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Simply Christmas - Home For The Holidays


Release Date: 09/26/2006 
Label:  Sony   Catalog #: 88581   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Franz Xaver GruberTraditionalJohn Francis WadeAdolphe Adam,   ... 
Performer:  Ayako ShinozakiJeremy WallCaféEddie Gomez,   ... 
Conductor:  Ross PopleMartin NearyJohn Georgiadis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Canadian BrassLondon Festival OrchestraNational Philharmonic Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 1 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Includes concerto(s) by various composers. Ensemble: London Festival Orchestra. Conductor: Ross Pople.
Includes work(s) by various composers, Gregor Joseph Werner. Ensembles: London Festival Orchestra, National Philharmonic Orchestra, Musica Sacra, Canadian Brass. Conductors: Ross Pople, Martin Neary, Richard Westenburg. Soloists: Ayako Shinozaki, Richard Stoltzman, Eddie Gomez (double bass), Dave Samuels, Jeremy Wall, Emily Mitchell, Café (percussion), Bill Douglas, Michala Petri.
Includes concerto(s) by various composers. Ensemble: London Festival Orchestra. Conductor: Ross Pople.
Includes work(s) by various composers, Gregor Joseph Werner. Ensembles: London Festival Orchestra, National Philharmonic Orchestra, Musica Sacra, Canadian Brass. Conductors: Ross Pople, Martin Neary, Richard Westenburg. Soloists: Ayako Shinozaki, Richard Stoltzman, Eddie Gomez (double bass), Dave Samuels, Jeremy Wall, Emily Mitchell, Café (percussion), Bill Douglas, Michala Petri. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Silent Night by Franz Xaver Gruber
Performer:  Ayako Shinozaki (Harp)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1818; Austria 
Length: 3 Minutes 19 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Hiroshi Aoshima. 
2.
O Tannenbaum by Traditional
Performer:  Ayako Shinozaki (Harp)
Written: Westphalia, Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 30 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Hiroshi Aoshima. 
3.
The first nowell by Traditional
Performer:  Ayako Shinozaki (Harp)
Written: England 
Length: 4 Minutes 35 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is part of a medley which also includes "Adeste fideles."
Arranger: Hiroshi Aoshima. 
4.
Adeste fideles "O come, all ye faithful" by John Francis Wade
Performer:  Ayako Shinozaki (Harp)
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1782; England 
Length: 4 Minutes 35 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is part of a medley which also includes "The first nowell."
Arranger: Hiroshi Aoshima. 
5.
Minuit, Chrétiens "O holy night" by Adolphe Adam
Performer:  Jeremy Wall (Keyboards), Café (Percussion), Eddie Gomez (Acoustic Bass),
Dave Samuels (Percussion), Emily Mitchell (Harp), Bill Douglas (Piano),
Richard Stoltzman (Clarinet)
Period: Romantic 
Written: France 
Length: 6 Minutes 2 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Jeremy Wall. 
6.
I wonder as I wander by John Jacob Niles
Performer:  Richard Stoltzman (Clarinet), Eddie Gomez (Acoustic Bass), Dave Samuels (Percussion),
Emily Mitchell (Harp), Jeremy Wall (Keyboards), Café (Percussion)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 32 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Jeremy Wall. 
7.
Ding Dong! Merrily on high by Traditional
Performer:  Eddie Gomez (Acoustic Bass), Dave Samuels (Vibraphone), Jeremy Wall (Keyboards),
Richard Stoltzman (Clarinet), Emily Mitchell (Harp), Café (Percussion)
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; France 
Length: 2 Minutes 56 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Jeremy Wall.
This selection is based on the tune "Branle l'officiel" from Thoinot
Arbeau's "Orchésographie". 
8.
Messiah, HWV 56: He shall feed His flock...Come unto Him by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Richard Stoltzman (Clarinet), Eddie Gomez (Acoustic Bass), Dave Samuels (Percussion),
Jeremy Wall (Keyboards), Emily Mitchell (Harp), Café (Percussion)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Length: 4 Minutes 11 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Jeremy Wall. 
9.
The Little Drummer Boy "Carol of the Drum" by Katherine K. Davis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Canadian Brass
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1958; USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 49 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Christopher Dedrick. 
10.
Was mir behagt, ist nur die muntre Jagd!, BWV 208 "Hunt Cantata": Schafe können sicher weiden by Johann Sebastian Bach
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Canadian Brass
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1713; Cöthen, Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 33 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Christopher Dedrick. 
11.
Lully, lulla, thow littel tyne child "Coventry Carol" by Traditional
Conductor:  Ross Pople
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Festival Orchestra
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; England 
Length: 3 Minutes 4 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Malcolm Messiter. 
12.
Symphony no 26 in D minor, H 1 no 26 "Lamentatione": 2nd movement, Adagio by Franz Joseph Haydn
Conductor:  Ross Pople
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Festival Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1770; Eszterhazá, Hungary 
Length: 3 Minutes 36 Secs. 
13.
Dejlig er den himmel blĺ by Traditional
Performer:  Michala Petri (Recorder)
Conductor:  Martin Neary
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Philharmonic Orchestra
Length: 2 Minutes 11 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is part of a medley which also includes "Et barn er fodt i Bethlehem."
Arranger: David Overton. 
14.
Et barn er fodt i Bethlehem by Traditional
Performer:  Michala Petri (Recorder)
Conductor:  Martin Neary
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Philharmonic Orchestra
Written: Denmark 
Length: 2 Minutes 11 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is part of a medley which also includes "Dejlig er den himmel blĺ."
Arranger: David Overton. 
15.
Nouveau livre de noëls (12), Op. 2: no 10, Noël grand-jeu et duo, Quand Dieu naquit ŕ Noël by Louis-Claude Daquin
Performer:  Michala Petri (Recorder)
Conductor:  Martin Neary
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1740; France 
Length: 3 Minutes 7 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: David Overton. 
16.
Messiah, HWV 56: Pastoral Symphony "Pifa" by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  James Galway (Flute)
Conductor:  John Georgiadis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Munich Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 18 Secs. 
17.
Pastorella de Nativitate Domini by Gregor Joseph Werner
Conductor:  Ross Pople
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Festival Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Length: 4 Minutes 35 Secs. 
18.
Concerto grossi (6), Op. 5: no 6 in G minor: Pastorale - Andante sostenuto by Giuseppe Sammartini
Conductor:  Ross Pople
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Festival Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1747; England 
Length: 5 Minutes 13 Secs. 
19.
Musae Sioniae: Es ist ein' Ros' entsprungen by Michael Praetorius
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Canadian Brass
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1609; Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 33 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Christopher Dedrick. 

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