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MID - 1AM

12:06AM Traditional Swedish - When Christmas morning gleams; Yule, yule, sparkling yule; Virgin Mary
Gothenburg Cathedral Boy's Choir
Simon Phipps, conductor
Naxos 553965 - BUY

12:15AM Benjamin Britten - A Ceremony of Carols
Choir of King's College, Cambridge
David Willcocks, conductor
EMI 47709 - BUY

12:39AM Max Bruch - Let us rock the little child
RIAS Chamber Choir
Uwe Gronostay, conductor
Harmonia Mundi 901794 - BUY

12:41AM Max Reger - Sleep, my little child
RIAS Chamber Choir
Uwe Gronostay, conductor
Harmonia Mundi 901794 - BUY

12:43AM Max Reger - From heaven on high I come
RIAS Chamber Choir
Uwe Gronostay, conductor
Harmonia Mundi 901794 - BUY

12:44AM Max Reger - O Jesu most sweet
RIAS Chamber Choir
Uwe Gronostay, conductor
Harmonia Mundi 901794 - BUY

12:47AM Niels Gade - Christmas Eve Suite
Orchestra of the Mill
Andrew Penny, conductor
Lydian 18132 - BUY


1AM - 2AM

1:01AM Stephen Paulus - This Endris Night
Dale Warland Singers
Dale Warland, conductor
Gothic 49208 - BUY

1:06AM Ralph Vaughan Williams - Fantasia on Christmas Carols
City of London Sinfonia
John Rutter, conductor
Stephen Varcoe, baritone
Collegium 512 - BUY

1:20AM Traditional - Wach, Nachtigall, wach auf
MDR Radio Chorus Leipzig
Philipp Ahmann, conductor
Genuin 15381 - BUY

1:22AM Paul Hindemith - Tuttifantchen: Suite
Queensland Symphony Orchestra
Werner Andreas Albert, conductor
Dean Olding, violin
CPO 999527 - BUY

1:42AM Traditional - I Wonder as I Wander
Chanticleer
Chanticleer 8803 - BUY

1:47AM Traditional - French and English Christmas Music
Apollo's Fire Baroque Orchestra
Jeannette Sorrell, conductor
Koch 7582 - BUY


2AM - 3AM

2:01AM Traditional - O Come, O Come Emmanuel
David Wood, guitar
Broken Hip 7 - BUY

2:07AM Gustaf Nordqvist - Jul, Jul, stralande jul (Yule, Yule, sparkling Yule)
Danderyd Vocal Ensemble
Rikard Karlsson, conductor
Bis 2237 - BUY

2:10AM Hugh Martin/Ralph Blane - Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
Imani Winds
Koch 7748 - BUY

2:14AM Dimitri Tiomkin - It's A Wonderful Life: Suite
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
David Newman, conductor
Telarc 88801 - BUY

2:54AM Franz Schubert - Ave Maria
Yo-Yo Ma, cello
Sony 10316 - BUY


3AM - 4AM

3:01AM Robert Parsons - Ave Maria
Septura
Naxos 573719 - BUY

3:06AM Engelbert Humperdinck - Blue Bird: Christmas Dream
Bamberg Symphony Orchestra
Karl Anton Rickenbacher, conductor
Virgin 91494 - BUY

3:12AM Traditional - Candlelight Carol; The Holly and the Ivy
American Boychoir
James Litton/Fernando Malvar-Ruiz, conductor
William Trafka, organ
Albemarle 1004 - BUY

3:21AM Traditional - The Sussex Mummers' Christmas Carol
Jeffrey Biegel, piano
Steinway & Sons 30005 - BUY

3:24AM Christmas Music - O Little Town of Bethlehem; God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen; Jesus Christ the Apple Tree; Good King Wenceslas
Choir of St. John's College, Cambridge
George Guest, conductor
Chandos 8485 - BUY

3:39AM Gustav Holst - A Winter Idyll
Ulster Orchestra
JoAnn Falletta, conductor
Naxos 572914 - BUY

3:48AM Medley - At Midnight Hour; Joy Be With You; Carol of the Birds; Winter's Falling Light
Ensemble Galilei
Dorian 92173 - BUY


4AM - 5AM

4:01AM Peter Warlock - Bethlehem Down
The Sixteen
Harry Christophers, conductor
Coro 16146 - BUY

4:06AM Andre Jolivet - Pastorales de Noel
Chamber Music Palm Beach
Klavier 11135 - BUY

4:21AM Alan Hovhaness - Symphony No. 49 "Christmas Symphony"
Northwest Sinfonia
Gerard Schwarz, conductor
Crystal 811 - BUY

4:44AM Richard Rodney Bennett - Five Carols
New York Polyphony
Sarah Brailey, soprano
Bis 2099 - BUY

4:55AM Traditional German - Still, Still, Still
Emily Mitchell, harp
Albany 1438 - BUY


5AM - 6AM

5:01AM Johann Sebastian Bach - Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring; Amazing Grace
John Bayless, piano
Koch 9610 - BUY

5:06AM Marcel Tournier - Six Noels for Harp
Judy Loman, harp
Naxos 572510 - BUY

5:16AM Traditional English - Tomorrow Shall Be My Dancing Day
Dale Warland Singers
Dale Warland, conductor
Gothic 49208 - BUY

5:18AM Felix Mendelssohn - Hark! the Herald Angels Sing
Dale Warland Singers
Dale Warland, conductor
Gothic 49208 - BUY

5:22AM Medley - Noel Nouvelet; The Traveller Benighted in Snow; A Merry Christmas
Quadriga Consort
DHM 75722 - BUY

5:31AM Christmas Music - Seven Joys of Christmas
Santa Fe Desert Chorale
Linda Mack, conductor
Clarion 926 - BUY

5:46AM Franz Liszt - Christmas Tree Suite
Roland Pontinen, piano
Bis 1164 - BUY


6AM - 7AM

6:03AM Jacob Narverud - Season of Light
Essential Voices USA
Judith Clurman, conductor
Dorian 70006 - BUY

6:06AM George Frideric Handel - Harp Concerto
Toulouse Chamber Orchestra
Louis Auriacombe, conductor
Lily Laskine, harp
EMI 65335 - BUY

6:21AM Traditional - O Jesulein suss; Ich steh an deiner Krippen hier; Silent Night
Ensemble Amarcord
Apollon 10101 - BUY

6:30AM John Rutter - Lullaby for Pegi
Sinfonia Cymru
John Rutter, conductor
Catrin Finch, harp
DG 17606 - BUY

6:34AM John Rutter - Mary's Lullaby
Choir of Clare College, Cambridge
John Rutter, conductor
London/Decca 425500 - BUY

6:39AM Christmas Music - He is Born Emanuel; How Brightly Shines the Morning Star; Lo, How a Rose E'er Blooming; Volta; God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen
Pittsburgh Symphony Brass
Four Winds 3017 - BUY

6:48AM Otto Nicolai - Christmas Overture
Bamberg Symphony Orchestra
Karl Anton Rickenbacher, conductor
Virgin 91079 - BUY


7AM - 8AM

7:01AM Christmas Music - Three Carols
Choral Guild of Atlanta
William Noll, conductor
Sony 62698 - BUY

7:06AM Traditional - Christmas Medley
Arturo Delmoni, violin
Listen 50001 - BUY

7:13AM Traditional - The First Noel
Chanticleer
Chanticleer 1 - BUY

7:18AM Traditional Czech - Rocking Carol (Little Jesus, Sweetly Sleep)
Chanticleer
Chanticleer 1 - BUY

7:21AM Traditional English - I Saw Three Ships; Away in a Manger; This Endris Night; We Wish You a Merry Christmas
Robert DeCormier Singers
Robert DeCormier, conductor
Arabesque 6525 - BUY

7:35AM Traditional German - Still, Still, Still
London Symphony Orchestra
Barry Wordsworth, conductor
Bryn Terfel, baritone
DG 4772 - BUY

7:39AM Charles Gounod - Ave Maria
Eaken Piano Trio
Naxos 554714 - BUY

7:47AM Various - Christmas Medley
Trinity Choir
Brian Jones, conductor
Dorian 93240 - BUY


8AM - 9AM

8:01AM Traditional - Jingle Bells; O Come All Ye Faithful; Joy to the World
Canadian Brass
Opening Day 7345 - BUY

8:06AM Gian Carlo Menotti - Amahl and the Night Visitors: Dance Suite
New Zealand Symphony Orchestra
Andrew Schenck, conductor
Koch 7005 - BUY

8:12AM Traditional - A Child is Born; In dulci jubilo; On Christmas Night
Choir of King's College, Cambridge
David Willcocks, conductor
EMI 63179 - BUY

8:22AM George Frideric Handel - Messiah: Comfort ye, my people
Dunedin Consort and Players
John Butt, conductor
Nicholas Mulroy, tenor
Linn 285 - BUY

8:33AM Rick Sowash - Sir Gawain & the Green Knight: A Christmas Legend: Arthur's Court at Christmas & Hunting Scenes
Cheryl Trace, violin
Sowash 11 - BUY

8:39AM Malcolm Arnold - Commonwealth Christmas Overture
London Philharmonic Orchestra
Malcolm Arnold, conductor
Reference 48 - BUY


9AM - 10AM

9:01AM Medley - Bach's Bells; Hark! the Herald Angels Sing
Canadian Brass
Steinway & Sons 30027 - BUY

9:06AM Traditional English - The Twelve Days of Christmas
The King's Men
KGS 17 - BUY

9:13AM Philip Lane - Old Christmas Music
Royal Ballet Sinfonia
Gavin Sutherland, conductor
Naxos 572744 - BUY

9:27AM Traditional - Sussex Carol; Sans Day Carol; Here We Come A-Wassailing
National Philharmonic Orchestra
Martin Neary, conductor
Michala Petri, recorder
RCA 60060 - BUY

9:37AM Rick Sowash - Piano Trio No. 3 "A Christmas Divertimento"
Mirecourt Trio
Gasparo 254 - BUY


10AM - 11AM

10:01AM Felix Bernard - Winter Wonderland
Duo Campion-Vachon
Analekta 9818 - BUY

10:03AM Jule Styne - Let it Snow! Let it Snow! Let it Snow!
Duo Campion-Vachon
Analekta 9818 - BUY

10:06AM Angela Morley - Snowride
RTE Concert Orchestra
Gavin Sutherland, conductor
Naxos 572744 - BUY

10:10AM Traditional - Tomorrow shall be my dancing day; Rejoice and be merry
Cambridge Singers
John Rutter, conductor
Collegium 133 - BUY

10:17AM Medley - Suite of Carols for Woodwinds
BBC Concert Orchestra
Leonard Slatkin, conductor
Naxos 559621 - BUY

10:30AM Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - German Dance No. 3 "Sleigh Ride"
Vienna Philharmonic
Claudio Abbado, conductor
DG 431628 - BUY

10:33AM Christmas Music - Christmas Medley
Vasari Singers
Jeremy Backhouse, conductor
Martin Ford, organ
Naxos 573030 - BUY


11AM - 12N

11:01AM Ralph Vaughan Williams - Fantasia on Greensleeves
London Symphony Orchestra
Adrian Boult, conductor
EMI 64022 - BUY

11:06AM Rebecca Dale - Winter
Voces8
London/Decca 25736 - BUY

11:12AM Malcolm Arnold - The Holly and the Ivy: Fantasy on Christmas Carols
BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
Rumon Gamba, conductor
Chandos 9851 - BUY

11:22AM Frederick Delius - Sleigh Ride
Northern Sinfonia of England
Richard Hickox, conductor
EMI 65067 - BUY

11:29AM Traditional - See Amid the Winter Snow
Choir of King's College, Cambridge
David Willcocks, conductor
London/Decca 425499 - BUY

11:33AM Traditional - In the Bleak Midwinter
Choir of King's College, Cambridge
David Willcocks, conductor
Simon Preston, organ
London/Decca 425499 - BUY

11:39AM Patric Standford - A Christmas Carol Symphony
City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra
Gavin Sutherland, conductor
Naxos 557099 - BUY


12N - 1PM

12:01PM Coots/Autry - Santa Claus Medley
Ayako Shinozaki, harp
Sony 62677 - BUY

12:06PM Cyril Mockridge - Miracle on 34th Street: Suite
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
David Newman, conductor
Telarc 88801 - BUY

12:19PM Leon Jessel - Parade of the Wooden Soldiers
Boston Pops Orchestra
John Williams, conductor
Sony 48232 - BUY

12:24PM Leopold Mozart - Toy Symphony
I Musici Montreal
Yuli Turovsky, conductor
Chandos 9098 - BUY

12:34PM Traditional - "A Mozart Christmas"
Hampton String Quartet
RCA 5625 - BUY

12:47PM Robert Russell Bennett - The Many Moods of Christmas No. 2
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
Robert Shaw, conductor
Telarc 80087 - BUY


1PM - 2PM

1:01PM Adam Saunders - Fairytale Sleighride
Royal Ballet Sinfonia
Gavin Sutherland, conductor
Naxos 572744 - BUY

1:06PM Gordon Langford - A Christmas Fantasy
Huddersfield Choral Society
Keith Rhodes, conductor
Chandos 8679 - BUY

1:14PM Traditional French - French Carol Medley
Copper Street Brass Quintet
SELF PROD 425 - BUY

1:21PM Gustav Holst - In the Bleak Midwinter
Welsh National Opera Orchestra
Tecwyn Evans, conductor
Bryn Terfel, bass
DG 14914 - BUY

1:25PM Edward Arthur - To Bethlehem
Welsh National Opera Orchestra
Tecwyn Evans, conductor
Bryn Terfel, bass
DG 14914 - BUY

1:28PM Traditional English - What Child is This?
Welsh National Opera Orchestra
Tecwyn Evans, conductor
Bryn Terfel, bass
DG 14914 - BUY

1:34PM Victor Hely-Hutchinson - A Carol Symphony
City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra
Gavin Sutherland, conductor
Naxos 557099 - BUY


2PM - 3PM

2:01PM Steven Amundson - Angel's Dance
Cincinnati Pops Orchestra
John Morris Russell, conductor
Fanfare Cincinnati 1 - BUY

2:06PM John Rutter - Christmas Carol Medley
Ambrosian Singers
Vaughan Meakins, conductor
Intersound 2856 - BUY

2:24PM Richard Addinsell - A Christmas Carol: Suite
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
David Newman, conductor
Telarc 88801 - BUY

2:40PM Sergei Prokofiev - Lieutenant Kije: Troika
Saint Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra
Yuri Temirkanov, conductor
EMI 11272 - BUY

2:43PM Georg Philipp Telemann - Festive Suite
London Festival Orchestra
Ross Pople, conductor
Arte Nova 30506 - BUY


3PM - 4PM

3:01PM John Rutter - What Sweeter Music
City of London Sinfonia
Stephen Cleobury, conductor
EMI 56605 - BUY

3:06PM Johann Sebastian Bach - Sheep May Safely Graze
Alessio Bax, piano
Signum 439 - BUY

3:13PM Massimo Paris - X'mas Suite
Los Romeros
Massimo Paris, conductor
DG 17474 - BUY

3:34PM Leroy Anderson - Sleigh Ride
American Horn Quartet
Peter Luff/Kerry Turner, conductor
MSR 1650 - BUY

3:37PM Traditional - O Christmas Tree
Philadelphia Brass Ensemble
Sony 7033 - BUY

3:40PM Carl Davis - A Christmas Carol
Northern Ballet Theater Orchestra
John Pryce-Jones, conductor
Naxos 553495 - BUY


4PM - 5PM

4:01PM John Rutter - I wish you Christmas
Cambridge Singers
John Rutter, conductor
Collegium 133 - BUY

4:06PM Peter Tchaikovsky - The Nutcracker: Chinese Dance
Berlin Philharmonic
Semyon Bychkov, conductor
Philips 420237 - BUY

4:07PM Peter Tchaikovsky - The Nutcracker: Arabian Dance
Berlin Philharmonic
Semyon Bychkov, conductor
Philips 420237 - BUY

4:10PM Peter Tchaikovsky - The Nutcracker: Russian Dance
Berlin Philharmonic
Semyon Bychkov, conductor
Philips 420237 - BUY

4:12PM Marcel Tournier - Six Noels for Harp
Emily Mitchell, harp
John Marks 20 - BUY

4:23PM Christmas Music - The Joy of Christmas
City of London Sinfonia
John Rutter, conductor
Collegium 111 - BUY

4:50PM Benjamin Britten - Men of Goodwill Variations on A Christmas Carol
Minnesota Orchestra
Neville Marriner, conductor
EMI 49300 - BUY


5PM - 6PM

5:01PM Traditional Czech - Rocking Carol (Little Jesus, Sweetly Sleep)
Danish National Vocal Ensemble
Michael Bojesen, conductor
Michala Petri, recorder
OUR Recordings 220615 - BUY

5:03PM Traditional - In dulci jubilo
Danish National Vocal Ensemble
Michael Bojesen, conductor
Michala Petri, recorder
OUR Recordings 220615 - BUY

5:06PM Jacques Offenbach - Snowflake Ballet
Gulbenkian Orchestra
Michel Swierczewski, conductor
Nimbus 5303 - BUY

5:19PM Traditional - Christmas Medley
Choir of New College, Oxford
Edward Higginbottom, conductor
Howard Moody, organ
CRD 3443 - BUY

5:32PM Traditional English - The Twelve Days of Christmas
Mormon Tabernacle Choir
Mormon Tabernacle 5007325 - BUY

5:42PM Traditional - O Christmas Tree
Empire Brass
EMI 49097 - BUY

5:46PM Robert Russell Bennett - The Many Moods of Christmas No. 4
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
Robert Shaw, conductor
Telarc 80087 - BUY


6PM - 7PM

6:01PM Sigismund Schneider - Christmas March
The Romantic Quartet
Ars Produktion 38086 - BUY

6:03PM Ronald Kaufmann - Sing a Joyful Song of Christmas
Vienna Boys Choir
Koch 7584 - BUY

6:06PM Medley - Festive Cheer
Isthmus Brass
John Stevens, conductor
Summit 610 - BUY

6:14PM Traditional - Christmas Medley
Choir of St. John's College, Cambridge
George Guest, conductor
London/Decca 421022 - BUY

6:26PM Massimo Paris - X'mas Suite
Los Romeros
Massimo Paris, conductor
DG 17474 - BUY

6:49PM John Rutter - The Colours of Christmas
Bach Choir
John Rutter, conductor
London/Decca 16092 - BUY

6:51PM Jan Sweelinck - Hodie Christus natus est
Bach Choir
John Rutter, conductor
London/Decca 16092 - BUY

6:54PM Felix Mendelssohn - Hark! the Herald Angels Sing
Bach Choir
John Rutter, conductor
London/Decca 16092 - BUY


7PM - 8PM

7:01PM Traditional - Wexford Carol; Gloucestershire Wassail
Mainstreet Brass Quintet
MSR 1325 - BUY

7:07PM Traditional - In dulci jubilo; Deck the Halls; Here We Come a-Wassailing
Choral Arts Society of Washington
Norman Scribner, conductor
Naxos 555049 - BUY

7:15PM Arthur Sullivan - Christmas Revels
RTE Sinfonietta
Andrew Penny, conductor
Marco Polo 223677 - BUY

7:30PM Traditional - All My Heart This Night Rejoices
Cambridge Singers
John Rutter, conductor
Collegium 106 - BUY

7:32PM John Rutter - There is a Flower
Cambridge Singers
John Rutter, conductor
Ruth Holton, soprano
Collegium 106 - BUY

7:36PM John Rutter - Candlelight Carol
Cambridge Singers
John Rutter, conductor
Collegium 106 - BUY

7:42PM Felix Bernard - Winter Wonderland
Hampton String Quartet
RCA 61839 - BUY

7:46PM Peter Tchaikovsky - The Nutcracker: Characteristic Dances
Mari Kodama, piano
Pentatone 579 - BUY


8PM - 9PM

8:01PM Traditional - O Little Town of Bethlehem; The Cherry Tree Carol
Quink
Telarc 80202 - BUY

8:06PM Medley - Suite of Carols for String Orchestra
BBC Concert Orchestra
Leonard Slatkin, conductor
Naxos 559621 - BUY

8:20PM William Henry Fry - Santa Claus Symphony
Royal Scottish Orchestra
Tony Rowe, conductor
Naxos 559057 - BUY

8:47PM Various - Christmas Medley
Trinity Choir
Brian Jones, conductor
Dorian 93240 - BUY


9PM - 10PM

9:01PM Traditional - The Darkest Midnight in December
Choir of Westminster Abbey
David Chatterley, hurdy-gurdy
Sony 62688 - BUY

9:06PM Ottorino Respighi - Three Botticelli Pictures: Adoration of the Magi
Boston Pops Orchestra
Keith Lockhart, conductor
Boston Pops 2 - BUY

9:15PM Gordon Getty - Four Christmas Carols
New Century Chamber Orchestra
Dawn Harms, conductor
PentaTone 537 - BUY

9:25PM Gustaf Nordqvist - Jul, Jul, stralande jul (Yule, Yule, sparkling Yule)
Orphei Drangar
Cecilia Rydinger Alin, conductor
Bis 1833 - BUY

9:28PM Franz Liszt - Weihnachtsbaum (Christmas Tree Suite)
Leslie Howard, piano
Hyperion 67233 - BUY

9:54PM Traditional - Today in Bethlehem; Since our Lord was Born
Poznan Nightingales
Stefan Stuligrosz, conductor
Polskie Nagrania 268 - BUY


10PM - 11PM

10:01PM Traditional - Dona Nobis Pacem (Give Us Peace)
Yo-Yo Ma, cello
Sony 24414 - BUY

10:03PM Traditional - The Wassail Song/All Through the Night
Yo-Yo Ma, cello
Sony 24414 - BUY

10:06PM George Chadwick - Symphonic Sketches: Noel
Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra
Raymond Leppard, conductor
Hidetaro Suzuki, violin
London/Decca 458157 - BUY

10:16PM Christmas Music - The Peace of Christmas
City of London Sinfonia
John Rutter, conductor
Collegium 111 - BUY

10:43PM Marc-Antoine Charpentier - Noels
Masques
Olivier Fortin, conductor
Analekta 9908 - BUY


11PM - MID

11:01PM Traditional - Three Danish Christmas Songs
National Philharmonic Orchestra
Martin Neary, conductor
Michala Petri, recorder
RCA 60060 - BUY

11:06PM Graham Ross - Lullay, my liking
Choir of Clare College, Cambridge
Graham Ross, conductor
Harmonia Mundi 907615 - BUY

11:12PM Arcangelo Corelli - Concerto Grosso No. 8 "Christmas Concerto"
The King's Violins
Bernard Labadie, conductor
Dorian 90180 - BUY

11:25PM Nikolai Kedrov - Otche nash (Our Father)
Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir
Paul Hillier, conductor
Harmonia Mundi 807410 - BUY

11:29PM Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov - Christmas Eve Suite
Scottish National Orchestra
Neeme Jarvi, conductor
Chandos 8327 - BUY
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