Various Artists

The 99 Most Essential Christmas Masterpieces [Amazon Exclusive]

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Another very affordable download playlist from X5 Music Group, this holiday set features selections from the Nutcracker ballet, Handel's Messiah, and Bach's Brandenburg Concertos along with dozens of traditional carols and seasonal hymns, and at almost six hours in length, it makes the perfect backdrop soundtrack for a Christmas gathering.

Track Listing

Title/Composer Performer Time Stream
1 7:17
2 4:14 Amazon
3 1:54 Amazon
4 2:53
5 3:51
Work(s)
6 16:30
7 4:14
8 3:10 Amazon
The Nutcracker, Op. 71a
9 1:42
10 3:31
11 2:27
12 4:22
13 4:03
14 6:44
15 3:50
16 5:01
17 1:13
18 3:28
19 1:03
20 1:09
21 2:22
22 2:35
23 7:21
24 2:14
25 1:28
26 3:38
27 2:48
28 4:53
29 4:25
30 5:49
Cantata, BWV 147, 'Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben'
31 5:48
32 5:10 Amazon
Suite No. 3 in D Major for Orchestra, BWV 1068
33 4:27
34 3:14 Amazon
The Four Seasons (Le quattro stagioni), Op. 8 - Violin Concerto No. 4 in F Minor, RV 297, 'Winter' (L'inverno)
35 2:01
36 2:58 Amazon
37 5:58
L'Enfance du Christ,
38 5:17
39 5:41
40 2:39 Amazon
Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248
41 4:49
42 1:11
43 1:22 Amazon
44 3:06
45 1:11
46 2:41
The Seasons, Op. 37a
47 2:57 Amazon
48 3:28
49 3:11 Amazon
Cantata BWV 208, 'Was mir behagt, ist nur die muntre Jagd!'
50 4:35
Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 in G Major, BWV 1048
51 6:40
52 1:12 Amazon
53 3:20
Children's Album, Op. 39
54 0:51 Amazon
55 3:54
Magnificat, BWV 243
56 2:58
57 2:16
58 4:01
59 0:51
Canon in D Major
60 4:48
61 3:26
Children's Corner, L 113
62 2:36
Concerto Grosso No. 8 in G Minor, Op. 6, 'Christmas Concerto'
63 1:24 Amazon
64 2:33 Amazon
65 3:32 Amazon
66 1:06 Amazon
67 2:20 Amazon
68 5:14 Amazon
69 4:41
70 2:08
The Messiah, HWV 56
71 3:22
72 3:49 Amazon
73 4:18 Amazon
74 3:32
75 3:04
Litaniae de Beata Maria Virgine (Lauretanae), K. 109
76 2:06
77 2:50
Concerto Grosso in C Major, Op. 3/12, 'Christmas Concerto'
78 3:57 Amazon
79 2:48 Amazon
80 2:04 Amazon
81 3:03
82 4:27
83 2:18
84 3:07 Amazon
St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244
85 4:04
86 3:34
Mass in B Minor, BWV 232
87 4:33
88 4:22
89 3:38
90 1:59 Amazon
Work(s)
91 9:42
Gloria in D Major, RV 589
92 2:22
Coronation Mass in C Major, K. 317
93 3:46
94 3:15
Harmonia Pastoralis - Christmas Mass in F Major
95 4:25
96 2:16 Amazon
97 3:30 Amazon
98 3:02
99 5:38
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