Magic of Christmas [Special Music]

Magic of Christmas [Special Music]

     
 

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The Magic of Christmas features a diverse variety of artists performing holiday favorites. Featured performers include the Bach Choir ("Fanfare...O, Come All Ye Faithful"), Kiri Te Kanawa ("Angels From the Realms of Glory"), Frederica Von Stade ("Ave Maria"), and the Choir of St. John's College ("Ding Dong! Merrily on High"), in addition to many others.See more details below

Overview

The Magic of Christmas features a diverse variety of artists performing holiday favorites. Featured performers include the Bach Choir ("Fanfare...O, Come All Ye Faithful"), Kiri Te Kanawa ("Angels From the Realms of Glory"), Frederica Von Stade ("Ave Maria"), and the Choir of St. John's College ("Ding Dong! Merrily on High"), in addition to many others.

Product Details

Release Date:
10/11/1994
Label:
Decca
UPC:
0028944340129
catalogNumber:
443401

Tracks

  1. Fanfare... O come, all ye faithful
  2. Angels from the Realms of Glory
  3. Stille Nacht, heilige Nacht (Silent Night)
  4. Ellens Gesang III ("Ave Maria"), song for voice & piano, D. 839 (Op. 52
  5. Ding Dong! Merrily on High (French)  -  Choir of St. George's Chapel, Windsor Castle
  6. The First Nowell (English)  -  Choir of St. George's Chapel, Windsor Castle
  7. Cantique de Noël for voice & orchestra "O Holy Night"
  8. Away in a manger (Tune: Cradle Song) (New English Hymnal 22)  -  Choir of King's College, Cambridge
  9. God Rest You Merry, Gentlemen (English)  -  Choir of King's College, Cambridge
  10. Joy to the World (theme by Handel)  - Joan Sutherland
  11. Maria Wiegenlied (Mary's Lullaby: "Maria sitzt am Rosenhag"), song for  - Joan Sutherland
  12. Once in Royal David's City  -  Choir of King's College, Cambridge
  13. The Holly and the Ivy (English)  -  Choir of King's College, Cambridge
  14. It Came upon a Midnight Clear
  15. In dulci jubilo (Piæ Cantiones)
  16. Wiegenlied ("Schlafe, schlafe, holder süsser Knabe"), song for voice &
  17. Adieux des bergers
  18. While Shepherds Watched Their Flocks (adapted from Handel)  -  Choir of St. George's Chapel, Windsor Castle
  19. Wiegenlied ("Schlaf, Kindlein schlaf! Der Vater hüt die Schaf"), folk s  - Renata Tebaldi
  20. Sussex Carol ("On Christmas Night")  -  Choir of King's College, Cambridge
  21. Meditation on Prelude No. 1 of Bach, for violin or cello & piano with o
  22. Hark! the Herald Angels Sing (adapted by W. H. Cummings from Mendelssoh

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Album Credits

Performance Credits

Colin Davis   Conductor
Leontyne Price   Soprano (Vocal),Track Performer
Joan Sutherland   Soprano (Vocal),Track Performer
Liberace   Track Performer
Rosemary Clooney   Track Performer
Bing Crosby   Track Performer
Vic Damone   Track Performer
Luciano Pavarotti   Tenor (Vocal),Track Performer
Billy Vaughn   Track Performer
Frederica Von Stade   Mezzo-Soprano (Vocal),Track Performer
Sandler & Young   Track Performer
Ronnie Aldrich   Track Performer
Tony Sandler   Track Performer
National Philharmonic Orchestra   Performing Ensemble
Kiri Te Kanawa   Soprano (Vocal),Track Performer
Bach Choir   Choir, Chorus,Track Performer
Herbert von Karajan   Conductor
Choir of King's College, Cambridge   Choir, Chorus,Track Performer
Renata Tebaldi   Soprano (Vocal),Track Performer
Harry Simeone   Track Performer
Joseph Silverstein   Conductor
James Blades   Percussion
David Corkhill   Percussion
Utah Symphony Orchestra   Performing Ensemble
David Willcocks   Conductor
Richard Bonynge   Conductor
New Philharmonia Orchestra   Performing Ensemble
Ralph Young   Track Performer
Anton Guadagno   Conductor
Harry Simeone Chorale   Track Performer
Stephen Cleobury   Organ,Conductor,Choir Master
Julius Rudel   Conductor
George Guest   Conductor,Choir Master
Simon Haynes   Vocals
Christopher Hughes   Vocals
Jonathan Lamb   Vocals
Roland Robertson   Vocals
Kurt Herbert Adler   Conductor
Philip Jones Brass Ensemble   Ensemble
Robin Barter   Treble
David Briggs   Organ
St. Anthony Singers   Ensemble
St. John's College Choir, Cambridge   Choir, Chorus
John Scott   Organ
Philharmonia Orchestra   Performing Ensemble
Carl Davis   Conductor

Technical Credits

Adolphe Adam   Composer
Felix Mendelssohn   Composer
Franz Schubert   Composer
National Philharmonic Orchestra   Contributor
Bach Choir   Contributor
Choir of King's College, Cambridge   Contributor
Mormon Tabernacle Choir   Contributor
Philharmonic Orchestra   Contributor
William James Kirkpatrick   Composer
Utah Symphony Orchestra   Contributor
Isaac Watts   Composer,Text
David Willcocks   Arranger
Philip Ledger   Arranger
New Philharmonia Orchestra   Contributor
Martin Luther   Text
Lowell Mason   Composer
Charles Wesley   Composer,Text
Alex Smith   Art Direction
Stephen Cleobury   Arranger
Donald Cashmore   Arranger
D. Gamley   Arranger
Reginald Jacques   Adaptation
John Francis Wade   Text
George Ratcliffe Woodward   Text
Joseph Mohr   Text
Martin Madan   Composer,Text
John Sullivan Dwight   Composer
George Whitefield   Composer,Text
Alois Melichar   Text
Traditional   Composer
Jerold D. Ottley   Director
D. Cullen   Arranger
Georg Scherer   Text
James Montgomery   Text
Scott   Text
Edward Teschemacher   Text
St. John's College Choir, Cambridge   Contributor
Philip Jones   Contributor
Storck   Text

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