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MID - 1AM

12:01AM Johann Sebastian Bach - Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring; Amazing Grace
John Bayless, piano
Koch 9610 - BUY

12:06AM Engelbert Humperdinck - Blue Bird: Christmas Dream
Bamberg Symphony Orchestra
Karl Anton Rickenbacher, conductor
Virgin 91494 - BUY

12:12AM William Walton - Make we joy now in this fest
Choir of Gonville & Caius College, Cambridge
Geoffrey Webber, conductor
Delphian 34152 - BUY

12:15AM Traditional German - In dulci jubilo
Choir of Gonville & Caius College, Cambridge
Geoffrey Webber, conductor
Delphian 34152 - BUY

12:19AM Philip Lane - Old Christmas Music
Royal Ballet Sinfonia
Gavin Sutherland, conductor
Naxos 572744 - BUY

12:33AM Benjamin Britten - A Ceremony of Carols
The Sixteen
Harry Christophers, conductor
Sioned Williams, harp
Collins 1370 - BUY

12:55AM Traditional Irish - Early in the Morning/The Ivy Leaf/Christmas Comes But Once a Year
Quadriga Consort
DHM 75722 - BUY


1AM - 2AM

1:01AM Mark O'Connor - One Winter's Night
Mark O'Connor, violin
OMAC 16 - BUY

1:06AM Traditional Norwegian - Wintertide
Choir of Royal Holloway
Rupert Gough, conductor
London/Decca 4816326 - BUY

1:11AM Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov - Christmas Eve Suite
Scottish National Orchestra
Neeme Jarvi, conductor
Chandos 8327 - BUY

1:41AM Christmas Music - In dulci jubilo; In the Bleak Midwinter; O Holy Night; O Come, All Ye Faithful
Bach Choir
John Rutter, conductor
London/Decca 16092 - BUY


2AM - 3AM

2:01AM Medley - Bach's Bells; Hark! the Herald Angels Sing
Canadian Brass
Steinway & Sons 30027 - BUY

2:06AM Traditional Welsh - All Through the Night
Arturo Delmoni, violin
Listen 50001 - BUY

2:09AM Vilnis Salaks - On Christmas Eve
New York Latvian Concert Choir
Andres Jansons, conductor
Inese Berzina, soprano
Albany 1040 - BUY

2:25AM Max Reger - Weihnachtstraum (Christmas Dream)
Eteri Andjaparidze, piano
Naxos 553461 - BUY

2:27AM Christmas Music - Silent Night; Greensleeves; I Wonder as I Wander; Jesus Christ the Apple Tree; Zither Carol; Past Three O'Clock; We Wish You a Merry Christmas
BBC Singers
James Galway, conductor
James Galway, flute
RCA 5888 - BUY

2:52AM Gian Carlo Menotti - Amahl and the Night Visitors: Dance Suite
New Zealand Symphony Orchestra
Andrew Schenck, conductor
Koch 7005 - BUY


3AM - 4AM

3:01AM Philip Stopford - Lully, Lulla, Lullay
Choir of St. Paul's Cathedral
Andrew Carwood, conductor
London/Decca 4789225 - BUY

3:06AM Antonio Vivaldi - Violin Concerto "Il riposo" (Christmas Concerto)
La Pieta
Angele Dubeau, conductor
Analekta 8730 - BUY

3:15AM Traditional/John Rutter - What is this Lovely Fragrance?; Away in a Manger; Shepherd's Pipe Carol
Choir of Trinity Church
Brian Jones, conductor
Ross Wood, organ
London/Decca 430456 - BUY

3:29AM Various - Christmas Music from the British Isles
Seattle Pro Musica
Karen P. Thomas, conductor
SPM 2011 - BUY

3:48AM Traditional English - Coventry Carol
Rachel Van Voorhees, harp
Centaur 2209 - BUY

3:51AM Traditional - O Come, O Come Emmanuel
Rachel Van Voorhees, harp
Centaur 2209 - BUY

3:52AM Traditional - We Three Kings of Orient Are
Rachel Van Voorhees, harp
Centaur 2209 - BUY

3:54AM Richard Willis - It Came upon the Midnight Clear
Rachel Van Voorhees, harp
Centaur 2209 - BUY

3:57AM Traditional French - Angels We Have Heard on High
Rachel Van Voorhees, harp
Centaur 2209 - BUY


4AM - 5AM

4:01AM Traditional - Three Danish Christmas Songs
National Philharmonic Orchestra
Martin Neary, conductor
Michala Petri, recorder
RCA 60060 - BUY

4:06AM Alex Ryan - In the Bleak Midwinter
New Dublin Voices
Bernie Sherlock, conductor
SELF PROD 441 - BUY

4:09AM Conor O'Reilly - Dormi Jesu
New Dublin Voices
Bernie Sherlock, conductor
SELF PROD 441 - BUY

4:13AM Anonymous - The Donkey's Carol; The Friendly Beasts
Ensemble Galilei
Maggie Sansone, hammered dulcimer
Maggie's Music 108 - BUY

4:19AM Michel Corrette - Symphony of Noels No. 5
La Fantasia
Rien Voskuilen, conductor
Columns 290412 - BUY

4:33AM Peter Tchaikovsky - The Nutcracker: Divertissements
Stewart Goodyear, piano
Steinway & Sons 30040 - BUY

4:46AM Stephen Chatman - Christmas Joy
University of British Columbia Singers
Bruce Pullan, conductor
Stephen Smith, organ
Centrediscs 15509 - BUY


5AM - 6AM

5:01AM Gregor Joseph Werner - Shepherd's Music for Christmas
London Festival Orchestra
Ross Pople, conductor
Arte Nova 30506 - BUY

5:06AM Irving Berlin - White Christmas
Irina Muresanu, violin
Dorian 92216 - BUY

5:10AM Gustaf Nordqvist - Jul, Jul, stralande jul (Yule, Yule, sparkling Yule)
Orphei Drangar
Cecilia Rydinger Alin, conductor
Bis 1833 - BUY

5:13AM Christmas Music - O Tannenbaum; Ich steh an deiner Krippen hier
Eva Beneke, guitar
GSI 98010 - BUY

5:19AM Christmas Music - Seven Joys of Christmas
Santa Fe Desert Chorale
Linda Mack, conductor
Clarion 926 - BUY

5:33AM Ottorino Respighi - Three Botticelli Pictures: Adoration of the Magi
Boston Pops Orchestra
Keith Lockhart, conductor
Boston Pops 2 - BUY

5:42AM Morten Lauridsen - O Magnum Mysterium (O Great Mystery)
Dale Warland Singers
Dale Warland, conductor
Gothic 49252 - BUY

5:49AM Malcolm Arnold - The Holly and the Ivy: Fantasy on Christmas Carols
BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
Rumon Gamba, conductor
Chandos 9851 - BUY


6AM - 7AM

6:01AM John Rutter - Nativity Carol
Choir of Clare College, Cambridge
Graham Ross, conductor
Harmonia Mundi 907615 - BUY

6:06AM Traditional - Now found is the fairest of roses
Danish String Quartet
ECM 2550 - BUY

6:09AM Traditional - 3 European Christmas Songs
The Singphoniker
Irmgard Gorzawski, harp
CPO 777067 - BUY

6:20AM Ralph Vaughan Williams - Fantasia on Christmas Carols
English Chamber Orchestra
Matthew Best, conductor
Thomas Allen, baritone
Hyperion 20420 - BUY

6:35AM Pietro Yon - Gesu Bambino
Kelly Yost, piano
Channel Productions 1698 - BUY

6:40AM Traditional German - Still, Still, Still
Kelly Yost, piano
Channel Productions 1698 - BUY

6:45AM Traditional Czech - Rocking Carol (Little Jesus, Sweetly Sleep)
Chanticleer
Chanticleer 1 - BUY

6:49AM Adolphe Adam - O Holy Night
Chanticleer
Chanticleer 1 - BUY

6:53AM Traditional - The First Noel
Chanticleer
Chanticleer 1 - BUY


7AM - 8AM

7:01AM Peter Tchaikovsky - The Seasons: December (Christmas)
Tampere Philharmonic Orchestra
Leonid Grin, conductor
Ondine 782 - BUY

7:06AM Gustav Holst - In the Bleak Midwinter
Robert Shaw Chamber Singers
Robert Shaw, conductor
Telarc 80377 - BUY

7:10AM Traditional - God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen
Robert Shaw Chamber Singers
Robert Shaw, conductor
Telarc 80377 - BUY

7:12AM Rick Sowash - A Christmas Rondo
Kris Frankenfeld, violin
Sowash 11 - BUY

7:24AM Traditional - Christmas Medley
Choir of St. John's College, Cambridge
Andrew Nethsingha, conductor
John Challenger, organ
Chandos 5096 - BUY

7:45AM Johann Schmelzer - Sonata Natalis
Ludwig Guttler Brass Ensemble
Ludwig Guttler, conductor
Berlin 1117 - BUY

7:52AM Peter Tchaikovsky - The Nutcracker: Waltz of the Snowflakes
Cincinnati Pops Orchestra
Erich Kunzel, conductor
Telarc 80674 - BUY


8AM - 9AM

8:01AM Coots/Autry - Santa Claus Medley
Ayako Shinozaki, harp
Sony 62677 - BUY

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

8:20AM Johann Sebastian Bach - O Little One Sweet
Piano Guys
Sony 40612 - BUY

8:25AM John Rutter - What Sweeter Music
Mormon Tabernacle Choir
Craig Jessop, conductor
Mormon Tabernacle 1063 - BUY

8:31AM Traditional - Christmas Medley
Choir of New College, Oxford
Edward Higginbottom, conductor
Howard Moody, organ
CRD 3443 - BUY

8:45AM Arthur Sullivan - Christmas Revels
RTE Sinfonietta
Andrew Penny, conductor
Marco Polo 223677 - BUY


9AM - 10AM

9:01AM Medley - Holidays at Home
Mormon Tabernacle Choir
Mack Wilberg/Ryan Murphy, conductor
Rolando Villazon, tenor
Mormon Tabernacle 5186350 - BUY

9:06AM Traditional - A Canadian Brass Christmas Card
Canadian Brass
Bonneville 196 - BUY

9:10AM James Pierpont - Jingle a cappella
Chicago a cappella
Cedille 107 - BUY

9:16AM Emil Waldteufel - Christmas Roses
Gulbenkian Orchestra
Michel Swierczewski, conductor
Nimbus 5264 - BUY

9:26AM Ola Gjeilo - First Snow
12 Ensemble
Ola Gjeilo, piano
London/Decca 4816326 - BUY

9:30AM John Rutter - Dancing Day
Etherea Vocal Ensemble
Grace Cloutier, harp
Delos 3422 - BUY

9:55AM Traditional - Hark! the Herald Angels Sing
Trombones-L.A.
Hearts of Music 1 - BUY

9:57AM Traditional - Joy to the World
Trombones-L.A.
Hearts of Music 1 - BUY


10AM - 11AM

10:01AM Various - A Medley of Carols
The Choral Project
Daniel Hughes, conductor
Clarion 941 - BUY

10:06AM Traditional/Praetorius - The Holly and the Ivy; Lo, How a Rose E'er Blooming; O Tannenbaum
Empire Brass
EMI 49097 - BUY

10:16AM Hugh Martin/Ralph Blane - Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
Skylark Vocal Ensemble
Dorian 92216 - BUY

10:20AM Massimo Paris - X'mas Suite
Los Romeros
Massimo Paris, conductor
DG 17474 - BUY

10:42AM John Rutter - The Colours of Christmas
Bach Choir
John Rutter, conductor
London/Decca 16092 - BUY

10:47AM Peter Tchaikovsky - The Nutcracker: March
Harmonie Ensemble
Steven Richman, conductor
Harmonia Mundi 907493 - BUY

10:50AM Traditional English - The Twelve Days of Christmas
Mormon Tabernacle Choir
Mormon Tabernacle 5007325 - BUY


11AM - 12N

11:01AM Robert Parsons - Ave Maria
Septura
Naxos 573719 - BUY

11:06AM Christmas Music - Medley
Emily Mitchell, harp
Albany 1438 - BUY

11:20AM Charles Gounod - Ave Maria
Rolf Smedvig, trumpet
Telarc 80341 - BUY

11:23AM Johann Sebastian Bach - Choral Variations on Vom Himmel hoch
Boston Symphony Orchestra
Seiji Ozawa, conductor
Philips 432092 - BUY

11:36AM Herbert Howells - A Spotless Rose
Handel and Haydn Society Chorus
Grant Llewellyn, conductor
Avie 2078 - BUY

11:39AM Malcolm Arnold - Commonwealth Christmas Overture
London Philharmonic Orchestra
Malcolm Arnold, conductor
Reference 48 - BUY

11:59AM William Mathias - Bell Carol
Washington Chorus
Robert Shafer, conductor
William Neil, organ
Gothic 49235 - BUY


12N - 1PM

12:07PM Elizabeth Poston - Jesus Christ the Apple Tree
Pro Arte Singers
Paul Hillier, conductor
Harmonia Mundi 3957233 - BUY

12:10PM Christmas Music - Fum, Fum, Fum; Riu, Riu, Chiu; I Saw Three Ships
Isthmus Brass
John Stevens, conductor
Summit 610 - BUY

12:18PM Christmas Music - I Wonder as I Wander; Jesus, Jesus, Rest Your Heard; Bring a Torch, Jeanette, Isabella
Utah Chamber Artists
Barlow Bradford, conductor
Clarion 928 - BUY

12:29PM Benjamin Britten - Men of Goodwill Variations on A Christmas Carol
Minnesota Orchestra
Neville Marriner, conductor
EMI 49300 - BUY

12:39PM George Frideric Handel - Messiah: Hallelujah Chorus
Eva Beneke, guitar
GSI 98010 - BUY

12:43PM George Frideric Handel - Organ Concerto No. 9 "Hallelujah"
Paillard Chamber Orchestra
Marie-Claire Alain, organ
Boston Skyline 136 - BUY


1PM - 2PM

1:01PM Traditional - Suite of Carols
Arturo Delmoni, violin
John Marks 12 - BUY

1:06PM Traditional - Christmas Medley
Monteverdi Choir
John Eliot Gardiner, conductor
Philips 462050 - BUY

1:16PM Peter Tchaikovsky - The Nutcracker Ballet
New York Philharmonic
Leonard Bernstein, conductor
Sony 63162 - BUY

1:39PM Graham Lack - This Ember Night
Voces8
Barnaby Smith, conductor
VCM 121 - BUY

1:46PM Philip Lane - Old Christmas Music
Royal Ballet Sinfonia
Gavin Sutherland, conductor
Naxos 572744 - BUY


2PM - 3PM

2:01PM Adam Saunders - Fairytale Sleighride
Royal Ballet Sinfonia
Gavin Sutherland, conductor
Naxos 572744 - BUY

2:06PM Felix Mendelssohn - 6 Christmas Pieces
Munich Radio Symphony Orchestra
John Georgiadis, conductor
James Galway, flute
RCA 60736 - BUY

2:15PM Jay Livingston - Silver Bells
The OK Factor
SELF PROD 438 - BUY

2:19PM William Henry Fry - Santa Claus Symphony
Royal Scottish Orchestra
Tony Rowe, conductor
Naxos 559057 - BUY

2:47PM Jacques Offenbach - Snowflake Ballet
Gulbenkian Orchestra
Michel Swierczewski, conductor
Nimbus 5303 - BUY


3PM - 4PM

3:01PM Traditional - The First Nowell
Crouch End Festival Chorus
Evan Jolly/Paul Bateman, conductor
Silva 6049 - BUY

3:06PM Traditional - Christmas Medley
Copley Singers
Brian Jones, conductor
Christian Lane, organ
Gothic 49283 - BUY

3:29PM Carl Davis - A Christmas Carol
Northern Ballet Theater Orchestra
John Pryce-Jones, conductor
Naxos 553495 - BUY

3:48PM Traditional - The noble stem of Jesse
Choir of Clare College, Cambridge
John Rutter, conductor
London/Decca 425500 - BUY

3:50PM John Rutter - Mary's Lullaby
Choir of Clare College, Cambridge
John Rutter, conductor
London/Decca 425500 - BUY

3:54PM John Rutter - Donkey Carol
Choir of Clare College, Cambridge
John Rutter, conductor
London/Decca 425500 - BUY


4PM - 5PM

4:01PM Felix Bernard - Winter Wonderland
Simon Mulligan, piano
Steinway & Sons 30053 - BUY

4:06PM Johann Sebastian Bach - Cantata No. 42: Sinfonia
Accademia Bizantina
Ottavio Dantone, conductor
London/Decca 4782718 - BUY

4:13PM Cyril Mockridge - Miracle on 34th Street: Suite
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
David Newman, conductor
Telarc 88801 - BUY

4:26PM Frederick Delius - Sleigh Ride
Royal Scottish National Orchestra
David Lloyd-Jones, conductor
Naxos 557143 - BUY

4:32PM John Rutter - Christmas Carol Medley
Ambrosian Singers
Vaughan Meakins, conductor
Intersound 2856 - BUY

4:52PM Alexander Glazunov - Les Chanteurs de Noel
La Pieta
Angele Dubeau, conductor
Analekta 8730 - BUY


5PM - 6PM

5:01PM Traditional - Wexford Carol; Gloucestershire Wassail
Mainstreet Brass Quintet
MSR 1325 - BUY

5:06PM Otto Nicolai - Christmas Overture
Bamberg Symphony Orchestra
Karl Anton Rickenbacher, conductor
Virgin 91079 - BUY

5:19PM Christmas Music - The Joy of Christmas
City of London Sinfonia
John Rutter, conductor
Collegium 111 - BUY

5:46PM Medley - Suite of Carols for String Orchestra
BBC Concert Orchestra
Leonard Slatkin, conductor
Naxos 559621 - BUY


6PM - 7PM

6:01PM Traditional - Four German Carols
Berlin Philharmonic Brass
DG 413657 - BUY

6:06PM Ola Gjeilo - First Snow
12 Ensemble
Ola Gjeilo, piano
London/Decca 4816326 - BUY

6:09PM James Pierpont - Jingle a cappella
Chicago a cappella
Cedille 107 - BUY

6:15PM Georg Philipp Telemann - Festive Suite
Northwest Chamber Orchestra of Seattle
Alun Francis, conductor
Helios 88028 - BUY

6:33PM William James Kirkpatrick - Away in a Manger
Choir of King's College, Cambridge
David Willcocks, conductor
EMI 63179 - BUY

6:35PM Traditional - O Come, O Come Emmanuel
Philadelphia Brass Ensemble
Sony 7033 - BUY

6:38PM Rihards Dubra - Our Lord's Nativity
New York Latvian Concert Choir
Andres Jansons, conductor
Viesturs Jansons, tenor
Albany 1040 - BUY


7PM - 8PM

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

7:07PM Medley - At Midnight Hour; Joy Be With You; Carol of the Birds; Winter's Falling Light
Ensemble Galilei
Dorian 92173 - BUY

7:18PM Benjamin Britten - A Ceremony of Carols
Choir of King's College, Cambridge
David Willcocks, conductor
EMI 47709 - BUY

7:42PM Christmas Music - O Come, Isabella
The OK Factor
SELF PROD 438 - BUY

7:48PM Niels Gade - Christmas Eve Suite
Orchestra of the Mill
Andrew Penny, conductor
Lydian 18132 - BUY


8PM - 9PM

8:01PM Morten Lauridsen - Lux Aeterna: O Nata Lux
Voces8
London/Decca 22601 - BUY

8:06PM Traditional Catalan - El Noi de la Mare
Antoine Bareil, violin
Analekta 9982 - BUY

8:10PM Traditional Catalan - El Noi de la Mare (The Son of the Virgin)
Arianna Savall, mezzo-soprano
ECM 2227 - BUY

8:13PM Traditional Catalan - Josep i Maria (Joseph and Maria)
Arianna Savall, mezzo-soprano
ECM 2227 - BUY

8:18PM Richard Rodney Bennett - Five Carols
New York Polyphony
Sarah Brailey, soprano
Bis 2099 - BUY

8:29PM Karl Jenkins - Lullay
Polyphony
Stephen Layton, conductor
DG 4793232 - BUY

8:34PM Franz Liszt - Weihnachtsbaum (Christmas Tree Suite)
Leslie Howard, piano
Hyperion 67233 - BUY


9PM - 10PM

9:06PM John Rutter - Lullaby for Pegi
Sinfonia Cymru
John Rutter, conductor
Catrin Finch, harp
DG 17606 - BUY

9:10PM Traditional Czech - Rocking Carol (Little Jesus, Sweetly Sleep)
Chanticleer
Chanticleer 1 - BUY

9:13PM Francis Poulenc - Four Christmas Motets
The Sixteen
Harry Christophers, conductor
Virgin 91075 - BUY

9:25PM Christmas Music - Ave Maria; Adam Lay Ybounden; Shepherds' Farewell
Arturo Delmoni, violin
Listen 50001 - BUY

9:47PM Stephen Paulus - The Holly and the Ivy
Dale Warland Singers
Dale Warland, conductor
Gothic 49208 - BUY

9:51PM Stephen Paulus - This Endris Night
Dale Warland Singers
Dale Warland, conductor
Gothic 49208 - BUY

9:55PM Stephen Paulus - Wonder Tidings
Dale Warland Singers
Dale Warland, conductor
Gothic 49208 - BUY


10PM - 11PM

10:01PM Ralph Vaughan Williams - Fantasia on Greensleeves
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
DG 439152 - BUY

10:06PM Christmas Music - Three Carols for Harp
Emily Mitchell, harp
RCA 61836 - BUY

10:14PM Traditional - The Sussex Mummers' Christmas Carol
Jeffrey Biegel, piano
Steinway & Sons 30005 - BUY

10:17PM Ottorino Respighi - Three Botticelli Pictures: Adoration of the Magi
Chamber Orchestra of Lausanne
Jesus Lopez-Cobos, conductor
Telarc 80309 - BUY

10:27PM Christmas Music - Christmas Medley
Vasari Singers
Jeremy Backhouse, conductor
Martin Ford, organ
Naxos 573030 - BUY

10:53PM Johann Sebastian Bach - Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Neville Marriner, conductor
EMI 66646 - BUY


11PM - MID

11:01PM Bernard Andres - Les Petits Pas No. 1/O Come, O Come Emmanuel
Megan Metheney, harp
Greenharp 29753 - BUY

11:12PM Medley - Noel Nouvelet; The Traveller Benighted in Snow; A Merry Christmas
Quadriga Consort
DHM 75722 - BUY

11:21PM Engelbert Humperdinck - Hansel and Gretel: Dream Pantomime
Boston Pops Orchestra
Arthur Fiedler, conductor
RCA 6428 - BUY

11:32PM Christmas Music - The Peace of Christmas
City of London Sinfonia
John Rutter, conductor
Collegium 111 - BUY
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