Christmas Without Words

If I could transform the holiday season (steamy mugs of hot cocoa; arms cocooned by wooly sweaters; twinkling white lights against a dark winter sky) into music, it would sound something like this.

Whether you’re studying for finals, reading a great book, or you need to unwind after a long day of holiday shopping – cozy up with over two hours of Christmas/holiday songs without words.

1.) Here We Come A-Wassailing / Bottom of the Punch Bowl (Bonnie Rideout)

2.) O Come, O Come, Emmanuel (Steven Sharp Nelson)

3.) Carol of the Bells (The Regency Singers & Orchestra)

4.) There’s Always Tomorrow (Decca Concert Orchestra)

5.) A Charlie Brown Christmas (Vince Guaraldi Trio)

6.) The Carol of the Bells (Boccherini Guitar Quartet)

7.) The Nutcracker: Arabian Dance (Mike Marshall)

8.) Christmas Waltz (Oscar Peterson)

9.) Cello Suite No. 1, 1. Prelude (Bach)

10.) The Nutcracker, Op. 71 – 14. Pas De Deux (Tchaikovsky)

11.) Harry in Winter (John Williams)

12.) The Nutcracker, Op. 71 – Dance of the Candy Fairy (Tchaikovsky)

13.) The Wexford Carol (West Edge String Quartet)

14.) It Came Upon a Midnight Clear (Jim Brickman)

15.) Suite Bergamasque, L. 75: III. Clair de Lune (Debussy)

16.) God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen (Greg Poree)

17.) Le Carnaval des Animaux: Aquarium (Camille Saint-Saƫns)

18.) Skating (Vince Guaraldi Trio)

19.) Sleigh Ride (Duke Peterson)

20.) Greensleeves (Traditional)

21.) The Nutcracker, Op. 71 – 5. Scene and The Grandfather Dance (Tchaikovsky)

22.) Lara’s Theme, from Doctor Zhivago (The MGM Studio Orchestra)

23.) Classical Christmas (Lynyrd Skynyrd)

24.) Main Title from Home Alone (Somewhere in My Memory) (John Williams)

25.) My Favorite Things (Yo-Yo Ma & Chris Botti)

26.) Kiss Goodbye, from The Holiday (Hans Zimmer)

27. Glasgow Love Theme, from Love Actually (Craig Armstrong)

28.) Bagatelle in A Minor, “Fur Elise” (Beethoven)

29.) Silent Night (West Edge String Quartet)

30.) Sing, We Now of Christmas (Brian Dunning and Jeff Johnson)

31.) The Four Seasons, Concerto 4: L’Inverno/Winter: Largo (Vivaldi)

32.) Christmas at Hogwarts (John Williams)


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