December 2009
Audio Listen to the program

Stephen Paulus: The Ship Carol
Scott Ethier: A Mother's Carol
Peter Hilliard: Christ's Nativity
Libby Larsen: Beautiful Star
James Pierpont: Jingle Bells
Traditional, arr. Leland Sateren: When Christmas Morn is Dawning
Richard Rodney Bennett: My Dancing Day
Robert Wetzler: Noel, my Jesus
Traditional: Ya viene el Niñito
Diego Luzuriaga: El Nino de los Andes: Selections
Conrad Susa: A Christmas Garland
Dominick Argento: Gloria

December 2008
Audio Listen

Traditional, arr. Mack Wilberg: I Saw Three Ships
Mitchell Southall: In Silent Night
Matthew Brown: Sweet Was the Song
J.A.P. Schulz, arr. Paul Brandvik: Thy Little Ones, Dear Lord Gustaf Nordqvist: Jul, Jul, Strålande Jul Michael Praetorius, arr. James Sutcliffe: Lo, How a Rose e're Blooming Conrad Susa: Love-Song Serenade (selections)
Stephen Main: The Darkest Midnight in December
Mykola Leontovich: Carol of the Bells
Traditional, arr. Stephen Mager: Carol of the Birds
Traditional, arr. Healey Willan: What is This Lovely Fragrance?
Paul Lohman: What Child
Handel: Hallelujah Chorus

December 2007
Audio Listen

Stephen Paulus: Welcome All Wonders
John Rommereim: Calm on the Listening Ear of Night
Conrad Susa: Carols and Lullabies: Christmas in the Southwest
Vincent Persichetti: Winter Cantata: So Deep
Traditional: Bring a Torch, Jeannette, Isabelle (arr. Stephen Mager)
Mark Sirett: Thou Shalt Know Him
Spiritual: Rise Up, Shepherd, and Follow arr. Leo Nestor
Edmund Walters: Little Camel Boy
Diego Luzuriaga: Un Nacimiento (Nativity Scene)
Traditional:The Twelve Days of Christmas (arr. Rutter)

December 2006
Audio Listen

Simon Preston: I Saw Three Ships
Richard Rodney Bennett: Puer Nobis; Nowel
Mátyás Seiber: Patapan
Jocelyn Hagen: See Amid the Winter Snow
Paul Gibson: It Fell upon the High Midnight
Harold Darke: In the Bleak Midwinter
Bax: I Sing of a Maiden That Is Makeless
Stephen Jackson: Noël Nouvelet
Richard Rodney Bennett: The Mulberry Garden (from Seven Country Dances)
Richard Rodney Bennett: Five Carols
John Rutter: Here We Come A-Wassailing; Away in a Manger; Joy to the World
Handel: Hallelujah Chorus

December 2005
Audio Listen

Trad., arr. Dan Kallman: Infant Holy, Infant Lowly
Eric Whitacre: Lux Aurumque
Undine Smith Moore: Glory to God
R. Nathaniel Dett: Listen to the Lambs
Trad., arr. Robert Buckley Farlee: The Friendly Beasts
Trad., arr. Jack Halloran: Christmas Is A-Comin’
Trad., arr. Randall Davidson: Christ Was Born on Christmas Day
Keith Bradshaw: Soft, the Light
James Sclater: The Piping Carol
Trad., arr Stephen Paulus: O Little Town of Bethlehem
Kirkpatrick, arr. Bradley Ellingboe: Away in a Manger
Trad., arr. Chester Alwes: Ding Dong Merrily
Trad., arr Conrad Susa: Fum Fum Fum
Stephen Paulus: Make We Merry
Morten Lauridsen: O Magnum Mysterium
Trad., arr. Steve Barnett: Go Tell It on the Mountain

December 2004

Audio Listen

Trad., arr. Mack Wilberg: I Saw Three Ships
Stephen Paulus: Make We Merry
Craig Carnahan: The Hills Are Bare at Bethlehem
Healey Willan: The Three Kings
Conrad Susa: Fum, Fum, Fum!
Libby Larsen: In a Winter Garden: Cut the Flowers
Leo Nestor: I Wonder as I Wander
Thomas Fielding: Behold the Dark and Bitter Night
Cary John Franklin: A Carol
Trad., arr. Parker/ Shaw: Masters in this Hall
Alan Higbee: In the Bleak Midwinter
Mark Sirett: In Night’s Dim Shadows Lying; Thou Shalt Know Him
Trad., arr. Philip Brunelle: It Came Upon the Midnight Clear

December 2003
Audio Listen

Benjamin Britten: A Ceremony of Carols: Wolcum Yole!
Rutland Boughton: The Holly and the Ivy
Peter Cornelius: Christmas Song
Bob Chilcott: The Shepherd's Carol
Jonathan Dove: The Three Kings
Ian Kellam: Make We Merry
Franz Biebl: Ave Maria
Alice Tegner: Betlehems stjärna
John Phillips: Allons ouïr, sur nos têtes
Joan Griffith: Sweet Noël
Brian Holmes: The Shepherd and the King
Paul Lohman: Angels Heard on High (sic)
Mary Lynn Place: Badarak Brightest and Best
Dan Kantor: Night of Silence
Lowell Mason: Joy to the World
Naji Hakim: Ding Dong! Merrily on High

December 2002
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