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Merry Christmas / Walter, Cssr State Philharmonic, Et Al


Release Date: 02/15/1994 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 8550188   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  John Henry Hopkins Jr.TraditionalFranz Xaver GruberJohann Sebastian Bach,   ... 
Performer:  Wolfgang Rübsam
Conductor:  Alfred Walter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kosice Slovak State Philharmonic OrchestraGerman Boys' Choir
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 53 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Includes work(s) by various composers. Ensembles: Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra, Philharmonic Choir. Conductor: Richard Hayman. Includes work(s) by various composers. Ensembles: Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra, Philharmonic Choir. Conductor: Richard Hayman. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. We three kings by John Henry Hopkins Jr.
Conductor:  Alfred Walter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kosice Slovak State Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
2. The first nowell by Traditional
Conductor:  Alfred Walter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kosice Slovak State Philharmonic Orchestra
Written: England 
3. Silent Night by Franz Xaver Gruber
Conductor:  Alfred Walter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kosice Slovak State Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1818; Austria 
4. Good King Wenceslas by Traditional
Conductor:  Alfred Walter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kosice Slovak State Philharmonic Orchestra
Written: England 
5. What child is this? by Traditional
Conductor:  Alfred Walter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kosice Slovak State Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; England 
6. Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben, BWV 147: Jesu bleibet meine Freude "Jesu, joy of man's desiring" by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Wolfgang Rübsam (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1723; Leipzig, Germany 
7. O Tannenbaum by Traditional
Conductor:  Alfred Walter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kosice Slovak State Philharmonic Orchestra
Written: Westphalia, Germany 
8. Jauchzet, ihr Himmel by Traditional
Conductor:  Alfred Walter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kosice Slovak State Philharmonic Orchestra,  German Boys' Choir
9. Away in a manger by William James Kirkpatrick
Conductor:  Alfred Walter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kosice Slovak State Philharmonic Orchestra
10. It came upon the midnight clear by Richard Storrs Willis
Conductor:  Alfred Walter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kosice Slovak State Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
11. Jolly old Saint Nicolas by Traditional
Conductor:  Alfred Walter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kosice Slovak State Philharmonic Orchestra
Written: England 
12. Orgelbüchlein: Der Tag, der ist so freudenreich, BWV 605 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Wolfgang Rübsam (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1713-1717; Weimar, Germany 
13. While shepherds watched their flocks by night by Traditional
Conductor:  Alfred Walter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kosice Slovak State Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1592; England 
14. God rest ye merry, gentlemen by Traditional
Conductor:  Alfred Walter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kosice Slovak State Philharmonic Orchestra
Written: England 
15. In dulci jubilo by Traditional
Performer:  Wolfgang Rübsam (Organ)
Period: Medieval 
Written: 12th Century; Germany 
16. Up on the housetop by Benjamin Russell Hanby
Conductor:  Alfred Walter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kosice Slovak State Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: by 1866; USA 
17. O little town of Bethlehem by Henry Walford Davies
Conductor:  Alfred Walter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kosice Slovak State Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
18. Deck the Halls by Traditional
Conductor:  Alfred Walter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kosice Slovak State Philharmonic Orchestra
Written: Wales, UK 
19. Orgelbüchlein: Lobt Gott, ihr Christen, allzugleich, BWV 609 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Wolfgang Rübsam (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1713-1717; Weimar, Germany 
20. We wish you a merry Christmas by Traditional
Conductor:  Alfred Walter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kosice Slovak State Philharmonic Orchestra
Written: England 
21. Festgesang "Hark! The herald angels sing" by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  Alfred Walter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kosice Slovak State Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1840; Germany 
22. Orgelbüchlein: Vom Himmel hoch, da komm' ich her, BWV 606 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Wolfgang Rübsam (Organ)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1713-1717; Weimar, Germany 
23. Adeste fideles "O come, all ye faithful" by John Francis Wade
Conductor:  Alfred Walter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kosice Slovak State Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1782; England 
24. Angels we have heard on high by Traditional
Conductor:  Alfred Walter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kosice Slovak State Philharmonic Orchestra
Written: France 
25. Joy to the World by Lowell Mason
Conductor:  Alfred Walter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kosice Slovak State Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 19th Century; USA 
26. Jingle Bells by James Pierpont
Conductor:  Alfred Walter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kosice Slovak State Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1857; USA 
27. Musae Sioniae: Es ist ein' Ros' entsprungen by Michael Praetorius
Conductor:  Alfred Walter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kosice Slovak State Philharmonic Orchestra,  German Boys' Choir
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1609; Germany 

Sound Samples

The First Noel
Stille Nacht (Silent Night): Stille Nacht, Heilige Nacht (Silent Night)
Good King Wenceslas
What Child is This: What Child Is This
Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring
We Three Kings of Orient Are
O Tannenbaum
Jingle Bells
Rejoice, ye Heavens
Away in a Manger
It came upon a Midnight Clear
Jolly Old Saint Nicholas
Der Tag, der ist so freundenreich
While Shepherds Watched
God rest ye, Merry Gentlemen
In dulci jubilo
Up on the House Top
O Little Town of Bethelehem
The World's Fair Rose: Es ist ein Ros' Entsprungen ()
Stille Nacht (Silent Night) (arr. for orchestra): Stille Nacht (Silent Night)
Deck the Halls
Praise God, ye Christian Men
We Wish You a Merry Christmas
Hark! The Herald Angels Sing
From Heaven on High
Adeste Fideles (arr. for orchestra): Adeste fideles
Angels We have Heard On High: Angels We Have Heard on High
Joy to the World

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