All Star Classic Christmas Album

All Star Classic Christmas Album

     
 

The All Star Classic Christmas Album has a selection of classical Christmas pieces and traditional carols, as performed by such luminaries as Jose Carreras, Cheryl Studer, Kathleen Battle, Sarah Brightman, Anne Sofie von Otter, …  See more details below

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The All Star Classic Christmas Album has a selection of classical Christmas pieces and traditional carols, as performed by such luminaries as Jose Carreras, Cheryl Studer, Kathleen Battle, Sarah Brightman, Anne Sofie von Otter, Bryn Terfel, Kiri Te Kanawa and Placido Domingo. They are supported by such stellar ensembles and conductors as the Choir of Westminster Abbey, John Eliot Gardiner, the Berlin Philharmonic, Simon Preston, and the Vienna Philharmonic, among others. It's the rare classical Christmas album that will appeal both to serious listeners and casual fans.

Product Details

Release Date:
10/20/1998
Label:
Deutsche Grammophon
UPC:
0028945735726
catalogNumber:
457357

Tracks

  1. For unto us a Child is Born  - Trevor Pinnock
  2. Stille Nacht, heilige Nacht (Silent Night)  - Carlene Davis
  3. Pastorale  - Herbert von Karajan
  4. Mary's Little Boy Child, song  - Bryn Terfel
  5. Hark! the Herald Angels Sing (adapted by W. H. Cummings from Mendelssoh @@Simon Preson
  6. Pifa  - Trevor Pinnock
  7. Sanctus @@José Carreras
  8. Maria durch ein Dornwald ging, for chorus (from Geistlich Chöre) @@Dresdner Kreuzchor
  9. Sinfonia  - John Eliot Gardiner
  10. Agnus Dei  - Kathleen Battle
  11. Edelweiss, song (from "The Sound of Music")  - Bryn Terfel
  12. Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy  - Herbert von Karajan
  13. Pie Jesu  - Sarah Brightman
  14. Adeste fidelis (O Come, All Ye Faithful)  - Georg Ratzinger
  15. Prélude pour le Te Deum à 8, for strings, H. 145a  - Marc Minkowski
  16. Ich Schenk' Dir Eine Neue Welt  - Plácido Domingo
  17. Concerto Grosso in C major, Op. 3/12 "Christmas Pastorale"  - Herbert von Karajan
  18. Wiegenlied ("Guten Abend, gut Nacht"), song for voice & piano, Op. 49/4 @@Anne Sophie Von Otter
  19. Laudate Dominum  - Cheryl Studer
  20. Jauchzet, frohlocket @@John Elliot Gardiner

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Album Credits

Performance Credits

London Symphony Orchestra   Performing Ensemble
Sarah Brightman   Soprano (Vocal)
José Carreras   Tenor (Vocal)
Plácido Domingo   Tenor (Vocal)
Kiri Te Kanawa   Soprano (Vocal)
Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra   Performing Ensemble
Herbert von Karajan   Conductor
Georg Ratzinger   Track Performer,Choir Director
Kathleen Battle   Soprano (Vocal)
Ambrosian Singers   Vocals,Choir, Chorus
Choir of Westminster Abbey   Choir, Chorus
English Chamber Orchestra   Performing Ensemble,Accompaniment
Anne Sofie von Otter   Mezzo-Soprano (Vocal)
Trevor Pinnock   Conductor,Track Performer
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra   Performing Ensemble
Winchester Cathedral Choir   Choir, Chorus
Bryn Terfel   Bass (Vocal),Baritone (Vocal),Brass Baritone
Paul Miles-Kingston   Soprano (Vocal),Treble
James Lancelot   Organ
Karl-Heinz Loges   Conductor
John Eliot Gardiner   Conductor
Monteverdi Choir   Choir, Chorus
Christopher Herrick   Organ
Paul Daniel   Conductor
Malcolm Martineau   Piano
Cheryl Studer   Soprano (Vocal)
Ferruccio Furlanetto   Bass (Vocal)
Regensburger Domspatzen   Ensemble
English Northern Philharmonia   Performing Ensemble
Bengt Forsberg   Piano
English Concert   Performing Ensemble
Lorin Maazel   Conductor
English Baroque Soloists   Ensemble
Rudolf Scholz   Organ
Trudeliese Schmidt   Contralto (Vocal)
Bilbao Choir   Choir, Chorus
Bilbao Choral Society   Choir, Chorus
Jose Luis Ocejo   Conductor
Dresden Kreuzchor   Choir, Chorus
Ion Marin   Conductor
Philharmonia Orchestra   Performing Ensemble
Gösta Winbergh   Tenor (Vocal)
Choir of the English Concert   Choir, Chorus
Carl Davis   Conductor
Wiener Singverein   Choir, Chorus
Musiciens du Louvre - Grenoble   Ensemble

Technical Credits

Felix Mendelssohn   Composer
Simon Preston   Director
Franz Gruber   Composer
David Cullen   Arranger
Oscar Hammerstein   Lyricist
Charles Wesley   Composer
Joseph Mohr   Composer
Marc Minkowski   Director

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