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A December Tradition (DVD)

A December Tradition (DVD)

NEW! The long-awaited sequel to The Raleigh Ringers' wildly popular original DVD is now available on Blu-ray or DVD, in 5.1 channel surround sound.  
Price: $25.00
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DVD Description

For years, this question has been repeatedly asked of The Raleigh Ringers:  “When will you record another DVD?”  The answer became clear when UNC-TV approached the group in 2012, with its offer to help The Raleigh Ringers produce a sequel to the ensemble’s critically-acclaimed “One Winter Evening at Meymandi.”
Digitally recorded in the acoustically superior Meymandi Concert Hall in Raleigh, NC, and produced by the talented UNC-TV professionals in 5.1 channel surround sound using six HD cameras, “A December Tradition” is bound to become another fan favorite, regionally and nationwide.  
Enjoy 126 minutes of sounds of the season and more, including new special features, a “Year in the Life,” and exclusive “behind-the-scenes” action, all on your choice of Blu-ray or DVD.

Chapter List

  • Wizards in Winter – Trans-Siberian Orchestra, arr. Hart Morris
  • Boughs of Holly – Trans-Siberian Orchestra,  arr. Hart Morris
  • Pat-a-pan  – Burgundian Carol, arr. Fred Gramann
  • Valse Brilliante – Karen Lakey Buckwalter
  • March of the Toys – Victor Herbert, arr. Ardis Freeman
  • Coventry Carol – English Carol, arr. Sandra Eithun
  • You’re a Mean One, Mr. Grinch – Albert Hague and Doctor Seuss, arr. Hart Morris
  • Little Fugue (Fugue in G Minor) – Johann Sebastian Bach, trans. Michael Kastner
  • Farandole from ‘L’Arlesienne Suite No. 2’ – Georges Bizet, arr. William Griffin
  • Linus and Lucy – Vince Guaraldi, arr. Hart Morris
  • Come, O Come, Emmanuel – Veni Emmanuel, arr. Joel Raney and Arnold Sherman
  • Flight of the Bumblebee – Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakoff, arr. Martha LynnThompson
  • The First Noel – English Carol, arr. Cathy Moklebust
  • Good King Joy – Trans-Siberian Orchestra, arr. Hart Morris
  • Stille Nacht – Franz Gruber, arr. Betty Garee
  • Livin’ on a Prayer – Richard Sambora, arr. Keith Burt
  • Bohemian Rhapsody  – Freddie Mercury, arr. Paul A. McKlveen

Bonus Tracks

  • Fiddle Faddle – Leroy Anderson, arr. Toshikazu Yoshida
  • Dueling Banjos  – Arthur Smith, arr. Hart Morris
  • Legends  – William A. Payn
  • Yakety Sax  – James Rich and Boots Randolph, arr. Kryn Krautheim
  • Malaguena  – Ernesto Lecuona, arr. Martha Lynn Thompson
  • Don’t Stop Believin’ – Steve Perry, Neal Schon and Jonathan Cain, arr. Keith Burt
  • Firebird Finale – Igor Stravinsky, arr. Douglas Floyd Smith

Special Features

  • Full Concert Video
  • Rock & Roll Encores
  • 7 Bonus Songs
  • Still Photo Gallery
  • Behind the Scenes
  • A Year in the Life
  • 5.1 Channel Dolby Digital Audio
 Total Playing Time:  126 minutes

Produced by:
David M. Harris, Music Director
Michael Sheehan, Video Director

The Raleigh Ringers:

Bob Auchter Barbara Marley
Ruth Brown Cindy Massey
Keith Burt David Metz
Erin Glendening Andy Punch
Anna Hobgood Nancy Ritter
Sandra Hopson Jennifer Stearns
Alexandra Jantzen Diane van Dijk
Lauren Jones Ann Lowe Vodicka
Lisa Ann Kelder Doug White

Video Acknowledgements

Many people contributed their time and effort to the "A December Tradition" project. These supporters include:

At the Duke Center for the Performing Arts:

Production Supervisor Mike Edwards
Assistant Supervisor Michelle Boyette
Event Coordinator Allen Puryear
House Lighting Julia Lochra
Front of House Manager Bob Leyes
Audio Consultant Andy Punch
Concert Lighting Design Thomas Mauney
Backstage Assistant Sherry Graham
Makeup Susan Ballard
Makeup Assistant  Julie Sproule
B-roll Videographer Joe Barta IV

Video production services provided by UNC-TV
Executive Producer Scott Davis
Director of Production Shannon Vickery
Director of Operations Martha McMillan
Production Business Manager Melonie Baldwin
Production Manager  Michelle Sherlock
Associate Producer  Jill Davis
Assistant Director Cathy Campbell
Producer/Video Director Michael Sheehan
Score Reader  Kryn Krautheim
Engineer in Charge Adam Woodlief
Senior Audio  Karen Pearce
Television Lighting Director Steve Price
Online Editor  Peter Olafson
Technical Director Kevin Calnan
Video Engineer Phil Arrington
Video Engineer  Mark Dreckmann
Teleprompter Operator Kevin Calnan
Camera Operator Cornel Campbell
Camera Operator H. B. Hough
Camera Operator Brad Kaplan
Camera Operator Lynn McConnell
Camera Operator Tammi Thornton
Camera Operator David Tyson
Boom Camera Operator Ben Root
Audio Assistant Grant Dennis
Audio Assistant Mike Milstead
Audio Assistant Joseph Smith
Lighting Assistant Jennifer Bryson
Lighting Assistant Nick Kepple
Production Assistant Chris Bosak
Video Tape Operator Scott Marsh
Graphic Design:  Angie Dickinson Design

Concert Still Photography:  Mark Manring Recording & Photography 

DVD/Blu-ray Authoring: Spreading Flames Media 

DVD/Blu-ray Production:   Oasis Disc Manufacturing 

Behind the Scenes and Menu Music:
  December Pastorale
Fred Story, Concentrix Music and Sound Design

The Raleigh Ringers video committee:
  • Bob Auchter
  • Ruth Brown
  • Keith Burt
  • Erin Glendening
  • David Harris
  • Sandra Hopson
  • Cindy Massey
  • Andy Punch
  • Nancy Ritter
  • Diane van Dijk
Significant Underwriters for the 2013 UNC-TV Broadcast:
Malmark, Inc.
Additional Underwriters for the 2013 UNC-TV Broadcast:

Stef and Diane van Dijk
Drs. Gil and Karen Brock
The Raleigh Ringers – Past and Present
Jerri Bland
BP Studios
David and Ruth Brown
CBL Handbell Services
ChemWare, Inc.
Gaugert Financial
Richard and Mary Glendening
David and Kristina Harris
Doug and Connie Harris
Bill and Cristi Heffelfinger
Jeffers Handbell Supply, Inc.
John Daniel Associates, Inc.
George and Claire Latham
Poole Printing Co., Inc.
Robert and Sara Porter
The Family of Carl Rovainen
Rob and Karen Sunday
The Family of Eleanor Harris Sundblad
Whitechapel Bell Foundry Limited