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— Anais Nin

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Sleepers, Awake!00:01Buy Now!TraditionalChristmas Hymns and CarolsR. Shaw Chamber Singers/ShawTelarc80377089408037726
00:15Buy Now!MendelssohnSelections ~ Songs Without WordsAndras SchiffLondon421 1192894211192
00:43Buy Now!TraditionalO little town of Bethlehem; It came upon the midnight clearRobertson/Canadian BrassOpening Day Records7345n/a
00:47Buy Now!Bach, J.C.F.Sonata in A for 2 Violins and ContinuoLondon BaroqueHarmonia Mundi901587794881358427
01:00Buy Now!HaydnSymphony No. 045 in F sharp minor, "Farewell"L'Estro Armonico/SolomonsSony3968507464396852
01:34Buy Now!FauréAve Maria, Op.93Bell/Isserlis/GrierSony Masterworks7431888837431828
01:40Buy Now!WagnerWotan's Farewell & Magic Fire Music ~ Die WalkureNational Philharmonic/GerhardtChesky161090368016126
01:58Buy Now!TraditionalGood King WenceslasElaine FunaroAlienor Records1027884501843447
02:01Buy Now!HolstChristmas DayDallas Symphony Brass/Lohdso live009844667037340
02:09Buy Now!FibichSymphony No. 2 in E flat, Op. 38Brno State Philharmonic/WaldhansSupraphon12564988001064138
02:46Buy Now!BachJesu, Joy of Man's DesiringDallas Wind Symphony/JunkinReference Recordings126030911112822
02:52Buy Now!MozartOverture ~ Lucio Silla, K. 135Academy of Ancient Music/HogwoodL'Oiseau Lyre417 592028941759221
03:01Buy Now!RachmaninoffPiano Concerto No. 2 in C minor, Op. 18Douglas/London Symphony/Tilson ThomasRCA55269828765526920
03:36Buy Now!BerliozShepherds' farewell ~ L'Enfance du ChristAtlanta Symphony Orchestra & Chorus/ShawVox840904716384092
03:42Buy Now!Bach, C.P.E.Symphony in E flatViolins of the King/LabadieDorian90239053479023926
03:56Buy Now!TraditionalGabriel’s messageElora Festival Singers/EdisonNaxos8.573421747313342174
04:00Buy Now!Strauss, JosefPalms of Peace (a waltz)Vienna Philharmonic/BarenboimSony88843015642888430156425
04:10Buy Now!TraditionalThe holly and the ivyClare College Choir & Orchesta/RutterLondon425 500028942550025
04:14Buy Now!DvorakSymphony No. 5 in F, Op. 76Philharmonia/DavisSony88725409112887254091127
04:55Buy Now!TraditionalCoventry CarolRobertson/Canadian BrassOpening Day Records7345n/a
05:00Buy Now!TorelliChristmas Concerto in G minor, Op. 8 No. 6Violins of the King/LabadieDorian90180053479018021
05:07Buy Now!Saint-SaënsPiano Concerto No. 2 in G minor, Op. 22Licad/London Philharmonic/PrevinCBS Masterworks3915307464391532
Rise and Shine!05:31Buy Now!GruberSilent NightChanticleerTeldec94563745099456320
05:36Buy Now!FauréSuite ~ Masques et Bergamasques, Op. 112BBC Philharmonic/TortelierChandos94169511594162
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06:01Buy Now!MozartHorn Concerto No. 1 in D, K. 412Brown/Orch. Age Enlightenmt./KuijkenVirgin7908452075679084521
06:10Buy Now!TraditionalGod rest ye merry, gentlemenRaleigh RingersRaleigh Ringers10022600745100227
06:14Buy Now!Beethoven4th mvt (Allegro con brio) ~ Symphony No. 7 in A, Op. 92English Chamber Orchestra/Tilson ThomasSony Classical62681074646268124
06:24Buy Now!HandelTrio Sonata in F, Op. 2 No. 4Heinz Holliger Wind EnsembleDenon7026N/A
06:38Buy Now!ProkofievFairy of Winter ~ CinderellaSitkovetsky/GililovVirgin90842075679084224
06:43Buy Now!O TannenbaumVienna Boys' Choir/HarrerDG449 965028944996524
06:45Buy Now!AlbinoniOboe Concerto in D minor, Op. 9 No. 2Camden/London Virtuosi/GeorgiadisNaxos8.553991N/A
07:00Buy Now!WeberOverture ~ OberonPhilharmonia/SawallischEMI69572077776957227
07:10Buy Now!HopkinsWe Three Kings / We Wish You a Merry ChristmasSeattle Symphony/SchwarzNaxos8.572673747313267378
07:16Buy Now!BerwaldFinale ~ Symphony No. 2 in D, "Sinfonie capricieuse"Gothenburg Symphony/JarviDG415 50202894155022
07:27Buy Now!BachPrelude and Fugue No. 20 in A minor ~ The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1Andras SchiffLondon414 388028941438829
07:34Buy Now!Strauss Jr.Morning Papers (Waltz)Chicago Symphony/ReinerRCA Victor60844090266084425
07:43Buy Now!Buckley, RobertDecemberElektra Women's Choir/A Touch of Brass/EdmundsonElektra Women's Choir1110830159012070
07:50Buy Now!VivaldiViolin Concerto in C, RV 180 “Pleasure”Standage/English Concert/PinnockMHS11085ZN/A
08:00Buy Now!TchaikovskyRussian Dance ~ Act III, Swan Lake, Op. 20Bell/Berlin Philharmonic/Tilson ThomasSony94832827969483268
08:05Buy Now!TraditionalTwo carolsSimon/Apollo's Fire/SorrellKoch7582099923758228
08:10Buy Now!FibichScherzo ~ Symphony No. 3 in E minor, Op. 53Brno State Philharmonic/BelohlavekSupraphon12564988001064138
08:18Buy Now!SmetanaOverture ~ The Bartered BrideNew York Philharmonic/BernsteinSony4760107464476012
08:26Buy Now!Tchaikovsky3rd mvt (Scherzo) ~ Symphony No. 1 in G minor, Op. 13 "Winter Dreams"Russian National Orchestra/PletnevDG477 8699028947786993
08:36Buy Now!LeclairOverture No. 2 in DLondon Baroque/MedlamHarmonia Mundi901646794881417223
08:48Buy Now!Fill Music: anncr selects
Classical Café09:00Buy Now!HaydnPiano Sonata No. 59 in E flatAndras SchiffTeldec17141706301714126
09:21Buy Now!Traditional'Twas in the moon of winter timeUtah State University Chamber Singers/EvansUtah State Universityn/a888295436182
09:27Buy Now!BoccheriniSymphony in D, Op. 12 No. 1New Philharmonia/LeppardPhilips438 314028943831420
09:53Buy Now!GlazunovWinter selections ~ The Seasons, Op. 67 (a ballet)Vancouver Symphony/AkiyamaCBC5100059582251003
10:00Buy Now!FibichSymphony No. 1 in F, Op. 17Brno State Philharmonic/VronskySupraphon1091T4988001051237
10:34Buy Now!TraditionalO come, o come Emmanuel; I wonder as I wanderRobertson/Canadian BrassOpening Day Records7345n/a
10:38Buy Now!ClementiSinfonia in D, Op. 44Chopin Chamber Orchestra/VogelDynamic79N/A
11:00Buy Now!GershwinRhapsody in BlueTilson Thomas/New World SymphonyRCA60862828766086225
11:18Buy Now!AshmoreWinter ~ Four Seasons (English Folk Songs)Stoltzman/Guildhall String Ensemble/SalterRCA Victor Red Seal60437090266043729
11:26Buy Now!DvorakCzech Suite in D, Op. 39Detroit Symphony/DoratiLondon414 370028941437020
11:51Buy Now!TraditionalThree Christmas CarolsChoir Trinity College, Cambridge/MarlowConifer590774321159072
11:59Buy Now!TchaikovskyDecember (Christmas) ~ The SeasonsYefim BronfmanSony60689n/a
12:04Buy Now!Rimsky-KorsakovSuite ~ The Golden CockerelScottish National Orchestra/JarviChandos8327/8/9N/A
12:33Buy Now!BachVariation 13 ~ Goldberg Variations, BWV 988Simone DinnersteinTelarc80715089408071522
12:40Buy Now!Fill Music: anncr selects
12:51Buy Now!SweelinckHodie Christus natus estHandel & Haydn Chorus/LlewellynAvie2078822252207828
12:54Buy Now!BuxtehudeIn dulci jubiloHandel & Haydn Chorus/LlewellynAvie2078822252207828
As You Like It13:01Buy Now!MozartSerenade No. 13 in G, K. 525 "Eine kleine Nachtmusik"Columbia Symphony/B. WalterSony4825907464482592
13:16Buy Now!WarlockBethlehem DownNew York PolyphonyBis20997318599920993
13:20Buy Now!ClemensMagi veniunt ab orienteNew York PolyphonyBis20997318599920993
13:29Buy Now!TelemannOverture in B flat ~ Tafelmusik, Part IIIAmsterdam Baroque Orchestra/KoopmanErato8539408908853942
13:53Buy Now!GossSee amid the winter's snowSaint Thomas Choir/HancockVox Box5093n/a
14:01Buy Now!Anderson, LeroySuite of Carols for Brass ChoirBBC Concert Orchestra/SlatkinNaxos8.559621636943962121
14:13Buy Now!WeberSymphony No. 2 in CHanover Band/GoodmanNimbus51805014827518025
14:34Buy Now!LarssonA Winter's Tale, Op. 18CBC Vancouver Orchestra/BernardiCBC5157059582515723
14:45Buy Now!Haydn, M.Symphony No. 12 in GSlovak Chamber Orchestra/WarchalCPO999 154761203915422
15:01Buy Now!Saint-SaënsViolin Concerto No. 3 in B minor, Op. 61Lin/Philharmonia/Tilson ThomasCBS Masterworks4650607464465062
15:33Buy Now!TraditionalO come, all ye faithfulSt. Paul's Cathedral Choir/CarwoodDecca478 9225028947892250
15:37Buy Now!BeethovenPiano Sonata No. 28 in A, Op. 101Igor LevitSony Classic88883703872888837038720
Allegro!16:00Buy Now!WassonFestival Fanfare for ChristmasDallas Wind Symphony/JunkinReference Recordings126030911112822
16:05Buy Now!PurcellSonata No. 2 in B flatPurcell QuartetChandos85915014682859127
16:11Buy Now!SchubertRondo in A for Violin and Strings, D. 438Zehetmair/German Chamber PhilharmonicTeldec46448022924644825
16:25Buy Now!DarkeIn the bleak midwinterElora Festival Singers/EdisonNaxosn/an/a
16:31Buy Now!BalakirevOverture ~ King LearSingapore Symphony/HoeyHong Kong8.220324N/A
16:44Buy Now!VerdiWinter ~ Four Seasons Ballet (from the opera The Sicilian Vespers)Orch. Bologna Comm. Theatre/ChaillyLondon425 108028942510821
16:51Buy Now!BoyceSymphony No. 1 in B flatAradia Ensemble/MallonNaxos8.557278747313227822
17:00Buy Now!Bach3rd mvt (Allegro) ~ Keyboard Concerto No. 1 in D minor, BWV 1052Schiff/Chamber Orchestra of EuropeLondon425 676028942567627
17:08Buy Now!TraditionalSing We All NoelRaleigh RingersRaleigh Ringers10022600745100227
17:13Buy Now!BrahmsFive Hungarian Dances, Nos. 17-21Vienna Philharmonic/AbbadoDG410 615028941061522
17:23Buy Now!Mozart2nd mvt (Andante) ~ Piano Concerto No. 21 in C, K. 467Zacharias/Bavarian Radio Symphony/ZinmanWarner Classics0825646013296825646013296
17:30Buy Now!FucikWinter Storm WaltzCzech Philharmonic/NeumanTeldec8.42337N/A
17:42Buy Now!DvorakScherzo capriccioso, Op. 66Slovak Philharmonic/KoslerNaxos8.550376730099537629
17:56Buy Now!AdamO Holy NightRobertson/Canadian BrassOpening Day Records7345n/a
18:00Buy Now!Vaughan WilliamsFantasia on Christmas carolsAlan/Choir of King's College, Cambridge/WillcocksLondon444 848028944484823
18:13Buy Now!MedtnerImprovisation in B flat minor, Op. 31 No. 1Earl WildIvory Classics70903644057090326
18:21Buy Now!BachJauchzet, frohlocket! ~ Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248Hungarian Radio Chorus/Failoni Orchestra/OberfrankNaxosn/an/a
18:29Buy Now!HolstA Winter IdyllUlster Orchestra/FallettaNaxos8.572914747313291472
18:39Buy Now!Fill Music to Opera House: anncr selects
18:52Buy Now!RavelMenuet antiqueMontreal Symphony/DutoitLondon410 230028941023025
WCPE OPERA HOUSE18:59Buy Now!WCPE OPERA HOUSE Donizetti, Anna Bolena
Music in the Night22:24Buy Now!HowellsThree Carol-AnthemsBBC Singers/CarwoodBBC MusicMM313n/a
22:35Buy Now!VivaldiChristmas Concerto in E, RV 270Dubeau/La PietaAnalekta28730774204873028
22:46Buy Now!HaydnPiano Sonata No. 54 in GAndras SchiffTeldec17141706301714126
22:57Buy Now!BrittenA New Year CarolMusiker/Essential Voices USA/ClurmanSono Luminus70006053479700629
23:00Buy Now!TraditionalThree Early American TunesEarly Music New York/RenzEx Cathedran/a700702900621
23:06Buy Now!BrahmsClarinet Sonata in F minor, Op. 120 No. 1Leister/BognarBrilliant Classics943815028421943817
23:31Buy Now!TraditionalChristmas CarolsLondon BrassRCA60736090266073627
23:48Buy Now!Fill Music: anncr selects