Christmas Classics

Classical music has been an important part of Christmas tradition for a very long time.  In this special bonus resource we have some wonderful videos, podcasts, downloadable music, and more.

 

To enjoy more of the art and music resources we offer, please check out our collections here.

 

 

From my home to yours,

Erica Johns

Classical Composers Monthly

 

 

Podcasts: Christmas Carols in Classical Music Traditional Christmas Classic Music

 

Classical Christmas Medley

 

 

“Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy” on the Glass Armonica

More information on this instrument here.

 

Waltz of the Flowers from the Nutcracker Ballet

 

 

Pastoral Symphony from Handel’s Messiah

 

Handel- Hallelujah Chorus

 

 

Ode to Joy (a stylized version)- Ludwig Van Beethoven

 

 

O Come, All Ye Faithful

 

 

Free Christmas Music here includes traditional vocals, traditional instrumental, contemporary vocal, and contemporary instrumental.  Lots to choose from!

 

Christmas Audio Stories can be found here.  Includes The Little Match Seller, Luke 2:1-20 in both KJV and WEV, and Twas the Night Before Christmas.

A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens audio version available here in many different formats.

Many fun Christmas stories available at Storynory.  My children loved this site when they were younger.

My friend Amy Puetz has a nice collection of free Christmas resources here, including both music, sheet music, audio books, and books you can print or read from the computer.  Amy has an absolutely wonderful Christmas resource called Countdown to Christmas.  We love it and highly recommend it to you!

 

 

This playlist features the Trans-Siberian Orchestra, known for their electric renditions of classic Christmas songs.