Classical Music

Hosted By Victor Forman, Kevin Doherty, Jennifer Reason

In your car, at work, or at home, enjoy CapRadio's relaxing and inspiring selection of classical music. Our daily playlists provide information on the pieces, performers and composers featured, plus links if you're interested in buying music.


Sunday, 6 a.m. – 8 a.m.
Monday – Friday, 6 a.m. – 7 p.m.
on Music Station

 We Get Support From:
Become a Supporter 
 We Get Support From:
Become a Supporter 

Friday, December 23, 2016 Permalink

Classical Music Playlist, December 23, 2016



6:00 a.m.
6:00 a.m.
TRADITIONAL: The Holly and the Ivy BUY King's College Choir, Cambridge; David Willcocks, conductor
EMI Classics 86122
6:03 a.m.
TRADITIONAL: The Cherry Tree Carol BUY King's College Choir, Cambridge; Philip Ledger, conductor
EMI Classics 86122
6:05 a.m.
TRADITIONAL: Rocking (Czech Carol) BUY King's College Choir, Cambridge; David Willcocks, conductor
London/Decca 448550
6:09 a.m.
Ralph Vaughan Williams: English Folk Song Suite BUY Royal Liverpool Philharmonic; Vernon Handley, conductor
EMI Classics 64114
6:21 a.m.
Domenico Cimarosa: THE FAKE LADY OF FRASCATANA: Overture BUY Czech Chamber Philharmonic Orchestra (Pardubice); Michael Halasz, conductor
Naxos 573459
6:30 a.m.
TRADITIONAL: Christmas Medley (1) BUY Philadelphia Orchestra; Eugene Ormandy, conductor Philadelphia Orchestra Chorus
RCA 6430
6:43 a.m.
Peter Warlock: Six English Tunes BUY London Festival Orchestra; Ross Pople, conductor
Arte Nova 378680
6:51 a.m.
George Friederich Handel: Concerto Grosso No. 3 in G major Opus 3/3 HWV 314 BUY Musicians of the Louvre; Marc Minkowski, conductor
Erato 94354
6:59 a.m.
TRADITIONAL: What Child Is This? BUY London Chamber Orchestra; Christopher Warren-Green, conductor
Sony Classical 98887
7:00 a.m.
7:06 a.m.
Wilhelm Stenhammar: Sentimental Romance No. 1 in A major Opus 28/1 BUY Royal Swedish Chamber Orchestra; Niklas Willen, conductor Tobias Ringborg, violin
Naxos 554287
7:14 a.m.
Giovanni Paisiello: Piano Concerto No. 5 in D major BUY Saint Cecilia Chamber Orchestra; Pietro Spada, conductor Pietro Spada, piano
Brilliant Classics 94224
7:28 a.m.
TRADITIONAL: Christmas Carols (III) BUY Synergy Brass Quintet
Radian Arts 207
7:36 a.m.
Johan Wagenaar: Cyrano de Bergerac Overture Opus 23 BUY Concertgebouw Orchestra; Riccardo Chailly, conductor
London/Decca 425833
7:51 a.m.
Rick Sowash: Variations on the Boar's Head Carol BUY Mirecourt Trio
Gasparo Records 254
7:59 a.m.
Baldassare Galuppi: Concerto a quattro No. 3 in D major BUY English Chamber Orchestra; Jose Luis Garcia, conductor
Claves 8306
8:00 a.m.
8:09 a.m.
Jaromir Weinberger: Schwanda the Bagpiper: Polka and Fugue BUY Cincinnati Pops; Erich Kunzel, conductor
Telarc 80115
8:19 a.m.
TRADITIONAL: Christmas Carols (I) BUY Synergy Brass Quintet
Radian Arts 207
8:28 a.m.
Ludwig Van Beethoven: Symphony No. 7: third movement in A major Opus 92 BUY Simon Bolivar Youth Orchestra; Gustavo Dudamel, conductor
Deutsche Grammophon B0006899
8:39 a.m.
Frederic Chopin: Andante Spianato and Grand Polonaise in G major/Eb major Opus 22 BUY Warsaw Philharmonic; Kazimierz Kord, conductor Garrick Ohlsson, piano
Arabesque 6702
8:54 a.m.
TRADITIONAL: It Came Upon A Midnight Clear BUY Danish National Vocal Ensemble; Michael Bojesen (mick-eye-YELL buh-YAY-zen), conductor Michala Petri, recorder
Our Recordings 220615
8:59 a.m.
Andrea Zani: Cello Concerto No. 7 in C major BUY Cologne Academy; Michael Alexander Willens, conductor Martin Rummel, cello
Capriccio Records 5145
9:00 a.m.
9:12 a.m.
TRADITIONAL: I Wonder As I Wander BUY Westminster Williamson Voices; James Jordan, conductor
Naxos 573715
9:16 a.m.
Engelbert Humperdinck: KONIGSKINDER: Overture (The Royal Children) BUY Czechoslovak RSO, Bratislava; Alfred Walter, conductor
Naxos 550146
9:25 a.m.
Georg Muffat: Chaconne in G major BUY Musica Antiqua Koln; Reinhardt Goebel, conductor
Deutsche Grammophon 453418
9:42 a.m.
Sasha Johnson Manning: The Manchester Carols (3) BUY Northern Chamber Orchestra; Richard Tanner, conductor The Manchester Carollers
Naxos 572469
9:55 a.m.
Ralph Blane; Hugh Martin (Lyrics): Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas BUY Eaken Piano Trio
Naxos 554099
10:00 a.m.
10:00 a.m.
Luigi Cherubini: DEMOPHOON: Overture BUY Saint Cecilia Orchestra; Myung Whun Chung, conductor
Deutsche Grammophon 471566
10:07 a.m.
TRADITIONAL: Home For The Holidays (Christmas Medley 1) BUY Cincinnati Pops; John Morris Russell, conductor May Festival Chorus; ...and other soloists
Fanfare Cincinnati 1
10:33 a.m.
Federico Moreno Torroba: Images (Estampas) BUY Minneapolis Guitar Quartet
Albany Records 339
10:48 a.m.
TRADITIONAL: Many Moods of Christmas (Suite No. 2) BUY Atlanta Symphony Orchestra; Robert Shaw, conductor Atlanta Symphony Chorus
Telarc 80087
11:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m.
Tomaso Albinoni: Sonata a cinque in D major Opus 2/5 BUY I Musici
Philips 432115
11:10 a.m.
TRADITIONAL: Music for the Season (Medley of Christmas Carols) BUY Newstead Trio
Prince 9812
11:28 a.m.
Aaron Copland: El Salon Mexico BUY Detroit Symphony Orchestra; Antal Dorati, conductor
London/Decca 466909
11:39 a.m.
TRADITIONAL: Christmas with the Academy (Suite No. 2) BUY Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields; Neville Marriner, conductor Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields Chorus
Philips 442141
12:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m.
Franz Joseph Haydn: Piano Concerto No. 7 in F major HOB 18 BUY RIAS Sinfonietta; Erno Sebestyen, conductor Malcolm Frager, piano
Koch 316013
12:13 p.m.
TRADITIONAL: Christmas Time Is Here (Holiday Medley) BUY Canadian Brass
Steinway & Sons 30027
12:25 p.m.
Maurice Ravel: Le tombeau de Couperin (The tomb of Couperin) BUY Chicago Symphony Orchestra; Georg Solti, conductor
London/Decca 400051
12:41 p.m.
Arnold Bax: Christmas Eve BUY London Philharmonic Orchestra; Bryden Thomson, conductor
Chandos 9168
1:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m.
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: MARRIAGE OF FIGARO Overture K 492 BUY Scottish Chamber Orchestra; Charles Mackerras, conductor
Telarc 80449
1:05 p.m.
Joan Morris & William Bolcum: Neighbors, On This Frosty Tide BUY Volti; Dawn Harms, conductor Steven Bailey, piano
Pentatone 5186537
1:08 p.m.
Felix Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 3 "Scottish" in A minor Opus 56 BUY London Philharmonic Orchestra; Semyon Bychkov, conductor
Philips 420211
1:49 p.m.
TRADITIONAL: Christmas with the Dale Warland Singers (Medley I) BUY The Dale Warland Singers; Dale Warland, conductor
Gothic 49208
2:00 p.m.
2:02 p.m.
Igor Stravinsky: Scherzo a la Russe BUY Danish Radio Symphony Orchestra; Dmitri Kitayenko, conductor
Chandos 9198
2:07 p.m.
TRADITIONAL: Christmas with James Galway (medley) BUY Munich Radio Orchestra; John Georgiadis, conductor James Galway, flute; Regensburg Cathedral Choir [Regensburger Domspatzen]
RCA 60736
2:28 p.m.
Muzio Clementi: Symphony No. 2 in D major BUY Philharmonia Orchestra; Francesco d'Avalos, conductor
ASV 247
2:52 p.m.
Steven Sametz: Noel Canon BUY Chanticleer
Teldec 94563
2:54 p.m.
TRADITIONAL: In Dulci Jubilo BUY Chanticleer Chanticleer
Teldec 94563
2:57 p.m.
TRADITIONAL: Noel Nouvolet..Sing We now of Christmas BUY Chanticleer Matthew Oltman, tenor
Teldec 85555
3:00 p.m.
3:01 p.m.
George Phillip Telemann: Oboe Concerto in D major BUY Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields; Iona Brown, conductor Heinz Holliger, oboe
Philips 412879
3:11 p.m.
Leroy Anderson: Sleigh Ride BUY Giovanni DeChiaro, guitar
Centaur Records 2262
3:18 p.m.
Carl Maria Von Weber: Symphony No. 1 in C major Opus 19 BUY Tapiola Sinfonietta; Jean Jacques Kantorow, conductor
Bis 1620
3:41 p.m.
John Rutter: Brother Heinrich's Christmas BUY London Sinfonia; John Rutter, conductor Cambridge Singers; Brian Kay, narrator
Collegium Records 115
4:00 p.m.
4:02 p.m.
Emmanuel Chabrier: Bourree Fantasque BUY L'Orchestre de la Suisse Romande; Neeme Jarvi, conductor
Chandos 5122
4:09 p.m.
George Friederich Handel: Messiah: Hallelujah Chorus BUY Chicago Symphony Orchestra; Georg Solti, conductor Chicago Symphony Chorus
London/Decca 417449
4:14 p.m.
Ferde Grofe: Grand Canyon Suite: On the trail BUY Seattle Symphony; Gerard Schwarz, conductor
Delos 3104
4:22 p.m.
TRADITIONAL: Carols of the Nativity Suite BUY University of British Columbia Singers; Bruce Pullan, conductor
Centredisques 15509
4:42 p.m.
Franz Joseph Haydn: Symphony No. 94 "Surprise" III Menuetto: Allegro molto in G major BUY Philharmonia Hungarica; Antal Dorati, conductor Mstislav Rostropovich, cello
London/Decca 4781480
4:49 p.m.
TRADITIONAL: Echoes of Christmas Past (carol medley two) BUY Arion Jennifer Graf, soprano; and friends
Jennifer Graf 2009

For information not listed here, please visit Overnight and Weekend Classical Music

More From Classical Music