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 COMPOSER            WORK             PERFORMER(S)        SOURCE        TIMING
12:00:00 am--12:59:40 am (All times ET)
Bach          "Christmas            Eteri              Naxos 8.553461   0:05:49
              Oratorio," BWV 248:   Andjaparidze, p
Bach          "Christmas            Pittsburgh Sym     Four Winds       0:07:54
              Oratorio," BWV 248:   Brass              FW-3022
              Chorus, "Jauchzet,
Praetorius    Christmas chorale     Trinity College    Conifer 51256-2  0:15:47
              motet, "Vom Himmel    Cho,
              hoch"                 Cambridge/Richard
Praetorius    Carol, "Es ist ein    Pittsburgh Sym     Four Winds       0:01:54
              Ros' entsprungen"*    Brass              FW-3017
Schoenberg    "Weihnachtsmusik"     London             Lon 414171-1     0:05:55
              (1921)                Sinfonietta/David
Gruber        "Silent Night, Holy   Baylor University  Resmiranda 8011  0:03:41
              Night"                A Capella
                                    Cho/Hugh Sanders
Trad German   Carol, "Es ist ein    Julianne Baird,    Musicmasters     0:03:42
              Ros' entsprungen      s; Aulos Ensemble  67119-2
              (Lo, how a rose)"
Tournier      Six Noels pour la     Emily Mitchell, h  John Marks       0:09:10
              Harpe, Op 32                             Records JMR-20
Trad English  Carol, "I Saw Three   Les Rhapsodes Cho  Analekta         0:01:44
              Ships"*                                  AN2-9125-6 (2)
01:00:00 am--01:59:40 am
Trad English  Carol, "We Three      Robin Bullock, g;  Dorian           0:05:26
              Kings of Orient Are"* Al Petteway, per;  DOR-93250
                                    Amy White, h
Trad          "The Wexford Carol"   Chris Carwell, g   North Star       0:04:14
Irish/Carwell                                          NS-0119
Trad          Carol, "O Come All    BBC Welsh Cho,     Nimbus NI-5310   0:04:19
English/Willc Ye Faithful"          Welsh Guards
ocks                                Fanfare
                                    Thomas; Huw
                                    Williams, o
Gardner       Carol, "Tomorrow      BBC Welsh          Nimbus NI-5310   0:02:00
              shall be my dancing   Cho/John Hugh
              day"                  Thomas
Mendelssohn/W Carol, "Hark, the     BBC Welsh Cho,     Nimbus NI-5310   0:03:30
illcocks      Herald Angels Sing"   Welsh Guards
                                    Thomas; Huw
                                    Williams, o
John Stover   "Christmas Medley"    John Stover, g;    Legend Road      0:08:44
                                    Jeff Wells, g      1997
Trad English  Carol, "Away in a     Pittsburgh Sym     Four Winds       0:01:23
              manger"*              Brass              FW-3022
Honegger      "Une cantate de Noel" Perkins, treble;   BBC Music 12/4   0:24:13
                                    MacIntyre, br;
                                    BBC Singers,
Trad French   Carol, "Un flambeau,  Pittsburgh Sym     Four Winds       0:01:20
              (Bring a torch)       Brass              FW-3022
              Jeannette, Isabelle"*
02:00:00 am--02:59:40 am
Martin        "Trois Chants de      Anne Sofie von     DG 447752-2      0:04:48
              Nol"*                Otter, ms; Bengt
                                    Forsberg, p;
                                    Andreas Alin, f
Calvert       "Monteregian Hills"   Chicago Brass      Delos DE-1022    0:08:49
              Suite                 Quintet
Dupr         "In dulci jubilo"*    J Reilly Lewis, o  Naxos 10108      0:01:37
Dello Joio    "Christmas Music"     Debra Torok, p     Albany TROY-468  0:12:24
Paulus        "Canticum Novum"      Magnum             Magnum Chorum    0:26:26
                                    Chorum/David       MCC-4
Trad French   Carol, "Angels We     Pittsburgh Sym     Four Winds       0:01:47
              Have Heard on High"*  Brass              FW-3022
03:00:00 am--04:59:40 am
Gruber/Cullen Carol, "Stille Nacht  Kiri Te Kanawa,    Lon 414632-2     0:02:57
              (Silent Night)"*      s; Philharmonia
                                    Orch/Carl Davis
Nielsen       "Dream of Silent      Elizabeth          BIS CD-167/168   0:02:25
              Night"*               Westenholz, p      (2)
Corelli       Concerto grosso in    Atlantic Brass     Musicmasters     0:15:38
              g, Op 6/8,            Quintet            67076-2
              "Christmas Concerto"
Pietro Yon    Carol, "Gesu Bambino" Luciano            Lon 414044-2     0:04:28
                                    Pavarotti, t;
                                    Wandsworth School
                                    Boys Choir,
Trad          "We Wish You A Merry  Chicago Chamber    Crystal CD-430   0:01:41
English/Artis Christmas"*           Brass
John Thomas   Fantasia on           York Minster       Chandos          0:07:23
              Christmas Carols      Cho/Francis        CHAN-6588
Britten       "Men of Goodwill"     Minnesota          Ang DS-38049     0:08:34
              (1947)                Orch/Neville
Wesley        Rondo on "God rest    Ian Hobson, p      Arabesque        0:06:31
              ye merry, gentlemen"                     Z-6594
Handel        "Messiah": Chorus,    Taverner Cho and   EMI/Ang          0:03:59
              "Hallelujah"          Players/Andrew     CDM7-64927-2
Trad English  "We Wish You A Merry  King's Singers,    EMI/Ang          0:01:35
              Christmas"*           City of London     CDC7-49909-2
Gruber/M      "Silent Night, Holy   Kansas City        Nimbus NI-5413   0:05:17
Johnson       Night"*               Chorale/Charles
Bennett       Christmas Medley #4   Atlanta Sym Cho,   Telarc CD-80087  0:12:12
                                    Orch/Robert Shaw
Whaley        Christmas Spiritual   Oklahoma Woodwind  Integra ICD-801  0:04:49
              Medley                Quintet
DiSavino      Suite of French       Solid Brass        Dorian           0:04:59
              Carols                                   DOR-90114
Gregg Smith   Christmas Medley #2   Gregg Smith        MMG MWCD-7103    0:07:19
Trad          "We Wish You A Merry  Cambridge          Collegium        0:01:42
English/Rutte Christmas"*           Singers, City of   COLCD-121
r                                   London
Haydn         Piano Concertino      Ilse von           Pantheon         0:09:12
              (Divertimento) in F,  Alpenheim,         D-19157 (3)
              H XIV:5               forte-p; Bamberg
                                    Sym Orch/Antal
Gauntlett/O'D Carol, "Once in       Westminster        MCA Classics     0:05:00
onnell        Royal David's City"   Cathedral Cho's,   MCAD-5900
                                    Hill; James
                                    O'Donnell, o
Handel/Mozart "Messiah": Chorus,    Lausanne Vocal     Erato 45497-2    0:03:34
              "Hallelujah"          Ensemble,          (2)
                                    Lausanne Chamber
                                    Orch/Michel Corboz
Trad          "We Wish You A Merry  Boston Pops Orch,  Phi 416287-2     0:01:57
English/Harri Christmas"*           Tanglewood
s                                   Festival Cho/John
05:00:00 am--05:59:40 am
Trad Austrian "Three Carols"*       Paul Plunkett,     Guild GMCD-7103  0:05:49
                                    tr; Rudolf Lutz, o
Gruber        "Silent Night, Holy   Judith Lynn        North Star       0:04:00
              Night"                Stillman, p;       NS-0024
                                    Martin Chalifour,
Gruber        Carol, "Stille Nacht  Sumi Jo, s;        Erato 85819-2    0:04:12
              (Silent Night)"       Barbara Ochs, c;
                                    l Schneider
Nielsen       "Dream of Silent      Elizabeth          BIS CD-167/168   0:02:25
              Night"                Westenholz, p      (2)
Trad/Bier     Carol, "O Come, O     Ken Bier, g;       Bier 0           0:02:36
              Come, Emmanuel"       Leslie Bier, f
Trad          Carol, "The First     Ken Bier, g;       Bier 0           0:02:32
English/Bier  Nowell"               Leslie Bier, f
Trad          Carol, "It came upon  Ken Bier, g;       Bier 0           0:02:46
English/Bier  the midnight clear"   Leslie Bier, f
Trad          Carol, "What Child    Ken Bier, g;       Bier 0           0:03:31
English/Bier  is this?              Leslie Bier, f
Handel/Bier   Hymn, "Joy to the     Ken Bier, g;       Bier 0           0:01:12
              World"                Leslie Bier, f
Trad          "Carol of the Bells"* Pittsburgh Sym     Four Winds       0:01:44
Ukrainian                           Brass              FW-3017
Britten       "A Ceremony of        Westminster Abbey  Sony SK-62615    0:23:01
              Carols," Op 28        Cho/Martin Neary
Trad English  "Piae Cantiones":     Pittsburgh Sym     Four Winds       0:01:33
              "Christmas Song"*     Brass              FW-3017
06:00:00 am--06:59:40 am
Bach          Chorale Prelude,      Harald Vogel, o    Organeum         0:05:01
              "Wie schn leuchtet                      OC-19601
              der Morgenstern",
              BWV 739*
Bach          Cantata #1, "Wie      Nielsen, Kraus,    Hnssler         0:22:55
              schn leuchtet der    Httenlocher;      CD-98.836 (4)
              Morgenstern"          Bach
Praetorius    Christmas chorale     Trinity College    Conifer 51256-2  0:11:19
              motet, "Wie schn     Cho,
              leuchtet der          Cambridge/Richard
              Morgenstern"          Marlow
Anon 16th c   "Wie schn leuchtet   Netherlands Bach   Channel          0:01:21
German        der Morgenstern"*     Society Cho/Jos    Classics
                                    van Veldhoven      CCS-15198
Sibelius      Five Christmas        Monica Groop, ms;  BIS CD-657       0:12:53
              Songs, Op 1           Love Derwinger, p
Trad English  Carol, "What Child    Pittsburgh Sym     Four Winds       0:01:41
              is this?              Brass              FW-3022
07:00:00 am--07:59:40 am
Tchaikovsky   "The Nutcracker," Op  Czecho-Slovak      Naxos 8.550515   0:05:23
              71: #15, Waltz        Radio Sym/Ondraj
              Finale and            Len rd
Trad English  Carol, "The Holly     Worcester          Chandos          0:03:37
              and the Ivy"          Cathedral          CHAN-6588
Warlock       Carol, "Bethlehem     Worcester          Chandos          0:03:45
              Down"                 Cathedral          CHAN-6588
Trad          Carol, "Good King     Rachel Van         Centaur          0:01:26
English/van   Wenceslas"*           Voorhees, h        CRC-2209
Bach/Mindeman "Christmas            Tower              Mac Music 2000   0:06:46
              Oratorio," BWV 248:   Brass/Matthew
              Three Excerpts        Comerford
Handel        "Messiah": Part III   Soloists;          Harmonia Mundi   0:32:48
                                    UC-Berkeley        HMU-907050/2
                                    Chamber Cho,       (3)
Trad          "Marche des rois      Rachel Van         Centaur          0:01:46
French/van    (March of the         Voorhees, h        CRC-2209
Voorhees      Kings)"*
08:00:00 am--08:59:40 am
Trad          Carol, "We Three      Stephen Siktberg,  MHS 512416       0:03:00
English/Siktb Kings of Orient Are"* g
Trad          Carol, "Good          Stephen Siktberg,  MHS 512416       0:02:27
English/Siktb Christian Men,        g
erg           Rejoice"*
Gould         "Serenade of Carols"  New Philharmonia   RCA 7931-2-RG    0:13:38
                                    Orch/Morton Gould
Buxtehude     "In dulci jubilo"     Netherlands Bach   Channel          0:06:47
                                    Society Cho/Jos    Classics
                                    van Veldhoven      CCS-15198
Bach          Chorale prelude, "In  Douglas Major, o   EMI/Ang          0:02:31
              Dulci Jubilo," BWV                       CDC7-47395-2
Johann        Chorale Prelude, "In  Baltimore Consort  Dorian           0:01:33
Michael Bach  dulci jubilo"*                           DOR-90008
Cornelius/Atk Carol, "The Three     King's College     EMI/Ang          0:02:41
ins           Kings"                Cho Cambridge/Sir  CDM5-66241-2
                                    David Willcocks
Scheidt       Motet, "A Child Is    King's College     EMI/Ang          0:02:30
              Born in Bethlehem"    Cho Cambridge/Sir  CDM5-66241-2
                                    David Willcocks
Trad          Carol, "The Holly     King's College     EMI/Ang          0:03:09
English/Walfo and the Ivy"          Cho Cambridge/Sir  CDM5-66241-2
rd Davies                           David Willcocks
Trad French   Carol, "Angels We     Maurice Sklar, v;  Maurice Sklar 0  0:03:10
              Have Heard on High"   Larry Dalton, p
Trad English  Carol, "We Three      Maurice Sklar, v;  Maurice Sklar 0  0:03:04
              Kings of Orient Are"  Larry Dalton, p
Trad English  Carol, "O Little      Maurice Sklar, v;  Maurice Sklar 0  0:03:13
              Town of Bethlehem"    Larry Dalton, p
Trad English  Carol, "Good King     Maurice Sklar, v;  Maurice Sklar 0  0:02:16
              Wenceslas"            Larry Dalton, p
Trad          Carol, "I Saw Three   St John's College  Lon 421022-2     0:01:46
English/Willc Ships"*               Cho
ocks                                Cambridge/George
09:00:00 am--09:59:40 am
Gruber/H      "Silent Night, Holy   Ayako Shinozaki, h Sony SFK-62677   0:03:22
Aoshima       Night"*
Gruber/John   Carol, "Stille Nacht  John Klein,        CBS CK-44387     0:02:06
Klein         (Silent Night)"*      carillon
Bach          "Christmas            Soloists; Leipzig  Berlin           0:29:50
              Oratorio," BWV 248:   Thomaner Cho,      Classics
              Part I                Leipzig            0021912-BC (3)
Trad          "We Wish You A Merry  Philadelphia       CBS MK-7033      0:00:59
English/Kazdi Christmas"*           Brass Ensemble
Trad          "We Wish You A Merry  Arturo Delmoni,    John Marks       0:00:35
English/Artur Christmas"*           Alexander          Records JMR-12
o Delmoni                           Romanul, v's;
                                    Murdock, vi; N
                                    Rosen, vc
Denson        Christmas Medley      Empire Brass       EMI/Ang          0:06:55
Gabrieli      Motet, "Hodie         Music of the       Music of the     0:03:20
              Christus Natus Est"   Baroque            Baroque MB-102
                                    Cho/Thomas Wikman
Sweelinck     Motet, "Hodie         Regensburger       RCA-DHM          0:03:30
              Christus natus est"   Domspatzen/        77049-2-RG
Handel        "Messiah": Chorus,    Mormon Tabernacle  CBS MK-32935     0:03:44
              "Hallelujah"          Cho, Royal
                                    Phil/Richard P
Trad          "We Wish You A Merry  Elmer Iseler       Radio Canada     0:01:34
English/Somer Christmas"*           Singers/Elmer      Int'l SMCD-5055
s                                   Iseler
10:00:00 pm--10:59:40 pm
Hammerschmidt "O ihr lieben         Harvard            Northeastern     0:05:14
              Hirten"*              University Cho;    NR-251-CD
                                    Nancy B Granert,
                                    o; Benefit Street
                                    Chamber Ensemble
Bach/Snyder   Christmas Music       Las Vegas Brass    Cambria CD-1411  0:12:18
Conrad Susa   "A Christmas Garland" Philovox           Arsis CD-130     0:12:35
Trad English  Carol, "God Rest Ye   Mair-Davis Duo     North Star       0:03:25
              Merry, Gentlemen"                        NS-0055
Trad German   Carol, "Kling         Choral Arts        Naxos 10108      0:01:45
              Glckchen,            Society/Norman
              klingeling"*          Scribner
Buxtehude     "In dulci jubilo"     Netherlands Bach   Channel          0:06:47
                                    Society Cho/Jos    Classics
                                    van Veldhoven      CCS-15198
Scheidt       "O Jesulein sss"     Netherlands Bach   Channel          0:02:39
                                    Society Cho/Jos    Classics
                                    van Veldhoven      CCS-15198
Lachner       Toy Symphony, Op 85   Kapp               Kapp 9069        0:09:56
                                    l Vardi
Trad Welsh    Carol, "Deck the      Choral Arts        Naxos 10108      0:01:20
              Hall"*                Society/Norman
11:00:00 pm--11:59:40 pm
Vaughan       Fantasia on           Eaken Piano Trio   Naxos 8.554099   0:05:03
Williams/Wats "Greensleeves"
on Forbes     (1934)*
Ralph Hunter  Carol medley, "Sing   Gloriae Dei        Gloriae Dei      0:17:28
              Noel"                 Cantores/Elizabeth Cantores
                                     Patterson         GDCD-105
Scheidt       Motet, "A Child Is    Trinity College    Conifer          0:01:29
              Born in Bethlehem"*   Cho,               51754-2 (2)
Tchaikovsky   "The Nutcracker," Op  Boston Pops        DG 447013-2      0:16:21
              71: Excerpts          Orch/Arthur
Schtz        Motet, "Ein Kind ist  Academy of         Harmonia Mundi   0:03:29
              uns geboren", SWV 384 Ancient            HMU-907202
                                    Music/Paul Goodwin
Bach/Artists  Cantata #142, "Uns    Empire Brass;      EMI/Ang          0:02:25
              ist ein Kind          Douglas Major, o   CDC7-47395-2
              geboren": Concerto
              and Chorale,
Handel        "Messiah": Chorus,    His Majestie's     Narada ND-61051  0:04:24
              "For unto us a child  Clerkes, Baroque
              is born"              Orch/Anne Heider
Handel        "Messiah": Chorus,    His Majestie's     Narada ND-61051  0:02:53
              "And the glory of     Clerkes, Baroque
              the Lord"             Orch/Anne Heider
Clemens Non   "For unto us a Child  Cathedral          Gia              0:01:30
Papa          is born"*             Singers/Richard    Publications
                                    Proulx             CD-323
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