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Sleighride! - Classic Christmas Favorites


Release Date: 08/17/1992 
Label:  Rca   Catalog #: 61373   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Leroy AndersonLowell MasonTraditionalJohn Francis Wade,   ... 
Performer:  Johannes SonnleitnerPlacido DomingoJohn GradyAl Hirt,   ... 
Conductor:  Arthur FiedlerEugene OrmandyRobert ShawHelmuth Froschauer,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston PopsPhiladelphia OrchestraPhiladelphia Orchestra Chorus,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 12 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
A Christmas Festival by Leroy Anderson
Conductor:  Arthur Fiedler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Pops
Period: 20th Century 
2.
Joy to the World by Lowell Mason
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra,  Philadelphia Orchestra Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 19th Century; USA 
3.
God rest ye merry, gentlemen by Traditional
Conductor:  Robert Shaw
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Robert Shaw Chorale
Written: England 
Notes: Arranged: Alice Parker and Robert Shaw 
4.
Adeste fideles "O come, all ye faithful" by John Francis Wade
Performer:  Johannes Sonnleitner (Organ), Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor:  Helmuth Froschauer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Symphony Orchestra,  Vienna Boys' Choir
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1782; England 
Notes: Arranged: Helmuth Froschauer 
5.
The Holly and the Ivy by Traditional
Performer:  John Grady (Organ)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Canadian Brass
Written: England 
Notes: Arranged: Cable 
6.
German Dances (3), K 605: no 3 in C major "Sleigh ride" by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Richard Kapp
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Virtuosi
Period: Classical 
Written: 1789; Vienna, Austria 
7.
Divertimento in F major "Musical Sleigh Ride" by Leopold Mozart
Conductor:  Richard Kapp
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Virtuosi
Period: Classical 
Written: 1755; Austria 
8.
Sleigh Ride by Leroy Anderson
Conductor:  Arthur Fiedler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Pops
9.
The toy trumpet by Raymond Scott
Performer:  Al Hirt (Trumpet)
Conductor:  Arthur Fiedler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Pops
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
10.
Lully, lulla, thow littel tyne child "Coventry Carol" by Traditional
Performer:  John Grady (Organ)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Canadian Brass
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; England 
11.
I wonder as I wander by John Jacob Niles
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
12.
Carol of the Bells by Traditional
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Written: Ukraine 
Notes: Arranged: Wilhousky 
13.
Nutcracker, Op. 71: no 14c, Act 2 - Variation II, Sugar-Plum Fairy and Coda by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Arthur Fiedler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Pops
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891-1892; Russia 
14.
Babes in Toyland: March of the Toy Soldiers by Victor Herbert
Conductor:  Arthur Fiedler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Pops
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1903; USA 
15.
Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben, BWV 147: Jesu bleibet meine Freude "Jesu, joy of man's desiring" by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  John De Lancie (Oboe)
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1723; Leipzig, Germany 
Notes: Arranged: Harris 
16.
German Dances (3), K 605: no 1 in D major by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Richard Kapp
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Virtuosi
Period: Classical 
Written: 1791; Vienna, Austria 
17.
Ellens Gesang III, D 839/Op. 52 no 6 "Ave Maria" by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Johannes Sonnleitner (Organ)
Conductor:  Helmuth Froschauer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Symphony Orchestra,  Vienna Boys' Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1825; Vienna, Austria 
18.
Silent Night by Franz Xaver Gruber
Performer:  John Grady (Organ)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Canadian Brass
Period: Classical 
Written: 1818; Austria 
19.
What child is this? by Traditional
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra,  Philadelphia Orchestra Chorus
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; England 
20.
German Dances (3), K 605: no 2 in G major by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Richard Kapp
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Virtuosi
Period: Classical 
Written: 1791; Vienna, Austria 
21.
L'Allegro, il Penseroso ed il Moderato, HWV 55: Or let the merry bells ring round by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Richard Kapp
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Virtuosi
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1740; London, England 
Notes: Arranged: Richard Kapp 
22.
Messiah, HWV 56: Hallelujah! by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra,  Philadelphia Orchestra Chorus
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Notes: Arranged: Eugene Ormandy 
23.
We three kings by John Henry Hopkins Jr.
Conductor:  Robert Shaw
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Robert Shaw Chorale
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
Notes: Arranged: Alice Parker and Robert Shaw 
24.
Musae Sioniae: Es ist ein' Ros' entsprungen by Michael Praetorius
Conductor:  Robert Shaw
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Robert Shaw Chorale
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1609; Germany 

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