Schedule

Playlist for Friday, December 25, 2020

12:00 - 6:00 am

12:00 am

Handel, George Frideric: "Messiah"

Chicago Symphony Orchestra / Sir Georg Solti, conductor

London 436609-2

12:05 am

Handel, George Frederic: "Messiah"

John Rutter, conductor

Hendrickson Worship 56126-X (2)

12:09 am

Handel, George Frederic: "Messiah"

Colin Davis, conductor

LSO 0607 (2)

12:11 am

Handel, George Frideric: "Messiah"

DG Archiv 423630-2 (2)

12:14 am

Handel, George Frederic: "Messiah"

Teldec 77615-2 (2)

12:16 am

Handel, George Frederic: "Messiah"

Taverner Players / Andrew Parrott, conductor

Virgin 61330-2 (2)

12:20 am

Handel, George Frederic: "Messiah"

Telarc CD-80322 (2)

12:26 am

Handel, George Frederic: "Messiah"

Teldec 77615-2 (2)

12:29 am

Handel, George Frederic: "Messiah"

EMI/Ang czs7-62748-2 (2)

12:33 am

Handel, George Frideric: "Messiah"

Philadelphia Orchestra / Eugene Ormandy, conductor

b-br,

CBS M2K-607 (2)

12:37 am

Handel, George Frideric: Messiah

Toronto Symphony Orchestra / Andrew Davis, conductor

Kathleen Battle, soprano,

EMI 49027-2

12:41 am

Handel, George Frederic: "Messiah"

Harmonia Mundi HMC-901928.29 (2)

12:45 am

Handel, George Frideric: "Messiah"

Sir Neville Marriner, conductor

Philips 434695-2 (2)

12:49 am

Handel, George Frideric: "Messiah"

Sir John Eliot Gardiner, conductor

Philips 411041-2 (3)

12:51 am

Handel, George Frideric: "Messiah"

Baroque Orchestra / Anne Heider, conductor

His Majestie's Clerkes,

Narada ND-61051

1:00 am

Bach, Johann Sebastian: Chorale Prelude, "Wie schön leuchtet der Morgenstern (How Beautifully the Morning Star Shines)" BWV 739

Harald Vogel, organ,o,

Organeum OC-19601

1:05 am

Bach, Johann Sebastian: Cantata No. 1, "Wie schön leuchtet der Morgenstern (How beautifully shines the morning star)"

Bach Collegium Stuttgart / Helmuth Rilling, conductor

Inga Nielsen, soprano,t,

Hänssler Classic CD-98.836 (4)

1:27 am

Praetorius, Michael: Christmas chorale motet, "Wie schön leuchtet der Morgenstern"

Richard Marlow

Conifer 51256-2

1:39 am

ANON 16th c, German: Wie schon leuchtet der Morgenstern

Jos van Veldhoven

Channel Classics CCS-15198

1:40 am

Sibelius, Jean: Five Christmas Songs, Op. 1

Love Derwinger, piano,p,

BIS CD-657

1:53 am

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

Pittsburgh Symphony Brass

br,

Four Winds FW-3022

2:00 am

Austrian Traditional: "Three Carols"

Paul Plunkett,tr,

Guild GMCD-7103

2:05 am

Gruber, Franz: "Silent Night, Holy Night"

Judith Lynn Stillman, piano,p,

North Star NS-0024

2:09 am

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

Michael Schneider, conductor

Sumi Jo, soprano,s,

Erato 85819-2

2:14 am

Nielsen, Carl: "Dream of Silent Night"

Elisabeth Westenholz, piano,p,

BIS CD-167/168 (2)

2:16 am

Trad: Carol, O Come, O Come, Emmanuel

Ken Bier,g,

Bier0

2:19 am

Trad, English: Carol, The First Nowell

Ken Bier,g,

Bier0

2:21 am

Trad, English: Carol, It came upon the midnight clear

Ken Bier,g,

Bier0

2:24 am

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

Ken Bier,g,

Bier0

2:27 am

Handel, George Frideric: Hymn, "Joy to the World"

Jay Kellner

Elgin0

2:29 am

Trad, Ukrainian: Carol of the Bells

Pittsburgh Symphony Brass

v,

Four Winds FW-3017

2:31 am

Britten, Benjamin: "A Ceremony of Carols," Op. 28

Martin Neary, conductor

Sony SK-62615

2:54 am

Trad, English: Piae Cantiones

Pittsburgh Symphony Brass

br,

Four Winds FW-3017

3:00 am

Gruber, Franz: "Silent Night, Holy Night"

Charles Bruffy

Nimbus NI-5413

3:05 am

Bennett, Robert Russell: Christmas Medley #4

Atlanta Sym Orch / Robert Shaw

Telarc CD-80087

3:17 am

Whaley, Vernon M: Christmas Spiritual Medley

Integra ICD-801

3:22 am

DiSavino, Elizabeth: Suite of French Carols

Dorian DOR-90114

3:27 am

Smith, Gregg: Christmas Medley #2

Gregg Smith

MMG MWCD-7103

3:34 am

English Trad: "We Wish You A Merry Christmas"

City of London Sinfonia / John Rutter

Collegium COLCD-121

3:36 am

Haydn, Franz Joseph: Piano Concertino (Divertimento) in F, H XIV:5

Bamberg Symphony Orchestra / Antal Dorati, conductor

Ilse von Alpenheim, piano,forte,

Pantheon D-19157 (3)

3:45 am

Gauntlett, H John: Carol, "Once in Royal David's City"

David Hill

James O'Donnell, organ,o,

MCA Classics MCAD-5900

3:50 am

Handel, George Frideric: "Messiah"

Lausanne Chamber Orchestra / Michel Corboz, conductor

Lausanne Vocal Ensemble,

Erato 45497-2 (2)

3:54 am

English Trad: "We Wish You A Merry Christmas"

Boston Pops Orch / John Williams

Philips 416287-2

4:00 am

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

Philharmonia Orchestra / Carl Davis

Kiri Te Kanawa, soprano,s,

London 414632-2

4:02 am

Nielsen, Carl: "Dream of Silent Night"

Elisabeth Westenholz, piano,p,

BIS CD-167/168 (2)

4:05 am

Corelli, Arcangelo: Concerto grosso in g, Op 6/8, "Christmas Concerto"

Musicmasters 67076-2

4:21 am

Yon, Pietro: Carol, "Gesu Bambino"

National Philharmonic Orchestra / Samuel Adler, conductor

Luciano Pavarotti, tenor,t,

London 414044-2

4:25 am

English Trad: "We Wish You A Merry Christmas"

Crystal CD-430

4:27 am

Thomas, John: Fantasia on Christmas Carols

Francis Jackson

Chandos CHAN-6588

4:34 am

Britten, Benjamin: "Men of Goodwill"

Minnesota Orchestra / Sir Neville Marriner, conductor

Angel DS-38049

4:43 am

Wesley, Samuel: Rondo on "God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen"

Ian Hobson, piano,p,

Arabesque Z-6594

4:49 am

Handel, George Frideric: "Messiah"

Taverner Chorus and Players / Andrew Parrott, conductor

EMI/Ang CDM7-64927-2

4:53 am

English Trad: "We Wish You A Merry Christmas"

City of London Sinfonia / Richard Hickox

EMI/Ang CDC7-49909-2

5:00 am

Martin, Frank: "Trois Chants de Noël"

Anne Sofie von Otter, mezzo-soprano,ms,

DG 447752-2

5:04 am

Calvert, Morley: "Monteregian Hills" Suite

Delos DE-1022

5:13 am

Dupré, Marcel: "In dulci jubilo"

J Reilly Lewis,o,

Naxos 10108

5:15 am

Dello Joio, Norman: "Christmas Music"

Debra Torok,p,

Albany TROY-468

5:27 am

Paulus, Stephen: "Canticum Novum"

David Dickau

Magnum Chorum MCC-4

5:54 am

Trad, French: Carol, Angels We Have Heard on High

Pittsburgh Symphony Brass

br,

Four Winds FW-3022

6:00 - 10:00 am

6:00 am

English Trad: "The First Noel"

Northside Brass

Northside Brass Christmas Carols for Brass

6:02 am

Tomas Luis de Victoria: "Alma Redemptoris Mater"

London Oratory Schola Cantorum/Charles Cole

Hyperion CDA-68358

6:11 am

Franz Gruber: "Silent Night"

Ola Gjeilo, p

Decca B0024646-02

6:15 am

Traditional: "Noël nouvelet"

La Pietà/Angèle Dubeau

Analekta AN2-8730

6:17 am

Marcel Samuel-Rousseau: Variations pastorales sur un vieux Noël

Nicanor Zabaleta, h

DG 2531051

6:26 am

Traditional: "Past Three O'Clock"

Music of the Baroque Chorus/William Jon Gray

Music of the Baroque On This Night

6:27 am

Trad: "I Wonder as I Wander"

Ensemble Galilei

Sono Luminus DSL-92210

6:32 am

Daniel Pinkham: Christmas Cantata

Boston Cecilia & Lenox Brass

Koch 3-7180-2

6:42 am

Johann Sebastian Bach: "Christmas Oratorio," BWV 248

Chorale, "Break Forth, O Beauteous Heavenly Light"

Choral Guild of Atlanta

Sony SFK-62698

6:44 am

Johann Sebastian Bach: Sacred song, "O Jesulein süss" BWV 493

New College Choir Oxford U/Edward Higginbottom

Warner Classics 68081

6:48 am

Louis-Claude Daquin: "Noël étranger"

The Aulos Ensemble

Musicmasters 67119-2

6:51 am

Peter Warlock: Christmas Medley

Septura

Naxos 8.573719

7:00 am

Traditional: "We Wish You a Merry Christmas"

Seraphic Fire/Patrick Dupré Quigley

SFM 107

7:02 am

Richard Willis: Carol, "It Came Upon a Midnight Clear"

Philharmonia/Morton Gould

RCA 7931-2

7:04 am

American Trad: When Christmas Morn was Dawning

String quartet, with Arturo Delmoni, v

John Marks Records JMR-20

7:07 am

Traditional: "Bring a Torch, Jeanette, Isabella"

Imani Winds

Koch KICCD-7748

7:14 am

George Frideric Handel: "Messiah"

Pastoral Symphony (Pifa)

St Martin's Academy/Neville Marriner

EMI/Ang CDC7-47027-2

7:18 am

Witold Lutoslawski: Twenty Polish Christmas Carols

"Hey! We rejoice now"

Polish Radio Cho, Polish National Radio Sym/Antoni Wit

Naxos 8.555994

7:19 am

English Trad: "Here We Come A-Wassailing"

Elizabethan Singers/Louis Halsey

Boston Skyline BSD-124

7:22 am

Peter Tchaikovsky: "The Nutcracker," Op. 71

#3, March

Modern Mandolin Quartet

Windham Hill 11108-2

7:25 am

"Il est né le divin enfant; Jingle Bells"

Vienna Choir Boys

DG B0023692

7:32 am

Traditional: "Noel, Noel, Bells Are Ringing"

Roger Wagner Cho/Roger Wagner

Delos D/CD-3072

7:35 am

Ukrainian Trad: "Carol of the Bells"

Roger Wagner Cho/Roger Wagner

Delos D/CD-3072

7:36 am

Traditional: "Ding, Dong, Merrily on High"

Cambridge Singers/John Rutter

Collegium COLCD-111

7:38 am

Various: Christmas carols for strings

I Musici de Montreal/Yuli Turovsky

Chandos CHAN-9098

7:50 am

Jan Sweelinck: "Hodie Christus natus est"

Chicago Chamber Choir/Christopher Windle

Chicago Chamber Choir Star in the East

7:53 am

English Trad: Carol, "We Three Kings of Orient Are"

Yolanda Kondonassis, h

Telarc CD-80446

7:56 am

Nicolai Rimsky-Korsakov: "The Snow Maiden" (1880-1)

"Dance of the Tumblers"

St Louis Sym Orch/Leonard Slatkin

RCA 68511-2

8:01 am

Traditional: "Deck the Halls"

Dallas Wind Sym/Jerry Junkin

Reference RR-126

8:03 am

Thomas Tallis: "Gloria" fr "Missa Puer Natus Est"

Stile Antico

Harmonia Mundi HMU-807517

8:13 am

Leroy Anderson: "A Christmas Festival"

BBC Concert Orch/Leonard Slatkin

Naxos 8.559621

8:23 am

American Trad: Spiritual, Go tell it on the mountain

Mahalia Jackson

CBS CK-38304

8:26 am

English, 16th c: "God Rest You Merry, Gentlemen"

Washington Master Chorale

Acis APL-63682

8:28 am

English Trad: "The Twelve Days of Christmas"

Mormon Tabernacle Cho, New York Phil/Leonard Bernstein

Sony SFK-63303

8:33 am

Katherine Davis: "The Little Drummer Boy"

CSSR State Phil/Peter Breiner

Naxos 8.550301

8:36 am

Felix Mendelssohn: Cantata, "Von Himmel hoch"

Opening chorus

Dresden Kreuzchor, Dresden Phil/Martin Flämig

Capriccio 10216

8:51 am

Trad: Christmas Cornucopia

West Edge String Quartet

Centaur CRC-3087

8:55 am

German Trad: Carol, "O Tannenbaum (O Christmas Tree)"

Rolando Villazón, t; Slovak National Sym/Allan Wilson

DG 4835809

9:00 am

George Frideric Handel: Hymn, "Joy to the World"

Boston Camerata, Brown Univ Cho, Boston Schola Cantorum/Joel Cohen

Erato 92874-2

9:02 am

Eric Robertson: "Christmas Overture"

Liona Boyd, g; Orch

CBS MK-37248

9:07 am

John Rutter: "What Sweeter Music"

Emmanuel College Cho, Cambridge/Timothy Prosser

ASV CDWHL-2104

9:11 am

John Rutter: "Angels' Carol"

Arturo Delmoni, vi; Emily Mitchell, h; Timothy Smith, o

John Marks Records JMR-20

9:15 am

Traditional: "Lo, how a rose e'er blooming"

The Five Browns

Steinway & Sons 30124

9:19 am

Gloria Shayne: "Do You Hear What I Hear?"

Renese King, s; Tanglewood Festival Chorus; Boston Pops/Keith Lockhart

Boston Pops BP0002

9:26 am

Spanish Carol: Carol, "Canta, rie, bebe"

Las Avemarianas Children's Chorus w/orch

Philips PHS-600036

9:29 am

Irving Berlin: "White Christmas"

Northern Lights Orch/Petri Juutilainen

Warren Schatz Classics WS-5

9:35 am

Johann Sebastian Bach: "Gloria in Excelsis Deo," BWV 191

Soloists; Monteverdi Cho, English Baroque Soloists/John Eliot Gardiner

Soli Deo Gloria SDG-178 (6 CDs)

9:50 am

Armas Maasalo: "The Bells of Christmas"

La Pietà/Angèle Dubeau, v

Analekta AN2-8730

9:55 am

Greg Lake: "I believe in Father Christmas"

Vasari Singers/Jeremy Backhouse

Naxos 8.573030

9:59 am

Ukrainian Trad: Carol of the Bells

Pittsburgh Sym Brass

Four Winds FW-3017

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Midday with Lisa Flynn

Including new releases this hour

10:00 am

Eoghan Desmond: "Be All Merry"

Choral Scholars of University College Dublin, Irish Chamber Orchestra/Desmond Earley

Signum SIGCD-643

10:03 am

Samuel Scheidt: "Puer Natus in Bethlehem"

London Oratory Schola Cantorum/Charles Cole

Hyperion CDA-68358

10:06 am

Traditional: "O Little Town of Bethlehem"

Chanticleer

Warner 0190295228781

10:09 am

Benjamin Britten: "A New Year Carol"

Choir of Clare College, Cambridge/Graham Ross; Tanya Houghton, h

Harmonia Mundi HMM-905329

10:12 am

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

I. "In dulci jubilo"

Winchester College Chapel Choir, Onyx Brass/Howard Ionascu

Signum SIG-646

10:18 am

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

St. Petersburg Phil/Yuri Temirkanov

EMI 11272-2

10:47 am

Anonymous: "Puer natus in Bethlehem"

Utopia Chamber Choir/Andrew Lawrence-King

Alia Vox AV-9932

10:54 am

Gregor Josef Werner: Christmas Pastoral in g for Organ and Strings

Preston, o (St Paul's Church, New Southgate, London); English Chamber Orch

Novalis 150133-2 (2)

11:04 am

John Rutter: "There Is A Flower"

King's Singers

Signum Two SIG-0502

11:07 am

Engelbert Humperdinck: "Hansel and Gretel"

"Evening Prayer"

Kathleen Battle, s; Frederica von Stade, ms; Orch of St Luke's/André Previn

Sony SK-48235

11:11 am

Hugh Martin: "Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas"

Skylark Vocal Ensemble

Sono Luminus DSL-92216

11:15 am

Leroy Anderson: "A Christmas Festival"

Dallas Wind Sym/Jerry Junkin

Reference RR-126

11:22 am

Johann Sebastian Bach: "Brandenburg" Concerto No. 2 in F Major, BWV 1047

Herseth, tr; Peck, f; Still, ob; Magad, v; Chicago Sym members
Samuel Magad, violin,

RCA 60378-2

11:36 am

Stanford Scriven: "Christ the Apple Tree"

Chicago Chamber Choir/Christopher Windle

Chicago Chamber Choir Star in the East

11:39 am

Traditional: "Away in a Manger"

St. Charles Singers/Jeffrey Hunt

Music in Chicago

11:41 am

Traditional: "O, Sleep Now, Holy Baby"

Chicago Choral Artists/Michael Costello

Music in Chicago

11:44 am

Traditional: "E la don don"

Bella Voce/Andrew Lewis

Music in Chicago

11:46 am

James Pierpont: "Jingle Bells (Jingle a cappella)"

Chicago a cappella

Cedille CDR-90000107

11:51 am

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Three German Dances, K. 605

Orpheus Chamber Orch

DG 429783-2

11:57 am

Afro-Cuban Trad: Virgin Mary Had A Baby Boy

Sonos Handbell Ensemble/James Meredith

Well-tempered Productions WTP-5176

12:00 pm

Impromptu Encore

The male-voice chamber choir Chanticleer, which performed in Levin Studio in 2012 with Carl Grapentine hosting.

12:32 pm

Otto Nicolai: "Weihnachtsouvertüre (Christmas" Overture)

Bavarian Radio Cho, Bamberg Sym Orch/Karl Anton Rickenbacher

Virgin 91079-2

1:00 - 4:00 pm

Music for the Afternoon

1:00 pm

Arcangelo Corelli: Concerto grosso in g, Op 6/8, "Christmas Concerto"

Cantilena/Adrian Shepherd

Chandos CHAN-6630

1:17 pm

Victor Hely-Hutchinson: "A Carol Symphony"

City of Prague Phil/Gavin Sutherland

Naxos 8.557099

1:43 pm

Traditional: "God Rest You Merry, Gentlemen"

Choir of King's College, Cambridge/Stephen Cleobury

King's College Cambridge KGS-0033

1:46 pm

John Hopkins: "We Three Kings of Orient Are"

Choir of King's College, Cambridge/Stephen Cleobury

King's College Cambridge KGS-0033

1:49 pm

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

The Shepherds' Farewell

Choir of King's College, Cambridge/Stephen Cleobury

King's College Cambridge KGS-0033

1:54 pm

Ralph Vaughan Williams: Prelude on "Rhosymedre"

St Martin's Academy/Sir Neville Marriner

EMI CDZ7-62529-2

2:00 pm

Afternoon Masterwork:

2:00 pm

Franz Schubert: Symphony No. 9 in C, D. 944, "Great"

Vienna Phil/Sir Georg Solti

London 400082-2

2:56 pm

Franz Gruber: "Silent Night"

Ola Gjeilo, p

Decca B0024646-02

3:00 pm

Arthur Frackenpohl: French Carol Medley

Oklahoma Woodwind Quintet

Integra ICD-801

3:03 pm

Vernon M Whaley: Christmas Spiritual Medley

Oklahoma Woodwind Quintet

Integra ICD-801

3:09 pm

Robert Russell Bennett: Christmas Medley No. 4

Robert Shaw Chorale & Orch/Mr Shaw

RCA 6429-2

3:22 pm

Agustín Barrios Mangoré: "Villancico de Navidad"

Alexander-Sergei Ramírez, g

DG 471532-2

3:25 pm

Traditional: Three Spanish Carols "(Fum, Fum; Hacia Belen; Ya Viene la Vieja)"

Robert Shaw Chorale

RCA DCM2-1217 (2)

3:30 pm

Richard Strauss: "Till Eulenspiegel's Merry Pranks," Op. 28

Pittsburgh Sym/Manfred Honeck

Reference Recordings FR-707

3:45 pm

Peter Tchaikovsky: "Souvenir d'un lieu cher," Op. 42

Gil Shaham, v; Russian National Orch/Mikhail Pletnev

DG 457064-2

4:00 - 6:00 pm

Late Afternoon Music with Candice Agree

Including "The Unrush Hour" between 5:00 and 6:00

4:00 pm

Gustav Holst: "Christmas Day"

William Ferris Chorale/Paul French

WFC 120607

4:07 pm

Patric Standford: A Christmas Carol Symphony (1978)

City of Prague Philharmonic

Naxos 8.557099

4:27 pm

Richard Addinsell: Scrooge

Suite, arr. Steve Bernstein

BBC Philharmonic/Rumon Gamba

Chandos 10046

4:42 pm

Marc-Antoine Charpentier: "Noël sur les instruments"

Masques/Olivier Fortin

Analekta AN2-9908

5:41 pm

Philip Lane: "Old Christmas Music"

Royal Ballet Sinfonia/Gavin Sutherland

Naxos 8.572744

5:56 pm

Blane-Martin: "Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas"

Bryn Terfel, b-br; Welsh National Opera Orch/Tecwyn Evans

DG 4778768

6:00 pm

Christmas on Sugarloaf Mountain

An Irish-Appalachian Celebration

Performed by Apollo's Fire under the direction of Jeannette Sorrell. Presented by the WFMT Radio Network.

7:00 pm

Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin

"Dona Nobis Pacem," the ancient prayer for peace interpreted by composers of the past and present.

8:00 pm

Evenings with Kerry Frumkin

8:01 pm

Johann Sebastian Bach: "Christmas Oratorio," BWV 248

Part 1

Soloists; Monteverdi Choir, English Baroque Soloists/Sir John Eliot Gardiner

DG Archiv 423232-2 (2)

8:27 pm

Vince Guaraldi: "Skating"

Canadian Brass

Steinway & Sons 30027

8:28 pm

Vince Guaraldi: "O Tannebaum"

Canadian Brass

Steinway & Sons 30027

8:31 pm

Vince Guaraldi: "Christmas Time is Here" (Instrumental)

Vince Guaraldi, p, Monty Budwig, Bass, Colin Bailey, Drums

Fantasy FCD-8431

8:37 pm

Traditional: "Il est né, le divin Enfant"

Vienna Boys Choir

DG B0023692-02

8:39 pm

Traditional: Song, "Jingle Bell Rock"

Vienna Boys Choir

DG B0023692-02

8:43 pm

Franz Xavier Gruber: "Silent Night"

The King's Singers

Signum SIGCD-459

8:47 pm

Trad: "The Holly and the Ivy"

Choir of Royal Holloway; 12 Ensemble/Ola Gjeilo, piano

Decca 4816326

8:52 pm

Peter Tchaikovsky: "The Nutcracker," Op. 71

"Russian Dance"

Modern Mandolin Quartet

Windham Hill Records 11108-2

8:53 pm

Peter Tchaikovsky: "The Nutcracker," Op. 71

"Arabian Dance"

Modern Mandolin Quartet

Windham Hill Records 11108-2

8:57 pm

George Frideric Handel: Hymn, "Joy to the World"

Wynton Marsalis Septet

Sony 88697-14332-2

11:00 pm

Best of Studs Terkel

"Christmas Memories"

11:53 pm

Adolphe-Charles Adam: "O Holy Night"

Juan Diego Florez, t; Bologna Teatro Comunale Cho & Orch/Michele Mariotti

London B0014875-02