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MID - 1AM

12:01AM Richard Willis - It Came upon the Midnight Clear
Dean Shostak, glass armonica
Dean Shostak 131 - BUY

12:06AM Adolphe Adam - O Holy Night
New Dublin Voices
Bernie Sherlock, conductor
SELF PROD 441 - BUY

12:11AM Christmas Music - Medley
Emily Mitchell, harp
Albany 1438 - BUY

12:24AM Anonymous - A Medieval Christmas
Folger Consort
Bard 9106 - BUY

12:46AM Ralph Vaughan Williams - Fantasia on Christmas Carols
English Chamber Orchestra
Matthew Best, conductor
Thomas Allen, baritone
Hyperion 20420 - BUY


1AM - 2AM

1:01AM Max Reger - Maria Wiegenlied (Mary's Cradle Song)
Roland Pontinen, piano
Bis 1164 - BUY

1:03AM Max Reger - O Jesu most sweet
RIAS Chamber Choir
Uwe Gronostay, conductor
Harmonia Mundi 901794 - BUY

1:06AM Gordon Getty - Four Christmas Carols
New Century Chamber Orchestra
Dawn Harms, conductor
PentaTone 537 - BUY

1:16AM Traditional - O Christmas Tree
Vienna Boys Choir
DG 449965 - BUY

1:18AM Claude Debussy - La Boite a Joujoux (The Toy Box)
Lyon National Orchestra
Jun Markl, conductor
Naxos 572568 - BUY

1:52AM Frederick Delius - Sleigh Ride
Northern Sinfonia of England
Richard Hickox, conductor
EMI 65067 - BUY


2AM - 3AM

2:01AM Anonymous - Alleluya, A New Work
Trio Mediaeval
ECM 2416 - BUY

2:06AM Peter Tchaikovsky - The Nutcracker: Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy
Harmonie Ensemble
Steven Richman, conductor
Harmonia Mundi 907493 - BUY

2:09AM Franz Liszt - Weihnachtsbaum (Christmas Tree Suite)
Leslie Howard, piano
Hyperion 67233 - BUY

2:34AM Christmas Music - Medley for Advent
Choir of Clare College, Cambridge
Graham Ross, conductor
Harmonia Mundi 907579 - BUY

2:55AM John Ireland - The Holy Boy
La Pieta
Angele Dubeau, conductor
Analekta 8730 - BUY


3AM - 4AM

3:01AM Otto Kotilainen - The sparrow on Christmas morning (Varpunen jouluaamuna)
Lahti Symphony Orchestra
Osmo Vanska, conductor
Bis 947 - BUY

3:06AM Christmas Music - Medley
Chanticleer
Chanticleer 8803 - BUY

3:18AM Lars-Erik Larsson - The Winter's Tale
Stockholm Sinfonietta
Jan-Olav Wedin, conductor
Bis 165 - BUY

3:31AM Rebecca Dale - Winter
Voces8
London/Decca 25736 - BUY

3:36AM Alan Hovhaness - Symphony No. 49 "Christmas Symphony"
Northwest Sinfonia
Gerard Schwarz, conductor
Crystal 811 - BUY


4AM - 5AM

4:01AM Traditional - The First Noel
Arturo Delmoni, violin
Listen 50001 - BUY

4:06AM Johann Sebastian Bach - O Jesulein suss (O little one sweet)
Choral Arts Society of Washington
Norman Scribner, conductor
Naxos 555049 - BUY

4:10AM Ola Gjeilo - First Snow
12 Ensemble
Ola Gjeilo, piano
London/Decca 4816326 - BUY

4:14AM Dimitri Tiomkin - It's A Wonderful Life: Suite
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
David Newman, conductor
Telarc 88801 - BUY

4:54AM James Sclater - What Sweeter Music
University of Texas Chamber Singers
James Morrow, conductor
Koch 7698 - BUY


5AM - 6AM

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

5:06AM Traditional - Angels We Have Heard on High; Away in a Manger; Hark! the Herald Angels Sing; In Dulci Jubilo
The Singers
Matthew Culloton, conductor
Singers 3458 - BUY

5:20AM Gustav Holst - Midwinter
The OK Factor
SELF PROD 438 - BUY

5:24AM Christmas Music - Christmas Medley
Vasari Singers
Jeremy Backhouse, conductor
Martin Ford, organ
Naxos 573030 - BUY

5:51AM Peter Tchaikovsky - The Nutcracker: Waltz of the Flowers
London Symphony Orchestra
Andre Previn, conductor
EMI 65145 - BUY


6AM - 7AM

6:01AM Christmas Music - Three Carols
Choral Guild of Atlanta
William Noll, conductor
Sony 62698 - BUY

6:06AM Traditional - Huron Carol ('Twas in the Moon of Wintertime)
Yolanda Kondonassis, harp
Telarc 80446 - BUY

6:09AM Francis Poulenc - Four Christmas Motets
The Sixteen
Harry Christophers, conductor
Virgin 91075 - BUY

6:21AM Michel Corrette - Symphony of Noels No. 2
La Fantasia
Rien Voskuilen, conductor
Columns 290412 - BUY

6:32AM Christmas Music - The Peace of Christmas
City of London Sinfonia
John Rutter, conductor
Collegium 111 - BUY


7AM - 8AM

7:01AM Peter Tchaikovsky - The Seasons: December (Christmas)
Lydia Artymiw, piano
Chandos 8349 - BUY

7:06AM Traditional - O Little Town of Bethlehem
Antoine Bareil, violin
Analekta 9982 - BUY

7:11AM Howard Blake - The Snowman: Walking in the Air
Cincinnati Pops Orchestra
Erich Kunzel, conductor
Stephen Van Dyck, treble
Telarc 80226 - BUY

7:16AM Henry Gauntlett - Once in Royal David's City
Choir of King's College, Cambridge
David Willcocks, conductor
Andrew Davis, organ
London/Decca 5302 - BUY

7:23AM Rick Sowash - Piano Trio No. 3 "A Christmas Divertimento"
Mirecourt Trio
Gasparo 254 - BUY

7:44AM Leroy Anderson - Sleigh Ride
Jeffrey Biegel, piano
Steinway & Sons 30005 - BUY

7:48AM Otto Nicolai - Christmas Overture
Bamberg Symphony Orchestra
Karl Anton Rickenbacher, conductor
Virgin 91079 - BUY


8AM - 9AM

8:01AM Christmas Music - Christmas Waltzes
Boston Pops Orchestra
Keith Lockhart, conductor
RCA 63252 - BUY

8:06AM Traditional - Four Carols: Good People All, This Christmastime; Still, Still, Still; Cherry Tree Carol; The Holly and the Ivy
Adagio Trio
Adagio Trio 2 - BUY

8:14AM John Rutter - Mary's Lullaby
Cambridge Singers
John Rutter, conductor
Collegium 121 - BUY

8:20AM Jacques Offenbach - Snowflake Ballet
Gulbenkian Orchestra
Michel Swierczewski, conductor
Nimbus 5303 - BUY

8:32AM Christmas Music - Seven Joys of Christmas
Santa Fe Desert Chorale
Linda Mack, conductor
Clarion 926 - BUY

8:46AM Philip Lane - Old Christmas Music
Royal Ballet Sinfonia
Gavin Sutherland, conductor
Naxos 572744 - BUY


9AM - 10AM

9:06AM Peter Tchaikovsky - The Nutcracker: Christmas Tree and March
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Vladimir Ashkenazy, conductor
London/Decca 433000 - BUY

9:13AM William James Kirkpatrick - Away in a Manger
Choir of Royal Holloway
Rupert Gough, conductor
London/Decca 4816326 - BUY

9:19AM John Rutter/Traditional - Shepherd's Pipe Carol; Coventry Carol; In dulci jubilo; The First Nowell
London Brass
Teldec 46443 - BUY

9:31AM Traditional Norwegian - Wintertide
Choir of Royal Holloway
Rupert Gough, conductor
London/Decca 4816326 - BUY

9:34AM Ola Gjeilo - First Snow
12 Ensemble
Ola Gjeilo, piano
London/Decca 4816326 - BUY

9:39AM Christmas Music - Christmas Medley
Cincinnati Pops Orchestra
John Morris Russell, conductor
Fanfare Cincinnati 1 - BUY


10AM - 11AM

10:07AM John Williams - Home Alone: Somewhere in My Memory
Boston Pops Orchestra
John Williams, conductor
Sony 48232 - BUY

10:11AM John Williams - Home Alone: Holiday Flight
Boston Pops Orchestra
John Williams, conductor
Sony 48232 - BUY

10:13AM Alan Silvestri - The Polar Express: Spirit of the Season
Original Soundtrack Recording
Alan Silvestri, conductor
Warner 48897 - BUY

10:18AM Miles Goodman - The Muppet Christmas Carol: Overture
Original Cast Recording
Walt Disney 71185 - BUY

10:23AM Leslie Bricusse - Scrooge: Overture
Original Cast Recording
Columbia 1970 - BUY

10:26AM Leslie Bricusse - Scrooge: I Hate People
Original Cast Recording
Albert Finney, vocals
Columbia 1970 - BUY

10:31AM Richard Addinsell - A Christmas Carol: Suite
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
David Newman, conductor
Telarc 88801 - BUY

10:47AM Dimitri Tiomkin - It's A Wonderful Life
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
David Newman, conductor
Telarc 88801 - BUY

10:55AM Traditional - A Visit from Saint Nicholas
Boston Pops Orchestra
John Williams, conductor
Robin Williams, narrator
Sony 48232 - BUY


11AM - 12N

11:01AM Coots/Autry - Santa Claus Medley
Ayako Shinozaki, harp
Sony 62677 - BUY

11:06AM Traditional - Christmas Medley
Empire Brass
EMI 49097 - BUY

11:15AM Alfred Burt - Caroling, Caroling
May Festival Chorus
Robert Porco, conductor
Fanfare Cincinnati 12 - BUY

11:19AM William Henry Fry - Santa Claus Symphony
Royal Scottish Orchestra
Tony Rowe, conductor
Naxos 559057 - BUY

11:46AM Traditional - Good King Wenceslas
Canadian Brass
Eric Robertson, organ
Opening Day 7345 - BUY

11:48AM Medley - O Come, All Ye Faithful; The First Noel; Hark! the Herald Angels Sing
Choir of Trinity College, Cambridge
Richard Marlow, conductor
Sony 3770 - BUY


12N - 1PM

12:01PM Traditional - Wexford Carol; Gloucestershire Wassail
Mainstreet Brass Quintet
MSR 1325 - BUY

12:06PM Richard Addinsell - A Christmas Carol: Suite
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
David Newman, conductor
Telarc 88801 - BUY

12:21PM Hugh Martin/Ralph Blane - Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
Skylark Vocal Ensemble
Dorian 92216 - BUY

12:25PM Stephen Chatman - Carols of the Nativity
University of British Columbia Singers
Bruce Pullan, conductor
Kathleen Allen, soprano
Centrediscs 15509 - BUY

12:46PM Traditional Scottish - Scottis Dance/Swit St. Nikclas
Kirk Elliott
Pipistrelle 2016 - BUY

12:50PM George Chadwick - Symphonic Sketches: Noel
Czecho-Slovak State Philharmonic
Jose Serebrier, conductor
Reference 64 - BUY


1PM - 2PM

1:01PM Traditional - The Darkest Midnight in December
Choir of Westminster Abbey
David Chatterley, hurdy-gurdy
Sony 62688 - BUY

1:07PM Ottorino Respighi - Three Botticelli Pictures: Adoration of the Magi
Chamber Orchestra of Lausanne
Jesus Lopez-Cobos, conductor
Telarc 80309 - BUY

1:15PM Marcel Tournier - Six Noels for Harp
Judy Loman, harp
Naxos 572510 - BUY

1:26PM Carl Davis - A Christmas Carol
Northern Ballet Theater Orchestra
John Pryce-Jones, conductor
Naxos 553495 - BUY

1:45PM Traditional - O Little Town of Bethlehem
Choir of St. Paul's Cathedral
Andrew Carwood, conductor
Simon Johnson, organ
London/Decca 4789225 - BUY

1:49PM Traditional/Praetorius - The Holly and the Ivy; Lo, How a Rose E'er Blooming; O Tannenbaum
Empire Brass
EMI 49097 - BUY


2PM - 3PM

2:01PM Mack Wilberg - On This Merriest Christmas Day
Mormon Tabernacle Choir
Mack Wilberg/Ryan Murphy, conductor
Mormon Tabernacle 5126060 - BUY

2:07PM Jule Styne - Let it Snow! Let it Snow! Let it Snow!
Duo Campion-Vachon
Analekta 9818 - BUY

2:10PM Peter Tchaikovsky - The Nutcracker: Characteristic Dances
Boston Pops Orchestra
Arthur Fiedler, conductor
DG 447013 - BUY

2:21PM John Rutter - Christmas Carol Medley
Ambrosian Singers
Vaughan Meakins, conductor
Intersound 2856 - BUY

2:38PM Medley - Suite of Carols for Woodwinds
BBC Concert Orchestra
Leonard Slatkin, conductor
Naxos 559621 - BUY

2:49PM Traditional - Christmas Medley
Choir of New College, Oxford
Edward Higginbottom, conductor
CRD 3443 - BUY


3PM - 4PM

3:01PM Henry Purcell - Two Christmas Interludes
Northwest Chamber Orchestra of Seattle
Alun Francis, conductor
Helios 88028 - BUY

3:07PM John Rutter - Ave Maria
Cambridge Singers
John Rutter, conductor
Collegium 133 - BUY

3:10PM Leroy Anderson - Suite of Carols
BBC Concert Orchestra
Leonard Slatkin, conductor
Naxos 559357 - BUY

3:23PM Malcolm Arnold - Commonwealth Christmas Overture
London Philharmonic Orchestra
Malcolm Arnold, conductor
Reference 48 - BUY

3:44PM Traditional English - I Saw Three Ships
Anonymous 4
Andrew Lawrence-King, harp
Harmonia Mundi 907325 - BUY

3:47PM Traditional - French and English Christmas Music
Apollo's Fire Baroque Orchestra
Jeannette Sorrell, conductor
Koch 7582 - BUY


4PM - 5PM

4:01PM Franz Gruber - Silent Night
Boys' Choir of Harlem
Richard Stoltzman, clarinet
RCA 61839 - BUY

4:07PM Sigismund Schneider - Christmas March
The Romantic Quartet
Ars Produktion 38086 - BUY

4:10PM James Pierpont - Jingle Bells
CSSR State Philharmonic Orchestra
Peter Breiner, conductor
Naxos 550301 - BUY

4:16PM Massimo Paris - X'mas Suite
Los Romeros
Massimo Paris, conductor
DG 17474 - BUY

4:39PM Traditional - Wassail Song
RCA Victor Singers
Richard Westenburg, conductor
RCA 61910 - BUY

4:41PM Traditional - The First Nowell
RCA Victor Singers
Richard Westenburg, conductor
RCA 61910 - BUY

4:45PM Traditional - Good King Wenceslas
RCA Victor Singers
Richard Westenburg, conductor
RCA 61910 - BUY

4:47PM Jacques Offenbach - Snowflake Ballet
Gulbenkian Orchestra
Michel Swierczewski, conductor
Nimbus 5303 - BUY


5PM - 6PM

5:01PM Bernard Andres - Aquatintes No. 3/We Three Kings of Orient Are
Megan Metheney, harp
Greenharp 29753 - BUY

5:07PM Franz Liszt - Christmas Tree Suite
Roland Pontinen, piano
Bis 1164 - BUY

5:20PM Traditional - O Tannenbaum (O Christmas Tree)
Robert Shaw Chamber Singers
Robert Shaw, conductor
Telarc 80377 - BUY

5:23PM Patric Standford - A Christmas Carol Symphony
City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra
Gavin Sutherland, conductor
Naxos 557099 - BUY

5:44PM Marc-Antoine Charpentier - Noels
The King's Violins
Bernard Labadie, conductor
Dorian 90180 - BUY


6PM - 7PM

6:01PM Traditional - What Shall We Give?
Mormon Tabernacle Choir
Mack Wilberg/Ryan Murphy, conductor
Mormon Tabernacle 5110056 - BUY

6:06PM Dimitri Tiomkin - It's A Wonderful Life
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
David Newman, conductor
Telarc 88801 - BUY

6:11PM Richard Wagner - Der Tannenbaum (The Christmas Tree)
Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, baritone
EMI 67349 - BUY

6:15PM Paul Hindemith - Tuttifantchen: Suite
Queensland Symphony Orchestra
Werner Andreas Albert, conductor
Dean Olding, violin
CPO 999527 - BUY

6:36PM Traditional - When the Lovely Virgin Mary
Poznan Nightingales
Stefan Stuligrosz, conductor
Polskie Nagrania 268 - BUY

6:43PM Arcangelo Corelli - Concerto Grosso No. 8 "Christmas Concerto"
Liszt Chamber Orchestra
Janos Rolla, conductor
Hungaroton 12376 - BUY


7PM - 8PM

7:01PM Coots/Autry - Santa Claus Medley
Ayako Shinozaki, harp
Sony 62677 - BUY

7:06PM Traditional German - Still, Still, Still
Vienna Boys Choir
Gerald Wirth, conductor
Koch 7584 - BUY

7:08PM Traditional - Ihr Kinderlein kommet (O Come Little Children)
Vienna Boys Choir
Koch 7584 - BUY

7:10PM Ronald Kaufmann - Sing a Joyful Song of Christmas
Vienna Boys Choir
Koch 7584 - BUY

7:12PM Traditional French - Il est ne, le divin enfant (Now is born the divine Christ child)
Vienna Boys Choir
Gerald Wirth, conductor
Koch 7584 - BUY

7:16PM Noel Regney/Gloria Shayne - Do You Hear What I Hear?
Northern Lights Orchestra
Petri Juutilainen, conductor
Warren Schatz 5 - BUY

7:21PM Leopold Mozart - Toy Symphony
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Neville Marriner, conductor
Philips 416386 - BUY

7:40PM Rick Sowash - Sir Gawain & the Green Knight: A Christmas Legend: Arthur's Court at Christmas & Hunting Scenes
Cheryl Trace, violin
Sowash 11 - BUY

7:46PM Robert Russell Bennett - The Many Moods of Christmas No. 3
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
Robert Shaw, conductor
Telarc 80087 - BUY


8PM - 9PM

8:01PM Johann Sebastian Bach - Orchestral Suite No. 3: Air on the G String
Scottish Ensemble
Jonathan Rees, conductor
Virgin 91464 - BUY

8:06PM Christmas Music - The Christmas Story: selections
Ars Nova Copenhagen
Paul Hillier, conductor
Harmonia Mundi 807565 - BUY

8:21PM Victor Hely-Hutchinson - A Carol Symphony
City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra
Gavin Sutherland, conductor
Naxos 557099 - BUY

8:47PM Marcel Samuel-Rousseau - Pastoral Variations on an Old Noel
Caroline Leonardelli, harp
Cen 1455 - BUY

8:57PM Traditional - The Boar's Head Carol
Robert Shaw Festival Singers
Robert Shaw, conductor
Telarc 80377 - BUY


9PM - 10PM

9:01PM Traditional - O Little Town of Bethlehem; The Cherry Tree Carol
Quink
Telarc 80202 - BUY

9:06PM Howard Blake - The Snowman: Walking in the Air
Cincinnati Pops Orchestra
Erich Kunzel, conductor
Stephen Van Dyck, treble
Telarc 80226 - BUY

9:10PM Peter Tchaikovsky - The Nutcracker: Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy
Jeffrey Biegel, piano
Steinway & Sons 30005 - BUY

9:12PM Peter Tchaikovsky - The Nutcracker: Russian Dance
Jeffrey Biegel, piano
Steinway & Sons 30005 - BUY

9:14PM John Rutter - Dancing Day
Etherea Vocal Ensemble
Grace Cloutier, harp
Delos 3422 - BUY

9:41PM Hugh Martin/Ralph Blane - Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
The OK Factor
SELF PROD 438 - BUY

9:43PM Giuseppe Sammartini - Concerto Grosso No. 6 "Christmas Concerto"
London Festival Orchestra
Ross Pople, conductor
Arte Nova 30506 - BUY


10PM - 11PM

10:01PM Richard Willis - It Came upon the Midnight Clear
Chanticleer
Rhino 284988 - BUY

10:06PM Felix Mendelssohn - Hark! the Herald Angels Sing
Mormon Tabernacle Choir
Craig Jessop, conductor
Sissel, soprano
Mormon Tabernacle 70071 - BUY

10:08PM Niels Gade - Christmas Eve Suite
Orchestra of the Mill
Andrew Penny, conductor
Lydian 18132 - BUY

10:20PM Gregorian Chant - Angelus ad Virginem
Voces8
Barnaby Smith, conductor
Emily Dickens, soprano
VCM 121 - BUY

10:23PM James Whitbourn - Missa Carolae
Westminster Williamson Voices
James Jordan, conductor
Daryl Robinson, organ
Naxos 573715 - BUY

10:44PM Traditional - Suantrai ar Slanaitheora (Lullaby of our Saviour)
Chamber Choir Ireland
Paul Hillier, conductor
Harmonia Mundi 807610 - BUY

10:48PM Medley - At Midnight Hour; Joy Be With You; Carol of the Birds; Winter's Falling Light
Ensemble Galilei
Dorian 92173 - BUY


11PM - MID

11:01PM Traditional - The Holly and the Ivy; Lo, how a Rose E'Er Blooming; I am so Glad each Christmas Eve
Michael Newman, guitar
Musical Heritage Society 515520 - BUY

11:06PM Mel Torme - The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire)
Chanticleer
Rhino 284988 - BUY

11:10PM Rick Sowash - Piano Trio No. 3 "A Christmas Divertimento"
Mirecourt Trio
Gasparo 254 - BUY

11:32PM Victor Herbert - March of the Toys
New York Pops
Skitch Henderson, conductor
EMI 54891 - BUY

11:38PM Ottorino Respighi - La Boutique fantasque (Fantastic Toy Shop)
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Neville Marriner, conductor
Philips 420485 - BUY
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