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A Christmas Festival With Arthur Fiedler & The Boston Pops


Release Date: 10/25/1990 
Label:  Rca Victor Gold Seal Catalog #: 6428   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Leroy AndersonIrving BerlinFelix BernardLeon Jessel,   ... 
Performer:  Alfred KripsLeo LitwinAl Hirt
Conductor:  Arthur Fiedler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston PopsArthur Fiedler ChorusArthur Fiedler Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 4 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 
Date of Recording: 5/1959 
2.
Holiday Inn: White Christmas by Irving Berlin
Performer:  Alfred Krips (Violin)
Conductor:  Arthur Fiedler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Pops
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1942; USA 
Date of Recording: 5/1959 
Notes: Arranged: Mason 
3.
Sleigh Ride by Leroy Anderson
Conductor:  Arthur Fiedler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Pops
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1948; USA 
Date of Recording: 5/1959 
4.
Winter Wonderland by Felix Bernard
Conductor:  Arthur Fiedler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Pops
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1934; USA 
Date of Recording: 5/1959 
Notes: Arranged: Mason 
5.
Parade der Zinnsoldaten, Op. 123 by Leon Jessel
Conductor:  Arthur Fiedler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Pops
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Lübeck, Germany 
Date of Recording: 5/1959 
Notes: Arranged: Gould 
6.
The Little Drummer Boy "Carol of the Drum" by Katherine K. Davis
Conductor:  Arthur Fiedler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Arthur Fiedler Chorus,  Arthur Fiedler Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1958; USA 
Date of Recording: 6/17/1969 
Notes: Arranged: Richard Hayman 
7.
Fantasia on Greensleeves by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Conductor:  Arthur Fiedler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Pops
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1934; England 
Date of Recording: 1/11/1958 
8.
Carol of the Bells by Traditional
Conductor:  Arthur Fiedler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Arthur Fiedler Chorus
Written: Ukraine 
Date of Recording: 6/17/1969 
Notes: Arranged: Wilhousky 
9.
Babes in Toyland: March of the Toy Soldiers by Victor Herbert
Conductor:  Arthur Fiedler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Pops
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1903; USA 
Date of Recording: 5/15/1958 
10.
German Dances (3), K 605: no 3 in C major "Sleigh ride" by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Arthur Fiedler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Pops
Period: Classical 
Written: 1789; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 5/1959 
11.
Nutcracker, Op. 71: no 14c, Act 2 - Variation II, Sugar-Plum Fairy and Coda by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Leo Litwin (Celesta)
Conductor:  Arthur Fiedler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Pops
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891-1892; Russia 
Date of Recording: 5/1959 
12.
Here we come a-wassailing by Traditional
Conductor:  Arthur Fiedler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Arthur Fiedler Chorus,  Arthur Fiedler Orchestra
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 6/17/1969 
Notes: This selection is part of a medley that includes "O Christmas Tree" and "I Saw Three Ships."
Arranged: Richard Hayman 
13.
O Tannenbaum by Traditional
Conductor:  Arthur Fiedler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Arthur Fiedler Chorus,  Arthur Fiedler Orchestra
Written: Westphalia, Germany 
Date of Recording: 6/17/1969 
Notes: This selection is part of a medley that includes "Here We Come A-Caroling" and "I Saw Three Ships."
Arranged: Richard Hayman 
14.
I saw three ships by Traditional
Conductor:  Arthur Fiedler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Arthur Fiedler Chorus,  Arthur Fiedler Orchestra
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 6/17/1969 
Notes: This selection is part of a medley that includes "Here We Come A-Caroling" and "O Christmas Tree."
Arranged: Richard Hayman 
15.
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer by Johnny Marks
Conductor:  Arthur Fiedler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Pops
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1949; USA 
Date of Recording: 5/1959 
Notes: Arranged: Richard Hayman 
16.
Silent Night by Franz Xaver Gruber
Conductor:  Arthur Fiedler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Arthur Fiedler Chorus,  Arthur Fiedler Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1818; Austria 
Date of Recording: 6/17/1969 
Notes: Arranged: Richard Hayman 
17.
Santa Claus is comin' to town by John Frederic Coots
Conductor:  Arthur Fiedler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Pops
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1934; USA 
Date of Recording: 5/1959 
Notes: Arranged: Mason 
18.
Hänsel und Gretel: Dream pantomime by Engelbert Humperdinck
Conductor:  Arthur Fiedler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Pops
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; Germany 
Date of Recording: 5/1959 
19.
The toy trumpet by Raymond Scott
Performer:  Al Hirt (Trumpet)
Conductor:  Arthur Fiedler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Pops
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 

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