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This Is Christmas! / United States Air Force Symphony Orchestra


Release Date: 09/23/1997 
Label:  Altissimo   Catalog #: 5555   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  TraditionalHawley AdesJohann Sebastian BachGloria Shayne,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  United States Army Air Force Symphony Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 47 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Includes work(s) by various composers. Ensemble: United States Army Air Force Symphony Orchestra. Includes work(s) by various composers. Ensemble: United States Army Air Force Symphony Orchestra. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Deck the Halls by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  United States Army Air Force Symphony Orchestra
Written: Wales, UK 
Notes: Arranged: Peter Knight 
2.
A Festival of Carols by Hawley Ades
Orchestra/Ensemble:  United States Army Air Force Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Notes: This selection is a medley of carols written by Alfred S. Burt which incorporates "Ah, Bleak and Chill The Wintry Wind," "All On A Christmas Morning," "Caroling, caroling," "Come, dear children," "Jesu parvule," "O Hearken ye," "Some Children See Him," "Star Carol," "We'll dress this house" and "Bright, Bright, the Holly Berries." 
3.
God rest ye merry, gentlemen by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  United States Army Air Force Symphony Orchestra
Written: England 
Notes: Arranged: Peter Knight 
4.
Was mir behagt, ist nur die muntre Jagd!, BWV 208 "Hunt Cantata": Schafe können sicher weiden by Johann Sebastian Bach
Orchestra/Ensemble:  United States Army Air Force Symphony Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1713; Cöthen, Germany 
Notes: Arranged: Leopold Stokowski 
5.
Do You Hear What I Hear? by Gloria Shayne
Orchestra/Ensemble:  United States Army Air Force Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1962 
Notes: Arranged: Robert W. Lowden
This selection was written in collaboration with Noel Regney. 
6.
Christmas Favorites by Bruce Chase
Orchestra/Ensemble:  United States Army Air Force Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Notes: This selection is a medley which incorporates "It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas" by Meredith Willson, "Silver Bells" by Jay Livingstone and Ray Evans and "The Christmas Song" by Mel Tormé. 
7.
Babes in Toyland: March of the Toy Soldiers by Victor Herbert
Orchestra/Ensemble:  United States Army Air Force Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1903; USA 
Notes: Arranged: Otto Langey Warner 
8.
A Christmas Festival by Leroy Anderson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  United States Army Air Force Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Notes: This selection is a medley which incorporates "Joy to the World," "Deck
the Halls," "Good King Wenceslas," "God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen," "Hark!
The Herald Angels Sing," "The First Nowell," "Silent Night," "Jingle
Bells," "O come, all ye faithful." 
9.
We three kings by John Henry Hopkins Jr.
Orchestra/Ensemble:  United States Army Air Force Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
Notes: Arranged: Peter Knight 

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