Sandro Botticelli, Mystic Nativity, National Gallery, London, 1501
Two of the organ voluntaries for Christmas are the work of . Click to go to his complete organ works performed by Olivier Baumont at the 1714 Boizard organ of the Abbey of Saint-Michel de Thiérache.
The postlude for the Christmas Eve Choral Eucharist is Charles-Marie Widor, Toccata from Symphonie No. 5. Click to listen to a performance of the entire Symphonie No. 5, or any of its movements, by Marie-Claire Alain at the Cavaillé-Coll organ of the Church of St. Germain-en-Laye.
Once in Royal David's City sung by Edward Burrowes and the St. Paul's Cathedral Choir, John Scott conducting. (The painting is by Piero della Francesca, 1470, and hangs in the National Gallery, London.)
One of Benjamin Britten's very popular accomplishments is his Ceremony of Carols.
Click to read about the Ceremony of Carols.
Fra Filippo Lippi and Workshop, The Nativity, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., c. 1445
Online performances of Johann Sebastian Bach, Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248, with versions conducted by Georg Christoph Biller / Riccardo Chailly / Diego Fasolis / John Eliot Gardiner / Phillip Ledger / Karl Münchinger)
Vittore Carpaccio, Flight into Egypt, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1500