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A KDFC Classical Christmas 4


Release Date: 10/28/2008 
Label:  Sony   Catalog #: 74122  
Composer:  TraditionalHenry Walford DaviesJohn Jacob NilesGeorges Bizet,   ... 
Performer:  Luciano PavarottiArturo DelmoniYo-Yo MaJohn Williams
Conductor:  John RutterSteven MercurioAndrew ParrottKeith Lockhart,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Mormon Tabernacle ChoirPhiladelphia Brass EnsembleClare College Choir,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Capture the spirit of the season with a unique collection of music that brings the holidays home.

Purchase of this CD directly benefits music education programs in Bay Area schools through KDFC grants, donations and initiatives such as “save school Music Week” and the annual “Music Educator of the Year Award.”
Capture the spirit of the season with a unique collection of music that brings the holidays home.

Purchase of this CD directly benefits music education programs in Bay Area schools through KDFC grants, donations and initiatives such as “save school Music Week” and the annual “Music Educator of the Year Award.”
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Works on This Recording

1.
Here we come a-wassailing by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Mormon Tabernacle Choir,  Philadelphia Brass Ensemble
Written: England 
Length: 1 Minutes 38 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Harris 
2.
Il est né, le divin enfant by Traditional
Conductor:  John Rutter
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Clare College Choir,  Clare College Orchestra
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 15th Century; France 
Length: 2 Minutes 44 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: John Rutter 
3.
Joy to the World by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Aureole Trio
Length: 2 Minutes 18 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Spear  
4.
The holly and the ivy by Henry Walford Davies
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Mormon Tabernacle Choir,  Philadelphia Brass Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
Length: 2 Minutes 52 Secs. 
5.
Good Christian men, rejoice by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Brass Ensemble
Written: Germany 
Length: 0 Minutes 40 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: John Masoon Neale 
6.
Tu scendi dalle stelle by Traditional
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Conductor:  Steven Mercurio
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Symphony Orchestra,  Gumpoldskirch Boys Choir
Written: Italy 
Length: 2 Minutes 9 Secs. 
7.
Deck the Halls by Traditional
Conductor:  Andrew Parrott
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Taverner Consort,  Taverner Players,  New London Chamber Chorus  ... 
Written: Wales, UK 
Length: 3 Minutes 45 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Jones

This arrangement is titled "Nos Galan." 

8.
Carol of the Bells by Traditional
Conductor:  Keith Lockhart
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tanglewood Festival Chorus,  Boston Pops
Written: Ukraine 
Length: 2 Minutes 9 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Courage 
9.
The first nowell by Traditional
Performer:  Arturo Delmoni (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Arturo Delmoni And Friends
Written: England 
Length: 4 Minutes 51 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Arturo Delmoni 
10.
Sing we the Virgin Mary by John Jacob Niles
Conductor:  Andrew Parrott
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Taverner Consort,  Taverner Players,  New London Chamber Chorus  ... 
Period: 20th Century 
Length: 2 Minutes 12 Secs. 
11.
L'arlésienne: Suite no 2 - 4th movement, Farandole by Georges Bizet
Conductor:  Sir Andrew Davis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Toronto Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: France 
Length: 3 Minutes 10 Secs. 
12.
Sweeter Still "A holiday carol" by Eric William Barnum
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chanticleer
Period: 20th Century 
Length: 3 Minutes 24 Secs. 
13.
Nutcracker Suite, Op. 71a: no 3, Dance of the Sugarplum Fairy by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Yuri Temirkanov
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Russia 
Length: 2 Minutes 30 Secs. 
14.
Karolju: Spanish by Christopher Rouse
Conductor:  David Zinman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Chorus,  BBC Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Length: 3 Minutes 11 Secs. 
15.
Dona nobis pacem by Anonymous
Performer:  Yo-Yo Ma (Cello)
Written: France 
Length: 2 Minutes 0 Secs. 
16.
Prelude on Bach's "Il dulci jubilo" by David Overton
Conductor:  John Georgiadis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Munich Radio Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Length: 1 Minutes 8 Secs. 
17.
Messiah, HWV 56: For unto us a child is born by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Jeffrey Thomas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  American Bach Soloists
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 44 Secs. 
18.
Villancico de Navidad by Agustín Barrios Mangoré
Performer:  John Williams (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1943; Paraguay 
Length: 3 Minutes 6 Secs. 
19.
L'enfance du Christ, Op. 25: L'adieu des bergers by Hector Berlioz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tanglewood Festival Chorus,  Boston Pops
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1850-1854; France 
Length: 4 Minutes 28 Secs. 
20.
Silver Bells by Jay Livingston
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Canadian Brass
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1951; USA 
Length: 2 Minutes 48 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Henderson 
21.
Sanctus II by Robert Prizeman
Conductor:  Robert Prizeman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Libera
Period: 20th Century 
Length: 3 Minutes 7 Secs. 
Notes: This work is based on the Canon by Johann Pachelbel. 

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