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Sleepers, Awake!00:01Buy Now!Christmas CarolsRaleigh Oratorio Society/SturgisThe Raleigh Oratorio Societycall (919) 856-9700 for info
00:09Buy Now!GermanThe SeasonsRTE Concert Orchestra/PennyMarco Polo8.223695730099369527
00:50Buy Now!RespighiThe Adoration of the Magi ~ Three Botticelli PicturesPhilharmonia Orchestra/SimonCALA40286754940287
00:59Buy Now!StanfordIrish Rhapsody No. 5Ulster Orchestra/HandleyChandos85455014682854528
01:15Buy Now!ManfrediniChristmas Concerto in C, Op. 3 No. 12Berlin Philharmonic/KarajanDG449 924028944992427
01:27Buy Now!FieldPiano Concerto No. 7 in C minorO'Conor/New Irish Chamber Orchestra/FurstOnyx101/103N/A [Qualiton]
01:58Buy Now!PucciniChe gelida manina ~ La BohemePavarotti/Berlin Philharmonic/KarajanLondon417 011028941701121
02:04Buy Now!TraditionalChristmas Hymns and CarolsR. Shaw Chamber Singers/ShawTelarc80377089408037726
02:18Buy Now!Taneyev, S.Piano Quartet in E, Op. 20Cantilena Chamber PlayersProarte301015095030122
02:57Buy Now!He is born, the divine Christ childAcademy and Chorus SMF/MarrinerPhilips442 141028944214123
03:00Buy Now!CouperinConcert Pieces (Pieces en Concert)Starker/Santa Fe Festival OrchestraDelos3197013491319728
03:13Buy Now!Anderson, LeroySleigh RideEaken Piano TrioNaxos8.554099730033809924
03:17Buy Now!BrahmsSymphony No. 3 in F, Op. 90Cleveland Orchestra/DohnanyiTeldec243 711022924371127
03:55Buy Now!TraditionalAway in a Manger & O Little Town Of BethlehemEmpire BrassEMI64895077776489520
04:01Buy Now!BachSelections ~ Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248Chmber Orch & Choir St. Petersburg Cons/TitovSonyQK 69255074646925522
04:21Buy Now!Saint-SaŽnsSymphony No. 1 in E flat, Op. 2French National Radio and TV Orchestra/MartinonEMI62643077776264325
04:53Buy Now!TraditionalI wonder as I wanderElora Festival Singers/EdisonNaxos8.573421747313342174
04:59Buy Now!SchubertThe Linden TreeJorge BoletLondon414 575028941457523
05:05Buy Now!TraditionalFour Early American CarolsBoston Camerata/Schola Cantorum of Boston/Brown University Chorus/CohenErato92874745099287429
05:14Buy Now!DvorakAmerican Suite, Op. 98bRoyal Liverpool Philharmonic/PeöekVirgin Classics90723075679072320
05:38Buy Now!TraditionalChristmas Carol Suite for BrassPhiladelphia BrassPhiladelphia Brassn/an/a
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Rise and Shine!06:01Buy Now!ChopinPolonaise in A flat, Op. 53 "Heroic"HorowitzDG419 045028941904522
06:09Buy Now!MenottiIntroduction, March & Shepherd's Dance ~ Amahl and the Night VisitorsBuffalo Philharmonic/FallettaBuffalo Philharmonic Orchestran/a692863141022
06:16Buy Now!Bach, C.P.E.Symphony in E flatViolins of the King/LabadieDorian90239053479023926
06:29Buy Now!BalakirevOverture On A Spanish MarchSingapore Symphony/HoeyHong Kong8.220324N/A
06:44Buy Now!BachJesu, Joy of Manís DesiringDallas Wind Symphony/JunkinReference Recordings126030911112822
06:49Buy Now!Mozart3rd mvt (Allegretto) ~ Piano Trio No. 4 in B flat, K. 502Abegg TrioIntercord885.8544006758858548
06:56Buy Now!TraditionalTomorrow Shall Be My Dancing DayElora Festival Singers/EdisonNaxos8.573421747313342174
07:00Buy Now!TraditionalDing dong! Merrily on HighVoces 8Signum Classics291635212029121
07:02Buy Now!SibeliusKarelia Suite, Op. 11Finnish Radio Symphony/SarasteRCA776507863577652
07:18Buy Now!MendelssohnOverture ~ A Midsummer Nightís Dream, Op. 21Boston Symphony/DavisPhilips442 302028944230222
07:30Buy Now!Anderson, LeroySuite of Carols for String OrchestraBBC Concert Orchestra/SlatkinNaxos8.559621636943962121
07:44Buy Now!PucciniMinuet No. 3 in AOrchestra of the Auvergne/KantorowDenon73871081757387125
07:48Buy Now!Gliere2nd mvt (Allegro Giocoso) ~ Symphony No. 2 in C minor, Op. 25Czech Radio Symphony/ClarkMarco Polo8.223106N/A
07:57Buy Now!TraditionalAngels we have heard on highSursum Corda/SeigelMSR1485681585148525
08:01Buy Now!MaasaloThe Bells of ChristmasDubeau/La PietaAnalekta28730774204873028
08:06Buy Now!Tchaikovsky3rd mvt (Scherzo) ~ Symphony No. 2 in C minor, Op. 17 "Little Russian"Russian National Orchestra/PletnevDG477 8699028947786993
08:13Buy Now!GlazunovConcert Waltz No. 2, Op. 51Moscow Symphony/GolovschinNaxos8.553838730099483827
08:22Buy Now!RavelPavane for a Dead PrincessAcademy SMF/MarrinerPhilips420 814028942081420
08:30Buy Now!DuronAl dormir el sol (When the sun sleeps)The Rose EnsembleRose00006789577301726
08:38Buy Now!GoetzSonatina in F, Op. 8 No. 1Adrian RuizGenesis107009414810724
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Classical Cafť09:01Buy Now!AbelSymphony No. 5 in CCantilena/ShepherdChandos86485014682864824
09:10Buy Now!TorelliChristmas Concerto in G minor, Op. 8 No. 6I MusiciPhilips412739028941273925
09:19Buy Now!Strauss, R.Horn Concerto No. 2 in E flatHauptmann/Berlin Philharmonic/MehtaSony53267n/a
09:39Buy Now!SchubertFantasy in C, D. 934Heifetz/SmithRCA7873078635787320
10:01Buy Now!MozartSerenade No. 13 in G, K. 525 "Eine kleine Nachtmusik"Academy SMF/MarrinerMHS11247ZN/A
10:20Buy Now!Anderson, LeroyA Christmas FestivalBBC Concert Orchestra/SlatkinNaxos8.559621636943962121
10:31Buy Now!HolstSymphony in F, Op. 8 "The Cotswolds"Ulster Orchestra/FallettaNaxos8.572914747313291472
10:55Buy Now!HandelFor unto us a child is born ~ MessiahScholars Baroque EnsembleNaxosn/an/a
11:01Buy Now!BeethovenPiano Trio in E flat, Op. 70 No. 2Stern/Rose/IstominSony64513074646451328
11:35Buy Now!Christmas CarolsRaleigh Oratorio Society/SturgisThe Raleigh Oratorio Societycall (919) 856-9700 for info
11:44Buy Now!MendelssohnTrumpet Overture, Op. 101London Symphony/AbbadoDG423 104028942310421
11:54Buy Now!KorngoldPrelude & Serenade ~ The SnowmanLudwig/Buffalo Philharmonic/FallettaBuffalo Philharmonic Orchestran/a692863141022
12:01Buy Now!MolterConcerto Pastorale in GDubeau/La PietaAnalekta28730774204873028
12:14Buy Now!TelemannSuite in D for Viola da Gamba & StringsMusica Antiqua of Cologne/GoebelArchiv289 471 492028947149224
12:39Buy Now!Stevens, WilliamThree Nativity SongsPiedmont Chamber SingersPiedmont Chamber Singers9901660355361623
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12:55Buy Now!YonGesu BambinoBattle/ParkeningSony62723074646272329
As You Like It13:01Buy Now!WassonFestival Fanfare for ChristmasDallas Wind Symphony/JunkinReference Recordings126030911112822
13:05Buy Now!ArriagaString Quartet No. 2 in ALudwig String QuartetMHS513773Z717794377323
13:33Buy Now!TraditionalThe first NowellChoir of King's College, Cambridge/WillcocksDecca289 473 345028947334521
13:39Buy Now!TchaikovskyRomeo & Juliet Fantasy OvertureChicago Symphony/GiuliniEMI4761607777476162
14:01Buy Now!What Child is This?Chorus Angelicus & GaudeamusPelagos1005672590100523
14:05Buy Now!SchumannPiano Quartet in E flat, Op. 47Riebl/Florestan TrioHyperion67175034571171753
14:35Buy Now!Three Christmas carolsBBC Welsh Chorus/Fanfare Trumpeters of the Welsh GuardsNimbus5310083603531027
14:45Buy Now!LarssonPastoral Suite, Op. 19New York Scandia Symphony/MatsonCentaur2607044747260723
15:00Buy Now!ProkofievPeter and the Wolf, Op. 67Kingsley/London Symphony/MackerrasAllegro1022723722336126
15:29Buy Now!KodalyDances of MarosszekPhilharmonia Hungarica/DoratiMercury432 005028943200523
15:44Buy Now!TartiniTrumpet Concerto in DNeebe/KnorrMDG1199760623119922
15:55Buy Now!HandelPastoral Symphony ~ MessiahToronto Symphony/DavisEMI64895077776489520
Allegro!16:00Buy Now!SibeliusFinlandia, Op. 26New York Philharmonic/BernsteinSony4670607464467062
16:09Buy Now!TraditionalO little one sweetCoventry & Lichfield Cathedral Choirs/BBC Philharmonic/StapletonTeldec99000745099900021
16:14Buy Now!HaydnSonata in E flat for Two HornsKoster/Konings/Koopman/Goebel/Stuurop/MedlamMHS522363Tn/a
16:28Buy Now!RossiniOverture ~ The Journey to RheimsCleveland Orchestra/SzellSony62653077776265321
16:36Buy Now!CorelliAdagio & Pastorale ad libitum ~ Concerto Grosso in G minor, Op. 6 No. 8 "Christmas Concerto"Newman & Oltman Guitar DuoMHS5155200717794552027
16:44Buy Now!Weber2nd mvt (Andante) ~ Clarinet Concerto No. 2 in E flat, Op. 74Ottensamer/Czecho-Slovak State Philharmonic/WildnerNaxos8.55319747313531929
16:51Buy Now!SchubertAve Maria, D. 839Bonney/ParsonsTeldec90873745099087326
16:59Buy Now!TchaikovskyNutcracker MedleyBell/Straight No ChaserSony Masterworks7431888837431828
17:03Buy Now!BachBrandenburg Concerto No. 3 in G, BWV 1048English Chamber Orchestra/BrittenLondon443 847028944384727
17:16Buy Now!Chadwick1st mvt (Allegro) ~ Suite Symphonique in E flatCzech State Philharmonic, Brno/SerebrierReference Recordings2104030911210427
17:29Buy Now!WaldteufelA Toi (A Waltz)Cincinnati Pops/KunzelMMG1002504716300252
17:36Buy Now!ChopinEtude in G flat, Op. 10 No. 5 "Black Key"Mikhail PletnevDG453 456028945345620
17:39Buy Now!Three French CarolsSolid BrassDorian90114053479011428
17:45Buy Now!VivaldiViolin Concerto in C minor, Op. 11 No. 5English Concert/ManzeHarmonia Mundi907332093046733223
17:59Buy Now!BrittenChorale after an Old French CarolPolyphony/LaytonHyperionNOEL2034571100272
18:04Buy Now!Christmas CarolsCanadian BrassRCA68880090266888023
18:15Buy Now!ElgarSerenade for Strings in E minor, Op. 20London Philharmonic/BoultSeraphim69110724356911024
18:28Buy Now!TraditionalUn flambeau, Jeannette, IsabelleNew York PolyphonyBis20997318599920993
18:30Buy Now!WarlockBethlehem DownNew York PolyphonyBis20997318599920993
18:35Buy Now!AlfvenSwedish Rhapsody No. 2, Op. 24 "Uppsala Rhapsody"Royal Scottish National Orchestra/WillenNaxos8.553962730099496223
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WCPE Concert Hall19:01Buy Now!PucciniChe gelida manina ... Si, mi chiamano Mimi ~ La bohemePavarotti/Scotto/MET Opera Orchestra/LevineMetropolitan Operan/a811357012178
19:12Buy Now!TraditionalThree Christmas CarolsChoir of King's College, Cambridge/WillcocksLondon444 848028944484823
19:20Buy Now!RachmaninoffPiano Concerto No. 3 in D minor, Op. 30Kocsis/San Francisco Symphony/de WaartPhilips411 475028941147523
20:00Buy Now!MendelssohnVom Himmel HochDresden Choir of the Cross/Dresden Philharmonic/FlamigCapriccio10 2164006408102168
20:16Buy Now!ReedRussian Christmas MusicDallas Wind Symphony/JunkinReference Recordings126030911112822
20:31Buy Now!BachChristmas Oratorio, BWV 248 Part OneChoir of New College, Oxford/HigginbottomBBC MusicMM52n/a
20:59Buy Now!Vaughan WilliamsFantasia on Christmas CarolsAllen/Tunnell/Corydon Singers/English Chamber Orch/BestHyperion66420034571164205
21:13Buy Now!BrittenA Ceremony of Carols, Op. 28Costanzi/Elektra Women's Choir/EdmundsonElektra Women's Choir1110830159012070
21:38Buy Now!CrestonThe Nativity ~ Symphony No. 3, Op. 48 "Three Mysteries"National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine/KucharNaxos8.559034636943903421
21:50Buy Now!VivaldiChristmas Concerto in E, RV 270Dubeau/La PietaAnalekta28730774204873028
Music in the Night22:00Buy Now!LisztChristmas TreeEteri AndjaparidzeNaxos8.553461730099446129
22:41Buy Now!SchumannTraumereiBell/Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields/SternSony87894696998789425
22:44Buy Now!VictoriaO magnum mysteriumNew York PolyphonyBis20997318599920993
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23:00Buy Now!Lullabies and Carols for Christmas - 2014