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Christmas With The Stars Vol 2 / Mckennitt, Domingo, Et Al


Release Date: 08/24/1999 
Label:  Erato   Catalog #: 424468   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Loreena McKennittTraditionalCharles IvesAntonio Vivaldi,   ... 
Performer:  Loreena McKennittElaine PaigeRoderick MorrisNicholas Fuggle,   ... 
Conductor:  Edward HigginbottomMichel CorbozJoel CohenTon Koopman,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Oxford New College ChoirChanticleerLausanne Vocal Ensemble,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 1 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Snow by Loreena McKennitt
Performer:  Loreena McKennitt (Voice)
Period: 20th Century 
2. Lully, lulla, thow littel tyne child "Coventry Carol" by Traditional
Performer:  Elaine Paige (Voice)
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; England 
3. In dulci jubilo by Traditional
Performer:  Roderick Morris (Treble), Nicholas Fuggle (Treble), Philip Cave (Tenor)
Conductor:  Edward Higginbottom
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Oxford New College Choir
Period: Medieval 
Written: 12th Century; Germany 
4. A Christmas Carol by Charles Ives
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chanticleer
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1894; USA 
Notes: Arranged: Paul C. Echols 
5. Magnificat: Et exsultavit by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Jean-Pierre Maurer (Tenor), Uta Spreckelsen (Soprano), Hannah Schaer (Alto)
Conductor:  Michel Corboz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Lausanne Vocal Ensemble,  Lausanne Instrumental Ensemble
Period: Baroque 
6. While shepherds watched their flocks by night by Traditional
Conductor:  Edward Higginbottom
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Oxford New College Choir
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1592; England 
7. Fulfilment by Traditional
Conductor:  Joel Cohen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Camerata,  Schola Cantorum Boston
Written: by 1867; USA 
8. Festgesang "Hark! The herald angels sing" by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  Edward Higginbottom
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Oxford New College Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1840; Germany 
Notes: Arranged: David Willcocks 
9. Messiah, HWV 56: For unto us a child is born by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Ton Koopman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  The Sixteen,  Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
10. Alleluia by Thomas Pasatieri
Performer:  Thomas Hampson (Baritone)
Conductor:  Hugh Wolff
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Paul Chamber Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: by 1991; USA 
11. O du fröhliche by Traditional
Performer:  Natalie Cole (Voice), José Carreras (Tenor), Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor:  Vjekoslav Sutej
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Symphony Orchestra,  Vienna Opera Children's Chorus
Written: Germany 
Notes: Arranged: Lalo Schifrin 
12. The Christmas Song by Mel Torme
Performer:  Natalie Cole (Voice)
Conductor:  Vjekoslav Sutej
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1946 
Notes: Arranged: Lalo Schifrin 
13. I walked today where Jesus walked by Geoffrey O'Hara
Performer:  Natalie Cole (Voice), Placido Domingo (Tenor), José Carreras (Tenor)
Conductor:  Vjekoslav Sutej
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Symphony Orchestra,  Vienna Opera Children's Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Notes: Arranged: Lalo Schifrin 
14. Cantique de Noel by Traditional
Performer:  Placido Domingo (Tenor), Natalie Cole (Voice), José Carreras (Tenor)
Conductor:  Vjekoslav Sutej
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Symphony Orchestra,  Vienna Opera Children's Chorus
Notes: Arranged: Lalo Schifrin 
15. Virgin Mary had a Baby Boy "West Indies Carol" by Traditional
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano)
Conductor:  Robin Stapleton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Lichfield Cathedral Choir,  Coventry Cathedral Choir,  BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
Written: West Indies 
16. Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248: no 5, Wie soll ich dich empfangen by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor:  Michel Corboz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Lausanne Vocal Ensemble,  Lausanne Instrumental Ensemble
Period: Baroque 
Written: Leipzig, Germany 
17. There is no rose by Traditional
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano)
Conductor:  Robin Stapleton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Lichfield Cathedral Choir,  Coventry Cathedral Choir,  BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
Written: England 
18. Shepherds rejoice by Traditional
Performer:  Joel Frederiksen (Bass Baritone), William Hite (Tenor), Christopher Kale (Tenor)
Conductor:  Joel Cohen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Camerata,  Schola Cantorum Boston
Written: Hungary 
19. Rocking Carol by Traditional
Conductor:  Edward Higginbottom
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Oxford New College Choir
Notes: Arranged: Edward Higginbottom 
20. Les anges dans nos campagnes by Traditional
Performer:  Maurice André (Trumpet)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Laurent Children's Chorus
Written: France 
Notes: Arranged: Francois Rauber 
21. Douce nuit by Traditional
Performer:  Pierre Lenert (Viola), Alexandre Lagoya (Guitar), Marielle Nordmann (Harp),
Simion Stanciu Syrinx (Pan Flute)
Notes: Arranged: Marc Olivier Dupin 
22. Silent Night by Franz Xaver Gruber
Conductor:  Edward Higginbottom
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Oxford New College Choir
Period: Classical 
Written: 1818; Austria 

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