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Christmas Celebration / United States Army Field Band & Soldiers' Chorus


Release Date: 11/10/1998 
Label:  Altissimo   Catalog #: 5554   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Alfred ReedTraditionalAdolphe AdamLeon Jessel,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  United States Army Field BandUnited States Army Soldiers Chorus
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 43 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Christmas Intrada by Alfred Reed
Orchestra/Ensemble:  United States Army Field Band
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 4 Secs. 
2. We wish you a merry Christmas by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  United States Army Field Band
Written: England 
Length: 0 Minutes 55 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: John Iveson 
3. Minuit, Chrétiens "O holy night" by Adolphe Adam
Orchestra/Ensemble:  United States Army Field Band,  United States Army Soldiers Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: France 
Length: 4 Minutes 12 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Beth Hough 
4. Parade der Zinnsoldaten, Op. 123 by Leon Jessel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  United States Army Field Band,  United States Army Soldiers Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Lübeck, Germany 
Length: 4 Minutes 28 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: John Morrissey 
5. Jingle Bells by James S. Pierpont
Orchestra/Ensemble:  United States Army Field Band,  United States Army Soldiers Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1857 
Length: 1 Minutes 56 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Marty Paich, Jacob Gold, and Ken McCoy 
6. Greensleeves by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  United States Army Field Band
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; England 
Length: 4 Minutes 57 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Alfred Reed 
7. Sleigh Ride by Leroy Anderson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  United States Army Field Band
Length: 3 Minutes 6 Secs. 
8. Carol of the Bells by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  United States Army Field Band,  United States Army Soldiers Chorus
Written: Ukraine 
Length: 1 Minutes 20 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Beth Hough 
9. Twelve Days after Christmas by Fred Silver
Orchestra/Ensemble:  United States Army Field Band,  United States Army Soldiers Chorus
Length: 3 Minutes 5 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Tom Forson 
10. Silent Night by Franz Xaver Gruber
Orchestra/Ensemble:  United States Army Field Band,  United States Army Soldiers Chorus
Period: Classical 
Written: 1818; Austria 
Length: 2 Minutes 3 Secs. 
11. Silver Bells by Jay Livingston
Orchestra/Ensemble:  United States Army Field Band,  United States Army Soldiers Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1951; USA 
Length: 4 Minutes 46 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Ken McCoy and Robert Lichtenberger
This selection is part of a medley which shares track and timing with and incorporates Berlin's "White Christmas."
This selection was written in collaboration with with Ray Evans. 
12. Holiday Inn: White Christmas by Irving Berlin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  United States Army Field Band,  United States Army Soldiers Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1942; USA 
Notes: Arranged: Ken McCoy and Robert Lichtenberger
This selection is part of a medley which shares track and timing with and
incorporates "Silver Bells." 
13. Festgesang "Hark! The herald angels sing" by Felix Mendelssohn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  United States Army Field Band,  United States Army Soldiers Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1840; Germany 
Length: 5 Minutes 44 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Eric Richards
This selection is part of a medley which shares track and timing with and
incorporates "God rest ye merry gentlemen," "Deck the hall," "What child is this," "The first nowell," and "Joy to the world." 
14. God rest ye merry, gentlemen by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  United States Army Field Band,  United States Army Soldiers Chorus
Written: England 
Notes: Arranged: Eric Richards
This selection is part of a medley which shares track and timing with and
incorporates "Hark! The herald angels sing," "Deck the hall," "What child is this," "The first nowell," and "Joy to the world." 
15. Deck the Halls by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  United States Army Field Band,  United States Army Soldiers Chorus
Written: Wales, UK 
Notes: Arranged: Eric Richards
This selection is part of a medley which shares track and timing with and
incorporates "Hark! The herald angels sing," "God rest ye merry
gentlemen," "What child is this," "The first nowell," and "Joy to the world." 
16. What child is this? by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  United States Army Field Band,  United States Army Soldiers Chorus
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; England 
Notes: Arranged: Eric Richards
This selection is part of a medley which shares track and timing with and
incorporates "Hark! The herald angels sing," "God rest ye merry
gentlemen," "Deck the hall," "The first nowell," and "Joy to the world." 
17. The first nowell by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  United States Army Field Band,  United States Army Soldiers Chorus
Written: England 
Notes: Arranged: Eric Richards
This selection is part of a medley which shares track and timing with and
incorporates "Hark! The herald angels sing," "God rest ye merry
gentlemen," "Deck the hall," "What child is this," and "Joy to the world." 
18. Joy to the World by Lowell Mason
Orchestra/Ensemble:  United States Army Field Band,  United States Army Soldiers Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 19th Century; USA 
Notes: Arranged: Eric Richards
This selection is part of a medley which shares track and timing with and
incorporates "Hark! The herald angels sing," "God rest ye merry
gentlemen," "Deck the hall," "What child is this," and "The first nowell." 
19. We three kings by John Henry Hopkins Jr.
Orchestra/Ensemble:  United States Army Field Band
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
Length: 2 Minutes 32 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Eric Richards 

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