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The Best Of Christmas In Vienna / Domingo, Carreras, Et Al


Release Date: 10/29/2008 
Label:  Sony   Catalog #: 62696   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Johannes BrahmsDomingo, Placido, Jr.Pietro MascagniJohn Francis Wade,   ... 
Performer:  Placido DomingoJosé CarrerasDionne WarwickCharles Aznavour,   ... 
Conductor:  Vjekoslav Sutej
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Symphony OrchestraGumpoldskirch Boys ChoirMozart Boys Choir,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 9 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Songs (5), Op. 49: no 4, Wiegenlied by Johannes Brahms
Performer:  Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor:  Vjekoslav Sutej
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Symphony Orchestra,  Gumpoldskirch Boys Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868; Austria 
Date of Recording: 12/23/1992 
Venue:  Live  Rathaus, Vienna, Austria 
Length: 2 Minutes 46 Secs. 
Notes: Orchestrated: Lalo Schifrin 
2. The Gift of Love by Domingo, Placido, Jr.
Performer:  Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor:  Vjekoslav Sutej
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Symphony Orchestra,  Gumpoldskirch Boys Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Date of Recording: 12/23/1992 
Venue:  Live  Rathaus, Vienna, Austria 
Length: 3 Minutes 52 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Ivan Colomer and Placido Domingo Jr. 
3. Cavalleria Rusticana: Intermezzo by Pietro Mascagni
Performer:  Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor:  Vjekoslav Sutej
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: Italy 
Date of Recording: 12/23/1992 
Venue:  Live  Rathaus, Vienna, Austria 
Length: 3 Minutes 28 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Lalo Schifrin
Composition written: Italy (1888).
Composition revised: Italy (1889). 
4. Adeste fideles "O come, all ye faithful" by John Francis Wade
Performer:  Placido Domingo (Tenor), José Carreras (Tenor)
Conductor:  Vjekoslav Sutej
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Symphony Orchestra,  Gumpoldskirch Boys Choir
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1782; England 
Date of Recording: 12/23/1992 
Venue:  Live  Rathaus, Vienna, Austria 
Length: 2 Minutes 30 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Lalo Schifrin 
5. Hear My Song by Domingo, Placido, Jr.
Performer:  Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor:  Vjekoslav Sutej
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Mexico 
Date of Recording: 12/21/1993 
Venue:  Live  Festsaal der Wiener Hofbrug, Vienna 
Length: 3 Minutes 10 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Juan C. Colomer and Placido Domingo Jr. 
6. Las Golondrinas by Ricardo Palmerín
Performer:  Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor:  Vjekoslav Sutej
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Symphony Orchestra
Date of Recording: 12/21/1993 
Venue:  Live  Festsaal der Wiener Hofbrug, Vienna 
Length: 3 Minutes 21 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Bebu Silvetti 
7. Wizard of Oz: Over the Rainbow by Harold Arlen
Performer:  Placido Domingo (Tenor), Dionne Warwick (Voice)
Conductor:  Vjekoslav Sutej
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1939 
Date of Recording: 12/21/1993 
Venue:  Live  Festsaal der Wiener Hofbrug, Vienna 
Length: 4 Minutes 12 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Bebu Silvetti 
8. An die Musik, D 547 by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Placido Domingo (Tenor), Placido Domingo (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1817; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 12/21/1993 
Venue:  Live  Festsaal der Wiener Hofbrug, Vienna 
Length: 2 Minutes 33 Secs. 
9. Mary's boy child by Jester Hairston
Performer:  Placido Domingo (Tenor), Dionne Warwick (Voice)
Conductor:  Vjekoslav Sutej
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Symphony Orchestra,  Mozart Boys Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Date of Recording: 12/21/1993 
Venue:  Live  Festsaal der Wiener Hofbrug, Vienna 
Notes: This selection shares track and timing with "God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen," "Once Again, It's Christmas Time This Year," "Ven a mi casa, esta Navidad," "The Christmas Song," and "Feliz Navidad" as part of a medley. 
10. God rest ye merry, gentlemen by Traditional
Performer:  Dionne Warwick (Voice), Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor:  Vjekoslav Sutej
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Symphony Orchestra,  Mozart Boys Choir
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 12/21/1993 
Venue:  Live  Festsaal der Wiener Hofbrug, Vienna 
Notes: This selection shares track and timing with "Mary's Boy Child," "Once Again, It's Christmas Time This Year," "Ven a mi casa,
esta Navidad," "The Christmas Song," and "Feliz Navidad" as part of a
medley. 
11. Once again, it's Christmas time this year by Lee Holdridge
Performer:  Dionne Warwick (Voice), Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor:  Vjekoslav Sutej
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Symphony Orchestra,  Mozart Boys Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 12/21/1993 
Venue:  Live  Festsaal der Wiener Hofbrug, Vienna 
Notes: This selection shares track and timing with "God Rest Ye Merry,
Gentlemen," "Mary's Boy Child," "Ven a mi casa,
esta Navidad," "The Christmas Song," and "Feliz Navidad" as part of a
medley. 
12. Ven a mi casa, esta Navidad by Luis Aguilé
Performer:  Dionne Warwick (Voice), Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor:  Vjekoslav Sutej
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Symphony Orchestra,  Mozart Boys Choir
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 12/21/1993 
Venue:  Live  Festsaal der Wiener Hofbrug, Vienna 
Notes: This selection shares track and timing with "God Rest Ye Merry,
Gentlemen," "Once Again, It's Christmas Time This Year," "Mary's Boy Child," "The Christmas Song," and "Feliz Navidad" as part of a
medley. 
13. The Christmas Song by Mel Torme
Performer:  Dionne Warwick (Voice), Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor:  Vjekoslav Sutej
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Symphony Orchestra,  Mozart Boys Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1946 
Date of Recording: 12/21/1993 
Venue:  Live  Festsaal der Wiener Hofbrug, Vienna 
Notes: This selection shares track and timing with "God Rest Ye Merry,
Gentlemen," "Once Again, It's Christmas Time This Year," "Ven a mi casa,
esta Navidad," "Mary's Boy Child," and "Feliz Navidad" as part of a
medley. 
14. Feliz Navidad by José Feliciano
Performer:  Dionne Warwick (Voice), Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor:  Vjekoslav Sutej
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Symphony Orchestra,  Mozart Boys Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Date of Recording: 12/21/1993 
Venue:  Live  Festsaal der Wiener Hofbrug, Vienna 
Notes: This selection shares track and timing with "God Rest Ye Merry,
Gentlemen," "Once Again, It's Christmas Time This Year," "Ven a mi casa,
esta Navidad," "The Christmas Song," and "Mary's Boy Child" as part of a
medley. 
15. Noéls d'autrefois by Charles Aznavour
Performer:  Charles Aznavour (Voice), Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor:  Vjekoslav Sutej
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Date of Recording: 12/22/1994 
Venue:  Live  Alte Winterreitschule, Vienna, Austria 
Length: 5 Minutes 45 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Lorenzo Ferrero 
16. When a Child Is Born by Zacar
Performer:  Sissel (Voice), Charles Aznavour (Voice), Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor:  Vjekoslav Sutej
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Symphony Orchestra
Date of Recording: 12/22/1994 
Venue:  Live  Alte Winterreitschule, Vienna, Austria 
Length: 3 Minutes 18 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Lorenzo Ferrero 
17. Carol of the Bells by Traditional
Performer:  Sissel (Voice), Charles Aznavour (Voice), Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor:  Vjekoslav Sutej
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Symphony Orchestra,  Vienna Opera Children's Chorus
Written: Ukraine 
Date of Recording: 12/22/1994 
Venue:  Live  Alte Winterreitschule, Vienna, Austria 
Length: 1 Minutes 33 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Lorenzo Ferrero 
18. The Twelve Days of Christmas by Traditional
Performer:  Sissel (Voice), Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor:  Vjekoslav Sutej
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Symphony Orchestra,  Vienna Opera Children's Chorus
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 12/22/1994 
Venue:  Live  Alte Winterreitschule, Vienna, Austria 
Length: 4 Minutes 1 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Lorenzo Ferrero 
19. Meet Me in St. Louis: Have yourself a merry little Christmas by Hugh Martin
Performer:  Charles Aznavour (Voice), Sissel (Voice), Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor:  Vjekoslav Sutej
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Symphony Orchestra,  Vienna Opera Children's Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1944; USA 
Date of Recording: 12/22/1994 
Venue:  Live  Alte Winterreitschule, Vienna, Austria 
Notes: This selection shares track and timing with "Auld Lang Syne," "Let it Snow, Let it Snow, Let it Snow," "Let There Be Peace on Earth," and "We Wish You a Merry Christmas" as part of a medley. 
20. Auld Lang Syne by Traditional
Performer:  Charles Aznavour (Voice), Sissel (Voice), Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor:  Vjekoslav Sutej
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Symphony Orchestra,  Vienna Opera Children's Chorus
Period: Classical 
Written: Scotland 
Date of Recording: 12/22/1994 
Venue:  Live  Alte Winterreitschule, Vienna, Austria 
Notes: This selection shares track and timing with "It's Christmas Time all over the World," "Let it Snow, Let it Snow, Let it Snow," "Let There Be Peace on Earth," and "We Wish You a Merry Christmas" as part of a medley. 
21. Let it Snow! Let it Snow! Let it Snow! by Jule Styne
Performer:  Charles Aznavour (Voice), Sissel (Voice), Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor:  Vjekoslav Sutej
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Symphony Orchestra,  Vienna Opera Children's Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 12/22/1994 
Venue:  Live  Alte Winterreitschule, Vienna, Austria 
Notes: This selection shares track and timing with "Auld Lang Syne," "It's Christmas Time all over the World," "Let There Be Peace on Earth," and "We
Wish You a Merry Christmas" as part of a medley. 
22. Let There Be Peace on Earth by Jill Jackson
Performer:  Charles Aznavour (Voice), Sissel (Voice), Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor:  Vjekoslav Sutej
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Symphony Orchestra,  Vienna Opera Children's Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 12/22/1994 
Venue:  Live  Alte Winterreitschule, Vienna, Austria 
Notes: This selection shares track and timing with "Auld Lang Syne," "Let it
Snow, Let it Snow, Let it Snow," "It's Christmas Time all over the World" and "We Wish You a Merry Christmas" as part of a medley. 
23. We wish you a merry Christmas by Traditional
Performer:  Placido Domingo (Tenor), Charles Aznavour (Voice), Sissel (Voice)
Conductor:  Vjekoslav Sutej
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Symphony Orchestra,  Vienna Opera Children's Chorus
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 12/22/1994 
Venue:  Live  Alte Winterreitschule, Vienna, Austria 
Notes: This selection shares track and timing with "Auld Lang Syne," "Let it
Snow, Let it Snow, Let it Snow," "Let There Be Peace on Earth," and "It's Christmas Time all over the World" as part of a medley. 
24. Kumbaya by Traditional
Performer:  Charles Aznavour (Voice), Sissel (Voice), Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor:  Vjekoslav Sutej
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Africa 
Date of Recording: 12/22/1994 
Venue:  Live  Alte Winterreitschule, Vienna, Austria 
Length: 3 Minutes 47 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Lorenzo Ferrero 
25. Silent Night by Franz Xaver Gruber
Performer:  Dionne Warwick (Voice), Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor:  Vjekoslav Sutej
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Symphony Orchestra,  Mozart Boys Choir
Period: Classical 
Written: 1818; Austria 
Date of Recording: 12/21/1993 
Venue:  Live  Festsaal der Wiener Hofbrug, Vienna 
Length: 3 Minutes 16 Secs. 
26. Jingle Bells by James Pierpont
Conductor:  Vjekoslav Sutej
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1857; USA 
Date of Recording: 12/23/1992 
Venue:  Live  Rathaus, Vienna, Austria 
Length: 1 Minutes 23 Secs. 
Notes: Orchestrated: Lalo Schifrin 
27. Modern Times: Smile by Charles Chaplin
Performer:  Placido Domingo (Tenor), Dionne Warwick (Voice)
Conductor:  Vjekoslav Sutej
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1936; England 
Date of Recording: 12/21/1993 
Venue:  Live  Festsaal der Wiener Hofbrug, Vienna 
Length: 4 Minutes 22 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Bebu Silvetti 

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 Goosebump making!! February 6, 2014 By J. MacLellan See All My Reviews "I really dislike Christmas music, so when I heard this playing on our local television music station, I had to have it. Yes, folk, goosebumps! First of all I am totally in love with Placido Domingo -- the young one and the man for all ages that he is now. This is an album that I will play over and over regardless of the season. The voices blend so beautifully. Will make sure that I always have a copy of this available! Thanks, Arkiv, for having it available!!" Report Abuse
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