PLAY NOW: Ho-Ho-Holiday IPR Staff Favorites

Dec 12, 2013

PLAY NOW! Ho-Ho-Holidays - Seasonal Favorites from IPR Staff

Happy Holidays! We asked IPR staffers to share their favorite holiday music with listeners this season. If you're in the Seasonal Mood, try out this playlist of tunes we love. Play the music from your computer anytime. All you need is a free Spotify account.

Happy Holidays from us to you! To listen to this playlist, download Spotify for free and listen below, or click through to the online player (opens a new browser window).

Highlights from the IPR Staff

Brad Aspey, IPR News, Morning Edition Host

  • Jingle Bells; Frank Sinatra
  • I Want a Hippopotamus for Christmas; The Three Stooges

Kate Botello, Classical IPR, Morning Classical Host

  • Lo, How a Rose E'er Blooming; Robert Shaw Chorale
  • Ring, Christmas Bells; Ray Coniff Singers
  • Riu, Riu Chiu; Harry Christophers, The Sixteen
  • Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas; Judy Garland
  • Christmas Don't Be Late; Alvin & the Chipmunks

Tim Burke, Classical IPR, Afternoon Classical Host

  • The Nutcracker Suite; Modern Mandolin Quartet
  • Sheep May Safely Graze; J.S. Bach
  • Patapan; Mennonite Children's Choir
  • Gaudete; The King's Singers
  • Bring a Torch, Jeanette, Isabella; Canadian Brass

Jack Conners, IPR Chief Engineer

  • O Holy Night; Sara Groves
  • Christmas Time is Here; Diana Krall
  • Some Children See Him; James Taylor

Nancy Deneen, Classical IPR, Afternoon Classical Host

  • Candlelight Carol; John Rutter
  • Ding Dong! Merrily on High; Pittsburgh Symphony Brass
  • The Twelve Days of Christmas; John Denver and the Muppets
  • A Christmas Festival; Leroy Anderson

Thom Paulson, IPR General Manager, Music by Request Host

  • O Come, All Ye Faithful; Mahalia Jackson
  • God Rest Ye, Merry Gentlemen; Jim Bajor Ensemble
  • Joy to the World; Marian Anderson
  • Hark! The Herald Angels Sing; Choir of Kings' College, Cambridge

Peter Payette, IPR News Director

  • The Holly and the Ivy; George Winston
  • I Saw Three Ships; Bruce Cockburn
  • Skating; Vince Guaraldi Trio

Debbie Poltorak, IPR Operations Manager

  • O Holy Night; John Berry

Linda Stephan, IPR News, All Things Considered Host

  • Breath of Heaven; Oleta Adams
  • O Come O Come, Emmanuel; Sufjan Stevens

Sandra Wangen, IPR Advancement

  • Winter Wonderland; Darlene Love