Playlist for Sunday, December 24, 2017
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12:01 AM: Traditional:
The Holly and the Ivy; Lo, how a Rose EEr Blooming; I am so Glad each Christmas Eve

Michael Newman, guitar
Musical Heritage Society 515520
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12:06 AM: Mel Torme:
The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire)

Chanticleer
Rhino 284988
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12:10 AM: Rick Sowash:
Piano Trio No. 3 "A Christmas Divertimento"

Mirecourt Trio
Gasparo 254
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12:32 AM: Victor Herbert:
March of the Toys

New York Pops
Skitch Henderson, conductor
EMI 54891
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12:38 AM: Ottorino Respighi:
La Boutique fantasque (Fantastic Toy Shop)

Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Neville Marriner, conductor
Philips 420485
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1:01 AM: Johann Sebastian Bach:
Jesu, Joy of Mans Desiring, Amazing Grace

John Bayless, piano
Koch 9610
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1:06 AM: Engelbert Humperdinck:
Blue Bird: Christmas Dream

Bamberg Symphony Orchestra
Karl Anton Rickenbacher, conductor
Virgin 91494
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1:12 AM: William Walton:
Make we joy now in this fest

Choir of Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge
Geoffrey Webber, conductor
Delphian 34152
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1:15 AM: Traditional German:
In dulci jubilo

Choir of Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge
Geoffrey Webber, conductor
Delphian 34152
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1:19 AM: Philip Lane:
Old Christmas Music

Royal Ballet Sinfonia
Gavin Sutherland, conductor
Naxos 572744
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1:33 AM: Benjamin Britten:
A Ceremony of Carols

The Sixteen
Harry Christophers, conductor
Sioned Williams, harp
Collins 1370
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1:55 AM: Traditional Irish:
Early in the Morning/The Ivy Leaf/Christmas Comes But Once a Year

Quadriga Consort
DHM 75722
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2:01 AM: Mark OConnor:
One Winters Night

Mark OConnor, violin
OMAC 16
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2:06 AM: Traditional Norwegian:
Wintertide

Choir of Royal Holloway
Rupert Gough, conductor
London/Decca 4816326
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2:11 AM: Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov:
Christmas Eve Suite

Scottish National Orchestra
Neeme Jarvi, conductor
Chandos 8327
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2:41 AM: Christmas Music:
In dulci jubilo, In the Bleak Midwinter, O Holy Night, O Come, All Ye Faithful

Bach Choir
John Rutter, conductor
London/Decca 16092
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3:01 AM: Medley:
Bachs Bells, Hark! the Herald Angels Sing

Canadian Brass
Steinway and Sons 30027
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3:06 AM: Traditional Welsh:
All Through the Night

Arturo Delmoni, violin
Listen 50001
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3:09 AM: Vilnis Salaks:
On Christmas Eve

New York Latvian Concert Choir
Andres Jansons, conductor
Inese Berzina, soprano
Albany 1040
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3:25 AM: Max Reger:
Weihnachtstraum (Christmas Dream)

Eteri Andjaparidze, piano
Naxos 553461
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3:27 AM: Christmas Music:
Silent Night, Greensleeves, I Wonder as I Wander, Jesus Christ the Apple Tree, Zither Carol, Past Three OClock, We Wish You a Merry Christmas

BBC Singers
James Galway, conductor
James Galway, flute
RCA 5888
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3:52 AM: Gian Carlo Menotti:
Amahl and the Night Visitors: Dance Suite

New Zealand Symphony Orchestra
Andrew Schenck, conductor
Koch 7005
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4:01 AM: Philip Stopford:
Lully, Lulla, Lullay

Choir of St. Pauls Cathedral
Andrew Carwood, conductor
London/Decca 4789225
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4:06 AM: Antonio Vivaldi:
Violin Concerto "Il riposo" (Christmas Concerto)

La Pieta
Angele Dubeau, conductor
Analekta 8730
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4:15 AM: Traditional/John Rutter:
What is this Lovely Fragrance?, Away in a Manger, Shepherds Pipe Carol

Choir of Trinity Church
Brian Jones, conductor
Ross Wood, organ
London/Decca 430456
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4:29 AM: Various:
Christmas Music from the British Isles

Seattle Pro Musica
Karen P. Thomas, conductor
SPM 2011
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4:48 AM: Traditional English:
Coventry Carol

Rachel Van Voorhees, harp
Centaur 2209
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4:51 AM: Traditional:
O Come, O Come Emmanuel

Rachel Van Voorhees, harp
Centaur 2209
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4:52 AM: Traditional:
We Three Kings of Orient Are

Rachel Van Voorhees, harp
Centaur 2209
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4:54 AM: Richard Willis:
It Came upon the Midnight Clear

Rachel Van Voorhees, harp
Centaur 2209
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4:57 AM: Traditional French:
Angels We Have Heard on High

Rachel Van Voorhees, harp
Centaur 2209
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5:01 AM: Traditional:
Three Danish Christmas Songs

National Philharmonic Orchestra
Martin Neary, conductor
Michala Petri, recorder
RCA 60060
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5:06 AM: Alex Ryan:
In the Bleak Midwinter

New Dublin Voices
Bernie Sherlock, conductor
SELF PROD 441
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5:09 AM: Conor OReilly:
Dormi Jesu

New Dublin Voices
Bernie Sherlock, conductor
SELF PROD 441
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5:13 AM: Anonymous:
The Donkeys Carol, The Friendly Beasts

Ensemble Galilei
Maggie Sansone, hammered dulcimer
Maggies Music 108
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5:19 AM: Michel Corrette:
Symphony of Noels No. 5

La Fantasia
Rien Voskuilen, conductor
Columns 290412
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5:33 AM: Peter Tchaikovsky:
The Nutcracker: Divertissements

Stewart Goodyear, piano
Steinway and Sons 30040
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5:46 AM: Stephen Chatman:
Christmas Joy

University of British Columbia Singers
Bruce Pullan, conductor
Stephen Smith, organ
Centrediscs 15509
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6:01 AM: Gregor Joseph Werner:
Shepherds Music for Christmas

London Festival Orchestra
Ross Pople, conductor
Arte Nova 30506
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6:06 AM: Irving Berlin:
White Christmas

Irina Muresanu, violin
Dorian 92216
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6:10 AM: Gustaf Nordqvist:
Jul, Jul, stralande jul (Yule, Yule, sparkling Yule)

Orphei Drangar
Cecilia Rydinger Alin, conductor
Bis 1833
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6:13 AM: Christmas Music:
O Tannenbaum, Ich steh an deiner Krippen hier

Eva Beneke, guitar
GSI 98010
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6:19 AM: Christmas Music:
Seven Joys of Christmas

Santa Fe Desert Chorale
Linda Mack, conductor
Clarion 926
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6:33 AM: Ottorino Respighi:
Three Botticelli Pictures: Adoration of the Magi

Boston Pops Orchestra
Keith Lockhart, conductor
Boston Pops 2
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6:42 AM: Morten Lauridsen:
O Magnum Mysterium (O Great Mystery)

Dale Warland Singers
Dale Warland, conductor
Gothic 49252
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6:49 AM: Malcolm Arnold:
The Holly and the Ivy: Fantasy on Christmas Carols

BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
Rumon Gamba, conductor
Chandos 9851
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7:01 AM: John Rutter:
Nativity Carol

Choir of Clare College, Cambridge
Graham Ross, conductor
Harmonia Mundi 907615
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7:06 AM: Traditional:
Now found is the fairest of roses

Danish String Quartet
ECM 2550
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7:09 AM: Traditional:
3 European Christmas Songs

The Singphoniker
Irmgard Gorzawski, harp
CPO 777067
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7:20 AM: Ralph Vaughan Williams:
Fantasia on Christmas Carols

English Chamber Orchestra
Matthew Best, conductor
Thomas Allen, baritone
Hyperion 20420
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7:35 AM: Pietro Yon:
Gesu Bambino

Kelly Yost, piano
Channel Productions 1698
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7:40 AM: Traditional German:
Still, Still, Still

Kelly Yost, piano
Channel Productions 1698
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7:45 AM: Traditional Czech:
Rocking Carol (Little Jesus, Sweetly Sleep)

Chanticleer
Chanticleer 1
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7:49 AM: Adolphe Adam:
O Holy Night

Chanticleer
Chanticleer 1
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7:53 AM: Traditional:
The First Noel

Chanticleer
Chanticleer 1
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8:00 AM: Sunday Baroque
with Suzanne Bona

10:00 AM: WGUC Christmas Special:
A Festival of 9 Lessons and Carols

12:01 PM: Robert Parsons:
Ave Maria

Septura
Naxos 573719
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12:06 PM: Christmas Music:
Medley

Emily Mitchell, harp
Albany 1438
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12:20 PM: Charles Gounod:
Ave Maria

Rolf Smedvig, trumpet
Telarc 80341
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12:23 PM: Johann Sebastian Bach:
Choral Variations on Vom Himmel hoch

Boston Symphony Orchestra
Seiji Ozawa, conductor
Philips 432092
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12:36 PM: Herbert Howells:
A Spotless Rose

Handel and Haydn Society Chorus
Grant Llewellyn, conductor
Avie 2078
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12:39 PM: Malcolm Arnold:
Commonwealth Christmas Overture

London Philharmonic Orchestra
Malcolm Arnold, conductor
Reference 48
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12:59 PM: William Mathias:
Bell Carol

Washington Chorus
Robert Shafer, conductor
William Neil, organ
Gothic 49235
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1:07 PM: Elizabeth Poston:
Jesus Christ the Apple Tree

Pro Arte Singers
Paul Hillier, conductor
Harmonia Mundi 3957233
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1:10 PM: Christmas Music:
Fum, Fum, Fum, Riu, Riu, Chiu, I Saw Three Ships

Isthmus Brass
John Stevens, conductor
Summit 610
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1:18 PM: Christmas Music:
I Wonder as I Wander, Jesus, Jesus, Rest Your Heard, Bring a Torch, Jeanette, Isabella

Utah Chamber Artists
Barlow Bradford, conductor
Clarion 928
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1:29 PM: Benjamin Britten:
Men of Goodwill Variations on A Christmas Carol

Minnesota Orchestra
Neville Marriner, conductor
EMI 49300
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1:39 PM: George Frideric Handel:
Messiah: Hallelujah Chorus

Eva Beneke, guitar
GSI 98010
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1:43 PM: George Frideric Handel:
Organ Concerto No. 9 "Hallelujah"

Paillard Chamber Orchestra
Marie-Claire Alain, organ
Boston Skyline 136
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2:01 PM: Traditional:
Suite of Carols

Arturo Delmoni, violin
John Marks 12
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2:06 PM: Traditional:
Christmas Medley

Monteverdi Choir
John Eliot Gardiner, conductor
Philips 462050
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2:16 PM: Peter Tchaikovsky:
The Nutcracker Ballet

New York Philharmonic
Leonard Bernstein, conductor
Sony 63162
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2:39 PM: Graham Lack:
This Ember Night

Voces8
Barnaby Smith, conductor
VCM 121
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2:46 PM: Philip Lane:
Old Christmas Music

Royal Ballet Sinfonia
Gavin Sutherland, conductor
Naxos 572744
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3:01 PM: Adam Saunders:
Fairytale Sleighride

Royal Ballet Sinfonia
Gavin Sutherland, conductor
Naxos 572744
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3:06 PM: Felix Mendelssohn:
6 Christmas Pieces

Munich Radio Symphony Orchestra
John Georgiadis, conductor
James Galway, flute
RCA 60736
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3:15 PM: Jay Livingston:
Silver Bells

The OK Factor
SELF PROD 438
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3:19 PM: William Henry Fry:
Santa Claus Symphony

Royal Scottish Orchestra
Tony Rowe, conductor
Naxos 559057
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3:47 PM: Jacques Offenbach:
Snowflake Ballet

Gulbenkian Orchestra
Michel Swierczewski, conductor
Nimbus 5303
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4:01 PM: Traditional:
The First Nowell

Crouch End Festival Chorus
Evan Jolly/Paul Bateman, conductor
Silva 6049
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4:06 PM: Traditional:
Christmas Medley

Copley Singers
Brian Jones, conductor
Christian Lane, organ
Gothic 49283
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4:29 PM: Carl Davis:
A Christmas Carol

Northern Ballet Theater Orchestra
John Pryce-Jones, conductor
Naxos 553495
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4:48 PM: Traditional:
The noble stem of Jesse

Choir of Clare College, Cambridge
John Rutter, conductor
London/Decca 425500
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4:50 PM: John Rutter:
Marys Lullaby

Choir of Clare College, Cambridge
John Rutter, conductor
London/Decca 425500
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4:54 PM: John Rutter:
Donkey Carol

Choir of Clare College, Cambridge
John Rutter, conductor
London/Decca 425500
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5:01 PM: Felix Bernard:
Winter Wonderland

Simon Mulligan, piano
Steinway and Sons 30053
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5:06 PM: Johann Sebastian Bach:
Cantata No. 42: Sinfonia

Accademia Bizantina
Ottavio Dantone, conductor
London/Decca 4782718
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5:13 PM: Cyril Mockridge:
Miracle on 34th Street: Suite

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
David Newman, conductor
Telarc 88801
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5:26 PM: Frederick Delius:
Sleigh Ride

Royal Scottish National Orchestra
David Lloyd-Jones, conductor
Naxos 557143
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5:32 PM: John Rutter:
Christmas Carol Medley

Ambrosian Singers
Vaughan Meakins, conductor
Intersound 2856
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5:52 PM: Alexander Glazunov:
Les Chanteurs de Noel

La Pieta
Angele Dubeau, conductor
Analekta 8730
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6:00 PM: Classics For Kids
Georges Bizet: Harmonic Texture in the Farandole

Produced by WGUC

6:06 PM: Performance Today Weekend
From American Public Media

8:00 PM: Sunday Baroque
with Suzanne Bona

10:00 PM: Pipedreams
From American Public Media

11:01 PM: Ralph Vaughan Williams:
Fantasia on Greensleeves

Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
DG 439152
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11:06 PM: Christmas Music:
Three Carols for Harp

Emily Mitchell, harp
RCA 61836
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11:14 PM: Traditional:
The Sussex Mummers Christmas Carol

Jeffrey Biegel, piano
Steinway and Sons 30005
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11:17 PM: Ottorino Respighi:
Three Botticelli Pictures: Adoration of the Magi

Chamber Orchestra of Lausanne
Jesus Lopez-Cobos, conductor
Telarc 80309
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11:27 PM: Christmas Music:
Christmas Medley

Vasari Singers
Jeremy Backhouse, conductor
Martin Ford, organ
Naxos 573030
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11:53 PM: Johann Sebastian Bach:
Jesu, Joy of Mans Desiring

Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Neville Marriner, conductor
EMI 66646
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