Christmas Classics in the Gospel Tradition featuring artists: Odetta; Montreal Jubilation Choir, Aretha Franklin, Mahalia Jackson, Yolanda Adams, Kirk Franklin and more.
Take a global trip this Christmas with music from or inspired by the four corners of the world. Your free music visa takes you to South America, Eastern Europe, the Middle East, the far East, Caribbean and Africa. With Steel Drums, fiddles, kotos, fiddles, guitars, percussion, Children's choirs and lots of guitars too as you celebrate the holiday season!Hear African Children's Chorus, Fairuz, Heidi Igualada, Sultans of String and more.
Having the blues at this time of year shouldn't be anything but pleasant, musically speaking. So if your not doing alright, with your Christmas of white, join us for the ultimate blue, blue, blue Christmas.
Hear: B.B. King, Bessie Smith, Shakura S'Aida, Matt Anderson, Sharon Jones, Elvis and more.
With his perfect white beard, corn-cob pipe and black suspenders it should be obvious to all that Santa is a folk-loving saint. A pluck of the banjo, a strum of the guitar, and the elves will be singing in his cabin at the North Pole.
Hear: Smokey Mountain Band, Sufjan Stevens, Natalie Macmaster, Great Big Sea, Good Lovelies and more.
While waiting for Père Noël, and sculpting the perfect bonhomme de neige, why not settle in with traditional carols and beautiful modern classics en français?
Hear: Daniel Lavoie 'Noel Blanc', Claire Pelletier 'Nous Sommes Trois Souverains Princes', Maryse Letarte 'Anges de Neige' and more.
Get your jazz hands ready for show stopping show tunes! From classic Hollywood to smash Broadway hits, you'll hear the best songs from beloved stage and screen musicals.
Hear selections from: The Phantom of the Opera, Hamilton, Grease, The Wizard of Oz, Into the Woods and more.
C'est Formidable features the newest hits from Quebec, songs from Franco-Canadian communities across the country, classics from the past and new music from Francophone countries all over the world.
Hear Coeur De Pirate, Fanny Bloom, Ariane Moffatt, Klo Pelgag, Louis-Jean Cormier and more!
Whether it's a fairy, elf, or witch, CBC Music offers up enchanting 'Flights of Fancy' - Classical music inspired by fairy tales, myths and legends.
Debussy, Dvorak, Saint-Saens, Ravel, and Tchaikovsky know how to spin a musical fairy tale that makes you think twice about the midnight hour.
Music for the Young and the Young at Heart.
Lullabies and Nursery Rhymes. Music inspired by Mother Goose, teddy bears, dolls and toy instruments. There is a magician and E.T too. From the small to the grand - we have it all here.
Festive Marches to soaring Choral Classics, Baroque to Modern, lush English strings and brilliant brass for the soundtrack of your day.
Hear Handel, Tavener, Britten, Elgar and more.
The Toronto band's new album operates in a pop realm of its own.