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White Christmas / Arthur Fiedler, Boston Pops


Release Date: 10/25/1990 
Label:  Dg Galleria Catalog #: 419414   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Johann Sebastian BachGeorge Frideric HandelLeroy AndersonIrving Berlin,   ... 
Conductor:  Arthur Fiedler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Pops
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 50 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben, BWV 147: Jesu bleibet meine Freude "Jesu, joy of man's desiring" by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Arthur Fiedler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Pops
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1723; Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 25 Secs. 
2. Messiah, HWV 56: Hallelujah! by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Arthur Fiedler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Pops
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Length: 4 Minutes 2 Secs. 
3. Sleigh Ride by Leroy Anderson
Conductor:  Arthur Fiedler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Pops
Length: 2 Minutes 55 Secs. 
4. Holiday Inn: White Christmas by Irving Berlin
Conductor:  Arthur Fiedler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Pops
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1942; USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 23 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Jack Mason 
5. Divertimento in F major "Musical Sleigh Ride" by Leopold Mozart
Conductor:  Arthur Fiedler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Pops
Period: Classical 
Written: 1755; Austria 
Length: 2 Minutes 49 Secs. 
Notes: This work may have been composed by J. Wassmuth. 
6. Nutcracker, Op. 71: no 13, Act 2 - Waltz of the Flowers by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Arthur Fiedler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Pops
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891-1892; Russia 
Length: 6 Minutes 40 Secs. 
7. Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer by Johnny Marks
Conductor:  Arthur Fiedler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Pops
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1949; USA 
Length: 2 Minutes 15 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Richard Hayman 
8. Santa Claus is comin' to town by John Frederic Coots
Conductor:  Arthur Fiedler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Pops
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1934; USA 
Length: 2 Minutes 37 Secs. 
Notes: This selection was written in collaboration with Fred Coots.
Arranged: Jack Mason 
9. Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248: no 11, Und es waren Hirten in derselben Gegend by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Arthur Fiedler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Pops
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1734-1735; Leipzig, Germany 
Length: 7 Minutes 22 Secs. 
10. Was mir behagt, ist nur die muntre Jagd!, BWV 208 "Hunt Cantata": Schafe können sicher weiden by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Arthur Fiedler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Pops
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1713; Cöthen, Germany 
Length: 4 Minutes 40 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: William Walton 
11. Christmas Festival Overture by Leroy Anderson
Conductor:  Arthur Fiedler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Pops
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Length: 9 Minutes 40 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Christmas Festival
Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben, Cantata BWV 147 - Arr. Robert Bockholt: Jesu Joy of Men's Desiring
Christmas Oratorio BWV 248: Shepherd's Music
Messiah Hwv 56: Hallelujah (Part 2)
Was mir behagt, ist nur die muntre Jagd, Cantata BWV 208 - Arr.: William Walton: Schafe koennen sicher weiden (Sheep may safely graze)
Sleigh Ride
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer - Johnny Marks, Arr. Richard Hayman
3 German Dances K605: No.3 In C "Sleighride"
White Christmas

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