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Christmas With The Vienna Choir Boys / Prey, Domingo


Release Date: 10/25/1990 
Label:  Rca Victor Gold Seal Catalog #: 7930   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  J. Ritter von HerbeckFranz Xaver GruberLowell MasonMichael Praetorius,   ... 
Performer:  Placido DomingoHermann Prey
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic OrchestraVienna Boys' Choir
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Works on This Recording

1. Pueri, concinite by J. Ritter von Herbeck
Performer:  Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra,  Vienna Boys' Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: Austria 
2. Silent Night by Franz Xaver Gruber
Performer:  Hermann Prey (Baritone), Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra,  Vienna Boys' Choir
Period: Classical 
Written: 1818; Austria 
3. Joy to the World by Lowell Mason
Performer:  Hermann Prey (Baritone), Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra,  Vienna Boys' Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 19th Century; USA 
4. Musae Sioniae: Es ist ein' Ros' entsprungen by Michael Praetorius
Performer:  Hermann Prey (Baritone), Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra,  Vienna Boys' Choir
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1609; Germany 
Language: German 
5. O Tannenbaum by Traditional
Performer:  Hermann Prey (Baritone), Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra,  Vienna Boys' Choir
Written: Westphalia, Germany 
6. In dulci jubilo by Traditional
Performer:  Hermann Prey (Baritone), Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra,  Vienna Boys' Choir
Period: Medieval 
Written: 12th Century; Germany 
7. Adeste fideles "O come, all ye faithful" by John Francis Wade
Performer:  Hermann Prey (Baritone), Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra,  Vienna Boys' Choir
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1782; England 
8. Vom Himmel hoch, da komm' ich her by Traditional
Performer:  Hermann Prey (Baritone), Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra,  Vienna Boys' Choir
9. Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott by Johann Nicolaus Hanff
Performer:  Hermann Prey (Baritone), Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra,  Vienna Boys' Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: Germany 
10. A Ceremony of Carols, Op. 28: Wolcum Yole by Benjamin Britten
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra,  Vienna Boys' Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1942; England 
Language: English 
11. Ther is no rose of swych vertu by Anonymous
Performer:  Hermann Prey (Baritone), Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra,  Vienna Boys' Choir
Period: Medieval 
Written: circa 1420; England 
12. Carols (3): Balulalow by Peter Warlock
Performer:  Placido Domingo (Tenor), Hermann Prey (Baritone)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra,  Vienna Boys' Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1923; England 
13. A Ceremony of Carols, Op. 28: This little Babe by Benjamin Britten
Performer:  Hermann Prey (Baritone), Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra,  Vienna Boys' Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1942; England 
14. Ding Dong! Merrily on high by Traditional
Performer:  Hermann Prey (Baritone), Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra,  Vienna Boys' Choir
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; France 
Language: English 
Notes: This selection is based on the tune "Branle l'officiel" from Thoinot Arbeau's "Orchésographie". 
15. Away in a manger by William J. Kirkpatrick
Performer:  Hermann Prey (Baritone), Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra,  Vienna Boys' Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
16. I saw three ships by Traditional
Performer:  Hermann Prey (Baritone), Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra,  Vienna Boys' Choir
Written: England 
17. Once in Royal David's City by Henry John Gauntlett
Performer:  Hermann Prey (Baritone), Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra,  Vienna Boys' Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 19th Century; England 
18. Deck the Halls by Traditional
Performer:  Hermann Prey (Baritone), Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra,  Vienna Boys' Choir
Written: Wales, UK 

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