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I'll Be Home For Christmas / Domingo, Carreras, Pavarotti


Release Date: 11/03/1998 
Label:  Sony   Catalog #: 60799   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  John Francis WadeFelix MendelssohnLowell MasonGustav Holst,   ... 
Performer:  José CarrerasPlacido DomingoSisselMarilyn Horne,   ... 
Conductor:  Vjekoslav SutejJerold OttleySteven MercurioJohn T. Williams,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Symphony OrchestraGumpoldskirch Boys ChoirVienna Opera Children's Chorus,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 2 Mins. 

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This CD is reissued by ArkivMusic.

Works on This Recording

1. Adeste fideles "O come, all ye faithful" by John Francis Wade
Performer:  José Carreras (Tenor), Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor:  Vjekoslav Sutej
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Symphony Orchestra,  Gumpoldskirch Boys Choir
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1782; England 
Date of Recording: 12/1992 
Venue:  Rathaus, Vienna, Austria 
Length: 2 Minutes 24 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Lalo Shifrin 
2. Festgesang "Hark! The herald angels sing" by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer:  Sissel (Soprano)
Conductor:  Vjekoslav Sutej
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Symphony Orchestra,  Vienna Opera Children's Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1840; Germany 
Date of Recording: 12/1994 
Venue:  Alte Winterreitschule, Vienna, Austria 
Length: 4 Minutes 0 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Lorenzo Ferrero 
3. Joy to the World by Lowell Mason
Performer:  Marilyn Horne (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Jerold Ottley
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony Orchestra,  Mormon Tabernacle Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 19th Century; USA 
Date of Recording: 03/1983 
Venue:  Mormon Tabernacle Hall, Salt Lake City 
Length: 2 Minutes 23 Secs. 
4. In the bleak mid-winter by Gustav Holst
Performer:  Huang Ying (Soprano), Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor:  Steven Mercurio
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Symphony Orchestra,  Gumpoldskirch Boys Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: by 1906; England 
Date of Recording: 12/1996 
Venue:  Live  Austria Center, Vienna, Austria 
Length: 4 Minutes 47 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Christian Kolonivits 
5. Sleigh Ride by Leroy Anderson
Conductor:  John T. Williams
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Pops
Venue:  Symphony Hall, Boston, Massachusetts 
Length: 2 Minutes 52 Secs. 
6. The Twelve Days of Christmas by Traditional
Performer:  Sissel (Soprano), Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor:  Vjekoslav Sutej
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Symphony Orchestra,  Vienna Opera Children's Chorus
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 12/1994 
Venue:  Alte Winterreitschule, Vienna, Austria 
Length: 4 Minutes 4 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Lorenzo Ferrero 
7. A Very Private Christmas by Charles Aznavour
Performer:  Charles Aznavour (Tenor)
Conductor:  Vjekoslav Sutej
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Symphony Orchestra,  Vienna Opera Children's Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Date of Recording: 12/1994 
Venue:  Alte Winterreitschule, Vienna, Austria 
Length: 2 Minutes 44 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Lorenzo Ferrero 
8. We wish you a merry Christmas by Traditional
Conductor:  John T. Williams
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tanglewood Festival Chorus,  Boston Pops
Written: England 
Venue:  Symphony Hall, Boston, Massachusetts 
Length: 1 Minutes 55 Secs. 
Language: English 
9. O little town of Bethlehem by Henry Walford Davies
Performer:  Marilyn Horne (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Jerold Ottley
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony Orchestra,  Mormon Tabernacle Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 03/1983 
Venue:  Mormon Tabernacle Hall, Salt Lake City 
Notes: This selection is part of a medley which also incorporates the carols "It came upon the midnight clear" and "The first nowell". 
10. It came upon the midnight clear by Richard Storrs Willis
Performer:  Marilyn Horne (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Jerold Ottley
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony Orchestra,  Mormon Tabernacle Choir
Period: Romantic 
Date of Recording: 03/1983 
Venue:  Mormon Tabernacle Hall, Salt Lake City 
Notes: This selection is part of a medley which also incorporates the carols "O little town of Bethlehem" and "The first nowell". 
11. The first nowell by Traditional
Performer:  Marilyn Horne (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Jerold Ottley
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony Orchestra,  Mormon Tabernacle Choir
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 03/1983 
Venue:  Mormon Tabernacle Hall, Salt Lake City 
Notes: This selection is part of a medley which also incorporates the carols "O little town of Bethlehem" and "It came upon the midnight Clear". 
12. I wonder as I wander by John Jacob Niles
Performer:  Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor:  Steven Mercurio
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Symphony Orchestra,  Gumpoldskirch Boys Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 12/1996 
Venue:  Live  Austria Center, Vienna, Austria 
Length: 3 Minutes 20 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Christian Kolonovits 
13. Minuit, Chrétiens "O holy night" by Adolphe Adam
Performer:  Dionne Warwick (Voice)
Conductor:  Vjekoslav Sutej
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Symphony Orchestra,  Mozart Boys Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: France 
Date of Recording: 12/1993 
Venue:  Vienna, Austria 
Length: 4 Minutes 11 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Bebu Silvetti 
14. Kumbaya by Traditional
Performer:  Charles Aznavour (Tenor), Sissel (Soprano), Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor:  Vjekoslav Sutej
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Symphony Orchestra,  Vienna Opera Children's Chorus
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Africa 
Date of Recording: 12/1994 
Venue:  Alte Winterreitschule, Vienna, Austria 
Length: 3 Minutes 37 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Lorenzo Ferrero 
15. The Little Drummer Boy "Carol of the Drum" by Katherine K. Davis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Canadian Brass
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1958; USA 
Date of Recording: 11/1984 
Venue:  Church of St. Mary Magdalene, Toronto 
Length: 3 Minutes 8 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Luther Henderson 
16. Gesu Bambino by Pietro Yon
Performer:  Huang Ying (Soprano)
Conductor:  Steven Mercurio
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1917; USA 
Date of Recording: 12/1996 
Venue:  Austria Center, Vienna, Austria 
Length: 3 Minutes 28 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
17. I'll Be Home for Christmas by Kim Gannon
Performer:  Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor:  Lee Holdridge
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1943; USA 
Date of Recording: 04/1981 
Venue:  Vienna, Austria 
Length: 2 Minutes 55 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Lee Holdridge 
18. Once in Royal David's City by Henry John Gauntlett
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Mormon Tabernacle Choir,  New York Philharmonic
Period: Romantic 
Written: 19th Century; England 
Date of Recording: 09/1963 
Venue:  Salt Lake City, Utah 
Length: 3 Minutes 56 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Lowell Durham 
19. Ellens Gesang III, D 839/Op. 52 no 6 "Ave Maria" by Franz Schubert
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1825; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 5 Minutes 7 Secs. 
20. Jingle Bells by James Pierpont
Performer:  José Carreras (Tenor)
Conductor:  Richard Österreicher
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna State Opera Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1857; USA 
Date of Recording: 1985-86 
Length: 2 Minutes 0 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Richard Österreicher 

Sound Samples

Adeste fideles
Hark! The Herald Angels Sing
Joy to the World
In the Bleak Midwinter (Voice)
Sleigh Ride (Instrumental)
The Twelve Days of Christmas
A Very Private Christmas
We Wish You A Merry Christmas
Medley
I Wonder as I Wander (Voice)
O Holy Night
Kum Ba Yah, My Lord
The Little Drummer Boy (Instrumental)
Jingle Bells
Gesù Bambino (Voice)
I'll Be Home For Christmas
Once in Royal David's City
Ave Maria

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