Prima Voce - The Spirit Of Christmas Past

Release Date: 11/1/1994
Label: Nimbus
Catalog Number: NI7861
Orchestra/Ensemble: Chorus, Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1

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Notes and Editorial Reviews
Includes a star was his candle. Soloists: Lawrence Tibbett, Stewart Wille.
Works on This Recording
1. Adeste fideles "O come, all ye faithful" by John Francis Wade
Performer: John McCormack (Tenor)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Orchestra, Chorus
Period: Classical
Written: by 1782 ; England
2. Hallelujah by Johann Nepomuk Hummel
Performer: Emmy Destinn (Soprano)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Orchestra
Period: Romantic
3. Minuit, Chrétiens "O holy night" by Adolphe Adam
Performer: Enrico Caruso (Tenor)
Conductor: Walter Rogers
Orchestra/Ensemble: Orchestra
Period: Romantic
4. Ave Maria by Charles Gounod
Performer: Efrem Zimbalist (Violin), Alma Gluck (Soprano), Eugene Lutsky (Piano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1859 ; France
5. The oldest Christmas story by Hanns Eisler
Performer: Charles Laughton (Spoken Vocals)
Period: 20th Century
6. Lully, lulla, thow littel tyne child "Coventry Carol" by Traditional
Performer: John McHugh (Tenor), Harold Williams (Baritone), Isobel Baillie (Soprano), Gladys Ripley (Alto)
Period: Renaissance
Written: 16th Century ; England
7. Panis angelicus by César Franck
Performer: Richard [Tenor] Crooks (Tenor)
Conductor: Charles O'Connell
Orchestra/Ensemble: Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1872 ; France
8. O du fröhliche by Traditional
Performer: Lotte Lehmann (Soprano)
Conductor: Hermann Weigert
Orchestra/Ensemble: Orchestra
9. Gesu Bambino by Pietro Yon
Performer: Giovanni Martinelli (Tenor)
Conductor: Josef Pasternack
Orchestra/Ensemble: Orchestra, Chorus
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1917 ; USA
10. L'enfance du Christ, Op. 25: Le repos de la Sainte Famille by Hector Berlioz
Performer: Paul Planel (Tenor)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1850-1854 ; France
11. Mörike Lieder: no 25, Schlafendes Jesuskind by Hugo Wolf
Performer: Elisabeth Schumann (Soprano), Ernest Lush (Piano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1888 ; Vienna, Austria
12. Legenden (3), Op. 33: no 3, Des fremden Kindes by Carl Loewe
Performer: Karl Erb (Tenor)
Period: Romantic
Written: by 1834 ; Berlin, Germany
13. Exsultate jubilate, K 165 (158a): Alleluia by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer: Sigrid Onegin (Soprano)
Period: Classical
Written: 1773 ; Milan, Italy
14. Ellens Gesang III, D 839/Op. 52 no 6 "Ave Maria" by Franz Schubert
Performer: Mischa Violin (Violin), Rosa Ponselle (Soprano), Romano Romani (Piano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1825 ; Vienna, Austria
15. Schlichte Weisen (60), Op. 76: no 52, Maria Wiegenlied by Max Reger
Performer: Claudia Muzio (Soprano)
Conductor: Lorenzo Molajoli
Orchestra/Ensemble: Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1903-1912 ; Germany
16. Christmas Candle by Elinor Remick Warren
Performer: John Charles [voice] Thomas (Baritone), Carroll Hollister (Piano)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1940 ; USA
17. The night before Christmas by Traditional
Performer: Basil Rathbone (Spoken Vocals)
18. Silent Night by Franz Xaver Gruber
Performer: Stewart Wille (Organ), Ernestine Schumann-Heink (Alto)
Period: Classical
Written: 1818 ; Austria
19. Mille cherubini in coro by Alois Melichar
Performer: Beniamino Gigli (Tenor)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
20. Silent Night by Franz Xaver Gruber
Performer: Stewart Wille (Organ), Ernestine Schumann-Heink (Alto)
Period: Classical
Written: 1818 ; Austria
21. Mille cherubini in coro by Alois Melichar
Performer: Beniamino Gigli (Tenor)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
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