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Tony Bennett/Charlotte Church (Vocals)/Plácido Domingo (Tenor Vocals)/Va: Our Favourite Things

Audio Samples

>Christmas Song, The
>O Holy Night
>Do You Hear What I Hear?
>Jésus de Nazareth
>Winter Wonderland
>Silent Night
>My Favorite Things
>White Christmas
>Hacia Belen Va un Burro
>Through the Eyes of a Child
>First Noel, The
>Somewhere in My Memory
>I Saw Three Ships
>Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
>Hijo de Dios
>I'll Be Home for Christmas
>Joy to the World
>Angels We Have Heard on High
>Silent Night
>One More Year

Track List

>Christmas Song, The
>O Holy Night
>Do You Hear What I Hear?
>Jésus de Nazareth
>Winter Wonderland
>Silent Night
>My Favorite Things
>White Christmas
>Hacia Belen Va un Burro
>Through the Eyes of a Child
>First Noel, The
>Somewhere in My Memory
>I Saw Three Ships
>Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
>Hijo de Dios
>I'll Be Home for Christmas
>Joy to the World
>Angels We Have Heard on High
>Silent Night
>One More Year

Album Notes

Full performer name: Tony Bennett/Charlotte Church/Placido Domingo/Vanessa Williams.

Personnel includes: Tony Bennett, Charlotte Church, Placido Domingo, Vanessa Williams (vocals); Steven Mecurio (conductor); Ralph Sharon Quartet; Gumpoldskirchner Spatzen Children's Choir; Vienna Symphony.

Recorded live at the Konzerthaus, Vienna, Austria in December 2000.

Full performer name: Tony Bennett/Charlotte Church/Placido Domingo/Vanessa Williams.

This is a Super Audio CD playable only on Super Audio CD players.

Personnel includes: Tony Bennett, Charlotte Church, Placido Domingo, Vanessa Williams (vocals); Steven Mecurio (conductor); Ralph Sharon Quartet; Gumpoldskirchner Spatzen Children's Choir; Vienna Symphony.

Recorded live at the Konzerthaus, Vienna, Austria in December 2000.

Full performer name: Tony Bennett/Charlotte Church/Placido Domingo/Vanessa Williams.

Recorded live at the Konzerthaus, Vienna, Austria in December 2000.

Personnel: Gray Sargent (guitar); Alan Pasqua, Ralph Sharon (piano); Clayton Cameron (drums).

Recording information: Konzerthaus, Vienna, Austria (12/21/2000); The Konzerthaus, Vienna, Austria (12/21/2000).

Photographers: Axel Zeininger; Tim White .

Arrangers: Jorge Calandrelli; Julian Smith.

This stellar line-up, recorded live in Vienna, performs a program of quintessential Christmas songs in a rich variety of styles, from the light pop of "My Favorite Things" to traditional Spanish tunes such as "Hacia Belen Va Un Burro" and English equivalents like "Angels We Have Heard on High." Tony Bennett kicks the whole thing off with a typically warm rendition of "The Christmas Song." He's followed by a pretty straight reading of "O Holy Night" by the Welsh teen classical prodigy Charlotte Church and the inimitable Placido Domingo, and Vannessa Williams' gospel-tinged version of "Do You Hear What I Hear?"

It's an evening of familiar favorites, impeccably performed, with the added bonus of the Gumpoldskirchner Spatzen Children's Choir providing an appropriately child's-eye view of the holiday. OUR FAVORITE THINGS is a worthy addition to the bulging repertoire of Christmas collections, in a gimmick-free traditional setting.



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