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Sleepers, Awake! 00:01Buy Now!WagnerOverture & Venusberg Bacchanale ~ TannhäuserBerlin Philharmonic/KarajanDG413 754028941375421
00:26Buy Now!TraditionalWexford CarolClare College Choir/RutterLondon425 500028942550025
00:32Buy Now!Saint-SaënsPiano Concerto No. 1 in D, Op. 17Collard/Royal Philharmonic/PrevinSony49757077774975728
01:02Buy Now!TraditionalThree Christmas carolsChanticleerTeldec94563745099456320
01:13Buy Now!FranckSymphonic VariationsCrossley/Vienna Philharmonic/GiuliniSony58958074645895826
01:31Buy Now!MozartSymphony No. 39 in E flat, K. 543Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields/MarrinerPhilips422 616028942250222
02:01Buy Now!MacDowellHamlet & Ophelia, Op. 22Royal Philharmonic/KruegerLibrary of Congress104N/A
02:20Buy Now!BrubeckSleep Holy InfantDubeau/La PietaAnalekta8730774204873028
02:25Buy Now!BeethovenSeptet in E flat, Op. 20Vienna Octet membersLondon421 093028942109322
03:08Buy Now!HaydnPiano Concerto in DMichelangeli/Zurich Chamber Orch/de StoutzEMI49324077774932422
03:30Buy Now!RespighiThe Adoration of the Magi ~ Three Botticelli PicturesAcademy SMF/MarrinerEMI64895077776489520
03:40Buy Now!ProkofievLieutenant Kije Suite, Op. 60Los Angeles Philharmonic/PrevinTelarc801438940801432
04:02Buy Now!MendelssohnString Symphony No. 11 in FEnglish String Orchestra/BoughtonNimbus5143083603514327
04:32Buy Now!TchaikovskyWaltz of the Snowflakes ~ The Nutcracker, Op. 71 ("A pine forest in winter")National Philharmonic/Finchley Children's Music/BonyngeLondon460 400028946040027
04:44Buy Now!CorelliConcerto Grosso in F, Op. 6 No. 6Cantilena/ShepherdChandos8336/7/8N/A
05:00Buy Now!SchumannScenes from Childhood, Op. 15Mieczyslaw HorszowskiElektra/Nonesuch79202075597920222
05:17Buy Now!RutterShepherd’s Pipe CarolToronto Children's Chorus/BartleCBC5151059582515129
05:22Buy Now!MozartSerenade No. 6 in D, K. 239 "Serenata Notturna"Prague Chamber Orchestra/MackerrasTelarc80161089408016127
05:35Buy Now!TartiniSinfonia pastorale in DCollegium AureumHarmonia Mundi77048054727704826
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Rise and Shine06:01Buy Now!Strauss Jr.Morning Papers (Waltz)Chicago Symphony/ReinerRCA Victor60844090266084425
06:09Buy Now!TelemannSinfonia in FWallace/English String Orchestra/BoughtonNimbus5189083603518929
06:17Buy Now!TraditionalThe holly and the ivyQuire Cleveland/DuffinQuire Cleveland102827836024242
06:21Buy Now!GriegSymphonic Dance, Op. 64 No. 3Bournemouth Symphony/BerglundMHS512633Yn/a
06:29Buy Now!BrahmsFinale ~ Horn Trio, Op. 40Hogner/Binder/SchiffLondon410 114028941011428
06:36Buy Now!AvisonConcerto Grosso No. 12 in DAcademy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields/MarrinerPhilips438 806028943880626
06:52Buy Now!Saint-SaënsFinale (Prestissimo) ~ Symphony No. 2 in A minor, Op. 55French National Radio and TV Orchestra/MartinonEMI62643077776264325
07:00Buy Now!MendelssohnHebrides Overture, Op. 26London Classical Players/NorringtonEMI49889077774988926
07:11Buy Now!TraditionalFantasia on "In dulci jubilo"Galway/Munich Radio Orchestra/GeorgiadisRCA60736090266073627
07:17Buy Now!SchubertFinale ~ Symphony No. 6 in C, D. 589Orchestra of St. Luke’s/RudelMHS512298Xn/a
07:28Buy Now!MacDowellWitches' Dance, Op. 17 No. 2Stephen HoughMusicMasters60135WN/A {dist. by Qualiton}
07:32Buy Now!TchaikovskyPas de six ~ Act III, Swan Lake, Op. 20Saint Louis Symphony/SlatkinRCA Red Seal780407863578042
07:46Buy Now!GounodFinale ~ Symphony No. 2 in E flatOrchestra of St. John's, Smith Square/LubbockASV981743625098129
07:54Buy Now!YorkJubilationParkeningSony62723074646272329
08:00Buy Now!MozartOverture ~ Lucio Silla, K. 135Academy of Ancient Music/HogwoodL'Oiseau Lyre417 592028941759221
08:09Buy Now!TraditionalBell Carol (I heard the bells on Christmas Day)Copley Singers/JonesGothic49283000334928322
08:12Buy Now!Strauss Jr.Viennese Ladies (Waltz)Johann Strauss Orchestra Vienna/BoskovskyEMI64108077776410821
08:21Buy Now!Bach, W.F.Sinfonia in FCologne Chamber Orchestra/Müller-BrühlKoch Schwann316 0129002723160123
08:34Buy Now!Hummel2nd mvt (Menuetto) ~ Piano Quintet in E flat minor, Op. 87Gajan EnsembleOpus9351 2256N/A
08:41Buy Now!VivaldiFlute Concerto in F, RV 433 "La tempesta di mare"Debost/Chamber Orchestra of Toulouse/AuriacombeEMI691435099976914324
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Classical Café09:01Buy Now!HaydnPiano Concerto in GMichelangeli/Zurich Chamber Orch/de StoutzEMI49324077774932422
09:25Buy Now!BachJesu, Joy of Man’s DesiringDallas Wind Symphony/JunkinReference Recordings126030911112822
09:31Buy Now!SchumannPiano Quintet in E flat, Op. 44Laroccha/Tokyo String QuartetRCA Victor61279090266127924
10:03Buy Now!TorelliChristmas Concerto in G minor, Op. 8 No. 6I MusiciPhilips412739028941273925
10:12Buy Now!MozartAdagio in E for Violin and Orchestra, K. 261Perlman/Vienna Philharmonic/LevineDG415 958028941595829
10:22Buy Now!SchubertGrand Duo in C, D. 812Indianapolis Symphony/LeppardKoss Classics2221021299022214
11:03Buy Now!CoplandAppalachian SpringSan Francisco Symphony/Tilson ThomasRCA Red Seal6351109026635112
11:41Buy Now!BieblAve MariaCantusCantus1211055020121129
11:49Buy Now!BrahmsFive Hungarian Dances, Nos. 17-21Vienna Philharmonic/AbbadoDG410 615028941061522
12:01Buy Now!ParryAn English SuiteEnglish String Orchestra/BoughtonNimbus5366083603536626
12:21Buy Now!MaasaloThe Bells of ChristmasDubeau/La PietaAnalekta8730774204873028
12:27Buy Now!CarulliGuitar Concerto in E minor, Op. 140Romero/Academy SMF/BrownPhilips426 263028942626324
12:44Buy Now!Saint-SaënsThe Swan ~ Carnival of the AnimalsFergus-ThompsonASV2066743625206623
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As You Like It13:01Buy Now!BachFlute Sonata in B minor, BWV 1030Galway/Moll/CunninghamRCA62555090266255528
13:19Buy Now!LauridsenO magnum mysteriumTurtle Creek Chorale/SeeligReference Recordings110030911111021
13:27Buy Now!HaydnSymphony No. 083 in G minor, "The Hen"Berlin Philharmonic/KarajanDG419 741028941974129
13:53Buy Now!RachmaninoffPrelude in D flat, Op. 32 No. 13Vladimir AshkenazyLondon436 386028943638623
14:01Buy Now!Charpentier, M.Instrumental CarolsViolins of the King/LabadieDorian90180053479018021
14:16Buy Now!TraditionalO tannenbaum; Good King WenceslasAma Deus Ensemble/RaduSony62768074646276822
14:21Buy Now!SchumannSymphony No. 2 In C, Op. 61Philharmonia/MutiEMI67319077776731926
15:00Buy Now!MacDowellPiano Concerto No. 2 in D minor, Op. 23Cliburn/Chicago Symphony/HendlBMG Classics60420090266042029
15:29Buy Now!TelemannWater MusicKing's Consort/KingHyperion66967034571169675
15:53Buy Now!SibeliusValse triste, Op. 44 No. 3English String Orchestra/BoughtonNimbus5169083603516925
Allegro!16:00Buy Now!LisztHungarian Rhapsody No. 5 in E minorBudapest Festival Orchestra/FischerPhilips456 570028945657028
16:11Buy Now!TchaikovskyDance of the Sugar-Plum Fairy ~ The Nutcracker, Op. 71Jeffrey BiegelSteinway & Sons30005034062300051
16:14Buy Now!MendelssohnString Symphony No. 03 in E minorEnglish String Orchestra/BoughtonNimbus5141083603514129
16:23Buy Now!VivaldiViolin Concerto in E, Op. 3 No. 12Academy of Ancient Music/HogwoodL'Oiseau-Lyre414 554028941455420
16:33Buy Now!SchubertPiano Piece in E flat minor, D. 946 No. 1UchidaPhilips456 572028945657226
16:44Buy Now!RathboneCarol MedleyVasari Singers/BackhouseNaxos8.573030747313303076
16:48Buy Now!WagnerDie Meistersinger von Nürnberg: Prelude, Act 1Berlin Philharmonic/MaazelRCA59414828765941426
17:00Buy Now!SmetanaOverture ~ The Bartered BridePhilharmonia/BoughtonNimbus5120083603512026
17:08Buy Now!Ding dong! merrily on highChoral Guild of Atlanta/NollSony62698074646269824
17:11Buy Now!ZavateriConcerto No. 7 in B flatFreiburg Baroque Orchestra/von der GoltzDHM77352054727735226
17:21Buy Now!Taneyev, S.Gavotte ~ Concert Suite for Violin & Orchestra, Op. 28Altenburger/Vienna Symphony/AhronovitchProArte302015095030221
17:29Buy Now!Strauss, JosefMusic of the SpheresVienna Philharmonic/KleiberSony4837607464483762
17:39Buy Now!ProkofievTroika ~ Lieutenant Kije Suite, Op. 60Montreal Symphony/DutoitDecca289 473 345028947334521
17:43Buy Now!DvorakThe Noonday Witch, Op. 108Royal Concertgebouw/HarnoncourtTeldec3942-24487639842448727
17:59Buy Now!BerliozWaverly Overture, Op. 1London Symphony/DavisPhilips416 430028941643025
18:10Buy Now!ConnerQuiet PromiseQuire Cleveland/DuffinQuire Cleveland102827836024242
18:14Buy Now!MacDowellTo a Wild RoseCliburnBMG Classics60420090266042029
18:18Buy Now!CorelliConcerto Grosso in F, Op. 6 No. 2English Chamber Orchestra/WatsonVirgo9146807567914682
18:29Buy Now!GounodBallet Music ~ FaustMontreal Symphony/DutoitLondon411 708028941170828
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WCPE Concert Hall19:01Buy Now!TchaikovskyThe Nutcracker, Op. 71 (narrated), Overture & Act IKline/NY City Ballet Orchestra/ZinmanElektra/Nonesuch79331075597933123
19:43Buy Now!TchaikovskyThe Nutcracker, Op. 71 (narrated), Act IIKline/NY City Ballet Orchestra/ZinmanElektra/Nonesuch79331075597933123
20:10Buy Now!A Boychoir Christmas
20:41Buy Now!BachOrchestral Suite No. 1 in C, BWV 1066English Concert/PinnockDG477 6348028947763482
21:03Buy Now!SchützMagnificat, with Christmas interpolationsGabrieli Consort/Roskilde Cathedral Choir/McCreeshArchiv289 463 046028946304624
21:20Buy Now!Rimsky-KorsakovQuintet in B flatCapricornHyperion66163N/A
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Music in the Night22:00Buy Now!TraditionalCoventry Carol (three settings)Tallis ScholarsGimell454 910028945491028
22:14Buy Now!WagnerPrelude to Act 1 ~ ParsifalRoyal Concertgebouw/HaitinkPhilips420 886028942088627
22:26Buy Now!TraditionalChristmas CarolsKondonassisTelarc80446089408044625
22:36Buy Now!BrahmsViola Sonata in E flat, Op.120 No.2Kashkashian/LevinECM163078118216302
22:59Buy Now!AlbinoniAdagio in G minorBell/Spierer/Berlin Philharmonic/KarajanDG445 282028944528220
23:12Buy Now!BerliozShepherds' farewell ~ L'Enfance du ChristSt. Anthony Singers/Goldsbrough Orch/DavisDecca289 473 345028947334521
23:19Buy Now!SchubertSymphony No. 8 in B minor, D. 759 "Unfinished"Dresden State Orchestra/SawallischPhilips446 539028944653922
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