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L'enfance du Christ: Shepherd's Farewell

Hector Berlioz
From festive brass to carols and more, we have the soundtrack to your holiday season streaming live at KDFC.com and on our free Apple and Android apps

Monday December 9th 2019

Title Composer Performers Record Co.
Catalog No.
Buy CD
4:37 am L'enfance du Christ: Shepherd's Farewell Hector Berlioz Tanglewood Festival Chorus
Keith Lockhart / Boston Pops Orchestra
Sony
741222
Buy
4:35 am Child In A Manger John Rutter John Rutter / Clare College Choir and Orchestra Decca
458 792
Buy
4:32 am Hansel and Gretel: Evening Prayer Engelbert Humperdinck JoAnn Faletta / Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra BPO Buy
4:28 am Panis angelicus Cesar Franck Juan Diego Florez, tenor
Michele Mariotti / Orchestra del Teatro Comunale de Bologne
Decca
14875
Buy
4:27 am O Tannenbaum Traditional Uwe Christian Harrer / Vienna Boys Choir Decca
468503
Buy
4:23 am Noe! Noe! Brossard de Montancy Richard Elliott, organ
Craig Jessop / Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square
MTC
70071
Buy
4:20 am The Chipmunk Song Ross Bagdasarian Paul Juutilainen / Northern Lights Orchestra WS Classics
5
Buy
4:17 am Villancico de Navidad Augustin Barrios John Williams, guitar
Augustin Barrios
KDFC Buy
4:13 am Once in Royal David's City Henry Gauntlett Boys of St. Paul's Choir School, Harvard Square Decca
2096902
Buy
4:11 am Joy to the World George Frideric Handel Schola Cantorum of Boston; Brown University Chorus
Joel Cohen / Boston Camerata
Erato
92874
Buy
4:08 am El Noi de la Mare Traditional Les Petits Chanteurs du Mont-Royal Analekta
23088
Buy
4:06 am As with Gladness Men of Old Conrad Kocher Richard Marlow / Choir of Trinity College, Cambridge GMN
118
Buy
4:01 am We Three Kings John Hopkins Andrew Parrott / Taverner Consort, Choir and Players EMI
54902
Buy
3:59 am Rejoice and Be Merry John Rutter Farnham Youth Choir; Cambridge Singers
John Rutter / Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Collegium
133
Buy
3:57 am The Hosts of Angels Heinrich Schutz Frieder Bernius / Stuttgart Chamber Choir, Musica Fiata Sony
87771
Buy
3:55 am Fetes de Noel (Svyatki) Op 41/3 Sergei Lyapunov Jeffrey Biegel, piano Steinway
30005
Buy
3:53 am Ding Ding Merrily on High Charles Wood Patrick Dupre Quigley / Seraphic Fire SFM Buy
3:51 am Ya viene la vieja Traditional Musicians of Melodious Accord Melodious Accord
1006
Buy
3:46 am O Nata Lux Morten Lauridsen Noel Edison / Elora Festival Singers Naxos
8.559304
Buy
3:43 am Hodie Christus natus est Jan Sweelinck John Rutter / Bach Choir Decca
16092
Buy
3:40 am O Holy Night Adolphe Adam Tetra String Quartet Tetra Buy
3:38 am Herald Angels Dr. Arnold Rose Ensemble Rose
9
Buy
3:34 am O Little Town of Bethlehem Traditional Harry Christophers / Handel and Haydn Society Coro
16117
Buy
3:31 am Silent Night Franz Gruber Chanticleer Teldec
94563
Buy
3:29 am Boston William Billings Joel Cohen / Boston Camerata Erato
92874
Buy
3:26 am March of the little leaden soldiers Op 14/6 Gabriel Pierne Charles Groves / Philharmonia Orchestra Denon
73674
Buy
3:22 am Hark the Herald Angels Sing Felix Mendelssohn Choir of King's College, Cambridge Warner
546252
Buy
3:20 am Dormi, dormi, O Bel Bambin Anonymous Paul Hillier / Ars Nova Copenhagen Harmonia Mundi
807565
Buy
3:17 am Noel nouvelet Traditional French King's Singers Signum
502
Buy
3:14 am Children, Go Where I Send Thee Traditional San Francisco Girls Chorus SFGC
301
Buy
3:11 am Nutcracker: Overture Peter Tchaikovsky Valery Gergiev / Kirov Orchestra Philips
462114
Buy
3:08 am While shepherds watched their flocks by night Christopher Tye Edward Higginbottom / Choir of New College, Oxford Erato
24468
Buy
3:04 am Nativity Carol John Rutter The Dmitri Ensemble
Graham Ross / Choir of Clare College, Cambridge
Harmonia Mundi
907615
Buy
3:02 am Susanni Traditional German Dale Warland Singers Gothic
49208
Buy
2:59 am E la don don Anonymous Catalan Joel Cohen / Boston Camerata Nonesuch
79134
Buy
2:58 am God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen Traditional Canadian Brass Opening Day
7388
Buy
2:55 am A Christmas Carol Charles Ives Chanticleer Teldec
94563
Buy
2:54 am It Came Upon the Midnight Clear Richard Willis Robert Shaw / Robert Shaw Chorale RCA
6429
Buy
2:46 am The Skaters Waltz Op 183 Emile Waldteufel Sir Neville Marriner / Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields Philips
422050
Buy
2:43 am The Holy Boy (A Carol of the Nativity) John Ireland Richard Hickox / London Symphony Orchestra Chandos
8879
Buy
2:40 am In dulci jubilo Michael Praetorius Peter Harrison, organ; David Miller, theorbo
Graham Ross / Choir of Clare College, Cambridge
Harmonia Mundi
907615
Buy
2:37 am What Sweet Fragrance Traditional Julianne Baird, soprano
Aulos Ensemble
Centaur
2831
Buy
2:34 am Mary's Lullaby John Rutter John Rutter / Clare College Choir and Orchestra Decca
458 792
Buy
2:31 am Wassail Song Ralph Vaughan Williams Paul Spicer / Finzi Singers Chandos
9425
Buy
2:29 am Sleigh Ride Leroy Anderson Extol Handbell Choir Gloria Dei Cantores
54
Buy
2:25 am Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas Blane-Martin Paul Juutilainen / Northern Lights Orchestra WS Classics
5
Buy
2:22 am Merry Christmas Everywhere Karl Neuner Vienna Boys Choir
Gerald Wirth / Schubert-Akademie
DG
002369202
Buy
2:20 am Gloria in D Antonio Vivaldi The Priests
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
RCA
759825
Buy
2:17 am Spread Your Wings Traditional Anne Sofie von Otter, mezzo-soprano DG
459 685
Buy
2:13 am O Come All Ye Faithful Victor Hely-Hutchinson Gavin Sutherland / City of Prague Symphony Orchestra Naxos
8.557099
Buy
2:10 am Es ist ein Ros entsprungen Michael Praetorius Jos van Veldhoven / Netherlands Bach Society Channel Classics
15198
Buy
2:07 am Magnificat Johann Sebastian Bach Helmuth Rilling / Stuttgart Bach Collegium Sony
87771
Buy
2:04 am All my heart this night rejoices J.G. Ebeling John Rutter / Cambridge Singers and Orchestra Collegium
503
Buy
2:00 am Messiah: For Unto us a Child is Born George Frideric Handel Choir of Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford
Christopher Hogwood / Academy of Ancient Music
LOiseau
430488
Buy
1:59 am Patapan Traditional Anna Maria Mendieta, harp
Santa Fe Desert Chorale
Clarion
926
Buy
1:56 am Born on a New Day John David King's Singers Signum
502
Buy
1:55 am Joseph Dearest, Joseph Mine Traditional German Richard Westenburg / Musica Sacra DG
445766
Buy
1:52 am Gloucestershire Wassail Anonymous Julianne Baird, soprano
Aulos Ensemble
Music Masters
67119
Buy
1:48 am Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer Johnny Marks Hampton String Quartet Mona Lisa
11
Buy
1:46 am Sing a Joyful Song of Christmas Ronald Kauffman Vienna Choir Boys Koch
7584
Buy
1:42 am Bells of Christmas Medley Michael Davis Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square MTC
70071
Buy
1:39 am He is Born, the Divine Infant Anonymous Chanticleer Chanticleer
8803
Buy
1:37 am Rocking Roderick Elms Joyful Company of Singers
Stephen Bell / Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Naxos
8.570793
Buy
1:33 am In the Bleak Midwinter Gustav Holst Paul Hillier / Theatre of Voices Harmonia Mundi
907079
Buy
1:31 am Maria Durch Ein Dornwald Ging Anonymous Eva Beneke, guitar; Moni Simeonov, violin GSI
N/A
Buy
1:27 am Ave Maria Giulio Caccini Vittorio Grigolo, tenor; Sistine Chapel Choir
Fabio Cerroni / Rome Sinfonietta
Sony
545683
Buy
1:24 am Karolju: Spanish Christopher Rouse Philharmonia Chorus
David Zinman / BBC Symphony Orchestra
Sony
741222
Buy
1:21 am The Holly and the Ivy Traditional The Sixteen Back Door Buy
1:19 am Away in a manger W.J. Kirkpatrick John Rutter / Cambridge Singers and Orchestra Collegium
503
Buy
1:15 am Symphonie des noels #5 - Allegro (Noel Suisse) in d Michel Corrette Arion Early-music.com
7768
Buy
1:12 am Jubilate Deo Giovanni Gabrieli Berlin Philharmonic Brass, Canadian Brass CBS
39035
Buy
1:10 am Winter Wonderland Smith and Malucelli San Francisco Symphony Chorus Naxos
8570363
Buy
1:06 am While Shepherds Watched Daniel Read Paul Hillier / Theatre of Voices Valley
15024
Buy
1:03 am Gabriel's Message Traditional Uppsala Musikklasser Naxos
8570363
Buy
1:01 am The Sussex Mummers' Carol Percy Grainger Stephen Layton / Polyphony Hyperion
66793
Buy
12:57 am White Christmas Irving Berlin Paul Juutilainen / Northern Lights Orchestra WS Classics
5
Buy
12:54 am Shepherd's Pipe Carol John Rutter Toronto Childrens Choir
Jean Ashworth Bartle / Toronto Symphony
Naxos
8.557715
Buy
12:52 am Barn Jesus i en krybbe la Niels Gade Paul Hillier / Ars Nova Copenhagen Harmonia Mundi
807565
Buy
12:48 am Ave Maria Charles Gounod The DePue Brothers Band Beat the Drum
888295014366
Buy
12:46 am Once As I Remember Traditional Sir John Eliot Gardiner / Monteverdi Choir Philips
462050
Buy
12:42 am Sanctus Johann Pachelbel Libera Sony
741222
Buy
12:41 am Joy to the World George Frideric Handel Raymond Johnston, organ
Donald Hunt / Worcester Cathedral Choir
Naxos
550589
Buy
12:39 am Angelus ad Virginem Anonymous Emily Mitchell, harp Albany
1521
Buy
12:36 am The Colors of Christmas John Rutter Bach Choir; Gerald Finley, baritone
John Rutter / Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Decca
16092
Buy
12:33 am Little Drummer Boy - Peace on Earth Traditional The Priests RCA
75729
Buy
12:29 am Bring a Torch, Jeanette, Isabella Traditional Lisa Edwards, piano
Grant Gershon / Los Angeles Master Chorale
LAMC Live
892118254-3
Buy
12:27 am The Hosts of Angels Heinrich Schutz Frieder Bernius / Stuttgart Chamber Choir, Musica Fiata Sony
87771
Buy
12:24 am Puer natus est Plainchant Paul Hillier / Ars Nova Copenhagen Harmonia Mundi
807565
Buy
12:20 am Mille Cherubini in Coro Franz Schubert Luciano Pavarotti, tenor
Kurt Adler / National Philharmonic Orchestra
Decca
468503
Buy
12:18 am Ding Dong! Merrily on High Kirke Mechem Stephen M. Sano / Stanford University Chamber Chorale and Orchestra Arsis
403
Buy
12:14 am Awake, and join the cheerful choir Traditional English Andrew Lawrence-King, baroque harp
Anonymous 4
Harmonia Mundi
907325
Buy
12:12 am Gaudete (Rejoice) Traditional Farnham Youth Choir; Cambridge Singers
John Rutter / Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Collegium
133
Buy
12:09 am Silent Night Franz Gruber Crouch End Festival Chorus
Paul Bateman / City of Prague Philharmonic
Silva
6049
Buy
12:05 am Babes in Toyland: March of the Toys Victor Herbert Leonard Slatkin / Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra RCA
60778
Buy
12:03 am Boston William Billings Joel Cohen / Boston Camerata Erato
92874
Buy
12:02 am 'Twas in the moon of winter time Traditional Canadian John Rutter / Cambridge Singers Collegium
111
Buy