Essential Christmas: 35 Seasonal Favourites

Essential Christmas: 35 Seasonal Favourites


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Disc 1

  1. Joy to the World  -  New Philharmonia Orchestra
  2. Ding Dong! Merrily on High  - Stephen Cleobury
  3. Sleigh Ride  -  Eastman-Rochester Pops Orchestra
  4. Stille Nacht, heilige Nacht  - David Willcocks
  5. While Shepherds Watched  -  St. John's College Choir, Cambridge
  6. The Tweleve Days of Christmas  -  New Philharmonia Orchestra
  7. Part 1. For unto us a Child is born  - Georg Solti
  8. Part 1. Pifa. Pastoral Symphony  -  Academy of Ancient Music
  9. Ave Maria, "Ellens Gesang III", D. 839  - Kurt Herbert Adler
  10. Part 2. Hallelujah Chorus  - Georg Solti
  11. 4. Troïka  -  Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal
  12. Winter Wonderland  -  Philharmonia Orchestra
  13. Panis Angelicus
  14. Part 2. Sinfonia
  15. Away in a Manger  -  St. John's College Choir, Cambridge
  16. In the Bleak Midwinter  - Rosemary Joshua
  17. O Little Town of Bethlehem  - David Willcocks
  18. The First Nowell  - David Willcocks

Disc 2

  1. German Dance No. 3 in C, K. 605/3 "Die Schlittenfahrt"  -  Wiener Mozart Ensemble
  2. Deck The Hall With Boughs Of Holly  -  New Philharmonia Orchestra
  3. Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas  - Carl Davis
  4. 6. Pastorale: Largo
  5. O holy night (Minuit chrétien)  -  Members of Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
  6. In Dulci Jubilo  - David Willcocks
  7. Part 2. Schlafe mein liebster  -  Vienna Cantata Orchestra
  8. Do You Hear What I Hear?
  9. Scene and Waltz of the Snowflakes  - Richard Bonynge
  10. Ave Maria (after Bach)  -  Members of Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
  11. Part 2. Il s'en va loin de la terre  -  St. Anthony Singers
  12. Wiegenlied, Op. 49/4  - Anton Guadagno
  13. Legenda, Op. 54/5  - Richard Bonynge
  14. The Christmas Tree  - Richard Bonynge
  15. See Amid the Winter's Snow  - David Willcocks
  16. Hark! The Herald Angels Sing  - John Scott
  17. White Christmas  -  Philharmonia Orchestra

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Album Credits

Performance Credits

Colin Davis   Conductor
Leontyne Price   Soprano,Soprano (Vocal)
John Rutter   Conductor
Joan Sutherland   Soprano,Soprano (Vocal)
Luciano Pavarotti   Tenor (Vocal)
Marilyn Horne   Soprano,Mezzo-Soprano (Vocal)
National Philharmonic Orchestra   Performing Ensemble
Kiri Te Kanawa   Soprano,Soprano (Vocal)
Bach Choir   Choir, Chorus,Ensemble
Herbert von Karajan   Conductor
Choir of King's College, Cambridge   Choir, Chorus,Ensemble
Renata Tebaldi   Soprano,Soprano (Vocal)
Ambrosian Singers   Choir, Chorus,Ensemble
Willi Boskovsky   Conductor
Simon Preston   Organ
Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields   Performing Ensemble
English Chamber Orchestra   Performing Ensemble
Christopher Hogwood   Conductor
Neville Marriner   Conductor
John McCarthy   Conductor,Choir Master
Barry Rose   Conductor
David Willcocks   Conductor
Frederick Fennell   Conductor
Richard Bonynge   Conductor
Chicago Symphony Orchestra   Performing Ensemble
New Philharmonia Orchestra   Performing Ensemble
London Voices   Choir, Chorus,Ensemble
Georg Solti   Conductor
Charles Dutoit   Conductor
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra   Performing Ensemble
Anton Guadagno   Conductor
Stephen Cleobury   Organ,Conductor
Laszlo Heltay   Choir Master
Academy of Ancient Music   Performing Ensemble
Mark Tinkler   Treble
Henry Lewis   Conductor
Anthony Way   Treble
George Guest   Conductor
Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal   Performing Ensemble
Chicago Symphony Chorus   Choir, Chorus,Ensemble
Kurt Herbert Adler   Conductor
Ian Bostridge   Tenor (Vocal)
Wiener Mozart Ensemble   Ensemble
Finchley Children's Music Group   Ensemble
David Briggs   Organ
Eastman-Rochester Orchestra   Ensemble
Andrew Davis   Organ
St. Anthony Singers   Choir, Chorus
St. Paul's Cathedral Choir, London   Choir, Chorus,Ensemble
St. John's College Choir, Cambridge   Choir, Chorus,Ensemble
Rosemary Joshua   Soprano (Vocal)
Eastman-Rochester Pops Orchestra   Performing Ensemble
Vienna Cantata Orchestra   Performing Ensemble
Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields Chorus   Choir, Chorus
John Scott   Conductor
Philharmonia Orchestra   Performing Ensemble
Carl Davis   Conductor
Clare College Choir, Cambridge   Choir, Chorus
Terry Edwards   Conductor

Technical Credits

Adolphe Adam   Composer
Charles Gounod   Composer
George Frideric Handel   Composer
Felix Mendelssohn   Composer
Franz Schubert   Composer
Ralph Vaughan Williams   Arranger
Irving Berlin   Composer
William James Kirkpatrick   Composer
Felix Bernard   Composer
David Cullen   Arranger
Hugh Martin   Composer
Isaac Watts   Composer
David Willcocks   Arranger
Charles Wood   Arranger
Dick Smith   Composer
Lowell Mason   Composer
Charles Wesley   Composer
Ralph Blane   Composer
Phillip Brooks   Composer
John Sullivan Dwight   Composer
Traditional   Composer
Christmas Traditional   Composer
Lewis Redner   Composer

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