Classical Christmas | Warner 2564619474

Classical Christmas

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Label: Warner

Cat No: 2564619474

Format: CD

Number of Discs: 3

Genre: Christmas

Release Date: 10th November 2014

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A collection of carols and heart warming Christmas favourites for the whole family to cherish.

Yuletide classics performed by the leading lights of opera and choral music: Kiri Te Kanawa, Chanticleer, Libera, Natalie Dessay, Barbara Hendricks, Rolando Villazón, Roberto Alagna, Thomas Hampson, the Choir of King's College, Cambridge and more.

Contents:
CD 1
[66.21]
01. Minuit, chrétiens (Adolphe Adam)
Roberto Alagna
Abbey Road Ensemble / Jonathan Tunick

02. I’m Dreaming of Home (Hymne des fraternisés) (Philippe Rombi)
Natalie Dessay
Chorale Scala - London Symphony Orchestra / Philippe Rombi

03. Adeste fideles (John Francis Wade - Arr. Philippe Rombi)
Rolando Villazón
Orchestre Symphonique Bel’Arte / Philippe Rombi

04. Away in a Manger (William James Kirkpatrick)
Barbara Hendricks
Stockholm Children's Choir & Chamber Orchestra / Eric Ericson

05. In dulci jubilo (Trad.)
Roberto Alagna
Abbey Road Ensemble / Jonathan Tunick

06. Trois anges sont venus ce soir (Trad, arr. Anders Johnny Ekdahl)
Barbara Hendricks
Stockholm Chamber Orchestra / Eric Ericson

07. Riu, riu, chiu (Mateo Flecha the elder)
Julian Perkins
Choir of King’s College, Cambridge / Stephen Cleobury

08. Have Yourselfa Merry Little Christmas (Hugh Martin / Ralph Blane)
Thomas Hampson
Abbey Road Ensemble / Jonathan Tunick

09. Sweet Little Jesus Boy (Trad, arr. Anders Johnny Ekdahl)
Barbara Hendricks

10. Mon beau sapin (Trad, arr. Michel Legrand)
Maurice André - Nicolas André
London Philharmonic Orchestra / Michel Legrand

11. Berceuse de Marie (Max Reger)
Barbara Hendricks
Stockholm Chamber Orchestra / Eric Ericson

12. We Wish You a Merry Christmas (Trad, arr. John Bell)
Wiener Sängerknaben

13. Let it Snow! Let it Snow! Let it Snow! (Sammy Cahn / Jule Styne - Arr. Geoffrey Alexander)
Wiener Sängerknaben

14. Good News (Ray Henderson - Arr. Ken Burton)
Ladies’ Quartet - Ken Burton

15. By and By (Trad, arr. Julius Drake)
Ruby Philogene - Julius Drake
London Adventist Chorale / Ken Burton

16. Petit papa Noël (Henri Martinet / Raymond Vinci - Arr. Michel Legrand)
Maurice André
London Philharmonic Orchestra / Michel Legrand

17. In the Bleak Midwinter (Harold Darke)
Stephen Varcoe - John Wells
Choir of King's College, Cambridge / Sir David Willcocks

18. Carol of the Bells (Mykola Leontovych - Arr. Robert Prizeman)
Libera / Robert Prizeman

19. Of the Father's Heart Begotten (Trad, arr. David Cullen)
Dame Kiri Te Kanawa
Coventry Cathedral Choir - Lichfield Cathedral Choir
BBC Philharmonic Orchestra / Robin Stapleton

20. A Lullaby & Away in a Manger (Trad, arr. Thomas Bold & William J Kirkpatrick)
Dawn Upshaw, Chanticleer

CD 2 [60.13]
01. Troika from Lieutenant Kijé Suite (Sergei Prokofiev)
London Philharmonic Orchestra / Klaus Tennstedt

02. I Saw Three Ships (Trad, arr. Rutter)
Clare College Singers & Orchestra / John Rutter

03. Sleigh Ride (Leroy Anderson)
Hallé Orchestra / Maurice Handford

04. O Little Town of Bethlehem (Trad, arr. John Rutter)
Simon Vaughan
Clare College Singers & Orchestra, Cambridge / John Rutter

05. Ding Dong! Merrily on High (16th-cent. - Arr. Wood)
Bach Choir - Jacques Orchestra / Sir David Willcocks

06. Jesu Joy of Man's Desiring (J S Bach)
Academy of St Martin-in-the-Fields / Sir Neville Marriner

07. God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen (Hely-Hutchinson)
Pro Arte Orchestra / Barry Rose

08. Fantasia on Christmas Carols (Ralph Vaughan-Williams)
Stephen Roberts
London Symphony Chorus & Orchestra / Richard Hickox

09. Bacchanale from Winter (Alexandre Glazunov)
Philharmonia Orchestra / Yevgeny Svetlanov

10. Sleigh Ride (Frederick Delius)
Northern Sinfonia of England / Richard Hickox

11. Hansel and Gretel Overture (Engelbert Humperdinck)
London Symphony Orchestra / André Previn

12. Stille Nacht (Franz Xaver Gruber - Arr. Philippe Rombi)
Rolando Villazón
Orchestre Symphonique Bel Arte / Philippe Rombi

13. Once in Royal David's City (Henry John Gauntlett - Arr. John Rutter)
Jeremy Blandford
Clare College Singers & Orchestra, Cambridge / John Rutter

14. The First Nowell (Trad, arr. Hely-Hutchinson)
Pro Arte Orchestra / Barry Rose

15. In dulci jubilo (14th-cent. - Arr. Rutter)
Jeremy Blandford
Clare College Singers & Orchestra, Cambridge / John Rutter

16. O Come, All Ye Faithful (Trad, arr. Hely-Hutchinson)
Pro Arte Orchestra / Barry Rose

17. We Wish You a Merry Christmas (Trad, arr. Ryan)
Hallé Choir & Orchestra / Maurice Handford

CD 3 [61.39]
01. The First Nowell (Trad, arr. John Stainer)
King's College Choir, Cambridge / Philip Ledger

02. Good King Wenceslas (Trad, arr. John Stainer)
David Bell
Huddersfield Choral Society / Owain Arwel Hughes

03. God Rest You Merry, Gentlemen (Trad, arr. Sir David Willcocks)
Bach Choir - Jacques Orchestra / Sir David Willcocks

04. While Shepherds Watched their Flocks by Night (Trad. arr. Sir David Willcocks)
Bach Choir - Jacques Orchestra / Sir David Willcocks

05. Silent Night (Franz Xaver Gruber, arr. Sir David Willcocks)
Stephen Varcoe
Choir of King's College, Cambridge / Sir David Willcocks

06. The Coventry Carol (16 Cent)
Charles Daniels - Simon Grant - Emily Van Evera
Taverner Choir & Consort / Andrew Parrott

07. I Saw Three Ships (Trad, arr. Sir David Willcocks)
Bach Choir / Sir David Willcocks


08. Away in a Manger (Trad, arr. Sir George Thalben-Ball)
Temple Church Choir / Sir George Thalben-Ball

09. When Christ Was Born (15 Cent)
Bach Choir - Jacques Orchestra / Sir David Willcocks

10. It Came Upon the Midnight Clear (Trad, arr. C Roberts)
Brian Kay - David Bell
Huddersfield Choral Society / Owain Arwel Hughes

11. O Little Town of Bethlehem (Trad, arr. Sir Philip Ledger)
King's College Choir, Cambridge / Sir Philip Ledger

12. Past Three a-Clock (Trad, arr. Charles Wood)
Bach Choir / Sir David Willcocks

13. A Virgin Unspotted (William Billings)
Taverner Choir / Andrew Parrott

14. Nowell! Nowell! Nowell! (Dame Elizabeth Maconchy)
Choir of King's College, Cambridge / Sir David Willcocks

15. Nativity Carol (John Rutter)
Jeremy Blandford
Clare College Singers & Orchestra, Cambridge / John Rutter

16. Unto Us is Born a Son (Trad, arr. Sir David Willcocks)
David Bell - Bryan Kay
Huddersfield Choral Society / Owain Arwel Hughes

17. The Lord at First Did Adam Make (Trad, arr. Sir David Willcocks)
John Wells
King's College Choir, Cambridge / Sir David Willcocks

18. Up! Good Christen Folk, and Listen (Trad.)
Bach Choir / Sir David Willcocks

19. Infant Holy, Infant Lowly (Trad, arr. John Rutter)
Jeremy Blandford - Simon Vaughan
Clare College Singers & Orchestra, Cambridge / John Rutter

20. O Little One Sweet (Trad, arr J S Bach)
Bach Choir - Jacques Orchestra / Sir David Willcocks

21. O Come, O Come Emmanuel (Trad.)
Brian Kay - David Bell
Huddersfield Choral Society / Owain Arwel Hughes

22. The Twelve Days of Christmas (Trad, arr. John Rutter)
Jeremy Blandford
Clare College Singers & Orchestra, Cambridge / John Rutter

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