Essential Christmas: 35 Seasonal Favourites 2 CDs

Essential Christmas: 35 Seasonal Favourites

Essential Christmas: 35 Seasonal Favourites 2 CDs

Supporto 1
1 Joy To The World
01:54 Joan Sutherland, New Philharmonia Orchestra, Richard Bonynge
Soprano: Dame Joan Sutherland - Producer: Ray Minshull - Orchestra: New Philharmonia Orchestra - Conductor: Richard Bonynge - Composer: George Frideric Handel - Balance Engineer: Kenneth Wilkinson
2 Ding Dong! Merrily On High
01:57 Choir of King's College, Cambridge, David Briggs, Stephen Cleobury
Choir: Choir of King's College, Cambridge - Producer: Chris Hazell - Organ: David Briggs - Conductor: Stephen Cleobury - Composer/Author: Anonymous - Balance Engineer: Simon Eadon
3 Sleigh Ride
02:50 Eastman-Rochester "Pops" Orchestra, Frederick Fennell
Orchestra: Eastman-Rochester "Pops" Orchestra - Conductor: Frederick Fennell - Composer: Leroy Anderson
4 Stille Nacht, heilige Nacht
02:35 The Bach Choir, David Willcocks
Producer: Andrew Cornall - Choir: The Bach Choir - Conductor: Sir David Willcocks - Recording Engineer: Simon Eadon - Composer: Franz Gruber
5 While Shepherds Watched (Este Psalter, 1592)
02:46 Choir Of St. John's College, Cambridge, George Guest
Choir: The Choir of St John’s Cambridge - Conductor: George Guest - Recording Producer: Chris Hazell - Recording Engineer: Kenneth Wilkinson - Composer: Anonymous
6 The Twelve Days Of Christmas
03:10 Dame Joan Sutherland, The Ambrosian Singers, New Philharmonia Orchestra, Richard Bonynge
Soprano: Dame Joan Sutherland - Producer: Ray Minshull - Balance Engineer: Kenneth Wilkinson - Choir: The Ambrosian Singers - Orchestra: New Philharmonia Orchestra - Conductor: Richard Bonynge - Composer/Author: Traditional
7 "For unto us a Child is born" [Messiah, HWV 56 / Pt. 1]
04:19 Chicago Symphony Chorus, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Georg Solti
Chorus: Chicago Symphony Chorus - Orchestra: Chicago Symphony Orchestra - Conductor: Sir Georg Solti - Producer: Ray Minshull - Composer: George Frideric Handel - Balance Engineer: Simon Eadon - Balance Engineer: James Lock
8 Pifa (Pastoral Symphony) [Messiah, HWV 56 / Pt. 1]
02:45 The Academy of Ancient Music, Christopher Hogwood
Orchestra: The Academy of Ancient Music - Conductor: Christopher Hogwood - Producer: Peter Wadland - Composer: George Frideric Handel - Balance Engineer: John Dunkerley
9 Ave Maria, D839 ("Ellens Gesang III") [Orchestral Version]
04:48 Luciano Pavarotti, The National Philharmonic Orchestra, Kurt Herbert Adler
Tenor: Luciano Pavarotti - Producer: Ray Minshull - Recording Engineer: James Lock - Orchestra: National Philharmonic Orchestra - Recording Engineer: John Dunkerley - Conductor: Kurt Herbert Adler - Composer: Franz Schubert
10 42. Chorus: "Hallelujah" [Messiah / Part 2]
03:39 Chicago Symphony Chorus, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Georg Solti
Chorus: Chicago Symphony Chorus - Producer: Ray Minshull - Orchestra: Chicago Symphony Orchestra - Conductor: Sir Georg Solti - Composer: George Frideric Handel
11 4. Troïka [Lieutenant Kijé, Symphonic Suite, Op.60]
02:50 Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal, Charles Dutoit
Orchestra: Orchestre symphonique de Montréal - Producer: Paul Myers - Conductor: Charles Dutoit - Recording Engineer: John Dunkerley - Composer: Sergei Prokofiev
12 Winter Wonderland
03:51 Kiri Te Kanawa, London Voices, Philharmonia Orchestra, Carl Davis
Soprano: Kiri Te Kanawa - Choir: London Voices - Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra - Conductor: Carl Davis - Composer: Felix Bernard - Producer: Christopher Raeburn - Balance Engineer: Stanley Goodall - Engineer: Richard Lewszey
13 Panis Angelicus
03:38 Kiri Te Kanawa, English Chamber Orchestra, Barry Rose
Soprano: Kiri Te Kanawa - Orchestra: English Chamber Orchestra - Conductor: Barry Rose - Producer: Lennart Dehn - Balance Engineer: Jobst Eberhardt - Balance Engineer: Hans-Peter Schweigmann - Composer: César Franck
14 No.10 Sinfonia [Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248 / Part Two - For the second Day of Christmas]
02:21 Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Chorus, Academy of St. Martin in the Fields, Neville Marriner
Chorus: Academy of St Martin in the Fields Chorus - Producer: Anthony Freud - Producer: Erik Smith - Orchestra: Academy of St Martin in the Fields - Conductor: Sir Neville Marriner - Composer: Johann Sebastian Bach
15 Away in a manger
02:27 Mark Tinkler, Choir Of St. John's College, Cambridge, George Guest
Recording Producer: Chris Hazell - Treble: Mark Tinkler - Recording Engineer: Kenneth Wilkinson - Choir: The Choir of St John’s Cambridge - Conductor: George Guest - Composer: William James Kirkpatrick
16 In the Bleak Midwinter
04:29 Rosemary Joshua, Ian Bostridge, Academy of St Martin in the Fields, Academy of St Martin in the Fields Chorus, Sir Neville Marriner
Producer: Anthony Freud - Producer: Erik Smith - Soprano: Rosemary Joshua - Tenor: Ian Bostridge - Orchestra: Academy of St Martin in the Fields - Choir: Academy of St Martin in the Fields Chorus - Conductor: Sir Neville Marriner - Composer: Harold Edwin Darke
17 O Little Town Of Bethlehem
03:01 Choir of King's College, Cambridge, Sir Andrew Davis, Sir David Willcocks
Choir: Choir of King's College, Cambridge - Organ: Sir Andrew Davis - Conductor: Sir David Willcocks - Composer: Anonymous - Producer: Michael Bremner - Balance Engineer: Kenneth Wilkinson
18 The First Nowell
04:48 Choir of King's College, Cambridge, Sir David Willcocks
Choir: Choir of King's College, Cambridge - Conductor: Sir David Willcocks - Composer/Author: Anonymous
Supporto 2
1 No.3 in C, Trio "Die Schlittenfahrt" [Three German Dances, K.605]
02:52 Wiener Mozart Ensemble, Willi Boskovsky
Ensemble: Wiener Mozart Ensemble - Director: Willi Boskovsky - Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Producer: Erik Smith - Balance Engineer: Gordon Parry
2 Deck The Hall With Boughs Of Holly
01:22 Joan Sutherland, New Philharmonia Orchestra, Richard Bonynge
Soprano: Dame Joan Sutherland - Producer: Ray Minshull - Orchestra: New Philharmonia Orchestra - Conductor: Richard Bonynge - Composer/Author: Anonymous - Balance Engineer: Kenneth Wilkinson
3 Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas
03:47 Kiri Te Kanawa, Philharmonia Orchestra, Carl Davis
Soprano: Kiri Te Kanawa - Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra - Conductor: Carl Davis - Composer: Hugh Martin - Producer: Christopher Raeburn - Balance Engineer: Stanley Goodall - Engineer: Richard Lewszey
4 5. Pastorale (Largo)
02:29 Academy of St Martin in the Fields, Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra: Academy of St Martin in the Fields - Conductor: Sir Neville Marriner - Composer: Arcangelo Corelli - Producer: Michael Bremner - Balance Engineer: Stanley Goodall
5 O Holy Night (Minuit Chrétien)
04:25 Leontyne Price, Wiener Philharmoniker, Herbert von Karajan
Soprano: Leontyne Price - Orchestra: Wiener Philharmoniker - Conductor: Herbert von Karajan - Composer: Adolphe Charles Adam - Producer: John Culshaw - Balance Engineer: Gordon Parry - Recording Engineer: James Brown
6 In Dulci Jubilo
03:39 The Choir of King's College, Cambridge, Simon Preston, David Willcocks
Choir: Choir of King's College, Cambridge - Recording Producer: Harley Usill - Recording Engineer: Kenneth Wilkinson - Organ: Simon Preston - Conductor: Sir David Willcocks - Composer/Author: Traditional
7 Schlafe mein liebster (excerpt) [Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248 / Part Two - For the second Day of Christmas]
04:13 Marilyn Horne, Vienna Cantata Orchestra, Henry Lewis
Mezzo-Soprano: Marilyn Horne - Orchestra: Vienna Cantata Orchestra - Conductor: Henry Lewis - Composer: Johann Sebastian Bach
8 Do You Hear What I Hear?
04:00 Anthony Way, St. Paul's Cathedral Choir, English Chamber Orchestra, John Scott
Treble: Anthony Way - Producer: Morten Winding - Choir: St. Paul's Cathedral Choir - Orchestra: English Chamber Orchestra - Director: John Scott - Composer/Author: Noel Regney - Balance Engineer: Neil Hutchinson
9 No. 9 Scene and Waltz of the Snowflakes [The Nutcracker, Op.71 / Act 1]
06:17 Finchley Children's Music Group, The National Philharmonic Orchestra, Richard Bonynge
Ensemble: Finchley Children's Music Group - Orchestra: National Philharmonic Orchestra - Conductor: Richard Bonynge - Composer: Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky - Producer: Michael Woolcock - Balance Engineer: James Lock
10 Ave Maria
02:38 Leontyne Price, Wiener Philharmoniker, Herbert von Karajan
Soprano: Leontyne Price - Orchestra: Wiener Philharmoniker - Conductor: Herbert von Karajan - Composer: Charles Gounod - Producer: John Culshaw - Balance Engineer: Gordon Parry - Recording Engineer: James Brown
11 Il s'en va loin de la terre [L'Enfance du Christ, Op.25 / Partie 2: La fuite en Egypte]
04:59 The St. Anthony Singers, Goldsbrough Orchestra, Colin Davis
Choir: The St. Anthony Singers - Orchestra: Goldsbrough Orchestra - Conductor: Sir Colin Davis - Recording Producer: James Burnett - Recording Engineer: Alan Stagg - Composer: Hector Berlioz
12 Wiegenlied, Op.49, No.4
02:10 Renata Tebaldi, New Philharmonia Orchestra, Anton Guadagno
Producer: Christopher Raeburn - Soprano: Renata Tebaldi - Orchestra: New Philharmonia Orchestra - Balance Engineer: Stanley Goodall - Conductor: Anton Guadagno - Composer: Johannes Brahms
13 Legenda (Legend;The Crown of Roses) Op.54, No.5]
02:17 Choir of Clare College, Cambridge, John Rutter
Choir: Choir of Clare College, Cambridge - Conductor: John Rutter - Recording Producer: Andrew Cornall - Recording Engineer: Colin Moorfoot - Recording Engineer: Jack Law - Composer: Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
14 No. 1 The Christmas Tree [The Nutcracker, Op.71 / Act 1]
04:10 The National Philharmonic Orchestra, Richard Bonynge
Producer: Michael Woolcock - Orchestra: National Philharmonic Orchestra - Conductor: Richard Bonynge - Composer: Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky - Balance Engineer: James Lock
15 See Amid The Winter's Snow
03:51 Choir of King's College, Cambridge, Sir David Willcocks
Choir: Choir of King's College, Cambridge - Conductor: Sir David Willcocks - Producer: Andrew Raeburn - Balance Engineer: Kenneth Wilkinson
16 Hark! The Herald Angels Sing
04:24 St. Paul's Cathedral Choir, English Chamber Orchestra, John Scott
Producer: Morten Winding - Choir: St. Paul's Cathedral Choir - Orchestra: English Chamber Orchestra - Director: John Scott - Composer: Felix Mendelssohn - Balance Engineer: Neil Hutchinson
17 White Christmas
03:53 Kiri Te Kanawa, London Voices, Philharmonia Orchestra, Carl Davis
Soprano: Kiri Te Kanawa - Choir: London Voices - Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra - Conductor: Carl Davis - Composer/Author: Irving Berlin - Producer: Christopher Raeburn - Balance Engineer: Stanley Goodall - Engineer: Richard Lewszey
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