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Christmas Sing Along / Westenburg, Rca Victor Singers


Release Date: 07/13/1993 
Label:  Rca Victor Red Seal Catalog #: 61910   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Henry Walford DaviesTraditionalFranz Xaver GruberRichard Storrs Willis,   ... 
Performer:  William Whitehead
Conductor:  Richard Westenburg
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Victor Singers
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 57 Mins. 

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This CD is reissued by ArkivMusic.

Notes and Editorial Reviews

This package includes a special booklet containing music and lyric sheets for all the carols. This package includes a special booklet containing music and lyric sheets for all the carols. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. O little town of Bethlehem by Henry Walford Davies
Performer:  William Whitehead (Organ)
Conductor:  Richard Westenburg
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Victor Singers
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 04/1993 
Venue:  Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church, NYC 
Language: English 
2. God rest ye merry, gentlemen by Traditional
Performer:  William Whitehead (Organ)
Conductor:  Richard Westenburg
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Victor Singers
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 04/1993 
Venue:  Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church, NYC 
Language: English 
3. Silent Night by Franz Xaver Gruber
Performer:  William Whitehead (Organ)
Conductor:  Richard Westenburg
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Victor Singers
Period: Classical 
Written: 1818; Austria 
Date of Recording: 04/1993 
Venue:  Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church, NYC 
Language: English 
4. The first nowell by Traditional
Performer:  William Whitehead (Organ)
Conductor:  Richard Westenburg
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Victor Singers
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 04/1993 
Venue:  Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church, NYC 
Language: English 
5. It came upon the midnight clear by Richard Storrs Willis
Performer:  William Whitehead (Organ)
Conductor:  Richard Westenburg
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Victor Singers
Period: Romantic 
Date of Recording: 04/1993 
Venue:  Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church, NYC 
Language: English 
6. Away in a manger by William J. Kirkpatrick
Performer:  William Whitehead (Organ)
Conductor:  Richard Westenburg
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Victor Singers
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 04/1993 
Venue:  Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church, NYC 
Language: English 
7. Festgesang "Hark! The herald angels sing" by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  William Whitehead (Organ)
Conductor:  Richard Westenburg
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Victor Singers
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1840; Germany 
Date of Recording: 04/1993 
Venue:  Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church, NYC 
Language: English 
8. Adeste fideles "O come, all ye faithful" by John Francis Wade
Performer:  William Whitehead (Organ)
Conductor:  Richard Westenburg
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Victor Singers
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1782; England 
Date of Recording: 04/1993 
Venue:  Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church, NYC 
Language: English 
9. Joy to the World by Lowell Mason
Performer:  William Whitehead (Organ)
Conductor:  Richard Westenburg
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Victor Singers
Period: Romantic 
Written: 19th Century; USA 
Date of Recording: 04/1993 
Venue:  Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church, NYC 
Language: English 
10. Deck the Halls by Traditional
Performer:  William Whitehead (Organ)
Conductor:  Richard Westenburg
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Victor Singers
Written: Wales, UK 
Date of Recording: 04/1993 
Venue:  Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church, NYC 
Language: English 
11. Wassail Song by Traditional
Performer:  William Whitehead (Organ)
Conductor:  Richard Westenburg
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Victor Singers
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; England 
Date of Recording: 04/1993 
Venue:  Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church, NYC 
Language: English 
12. What child is this? by Traditional
Performer:  William Whitehead (Organ)
Conductor:  Richard Westenburg
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Victor Singers
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; England 
Date of Recording: 04/1993 
Venue:  Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church, NYC 
Language: English 
13. Minuit, Chrétiens "O holy night" by Adolphe Adam
Performer:  William Whitehead (Organ)
Conductor:  Richard Westenburg
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Victor Singers
Period: Romantic 
Written: France 
Date of Recording: 04/1993 
Venue:  Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church, NYC 
Language: English 
14. I saw three ships by Traditional
Performer:  William Whitehead (Organ)
Conductor:  Richard Westenburg
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Victor Singers
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 04/1993 
Venue:  Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church, NYC 
Language: English 
15. O Tannenbaum by Traditional
Performer:  William Whitehead (Organ)
Conductor:  Richard Westenburg
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Victor Singers
Written: Westphalia, Germany 
Date of Recording: 04/1993 
Venue:  Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church, NYC 
Language: English 
16. Carol of the Bells by Traditional
Performer:  William Whitehead (Organ)
Conductor:  Richard Westenburg
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Victor Singers
Written: Ukraine 
Date of Recording: 04/1993 
Venue:  Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church, NYC 
Language: English 
17. The Holly and the Ivy by Traditional
Performer:  William Whitehead (Organ)
Conductor:  Richard Westenburg
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Victor Singers
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 04/1993 
Venue:  Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church, NYC 
Language: English 
18. Good King Wenceslas by Traditional
Performer:  William Whitehead (Organ)
Conductor:  Richard Westenburg
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Victor Singers
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 04/1993 
Venue:  Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church, NYC 
Language: English 
19. Angels we have heard on high by Traditional
Performer:  William Whitehead (Organ)
Conductor:  Richard Westenburg
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Victor Singers
Written: France 
Date of Recording: 04/1993 
Venue:  Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church, NYC 
Language: English 
20. Good Christian men, rejoice by Traditional
Performer:  William Whitehead (Organ)
Conductor:  Richard Westenburg
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Victor Singers
Written: Germany 
Date of Recording: 04/1993 
Venue:  Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church, NYC 
Language: English 
21. Messiah, HWV 56: Hallelujah! by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  William Whitehead (Organ)
Conductor:  Richard Westenburg
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Victor Singers
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Date of Recording: 04/1993 
Venue:  Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church, NYC 
Language: English 
22. We wish you a merry Christmas by Traditional
Performer:  William Whitehead (Organ)
Conductor:  Richard Westenburg
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Victor Singers
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 04/1993 
Venue:  Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church, NYC 
Language: English 
23. We three kings by John Henry Hopkins Jr.
Performer:  William Whitehead (Organ)
Conductor:  Richard Westenburg
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Victor Singers
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 04/1993 
Venue:  Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church, NYC 
Language: English 
24. Jingle Bells by James Pierpont
Performer:  William Whitehead (Organ)
Conductor:  Richard Westenburg
Orchestra/Ensemble:  RCA Victor Singers
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1857; USA 
Date of Recording: 04/1993 
Venue:  Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church, NYC 
Language: English 

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