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Ave Maria - Christmas Favorites / Doming, Lanza, Et Al


Release Date: 08/10/1993 
Label:  Rca   Catalog #: 61838   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  John Francis WadeTraditionalFranz Xaver GruberAdolphe Adam,   ... 
Performer:  Placido DomingoJohannes SonnleitnerOsian EllisMario Lanza,   ... 
Conductor:  Helmuth FroschauerUwe Christian HarrerRobert ShawHenri René,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Boys' ChoirRobert Shaw ChoraleVienna Chamber Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 48 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Adeste fideles "O come, all ye faithful" by John Francis Wade
Performer:  Placido Domingo (Tenor), Johannes Sonnleitner (Organ)
Conductor:  Helmuth Froschauer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Boys' Choir
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1782; England 
Notes: Arranged: Helmut Froschauer 
2.
I saw three ships by Traditional
Performer:  Osian Ellis (Harp)
Conductor:  Uwe Christian Harrer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Boys' Choir
Written: England 
Notes: Arranged: Osian Ellis 
3.
God rest ye merry, gentlemen by Traditional
Conductor:  Robert Shaw
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Robert Shaw Chorale
Written: England 
4.
Deck the Halls by Traditional
Conductor:  Uwe Christian Harrer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Chamber Orchestra,  Vienna Boys' Choir
Written: Wales, UK 
Notes: Arranged: Osian Ellis 
5.
O Tannenbaum by Traditional
Performer:  Mario Lanza (Tenor)
Conductor:  Henri René
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Written: Westphalia, Germany 
6.
Silent Night by Franz Xaver Gruber
Conductor:  Hans Gillesberger
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chorus Viennensis,  Vienna Chamber Orchestra,  Vienna Boys' Choir
Period: Classical 
Written: 1818; Austria 
7.
Minuit, Chrétiens "O holy night" by Adolphe Adam
Performer:  Benita Valente (Soprano)
Conductor:  Michael Korn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Singers,  Concerto Soloists of Philadelphia
Period: Romantic 
Written: France 
Notes: Arranged: Beveridge 
8.
Musae Sioniae: Es ist ein' Ros' entsprungen by Michael Praetorius
Conductor:  Robert Shaw
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Robert Shaw Chorale
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1609; Germany 
9.
Panis angelicus by César Franck
Performer:  Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor:  Helmuth Froschauer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Symphony Orchestra,  Vienna Boys' Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1872; France 
Notes: Arranged: Helmuth Froschauer 
10.
Ding Dong! Merrily on high by Traditional
Performer:  Osian Ellis (Harp)
Conductor:  Uwe Christian Harrer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Boys' Choir
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; France 
Notes: Arranged: Osian Ellis
This selection is based on the tune "Branle l'officiel" from Thoinot
Arbeau's "Orchésographie". 
11.
O Tannenbaum by Traditional
Performer:  Hermann Prey (Baritone)
Conductor:  Hans Gillesberger
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Boys' Choir
Written: Westphalia, Germany 
Notes: Arranged: Helmuth Froschauer 
12.
It came upon the midnight clear by Richard Storrs Willis
Performer:  Mario Lanza (Tenor)
Conductor:  Henri René
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
13.
Messiah, HWV 56: Hallelujah! by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra,  Philadelphia Orchestra Chorus
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
Notes: Arranged: Eugene Ormandy 
14.
Ave Maria by Charles Gounod
Performer:  Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor:  Helmuth Froschauer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Symphony Orchestra,  Vienna Boys' Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; France 
Notes: Arranged: Helmuth Froschauer
This work is based on J.S. Bach's Prelude no 1 in C from 'The Well-Tempered Clavier.' 
15.
We three kings by John Henry Hopkins Jr.
Conductor:  Robert Shaw
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Robert Shaw Chorale
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
Notes: Arranged: Alice Parker and Robert Shaw 

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