The #1 Christmas Album / Domingo, Pavarotti, Price, Et Al

Release Date: 10/9/2001
Label: Decca
Catalog Number: 470022
Number of Discs: 2

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Works on This Recording
1. Ave Maria by Charles Gounod
Performer: Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano)
Conductor: Julius Rudel
Orchestra/Ensemble: Utah Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1859 ; France
2. Ave Maria by Charles Gounod
Performer: Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano)
Conductor: Julius Rudel
Orchestra/Ensemble: Utah Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1859 ; France
3. L'enfance du Christ, Op. 25: L'adieu des bergers by Hector Berlioz
Conductor: Sir Colin Davis
Period: Romantic
Written: 1850-1854 ; France
4. Mille cherubini in coro by Alois Melichar
Performer: Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Orchestra/Ensemble: National Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
5. See amid the winter's snow by Traditional
Performer: Simon Preston (Organ)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Cambridge King's College Choir
6. What child is this? by Traditional
Performer: Tom Finucane (Lute), Anthony Way (Treble)
Period: Renaissance
Written: 16th Century ; England
7. The first nowell by Traditional
Performer: David [Organ] Briggs (Organ)
Conductor: Stephen Cleobury
Orchestra/Ensemble: Cambridge King's College Choir
8. O Tannenbaum by Traditional
Performer: Leontyne Price (Soprano)
9. While shepherds watched their flocks by night by Traditional
Performer: Simon Preston (Organ)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Renaissance
Written: by 1592 ; England
10. Away in a manger by William James Kirkpatrick
Performer: Anthony Way (Treble)
Conductor: John Scott
Orchestra/Ensemble: St. Paul's Cathedral Choir
Period: 20th Century
11. Festgesang "Hark! The herald angels sing" by Felix Mendelssohn
Performer: David Corkhill (Percussion), James Blades (Percussion), John Scott (Organ)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1840 ; Germany
12. Deck the Halls by Traditional
Performer: Dame Joan Sutherland (Soprano)
Conductor: Richard Bonynge
14. Panis angelicus by César Franck
Performer: Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1872 ; France
15. In the bleak mid-winter by Gustav Holst
Performer: Anthony Way (Treble)
Conductor: John Scott
Period: 20th Century
Written: by 1906 ; England
16. God rest ye merry, gentlemen by Traditional
Performer: David Corkhill (Percussion), James Blades (Percussion), John Scott (Organ)
17. German Dances (3), K 605: no 3 in C major "Sleigh ride" by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor: Willi Boskovsky
Orchestra/Ensemble: Vienna Mozart Ensemble
Period: Classical
Written: 1789 ; Vienna, Austria
18. The Twelve Days of Christmas by Traditional
Performer: Dame Joan Sutherland (Soprano)
Conductor: Richard Bonynge
19. Shepherds in the field abiding by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble: Cambridge King's College Choir
20. Tu scendi dalle stelle by Traditional
Performer: Renata Tebaldi (Soprano)
Conductor: Anton Guadagno
Orchestra/Ensemble: New Philharmonia Orchestra
21. I saw three ships by Traditional
Performer: William Kendall (Tenor), Mark Tinkler (Treble)
Conductor: George Guest
22. Minuit, Chrétiens "O holy night" by Adolphe Adam
Performer: Leontyne Price (Soprano)
Period: Romantic
23. O little town of Bethlehem by Henry Walford Davies
Performer: David [Organ] Briggs (Organ)
Conductor: Stephen Cleobury
Orchestra/Ensemble: Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: 20th Century
24. Gesu Bambino by Pietro Yon
Performer: Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1917 ; USA
25. Rocking by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble: Cambridge King's College Choir
26. Schlaf, mein Kindelein by Max Reger
Performer: Dame Joan Sutherland (Soprano)
Conductor: Richard Bonynge
Orchestra/Ensemble: New Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic
27. Child in the Manger by Traditional
Conductor: John Rutter
28. Nutcracker, Op. 71: no 9, Act 1 - Waltz of the Snowflakes by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor: Richard Bonynge
Period: Romantic
Written: 1891-1892 ; Russia
29. Holiday Inn: White Christmas by Irving Berlin
Performer: Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano)
Conductor: Carl Davis
Orchestra/Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra, London Voices
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1942 ; USA
30. Les patineurs, Op. 183 by Emil Waldteufel
Conductor: Douglas Gamley
Orchestra/Ensemble: National Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1882 ; Paris, France
31. Mary's boy child by Jester Hairston
Performer: Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano)
Conductor: Carl Davis
Orchestra/Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra, London Voices
Period: 20th Century
32. Requiem: Hosanna in Excelsis by Andrew Lloyd Webber
Performer: James Lancelot (Organ), Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor: Lorin Maazel
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1984 ;
33. Adeste fideles "O come, all ye faithful" by John Francis Wade
Performer: Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Period: Classical
Written: by 1782 ; England
34. Silent Night by Franz Xaver Gruber
Orchestra/Ensemble: Bach Choir
Period: Classical
Written: 1818 ; Austria
35. Ellens Gesang III, D 839/Op. 52 no 6 "Ave Maria" by Franz Schubert
Performer: Leontyne Price (Soprano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1825 ; Vienna, Austria
36. Ellens Gesang III, D 839/Op. 52 no 6 "Ave Maria" by Franz Schubert
Performer: Leontyne Price (Soprano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1825 ; Vienna, Austria
37. Once in Royal David's City by Henry John Gauntlett
Performer: Robin Barter (Treble), David [Organ] Briggs (Organ)
Conductor: Stephen Cleobury
Orchestra/Ensemble: Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Romantic
Written: 19th Century ; England
38. Ding Dong! Merrily on high by Traditional
Conductor: Stephen Cleobury
Orchestra/Ensemble: Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Renaissance
Written: 16th Century ; France
39. Joy to the World by Lowell Mason
Performer: Dame Joan Sutherland (Soprano)
Conductor: Richard Bonynge
Orchestra/Ensemble: New Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 19th Century ; USA
40. Good King Wenceslas by Traditional
Performer: Richard Suart (Bass), Stephen Cleobury (Organ), Simon Keenlyside (Treble)
Conductor: George Guest
41. Songs (5), Op. 49: no 4, Wiegenlied by Johannes Brahms
Performer: Renata Tebaldi (Soprano)
Conductor: Anton Guadagno
Orchestra/Ensemble: New Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1868 ; Austria
42. In dulci jubilo, BWV 368 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Orchestra/Ensemble: Cambridge King's College Choir
Period: Baroque
43. Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248: no 10, Sinfonia in G major by Johann Sebastian Bach
Conductor: Karl Münchinger
Orchestra/Ensemble: Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque
Written: 1734-1735 ; Leipzig, Germany
44. Messiah, HWV 56: For unto us a child is born by George Frideric Handel
Conductor: Sir Georg Solti
Period: Baroque
Written: 1742 ; London, England
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