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“I will honour Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year. I will live in the Past, the Present, and the Future. The Spirits of all Three shall strive within me. I will not shut out the lessons that they teach!”
— Charles Dickens

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Sleepers, Awake!00:01Buy Now!Charpentier, M.Midnight Mass for Christmas on French CarolsKing's College Choir/English Chamber Orchestra/WillcocksEMI63135077776313528
00:37Buy Now!PostonJesus Christ the apple treeMusica IntimaAtma2577722056257725
00:42Buy Now!Traditional CarolsAyako ShinozakiSony62677074646267721
00:59Buy Now!BerliozL'Enfance du Christ, Part 2 "The Flight into Egypt"Corydon Singers & Orchestra/BestHyperion66991034571169910
01:17Buy Now!TraditionalChristmas Carol Suite for BrassPhiladelphia BrassPhiladelphia Brassn/an/a
01:27Buy Now!ByrdPropers for the NativityHandel and Haydn Society Chorus/LlewellynArabesqueZ6771026724677120
01:43Buy Now!TelemannFestive Suite in ANW Chamber Orchestra Seattle/FrancisHelios88028034571180281
02:01Buy Now!TchaikovskySelections ~ The Nutcracker, Op. 71Chicago Symphony/ReinerRCA564207863556422
02:43Buy Now!TraditionalThe first NowellGloriae Dei Cantores/PattersonGloria Dei Cantores050709887005022
02:50Buy Now!Gabrieli, G.Jubilate DeoGalliard Brass EnsembleMHS11062An/a
02:53Buy Now!Gabrieli, G.O magnum mysteriumGalliard Brass EnsembleMHS11062An/a
03:00Buy Now!SchützThe Christmas StoryKirkby/Taverner Consort/ParrottEMI47633077774763325
03:37Buy Now!RespighiSuite No. 3 ~ Ancient Airs and DancesOrpheus Chamber OrchestraDG437 533N/A
03:54Buy Now!RutterNativity CarolVasari Singers/BackhouseNaxos8.573030747313303076
04:00Buy Now!Renaissance Fare
04:32Buy Now!GruberSilent NightBell/Young People's Chorus of New York CitySony Masterworks7431888837431828
04:36Buy Now!TallisMissa Puer natus est nobisTallis Scholars/PhillipsGimell289 454 93402894549342
05:02Buy Now!LauridsenO magnum mysteriumHandel & Haydn Society/LlewellynAvie0039822252003925
05:10Buy Now!TraditionalChristmas CarolsKondonassisTelarc80446089408044625
05:19Buy Now!LocatelliChristmas Concerto in F minor, Op. 1 No. 8I MusiciPhilips412739028941273925
05:36Buy Now!HolstIn the bleak midwinterChanticleerTeldec94563745099456320
05:42Buy Now!TraditionalThree Christmas CarolsChoir Trinity College, Cambridge/MarlowConifer590774321159072
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Rise and Shine!06:01Buy Now!BachChorale Prelude: Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme, BWV 645 (Sleepers, Awake!)Wolfgang RubsamNaxos8.553150730099415026
06:06Buy Now!TraditionalIn dulci jubiloRenaissonicsWGBHn/an/a
06:09Buy Now!StradellaChristmas Sonata in D for trumpet & stringsSchuster/Cologne Chamber Orchestra/Muller-BruhlNaxos8.551077730099107723
06:19Buy Now!TraditionalChristmas carolsRobert Shaw ChoraleRCA642907863564292
06:30Buy Now!CorelliConcerto Grosso in G minor, Op. 6 No. 8 "Christmas Concerto"Violins of the King/LabadieDorian90180053479018021
06:45Buy Now!HandelJoy to the WorldCambridge Singers/City of London Sinfonia/RutterCollegium111040888011118
06:47Buy Now!AdamO Holy NightCambridge Singers/City of London Sinfonia/RutterCollegium111040888011118
06:54Buy Now!Vaughan WilliamsFantasia on GreensleevesBoston Pops/FiedlerRCA68793090266879328
07:01Buy Now!LeontovychCarol of the BellsLos Angeles Master Chorale/SalamunovichRCM19605707651960522
07:03Buy Now!TraditionalGod rest ye merry, gentlemenLos Angeles Master Chorale/SalamunovichRCM19605707651960522
07:08Buy Now!VivaldiSpring ~ Four SeasonsShaham/Orpheus Chamber OrchestraDG439 933028943993326
07:19Buy Now!Anderson, LeroySuite of Carols for WoodwindsBBC Concert Orchestra/SlatkinNaxos8.559621636943962121
07:32Buy Now!HandelThree choruses ~ MessiahRIAS Sinfonietta & Chamber Chorus/CreedLaserLight15 147018111514729
07:42Buy Now!YorkJubilationParkeningSony62723074646272329
07:48Buy Now!BachBrandenburg Concerto No. 2 in F, BWV 1047Steele-Perkins/Tafelmusik/LamonSony Classical66289074646628928
08:02Buy Now!TraditionalO come, all ye faithfulGloriae Dei Cantores/PattersonGloria Dei Cantores050709887005022
08:08Buy Now!MozartLaudate Dominum ~ Solemn Vespers of the Confessor, K. 339Hendricks/Academy & Chorus of St. Martin-in-the-Fields/MarrinerVirgin Classics5221445099952214424
08:13Buy Now!TelemannItalian Air ~ Suite in A minor for Recorder & StringsBerardi/Philomel BaroqueCentaur2366044747236629
08:21Buy Now!Christmas selectionsPhiladelphia Orchestra & Chorus/OrmandyRCA643007863564302
08:41Buy Now!TraditionalAngels we have heard on highHorne/Mormon Tabernacle/Columbia Sym/OttleySony69253074646925324
08:44Buy Now!Christmas CarolsCanadian BrassRCA68880090266888023
08:54Buy Now!BachJesu, Joy of Man’s DesiringClare College Chapel Choir/BrownGuild7109795754710922
Classical Café09:02Buy Now!PraetoriusIn dulci jubiloKirkby/Taverner Consort/ParrottEMI47633077774763325
09:10Buy Now!BachConcerto in D (after Vivaldi), BWV 972Balsom/CareyEMI58047724355804723
09:20Buy Now!TraditionalChristmas Hymns and CarolsR. Shaw Chamber Singers/ShawTelarc80377089408037726
09:34Buy Now!Anderson, LeroySleigh RideBoston Pops/FiedlerRCA642807863564282
09:37Buy Now!SchützHodie Christus natus estSchutz Choir/London Strings/Philip Jones Brass/Camden Winds/NorringtonLondonD 134010D 134010
09:43Buy Now!TraditionalCoventry CarolVoces 8Signum Classics291635212029121
09:48Buy Now!GauntlettOnce in royal David’s cityChoir of King's College, Cambridge/WillcocksLondon444 848028944484823
09:53Buy Now!TraditionalThe first NowellGloriae Dei Cantores/PattersonGloria Dei Cantores050709887005022
10:01Buy Now!HandelThree Selections ~ MessiahScholars Baroque EnsembleNaxosn/an/a
10:10Buy Now!GreensleevesGoran SollscherDG413 325028941332523
10:13Buy Now!HandelJoy to the WorldCambridge Singers/City of London Sinfonia/RutterCollegium111040888011118
10:18Buy Now!TraditionalFour Latin songs for ChristmasQuire Cleveland/DuffinQuire Cleveland102827836024242
10:30Buy Now!Christmas selectionsPhiladelphia Orchestra & Chorus/OrmandyRCA643007863564302
10:50Buy Now!TraditionalWexford CarolClare College Choir/RutterLondon425 500028942550025
10:54Buy Now!TraditionalWhence is that goodly fragrance flowing? (or What is this lovely fragrance?)Clare College Choir & Orchestra/RutterLondon425 500028942550025
11:00Buy Now!Anderson, LeroyA Christmas FestivalBBC Concert Orchestra/SlatkinNaxos8.559621636943962121
11:09Buy Now!TraditionalSimple GiftsParkeningEMI64895077776489520
11:12Buy Now!VivaldiChristmas Concerto in E, RV 270I Solisti ItalianiMHS513986717794398625
11:22Buy Now!PraetoriusLo, how a rose e’er bloomingRaleigh RingersRaleigh Ringers10022600745100227
11:24Buy Now!HerbertMarch of the Toys ~ Babes in ToylandRaleigh RingersRaleigh Ringers10022600745100227
11:27Buy Now!MathiasA babe is bornBBC Singers/HillBBC Music MagazineMM365n/z
11:33Buy Now!TraditionalChristmas Hymns and CarolsR. Shaw Chamber Singers/ShawTelarc80377089408037726
11:44Buy Now!ReedRussian Christmas MusicDallas Wind Symphony/JunkinReference Recordings126030911112822
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12:15Buy Now!TraditionalGod rest ye merry, gentlemenBell/Krauss/MooseSony Masterworks7431888837431828
12:19Buy Now!GruberSilent NightBell/Young People's Chorus of New York CitySony Masterworks7431888837431828
12:24Buy Now!HandelMusic for the Royal FireworksTafelmusik/LamonSony63073074646307328
12:45Buy Now!MendelssohnVom Himmel HochDresden Choir of the Cross/Dresden Philharmonic/FlamigCapriccio10 2164006408102168
As You Like It13:02Buy Now!Anderson, LeroySuite of Carols for Brass ChoirBBC Concert Orchestra/SlatkinNaxos8.559621636943962121
13:14Buy Now!TraditionalCoventry Carol (three settings)Tallis ScholarsGimell454 910028945491028
13:28Buy Now!ProkofievLieutenant Kije Suite, Op. 60London Symphony/MarrinerPhilips442 278028944227826
13:50Buy Now!OwensThe holly and the ivyChoir of Gonville and Caius College/WebberBBC Music MagazineMM339n/a
13:53Buy Now!GruberSilent Night (Stille Nacht)Choir of Gonville and Caius College/WebberBBC Music MagazineMM339n/a
13:59Buy Now!Lullabies and Carols for Christmas - 2013
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15:30Buy Now!Annual St. Olaf College Christmas FestivalChoirs of St. Olaf College/Armstrong
Allegro!16:00Buy Now!HandelThree choruses ~ MessiahRIAS Sinfonietta & Chamber Chorus/CreedLaserLight15 147018111514729
16:10Buy Now!TraditionalComfort, Comfort O My PeopleOakwood WaitsJolly Wassail Recordsn/an/a
16:11Buy Now!TraditionalDing dong! Merrily on HighOakwood WaitsJolly Wassail Recordsn/an/a
16:15Buy Now!TraditionalWexford CarolLaudibus/IsaacsBBCMM352n/a
16:18Buy Now!PraetoriusLo, how a rose e’er bloomingRaleigh RingersRaleigh Ringers10022600745100227
16:20Buy Now!NicolaiChristmas OvertureBamberg Symphony/RickenbacherVirgin91079075679107923
16:33Buy Now!Anderson, LeroySuite of Carols for String OrchestraBBC Concert Orchestra/SlatkinNaxos8.559621636943962121
16:47Buy Now!BachAve MariaHampson/Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra/WolffTeldec73135090317313528
16:50Buy Now!BachJauchzet, frohlocket! ~ Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248Choir of New College, Oxford/HigginbottomBBC MusicMM52n/a
17:00Buy Now!TraditionalO tannenbaumBell/DomingoSony Masterworks7431888837431828
17:04Buy Now!GruberSilent NightBell/Young People's Chorus of New York CitySony Masterworks7431888837431828
17:09Buy Now!BachSleepers, Awake!Richard MarlowConifer590774321159072
17:13Buy Now!TraditionalThe GiftBach Choir Bethlehem/FunfgeldAnalekta9886774204988623
17:16Buy Now!TraditionalNoel nouveletBach Choir Bethlehem/FunfgeldAnalekta9886774204988623
17:20Buy Now!VivaldiGloria in excelsis Deo ~ Gloria, RV 589Atlanta Symphony Orchestra & Chorus/ShawVox840904716384092
17:22Buy Now!VivaldiEt in terra pax ~ Gloria, RV 589Atlanta Symphony Orchestra & Chorus/ShawVox840904716384092
17:30Buy Now!WaldteufelChristmas Roses WaltzGulbenkian Orchestra/SwierczewskiNimbus5264083606526429
17:39Buy Now!MendelssohnSix Christmas PiecesGalway/Munich Radio Orchestra/GeorgiadisRCA60736090266073627
17:49Buy Now!MendelssohnOverture ~ A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Op. 21Chicago Symphony/LevineDG415 137028941513724
18:03Buy Now!Anderson, LeroySleigh RideBBC Concert Orchestra/SlatkinNaxos8.559621636943962121
18:05Buy Now!RespighiThe Adoration of the Magi ~ Three Botticelli PicturesPhilharmonia Orchestra/SimonCALA40286754940287
18:15Buy Now!SchützHodie Christus natus estSchutz Choir/London Strings/Philip Jones Brass/Camden Winds/NorringtonLondonD 134010D 134010
18:21Buy Now!PachelbelThe First Noel / Canon in DHickory Choral Society/ColemanThe Hickory (NC) Choral Societycall (828) 322-2210 for infoN/A
18:28Buy Now!SchiassiChristmas Symphony in DNW Chamber Orchestra Seattle/FrancisHelios88028034571180281
18:39Buy Now!Fill Music: anncr selects
18:51Buy Now!BeethovenPiano Sonata No. 24 in F sharp, Op. 78 "For Therese"Wilhelm KempffDG415 834028941583420
WCPE Concert Hall19:01Buy Now!MathiasBell CarolBBC Welsh ChorusNimbus5310083603531027
19:06Buy Now!MozartSymphony No. 35 in D, K. 385 "Haffner"Bavarian RSO/KubelikCBS4464707464446472
19:30Buy Now!GossSee amid the winter's snowSt. Raphael Festival Choir/McGinnisSt. Raphael Catholic Church, Raleighcall 919-865-5700, ext. 716 for info
19:35Buy Now!DelibesSuite ~ CoppeliaBerlin Radio Symphony/FrickeLaserLight15 616018111561624
20:00Buy Now!Anderson, LeroyA Christmas FestivalBoston Pops/FiedlerRCA642807863564282
20:10Buy Now!Christmas selections with James GalwayGalway/Regensburg Cathedral Choir/Munich RSO/GeorgiadisRCA60736090266073627
20:35Buy Now!SchubertSymphony No. 8 in B minor, D. 759 "Unfinished"London Classical Players/NorringtonEMI49968077774996822
20:59Buy Now!TraditionalChristmas medleyRobert Shaw Chorale & Orchestra/ShawRCA642907863564292
21:12Buy Now!TchaikovskyPiano Concerto No. 1 in B flat minor, Op. 23Gilels/New York Phil/MehtaCBS4464307464446432
21:49Buy Now!Fill Music: anncr selects
Music in the Night22:00Buy Now!TallisMissa Puer natus est nobisHandel and Haydn Society Chorus/LlewellynArabesqueZ6771026724677120
22:28Buy Now!BachFour Duets for PianoJean Louis SteuermanPhilips416 410028941641021
22:40Buy Now!AnonymousSelections ~ Legends of St. NicholasAnonymous 4Harmonia Mundi907232093046723224
22:55Buy Now!ThompsonAlleluiaHarvard Choir/SomervilleASV1125743625112528
23:02Buy Now!JosquinO virgo virginumChanticleerTeldec94563745099456320
23:12Buy Now!ChopinNocturnes, Op. 9RubinsteinRCA561307863556132
23:30Buy Now!Traditional CarolsShinozakiSony62677074646267721
23:48Buy Now!Fill Music: anncr selects