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Merry Christmas from Vienna / Vienna Boys Choir

Vienna Boys Choir
Release Date: 10/23/2015 
Label:  Deutsche Grammophon   Catalog #: 002369202   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  John Francis WadeTraditionalAdolphe AdamJosé Feliciano,   ... 
Performer:  Rolando VillazónAida Garifullina
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Boys' Choir
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 56 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

The Vienna Boys Choir, the oldest boys’ choir in the world, is certainly one of Austria's most famous cultural exports. Having recorded and toured the world extensively for decades, they are recognized for the purity of their sound and the joy of their music making. For this all-new holiday album, special guest artists Aida Garifullina and Rolando Villazon join the choir for an eclectic selection of holiday favorites. The Vienna Boys Choir, the oldest boys’ choir in the world, is certainly one of Austria's most famous cultural exports. Having recorded and toured the world extensively for decades, they are recognized for the purity of their sound and the joy of their music making. For this all-new holiday album, special guest artists Aida Garifullina and Rolando Villazon join the choir for an eclectic selection of holiday favorites. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Adeste fideles "O come, all ye faithful" by John Francis Wade
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Boys' Choir
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1782; England 
2.
We wish you a merry Christmas by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Boys' Choir
Written: England 
3.
The first nowell by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Boys' Choir
Written: England 
4.
Leise rieselt der Schnee by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Boys' Choir
Period: 20th Century 
5.
Il est né, le divin enfant by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Boys' Choir
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 15th Century; France 
6.
Fröhliche Weihnacht überall by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Boys' Choir
7.
Carol of the Bells by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Boys' Choir
Written: Ukraine 
8.
Minuit, Chrétiens "O holy night" by Adolphe Adam
Performer:  Rolando Villazón (Tenor)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Boys' Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: France 
9.
Feliz Navidad by José Feliciano
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Boys' Choir
Period: 20th Century 
10.
Meet Me in St. Louis: Have yourself a merry little Christmas by Hugh Martin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Boys' Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1944; USA 
11.
Winter Wonderland by Felix Bernard
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Boys' Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1934; USA 
12.
Let it Snow! Let it Snow! Let it Snow! by Jule Styne
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Boys' Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
13.
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer by Johnny Marks
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Boys' Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1949; USA 
14.
Jingle Bells by James Pierpont
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Boys' Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1857; USA 
15.
Jingle Bell Rock by Joseph Carleton Beal
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Boys' Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1957; USA 
16.
Happy Christmas (War Is Over) by John Lennon
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Boys' Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: by 1971; England 
17.
Joy to the World by Lowell Mason
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Boys' Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 19th Century; USA 
18.
Silent Night by Franz Xaver Gruber
Performer:  Aida Garifullina (Soprano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Boys' Choir
Period: Classical 
Written: 1818; Austria 

Customer Reviews

Average Customer Review:  2 Customer Reviews )
 Vienna Boys choir - Merry Christmas January 30, 2016 By Mr Geoffrey P. Outhred See All My Reviews "Enjoyed this album immensely - love the purity of their voices and the wonderful blending of them. Also enjoyed their guest artists,with strong passionate presentation of the carols. Great choice of Christmas songs." Report Abuse
 Happy Carols for Christmas January 24, 2016 By Tony Heaton (Doncaster, South Yorkshire) See All My Reviews "First of all a bit of a moan ! I ordered the cd at the end of Nov so that I would have it for Christmas. I believe it was shipped on 29th, but unfortunately it didn't arrive until the 6th of January ! So I didn't hear the carols at Christmas.I blame the Mail not Arkiv. However, I have played the cd a couple times and will keep it for next year. The Boys make a happy sound and are enthusiastic, the content is well chosen and some of the tracks are out of the ordinary - but all enjoyable. I had heard the Choir before on the radio and I believe all their concerts are sold out. Altogether a very good cd. Tony Heaton (England)" Report Abuse
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