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 COMPOSER            WORK             PERFORMER(S)        SOURCE        TIMING
12:00:00 am--12:59:40 am (All times ET)
Anon/Breiner  Little Drummer Boy*   CSSR State         Naxos 8.550301   0:01:11
                                    Phil/Peter Breiner
Trad          Carol, "O Tannenbaum  Czech State        Naxos 8.550301   0:04:17
German/Breine (O Christmas Tree)"*  Phil/Peter Breiner
Bach          Christmas Oratorio,   Orch/Leopold       Van VBD-363      0:08:25
              BWV 248: Part 2:      Stokowski
              Sinfonia "(Pastoral
Tartini       "Sinfonia pastorale"  Collegium Aureum   RCA-DHM          0:12:58
              in D (Christmas                          77048-2-RG
Handel        "Messiah": Chorus,    Mormon Tabernacle  Sony MFK-66300   0:04:00
              "Hallelujah"          Cho/Jerold D
Johann        Chorale Prelude, "In  Baltimore Consort  Dorian           0:01:30
Michael Bach  dulci jubilo"*                           DOR-90198
Ippolitov-Iva "Caucasian            Utah Sym           Van SVC-8        0:22:02
nov           Sketches," Suite #1,  Orch/Maurice
              Op 10                 Abravanel
Praetorius    Chorale, "In dulci    Harwood Early      Classic          0:01:29
              jubilo (Now sing we,  Music              Digital 1001
              now rejoice)"*        Ensemble/John
01:00:00 am--01:59:40 am
Pachelbel     Canon and Gigue in    Paillard Chamber   MHS 3239         0:05:36
              D: Canon*             Orch/Jean-Franáois
Beethoven     "King Stephen," Op    Toronto Sym        Radio Canada     0:07:31
              117: Overture         Orch/Andrew Davis  Int'l SMCD-5155
Trad French   Carol, "NoČl          Nancy              Van VRS-497      0:01:50
              nouvelet (Sing we     Chardonnerets/
              now of Christmas)"*   Cory
Samuel-Rousse Variations            Nicanor Zabaleta,  DG 2531051       0:08:00
au            pastorales sur un     h
              vieux NoČl
Beethoven     String Quartet #10    Orford String      Delos D/CD-3035  0:32:04
              in E-Flat, Op 74,     Quartet
Trad Austrian Carol, "Still,        Leipzig Thomaner   Berlin           0:01:25
              still, still"*        Cho/Hans-Joachim   Classics
                                    Rotzsch            BC-2118-2
02:00:00 am--02:59:40 am
Various       Christmas Medley      B Hendricks,       EMI/Ang          0:04:53
              ("Bambino divino",    Children's,        CDC5-55536-2
              etc)*                 Chamber Cho's,
                                    Stockholm Ch
                                    Orch/Eric Ericson
Arnold        Little Suite #2 for   Dallas Wind        Reference        0:07:14
              Brass Band, Op 93     Sym/Jerry F Junkin Recordings
Trad English  Somerset Wassail*     Worcester          Chandos          0:01:46
                                    Cathedral          CHAN-6588
Tchaikovsky   "The Nutcracker," Op  London Sym         Telarc           0:40:55
              71: Act II            Orch/Charles       CD-80137 (2)
Pachelbel     Chorale Prelude,      Dietrich Prost, o  Berlin           0:01:40
              "Vom Himmel hoch, da                     Classics
              komm ich her"*                           BC-2009-2
03:00:00 am--04:59:40 am
Gardner       Christmas Introit,    Monteverdi         Phi 462050-2     0:05:28
              "Entry of the Three   Cho/John Eliot
              Kings"*               Gardiner
Bach          Cantata #63,          Soloists,          DG Archiv        0:26:34
              "Christen, Ątzet      Monteverdi Cho,    463589-2
              diesen Tag"           English Baroque
                                    Soloists/Sir John
                                    Eliot Gardiner
Peter         "Jolly Old St         CSSR State         Naxos 8.550301   0:02:55
Breiner/Brein Nicholas"             Phil/Peter Breiner
Praetorius    "Terpsichore"         Harwood Early      Classic          0:01:45
              (1612): Bourāes I,    Music              Digital 1001
              II*                   Ensemble/John
Britten       "A Simple Symphony,"  I Musici de        Chandos          0:18:21
              Op 4                  Montreal/Yuli      CHAN-8817
Trad          "Coventry Carol"*     Galliard Brass     Musicmasters     0:01:45
English/Richa                       Ensemble           67175-2
rd Price
Grainger/Simp "The Sussex Mummers'  Concordia          Mark MCD-3178    0:05:17
son           Christmas Carol"*     University Wind
Grainger      "Jutish Medley"       Eugene List, p     Van SVC-99       0:08:24
Trad          "We Wish You A Merry  Huddersfield Cho   Chandos          0:01:41
English/Warre Christmas"*           Society, John      CHAN-4541
ll/Newsome                          Foster Black Dyke
                                    Mills Band/Roy
Vivaldi       "The Four Seasons,"   Nils-Erik Sparf,   BIS CD-275       0:39:36
              Op 8/1-4              v; Drottningholm
                                    Baroque Ensemble
Vivaldi       "Gloria" in D, R      Gasdia,            Erato ECD-88179  0:01:28
              589: Chorus,          Zimmermann, The
              "Gratias agimus       Ambrosian
              tibi"*                Singers, I
05:00:00 am--05:59:40 am
Bax           "Gloria" (1945)*      Ramsey             ASV CDDCA-941    0:05:15
Randol Alan   "Gloria"              Tanglewood         RCA 63252-2      0:06:07
Bass                                Festival Cho,
                                    Boston Pops
Beethoven     "Missa Solemnis" in   Soloists; Leipzig  Berlin           0:16:50
              D, Op 123: Gloria     Radio Cho,         Classics
                                    Leipzig            0091602-BC
                                    Orch/Kurt Masur
Trad          Carol, "The First     Tower Brass        Mac Music 2000   0:02:57
English/Simmo NoČl"
Gruber/Simmon Carol, "Stille Nacht  Tower Brass        Mac Music 2000   0:03:00
s             (Silent Night)"
Trad French   Carol, "Pat-A-Pan"*   Plymouth Music     RCA 68015-2      0:01:37
                                    Series Cho/Philip
Mozart        Symphony #14 in A, K  Prague Chamber     Telarc CD-80242  0:18:37
              114                   Orch/Charles
Trad          Carol, "God Rest Ye   Tower Brass        Mac Music 2000   0:01:28
English/Simmo Merry, Gentlemen"*
06:00:00 am--06:59:40 am
Mendelssohn   Christus: Chorus,     Westminster        Gothic G-47931   0:05:20
              "There Shall a Star   Cho/Joseph
              Come out of Jacob"*   Flummerfelt
Mendelssohn   String Symphony #7    Amadeus Chamber    Koch 350204 (4)  0:26:40
              in d                  Orch/Agnieszka
Mendelssohn/K Carol, "Hark, the     Philadelphia       CBS MK-7033      0:01:35
azdin         Herald Angels Sing"*  Brass Ensemble
Vaughan       "Wassail Song"        St John's College  Nimbus NI-5589   0:03:19
Williams                            Cho, Cambridge
Vaughan       "The Lark Ascending"  Kennedy, v; City   EMI/Ang          0:17:37
Williams      (1914, rev 1920)      of Birmingham      CDC5-56413-2
                                    Sym/Sir Simon
Warlock       Carol, "As Dew in     St John's College  Nimbus NI-5589   0:01:45
              Aprylle"*             Cho, Cambridge
07:00:00 am--07:59:40 am
Trad Austrian Carol, "Still,        Sonos Handbell     Well-tempered    0:02:57
              still, still"*        Ensemble/James     Productions
                                    Meredith           WTP-5176
Trad Catalan  Carol, "Cold          Sonos Handbell     Well-tempered    0:02:39
              December"*            Ensemble/James     Productions
                                    Meredith           WTP-5176
Jonathan      "Magnificat"          Washington Master  Albany TROY-353  0:20:32
Willcocks                           Chorale, Brass
                                    and Percussion
Menotti       "Amahl and the Night  New Zealand Sym    Koch 3-7005-2    0:06:05
              Visitors":            Orch/Andrew Schenk
              Orchestral Suite
M-A           "NoČls for            Apollo's Fire      Eclectra         0:01:20
Charpentier   Instruments": "A la                      ECCD-2041
              venue de NoČl"*
Galuppi       Magnificat in G       Soloists; Bern     Claves           0:21:06
                                    Chamber Cho,       CD-50-801
                                    Southwest German
Trad Scottish Carol, "Drop Down Ye  Mair-Davis Duo     North Star       0:01:43
              Heavens"*                                NS-0055
08:00:00 am--08:59:40 am
Bach          "Christmas            Eteri              Naxos 8.553461   0:05:49
              Oratorio," BWV 248:   Andjaparidze, p
Christoph     Christmas Cantata,    Sumi Jo, s;        Erato 85819-2    0:09:18
Bernhard      "FĀrchtet euch nicht" Cappella
                                    l Schneider
Johann David  "Pastorale" in A      Virtuosi           Laserlight       0:04:50
Heinichen                           Saxoniae/Ludwig    15276
Hasse         Trio Sonata in C, Op  Artificii Musicali Nuova Era 7176   0:13:28
Trad German   Carol, "Joseph        Berlin Trombone    Koch 3-1206-2    0:01:40
              lieber, Joseph mein"* Quintet
Respighi      "Trittico             Orpheus Chamber    DG 437533-2      0:19:41
              botticelliano" (1927) Orch
Trad French   Carol, "Ding, Dong,   Plymouth Music     RCA 68015-2      0:01:43
              Merrily on High"*     Series Cho/Philip
09:00:00 am--09:59:40 am
Berlioz       "L'Enfance du         Trinity College    Conifer          0:03:22
              Christ," Op 25: The   Cho,               51308-2 (2)
              Shepherds' Farewell*  Cambridge/Richard
Berlioz       "Les troyens":        Baltimore Sym      Telarc CD-80164  0:15:46
              Ballet Music          Orch/David Zinman
Gounod        "Faust": Ballet Music Royal Opera House  Lon 421396-2     0:15:59
                                    Orch/Georg Solti
Trad American A Christmas Hymn*     Boston             Erato 92874-2    0:01:50
Leroy         "Sleigh Ride"         Eteri              Naxos 8.553461   0:02:46
Anderson                            Andjaparidze, p
Leroy         "Sleigh Ride"         Boston Pops        RCA 61373-2      0:02:59
Anderson                            Orch/Arthur
Leroy         "A Christmas          Tanglewood         Sony SK-48232    0:09:27
Anderson/Cour Festival"             Festival Cho,
age                                 Boston Pops
                                    Orch/John Williams
Trad American Carol, "Shepherds     Boston             Erato 92874-2    0:01:41
              rejoice"*             Camerata/Joel
10:00:00 pm--10:59:40 pm
Trad Polish   Carol, "Mary the      St Peter's Schola  St Peter SP-001  0:03:10
              Maiden"*              Cantorum/Michael
Trad Polish   Carol, "Christ is     St Peter's Schola  St Peter SP-001  0:02:35
              born this evening"*   Cantorum/Michael
Philip Seward "Rejoice!"            Lira Singers,      Lira LE-0106     0:06:40
                                    Lira Chamber
                                    Orch/Philip Seward
Szymanowski   Symphony #3, Op 27,   Wieslaw Ochman,    EMI/Ang          0:24:48
              "Song of the Night"   t; Polish Radio    CDM5-65082-2
                                    National Sym
                                    Orch/Jerzy Semkow
Trad Polish   Carol, "O Come        St Peter's Schola  St Peter SP-001  0:01:35
              Rejoicing"*           Cantorum/Michael
SchĀtz        "Magnificat" with     Soloists,          DG Archiv        0:15:46
              Christmas             Gabrieli Consort   463046-2
              Interpolations, SWV   & Players/Paul
              468                   McCreesh
Trad English  Carol, "What Child    Charlie Byrd, g    CBS CS-9355      0:01:40
              is this?
11:00:00 pm--11:59:40 pm
Trad          Carol, "O             Tubadours          Crystal CD-420   0:02:05
German/Harcle Sanctissimus"*
Tchaikovsky/C "The Nutcracker," Op  Tubadours          Crystal CD-420   0:03:07
harlton       71: #1, Miniature
Haydn         String Quartet in D,  Festetics String   Arcana A-412     0:20:14
              Op 17/6               Quartet            (2)
Trad          Carol, "Il est nā le  Tubadours          Crystal CD-420   0:01:31
French/Harcle divin enfant"*
Orff          "Weihnachtsgeschichte TĒlz Boys' Cho,    EMI/Ang          0:27:54
               (Christmas Story)"   Instrumental       CDM7-69561-2
                                    Ensemble/Carl Orff
Gruber/Bruno  "Silent Night, Holy   West Coast         Cambria CD-1089  0:01:25
              Night"*               Saxophone Quartet
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