Christmas in New York / Renee Fleming

Release Date: 10/14/2014
Label: Decca
Catalog Number: B002110402
Number of Discs: 1

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Notes and Editorial Reviews
American soprano Renee Fleming releases her first-ever holiday album. While known mostly as an opera singer, Fleming's career has encompassed numerous genres and styles of singing. For Christmas in New York, Fleming sings in a more intimate style. In addition to enjoying Fleming’s voice in a new setting, the album features guest artists Wynton Marsalis, Chris Botti, Brad Mehldau, Kelli O Hara, and more. In total, Fleming and her guests have won 16 Grammy awards across numerous categories.
Works on This Recording
1. Winter Wonderland by Felix Bernard
Performer: Renée Fleming (Soprano), Wynton Marsalis (Trumpet), Daniel Nimmer (Piano)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1934 ; USA
2. Meet Me in St. Louis: Have yourself a merry little Christmas by Hugh Martin
Performer: Gregory Porter (Voice), Renée Fleming (Soprano)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1944 ; USA
3. Silver Bells by Jay Livingston
Performer: Kelli O'Hara (Voice), Renée Fleming (Soprano), Rob Moose (Guitar)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1951 ; USA
4. Merry Christmas Darling by Richard Carpenter
Performer: Lee Musiker (Piano), Renée Fleming (Soprano), Chris Botti (Flugelhorn)
Period: 20th Century
5. Christmas Waltz by Jule Styne
Performer: Peter Donovan (Double Bass), Renée Fleming (Soprano), Shelly Berg (Piano)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1954 ; USA
6. Who Knows Where The Time Goes by Alexandra Denny
Performer: Renée Fleming (Soprano), Brad Mehldau (Piano)
7. Sleigh Ride by Leroy Anderson
Performer: Daniel Nimmer (Piano), Wynton Marsalis (Trumpet), Renée Fleming (Soprano)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1948 ; USA
8. Snowbound by Russell Faith
Performer: Kurt Elling (Voice), Renée Fleming (Soprano), Renee Rosnes (Piano)
9. In the bleak mid-winter by Gustav Holst
Performer: David Blinn (Viola), Joyce Hammann (Violin), Renée Fleming (Soprano), Rufus Wainwright (Voice)
Period: 20th Century
Written: by 1906 ; England
10. Central Park Serenade by Diane Warren
Performer: Gregory Porter (Voice), Renée Fleming (Soprano), Shelly Berg (Piano), Saul Rubin (Guitar)
11. The Man With the Bag by Irving Taylor
Performer: Renée Fleming (Soprano), Lee Musiker (Synthesizer), David Finck (Double Bass)
12. Love and Hard Times by Paul Simon
Performer: Renée Fleming (Soprano), Brad Mehldau (Piano)
13. Still, still, still by Traditional
Performer: Kurt Elling (Voice), Renée Fleming (Soprano), Renee Rosnes (Piano)
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