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 COMPOSER            WORK             PERFORMER(S)        SOURCE        TIMING
12:00:00 am--12:59:40 am (All times ET)
Trad          Carol, "The First     Tower Brass        Mac Music 2000   0:02:57
English/Simmo Nol"*
Mendelssohn/S Carol, "Hark, the     Tower Brass        Mac Music 2000   0:02:35
immons        Herald Angels Sing"*
Mathias       A Carol Sequence,     Welsh National     Argo SOL-346     0:12:38
              "Ave Rex," Op 45      Opera Cho, London
                                    Sym Orch/David
Trad Welsh    Carol, "Deck the      Frances Kelly, h   Sony SK-60713    0:03:45
Trad English  Carol, "Deck the      Anne Sofie von     DG 459685-2      0:02:58
              halls"                Otter, ms
Trad          Carol, "Deck the      King's Singers     EMI/Ang          0:01:37
English/Langf halls"*                                  CDM7-64133-2
Busoni        Piano Sonatina #4,    Paul Jacobs, p     None H-71359     0:07:41
              "In Diem Nativitatis
              Christi" (1917)
Finney        Piano Sonata #4 in    Arthur Tollefson,  Northwestern     0:12:39
              E, "Christmastime,    p                  University
              1945"                                    KM-1830 (2)
Various/Marc  Christmas Carols for  I Musici de        Chandos          0:10:40
Blanger      Strings               Montreal/Yuli      CHAN-9098
Trad          Carol, "Angels we     Galliard Brass     Musicmasters     0:01:46
English/Richa have heard on high"*  Ensemble           67175-2
rd Price
01:00:00 am--01:59:40 am
Poulenc       Song, "Nous voulons   Karina Gauvin, s;  Radio Canada     0:04:57
              une petite soeur"*    Michael McMahon, p Int'l MVCD-1131
Trad          Carol, "Quelle est    Clare College      Lon 425500-2     0:03:56
French/Willco cette odeur           Cho, Orch,
cks           agrable? (What is    Cambridge/John
              this lovely..)"       Rutter
Harold Darke  Carol, "In the bleak  Clare College Cho  Lon 425500-2     0:04:20
              midwinter"            & Orch/John Rutter
Josef         Violin Concerto in    Shizuka Ishikawa,  Supraphon        0:17:55
Myslivecek    G, "Pastoral"         v; Dvorak Chamber  SU-3259-2031
                                    Orch/Libor Pesek
Anon 14th c   "Invitatorem          Schola Gregoriana  Supraphon        0:01:28
Bohemian      Christus natus est"*  Pragensis          SU-3191-2231
Tournier      Six Noels pour la     Emily Mitchell, h  John Marks       0:09:10
              Harpe, Op 32                             Records JMR-20
M-A           "Magnificat"          Harvard            Northeastern     0:11:40
Charpentier                         University Cho;    NR-251-CD
                                    Nancy B Granert,
                                    o; Benefit Street
                                    Chamber Ensemble
Trad          Carol, "Deck the      Oregon Repertory   Koch 3-7362-2    0:01:44
Welsh/Rutter  Hall"*                Singers/Gilbert
02:00:00 am--02:59:40 am
Mompou        "Pessebres"*          Pierre Huybregts,  Centaur          0:05:45
                                    p                  CRC-2026
Runswick      Fantasia: "The        London Cello       Cala CACD-55003  0:06:38
              Coventry Carol/In     Sound/Geoffrey
              Dulci Jubilo"         Simon
Wolf          "Mrike Lieder":      Kathleen Battle,   Sony SK-62035    0:02:59
              "Schlafendes          s; Orch/Robert
              Jesuskind"            Sadin
Wolf          "Spanisches           Dame Janet Baker,  D'note DND-1019  0:03:00
              Liederbuch": Sacred   ms; Martin Isepp,
              (Christmas) song,     p
              "Nun wandre, Maria"
Wolf          "Spanisches           Jan De Gaetani,    None H-71296     0:02:20
              Liederbuch": Sacred   electronics;
              (Christmas) song,     Gilbert Kalish, p
              "Die ihr schwebet"
Wolf          "Spanisches           Olaf Br, br;      EMI/Ang          0:03:22
              Liederbuch": Sacred   Geoffrey Parsons,  CDC5-55325-2
              song, "Die du Gott    p                  (2)
              gebarst, du Reine"
Wolf          "Spanisches           Olaf Br, br;      EMI/Ang          0:03:09
              Liederbuch": "Fhr'   Geoffrey Parsons,  CDC5-55325-2
              mich, Kind, nach      p                  (2)
Trad German   Carol, "O Tannenbaum  Trevor             Light & Shadow   0:01:26
              (O Christmas Tree)"*  Stephenson, p      LS-600
Trad          Carol, "Il est n le  Eliot Fisk, g      Musicmasters     0:03:27
French/Beaser divin enfant"                            67151-2
Paine         "Christmas Gift", Op  Denver Oldham, p   New World        0:02:15
              7                                        80424-2 (2)
Nielsen       "Dream of Silent      Elizabeth          BIS CD-167/168   0:02:25
              Night"                Westenholz, p      (2)
Gruber        Carol, "Stille Nacht  Clare College      EMI/Ang          0:02:54
              (Silent Night)"       Singers, Orch,     CDM7-69950-2
Vaughan       Fantasia on           John Barrow, br;   EMI/Ang          0:12:06
Williams      Christmas Carols      Guilford           CDM7-69872-2
              (1912)                Cathedral Cho,
                                    String Orch/Barry
Mendelssohn   Carol, "Hark, the     Trevor             Light & Shadow   0:01:23
              Herald Angels Sing"*  Stephenson, p      LS-600
03:00:00 am--04:59:40 am
Trad          Carol, "Away in a     The Klokken        Omnisound        0:05:40
English/Garee manger"*              Ringers/Betty      N-1043
                                    Garee, Robert F.
                                    Jutton, o
Joseph        "Cantate Hodie (Sing  Pittsburgh Bach    Clarion          0:11:16
Willcox       Forth This Day)", Op  Cho, Pittsburgh    CLR-903-CD
JENKINS       197                   Sym Brass/Brady
Trad English  Carol, "O Come All    St Paul's          Prelude          0:04:28
              Ye Faithful"          Cathedral Cho      PRCD-2521
Trad English  Carol, "In the Bleak  St Paul's          Prelude          0:04:52
              Midwinter"            Cathedral Cho      PRCD-2521
Trad English  Carol, "O Little      York Minster       York CD-846      0:03:27
              Town of Bethlehem"    Cho/Philip Moore
Lennox        Carol, "Look Up,      Canterbury         York CD-136      0:05:13
Berkeley      Sweet Babe"           Cathedral
                                    Cho/David Flood
Praetorius    Carol, "Es ist ein    Westminster        Hyperion         0:01:23
              Ros' entsprungen"*    Cathedral          CDA-66200
                                    Cho/David Hill
Carl Davis/J  Ballet, "A Christmas  Northern Ballet    Naxos 8.553495   0:17:33
Longstaff     Carol": Suite         Theatre Orch/John
Trad French   Carol, "Angels We     Brett Zumsteg, o   Fumc 1111        0:01:40
              Have Heard on High"*
Various       Medley on Von Himmel  Music of the       Music of the     0:05:25
Renaissance   hoch*                 Baroque            Baroque MB-109
                                    Orch/Thomas Wikman
Trad German   Carol, "Vom Himmel    Paul Plunkett,     Guild GMCD-7103  0:04:12
              hoch"                 tr; Rudolf Lutz, o
Bach/Stravins Canonic Variations    Tanglewood         Phi 432092-2     0:10:33
ky            on "Vom Himmel hoch,  Festival Cho,
              da komm ich her,"     Boston Sym
              BWV 769               Orch/Seiji Ozawa
Mendelssohn   Cantata, "Von Himmel  Dresden            Capriccio 10216  0:14:41
              hoch"                 Kreuzchor,
                                    Phil/Martin Flmig
Pachelbel/Osb Chorale Prelude,      Oklahoma Sym       Orion ORS-83456  0:01:42
orn           "Vom Himmel hoch, da  Trombone Ensemble
              komm ich her"*
Tchaikovsky   "The Nutcracker," Op  Czecho-Slovak      Naxos 8.550515   0:04:06
              71: #2, Decorating    Radio Sym/Ondraj
              and Lighting the      Len rd
              Christmas Tree
Sibelius      Five Christmas        Monica Groop, ms;  BIS CD-657       0:12:53
              Songs, Op 1           Love Derwinger, p
Trad German   Carol, "Maria durch   Berlin Trombone    Koch 3-1206-2    0:01:46
              den Dornwald ging"*   Quintet
05:00:00 am--05:59:40 am
Wesley        Rondo on "God rest    Marian Metson, o   Raven OAR-260    0:02:20
              ye merry, gentlemen"* (Old North
                                    Church, Boston)
Trad          Carol, "Good          Stephen Siktberg,  MHS 512416       0:02:27
English/Siktb Christian Men,        g
erg           Rejoice"*
Britten       "Men of Goodwill"     Minnesota          Ang DS-38049     0:08:34
              (1947)                Orch/Neville
Dello Joio    "Diversions"          Debra Torok, p     Albany TROY-359  0:08:56
Trad American American Christmas    Kathleen Battle,   Sony SK-48235    0:16:14
              Medley                s; Frederica von
                                    Stade, ms; Orch
                                    of St
Jacobus       "Resonet in           Niederaltaicher    Sony SK-66242    0:01:33
Gallus        laudibus"*            Scholaren/Konrad
Trad German   Carol, "Joseph        Sonos Handbell     Well-tempered    0:01:49
              lieber, Joseph mein"  Ensemble/James     Productions
                                    Meredith           WTP-5176
Praetorius    Christmas chorale     Trinity College    Conifer 51256-2  0:06:51
              motet, "Resonet in    Cho,
              laudibus"             Cambridge/Richard
Vejvanovsky   Sonata XVI-"Resonet   Niederaltaicher    Sony SK-66242    0:04:11
              in laudibus"          Scholaren/Konrad
Trad          Carol, "Joseph        Rachel Van         Centaur          0:01:33
German/van    lieber, Joseph mein"* Voorhees, h        CRC-2209
06:00:00 am--06:59:40 am
Rutter        Carol, "Sing We to    Trinity Cho/Brian  Dorian           0:02:04
              This Merry Company"*  Jones              DOR-93240
Trad German   Carol, "In dulci      Trinity Cho/Brian  Dorian           0:03:40
              jubilo"*              Jones              DOR-93240
Mozart        Three German Dances,  Vienna             DG 449965-2      0:02:32
              K 605: #3, "Sleigh    Phil/Claudio
              Ride"                 Abbado
Runswick      "A Little Christmas   Kiri Te Kanawa,    EMI/Ang          0:03:52
              Music" (Medley  la   s; King's          CDC7-49909-2
              Mozart)               Singers; Richard
                                    Hickox, hc
Mozart        Motet, "Exsultate,    Sumi Jo, s;        Erato 85819-2    0:14:37
              Jubilate," K 165      Cappella
                                    l Schneider
Trad English  Carol, "Away in a     Hollywood Bowl     EMI/Ang          0:03:04
              manger"               Sym Orch/Carmen    CDM5-66087-2
Trad English  Carol, "It Came Upon  Hollywood Bowl     EMI/Ang          0:03:29
              the Midnight Clear"   Sym Orch/Carmen    CDM5-66087-2
Handel        Hymn, "Joy to the     Hollywood Bowl     EMI/Ang          0:03:19
              World"                Sym Orch/Carmen    CDM5-66087-2
Trad English  Carol, "The First     Hollywood Bowl     EMI/Ang          0:04:04
              Nowell"               Sym Orch/Carmen    CDM5-66087-2
Paulus        "The Angels and       Choral Arts        Pr Recordings    0:01:36
              Shepherds"*           Society/Philip     PR-38896
J F Wade      "O Come, All Ye       Westminster        Hyperion         0:03:50
              Faithful"             Cathedral          CDA-66668
                                    O'Donnell; Iain
                                    Simcock, o
Thomas        Setting of "O Come,   Westminster        Hyperion         0:03:25
Helmore/O'Don O Come Emmanuel"      Cathedral          CDA-66668
nell                                Cho/James
                                    O'Donnell; Iain
                                    Simcock, o
Gauntlett/Man Once in Royal         Westminster        Hyperion         0:04:28
n-O'Donnell   David's City          Cathedral          CDA-66668
                                    O'Donnell; Iain
                                    Simcock, o
Parry         "Welcome, Yule!"      Westminster        Hyperion         0:01:12
                                    Cathedral          CDA-66668
Trad Polish   Carol, "Infant holy,  Choral Arts        PR Recordings    0:01:54
              infant lowly"*        Society            PR-38896
07:00:00 am--07:59:40 am
Trad          Carol, "In the Bleak  A. Delmoni, v; N.  John Marks       0:02:38
English/Artis Midwinter"*           Bodnar, v; N.      Records JMR-18
ts                                  Lipkina, vi; N.
                                    Rosen, vc
Trad          Carol, "Once in       A. Delmoni, v; N.  John Marks       0:03:11
English/Artis Royal David's City"*  Bodnar, v; N.      Records JMR-18
ts                                  Lipkina, vi; N.
                                    Rosen, vc
Trad German   Carol, "Es ist ein    Marilyn Horne,     Sony SFK-63305   0:04:19
              Ros' entsprungen      ms; Mormon
              (Lo, how a rose)"     Tabernacle
                                    Cho/Jerold D
Pietro Yon    Carol, "Gesu Bambino" Marilyn Horne,     Sony SFK-63305   0:04:22
                                    ms; Mormon
                                    Cho/Jerold D
Trad German   Carol, "O Tannenbaum  Marilyn Horne,     Sony SFK-63305   0:03:00
              (O Christmas Tree)"   ms; Mormon
                                    Cho/Jerold D
Trad          Carol, "Il est n le  A. Delmoni, v; N.  John Marks       0:01:39
French/Artist divin enfant"*        Bodnar, v; N.      Records JMR-18
s                                   Lipkina, vi; N.
                                    Rosen, vc
Torelli       Concerto grosso in    I Solisti Italiani Denon CO-78912   0:06:48
              g, Op 8/6,
              "Christmas Concerto"
Vivaldi       "Magnificat," R 610b  Soloists;          Virgin 59326-2   0:13:25
                                    Taverner Cho,
Howells       "Magnificat" (1947)   Valparaiso Univ    VUCA Media       0:07:10
                                    Concert            VMCD-1010
Bach/Gounod/A "Ave Maria"           Eaken Piano Trio   Naxos 8.554714   0:07:51
Trad          Carol, "Ding Dong,    A. Delmoni, v; N.  John Marks       0:01:25
American/Arti Merrily on High"*     Bodnar, v; N.      Records JMR-18
sts                                 Lipkina, vi; N.
                                    Rosen, vc
08:00:00 am--08:59:40 am
Mendelssohn   Carol, "Hark, the     Taverner Consort,  EMI/Ang          0:05:14
              Herald Angels Sing"*  Cho &              CDC7-54902-2
Trad          Carol, "O Come All    Westminster        MCA Classics     0:05:34
English/Hill  Ye Faithful"          Cathedral Cho,     MCAD-5900
                                    Hill; James
                                    O'Donnell, o
              "Variations on        Judy Loman, h      Radio Canada     0:04:31
              Adeste Fideles"                          Int'l SMCD-5119
Dupr         "Variations on a      Michael Farris, o  Delos D/CD-3049  0:11:09
              Nol, Op 20"
Trad          Carol, "Il est n le  King's Singers,    MMG 1126         0:01:51
French/Willco divin enfant"*        City of London
cks                                 Sinfonia/Hickox
Trad          Carol, "Kling         Czech State        Naxos 8.550301   0:04:36
German/Breine Glckchen,            Phil/Peter Breiner
r             klingeling"
Trad          Carol, "The First     CSSR State         Naxos 8.550301   0:03:08
American/Brei Noel"                 Phil/Peter Breiner
Telemann      Cantata, "Uns ist     Z dori, s;         Harmonia Mundi   0:18:30
              ein Kind geboren"     Nemeth, ms;        HMP-3903053
                                    Kallay, t;
                                    Mertens, br;
Bach          Chorale prelude, "In  Brett Zumsteg, o   Fumc 1111        0:01:41
              Dulci Jubilo," BWV
09:00:00 am--09:59:40 am
Shostakovich  "Festive Overture,"   Boston Pops        DG 2584027       0:05:32
              Op 96*                Orch/Arthur
Telemann      "Festliche Suite" in  London Festival    Arte Nova        0:15:31
              A                     Orch/Ross Pople    30506-2
Smetana       Festive Overture in   Slovak Radio Sym   Marco Polo       0:08:34
              D, "1848"             Orch/Robert        8.223705
Trad Czech    Carol, "Tell Us,      St Peter's Schola  St Peter SP-001  0:01:20
              Shepherds"*           Cantorum/Michael
Gruber        Carol, "Stille Nacht  Robert Shaw        RCA DMC2-1217    0:03:16
              (Silent Night)"       Cho/Robert Shaw    (2)
Trad English  Carol, "We Three      Robert Shaw        RCA DMC2-1217    0:03:42
              Kings of Orient Are"  Cho/Robert Shaw    (2)
Trad German   Carol, "O Tannenbaum  Robert Shaw        RCA DMC2-1217    0:02:17
              (O Christmas Tree)"   Cho/Robert Shaw    (2)
Trad English  Carol, "The Holly     Robert Shaw        RCA DMC2-1217    0:02:36
              and the Ivy"*         Cho/Robert Shaw    (2)
Cornelius     "Weihnachtslieder,"   Karina Gauvin, s;  Radio Canada     0:12:31
              Op 8                  Michael McMahon, p Int'l MVCD-1131
Johann        Chorale Prelude, "In  Baltimore Consort  Dorian           0:01:33
Michael Bach  dulci jubilo"*                           DOR-90008
10:00:00 pm--10:59:40 pm
Trad          Carol, "Angels We     University of      University Of    0:02:40
French/Zabris Have Heard on High"*  Utah               Utah Singers
kie                                 Singers/Brady R.   UUS-002
Trad          Carol, "Away in a     University of      University Of    0:02:54
English/Zabri manger"*              Utah               Utah Singers
skie                                Singers/Brady R.   UUS-002
Trad          "Coventry Carol"      London Brass       Teldec 46443-2   0:03:47
Trad          Carol, "The First     London Brass       Teldec 46443-2   0:02:32
English/Roger Nowell"
Trad          Carol, "Away in a     London Brass       Teldec 46443-2   0:02:13
English/Roger manger"
Byrd          Propers for the       Handel and Haydn   Arabesque        0:13:53
              Nativity              Society/Grant      Z-6771
Trad English  Carol, "Now the       Wallace            JVC JVC-2052-2   0:01:30
              Holly Bears a Berry"* Collection,
                                    Trinity Boys'
                                    Cho/Simon Wright
Finney        "Skating on the       North Texas Wind   Klavier K-11124  0:13:45
              Sheyenne" (1978)      Sym/Eugene
Pinkham       "Nativity Madrigals"  Emily Lowe Singers Northeastern     0:10:29
Trad          Carol, "On Christmas  Karina Gauvin, s;  Radio Canada     0:01:34
English/Vaugh night"*               Michael McMahon, p Int'l MVCD-1131
an Williams
11:00:00 pm--11:59:40 pm
Handel        "Messiah": Chorus,    Boston Baroque     Telarc CD-80348  0:03:35
              "For unto us a child  Cho and Orch,
              is born"*             Martin Pearlman,
Handel        "Messiah": Chorus,    Boston Baroque     Telarc CD-80348  0:02:07
              "But thanks be to     Cho and Orch,
              God"*                 Martin Pearlman,
Tchaikovsky/W "The Nutcracker"      Millar Brass       Koss Classics    0:19:48
asson         Suite, Op 71a         Ensemble/Bruce C   KC-1020
Trad English  Carol, "On Christmas  King's College     EMI/Ang          0:01:51
              night"*               Cho                CDM5-66241-2
Trad          Carol, "Away in a     Trinity College    Conifer          0:02:35
English/Willc manger"               Cho,               CDCF-501
ocks                                Cambridge/Richard
Rutter        Carol, "Mary's        Cambridge          Collegium        0:03:27
              Lullaby"              Singers, London    COLCD-121
Howells       Carol Anthem, "Sing   New College Cho,   Erato 19350-2    0:03:18
              Lullaby"              Oxford/Edward
Trad French   Carol, "Ding, Dong,   Chicago Sym        Vox 7501         0:02:07
              Merrily on High"      Brass/Barry
                                    Faldner; Thomas
                                    Weisflog, o
Trad English  Carol, "God Rest Ye   Chicago Sym        Vox 7501         0:02:08
              Merry, Gentlemen"     Brass/Barry
                                    Faldner; Thomas
                                    Weisflog, o
Trad English  "Here We Come         Chicago Sym        Vox 7501         0:02:07
              A-Wassailing"         Brass/Barry
                                    Faldner; Thomas
                                    Weisflog, o
Mendelssohn   Carol, "Hark, the     National           VQR VQR-2006     0:02:50
              Herald Angels Sing"   Cathedral
                                    Cho/Richard W
                                    Dirksen, o
Trad English  Carol, "Little Town   National           VQR VQR-2006     0:02:15
              of Bethlehem"         Cathedral
                                    Cho/Richard W
                                    Dirksen, o
Trad English  Carol, "It Came Upon  National           VQR VQR-2006     0:02:11
              the Midnight Clear"   Cathedral
                                    Cho/Richard W
                                    Dirksen, o
Trad English  Carol, "The First     National           VQR VQR-2006     0:03:39
              Nowell"               Cathedral
                                    Cho/Richard W
                                    Dirksen, o
Melchior      Canon on "Lo, how a   Blechblserensembl Berlin           0:01:27
Vulpius       rose e'er blooming"*  e Ludwig Gttler   Classics
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