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Christmas Classical

By Gramophone Magazine

Hand-picked by Gramophone, here is the perfect musical accompaniment to the festive season.

50 songs

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    Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248 / Part One - For The First Day Of Christmas: No.1 Chorus: "Jauchzet, frohlocket"Johann Sebastian Bach , The Monteverdi Choir , English Baroque Soloists , John Eliot GardinerBach: Christmas Oratorio - Weihnachtsoratorium
    7:410:30
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    1. Larghetto - Allegro e forte - (Larghetto)Johann Melchior Molter , Trevor Pinnock , The English ConcertChristmas Concertos
    4:510:30
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    Audite principes a 16, C 123 - Transc. Denis Arnold/Edited for performance John Eliot GardinerGiovanni Gabrieli , Philip Jones Wind Ensemble , The Monteverdi Choir , John Eliot GardinerMonteverdi: Vespro della Beata Vergine, 1610, etc. (2 CDs)
    7:030:30
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    Magnificat anima mea Dominum (Radomski)Early Music New YorkA Bohemian Christmas
    6:570:30
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    Corelli / Arr. Wright: Concerto Grosso in G Minor, Op. 6 No. 8 'Christmas Concerto': II. AllegroArcangelo Corelli , Alison Balsom , Pavlo Beznosiuk , Academy of Ancient MusicJubilo - Fasch, Corelli, Torelli & Bach
    2:220:30
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    When Icicles Hang: IV. Blow, blow, thou winter windJohn Rutter , Duke Dobing , Nicholas Wilson , The Cambridge Singers , City of London SinfoniaRutter: Fancies
    3:500:30
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    Czaldy waldy (Czech, late 14th century)Early Music New YorkA Bohemian Christmas
    2:590:30
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    2:450:30
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    Bethlehem DownPeter Warlock , Voces8Christmas
    4:340:30
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    O Magnum MysteriumFrancis Poulenc , Voces8Christmas
    2:570:30
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    Delius: 3 Small Tone Poems for Orchestra, RT VI/7: II. Sleigh Ride (Winter Night)Frederick Delius , Richard Hickox , Northern Sinfonia Of EnglandDelius: Orchestral Works
    5:090:30
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    Hodie - A Christmas Cantata: XIV. The March of the Three Kings: From kingdoms of wisdom -Ralph Vaughan Williams , Dame Janet Baker , Sir David Willcocks , London Symphony OrchestraVaughan Williams Hodie
    7:460:30

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