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“The mind of the painter must resemble a mirror, which always takes the colour of the object it reflects and is completely occupied by the images of as many objects as are in front of it.”
— Leonardo da Vinci


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Sleepers, Awake!00:01Buy Now!FibichSymphony No. 1 in F, Op. 17Brno State Philharmonic/VronskySupraphon1091T4988001051237
00:35Buy Now!SchumannHumoreske, Op. 20Imogen CooperBBCMM29DN/A
01:01Buy Now!DuronAl dormir el sol (When the sun sleeps)The Rose EnsembleRose00006789577301726
01:10Buy Now!SchubertPiano Sonata No. 18 in G, D. 894 "Fantasy"Andras SchiffLondon440 307028944030723
01:50Buy Now!HandelSonata in GMcFarlane/RosenfeldSono Luminus92169053479216922
02:00Buy Now!MacDowellLancelot and Elaine, Op. 25Royal Philharmonic/KruegerLibrary of Congress104N/A
02:20Buy Now!ChaussonPoťme, Op. 25Josefowicz/Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields/MarrinerPhilips454 440028945444024
02:39Buy Now!SorFantaisie, Op. 7Julian BreamRCA45497863545492
03:00Buy Now!DebussyNocturnesPhilharmonia/Ambrosian Singers/Tilson ThomasCBS378327464378322
03:29Buy Now!SibeliusString Quartet in D minor, Op. 56 "Voces intimae"Guarneri QuartetPhilipsD 100104N/A
04:00Buy Now!NicolaiChristmas OvertureBamberg Symphony/RickenbacherVirgin91079075679107923
04:12Buy Now!ReineckeFlute Sonata, Op. 167 "Undine"Bellavance/BourdeauSNE609776693060927
04:35Buy Now!GraunConcerto in A minor for Viola da GambaGhelmi/Baroque Ensemble of LimogesAuvidis Astree86173298490086179
04:59Buy Now!BuxtehudeIn dulci jubiloHandel & Haydn Chorus/LlewellynAvie2078822252207828
05:06Buy Now!IrelandLegend for Piano & OrchestraParkin/London Philharmonic/ThomsonChandos8461095115846124
05:21Buy Now!HowellsThree Carol-AnthemsBBC Singers/CarwoodBBC MusicMM 312n/a
05:32Buy Now!HovhanessSuite for Flute and Harp, Op. 245 "The Garden of Adonis"Kondonassis/ZukermanTelarc80530089408053023
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06:01Buy Now!PatriquinThe Child of MaryMusica IntimaAtma2577722056257725
06:07Buy Now!Muffat, GeorgChaconne in GMusica Antiqua Cologne/GoebelArchiv453 418028945341828
06:24Buy Now!BachPastoral Sinfonia ~ Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248Chmber Orch St. Petersburg Cons/TitovSonyQK 69255074646925522
06:31Buy Now!ChadwickString Quartet No. 4Portland String QuartetNortheastern234N/A
07:01Buy Now!HolstIn the bleak midwinterChanticleerTeldec94563745099456320
07:07Buy Now!MolterConcerto Pastorale in GEnglish Concert/PinnockArchiv435 262028943526220
07:15Buy Now!MendelssohnVom Himmel HochDresden Choir of the Cross/Dresden Philharmonic/FlamigCapriccio10 2164006408102168
Sing for Joy!07:30Buy Now!SING FOR JOY
Great Sacred Music08:00Buy Now!PiccoloI look from afarChoir of Bath Abbey/KingPriory421n/a
08:06Buy Now!LarkinAdam Lay Y BoundenChrist Church Cathedral Choir, Vancouver/LangCBCn/a830159011868
08:10Buy Now!BalbastreAu jo deu de pubelleJacques van OotmerssenBIS316N/A
08:14Buy Now!HandelComfort ye, my people ~ MessiahVickers/Royal Philharmonic/BeechamRCA68159090266815920
08:18Buy Now!HandelEvery valley shall be exalted ~ MessiahVickers/Royal Philharmonic/BeechamRCA68159090266815920
08:21Buy Now!DaquinNoel No. 9, "sur les flŻtes"Michel ChapuisHarmonia Mundi1901228n/a
08:31Buy Now!HolstA Choral FantasiaDawson/Guildford Choral Society/Royal Philharmonic/WettonHyperion66660034571166605
08:52Buy Now!GuilmantNoel languedocien, Communion No. 2 in F minor, Op. 60Robert DelcampNaxos8.557614747313261420
08:58Buy Now!BachCantata 147, "Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben"Holland Boys' Choir/Netherlands Bach Collegium/LeusinkBrilliant Classics940505028421940502
09:31Buy Now!TavernerAve Dei Patris filiaChrist Church Cathedral Choir/DarlingtonNimbus5360083603536022
09:46Buy Now!EbenA Festive Voluntary: Variations on "Good King Wenceslas"Janette FishellPro Organo7023n/a
09:56Buy Now!MarlowAdvent ResponsoryChoir of Trinity College, Cambridge/MarlowConifer51308756055130826
10:00Buy Now!PraetoriusCome, thou Redeemer of the earthSaint Thomas Choir of Men and Boys/ScottPro Organo7200n/a
10:03Buy Now!ByrdRorate caeli desuperThe Cardinall's Musick/CarwoodASV170743625017021
10:07Buy Now!LarkinAdam Lay Y BoundenChrist Church Cathedral Choir, Vancouver/LangCBCn/a830159011868
10:11Buy Now!GibbonsThis is the record of JohnUC Berkeley Chamber Chorus/ButtCentaur2308044747230825
10:16Buy Now!TraditionalOn Jordan's Bank the Baptist's CryChoir of King's College Cambridge/LedgerEMI66243724356624320
10:18Buy Now!BrittenA Hymn of St. ColombaChoir of St. Johnís College, Cambridge/GuestLondon430 097028943009720
10:21Buy Now!BrucknerVirga Jesse floruitDresdner Kreuzchor/FlamigCapriccio7155845221071558
10:26Buy Now!ParsonsAve MariaChoir of Christ Church Cathedral/DarlingtonNimbus5328083603532826
10:29Buy Now!BachChorale Prelude: Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme, BWV 645 (Sleepers, Awake!)Nicholas DanbyCBS4580707464458072
10:33Buy Now!WeelkesHosanna to the Son of DavidChoir of Truro Cathedral/BriggsPriory429n/a
10:35Buy Now!PurcellBlow up the trumpet in SionOxford Camerata/SummerlyNaxos8.553129730099412926
10:42Buy Now!TraditionalO come, o come EmmanuelGeorge/Coventry & Lichfield Cathedral Choirs/BBC Philharmonic/StapletonTeldec99000745099900021
10:46Buy Now!TraditionalGabrielís messageVoces 8Signum Classics291635212029121
10:48Buy Now!TraditionalAngelus ad VirginemMonteverdi Choir/GardinerPhilips462 050028946205020
10:50Buy Now!18th century melodyLo! he comes with clouds descendingChoir of King's College Cambridge/LedgerEMI66243724356624320
10:55Buy Now!BachNun komm, der Heiden Heiland, BWV 659Hans FagiusBrilliant Classics940505028421940502
Weekend Classics!11:01Buy Now!BachKeyboard Concerto No. 1 in D minor, BWV 1052Schiff/Chamber Orchestra of EuropeLondon425 676028942567627
11:25Buy Now!StradellaChristmas Sonata in D for trumpet & stringsSchuster/Cologne Chamber Orchestra/Muller-BruhlNaxos8.551077730099107723
11:35Buy Now!BeethovenString Quartet No. 6 in B flat, Op. 18 No. 6Melos QuartetDG410 971028941097125
12:02Buy Now!DebussyLa Mer (The Sea)Philharmonia/Tilson ThomasCBS378327464378322
12:28Buy Now!Bennett, Richard RodneyFive CarolsCambridge Singers/RutterCollegium901040888090168
12:40Buy Now!GounodPetite Symphony in B flat for windsSaint Paul Chamber Orchestra/HogwoodLondon DigitalD 100188
13:02Buy Now!TchaikovskySymphony No. 1 in G minor, Op. 13 "Winter Dreams"Oslo Philharmonic/JansonsChandos8402N/A
13:47Buy Now!BachJauchzet, frohlocket! ~ Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248Major/Empire BrassEMI64895077776489520
13:55Buy Now!SibeliusAndante FestivoGothenburg Symphony/JarviBIS222n/a
14:02Buy Now!PezPastoral Concerto in FViolins of the King/LabadieDorian90180053479018021
14:21Buy Now!DanziClarinet Sonata in B flatNeidich/LevinSony Classical64302074646430224
14:48Buy Now!Fill Music: anncr selects
15:01Buy Now!TraditionalFour carols for AdventChoir of King's College Cambridge/LedgerEMI66243724356624320
15:11Buy Now!Villa-LobosFive Preludes for GuitarPepe RomeroPhilips420 245028942024526
15:34Buy Now!FinziClarinet Concerto, Op. 31Hacker/English String Orchestra/BoughtonNimbus510108360351012
16:01Buy Now!FibichSymphony No. 3 in E minor, Op. 53Brno State Philharmonic/BelohlavekSupraphon12564988001064138
16:39Buy Now!Charpentier, M.Instrumental CarolsEnglish Concert/PinnockArchiv435 262028943526220
16:48Buy Now!GlazunovLyric Poem, Op. 12Bamberg Symphony/JarviOrfeo157 201
17:01Buy Now!Anderson, LeroySuite of Carols for Brass ChoirBBC Concert Orchestra/SlatkinNaxos8.559621636943962121
17:13Buy Now!DebussyToy Box BalletLondon Symphony/Tilson ThomasSony48231n/a
17:49Buy Now!Fill Music: anncr selects

wavelengths21:01Buy Now!PoulencFour Christmas motetsPhiladelphia Singers/KornRCA778707863577872
21:12Buy Now!TavenerEx Maria VirgineClare College Cambridge/BrownNaxos8.572168747313216871
21:52Buy Now!MessiaenDieu parmi NousMichael MurrayTelarc80097n/a
22:02Buy Now!HandelMessiah: Part 1Gabrieli Consort & Players/McCreeshArchiv453 464028945346427
22:52Buy Now!DaquinNoel Suisse (Noel No. 12, Swiss Carol for Organ)Michel ChapuisHarmonia Mundi1901228n/a
23:00Buy Now!Saint-SaŽnsChristmas Oratorio, Op. 12Dresden Choir of the Cross/Dresden Philharmonic/FlamigCapriccio10 2164006408102168
23:37Buy Now!LisztEvocation a la Chapelle SixtineMarie-Claire AlainErato882413269658824124
23:51Buy Now!Fill Music: anncr selects