Playlist for Saturday, December 23, 2017
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12:01 AM: Johann Sebastian Bach:
Ding Dong Merrily on High/Jesu, Joy of Mans Desiring

Jeffrey Biegel, piano
Steinway and Sons 30005
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12:06 AM: Norman Dello Joio:
Bagatelles

Yolanda Kondonassis, harp
Azica 71281
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12:14 AM: Traditional English:
Sussex Carol (On Christmas Night)

Isthmus Brass
John Stevens, conductor
Summit 610
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12:18 AM: Johannes Brahms:
Violin Concerto

New York Philharmonic
Kurt Masur, conductor
Anne-Sophie Mutter, violin
DG 457075
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1:01 AM: Richard Willis:
It Came upon the Midnight Clear

Dean Shostak, glass armonica
Dean Shostak 131
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1:06 AM: Adolphe Adam:
O Holy Night

New Dublin Voices
Bernie Sherlock, conductor
SELF PROD 441
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1:11 AM: Christmas Music:
Medley

Emily Mitchell, harp
Albany 1438
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1:23 AM: Anonymous:
A Medieval Christmas

Folger Consort
Bard 9106
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1:46 AM: Ralph Vaughan Williams:
Fantasia on Christmas Carols

English Chamber Orchestra
Matthew Best, conductor
Thomas Allen, baritone
Hyperion 20420
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2:01 AM: Max Reger:
Maria Wiegenlied (Marys Cradle Song)

Roland Pontinen, piano
Bis 1164
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2:03 AM: Max Reger:
O Jesu most sweet

RIAS Chamber Choir
Uwe Gronostay, conductor
Harmonia Mundi 901794
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2:06 AM: Felix Mendelssohn:
6 Christmas Pieces

Munich Radio Symphony Orchestra
John Georgiadis, conductor
James Galway, flute
RCA 60736
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2:16 AM: Traditional:
O Christmas Tree

Vienna Boys Choir
DG 449965
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2:18 AM: Claude Debussy:
La Boite a Joujoux (The Toy Box)

Lyon National Orchestra
Jun Markl, conductor
Naxos 572568
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2:52 AM: Frederick Delius:
Sleigh Ride

Northern Sinfonia of England
Richard Hickox, conductor
EMI 65067
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3:01 AM: Anonymous:
Alleluya, A New Work

Trio Mediaeval
ECM 2416
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3:06 AM: Peter Tchaikovsky:
The Nutcracker: Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy

Harmonie Ensemble
Steven Richman, conductor
Harmonia Mundi 907493
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3:08 AM: Franz Liszt:
Weihnachtsbaum (Christmas Tree Suite)

Leslie Howard, piano
Hyperion 67233
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3:34 AM: Christmas Music:
Medley for Advent

Choir of Clare College, Cambridge
Graham Ross, conductor
Harmonia Mundi 907579
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3:55 AM: John Ireland:
The Holy Boy

La Pieta
Angele Dubeau, conductor
Analekta 8730
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4:01 AM: Otto Kotilainen:
The sparrow on Christmas morning (Varpunen jouluaamuna)

Lahti Symphony Orchestra
Osmo Vanska, conductor
Bis 947
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4:06 AM: Christmas Music:
Medley

Chanticleer
Chanticleer 8803
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4:18 AM: Lars-Erik Larsson:
The Winters Tale

Stockholm Sinfonietta
Jan-Olav Wedin, conductor
Bis 165
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4:31 AM: Rebecca Dale:
Winter

Voces8
London/Decca 25736
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4:36 AM: Alan Hovhaness:
Symphony No. 49 "Christmas Symphony"

Northwest Sinfonia
Gerard Schwarz, conductor
Crystal 811
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5:01 AM: Traditional:
The First Noel

Arturo Delmoni, violin
Listen 50001
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5:06 AM: Johann Sebastian Bach:
O Jesulein suss (O little one sweet)

Choral Arts Society of Washington
Norman Scribner, conductor
Naxos 555049
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5:10 AM: Ola Gjeilo:
First Snow

12 Ensemble
Ola Gjeilo, piano
London/Decca 4816326
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5:14 AM: Dimitri Tiomkin:
Its A Wonderful Life: Suite

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
David Newman, conductor
Telarc 88801
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5:54 AM: James Sclater:
What Sweeter Music

University of Texas Chamber Singers
James Morrow, conductor
Koch 7698
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6:01 AM: Johann Sebastian Bach:
Jesu, Joy of Mans Desiring; Amazing Grace

John Bayless, piano
Koch 9610
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6:06 AM: Traditional:
Angels We Have Heard on High; Away in a Manger; Hark! the Herald Angels Sing; In Dulci Jubilo

The Singers
Matthew Culloton, conductor
Singers 3458
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6:20 AM: Gustav Holst:
Midwinter

The OK Factor
SELF PROD 438
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6:24 AM: Christmas Music:
Christmas Medley

Vasari Singers
Jeremy Backhouse, conductor
Martin Ford, organ
Naxos 573030
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6:51 AM: Peter Tchaikovsky:
The Nutcracker: Waltz of the Flowers

London Symphony Orchestra
Andre Previn, conductor
EMI 65145
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7:01 AM: Christmas Music:
Three Carols

Choral Guild of Atlanta
William Noll, conductor
Sony 62698
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7:06 AM: Traditional:
Huron Carol (Twas in the Moon of Wintertime)

Yolanda Kondonassis, harp
Telarc 80446
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7:09 AM: Francis Poulenc:
Four Christmas Motets

The Sixteen
Harry Christophers, conductor
Virgin 91075
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7:22 AM: Michel Corrette:
Symphony of Noels No. 2

La Fantasia
Rien Voskuilen, conductor
Columns 290412
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7:32 AM: Christmas Music:
The Peace of Christmas

City of London Sinfonia
John Rutter, conductor
Collegium 111
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8:01 AM: Peter Tchaikovsky:
The Seasons: December (Christmas)

Lydia Artymiw, piano
Chandos 8349
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8:06 AM: Traditional:
O Little Town of Bethlehem

Antoine Bareil, violin
Analekta 9982
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8:08 AM: Traditional:
God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen

Antoine Bareil, violin
Analekta 9982
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8:14 AM: Henry Gauntlett:
Once in Royal Davids City

Choir of Kings College, Cambridge
David Willcocks, conductor
Andrew Davis, organ
London/Decca 5302
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8:20 AM: Rick Sowash:
Piano Trio No. 3 "A Christmas Divertimento"

Mirecourt Trio
Gasparo 254
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8:43 AM: Leroy Anderson:
Sleigh Ride

Jeffrey Biegel, piano
Steinway and Sons 30005
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8:47 AM: Otto Nicolai:
Christmas Overture

Bamberg Symphony Orchestra
Karl Anton Rickenbacher, conductor
Virgin 91079
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9:00 AM: From The Top

10:00 AM: Classics For Kids
Georges Bizet: Harmonic Texture in the Farandole

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10:07 AM: Traditional:
Drive the cold winter away

The Sixteen
Harry Christophers, conductor
Coro 16027
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10:10 AM: WGUC Holiday Special:
A Classical Kids Christmas

11:00 AM: WGUC Christmas Special:
Hollywood Holiday

1:00 PM: The Metropolitan Opera
Mozart: Le Nozze di Figaro

4:44 PM: Traditional English:
I Saw Three Ships

Anonymous 4
Andrew Lawrence-King, harp
Harmonia Mundi 907325
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4:47 PM: Traditional:
French and English Christmas Music

Apollos Fire Baroque Orchestra
Jeannette Sorrell, conductor
Koch 7582
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5:01 PM: Franz Gruber:
Silent Night

Boys Choir of Harlem
Richard Stoltzman, clarinet
RCA 61839
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5:06 PM: Sigismund Schneider:
Christmas March

The Romantic Quartet
Ars Produktion 38086
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5:09 PM: James Pierpont:
Jingle Bells

CSSR State Philharmonic Orchestra
Peter Breiner, conductor
Naxos 550301
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5:16 PM: Massimo Paris:
Xmas Suite

Los Romeros
Massimo Paris, conductor
DG 17474
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5:39 PM: Traditional:
Wassail Song

RCA Victor Singers
Richard Westenburg, conductor
RCA 61910
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5:41 PM: Traditional:
The First Nowell

RCA Victor Singers
Richard Westenburg, conductor
RCA 61910
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5:45 PM: Traditional:
Good King Wenceslas

RCA Victor Singers
Richard Westenburg, conductor
RCA 61910
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5:47 PM: Jacques Offenbach:
Snowflake Ballet

Gulbenkian Orchestra
Michel Swierczewski, conductor
Nimbus 5303
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6:01 PM: Bernard Andres:
Aquatintes No. 3/We Three Kings of Orient Are

Megan Metheney, harp
Greenharp 29753
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6:06 PM: Franz Liszt:
Christmas Tree Suite

Roland Pontinen, piano
Bis 1164
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6:19 PM: Traditional:
O Tannenbaum (O Christmas Tree)

Robert Shaw Chamber Singers
Robert Shaw, conductor
Telarc 80377
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6:23 PM: Patric Standford:
A Christmas Carol Symphony

City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra
Gavin Sutherland, conductor
Naxos 557099
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6:44 PM: Marc-Antoine Charpentier:
Noels

The Kings Violins
Bernard Labadie, conductor
Dorian 90180
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7:01 PM: Traditional:
What Shall We Give?

Mormon Tabernacle Choir
Mack Wilberg/Ryan Murphy, conductor
Mormon Tabernacle 5110056
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7:06 PM: Dimitri Tiomkin:
Its A Wonderful Life

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
David Newman, conductor
Telarc 88801
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7:10 PM: Richard Wagner:
Der Tannenbaum (The Christmas Tree)

Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, baritone
EMI 67349
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7:15 PM: Paul Hindemith:
Tuttifantchen: Suite

Queensland Symphony Orchestra
Werner Andreas Albert, conductor
Dean Olding, violin
CPO 999527
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7:36 PM: Traditional:
When the Lovely Virgin Mary

Poznan Nightingales
Stefan Stuligrosz, conductor
Polskie Nagrania 268
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7:43 PM: Arcangelo Corelli:
Concerto Grosso No. 8 "Christmas Concerto"

Liszt Chamber Orchestra
Janos Rolla, conductor
Hungaroton 12376
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8:01 PM: Coots/Autry:
Santa Claus Medley

Ayako Shinozaki, harp
Sony 62677
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8:06 PM: Traditional German:
Still, Still, Still

Vienna Boys Choir
Gerald Wirth, conductor
Koch 7584
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8:08 PM: Traditional:
Ihr Kinderlein kommet (O Come Little Children)

Vienna Boys Choir
Koch 7584
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8:10 PM: Ronald Kaufmann:
Sing a Joyful Song of Christmas

Vienna Boys Choir
Koch 7584
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8:12 PM: Traditional French:
Il est ne, le divin enfant (Now is born the divine Christ child)

Vienna Boys Choir
Gerald Wirth, conductor
Koch 7584
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8:16 PM: Noel Regney/Gloria Shayne:
Do You Hear What I Hear?

Northern Lights Orchestra
Petri Juutilainen, conductor
Warren Schatz 5
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8:22 PM: Leopold Mozart:
Toy Symphony

Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Neville Marriner, conductor
Philips 416386
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8:41 PM: Rick Sowash:
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight: A Christmas Legend: Arthurs Court at Christmas and Hunting Scenes

Cheryl Trace, violin
Sowash 11
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8:47 PM: Robert Russell Bennett:
The Many Moods of Christmas No. 2

Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
Robert Shaw, conductor
Telarc 80087
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9:01 PM: Johann Sebastian Bach:
Orchestral Suite No. 3: Air on the G String

Scottish Ensemble
Jonathan Rees, conductor
Virgin 91464
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9:06 PM: Christmas Music:
The Christmas Story: selections

Ars Nova Copenhagen
Paul Hillier, conductor
Harmonia Mundi 807565
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9:22 PM: Victor Hely-Hutchinson:
A Carol Symphony

City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra
Gavin Sutherland, conductor
Naxos 557099
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9:49 PM: Marcel Samuel-Rousseau:
Pastoral Variations on an Old Noel

Caroline Leonardelli, harp
Cen 1455
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10:01 PM: Traditional:
O Little Town of Bethlehem; The Cherry Tree Carol

Quink
Telarc 80202
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10:06 PM: Howard Blake:
The Snowman: Walking in the Air

Cincinnati Pops Orchestra
Erich Kunzel, conductor
Stephen Van Dyck, treble
Telarc 80226
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10:10 PM: Peter Tchaikovsky:
The Nutcracker: Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy

Jeffrey Biegel, piano
Steinway and Sons 30005
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10:14 PM: John Rutter:
Dancing Day

Etherea Vocal Ensemble
Grace Cloutier, harp
Delos 3422
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10:40 PM: Hugh Martin/Ralph Blane:
Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas

The OK Factor
SELF PROD 438
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10:43 PM: Giuseppe Sammartini:
Concerto Grosso No. 6 "Christmas Concerto"

London Festival Orchestra
Ross Pople, conductor
Arte Nova 30506
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11:01 PM: Richard Willis:
It Came upon the Midnight Clear

Dean Shostak, glass armonica
Dean Shostak 131
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11:06 PM: Niels Gade:
Christmas Eve Suite

Orchestra of the Mill
Andrew Penny, conductor
Lydian 18132
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11:18 PM: Gregorian Chant:
Angelus ad Virginem

Voces8
Barnaby Smith, conductor
Emily Dickens, soprano
VCM 121
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11:22 PM: James Whitbourn:
Missa Carolae

Westminster Williamson Voices
James Jordan, conductor
Daryl Robinson, organ
Naxos 573715
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11:44 PM: Traditional:
Suantrai ar Slanaitheora (Lullaby of our Saviour)

Chamber Choir Ireland
Paul Hillier, conductor
Harmonia Mundi 807610
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11:48 PM: Medley:
At Midnight Hour; Joy Be With You; Carol of the Birds; Winters Falling Light

Ensemble Galilei
Dorian 92173
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