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The Chipmunks, left to right: Simon, Theodore, Alvin. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Another Year, Another 'Christmas With The Chipmunks'

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A sampling of one listener's cherished classical Christmas albums from a few years back. Mito Habe-Evans/NPR hide caption

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Whatever Happened To The Classical Christmas Album?

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From left: Kathryn Montoya, Jackie Moran, Hanneke Cassel, Ryan McKasson, Sue Richards and Carolyn Surrick. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Ensemble Galilei Shares Essential Songs Of The Season

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Medellín, Colombia is famous for its Christmas lights. Raul Arboleda/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Festivo Alt.Latino: A Latin Alternative Holiday Party

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Of "Christmas Time is Here," Kem says, "It's one of those songs that I hear and it's like, 'I wish I wrote that.' " Anthony Mandler/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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'What Christmas Means' To Soul Singer KEM

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Geri Allen watches as Taylor Eigsti, Jason Moran and Ellis Marsalis, from left, perform in a round robin at A Jazz Piano Christmas 2012. Brendan Hoffman for NPR hide caption

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A Jazz Piano Christmas 2012

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Tracey Thorn's album Tinsel and Lights was released Oct. 30. Edward Bishop/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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All Songs Considered Holiday Music Special 2011

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Two Takes On Christmas Music: Sweet And Sour

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The Cathedral of Saint John the Divine in New York City. Rhonda R. Dorsett hide caption

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Hear Part One Of The Winter Solstice Celebration

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L-R: Alfredo Rodriguez, Eddie Palmieri, Barry Harris, Jason Moran. Margot Schulman/Kennedy Center hide caption

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Listen Now: A Jazz Piano Christmas 2011

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An 'Alt.Latino' Christmas

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