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The Magic Of Christmas / Quartetto Gelato

Quartetto Gelato Presents
Release Date: 11/09/2010 
Label:  Linus   Catalog #: 270126  
Composer:  Irving BerlinVariousMel TormePeter Ilyich Tchaikovsky,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Quartetto Gelato
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

The Magic of Christmas is a 13-track collection of classic and timeless holiday songs set to lush arrangements that spark the festive spirit within. A perfect musical backdrop to the festive season that is just around the corner, The Magic of Christmas paints whimsical interpretations by Quartetto Gelato, the quartet that has become revered as Canada’s most avant-garde classical group of the past decade. The Magic of Christmas is a 13-track collection of classic and timeless holiday songs set to lush arrangements that spark the festive spirit within. A perfect musical backdrop to the festive season that is just around the corner, The Magic of Christmas paints whimsical interpretations by Quartetto Gelato, the quartet that has become revered as Canada’s most avant-garde classical group of the past decade. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Holiday Inn: White Christmas by Irving Berlin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Quartetto Gelato
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1942; USA 
2.
Christmas Medley by Various
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Quartetto Gelato
3.
The Christmas Song by Mel Torme
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Quartetto Gelato
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1946 
4.
Nutcracker Suite, Op. 71a: no 3, Dance of the Sugarplum Fairy by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Quartetto Gelato
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Russia 
5.
Gesu Bambino by Pietro Yon
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Quartetto Gelato
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1917; USA 
6.
Meet Me in St. Louis: Have yourself a merry little Christmas by Hugh Martin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Quartetto Gelato
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1944; USA 
7.
Nutcracker Suite, Op. 71a: no 4, Trépak by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Quartetto Gelato
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Russia 
8.
Ellens Gesang III, D 839/Op. 52 no 6 "Ave Maria" by Franz Schubert
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Quartetto Gelato
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1825; Vienna, Austria 
9.
Nutcracker Suite, Op. 71a: no 2, March by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Quartetto Gelato
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Russia 
10.
I'll be home for Christmas by Walter Kent
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Quartetto Gelato
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
11.
Concerti grossi (12), Op. 6: no 8 in G minor "Christmas" by Arcangelo Corelli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Quartetto Gelato
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1708-1712; Rome, Italy 
12.
Minuit, Chrétiens "O holy night" by Adolphe Adam
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Quartetto Gelato
Period: Romantic 
Written: France 

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