WGBH Radio WGBH Radio theclassicalstation.org

Simply Christmas


Release Date: 10/11/2005 
Label:  Sony   Catalog #: 94769   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Lowell MasonTraditionalArcangelo CorelliAdolphe Adam,   ... 
Performer:  Kazuko ShinozakiAyako ShinozakiMichel LegrandJean-Pierre Rampal,   ... 
Conductor:  Hartmut Haenchen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  C.P.E. Bach Chamber Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 10 Mins. 

In Stock: Usually ships in 24 hours.  

Notes and Editorial Reviews

This is a DSD (Direct Stream Digital) recording This is a DSD (Direct Stream Digital) recording Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Joy to the World by Lowell Mason
Performer:  Kazuko Shinozaki (Harp), Ayako Shinozaki (Harp)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 19th Century; USA 
Length: 2 Minutes 48 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Hiroshi Aoshima. 
2. Greensleeves by Traditional
Performer:  Michel Legrand (Celesta), Jean-Pierre Rampal (Flute), Alexandre Lagoya (Guitar)
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; England 
Length: 4 Minutes 41 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Michel Legrand. 
3. Angels we have heard on high by Traditional
Performer:  Ayako Shinozaki (Harp)
Written: France 
Length: 3 Minutes 16 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Hiroshi Aoshima. 
4. Concerti grossi (12), Op. 6: no 8 in G minor "Christmas" - 3rd movement, Adagio-Allegro-Adagio by Arcangelo Corelli
Conductor:  Hartmut Haenchen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  C.P.E. Bach Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1708-1712; Rome, Italy 
Length: 2 Minutes 53 Secs. 
5. Minuit, Chrétiens "O holy night" by Adolphe Adam
Performer:  Ayako Shinozaki (Harp), Kazuko Shinozaki (Harp)
Period: Romantic 
Written: France 
Length: 4 Minutes 5 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Hiroshi Aoshima. 
6. Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben, BWV 147: Jesu bleibet meine Freude "Jesu, joy of man's desiring" by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performer:  Katia Labèque (Piano), Marielle Labèque (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1723; Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 20 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Myra Hess. 
7. Il est né, le divin enfant by Traditional
Performer:  Jean-Pierre Rampal (Flute), Alexandre Lagoya (Guitar), Michel Legrand (Fender Rhodes Piano)
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 15th Century; France 
Length: 4 Minutes 5 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Michel Legrand. 
8. Peace by Ottmar Liebert
Performer:  Michael Chavez (Bongos), Mike Middleton (Trumpet), Gary Lyons (Slide Guitar),
Mark Clark (Cajon Drums), Mark Clark (Percussion), Michael Chavez (Cowbells),
Mark Clark (Timbales), Jon Gagan (Keyboards), Jon Gagan (Double Bass),
Ottmar Liebert (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Length: 3 Minutes 38 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is part of a medley which also includes "I saw three ships."
Arranger: Ottmar Liebert. 
9. I saw three ships by Traditional
Performer:  Michael Chavez (Cowbells), Gary Lyons (Slide Guitar), Michael Chavez (Bongos),
Mike Middleton (Trumpet), Jon Gagan (Keyboards), Mark Clark (Percussion),
Mark Clark (Cajon Drums), Mark Clark (Timbales), Jon Gagan (Double Bass),
Ottmar Liebert (Guitar)
Written: England 
Length: 3 Minutes 38 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is part of a medley which also includes "Peace."
Arranger: Ottmar Liebert. 
10. Deck the Halls by Traditional
Performer:  Alexandre Lagoya (Guitar), Michel Legrand (Harpsichord), Jean-Pierre Rampal (Flute)
Written: Wales, UK 
Length: 3 Minutes 37 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Michel Legrand. 
11. Holiday Inn: White Christmas by Irving Berlin
Performer:  Ayako Shinozaki (Harp)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1942; USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 17 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Hiroshi Aoshima. 
12. Concerti grossi (12), Op. 3: no 12 in C major "Christmas Concerto" - Pastorale by Francesco Manfredini
Performer:  Ayako Shinozaki (Harp)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1718; Italy 
Length: 5 Minutes 21 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Hiroshi Aoshima. 
13. Concerti grossi (12), Op. 6: no 8 in G minor "Christmas" - Allegro by Arcangelo Corelli
Conductor:  Hartmut Haenchen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  C.P.E. Bach Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1708-1712; Rome, Italy 
Length: 1 Minutes 31 Secs. 
14. Concerti grossi (12), Op. 6: no 8 in G minor "Christmas" - 7th movement, Largo "Pastorale" by Arcangelo Corelli
Conductor:  Hartmut Haenchen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  C.P.E. Bach Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: Italy 
Length: 4 Minutes 30 Secs. 
Notes: Composition written: Rome, Italy (1708 - 1712). 
15. Ave Maria by Charles Gounod
Performer:  Catrin Finch (Harp), Terrance Barber (Countertenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; France 
Length: 4 Minutes 26 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Karl Jenkins.
This work is based on J.S. Bach's Prelude no 1 in C from 'The Well-Tempered Clavier.' 
16. It came upon the midnight clear by Richard Storrs Willis
Performer:  Ayako Shinozaki (Harp)
Period: Romantic 
Length: 3 Minutes 5 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Hiroshi Aoshima. 
17. Silent Night by Franz Xaver Gruber
Performer:  Michel Legrand (Hammond B-3 Organ), Alexandre Lagoya (Guitar), Jean-Pierre Rampal (Flute)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1818; Austria 
Length: 4 Minutes 34 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Michel Legrand. 
18. Ellens Gesang III, D 839/Op. 52 no 6 "Ave Maria" by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Ayako Shinozaki (Harp)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1825; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 5 Minutes 12 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Hiroshi Aoshima. 
19. Jingle Bells by James Pierpont
Performer:  Michel Legrand (Piano), Alexandre Lagoya (Guitar), Jean-Pierre Rampal (Flute)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1857; USA 
Length: 4 Minutes 18 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Michel Legrand. 

Customer Reviews

Be the first to review this title
Review This Title
Review This Title Share on Facebook