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Merry Christmas - Original Soundtrack


Release Date: 02/07/2006 
Label:  Virgin Classics   Catalog #: 41978   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Philippe RombiGottfried H. StölzelFranz Xaver GruberJohn Francis Wade
Performer:  Natalie DessayPhilippe RombiBruno Le RouzicEdouard Dubois,   ... 
Conductor:  Philippe Rombi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony OrchestraMilan Teatro alla Scala ChorusBel Arte String Quartet,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 13 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Includes work(s) by Philippe Rombi. Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra. Soloists: Natalie Dessay, Rolando Villazón. Includes work(s) by Philippe Rombi. Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra. Soloists: Natalie Dessay, Rolando Villazón. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Merry Christmas by Philippe Rombi
Performer:  Natalie Dessay (Soprano), Philippe Rombi (Piano), Bruno Le Rouzic (Tin Whistle),
Bruno Le Rouzic (Bagpipe), Edouard Dubois (Harmonica), Carmine Lauri (Violin),
Griogair Lawrie (Bagpipe), David Bruce (Bagpipe), Calum Anthony Beaton (Bagpipe),
Ivan McDonald (Bagpipe)
Conductor:  Philippe Rombi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra,  Milan Teatro alla Scala Chorus,  Bel Arte String Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 2005 
Date of Recording: 06/2005 
Venue:  Abbey Road Studios, London 
Length: 60 Minutes 19 Secs. 
Language: English 
2.
Bist du bei mir by Gottfried H. Stölzel
Performer:  Philippe Rombi (Piano), Rolando Villazón (Tenor), Natalie Dessay (Soprano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bel Arte String Quartet
Period: Baroque 
Date of Recording: 06/2005 
Venue:  Abbey Road Studios, London 
Length: 4 Minutes 2 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranger: Philippe Rombi. 
3.
Silent Night by Franz Xaver Gruber
Performer:  Rolando Villazón (Tenor)
Conductor:  Philippe Rombi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bel Arte Symphonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1818; Austria 
Date of Recording: 06/2005 
Venue:  Abbey Road Studios, London 
Length: 4 Minutes 15 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranger: Philippe Rombi. 
4.
Adeste fideles "O come, all ye faithful" by John Francis Wade
Performer:  Rolando Villazón (Tenor)
Conductor:  Philippe Rombi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bel Arte Symphonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1782; England 
Date of Recording: 06/2005 
Venue:  Abbey Road Studios, London 
Length: 4 Minutes 15 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
Notes: Arranger: Philippe Rombi. 

Sound Samples

Ave Maria
Overture
Hymne des fraternisés (piano)
Anna et Nikolaus
La guerre
Enterrement des soldats
Bist du bei mir
Stille Nacht
La lettre de Jonathan
Les souvenirs de Ponchel
Le match de football
Le discours de l'évęque
Le courrier des soldats
War adagio
Thčme de l'absence
Hymne des Fraternisés: I'm dreaming of home
Adeste fidelis
Invitations: I'm dreaming of home
Anna et Nikolaus (film version including Nuit de Noël)
Aria pour violon et orchestre
Hymne des fraternisés (murmures et vocalises)

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