Schedule & Playlists

Playlist for Saturday, December 24, 2022

12:00 - 7:00 am

12:00 am

VARIOUS, Renaissance: Medley on Von Himmel hoch

Music of the Baroque MB-104

12:05 am

Bach, Johann Sebastian: "Christmas Oratorio," BWV 248

Stuttgart Bach Collegium / Helmuth Rilling, conductor

Hänssler Classic 76

12:33 am

Trad, English: The Wassail Song

Cho / Richard Westenburg


RCA 61910-2

12:35 am

English Trad: "Here We Come A-Wassailing"

Louis Halsey

Boston Skyline BSD-124

12:38 am

Lane, Philip: "Wassail Dances" (1973)

Pro Arte Orch

Naxos 8.557099

12:46 am

Gruber, Franz: "Silent Night"

Integra ICD-800

12:49 am

English Trad: "We Wish You A Merry Christmas"

Malcolm Stewart,

Integra ICD-800

12:53 am

Trad, English: We Wish You a Merry Christmas


MHS 522676-W (2)

1:00 am

Handel, George Frederic: "Messiah"

Telarc CD-80322 (2)

1:05 am

Handel, George Frideric: "Messiah"

Academy of St Martin in the Fields / Sir Neville Marriner, conductor

Jerry Hadley, tenor,t,

Philips 434723-2

1:08 am

Handel, George Frideric: "Messiah"

Martin Pearlman,

Telarc CD-80348

1:12 am

Handel, George Frederic: "Messiah"

Avie AV-2208 (2)

1:14 am

Handel, George Frideric: "Messiah"

Toronto Symphony Orchestra / Andrew Davis, conductor

Kathleen Battle, soprano,s,

EMI/Ang CDC7-49407-2

1:20 am

Handel, George Frideric: "Messiah"

Scottish Chamber Orchestra / Charles Mackerras, conductor

Bryn Terfel, bass-baritone,b-br,

DG 453480-2

1:29 am

Handel, George Frideric: "Messiah"

Martin Pearlman,

Telarc CD-80348

1:31 am

KELLY, Bryan: "Improvisations on Christmas Carols" (1969)

Pro Arte Orch

Naxos 8.557099

1:43 am

Tchaikovsky, Peter: "The Nutcracker," Op. 71

Valentina Lisitsa,p,

Decca 4834417 (10)

1:54 am

Luther, Martin: Carol, "Away in a manger"

Crystal CD-430

2:00 am

English Trad: "Adeste Fideles"

Czech State Phil / Peter Breiner

Naxos 8.557585

2:05 am

Bax, Arnold: "Christmas Eve"

London Phil / Bryden Thomson

Chandos CHANX-10158

2:23 am

Traditional: "Ding, Dong, Merrily on High"

John Rutter

Collegium COLCD-111

2:25 am

Rimsky-Korsakov, Nicolai: "Christmas Eve"

Scottish National Orchestra / Neeme Järvi, conductor

Chandos CHAN-8327/8/9 (3)

2:54 am

Liadov, Anatol: "Eight Russian Folksongs," Op 58 Op 58

USSR Sym Orch / Yevgeny Svetlanov

MHS 525124-Y (2)

3:00 am

Tchaikovsky, Peter: "The Nutcracker," Op. 71

Valentina Lisitsa,p,

Decca 4834417 (10)

3:05 am

Reinecke, Carl: "Twelve Tone Poems"


Claves CD-50-2107

3:08 am

Tchaikovsky, Peter: "The Nutcracker" Suite, Op 71a

Steven Richman, conductor

Bridge 9493

3:30 am

Spanish Trad: Carol, "Fum, fum, fum"


Mormon Tabernacle Choir CFN-0405-2

3:31 am

Rodrigo, Joaquín: "Villancicos y canciones de Navidad"

Enrique García Asensio


BBC Music 12/4

3:35 am

Rodrigo, Joaquín: "Villancicos y canciones de Navidad"

Enrique García Asensio


BBC Music 12/4

3:39 am

Herrmann, Bernard: "Currier and Ives Suite"

New Zealand Sym Orch / James Sedares

Koch 3-7224-2

3:52 am

French Carol: Carol, "Il est né le divin enfant"

Munich Radio Orchestra



4:00 am

English Trad: Carol, "O Little Town of Bethlehem"

Czech State Phil / Peter Breiner

Naxos 8.557585

4:05 am

Trad, English: Carol, Good Christian Men, Rejoice

Empire Brass


EMI/Ang CDC7-49097-2

4:08 am

Trad, English: Carol, The First Nowell

Empire Brass


EMI/Ang CDC7-49097-2

4:12 am

French Trad: Carol, "The holly and the ivy"

Nancy Allen, harp,h,

EMI/Ang CDC7-49097-2

4:14 am

Trad, English: Carol, O Little Town of Bethlehem

Pittsburgh Symphony Brass


Four Winds FW-3022

4:16 am

Rheinberger, Joseph: "Der Stern von Bethlehem", Op 164

Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra


Capriccio 10551

4:55 am

Austrian Trad: Carol, "Still, still, still"

Munich Radio Orchestra



5:00 am

Gruber, Franz: "Silent Night"


Mormon Tabernacle Choir CFN-0405-2

5:04 am

Distler, Hugo: "Die Weihnachtsgeschichte (Christmas Story)," Op 10

Karen P Thomas

Seattle Pro Musica SPMCD-9804

5:15 am

Respighi, Ottorino: "Trittico botticelliano"

Philharmonia Orchestra / Geoffrey Simon, conductor

Cala CACD-1007

5:23 am

English Trad: Carol, "O Come, O Come, Emmanuel"

Robert LaRue,vc,

Arsis CD-107

5:32 am

American Trad: Carol, "O Come Emmanuel"

Philadelphia Brass Ensemble

CBS MK-7033

5:33 am

Jolivet: "Pastorales de Noel"

Skylark Vocal Ensemble

Skylark 9400-CD

5:47 am

PALMER, Willard A.: Sonatina on Three Christmas Carols

Henry Doktorski,accor,

Soli Deo Gloria CD-01

5:54 am

Mathias, William: Carol, "Sir Christèmas"

Munich Radio Orchestra



6:00 am

English Trad: Carol, "What Child is this? (Greensleeves)"

Robert LaRue,vc,

Arsis CD-107

6:05 am

Novák, Viteslav: "Songs of a Winter Night," Op 30 Op 55

Prague Sym Orch

Chandos CHAN-9489

6:11 am

Adam, Adolphe-Charles: "Cantique de Noël (O Holy Night)"

CBS MK-7033

6:13 am

Anon: "Sweet was the song the Virgin sang"

Munich Radio Orchestra



6:15 am

Eybler, Joseph: "Christmas Oratorio"

CPO 999667-2

6:54 am

English Trad: "We Wish You a Merry Christmas"

Munich Radio Orchestra



7:00 - 9:00 am

7:00 am

Weekend Mornings with LaRob K. Rafael

With News at 7:00 am; "Saturday Morning Listeners' Choice" at 8:00 am; and "Soundtrack" at 9:00 am.

7:01 am

Elizabeth DiSavino: Suite of English Carols

Solid Brass
Christmas With Solid Brass

Dorian DOR-90114

7:09 am

Elizabeth DiSavino: Suite of French Carols

Solid Brass
Christmas With Solid Brass

Dorian DOR-90114

7:15 am

Traditional English: "The Holly and the Ivy"

Imani Winds
This Christmas

Koch KICCD-7748

7:19 am

Kim Porter: "Christmas Eve"

The Sixteen/Harry Christophers
Carol of the Bells

Coro COR-16188

7:23 am

Arnold Bax: "Christmas Eve"

London Phil/Bryden Thomson
Bax: Symphony No. 1

Chandos CHAN-8480

7:43 am

Pietro Yon: Carol, "Gesù bambino"

Eaken Piano Trio
Home for the Holidays

Naxos 8.554099

7:48 am

Victor Herbert: "Babes in Toyland"

"March of the Toys"

Razumovsky Sym Orch/Keith Brion
Holidays with WFMT

Naxos/WFMT (Xmas 2021)

7:53 am

Peter Tchaikovsky: "The Nutcracker," Op. 71

Waltz of the Flowers

New York Phil/Kurt Masur
Tchaikovsky: Famous Waltzes * New York Philharmonic * Masur

Teldec 94571-2

8:00 am

Saturday Morning Listener's Choice

8:00 am

Peter Tchaikovsky: "The Nutcracker," Op. 71

#14, Pas de deux

Milwaukee Sym Orch/Andreas Delfs
Sergei Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet; Peter Ilyitch Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker

Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra 708761739923

8:06 am

Traditional Spanish: Carol, "Canta, ríe, bebe"

Las Avemarianas Children's Chorus w/orch
Christmas carols

Philips PHS-600036

8:10 am

Peter Heidrich: Variations on "Happy Birthday"

Kremerata Baltica/Gidon Kremer, v
Happy Birthday

Nonesuch 79657-2

8:23 am

Hector Berlioz: "L'Enfance du Christ," Op. 25

The Shepherds' Farewell

Tenebrae, London Sym Orch/Sir Colin Davis
Berlioz: L'Enfance du Christ * Sir Colin Davis

LSO Live LSO-0606 (2)

8:28 am

Charles-Marie Widor: Organ Symphony No. 5 in F minor, Op. 42, No. 1

Finale, "Toccata"

Pierre Cochereau, o
Widor: Symphonie Pour Orgue N° 10 "Romane" / Pierre Cochereau

Philips 442473-2 (2)

8:35 am

Johann Sebastian Bach: "Christmas Oratorio," BWV 248

Part 1: Opening Chorus, "Jauchzet, frohlocket"

Frankfurt Vocal Ensemble, Concerto Köln/Ralf Otto
100 Christmas Classics

Capriccio C-7331

8:45 am

Brian Sibley: "And Yet Another Partridge in A Pear Tree (A Cautionary Tale for Christmas)"

Penelope Keith & Timothy Graball, actors; Orch

BBC D-619.2

9:00 - 11:00 am

9:00 am

From King's College Cambridge University

A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols

11:00 am

11:00 am


A program of Ukrainian music with Myroslav Mykhailenko, piano; Nazarii Mykhailenko, baritone;Julia Perekhozhuk, violin; and Anna Knight, piano. Works by Mykola Lysenko, Myroslav Skoryk,Isaak Berkovich, Frédéric Chopin, Yakiv Stepovyi, and Vitaly Filipenko.

12:00 - 2:00 pm

12:00 pm

From the Metropolitan Opera

Mozart's The Magic Flute - Abridged English-languge version

Joélle Harvey (Pamina), Aleksandra Olczyk (Queen of the Night), Ben Bliss (Tamino), Joshua Hopkins (Papageno), Soloman Howard (Sarastro), Rodell Rosel (Monostatos);Metropolitan Opera Cho & Orch/Duncan Ward.

2:00 - 4:00 pm

2:00 pm

Saturday Afternoon Music with Jan Weller

2:01 pm

Franz Gruber: "Silent Night"

Imani Winds; Jason Moran, p; James Genus, db; Nate Smith, dr
This Christmas

Koch KICCD-7748

2:10 pm

Elizabeth Poston: "Jesus Christ the Apple Tree"

King's College Cho Cambridge/David Willcocks
Christmas Music from King's

EMI CDM5-66244-2

2:12 pm

Elizabeth Maconchy: "Nowell! Nowell! Nowell!"

King's College Cho Cambridge/David Willcocks
Christmas Music from King's

EMI CDM5-66244-2

2:14 pm

Traditional English: Carol, "Tomorrow shall be my dancing day"

King's College Cho Cambridge/David Willcocks
Christmas Music from King's

EMI CDM5-66244-2

2:19 pm

Malcolm Arnold: "Commonwealth Christmas Overture"

London Phil Orch/Malcolm Arnold
Arnold: Overtures

Reference Recordings RR-48

2:40 pm

Ralph Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on Christmas Carols

Thomas Allen, br; Corydon Singers, English Chamber Orch/Matthew Best
Vaughan Williams: Serenade to Music, Flos Campi, Mystical Songs

Hyperion CDA-66420

2:54 pm

Jeffrey Reid Baker: "Christmasscenen" (after Robert Schumann)

Jeffrey Reid Baker, p
A Composer's Christmas

JRB CD-2001

3:04 pm

Traditional French: "D'où viens-tu, bergère"

Chanticleer Sings Christmas

Warner 0190295228781

3:07 pm

Traditional Spanish: Carol, "Hacia Belén va un borrico"

Chanticleer Sings Christmas

Warner 0190295228781

3:12 pm

Angela Morley: Christmas Night Medley

Boston Pops Orch/John Williams
Joy To The World

Sony SK-48232

3:24 pm

Alfred Burt: "A Christmas Bouquet"

Tanglewood Festival Cho, Boston Pops Orch/John Williams
Joy To The World

Sony SK-48232

3:37 pm

Raymond Warren: "Wexford Bells: Suite on Old Irish Tunes"

"Christmas Jig"; "Wexford Bells"

Royal Ballet Sinfonia/Gavin Sutherland
British Light Music Discoveries 2


3:43 pm

Valentin Silvestrov: Two Christmas Lullabies

Latvian Radio Choir/Sigvards Klava
Silvestrov: To Thee We Sing

Ondine ODE-1266-5

3:54 pm

Vince Guaraldi: "Christmastime is Here"

Vince Guaraldi, p, Monty Budwig, Bass, Colin Bailey, Drums
A Charlie Brown Christmas Soundtrack

Fantasy FCD-8431

4:00 pm

4:00 pm

Listening to Singers with Oliver Camacho

Favorite opera singers' recordings of music for Christmas.

5:00 - 7:00 pm

5:00 pm

The 2022 St. Olaf Christmas Festival

Promise of Peace

First held in 1912, the St. Olaf Christmas Festival is one of the oldest musical celebrations of Christmas in the United States. Led by five conductors, it features more than 500 student musicianswho are members of the college’s world-renowned choirs and orchestra. Recorded in Orchestra Hall, Minneapolis, Anton Armstrong, artistic director.

6:54 pm

John Hopkins: "We Three Kings of Orient Are"

Robin Bullock, g; Amy White, h; Al Petteway, per
A Midnight Clear: A Celtic Christmas

Dorian DOR-93250

7:00 pm

7:00 pm

Fiesta! with Elbio Barilari

Latin American Christmas Carols. Elbio Barilari features a selection of "villancicos," or Christmas carols, from Spain and Latin America.

8:00 pm

8:00 pm

Folkstage hosted by Rich Warren

Jean Redpath (April 28, 1937 – August 21, 2014) with harpist Sue Richards recorded at the Byron Colby Barn, Grayslake, Illinois on December 11, 1999.

9:00 pm - 12:00 am

9:00 pm

The Midnight Special with Marilyn Rea Beyer

Merry Christmas! Let's have a party and remember holidays of yore.

9:00 pm

Traditional: "Midnight Special"

Midnight Special

RCA Victor LPV-505

9:02 pm

Stan Rogers: At Last, I'm Ready for Christmas

Stan Rogers
From Coffee House to Concert Hall

Fogarty's Cove FCM 012D

9:05 pm

The Early Mays: I'm Going Home, It's Christmas Time (Stanley)

The Early Mays
Out Under the Sky


9:09 pm

Folkapotamus: Lake Shore Limited

Whispered Words

PhatCat 88295 13620

9:14 pm

Kate Rusby: "The Christmas Goose"

Kate Rusby
The Frost is All Over

Pure Records PRCD40

9:19 pm

Golden Bough: “Mrs. Fogarty’s Christmas Cake” (C. Frank Horn)

Golden Bough
Christmas in a Celtic Land

Christmas in a Celtic Land | Arc Music EUCD 1409

9:23 pm

Kiltartan Road: "Deck the Halls/Carol of the Field Mice" (Trad./Grahame & Sobol)

Kirtartan Road, feat. Andrew Bird
Kiltartan Road Christmas - Joy In the Morning

Kiltartan Road Christmas - Joy In the Morning | Classic Digital #1006

9:28 pm

Odetta: "Rise Up, Shepherd, and Follow"

Christmas Spirituals

Christmas Spirituals | Vanguard 79079-2

9:29 pm

Connie Kaldor: "We're Gonna Sing"

Connie Kaldor
Prairie Christmas

Prairie Christmas | bandcamp

9:33 pm

Jim Infantino & Jonatha Brooke: The Holly and the Ivy

Jim Infantino & Jonatha Brooke
Snow Angels

Hear Music HEAR 9405

9:35 pm

Bruce Cockburn: I Saw Three Ships (trad)

Bruce Cockburn

Columbia CK 53026

9:40 pm

Lee Murdock: "The Christmas Ship"

Lee Murdock
Fertile Ground

Fertile Ground | Depot DEP009CD

9:45 pm

Susan Piper: "Aunt Miriam’s Suitcases”

Susan Piper
New On the Planet

New On the Planet | Sliced Bread CD SB71150

9:50 pm

Red Grammer: "Strangely Wrapped Gift"

Red Grammer
Soul Man in a Techno World

Soul Man in a Techno World | Grammer 01

9:55 pm

Kevin Briody: "Walnuts and Rice"

Kevin Briody
When No One's Watching

Tune Me 1999

9:59 pm

Maggie Sansone: Good King Wenceslas

Maggie Sansone
Sounds of the Season II

Maggie's Music MMCD105

10:00 pm

Sultans of String: Sing for Kwanzaa (Bona/McKhool)

Sultans of String, feat. Richard Bona & Waleed Abdulhamid
Christmas Caravan

McKhool/Laliberte MCK2075

10:03 pm

Steve Goodman: Winter Wonderland (Bernard)

Steve Goodman
Artistic Hair

Red Pajamas/Omnivore RPJ 001/OVCD 336

10:06 pm

The Bobs: Santa's Got a Brand New Bag

The Bobs
Too Many Santas!

Rounder CD 9060

10:09 pm

Taylor Ashton: Santa's Song (I Don't Believe in Myself)

Taylor Ashton

Signature Sounds

10:14 pm

Irene Kelley: Toymaker's Dream

Irene Kelley
Goodnight, Little One 5072021

10:18 pm

Peter Tchaikovsky: "The Nutcracker," Op. 71


Classiks on Toys
Snoopy's Nutcracker

Lightyear Entertainment 54146-2

10:20 pm

Tom Paxton: "Intro to Marvelous Toy/Marvelous Toy"

Tom Paxton
The Compleat Tom Paxton

The Compleat Tom Paxton | Rhino Handmade RHM 7870

10:27 pm

Megon McDonough: "The Christmas Guitar"

Megon McDonough
Just One Angel

Yellow Tail 10026

10:31 pm

Bohola: A Child's Christmas in Wales (Thomas)[Excerpt]

A Childhood Christmas

Bohola Music Bohola-01

10:32 pm

James Lee Stanley: "Deck the Halls with Sugar Plum Faeries"

James Lee Stanley
A Beachwood Christmas

Beachwood 7 33086 24692 4

10:37 pm

Fred Small: "Not In Our Town"

Fred Small
Only Love

Only Love | Aquifer AQ 1004

10:42 pm

Rabbi Joe Black w/Maxwell Street Klezmer Band: Candle Blessings (trad.)

Rabbi Joe Black w/Maxwell Street Klezmer Band
Eight Nights of Joy

URJ Books and Music 951304

10:44 pm

Amy Carol Webb: "Ma'oz Tsur" (Trad.)

Amy Carol Webb
Breaking Light: Songs for the Season

Breaking Light | Zebra Z2010

10:47 pm

Joni Mitchell: "River"

Into the Light

Signum SIGCD-723

10:51 pm

Emmylou Harris: The First Noel

Emmylou Harris
An Americana Christmas

New West NW6320

10:54 pm

Riders in the Sky: Corn, Water and Wood (Elliot/Waldman)

"Ranger Doug" Green, Fred “Too Slim” LaBour, “Woody Paul” Chrisman, Joey Miskulin
Christmas the Cowboy Way

Rounder 11661 0445 2

10:58 pm

Joemy Wilson: "Silent Night" (instrumental)

Joemy Wilson

Gifts | Dargason Music DMCD-103

11:00 pm

Gordon Lightfoot: Song for a Winter's Night

Gordon Lightfoot
Gord's Gold

Reprise 2237-2

11:03 pm

Simon & Garfunkel: Wednesday Morning 3 a.m.

Simon & Garfunkel
Wednesday Morning 3 a.m.

Columbia CK 65999

11:05 pm

Aarktica: Christmas in Prison (Prine)



11:08 pm

Christy Moore: Fairytale of New York (McGowan)

Christy Moore
Smoke & Strong Whiskey

Newberry CM 0002-2

11:12 pm

James Curley: My Last Silent Night

James Curley
Manufactured Meaning

Sidwalking Crab SCR0519

11:17 pm

Sultans of String, feat. Crystal Shawanda: Jesous Ahatonhia (Huron Carol)

Sultans of String, feat. Crystal Shawanda
Christmas Caravan

McKhool MCK 2075

11:21 pm

Christine Lavin & The Mistletones: "The Christmas/Kwanzaa/Solstice/Chanukah/Ramadan/Boxing Day Song"

Christine Lavin, Gregory Clark, Julie Gold, Ervin Drake, Emily Bindiger, David Lutken
Runaway Christmas Tree

Runaway Christmas Tree Appleseed Recordings APRCD 1075

11:24 pm

John McCutcheon: "Christmas in the Trenches"

John McCutcheon
Winter Solstice

Rounder Rounder 0192

11:29 pm

Ira Antelis & Friends: "We Sing for Ukraine"

Cheryl Wilson, Olha Tsvyntarna, Pavel Roytman, Lynn Jordan, Jeff Morrow, Joanie Pollato, et al.
We Sing for Ukraine - single single

11:33 pm

Arnie Brown: "Shche ne vmerla Ukrayina" (Ukrainian National Anthem)

Arnie Brown
digital single

Private recording 472022

11:36 pm

Peter Ostroushko: “Shchedryk/Carol of the Bells” (Trad./ Mykola Leontovych/Peter J. Wilhousky)

Ostroushko w/Ruth Mackenzie, Tatiana Riabokin, and the Nowytski Sisters
Heartland Holiday Life at the Fitzgerald

Heartland Holiday Life at the Fitzgerald | Borderland Productions BLP 01

11:47 pm

Harry Belafonte: "Scarlet Ribbons" (Evelyn Danzig and Jack Segal)

Harry Belafonte w/Millard Thomas, guitar
Greatest Hits (disc 1 of 3)

Greatest Hits (disc 1 of 3) | RCA 07863 67403-2

11:49 pm

Justyna, Sara and Irene Kelley: Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas (Martin & Blane)

Justyna, Sara and Irene Kelley
Kelley Family Christmas 11252022

11:54 pm

Laura Love: "I Still Believe (Unplugged)"

Laura Love
She Loved Red

Laura Love 88295 68276

11:59 pm

Andrew Beyer: "The Midnight Special - cigar box slide"

Andrew Beyer
Midnight Special Collection

Midnight Special Collection AABeyer/MS 004