Christmas Greatest Hits [Sony]

Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Gina Boldman
This holiday collection offers classical versions of traditional and nontraditional Christmas songs, including "Carol of the Bells," "In Dulci Jubilo," "Good King Wenceslaus," "I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day," "Joy to the World," "Angels We Have Heard on High," "Jauchzet, Frohlocket," "Jingle Bells" and "Danielis Prophetia."
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Gina Boldman
This holiday collection offers classical versions of traditional and nontraditional Christmas songs, including "Carol of the Bells," "In Dulci Jubilo," "Good King Wenceslaus," "I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day," "Joy to the World," "Angels We Have Heard on High," "Jauchzet, Frohlocket," "Jingle Bells" and "Danielis Prophetia."
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/10/1995
  • Label: Sony
  • UPC: 074646925348
  • Catalog Number: 69253


Disc 1
  1. 1 O Come, All Ye Faithful (Adeste fidelis) - Jerold D. Ottley (2:49)
  2. 2 Joy to the World (theme by Handel) - Philadelphia Brass (1:14)
  3. 3 Stille Nacht, heilige Nacht (Silent Night) - Richard Condie (4:36)
  4. 4 O Little Town of Bethlehem - Frank Asper (1:39)
  5. 5 What Child Is This? (Greensleeves) - Alexandre Lagoya & Michel Legrand (4:47)
  6. 6 Hark! the Herald Angels Sing (adapted by W. H. Cummings from Mendelssoh - Frank Asper (1:34)
  7. 7 Carol of the Bells - New York Philharmonic (2:40)
  8. 8 O Tannenbaum (O Christmas Tree) (German) - Richard Condie (2:45)
  9. 9 Cantique de Noël for voice & orchestra "O Holy Night" - Österreichischer Rundfunk (3:59)
  10. 10 I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day - Robert Cundick (1:20)
  11. 11 The Little Drummer Boy (Carol of the Drum), carol - Jerold D. Ottley (3:18)
  12. 12 Sleigh Ride, for orchestra (or string orchestra) - Skitch Henderson & New York Philharmonic (2:37)
  13. 13 O come, O come, Emmanuel (Veni, veni, emmanuel), carol - Richard Condie (2:19)
  14. 14 The First Nowell (English) - Eugene Ormandy (3:36)
  15. 15 Angels We Have Heard on High - Jerold D. Ottley (2:45)
  16. 16 [Unspecified] In Dulci Jubilo - Michael Jaffee (4:45)
  17. 17 Danielis Prophetia - Niederaltaicher Scholaren (3:20)
  18. 18 Good King Wenceslas (Piae Cantiones, 1582) - Alexander Schreiner (1:38)
  19. 19 Jingle Bells - Vienna Symphony Orchestra & Vjekoslav Sutej (1:04)
  20. 20 I Saw Three Ships - Canadian Brass (1:53)
  21. 21 The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting On An Open Fire) - Maureen McGovern & Mike Renzi (4:08)
  22. 22 Jauchzet, frohlocket - Helmuth Rilling (7:48)
  23. 23 VI. Largo. Pastorale ad libitum - Hartmut Haenchen (4:34)
  24. 24 Russian Dance - Philharmonia Orchestra (1:08)
  25. 25 Messiah, oratorio, HWV 56 - Worcester Cathedral Choir (3:40)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Leonard Bernstein Conductor, Track Performer
Maureen McGovern Soprano
London Symphony Orchestra Performing Ensemble, Track Performer
Michel Legrand Celeste, Conductor, Track Performer
Jean-Pierre Rampal Flute
Skitch Henderson Conductor, Track Performer
José Carreras Tenor (Vocal)
Canadian Brass Ensemble, Track Performer
Marilyn Horne Mezzo-Soprano (Vocal), Track Performer
Philadelphia Brass Ensemble, Track Performer
Columbia Symphony Orchestra Performing Ensemble, Track Performer
Mormon Tabernacle Choir Choir, Chorus, Track Performer
Eugene Ormandy Track Performer
Alexander Schreiner Organ
Waverly Consort Ensemble, Track Performer
Richard Condie Conductor
New York Philharmonic Performing Ensemble, Track Performer
Konrad Ruhland Conductor
Donald Hunt Track Performer, Choir Master
Mike Renzi Piano
Michael Tilson Thomas Conductor
Columbia Brass and Percussion Ensemble Ensemble, Track Performer
Helmuth Rilling Conductor, Track Performer
Alexandre Lagoya Guitar
Philadelphia Orchestra Performing Ensemble
Vienna Symphony Orchestra Performing Ensemble, Track Performer
Niederaltaicher Scholaren Ensemble
Frank Asper Organ
Robert Cundick Organ
Michael Jaffee Conductor
Österreichischer Rundfunk Track Performer
Vjekoslav Sutej Conductor, Track Performer
Worcester Cathedral Choir Choir, Chorus
Hartmut Haenchen Conductor
Jerold D. Ottley Conductor
Jean-Claude Malgoire Conductor
La Grande Écurie et la Chambre du Roy Ensemble
Philharmonia Orchestra Performing Ensemble, Track Performer
Frank W. Asper Organ
Technical Credits
Felix Mendelssohn Composer
Michael Praetorius Composer
Mel Tormé Composer
Luther Henderson Arranger
Eugene Ormandy Director
Richard Condie Director
Franz Gruber Composer
Andrew Kazdin Arranger
Bejun Mehta Engineer, Reissue Producer
Mike Renzi Arranger
Eddie Sauter Arranger
Robert Wells Composer
Lowell Mason Text
Charles Wesley Composer, Text
Robert Cundick Arranger
Arthur Harris Arranger
Michael Jaffee Director
J.M. Neale translation
Frederick Oakeley Composer
John Francis Wade Composer
Joseph Mohr Composer
Phillip Brooks Composer
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Text
William Sandys Composer
John Mason Neale Composer, translation
Traditional Composer
William Chatterton Dix Composer
Philips Brooks Text
Lewis Redner Composer
Ilias Mouratov Cover Art
James Pierpont Composer
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