Saw some lists like this on YouTube, thought to myself, I did: the Loyal Readers here could certainly do better.
Here’s my stab. Which one I like best changes depending, any one of these can be number one at any moment. Deal. Also, I’m a singer and a choir rat, so I favor choirs. You needn’t. Onward:
Alison Kraus & Yo-Yo Ma, the Wexford Carol:
O Magnum Mysterium, Tomas Louis Victoria:
Nova, Nova, Ave Fit Ex Eva- Williametta Spencer:
Personet Hodie, a medieval carol:
I like the traditional setting very much, but this arrangement and performance are excellent, too:
I’ll add more as I think of them or as your killer suggestions roll in.