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Christmas Angels / The Vienna Boys Choir


Release Date: 08/15/1995 
Label:  Rca Victor Gold Seal Catalog #: 68150   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  TraditionalWilliam J. KirkpatrickHenry John GauntlettCésar Franck,   ... 
Performer:  Osian EllisHermann PreyPlacido DomingoJohannes Sonnleitner
Conductor:  Uwe Christian HarrerHans GillesbergerHelmuth Froschauer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Boys' ChoirVienna Symphony OrchestraChorus Viennensis,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 7 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. 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 
Length: 2 Minutes 7 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Osian Ellis.
This selection is based on the tune "Branle l'officiel" from Thoinot
Arbeau's "Orchésographie". 
2. Away in a manger by William J. Kirkpatrick
Performer:  Osian Ellis (Harp)
Conductor:  Uwe Christian Harrer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Boys' Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 1 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Osian Ellis 
3. We've been awhile a-wandering by Traditional
Performer:  Osian Ellis (Harp)
Conductor:  Uwe Christian Harrer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Boys' Choir
Length: 1 Minutes 50 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Osian Ellis 
4. Lully, lulla, thow littel tyne child "Coventry Carol" by Traditional
Performer:  Osian Ellis (Harp)
Conductor:  Uwe Christian Harrer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Boys' Choir
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; England 
Length: 3 Minutes 14 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Osian Ellis 
5. I saw three ships by Traditional
Performer:  Osian Ellis (Harp)
Conductor:  Uwe Christian Harrer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Boys' Choir
Written: England 
Length: 2 Minutes 57 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Osian Ellis 
6. Once in Royal David's City by Henry John Gauntlett
Performer:  Osian Ellis (Harp)
Conductor:  Uwe Christian Harrer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Boys' Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 19th Century; England 
Length: 2 Minutes 42 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Osian Ellis 
7. Deck the Halls by Traditional
Performer:  Osian Ellis (Harp)
Conductor:  Uwe Christian Harrer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Boys' Choir
Written: Wales, UK 
Length: 2 Minutes 40 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Osian Ellis 
8. Good Christian men, rejoice by Traditional
Conductor:  Hans Gillesberger
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Boys' Choir
Written: Germany 
Length: 2 Minutes 31 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Bauernfeind 
9. O Tannenbaum by Traditional
Performer:  Hermann Prey (Baritone)
Conductor:  Hans Gillesberger
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Boys' Choir
Written: Westphalia, Germany 
Length: 1 Minutes 32 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Helmuth Froschauer 
10. 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 
Length: 4 Minutes 51 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Helmuth Froschauer 
11. Silent Night by Franz Xaver Gruber
Conductor:  Hans Gillesberger
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chorus Viennensis,  Vienna Chamber Orchestra,  Vienna Boys' Choir
Period: Classical 
Written: 1818; Austria 
Length: 3 Minutes 33 Secs. 
12. Frau Nachtigall, wach auf by Traditional
Performer:  Hermann Prey (Baritone)
Conductor:  Hans Gillesberger
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Chamber Orchestra,  Vienna Boys' Choir
Length: 2 Minutes 35 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Helmuth Froschauer 
13. Adeste fideles "O come, all ye faithful" by John Francis Wade
Performer:  Johannes Sonnleitner (Organ), Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor:  Helmuth Froschauer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Symphony Orchestra,  Vienna Boys' Choir
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1782; England 
Length: 2 Minutes 57 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Helmut Froschauer 
14. Joy to the World by Lowell Mason
Conductor:  Hans Gillesberger
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Boys' Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 19th Century; USA 
Length: 1 Minutes 41 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Neyder 
15. A Ceremony of Carols, Op. 28 by Benjamin Britten
Performer:  Osian Ellis (Harp)
Conductor:  Uwe Christian Harrer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Boys' Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1942; England 
Length: 21 Minutes 36 Secs. 
16. Weihnachtslieder (6), Op. 8: no 3, Die Könige by Peter Cornelius
Performer:  Hermann Prey (Baritone)
Conductor:  Hans Gillesberger
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Chamber Orchestra,  Vienna Boys' Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1856/1870; Weimar, Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 51 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Helmuth Froschauer 
17. Musae Sioniae: Es ist ein' Ros' entsprungen by Michael Praetorius
Conductor:  Hans Gillesberger
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chorus Viennensis,  Vienna Boys' Choir
Period: Renaissance 
Written: by 1609; Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 27 Secs. 

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