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Christmas In Vienna / Domingo, Ross, Carreras


Release Date: 10/05/1993 
Label:  Sony   Catalog #: 53358   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Alois MelicharJohannes BrahmsKatherine K. DavisAntoni Parera Fons,   ... 
Performer:  José CarrerasPlacido DomingoDiana Ross
Conductor:  Vjekoslav Sutej
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Symphony OrchestraGumpoldskirch Boys Choir
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 3 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Mille cherubini in coro by Alois Melichar
Performer:  José Carreras (Tenor)
Conductor:  Vjekoslav Sutej
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Symphony Orchestra,  Gumpoldskirch Boys Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Austria 
Date of Recording: 12/23/1992 
Venue:  Live  Rathaus, Vienna, Austria 
Length: 3 Minutes 54 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: Arranger: Lalo Schifrin. 
2. Songs (5), Op. 49: no 4, Wiegenlied by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor:  Vjekoslav Sutej
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Symphony Orchestra,  Gumpoldskirch Boys Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868; Austria 
Date of Recording: 12/23/1992 
Venue:  Live  Rathaus, Vienna, Austria 
Length: 2 Minutes 57 Secs. 
Language: German 
Notes: Arranged: Lalo Schifrin 
3. The Little Drummer Boy "Carol of the Drum" by Katherine K. Davis
Performer:  Diana Ross (Voice), José Carreras (Tenor)
Conductor:  Vjekoslav Sutej
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Symphony Orchestra,  Gumpoldskirch Boys Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1958; USA 
Date of Recording: 12/23/1992 
Venue:  Live  Rathaus, Vienna, Austria 
Length: 2 Minutes 58 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Lalo Schifrin 
4. Navidad by Antoni Parera Fons
Performer:  José Carreras (Tenor)
Conductor:  Vjekoslav Sutej
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Symphony Orchestra,  Gumpoldskirch Boys Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Date of Recording: 12/23/1992 
Venue:  Live  Rathaus, Vienna, Austria 
Length: 4 Minutes 5 Secs. 
Language: Spanish 
Notes: This selection is part of a medley. 
5. Holiday Inn: White Christmas by Irving Berlin
Performer:  Placido Domingo (Tenor), Diana Ross (Voice)
Conductor:  Vjekoslav Sutej
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Symphony Orchestra,  Gumpoldskirch Boys Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1942; USA 
Date of Recording: 12/23/1992 
Venue:  Live  Rathaus, Vienna, Austria 
Length: 2 Minutes 41 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Lalo Schifrin 
6. Ellens Gesang III, D 839/Op. 52 no 6 "Ave Maria" by Franz Schubert
Performer:  José Carreras (Tenor)
Conductor:  Vjekoslav Sutej
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Symphony Orchestra,  Gumpoldskirch Boys Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1825; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 12/23/1992 
Venue:  Live  Rathaus, Vienna, Austria 
Length: 4 Minutes 58 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
Notes: Arranged: Lalo Schifrin 
7. Cavalleria Rusticana: Intermezzo by Pietro Mascagni
Performer:  José Carreras (Tenor)
Conductor:  Vjekoslav Sutej
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Symphony Orchestra,  Gumpoldskirch Boys Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: Italy 
Date of Recording: 12/23/1992 
Venue:  Live  Rathaus, Vienna, Austria 
Length: 3 Minutes 41 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
Notes: This intermezzo has been adapted as "Ave Maria", a very popular
arrangement in its day.
Arranged: Lalo Schifrin
Composition written: Italy (1888).
Composition revised: Italy (1889). 
8. It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year by Eddie Pola
Performer:  Diana Ross (Voice)
Conductor:  Vjekoslav Sutej
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Symphony Orchestra,  Gumpoldskirch Boys Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1857; USA 
Date of Recording: 12/23/1992 
Venue:  Live  Rathaus, Vienna, Austria 
Length: 2 Minutes 42 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Lalo Schifrin 
9. Adeste fideles "O come, all ye faithful" by John Francis Wade
Performer:  José Carreras (Tenor), Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor:  Vjekoslav Sutej
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Symphony Orchestra,  Gumpoldskirch Boys Choir
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1782; England 
Date of Recording: 12/23/1992 
Venue:  Live  Rathaus, Vienna, Austria 
Length: 2 Minutes 40 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
Notes: Arranged: Lalo Schifrin 
10. If We Hold On Together by James Horner
Performer:  Diana Ross (Voice)
Conductor:  Vjekoslav Sutej
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Symphony Orchestra,  Gumpoldskirch Boys Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 12/23/1992 
Venue:  Live  Rathaus, Vienna, Austria 
Length: 3 Minutes 31 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Lalo Schifrin 
11. O Tannenbaum by Traditional
Performer:  José Carreras (Tenor), Placido Domingo (Tenor), Diana Ross (Voice)
Conductor:  Vjekoslav Sutej
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Symphony Orchestra,  Gumpoldskirch Boys Choir
Written: Westphalia, Germany 
Date of Recording: 12/23/1992 
Venue:  Live  Rathaus, Vienna, Austria 
Length: 13 Minutes 45 Secs. 
Language: German 
Notes: Arranged: Lalo Schifrin
This selection is part of a medley also including "O Holy Night," "Jingle Bells," "La Virgen lava pañales," "O Little Town of Bethlehem," "Tu scendi dalle stelle" and "Joy to the World." 
12. Minuit, Chrétiens "O holy night" by Adolphe Adam
Performer:  Diana Ross (Voice), Placido Domingo (Tenor), José Carreras (Tenor)
Conductor:  Vjekoslav Sutej
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Symphony Orchestra,  Gumpoldskirch Boys Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: France 
Date of Recording: 12/23/1992 
Venue:  Live  Rathaus, Vienna, Austria 
Language: French 
Notes: Arranged: Lalo Schifrin
This selection is part of a medley also including "O Tannenbaum," "Jingle
Bells," "La Virgen lava pañales," "O Little Town of Bethlehem," "Tu scendi
dalle stelle" and "Joy to the World." 
13. La Virgen Lava Pañales by Traditional
Performer:  José Carreras (Tenor), Diana Ross (Voice), Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor:  Vjekoslav Sutej
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Symphony Orchestra,  Gumpoldskirch Boys Choir
Written: Mexico 
Date of Recording: 12/23/1992 
Venue:  Live  Rathaus, Vienna, Austria 
Language: Spanish 
Notes: Arranged: Lalo Schifrin
This selection is part of a medley also including "O Tannenbaum," "O Holy
Night," "Jingle Bells," "O Little Town of Bethlehem," "Tu scendi
dalle stelle" and "Joy to the World." 
14. O little town of Bethlehem by Henry Walford Davies
Performer:  José Carreras (Tenor), Diana Ross (Voice), Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor:  Vjekoslav Sutej
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Symphony Orchestra,  Gumpoldskirch Boys Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 12/23/1992 
Venue:  Live  Rathaus, Vienna, Austria 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Lalo Schifrin
This selection is part of a medley also including "O Tannenbaum," "O Holy
Night," "Jingle Bells," "La Virgen lava pañales," "Tu scendi dalle stelle" and "Joy to the World." 
15. Tu scendi dalle stelle by Traditional
Performer:  José Carreras (Tenor), Diana Ross (Voice), Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor:  Vjekoslav Sutej
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Symphony Orchestra,  Gumpoldskirch Boys Choir
Written: Italy 
Date of Recording: 12/23/1992 
Venue:  Live  Rathaus, Vienna, Austria 
Language: Italian 
Notes: Arranged: Lalo Schifrin
This selection is part of a medley also including "O Tannenbaum," "O Holy
Night," "Jingle Bells," "La Virgen lava pañales," "O Little Town of Bethlehem" and "Joy to the World." 
16. Joy to the World by Lowell Mason
Performer:  José Carreras (Tenor), Diana Ross (Voice), Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor:  Vjekoslav Sutej
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Symphony Orchestra,  Gumpoldskirch Boys Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 19th Century; USA 
Date of Recording: 12/23/1992 
Venue:  Live  Rathaus, Vienna, Austria 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Lalo Schifrin
This selection is part of a medley also including "O Tannenbaum," "O Holy
Night," "Jingle Bells," "La Virgen lava pañales," "O Little Town of Bethlehem" and "Tu scendi dalle stelle." 
17. Silent Night by Franz Xaver Gruber
Performer:  Diana Ross (Voice), Placido Domingo (Tenor), José Carreras (Tenor)
Conductor:  Vjekoslav Sutej
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Symphony Orchestra,  Gumpoldskirch Boys Choir
Period: Classical 
Written: 1818; Austria 
Date of Recording: 12/23/1992 
Venue:  Live  Rathaus, Vienna, Austria 
Length: 3 Minutes 54 Secs. 
Language: German 
Notes: Arranged: Lalo Schifrin 
18. The Gift of Love by Domingo, Placido, Jr.
Performer:  Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor:  Vjekoslav Sutej
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Symphony Orchestra,  Gumpoldskirch Boys Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Date of Recording: 12/23/1992 
Venue:  Live  Rathaus, Vienna, Austria 
Length: 3 Minutes 55 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Ivan Colomer 
19. Jingle Bells by James Pierpont
Performer:  Placido Domingo (Tenor), José Carreras (Tenor), Diana Ross (Voice)
Conductor:  Vjekoslav Sutej
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Symphony Orchestra,  Gumpoldskirch Boys Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1857; USA 
Date of Recording: 12/23/1992 
Venue:  Live  Rathaus, Vienna, Austria 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Lalo Schifrin
This selection is part of a medley also including "O Tannenbaum," "O Holy Night," "La Virgen lava pañales," "O Little Town of Bethlehem," "Tu scendi
dalle stelle" and "Joy to the World." 
20. Amazing grace by John Newton
Performer:  Diana Ross (Voice)
Conductor:  Vjekoslav Sutej
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Symphony Orchestra,  Gumpoldskirch Boys Choir
Period: Classical 
Written: 1799 
Date of Recording: 12/23/1992 
Venue:  Live  Rathaus, Vienna, Austria 
Length: 5 Minutes 46 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Lalo Schifrin 

Sound Samples

Introduction: Jingle Bells (Instrumental)
Mille cherubini in coro, based on Wiegenlied, D 498
Amazing Grace (Vocal)
Wiegenlied, Op. 49, No. 4
Carol of the Drum (Vocal)
The Gift of Love (Vocal)
Navidad (Vocal)
White Christmas (Vocal)
Ave Maria, Hymne an die Jungfrau, D 839
Ave Maria (Live)
It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year (Vocal)
Adeste Fideles (O Come All Ye Faithful)
If We Hold On Together (Vocal)
Medley Christmas in Vienna: (Vocal)
Stille Nacht (Vocal)

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