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Simply Christmas

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>Wade, John Francis : Adeste fideles
>Gruber, Franz : Silent Night
>Schubert, Franz : Ellens Gesang III, D 839/Op. 52 no 6 "Ave Maria"
>Gauntlett, Henry John : Once in Royal David City
>Mason, Lowell : Joy to the World
>Traditional : Ding Dong! Merrily on high
>Traditional : Good King Wenceslas
>Brahms, Johannes : Songs (5) for voice & piano, Op. 49
>     no 4, Wiegenlied
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : In dulci jubilo
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248
>     no 10, Sinfonia in G major
>Handel, George Frideric : Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio
>     For unto us a child is born
>Gounod, Charles : Ave Maria
>Berlioz, Hector : L'enfance du Christ, Op. 25
>     L'adieu des bergers
>Melichar, Alois : Mille cherubini in coro
>Traditional : See amid the winter's snow
>Traditional : What child is this?
>Traditional : The first nowell
>Traditional : O Tannenbaum
>Traditional : While shepherds watched their flocks by night
>Kirkpatrick, William J. : Away in a manger
>Mendelssohn, Felix : Festgesang "Hark! The herald angels sing"
>Traditional : Deck the hall
>Traditional : The Holly and the Ivy
>Franck, César : Panis angelicus
>Darke, Harold Edwin : In the bleak mid-winter
>Traditional : God rest ye merry, gentlemen
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : German Dances (3), K 605
>     no 3 in C major "Sleigh ride"
>Traditional : The Twelve Days of Christmas
>Traditional : Shepherds in the field abiding
>Traditional : Tu scendi dalle stelle
>Traditional : I saw three ships
>Adam, Adolphe : Minuit, Chrétiens "O holy night"
>Vaughan Williams, Ralph : English Hymnal
>     O little town of Bethlehem
>Yon, Pietro : Gesù Bambino
>Traditional : Rocking
>Reger, Max : Schlaf, mein Kindelein
>Traditional : Child in the Manger
>Webber, Andrew Lloyd : Requiem
>     Hosanna in Excelsis
>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : Nutcracker, Op. 71
>     no 9, Act 1 - Waltz of the Snowflakes
>Berlin, Irving : Holiday Inn
>     White Christmas
>Waldteufel, Emil : Les patineurs, Op. 183
>Traditional : Mary's boy child

Album Summary

>Wade, John Francis : Adeste fideles
>Gruber, Franz : Silent Night
>Schubert, Franz : Ellens Gesang III, D 839/Op. 52 no 6 "Ave Maria"
>Gauntlett, Henry John : Once in Royal David City
>Mason, Lowell : Joy to the World
>Traditional : Ding Dong! Merrily on high
>Traditional : Good King Wenceslas
>Brahms, Johannes : Songs (5) for voice & piano, Op. 49
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : In dulci jubilo
>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248
>Handel, George Frideric : Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio
>Gounod, Charles : Ave Maria
>Berlioz, Hector : L'enfance du Christ, Op. 25
>Melichar, Alois : Mille cherubini in coro
>Traditional : See amid the winter's snow
>Traditional : What child is this?
>Traditional : The first nowell
>Traditional : O Tannenbaum
>Traditional : While shepherds watched their flocks by night
>Kirkpatrick, William J. : Away in a manger
>Mendelssohn, Felix : Festgesang "Hark! The herald angels sing"
>Traditional : Deck the hall
>Traditional : The Holly and the Ivy
>Franck, César : Panis angelicus
>Darke, Harold Edwin : In the bleak mid-winter
>Traditional : God rest ye merry, gentlemen
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : German Dances (3), K 605
>Traditional : The Twelve Days of Christmas
>Traditional : Shepherds in the field abiding
>Traditional : Tu scendi dalle stelle
>Traditional : I saw three ships
>Adam, Adolphe : Minuit, Chrétiens "O holy night"
>Vaughan Williams, Ralph : English Hymnal
>Yon, Pietro : Gesù Bambino
>Traditional : Rocking
>Reger, Max : Schlaf, mein Kindelein
>Traditional : Child in the Manger
>Webber, Andrew Lloyd : Requiem
>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : Nutcracker, Op. 71
>Berlin, Irving : Holiday Inn
>Waldteufel, Emil : Les patineurs, Op. 183
>Traditional : Mary's boy child
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Works Details

>Wade, John Francis : Adeste fideles
  • Performer: Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
  • Conductor: Kurt Adler
  • Ensemble: London Voices
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Christmas
  • Written: by 1782
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Gruber, Franz : Silent Night
  • Conductor: David Willcocks
  • Ensemble: Bach Choir
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Christmas
  • Written: 1818
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Schubert, Franz : Ellens Gesang III, D 839/Op. 52 no 6 "Ave Maria"
  • Performer: Leontyne Price (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Herbert Karajan
  • Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra members
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 1825
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Gauntlett, Henry John : Once in Royal David City
  • Performers: David Briggs (Organ); Robin Barter (Treble)
  • Conductor: Stephen Cleobury
  • Ensemble: King's College Choir, Cambridge
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Christmas
  • Written: 19th Century
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Mason, Lowell : Joy to the World
  • Performer: Joan Sutherland (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Richard Bonynge
  • Ensemble: New Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Christmas
  • Written: 19th Century
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Traditional : Ding Dong! Merrily on high
  • Conductor: Stephen Cleobury
  • Ensemble: King's College Choir, Cambridge
  • Period Time: Renaissance
  • Form: Christmas
  • Written: 16th Century
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Traditional : Good King Wenceslas
  • Performers: Simon Keenlyside (Baritone); Richard Suart (Baritone); Stephen Cleobury (Organ)
  • Conductor: George Guest
  • Ensemble: King's College Choir, Cambridge
  • Form: Christmas
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Brahms, Johannes : Songs (5) for voice & piano, Op. 49 :: no 4, Wiegenlied
  • Performer: Renata Tebaldi (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Anton Guadagno
  • Ensemble: New Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 1868
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : In dulci jubilo
  • Conductor: David Willcocks
  • Ensemble: King's College Choir, Cambridge
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Bach, Johann Sebastian : Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248 :: no 10, Sinfonia in G major
  • Conductor: Karl Münchinger
  • Ensemble: Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Christmas
  • Written: 1734-1735
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Handel, George Frideric : Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio :: For unto us a child is born
  • Conductor: Sir Solti
  • Ensemble: Chicago Symphony Chorus
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: 1742
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Gounod, Charles : Ave Maria
  • Performer: Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Julius Rudel
  • Ensemble: Utah Symphony Orchestra
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 1859
  • Studio/Live: Live

>Berlioz, Hector : L'enfance du Christ, Op. 25 :: L'adieu des bergers
  • Conductor: Colin Davis
  • Ensemble: Goldsborough Orchestra
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1850-1854
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Melichar, Alois : Mille cherubini in coro
  • Performer: Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
  • Conductor: Kurt Adler
  • Ensemble: National Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Christmas
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Traditional : See amid the winter's snow
  • Performer: Simon Preston (Organ)
  • Conductor: David Willcocks
  • Ensemble: King's College Choir, Cambridge
  • Form: Christmas
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Traditional : What child is this?
  • Performers: Anthony Way (Treble); Tom Finucane (Lute)
  • Period Time: Renaissance
  • Form: Christmas
  • Written: 16th Century
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Traditional : The first nowell
  • Performer: David Briggs (Organ)
  • Conductor: Stephen Cleobury
  • Ensemble: King's College Choir, Cambridge
  • Form: Christmas
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Traditional : O Tannenbaum
  • Performer: Leontyne Price (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Herbert Karajan
  • Ensemble: Vienna Children's Chorus
  • Form: Christmas
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Traditional : While shepherds watched their flocks by night
  • Performer: Simon Preston (Organ)
  • Conductor: David Willcocks
  • Ensemble: King's College Choir, Cambridge
  • Period Time: Renaissance
  • Form: Christmas
  • Written: by 1592
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Kirkpatrick, William J. : Away in a manger
  • Performer: Anthony Way (Treble)
  • Conductor: John Scott
  • Ensemble: St. Paul's Cathedral Choir
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Christmas
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Mendelssohn, Felix : Festgesang "Hark! The herald angels sing"
  • Performers: James Blades (Percussion); John Scott (Organ); David Corkhill (Percussion)
  • Conductor: David Willcocks
  • Ensemble: Bach Choir
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Christmas
  • Written: 1840
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Traditional : Deck the hall
  • Performer: Joan Sutherland (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Richard Bonynge
  • Ensemble: Ambrosian Singers
  • Form: Christmas
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Traditional : The Holly and the Ivy
  • Performers: Jonathan Lamb (Voice); Roland Robertson (Baritone); Christopher Hughes (Organ); Simon Haynes (Voice)
  • Conductor: Stephen Cleobury
  • Ensemble: King's College Choir, Cambridge
  • Form: Christmas
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Franck, César : Panis angelicus
  • Performer: Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
  • Conductor: Stephen Cleobury
  • Ensemble: National Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: 1872
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Darke, Harold Edwin : In the bleak mid-winter
  • Performer: Anthony Way (Treble)
  • Conductor: John Scott
  • Ensemble: English Chamber Orchestra
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Christmas
  • Written: 1911
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Traditional : God rest ye merry, gentlemen
  • Performers: John Scott (Organ); David Corkhill (Percussion); James Blades (Percussion)
  • Conductor: David Willcocks
  • Ensemble: Bach Choir
  • Form: Christmas
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : German Dances (3), K 605 :: no 3 in C major "Sleigh ride"
  • Conductor: Willi Boskovsky
  • Ensemble: Vienna Mozart Ensemble
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: 1789
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Traditional : The Twelve Days of Christmas
  • Performer: Joan Sutherland (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Richard Bonynge
  • Ensemble: Ambrosian Singers
  • Form: Christmas
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Traditional : Shepherds in the field abiding
  • Conductor: David Willcocks
  • Ensemble: King's College Choir, Cambridge
  • Form: Christmas
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Traditional : Tu scendi dalle stelle
  • Performer: Renata Tebaldi (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Anton Guadagno
  • Ensemble: New Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Form: Christmas
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Traditional : I saw three ships
  • Performers: William Kendall (Tenor); Mark Tinkler (Treble)
  • Conductor: George Guest
  • Ensemble: King's College Choir, Cambridge
  • Form: Christmas
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Adam, Adolphe : Minuit, Chrétiens "O holy night"
  • Performer: Leontyne Price (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Herbert Karajan
  • Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Christmas
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Vaughan Williams, Ralph : English Hymnal :: O little town of Bethlehem
  • Performer: David Briggs (Organ)
  • Conductor: Stephen Cleobury
  • Ensemble: King's College Choir, Cambridge
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Christmas
  • Written: 1906
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Yon, Pietro : Gesù Bambino
  • Performer: Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
  • Conductor: Kurt Adler
  • Ensemble: National Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Christmas
  • Written: 1917
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Traditional : Rocking
  • Conductor: David Willcocks
  • Ensemble: King's College Choir, Cambridge
  • Form: Christmas
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Reger, Max : Schlaf, mein Kindelein
  • Performer: Joan Sutherland (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Richard Bonynge
  • Ensemble: New Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Christmas
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Traditional : Child in the Manger
  • Conductor: John Rutter
  • Ensemble: Clare College Choir
  • Form: Christmas
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Webber, Andrew Lloyd : Requiem :: Hosanna in Excelsis
  • Performers: Placido Domingo (Tenor); James Lancelot (Organ)
  • Conductor: Lorin Maazel
  • Ensemble: English Chamber Orchestra
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: 1984
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : Nutcracker, Op. 71 :: no 9, Act 1 - Waltz of the Snowflakes
  • Conductor: Richard Bonynge
  • Ensemble: Finchley Children's Music Group members
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Ballet
  • Written: 1891-1892
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Berlin, Irving : Holiday Inn :: White Christmas
  • Performer: Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Carl Davis
  • Ensemble: London Voices
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Christmas
  • Written: 1942
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Waldteufel, Emil : Les patineurs, Op. 183
  • Conductor: Douglas Gamley
  • Ensemble: National Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Waltz
  • Written: 1882
  • Studio/Live: Studio

>Traditional : Mary's boy child
  • Performer: Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Carl Davis
  • Ensemble: London Voices
  • Studio/Live: Studio