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Christmas' Greatest Songs / Verrot, Patenaud, Chiasson, Etc


Release Date: 10/21/2003 
Label:  Analekta   Catalog #: 291256   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  TraditionalNicolas SabolyJohn Francis WadeCharles Gounod,   ... 
Performer:  Rachel LaurinLuce VachonLyne FortinAngèle Dubeau
Conductor:  André ChiassonGilbert PatenaudePascal Verrot
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Choeur Les RhapsodesLes Petits Chanteurs du Mont-RoyalStrada,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 41 Mins. 

Special Order: This CD requires additional production time and ships within 2-3 weeks.  

This CD is reissued by ArkivMusic.

Works on This Recording

1.
Il est né, le divin enfant by Traditional
Conductor:  André Chiasson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Choeur Les Rhapsodes
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 15th Century; France 
Length: 2 Minutes 38 Secs. 
Language: French 
Notes: Arranged: R. Daveluy 
2.
Les anges dans nos campagnes by Traditional
Performer:  Rachel Laurin (Organ)
Conductor:  Gilbert Patenaude
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Les Petits Chanteurs du Mont-Royal
Written: France 
Length: 3 Minutes 17 Secs. 
Language: French 
Notes: Arranged: R. Daveluy 
3.
Nouvelle agréable by Traditional
Performer:  Rachel Laurin (Organ)
Conductor:  Gilbert Patenaude
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Les Petits Chanteurs du Mont-Royal
Length: 2 Minutes 22 Secs. 
Language: French 
4.
I saw three ships by Traditional
Performer:  Luce Vachon (Soprano)
Conductor:  André Chiasson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Choeur Les Rhapsodes
Written: England 
Length: 1 Minutes 44 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: David Willcocks 
5.
The Twelve Days of Christmas by Traditional
Conductor:  André Chiasson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Choeur Les Rhapsodes
Written: England 
Length: 3 Minutes 57 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: John Rutter 
6.
O Tannenbaum by Traditional
Conductor:  André Chiasson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Choeur Les Rhapsodes
Written: Westphalia, Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 26 Secs. 
Language: German 
7.
El noy de la mare by Traditional
Conductor:  Gilbert Patenaude
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Les Petits Chanteurs du Mont-Royal
Period: Romantic 
Written: Spain 
Length: 2 Minutes 43 Secs. 
8.
De matin ai rescountra lou trin by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Strada
Written: Provence, France 
Length: 2 Minutes 38 Secs. 
Language: French 
Notes: Arranged: Pierre Jacques Langevin 
9.
Nadal tindaire by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Strada
Period: Medieval 
Written: Provence, France 
Length: 2 Minutes 38 Secs. 
Language: French 
10.
Un flambeau, Jeannette, Isabelle by Traditional
Conductor:  Gilbert Patenaude
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Les Petits Chanteurs du Mont-Royal
Written: France 
Length: 2 Minutes 8 Secs. 
Language: French 
11.
Dans cette étable by Traditional
Performer:  Rachel Laurin (Organ)
Conductor:  Gilbert Patenaude
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Les Petits Chanteurs du Mont-Royal
Length: 3 Minutes 36 Secs. 
Language: French 
Notes: Arranged: R. Daveluy 
12.
The first nowell by Traditional
Conductor:  Gilbert Patenaude
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Les Petits Chanteurs du Mont-Royal
Written: England 
Length: 2 Minutes 50 Secs. 
Language: English 
13.
Good King Wenceslas by Traditional
Conductor:  André Chiasson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Choeur Les Rhapsodes
Written: England 
Length: 2 Minutes 24 Secs. 
Language: English 
14.
Ça bergers by Traditional
Performer:  Rachel Laurin (Organ)
Conductor:  Gilbert Patenaude
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Les Petits Chanteurs du Mont-Royal
Length: 3 Minutes 24 Secs. 
Language: French 
15.
Entre le boeuf et l'âne gris by Traditional
Conductor:  André Chiasson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Choeur Les Rhapsodes
Written: France 
Length: 3 Minutes 23 Secs. 
Language: French 
16.
God rest ye merry, gentlemen by Traditional
Conductor:  Gilbert Patenaude
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Les Petits Chanteurs du Mont-Royal
Written: England 
Length: 1 Minutes 40 Secs. 
Language: English 
17.
C'est le jour de la Noël by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Strada
Written: Auvergne, France 
Length: 3 Minutes 5 Secs. 
Language: French 
Notes: Arranged: Pierre Jacques Langevin 
18.
Touro-louro-louro by Nicolas Saboly
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Strada
Period: Baroque 
Written: 17th Century; France 
Length: 1 Minutes 32 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Pierre Jacques Langevin 
19.
Adeste fideles "O come, all ye faithful" by John Francis Wade
Performer:  Lyne Fortin (Soprano)
Conductor:  Pascal Verrot
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Quebec Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1782; England 
Length: 3 Minutes 0 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
20.
Ave Maria by Charles Gounod
Performer:  Lyne Fortin (Soprano)
Conductor:  Pascal Verrot
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Quebec Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; France 
Length: 5 Minutes 27 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
Notes: This work is based on J.S. Bach's Prelude no 1 in C from 'The Well-Tempered Clavier.' 
21.
Ellens Gesang III, D 839/Op. 52 no 6 "Ave Maria" by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Rachel Laurin (Organ), Angèle Dubeau (Violin)
Conductor:  Gilbert Patenaude
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Les Petits Chanteurs du Mont-Royal
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1825; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 5 Minutes 32 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
22.
Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben, BWV 147: Jesu bleibet meine Freude "Jesu, joy of man's desiring" by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Angèle Dubeau (Violin), Rachel Laurin (Organ)
Conductor:  Gilbert Patenaude
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Les Petits Chanteurs du Mont-Royal
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1723; Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 4 Secs. 
Language: French 
23.
Holiday Inn: White Christmas by Irving Berlin
Performer:  Lyne Fortin (Soprano)
Conductor:  Pascal Verrot
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Quebec Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1942; USA 
Length: 6 Minutes 24 Secs. 
Language: French 
24.
Gesu Bambino by Pietro Yon
Performer:  Lyne Fortin (Soprano)
Conductor:  Pascal Verrot
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Quebec Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1917; USA 
Length: 4 Minutes 21 Secs. 
Language: French 
25.
Minuit, Chrétiens "O holy night" by Adolphe Adam
Performer:  Lyne Fortin (Soprano)
Conductor:  Pascal Verrot
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Quebec Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: France 
Length: 4 Minutes 26 Secs. 
Language: French 
26.
Greensleeves by Traditional
Conductor:  Pascal Verrot
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Quebec Symphony Orchestra
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; England 
Length: 4 Minutes 0 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: W. C. Dix 
27.
Carol of the Bells by Traditional
Conductor:  Pascal Verrot
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Quebec Symphony Orchestra
Written: Ukraine 
Length: 1 Minutes 41 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Mykola D. Leontovich 
28.
Silent Night by Franz Xaver Gruber
Conductor:  Pascal Verrot
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Quebec Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1818; Austria 
Length: 2 Minutes 44 Secs. 
29.
Meet Me in St. Louis: Have yourself a merry little Christmas by Hugh Martin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  La Bande Magnetik
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1944; USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 32 Secs. 
Language: English 
30.
Feliz Navidad by José Feliciano
Orchestra/Ensemble:  La Bande Magnetik
Period: 20th Century 
Length: 3 Minutes 9 Secs. 
Language: Spanish 
31.
Happy Christmas (War Is Over) by John Lennon
Orchestra/Ensemble:  La Bande Magnetik
Period: 20th Century 
Written: by 1971; England 
Length: 5 Minutes 12 Secs. 
Language: English 

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