Classical Christmas Countdown

Updated: May 10


Christmas wreath with a bright red ribbon, against a brick wall

This post is where you'll find all the music featured in our FREE Classical Christmas Countdown Advent Calendar. Download here!


  • Day 1: The Forest of Wild Thyme: Christmas Overture - Coleridge-Taylor

  • Day 2: Shepherd's Pipe Carol - Rutter

  • Day 3: Kyrie eleison "Trois anges sont venus ce soir" - Holmès

  • Day 4: The Seasons: December: Christmas - Tchaikovsky

  • Day 5: Bethlehem Down - Warlock

  • Day 6: Messiah: For unto us a child is born - Handel

  • Day 7: Winterlust, Polka schnell - Strauss

  • Day 8: L'enfance du Christ: Ô mon cher fils - Berlioz

  • Day 9: In the Bleak Midwinter - Holst

  • Day 10: Das Christ-Elflein: Act I: Ouverture - Pfitzner

  • Day 11: Children's Corner: The Snow is Dancing - Debussy

  • Day 12: Maria Wiegenlied - Reger

  • Day 13: Symphony No. 2 - Penderecki

  • Day 14: Oratorio de Noël: Prelude - Saint-Saëns

  • Day 15: Weinachtsoratorium: Frohe Hirten, eilt, ach eilet - Bach

  • Day 16: Ceremony of Carols: In freezing winter night - Britten

  • Day 17: Der Stern von Bethlehem: Gotteskind, wir beten dich an - Rheinberger

  • Day 18: Noël sur les instruments: Vous qui desirez sans fin - Charpentier

  • Day 19: In terra pax, Christmas Scene - Finzi

  • Day 20: Christmas Lullaby - Pärt

  • Day 21: Song for Snow - Price

  • Day 22: El niño: The Christmas Star - Adams

  • Day 23: Amahl and the Night Visitors: Shepherds, Arise! - Menotti

  • Day 24: Christmas Eve: Suite - Rimsky-Korsakov



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