Schedule & Playlists

Playlist for Sunday, December 24, 2023

12:00 - 6:00 am

12:00 am

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

Fick0

12:05 am

Sweelinck, Jan Pieterszoon: Motet, "Hodie Christus natus est"

Georg Ratzinger

RCA-DHM 77049-2-RG

12:08 am

Schütz, Heinrich: "Kleine geistliche Konzerte"

Cantus Cölln & Concerto Palatino

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CPO 999675-2 (2)

12:12 am

Hanson, Howard: "Dies Natalis" (1967)

Seattle Sym

Centaur CRC-2014

12:26 am

Pierpont, James: "Jingle Bells"

Radio Nederland 96

12:28 am

Haydn, Franz Joseph: Symphony No. 90 in C with alternate finale

Berlin Philharmonic / Sir Simon Rattle, conductor

EMI 94237-2 (2)

12:54 am

Trad German: Carol, "O du fröhliche"

Radio Nederland 96

1:00 am

Gounod, Charles: "Ave Maria"

Les Rhapsodes Cho

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Analekta AN2-9125-6 (2)

1:05 am

Corrette, Michel: "Symphonie de Noel #3"

Rien Voskuilen

Brilliant Classics 93538

1:19 am

Daquin, Louis-Claude: "Noël étranger"

Marie-Claire Alain, organ,o,

Erato ECD-88161

1:22 am

Balbastre, Claude: Noël, Tous les bourgeois de Châtre

Marie-Claire Alain, organ,o,

Erato ECD-88161

1:25 am

French Trad: Carol, "Un flambeau, (Bring a torch) Jeannette, Isabelle"

Rachel Van Voorhees,h,

DV2 Recordings CD-8001-2

1:27 am

Telemann, Georg Philipp: Christmas Cantata, "Lauter Wonne, lauter Freude"

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Capriccio 49498 (3)

1:38 am

Bach, Johann Sebastian: Three-Violin Concerto in C, BWV 1064

Venice Baroque Orchestra

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RCA_DHM 77289-2

1:54 am

Lane, Philip: "Old Christmas Music"

Royal Ballet Sinfonia / Gavin Sutherland, conductor

Naxos 8.572744

2:00 am

Delius, Frederick: "Sleigh Ride"

Royal Phil / Thomas Beecham

EMI CDS7-47509-8 (2)

2:05 am

Anderson, Leroy: "Sleigh Ride"

Dallas Wind Sym / Jerry Junkin

Reference RR-126

2:08 am

Prokofiev, Serge: "Lieutenant Kijé " Suite, Op. 60 Op 60

Sonos Handbell Ensemble / James Meredith, conductor

Well-Tempered Productions WTP-5176

2:11 am

Tchaikovsky, Peter: "The Seasons (The Months)," Op. 37

Royal Ballet Sinfonia / Gavin Sutherland, conductor

Naxos 8.572744

2:14 am

Mendelssohn, Fanny: Das Jahr (1841)

Jennifer Eley,p,

Koch 3-7197-2

2:18 am

Praetorius, Michael: Chorale, "Vom Himmel hoch"

Ben Peck

Vocalists,

Newport Classic NC-60021

2:25 am

Gruber, Franz: "Silent Night"

CBS CS-8498

2:26 am

Anderson, Leroy: "A Christmas Festival"

BBC Concert Orch / Leonard Slatkin

Naxos 8.559621

2:35 am

Hunter, Ralph: Carol medley, "Sing Noel"

Elizabeth Patterson

Gloriae Dei Cantores GDCD-105

2:53 am

Trad, French: Carol, Ding, Dong, Merrily on High

Elizabethan Singers / Louis Halsey

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Boston Skyline BSD-124

3:00 am

Handel, George Frideric: "Messiah"

Argo 440672-2 (2)

3:05 am

Handel, George Frideric: Organ Concerto No. 9 in B-Flat, Op. 7, No. 3

London Philharmonic Orchestra / Adrian Boult, conductor

E. Power Biggs, harpsichord,o,

CBS MB3K-45825 (3)

3:18 am

Handel, George Frideric: "Messiah"

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra / Thomas Beecham, conductor

RCA 68159-2

3:22 am

Handel, George Frideric: "Messiah"

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and Chorus / Thomas Beecham, conductor

RCA 68159-2

3:27 am

Telemann, Georg Philipp: Cantata, "Uns ist ein Kind geboren"

Pál Németh, conductor

Mária Zádori,ms,
Pál Németh,

Harmonia Mundi HMP-3903053

3:46 am

Buxtehude, Dietrich: Chorale prelude, "Nun komm der heiden Heiland"

René Saorgin,o,

Harmonia Mundi HMX-2901486

3:47 am

Bach, Johann Sebastian: Chorale Prelude, "Nun komm' der Heiden Heiland (Now Come, Saviour of the Heathens)" BWV 659a

Wilhelm Kempff, piano,p,

DG 439672-2 (2)

3:52 am

Bach, Johann Sebastian: Chorale Prelude, "In dulci jubilo (In sweet rejoicing)" BWV 751 BWV 751

Wilhelm Kempff, piano,p,

DG 439672-2 (2)

3:54 am

Bach, Johann Michael: Chorale Prelude, In dulci jubilo

Baltimore Consort

Dorian DOR-90198

4:00 am

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

Stewart Goodyear, piano,

Steinway & Sons 30040

4:05 am

Rimsky-Korsakov, Nicolai: "Christmas Eve"

Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra

BIS 5489323 (4)

4:32 am

Lane, Philip: "Another Night Before Christmas" (2009)

Royal Ballet Sinfonia / Gavin Sutherland, conductor

Naxos 8.572744

4:38 am

Tournier, Marcel: Six Noels, Op 32

Skylark Vocal Ensemble

Skylark 9400-CD

4:40 am

French Anon 13th c: Dance Suite

Lyrichord LEMS-8030

4:54 am

Gruber, Franz: Carol, "Stille Nacht (Silent Night)"

Radio Nederland 96

5:00 am

English Trad: Carol, "Away in a manger"

Elizabeth Patterson

Gloriae Dei Cantores GDCD-105

5:02 am

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

Elizabeth Patterson

Gloriae Dei Cantores GDCD-105

5:05 am

English Trad: "Marimba Carol Medley"

Integra ICD-800

5:11 am

Vaughan Williams, Ralph: Prelude on an Old Carol Tune

Munich Sym Orch / Douglas Bostock

Classico CD-244

5:17 am

English Trad: Carol, "I saw three ships"

City of London Sinfonia / John Rutter

Collegium COLCD-121

5:19 am

Austrian Trad: Carol, "O du fröhliche"

Milan 35780-2

5:21 am

Tiomkin, Dmitri: It's A Wonderful Life

RKO Studio Orchestra/Tiomkin / Dmitri Tiomkin

RKO Studio Orchestra,

Kritzerland KR 20028-2

5:54 am

Vaughan Williams, Ralph: Fantasia on "Greensleeves"

Naxos 8.554099

5:59 am

Costeley, Guillaume: Carol, "Allon, gay bergeres"

Robert Shaw

RCA DMC2-1217 (2)

6:00 am

6:00 am

With Heart and Voice

"Advent 4/Christmas." Host Peter DuBois shares sacred choral and organ treasures of the season beginning with music for the Fourth Sunday of Advent, then music to celebrate the arrival of the Christ Child.

7:00 - 9:00 am

7:01 am

Joanna Forbes L'Estrange: "Advent O Carol"

Tenebrae/Nigel Short
In Winter's House: Christmas with Tenebrae

Signum SIGCD-690

7:08 am

Dag Wirén: Serenade for Strings, Op. 11

St Martin's Academy/Neville Marriner
Grieg, Sibelius, Nielsen, Wirén

Argo 417132-2

7:24 am

Robert MacGimsey: "Sweet Little Jesus Boy"

Leontyne Price, s
Christmas Stars: Joy to the World

Decca 433010-2

7:27 am

John Rutter: "What Sweeter Music"

Seraphic Fire/Patrick Dupré Quigley; Jacqueline Kerrod, h
Candlelight Carols

Seraphic Fire Media Candlelight Carols

7:32 am

Kermit Poling: "Christmas Cornucopia"

West Edge String Quartet
Christmas Around The World

Centaur CRC-3087

7:38 am

Massimo Paris: "X'Mas Suite"

Los Romeros; Concerto Málaga/Massimo Paris
Christmas with Los Romeros

DG 4779365

8:00 am

Kerry Turner: "Symphony of Carols"

American Horn Quartet
The Christmas Album

MSR Classics MS-1650

8:15 am

Elizabeth Poston: "Jesus Christ the Apple Tree"

Music of the Baroque/William Jon Gray
Jubilate

Music of the Baroque 2012

8:20 am

Bryan Kelly: Improvisations on Christmas Carols

City of Prague Phil Orch/Gavin Sutherland
Hely-Hutchinson / Standford / Kelly - Carol Symphony

Naxos 8.557099

8:33 am

Gian Carlo Menotti: "Amahl and the Night Visitors"

Orchestral Suite

Atlanta Sym/Robert Shaw
Nativity: A Christmas Concert with Robert Shaw

Turnabout QTV-S-34647/48

8:40 am

Anonymous: "To Drive the Cold Winter Away"

A Medieval Holiday

St George's Canzona/John Sothcott
To Drive the Cold Winter Away

Vanguard VSD-71261

8:56 am

Antonio Vivaldi: "The Four Seasons: Winter," RV. 297

II. Largo

London Phil Orch/Itzhak Perlman, v
Vivaldi: The Four Seasons / Itzhak Perlman

EMI CDC5-74761-2

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

9:00 am

From King's College Cambridge University

A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols. A beloved Christmas Eve tradition, A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols sets a tone for Christmas Eve both completive and celebratory. This inspiring service of Biblical readings, carols, and seasonal music is broadcast live around the world from the 500-year-old Chapel of King’s College, in Cambridge, England.

11:00 am

Richard Storrs Willis: Carol, "It came upon the midnight clear"

Philharmonia Orch/Morton Gould
A Musical Christmas Tree

RCA 7931-2

11:02 am

Ernö Dohnányi: "Pastorale" (Hungarian Christmas Song)

Barry Snyder, p
Dohnanyi piano works, by Barry Snyder

Pro Arte CDD-240

11:11 am

Engelbert Humperdinck: "Königskinder"

Overture

Bamberg Sym/Karl Anton Rickenbacher
Humperdinck: Fairy-Tale Music

Virgin 61128-2

11:19 am

Traditional American: "Mary Had a Baby"

Kathleen Battle, s, New York Choral Artists/Leonard Slatkin
Kathleen Battle: A Christmas Celebration

EMI CDC7-47587-2

11:22 am

Katherine Davis: "The Little Drummer Boy"

Slovak State Phil/Peter Breiner
Christmas Goes Baroque, Vol. 1

Naxos 8.550301

11:24 am

Margaret Bonds: "The Ballad of the Brown King"

Soloists; Dessoff Choirs and Orchestra/Malcolm J. Merriweather
Margaret Bonds * The Ballad of the Brown King & Selected Songs

Avie AV-2413

11:50 am

John Wasson: "Jingle Bells Fantasy"

Dallas Wind Sym/Jerry Junkin
Horns for the Holidays

Reference RR-126

11:54 am

Traditional: Carol, "Angels We Have Heard on High"

Millar Brass Ensemble/Stephen Squires
A Jubilant Christmas

Millar Brass Ensemble [A Jubilant Christmas]

12:00 - 5:00 pm

12:00 pm

Hosted by Kristina Lynn.

12:01 pm

Antonio Vivaldi: Violin Concerto in E, R. 270, "Il Riposo, per il Natale"

Europa Galante/Fabio Biondi, v
Vivaldi - Concerti con Titoli

Virgin 45424-2

12:09 pm

Dora Pejačević: "Phantasie concertante" in D minor, Op. 48

Volker Banfield, p; Rheinland-Pfalz State Phil/Ari Rasilainen
Dora Pejačević: Symphony & Phantasie Concertante

CPO 777418

12:25 pm

John Jacob Niles: "I Wonder As I Wander"

Musica Sacra/Richard Westenburg
Christmas Carols

DG 429732-2

12:28 pm

Traditional English: "Coventry Carol"

Musica Sacra/Richard Westenburg
Christmas Carols

DG 429732-2

12:30 pm

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

Musica Sacra/Richard Westenburg
Christmas Carols

DG 429732-2

12:35 pm

Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 25 in G major, Op. 79

Maurizio Pollini, p
Beethoven: Sonaten Opp. 31/2, 53, 79, 81a

DG 427642-2

12:45 pm

Leonard Bernstein: Divertimento for Orchestra

Boston Pops Orch/John Williams
American Classics

Philips 416360-2

1:00 pm

Camille Saint-Saëns: Christmas Oratorio, Op. 12

Prelude

Philip Brunelle, o
Serenade for a Christmas Night

Virgin 91088-2

1:06 pm

Maurice Ravel: "La valse"

New York Phil/Pierre Boulez
Classical Fan Favorites

Sony [Classical Fan Favorites]

1:20 pm

Cecilia McDowall: "Christmas Cantata: A Winter's Night"

Winchester College Chapel Choir, Onyx Brass/Howard Ionascu
A Winter's Night

Signum SIG-646

1:40 pm

William Alwyn: Overture, "Derby Day"

London Sym Orch/Richard Hickox
Alwyn: Symphony No. 2, Overture to a Masque, The Magic Island, Derby Day, Fanfare for a Joyful Occasion

Chandos CHAN-9093

1:48 pm

Joseph Bologne (Chevalier de Saint-Georges): "Concertante" Quartet No. 5 in G

Arabella String Quartet
Bologne: Six Concertante Quartets

Naxos 8.574360

1:58 pm

Traditional English: Carol, "Past Three O'Clock"

Apollo5
A Deep but Dazzling Darkness

Voces8 VCM-138

2:00 pm

Felix Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto in E minor, Op. 64

Henryk Szeryng, v; London Sym Orch/Antal Dorati
Schumann Violin Concerto in D minor, Mendelssohn Violin Concerto in E minor, and other solo pieces

Mercury 434339-2

2:26 pm

José Sabre Marroquín: Mexican Lullaby

Henryk Szeryng, v, Charles Reiner, p
Schumann Violin Concerto in D minor, Mendelssohn Violin Concerto in E minor, and other solo pieces

Mercury 434339-2

2:31 pm

Miguel Prado: "Navidad Guadalupana"

Harmonies Girls Choir/Antonio Espinal; Marie Johnson, v; Erick Infantas, g
Navidad en Español: Villancicos of Traditional Latin America

Jade M2-36307

2:33 pm

Traditional Mexican: "Villancico Mexicano"

Harmonies Girls Choir/Antonio Espinal; Zachary Valenzuela, f's; Erick Infantas, per
Navidad en Español: Villancicos of Traditional Latin America

Jade M2-36307

2:36 pm

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: "The Abduction from the Seraglio," K. 384

Overture

Zürich Opera House Orch/Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Mozart: Overtures

Teldec 95523-2

2:42 pm

Roger Harvey: "Festive Cheer"

Isthmus Brass
Christmas

Summit DCD-610

2:50 pm

Caroline Shaw: Three Essays

No. 1, "Nimrod"

Calidore String Quartet
Babel

Signum SIGCD-850

3:00 pm

Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov: "Christmas Eve"

Suite

Odense Sym Orch/Eduard Serov
Rimsky-Korsakov: Opera Suites Vol. 3

Kontrapunkt 32261

3:31 pm

Peter Tchaikovsky: "The Nutcracker," Op. 71

March

Stewart Goodyear, p
The Nutcracker for Solo Piano

Steinway & Sons 30040

3:34 pm

Peter Tchaikovsky: "The Nutcracker," Op. 71

Waltz of the Flowers

Stewart Goodyear, p
The Nutcracker for Solo Piano

Steinway & Sons 30040

3:41 pm

Theophania Cecil: Voluntary No. 8 in E minor

Henry Lebedinsky, o
In Her Hands

Acis APL-53714

3:46 pm

Christoph Willibald Gluck: "Orpheus and Eurydice"

"Dance of the Furies"

Academy of Ancient Music/Christopher Hogwood
Pachelbel: Canon - Handel, Vivaldi, Gluck

L'Oiseau-Lyre 410553-2

3:52 pm

Giovanni Gabrieli: Motet, "Angelus ad pastores ait"

Music of the Baroque Choir & Brass/Edward Zelnis
O Be Joyful * Renaissance Brass & Choral Music * Music of the Baroque

Music of the Baroque 2006

3:56 pm

Giovanni Gabrieli: "Jubilate Deo"

Music of the Baroque Choir & Brass/Edward Zelnis
O Be Joyful - Renaissance Brass & Choral Music - Music of the Baroque

Music of the Baroque 2006

4:00 pm

Johann Sebastian Bach: "Christmas Oratorio," BWV 248

Part 1

Soloists; Bavarian Radio Cho, Berlin Academy for Ancient Music/Peter Dijkstra
J. S. Bach: Christmas Oratorio

BR Klassik 900512 (2)

4:28 pm

John Hopkins: "We Three Kings of Orient Are"

Joel Mabus, g
A Parlor Guitar Christmas

Fossil 2212

4:31 pm

Frédéric Chopin: Nocturne in E-Flat, Op. 9, No. 2

Paul Huang, v; Helen Huang, p
Kaleidoscope

Naïve V-8088

4:40 pm

William Grant Still: Lyric Quartet

I. "The Sentimental One"

Catalyst Quartet
Uncovered, Vol. 3: Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson, George Walker, William Grant Still

Azica ACD-71357

4:47 pm

Olivier Messiaen: "Quartet for the End of Time"

V. "Louange à l'éternité de Jésus"

State Choir Latvija/Māris Sirmais
Credo

Hyperion CDA-68426

4:55 pm

Paul Burkhard: "Weihnacht' muß leise sein"

Diana Damrau, s; NDR Radio Phil/Richard Whilds
My Christmas

Erato 505419728612

5:00 - 7:00 pm

5:00 pm

The 2023 St. Olaf Christmas Festival

One of the nation's most cherished holiday celebrations, the festival celebrates the Nativity through hymns, carols, and choral and orchestral music performed by St. Olaf College ensembles, joined by the Manitou Singers and the Viking Chorus.

7:00 pm

7:00 pm

Winter Holidays Around the World with Bill McGlaughlin

From medieval Christmas music to Dave Brubeck’s "La Fiesta de la Posada" and a Polynesian traditional hymn to "Amahl and the Night Visitors," "Exploring Music" host Bill McGlaughlin takes you on a fascinating journey through music and time.

8:00 - 10:00 pm

8:00 pm

Chicago Symphony Orchestra Radio Broadcasts

Handel: "Messiah" Part 1; Kiri Te Kanawa, soprano; Anne Gjevang, contralto; Keith Lewis, tenor; Gwynne Howell, bass-baritone; David Schrader, harpsichord; Chicago Symphony Chorus; Margaret Hillis, director; Sir Georg Solti, conductor; Gabrieli/Crees: Sacrae Smphoniae No. 6, Sonata "Pian e forte;" Mark Ridenour, conductor; Canzon duodecimi toni à 10; Gabrieli/Block: Canzon septimi toni à 8 (No. 2); Chicago Symphony Orchestra Brass; Tchaikovsky: Selections from "The Nutcracker," Op. 71; Fritz Reiner, conductor.

10:00 pm - 12:00 am

10:00 pm

From King's College Cambridge University

A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols. A beloved Christmas Eve tradition, A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols sets a tone for Christmas Eve both completive and celebratory. This inspiring service of Biblical readings, carols, and seasonal music is broadcast live around the world from the 500-year-old Chapel of King’s College, in Cambridge, England.