It’s the universal symbol of the Christmas season: a tree (typically a fir) adorned with ornaments and lights. But…what does any of that have to do with Christmas? The Christmas tree has a long history. But only fairly recently has it become especially common in homes at Christmas time.
Music in this episode
- “Eternal Hope” — Kevin MacLeod, via Youtube Audio Library
- “O Christmas Tree – Ernst Anshutz Christmas Piano Music” — Lesfm, via Pixabay
- “March” — Kai Engel, via Free Music Archive
- “Ambient Piano” — Balance Bay, via Pixabay
- “Greensleeves” — Lesfm, via Lesfm.net
- “Christmas Atmosphere” — Lesfm, via Pixabay
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Author: Brian Earl
Title: Backstory — Christmas Trees