Musical Christmas Tree - Morton Gould

Release Date: 7/19/2007
Label: RCA
Catalog Number: RCA7931
Conductor: Morton Gould
Number of Discs: 1

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Notes and Editorial Reviews
Rescued from the vaults, ArkivMusic reissues a long lost Christmas Treasure! The Musical Christmas Tree from Morton Gould is an orchestral holiday classic. Featuring Holiday standards, this unique release includes many of Morton Gould's own arrangements as well as original compositions written for the holidays, including "Winter" from the Burchfield Gallery and "Skiers Waltz" from the Cinerama Holiday Suite.
Works on This Recording
1. Adeste fideles "O come, all ye faithful" by John Francis Wade
Conductor: Morton Gould
Orchestra/Ensemble: New Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Classical
Written: by 1782 ; England
2. The first nowell by Traditional
Conductor: Morton Gould
Orchestra/Ensemble: New Philharmonia Orchestra
3. Serenade of Carols by Morton Gould
Conductor: Morton Gould
Orchestra/Ensemble: New Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
4. Home for Christmas by Morton Gould
Conductor: Morton Gould
Orchestra/Ensemble: New Philharmonia Orchestra
5. Fantasia on Greensleeves by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Conductor: Morton Gould
Orchestra/Ensemble: Morton Gould Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1934 ; England
6. Nutcracker, Op. 71: no 13, Act 2 - Waltz of the Flowers by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor: Morton Gould
Orchestra/Ensemble: Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1891-1892 ; Russia
7. Nutcracker, Op. 71: no 15, Act 2 - Final Waltz and Apotheosis by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor: Morton Gould
Orchestra/Ensemble: Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1891-1892 ; Russia
8. Burchfield Gallery: Winter by Morton Gould
Conductor: Morton Gould
Orchestra/Ensemble: American Symphony Orchestra
9. Cinerama Holiday: Skiers Waltz by Morton Gould
Conductor: Morton Gould
Orchestra/Ensemble: Morton Gould Orchestra
10. Little David, play on your harp by Traditional
Conductor: Morton Gould
Orchestra/Ensemble: Morton Gould Orchestra
11. Good King Wenceslas by Traditional
Conductor: Morton Gould
Orchestra/Ensemble: New Philharmonia Orchestra
12. O little town of Bethlehem by Henry Walford Davies
Conductor: Morton Gould
Orchestra/Ensemble: New Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
13. Away in a manger by William James Kirkpatrick
Conductor: Morton Gould
Orchestra/Ensemble: New Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
14. The Little Drummer Boy "Carol of the Drum" by Katherine K. Davis
Conductor: Morton Gould
Orchestra/Ensemble: New Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1958 ; USA
15. It came upon a midnight clear by Traditional
Conductor: Morton Gould
Orchestra/Ensemble: New Philharmonia Orchestra
16. Silent Night by Franz Xaver Gruber
Conductor: Morton Gould
Orchestra/Ensemble: New Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Classical
Written: 1818 ; Austria
17. Jingle Bells by James Pierpont
Conductor: Morton Gould
Orchestra/Ensemble: New Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1857 ; USA
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