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Dallas Christmas Gala / Litton, Davidson, Dallas So & Chorus


Release Date: 11/27/2001 
Label:  Delos   Catalog #: 3267   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  John WilliamsLeroy AndersonIrving BerlinAnonymous,   ... 
Performer:  Blake DavidsonTeresa Maria Gomez
Conductor:  Andrew LittonDavid R. Davidson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Dallas Symphony OrchestraDallas Symphony ChorusDallas Handbell Ensemble
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Multi 
Length: 1 Hours 12 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Merry Christmas, Merry Christmas by John Williams
Conductor:  Andrew Litton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Dallas Symphony Orchestra,  Dallas Symphony Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 06/2000 
Venue:  McDermott Hall, Meyerson Center, Dallas 
Length: 2 Minutes 45 Secs. 
Language: English 
2. Sleigh Ride by Leroy Anderson
Conductor:  Andrew Litton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Dallas Symphony Orchestra
Date of Recording: 06/2000 
Venue:  McDermott Hall, Meyerson Center, Dallas 
Length: 2 Minutes 54 Secs. 
Language: English 
3. Holiday Inn: White Christmas by Irving Berlin
Performer:  Blake Davidson (Baritone)
Conductor:  Andrew Litton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Dallas Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1942; USA 
Date of Recording: 06/2000 
Venue:  McDermott Hall, Meyerson Center, Dallas 
Length: 5 Minutes 34 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Moss 
4. Seasonal Sounds by Anonymous
Conductor:  David R. Davidson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Dallas Symphony Orchestra,  Dallas Symphony Chorus
Date of Recording: 06/2000 
Venue:  McDermott Hall, Meyerson Center, Dallas 
Length: 10 Minutes 14 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Randol Alan Bass 
5. Caroling, caroling by Alfred S. Burt
Conductor:  David R. Davidson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Dallas Symphony Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1954; USA 
Date of Recording: 06/2000 
Venue:  McDermott Hall, Meyerson Center, Dallas 
Length: 1 Minutes 4 Secs. 
Language: English 
6. Personent hodie by Anonymous
Conductor:  David R. Davidson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Dallas Symphony Orchestra,  Dallas Symphony Chorus
Period: Medieval 
Written: 1582; Sweden 
Date of Recording: 06/2000 
Venue:  McDermott Hall, Meyerson Center, Dallas 
Length: 4 Minutes 23 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Lara Hoggard 
7. Festival Fanfare for Christmas by John Wasson
Conductor:  David R. Davidson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Dallas Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Date of Recording: 06/2000 
Venue:  McDermott Hall, Meyerson Center, Dallas 
Length: 3 Minutes 34 Secs. 
8. Nativity Carols (3): no 1, The holly and the ivy by Stephen Paulus
Conductor:  David R. Davidson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Dallas Symphony Orchestra,  Dallas Symphony Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1999; USA 
Date of Recording: 06/2000 
Venue:  McDermott Hall, Meyerson Center, Dallas 
Length: 3 Minutes 52 Secs. 
Language: English 
9. Shiloh by William Billings
Conductor:  Andrew Litton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Dallas Symphony Orchestra,  Dallas Symphony Chorus
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1786; USA 
Date of Recording: 06/2000 
Venue:  McDermott Hall, Meyerson Center, Dallas 
Length: 12 Minutes 11 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: This selection is a part of a medley which also includes "Joy to the World," "Silent Night" and "Angels We Have Heard on High." The selections share a track and timing.
Arranged: Randol Alan Bass 
10. Joy to the World by Lowell Mason
Conductor:  Andrew Litton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Dallas Symphony Orchestra,  Dallas Symphony Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 19th Century; USA 
Date of Recording: 06/2000 
Venue:  McDermott Hall, Meyerson Center, Dallas 
Language: English 
Notes: This selection is a part of a medley which also includes "Shiloh," "Silent Night" and "Angels We Have Heard on High." The selections share a track
and timing.
Arranged: Randol Alan Bass 
11. Silent Night by Franz Xaver Gruber
Performer:  Teresa Maria Gomez (Soprano)
Conductor:  Andrew Litton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Dallas Symphony Orchestra,  Dallas Symphony Chorus
Period: Classical 
Written: 1818; Austria 
Date of Recording: 06/2000 
Venue:  McDermott Hall, Meyerson Center, Dallas 
Language: English 
Notes: This selection is a part of a medley which also includes "Joy to the
World," "Shiloh" and "Angels We Have Heard on High." The selections
share a track and timing.
Arranged: Randol Alan Bass 
12. Angels we have heard on high by Traditional
Conductor:  Andrew Litton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Dallas Symphony Orchestra,  Dallas Symphony Chorus
Written: France 
Date of Recording: 06/2000 
Venue:  McDermott Hall, Meyerson Center, Dallas 
Language: English 
Notes: This selection is a part of a medley which also includes "Joy to the
World," "Shiloh" and "Angels We Have Heard on High." The selections share a track and timing.
Arranged: Randol Alan Bass 
13. O magnum mysterium by Morten Lauridsen
Conductor:  David R. Davidson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Dallas Symphony Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1994; USA 
Date of Recording: 06/2000 
Venue:  McDermott Hall, Meyerson Center, Dallas 
Length: 5 Minutes 10 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
14. Bellsong fantasy by Anonymous
Conductor:  David R. Davidson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Dallas Symphony Orchestra,  Dallas Symphony Chorus,  Dallas Handbell Ensemble
Date of Recording: 06/2000 
Venue:  McDermott Hall, Meyerson Center, Dallas 
Length: 5 Minutes 14 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: John Wasson 
15. This Christmastide "Jessye's Carol" by Donald Fraser
Performer:  Teresa Maria Gomez (Soprano)
Conductor:  David R. Davidson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Dallas Symphony Orchestra,  Dallas Symphony Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Date of Recording: 06/2000 
Venue:  McDermott Hall, Meyerson Center, Dallas 
Length: 6 Minutes 6 Secs. 
Language: English 
16. Twelve Days after Christmas by Fred Silver
Performer:  Teresa Maria Gomez (Soprano)
Conductor:  David R. Davidson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Dallas Symphony Orchestra
Date of Recording: 06/2000 
Venue:  McDermott Hall, Meyerson Center, Dallas 
Length: 3 Minutes 22 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Arranged: Moss 
17. Ding Dong! Merrily on high by Traditional
Performer:  Blake Davidson (Baritone), Teresa Maria Gomez (Soprano)
Conductor:  David R. Davidson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Dallas Symphony Orchestra,  Dallas Symphony Chorus,  Dallas Handbell Ensemble
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; France 
Date of Recording: 06/2000 
Venue:  McDermott Hall, Meyerson Center, Dallas 
Length: 5 Minutes 52 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: This selection is a medley which also includes "God rest Ye Merry
Gentlemen," "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas" and "We Wish You a
Merry Christmas." The selections share a track and timing.
Arranger: Alexander Courage.
This selection is based on the tune "Branle l'officiel" from Thoinot
Arbeau's "Orchésographie". 
18. God rest ye merry, gentlemen by Traditional
Performer:  Blake Davidson (Baritone), Teresa Maria Gomez (Soprano)
Conductor:  David R. Davidson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Dallas Symphony Orchestra,  Dallas Symphony Chorus,  Dallas Handbell Ensemble
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 06/2000 
Venue:  McDermott Hall, Meyerson Center, Dallas 
Language: English 
Notes: This selection is a medley which also includes "Ding, Dong Merrily on
High," "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas" and "We Wish You a
Merry Christmas." The selections share a track and timing.
Arranged: Alexander Courage 
19. Meet Me in St. Louis: Have yourself a merry little Christmas by Hugh Martin
Performer:  Teresa Maria Gomez (Soprano), Blake Davidson (Baritone)
Conductor:  David R. Davidson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Dallas Symphony Orchestra,  Dallas Symphony Chorus,  Dallas Handbell Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1944; USA 
Date of Recording: 06/2000 
Venue:  McDermott Hall, Meyerson Center, Dallas 
Language: English 
Notes: This selection is a medley which also includes "God rest Ye Merry
Gentlemen," "Ding, Dong Merrily on High" and "We Wish You a
Merry Christmas." The selections share a track and timing.
Arranged: Alexander Courage 
20. We wish you a merry Christmas by Traditional
Performer:  Blake Davidson (Baritone), Teresa Maria Gomez (Soprano)
Conductor:  David R. Davidson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Dallas Symphony Orchestra,  Dallas Symphony Chorus,  Dallas Handbell Ensemble
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 06/2000 
Venue:  McDermott Hall, Meyerson Center, Dallas 
Language: English 
Notes: This selection is a medley which also includes "God rest Ye Merry
Gentlemen," "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas" and "Ding, Dong
Merrily on High." The selections share a track and timing.
Arranged: Alexander Courage 

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