40 Most Beautiful Christmas Classics

40 Most Beautiful Christmas Classics


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Release Date: 11/13/2007
Label: Warner Classics
UPC: 0825646973798
catalogNumber: 361852
Rank: 861


Disc 1

  1. O come, O come, Emmanuel (Veni, veni, emmanuel), carol
  2. Gabriel's Message (Basque)
  3. In dulci jubilo (Piæ Cantiones)
  4. Once in Royal David's City
  5. I Wonder As I Wander (American)
  6. This is the truth sent from above (English)
  7. Coventry Carol (2): "Lully, Lulla, Thou Little Tiny Child"
  8. White Christmas, song (from "Holiday Inn")
  9. 1st movement
  10. The shepherds' farewell
  11. Agnus Dei, for voice & piano (or orchestra) (Intermezzo from L'arlésien
  12. Stille Nacht, heilige Nacht (Silent Night)
  13. Es ist ein Ros entsprungen (Lo, How a Rose E'er Blooming), for chorus
  14. In the Bleak Midwinter, for chorus & organ, H. 73
  15. The Holly and the Ivy (English)
  16. The Little Drummer Boy (Carol of the Drum), carol
  17. Ave Maria, for voice & piano (after Bach's Prelude No. 1 from the Well-
  18. O Jesulein süss, sacred song for voice & continuo (Schemelli Gesangbuch
  19. A Lullaby (to the tune of Kirkpatick's Away in a Manger)
  20. 3rd movement

Disc 2

  1. Panis angelicus for tenor, organ, harp, cello & bass
  2. O Come, All Ye Faithful (Adeste fidelis)
  3. Cantique de Noël for voice & orchestra "O Holy Night"
  4. Noël nouvelet, carol (French)
  5. The Huron Indian Carol ("'Twas in the Moon of Wintertime"), carol (Quebecoi
  6. Ding Dong! Merrily on High (French)
  7. Jauchzet, frohlocket
  8. O Tannenbaum (O Christmas Tree) (German)
  9. Hark! the Herald Angels Sing (adapted by W. H. Cummings from Mendelssoh
  10. While shepherds watched their flocks by night (Tune: Winchester)
  11. Joy to the World (theme by Handel)
  12. The First Nowell (English)
  13. Kyrie
  14. March
  15. The Dance of the sugar-plum fairy
  16. O Little Town of Bethlehem
  17. Behold a virgin shall conceive...
  18. Oh thou that tellest good tidings
  19. Hallelujah Chorus
  20. Festive cheer / Sleigh ride / Have yourself a merry little Christmas /

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
Barbara Ochs   Vocals
Capella Coloniensis Chorus   Choir, Chorus
Southwest German Chamber Orchestra (Pforzheim)   Performing Ensemble
Heinrich Schütz Choir, London   Choir, Chorus
Gottfried Bach   Fortepiano

Technical Credits

George Frideric Handel   Composer
Henry John Gauntlett   Composer
Franz Gruber   Composer
R.L. Pearsall   Arranger
Dante G. Rossetti   Cover Art
D. Cullen   Arranger
Unspecified   Composer
Paul Moseley   Concept
Dante Gabriel Rossetti   Cover Art

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