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The Glorious Sound Of Christmas / Ormandy, Philadelphia


Release Date: 07/16/1991 
Label:  Cbs Masterworks Catalog #: 6369   Spars Code: AAD 
Composer:  Felix MendelssohnHenry Walford DaviesLowell MasonJohn Francis Wade,   ... 
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia OrchestraTemple University Concert Choir
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 43 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Includes work(s) by various composers. Ensembles: Philadelphia Orchestra, Temple University Concert Choir. Conductor: Eugene Ormandy. Includes work(s) by various composers. Ensembles: Philadelphia Orchestra, Temple University Concert Choir. Conductor: Eugene Ormandy. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Festgesang "Hark! The herald angels sing" by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra,  Temple University Concert Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1840; Germany 
Language: English 
2. O little town of Bethlehem by Henry Walford Davies
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
3. Joy to the World by Lowell Mason
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 19th Century; USA 
4. Adeste fideles "O come, all ye faithful" by John Francis Wade
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra,  Temple University Concert Choir
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1782; England 
Language: English 
5. Minuit, Chrétiens "O holy night" by Adolphe Adam
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra,  Temple University Concert Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: France 
Language: English 
6. God rest ye merry, gentlemen by Traditional
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Written: England 
7. The first nowell by Traditional
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Written: England 
8. Deck the Halls by Traditional
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Written: Wales, UK 
9. O Sanctissimus by Traditional
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
10. Silent Night by Franz Xaver Gruber
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra,  Temple University Concert Choir
Period: Classical 
Written: 1818; Austria 
Language: German 
11. O come, O come Emmanuel by Traditional
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 15th Century; France 
Language: English 
12. O come, little children by Traditional
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
13. Ellens Gesang III, D 839/Op. 52 no 6 "Ave Maria" by Franz Schubert
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra,  Temple University Concert Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1825; Vienna, Austria 
14. Te solo adoro, WoO 186 by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra,  Temple University Concert Choir
Period: Classical 
Written: 1824 
Language: English 

Sound Samples

Hark! The Herald Angels Sing (Vocal)
O Little Town of Bethlehem
Joy To The World
O Holy Night (Cantique de Noël)
O Come, O Come, Emanuel (Vocal)
God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen
Ave Maria (Vocal)
O Come, All Ye Faithful (Adeste Fideles)
The First Noël
Deck the Halls With Boughs of Holly
O Sanctissima (O du fröhliche)
The Worship of God
O Come, Little Children
Silent Night, Holy Night

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