The Magic of Christmas

The Magic of Christmas

The Magic of Christmas

1 Fanfare followed by O Come all ye faithful (Anon.) - Arr. Sir David Willcocks
04:20 The Philip Jones Brass Ensemble, David Corkhill, The Bach Choir, John Scott, David Willcocks
Producer: Andrew Cornall - Ensemble: The Philip Jones Brass Ensemble - Percussion: David Corkhill - Choir: The Bach Choir - Organ: John Scott - Conductor: Sir David Willcocks - Recording Engineer: Simon Eadon - Composer: Willcocks
2 Angels from the Realms of Glory
03:32 Kiri Te Kanawa, Philharmonia Orchestra, Carl Davis
Soprano: Kiri Te Kanawa - Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra - Conductor: Carl Davis - Composer: Anonymous - Producer: Christopher Raeburn - Balance Engineer: Stanley Goodall - Engineer: Richard Lewszey
3 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
4 Ave Maria
06:47 Frederica von Stade, The Mormon Tabernacle Choir, Utah Symphony Orchestra, Joseph Silverstein
Mezzo-Soprano: Frederica von Stade - Balance Engineer: John Pellowe - Choir: The Mormon Tabernacle Choir - Orchestra: Utah Symphony Orchestra - Conductor: Joseph Silverstein - Recording Producer: Paul Myers - Composer: Franz Schubert
5 Ding Dong! Merrily on High
02:06 Choir Of St. John's College, Cambridge, George Guest
Choir: Choir Of St. John's College, Cambridge - Conductor: George Guest - Recording Producer: Chris Hazell - Recording Engineer: Kenneth Wilkinson - Composer: Anonymous
6 The first Nowell
05:15 Choir Of St. John's College, Cambridge, Stephen Cleobury, George Guest
Choir: Choir Of St. John's College, Cambridge - Recording Producer: Chris Hazell - Recording Engineer: Kenneth Wilkinson - Organ: Stephen Cleobury - Conductor: George Guest - Composer/Author: Anonymous
7 O Holy Night (Minuit Chrétien)
04:14 Luciano Pavarotti, The National Philharmonic Orchestra, Kurt Herbert Adler
Tenor: Luciano Pavarotti - Producer: Ray Minshull - Orchestra: National Philharmonic Orchestra - Conductor: Kurt Herbert Adler - Recording Engineer: James Lock - Recording Engineer: John Dunkerley - Composer: Adolphe Charles Adam
8 Away in a manger
01:56 The Choir of King's College, Cambridge, David Briggs, Stephen Cleobury
Producer: Chris Hazell - Choir: The Choir of King's College, Cambridge - Organ: David Briggs - Conductor: Stephen Cleobury - Composer/Author: William James Kirkpatrick - Balance Engineer: Simon Eadon
9 God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen
03:27 The Choir of King's College, Cambridge, David Briggs, Stephen Cleobury
Producer: Chris Hazell - Choir: The Choir of King's College, Cambridge - Organ: David Briggs - Conductor: Stephen Cleobury - Composer/Author: Anonymous - Balance Engineer: Simon Eadon
10 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
11 The Virgin's Slumber Song
02:01 Joan Sutherland, New Philharmonia Orchestra, Richard Bonynge
Soprano: Dame Joan Sutherland - Producer: Ray Minshull - Orchestra: New Philharmonia Orchestra - Conductor: Richard Bonynge - Composer: Max Reger - Balance Engineer: Kenneth Wilkinson
12 Once In Royal David's City
04:24 Robin Barter, David Briggs, The Choir of King's College, Cambridge, Stephen Cleobury
Treble: Robin Barter - Organ: David Briggs - Choir: The Choir of King's College, Cambridge - Conductor: Stephen Cleobury - Composer: Henry John Gauntlett - Producer: Chris Hazell - Balance Engineer: Simon Eadon
13 The Holly & The Ivy
02:37 John Lambert, Christopher Hughes, Simon Haynes, Roy Robertson, The Choir of King's College, Cambridge, David Briggs, Stephen Cleobury
Producer: Chris Hazell - Treble: John Lambert - Treble: Christopher Hughes - Treble: Simon Haynes - Treble: Roy Robertson - Choir: The Choir of King's College, Cambridge - Organ: David Briggs - Conductor: Stephen Cleobury - Composer/Author: Traditional - Balance Engineer: Simon Eadon
14 It Came Upon A Midnight Clear
01:49 Leontyne Price, Wiener Philharmoniker, Herbert von Karajan
Soprano: Leontyne Price - Orchestra: Wiener Philharmoniker - Conductor: Herbert von Karajan - Composer/Author: Richard Storrs Willis - Producer: John Culshaw - Balance Engineer: Gordon Parry - Recording Engineer: James Brown
15 In Dulci Jubilo Old German Tune - Ed/Adpt. R. Jacques (1894-1969). Arr. R.L. de Pearsall (-1856)
03:11 The Bach Choir, David Willcocks
Producer: Andrew Cornall - Choir: The Bach Choir - Conductor: Sir David Willcocks - Recording Engineer: Simon Eadon - Composer: Anonymous
16 Mille cherubini in coro (arr. after Schubert)
04:01 Luciano Pavarotti, The National Philharmonic Orchestra, Kurt Herbert Adler
Tenor: Luciano Pavarotti - Producer: Ray Minshull - Orchestra: National Philharmonic Orchestra - Conductor: Kurt Herbert Adler - Composer: Alois Melichar - Balance Engineer: James Lock
17 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
18 While Shepherds Watched (Este Psalter, 1592)
02:46 Choir Of St. John's College, Cambridge, George Guest
Choir: Choir Of St. John's College, Cambridge - Conductor: George Guest - Recording Producer: Chris Hazell - Recording Engineer: Kenneth Wilkinson - Composer: Anonymous
19 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
20 Sussex Carol (On Christmas Night)
01:57 The Choir of King's College, Cambridge, David Briggs, Stephen Cleobury
Producer: Chris Hazell - Choir: The Choir of King's College, Cambridge - Organ: David Briggs - Conductor: Stephen Cleobury - Composer/Author: Trad. - Balance Engineer: Simon Eadon
21 Ave Maria
02:47 Kiri Te Kanawa, Utah Symphony, Julius Rudel
Soprano: Kiri Te Kanawa - Producer: Paul Myers - Orchestra: Utah Symphony - Conductor: Julius Rudel - Composer: Charles Gounod
22 Hark! The Herald Angels Sing - Fanfare
03:53 The Bach Choir, The Philip Jones Brass Ensemble, David Corkhill, John Scott, David Willcocks
Producer: Andrew Cornall - Choir: The Bach Choir - Ensemble: The Philip Jones Brass Ensemble - Percussion: David Corkhill - Organ: John Scott - Conductor: Sir David Willcocks - Recording Engineer: Simon Eadon - Composer: Felix Mendelssohn
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