A New Yorker's Christmas with Nimet Habachy

Airs at 9 pm Dec. 24 and 6 am and 10 pm Dec. 25 on WQXR.

Tuesday, December 24, 2013

One of the great WQXR traditions: Host Nimet Habachy's reflections on Christmas in New York.

Program details:

Traditional: "Carol of the Bells," The New York Philharmonic; Leonard Bernstein, conductor (Sony SFK 63303).

Traditional: "O Come all ye Faithful," The Mormon Tabernacle Choir; Columbia Brass And Percussion Ensemble (CBS MK 37206).

Leroy Anderson: "Sleigh Ride," Boston Pops Orchestra; Arthur Fiedler, conductor (RCA AGL 1 3436).

Les Petits Chanteurs de Versailles: "La Legende de Saint Nicola," Christmas In France; Jacques Metehen, conductor. (Capitol of the World T-10108).

Meredith Willson: "That Man Over There is Santa Claus," Here’s Love (COL KOS 2400).

Katherine K. Davis: "Little Drummer Boy," The Mormon Tabernacle Choir; Columbia Brass And Percussion Ensemble (CBS MK 37206).

Victor Herbert: "March of the Toys,"  Babes in Toyland (COL MS 6474).

Handel: "For Unto Us," Messiah, The Mormon Tabernacle Choir; Columbia Brass And Percussion Ensemble (CBS MK 37206).

Traditional: "Silent Night," The Mormon Tabernacle Choir; Columbia Brass And Percussion Ensemble (CBS MK 37206).

Irving Berlin: "Yule Tide Park Avenue," Call me Mister (CSP X 14877).

Tchaikovsky: "Miniature Overture," Nutcracker, Cleveland Orchestra; Lorin Maazel, conductor (Telarc 10068).

Traditional: "O Tannenbaum," The Mormon Tabernacle Choir; Columbia Brass And Percussion Ensemble (CBS MK 37206).

Traditional: "There’s a Star in the East on Christmas Morn."

Traditional: "La Virgen Lava Panales," The New York Philharmonic; Leonard Bernstein, conductor (Sony SFK 63303).

Traditional: "Patapan," The New York Philharmonic; Leonard Bernstein, conductor (Sony SFK 63303).

Traditional: "O Holy Night," Joan Sutherland (London 421 095 – 2).

"Russian Liturgy."

"Once in Royal David’s City" (CP 40056).

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