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Christmas Bells Are Swingin'! / Boston Brass, Et Al


Release Date: 09/13/2005 
Label:  Summit Records   Catalog #: 424   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  TraditionalHugh MartinSteve NelsonPeter Ilyich Tchaikovsky,   ... 
Conductor:  John M. Laverty
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston BrassSyracuse University Wind Ensemble
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 46 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Carol of the Bells by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Brass
Written: Ukraine 
Length: 1 Minutes 12 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Richard Price. 
2. God rest ye merry, gentlemen by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Brass
Written: England 
Length: 1 Minutes 4 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Rob Roy McGregor. 
3. Meet Me in St. Louis: Have yourself a merry little Christmas by Hugh Martin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Brass
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1944; USA 
Length: 2 Minutes 40 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Richard Price. 
4. Frosty the Snowman by Steve Nelson
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Brass
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1950; USA 
Length: 2 Minutes 57 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: J. D. Shaw. 
5. Nutcracker, Op. 71: no 12c, Act 2 - Chinese Dance "Tea" by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Brass
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891-1892; Russia 
Length: 1 Minutes 0 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: J. D. Shaw. 
6. Nutcracker, Op. 71: no 12b, Act 2 - Arabian Dance "Coffee" by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Brass
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891-1892; Russia 
Length: 4 Minutes 24 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: J. D. Shaw. 
7. Nutcracker, Op. 71: no 12d, Act 2 - Russian Dance "Trepak" by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Brass
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891-1892; Russia 
Length: 0 Minutes 52 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: J. D. Shaw. 
8. We three kings of Brubeck are by Robert Elkjer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Brass
Period: 20th Century 
Written: by 2004; USA 
Length: 2 Minutes 18 Secs. 
9. Jingle Bells Forever by Robert W. Smith
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Brass
Period: 20th Century 
Written: by 2004; USA 
Length: 1 Minutes 53 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: J. D. Shaw. 
10. Lully, lulla, thow littel tyne child "Coventry Carol" by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Brass
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; England 
Length: 2 Minutes 37 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Richard Price. 
11. Ding Dong! Merrily on high by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Brass
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; France 
Length: 1 Minutes 40 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Richard Price.
This selection is based on the tune "Branle l'officiel" from Thoinot
Arbeau's "Orchésographie". 
12. The Christmas Song by Mel Torme
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Brass
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1946 
Length: 2 Minutes 40 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Richard Price. 
13. The Little Drummer Boy "Carol of the Drum" by Katherine K. Davis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Brass
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1958; USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 31 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is part of a medley which also includes "Patapan."
Arranger: Bud Udell. 
14. Patapan by Bernard De La Monnoye
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Brass
Period: Renaissance 
Written: Burgundy, France 
Length: 3 Minutes 31 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is part of a medley which also includes "The Little Drummer Boy "Carol of the Drum"."
Arranger: Bud Udell. 
15. I wonder as I wander by John Jacob Niles
Conductor:  John M. Laverty
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Brass,  Syracuse University Wind Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 15 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: Rick DeJonge. 
16. Holiday Inn: White Christmas by Irving Berlin
Conductor:  John M. Laverty
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Brass,  Syracuse University Wind Ensemble
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1942; USA 
Length: 2 Minutes 52 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: J. D. Shaw. 
17. It came upon the midnight clear by Richard Storrs Willis
Conductor:  John M. Laverty
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Brass,  Syracuse University Wind Ensemble
Period: Romantic 
Length: 2 Minutes 4 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: J. D. Shaw. 
18. Greensleeves by Traditional
Conductor:  John M. Laverty
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Brass,  Syracuse University Wind Ensemble
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; England 
Length: 4 Minutes 15 Secs. 
Notes: Arranger: J. D. Shaw. 
19. Jingle Bells by James Pierpont
Conductor:  John M. Laverty
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Brass,  Syracuse University Wind Ensemble
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1857; USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 32 Secs. 
Notes: Arrangers: J. D. Shaw; John LaBarbera. 

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