- Archival performances by that perennial holiday favorite, the Canadian
Brass, plus the venerable Brentano String Quartet offering a joyous arrangement
of "The 12 Days of Christmas."
- Solo piano versions of holiday chestnuts performed by Barbara Carroll,
Garah Landes, and Shahan Arzruni.
- Some wildly contemporary takes on holiday favorites by the California Ear
Unit, the Paul Winter Consort, and others.
- Vocal renditions of traditional carols sung by tenor Robert White ("Oh Little
Town of Bethlehem") and Jean Redpath ("Baloo La Loo").
- Part I of Handel's Messiah, performed by William Christie and Les Arts
Florissants (Harmonia Mundi).
- We're also reminded that Christmas is a season for group singing, with performances
by the Gregg Smith Singers and Baltimore Consort, among other vocal ensembles.
- And much, much more...