40 Most Beautiful Christmas Classics

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Product Details

  • Release Date: 11/13/2007
  • Label: Warner Classics
  • UPC: 825646973798
  • Catalog Number: 361852
  • Sales rank: 205,302

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 O come, O come, Emmanuel (Veni, veni, emmanuel), carol (3:59)
  2. 2 Gabriel's Message (Basque) (2:52)
  3. 3 In dulci jubilo (Piæ Cantiones) (3:34)
  4. 4 Once in Royal David's City (3:05)
  5. 5 I Wonder As I Wander (American) (1:46)
  6. 6 This is the truth sent from above (English) (4:41)
  7. 7 Coventry Carol (2): "Lully, Lulla, Thou Little Tiny Child" (3:57)
  8. 8 White Christmas, song (from "Holiday Inn") (3:33)
  9. 9 1st movement (3:49)
  10. 10 The shepherds' farewell (5:49)
  11. 11 Agnus Dei, for voice & piano (or orchestra) (Intermezzo from L'arlésien (2:58)
  12. 12 Stille Nacht, heilige Nacht (Silent Night) (4:14)
  13. 13 Es ist ein Ros entsprungen (Lo, How a Rose E'er Blooming), for chorus (2:12)
  14. 14 In the Bleak Midwinter, for chorus & organ, H. 73 (5:13)
  15. 15 The Holly and the Ivy (English) (3:03)
  16. 16 The Little Drummer Boy (Carol of the Drum), carol (2:53)
  17. 17 Ave Maria, for voice & piano (after Bach's Prelude No. 1 from the Well- (2:47)
  18. 18 O Jesulein süss, sacred song for voice & continuo (Schemelli Gesangbuch (4:13)
  19. 19 A Lullaby (to the tune of Kirkpatick's Away in a Manger) (3:31)
  20. 20 3rd movement (5:59)
Disc 2
  1. 1 Panis angelicus for tenor, organ, harp, cello & bass (4:05)
  2. 2 O Come, All Ye Faithful (Adeste fidelis) (2:50)
  3. 3 Cantique de Noël for voice & orchestra "O Holy Night" (3:43)
  4. 4 Noël nouvelet, carol (French) (2:51)
  5. 5 The Huron Indian Carol ("'Twas in the Moon of Wintertime"), carol (Quebecoi (4:02)
  6. 6 Ding Dong! Merrily on High (French) (1:43)
  7. 7 Jauchzet, frohlocket (8:26)
  8. 8 O Tannenbaum (O Christmas Tree) (German) (1:57)
  9. 9 Hark! the Herald Angels Sing (adapted by W. H. Cummings from Mendelssoh (3:04)
  10. 10 While shepherds watched their flocks by night (Tune: Winchester) (3:42)
  11. 11 Joy to the World (theme by Handel) (2:10)
  12. 12 The First Nowell (English) (2:37)
  13. 13 Kyrie (6:20)
  14. 14 March (2:51)
  15. 15 The Dance of the sugar-plum fairy (2:10)
  16. 16 O Little Town of Bethlehem (3:23)
  17. 17 Behold a virgin shall conceive... (0:32)
  18. 18 Oh thou that tellest good tidings (6:19)
  19. 19 Hallelujah Chorus (3:42)
  20. 20 Festive cheer / Sleigh ride / Have yourself a merry little Christmas / (6:37)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
José Carreras Vocals
Plácido Domingo Vocals
Thomas Hampson Vocals
Kiri Te Kanawa Vocals
Boston Camerata Performing Ensemble
Concentus Musicus Wien Ensemble
London Brass Ensemble
Dawn Upshaw Vocals
Joel Cohen Conductor
Michael Carey Schneider Conductor
Claudio Scimone Conductor
Chanticleer Vocal Ensemble
Michael George Vocals
Vienna Symphony Orchestra Performing Ensemble
Will Glahé Conductor
Il Giardino Armonico Ensemble
Vjekoslav Sutej Conductor
John Eliot Gardiner Conductor
Edward Higginbottom Conductor
Nikolaus Harnoncourt Conductor
Sumi Jo Vocals
Monteverdi Choir Choir, Chorus
Hugh Wolff Conductor
BBC Philharmonic Performing Ensemble
Bolshoi Symphony Orchestra Performing Ensemble
Jouko Harjanne Trumpet
Marjana Lipovsek Vocals
Gumpoldskirchner Spatzen Choir, Chorus
Robin Stapleton Conductor
Brown University Chorus Choir, Chorus
I Solisti Veneti Ensemble
Lyon National Opera Orchestra Performing Ensemble
Alexander Lazarev Conductor
Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra Performing Ensemble
Fritz Werner Conductor
Michael Schneider Conductor
Lichfield Cathedral Choir Choir, Chorus
Will Glahe Soloists Ensemble
Will Glahe Children's Choir Children's Chorus
Choir of Coventry Cathedral Choir, Chorus
New College Choir, Oxford Choir, Chorus
Heinrich Schutz Choir Choir, Chorus
Barbara Ochs Vocals
Capella Coloniensis Chorus Choir, Chorus
Southwest German Chamber Orchestra (Pforzheim) Performing Ensemble
Gottfried Bach Fortepiano
Technical Credits
George Frideric Handel Composer
Henry John Gauntlett Composer
Franz Gruber Composer
R.L. Pearsall Arranger
Unspecified Enemies Composer
Dante G. Rossetti Cover Art
D. Cullen Arranger
Paul Moseley Concept
Dante Gabriel Rossetti Cover Art
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