Annotation

CD itself says "Christmas Classics with"

Annotation last modified on 2014-11-17 14:53 UTC.

Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Silver Bells
Bing Crosby & Rosemary Clooney 3:04
2 White Christmas
Bing Crosby 2:28
3 Adeste Fideles
Bing Crosby 2:21
4 Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
Bing Crosby 2:15
5 O Little Town of Bethlehem
Bing Crosby 0:57
6 Silent Night
Bing Crosby 2:30
7 The Christmas Song
Rosemary Clooney 3:20
8 Away in a Manger
Bing Crosby 1:30
9 It Came Upon a Midnight Clear
Rosemary Clooney 2:45
10 Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
Rosemary Clooney 4:11

Credits

CD 1

composer:
Hugh Martin (track 10)
Johnny Marks (American songwriter) (track 4)
Franz Xaver Gruber (1818) (track 6)
Lewis Henry Redner (1868) (track 5)
Irving Berlin (1938 – 1940) (track 2)
Mel Tormé (1944) (track 7)
lyricist:
Ralph Blane (track 10)
Johnny Marks (American songwriter) (track 4)
Edmund Sears (track 9)
Josef Mohr (1816) (track 6)
Phillips Brooks (1868) (track 5)
Irving Berlin (1938 – 1940) (track 2)
Mel Tormé (1944) (track 7)
Robert Wells (songwriter) (1944) (track 7)
performer:
Bing Crosby (track 1)
translator:
John Freeman Young (1859) (track 6)
writer:
Ray Evans (track 1)
Jay Livingston (track 1)
publisher:
Chappell & Co Ltd. (track 4)
Copyright Control (not for release label use! this is only for copyrights and publishing relationships) (track 2)
Famous Music (renamed since 2007-05 as Sony/ATV Harmony/Melody) (track 1)
Sony/ATV Harmony (track 1)
Sony/ATV Tunes LLC (track 7)
Warner/Chappell Music, Ltd. (1996–present) (track 2)
株式会社ヤマハミュージックエンタテインメントホールディングス (holding company - do not use as release label) (track 10)
Irving Berlin Music Company (1940 –) (track 2)
Edwin H. Morris & Co., Inc. (1946 –) (track 7)
arrangements:
Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas (arr. Peter Knight) (track 10)
Midnight Clear (track 9)
O Little Town of Bethlehem (Mannheim Steamroller arrangement) (track 5)
Silent Night (arr. Rose) (track 6)
Silent Night (arr. Rutter) (track 6)
Silent Night (Damien Rice song) (track 6)
Silent Night, Holy Night (arranged by Malcolm Sargent) (track 6)
cover recording of:
It Came Upon the Midnight Clear (carol version) (track 9)
O Little Town of Bethlehem (traditional carol sung in the US to the tune of "St. Louis", cf. the version commonly sung to the hymn tune "Forest Green" in the UK) (track 5)
Silent Night (track 6)
The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire) (track 7)
White Christmas (track 2)
has revision:
is the basis for:
Holy Night (track 6)
later parody versions:
Silent Night (track 6)
Silent Night (track 6)
later translated versions:
Joululaulu (Hiljaa leijaa maahan hiutaleet) (track 7)
Petteri Punakuono (track 4)
Pār mazo ciemu ielejā (Latvian version of "It Came Upon the Midnight Clear") (track 9)
Rap jul (track 2)
Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer (German) (track 4)
Tu mazā, klusā Betlēme (Latvian version of "O Little Town of Bethlehem") (track 5)
Valkea joulu (track 2)
Ziemassvētku nakts (Latvian version of "Silver Bells") (track 1)
later versions:
Forest Green (lyrics of "O Little Town of Bethlehem" set to a different tune, the traditional carol as sung in the UK and in the Episcopal church in the US) (track 5)
Little Town (Cliff Richard carol -- the traditional words set to new music) (track 5)
O Little Town of Bethlehem (Kenneth Jennings arrangement) (track 5)
O' Little Town of Bethlehem (Bob Dylan arrangement) (track 5)
Silent Night (Lindner version) (track 6)
Silent Night (Elvis Presley version) (track 6)
Weiße Weihnacht (track 2)
part of:
Meet Me in St. Louis (1944 film) (track 10)
recording of:
Silver Bells (track 1)
referred to in medleys:
Holiday Cheer (tracks 1, 10)
Mix 4 (The Best Xmas Party Ever!) (track 2)
Megamix 3 (It Must Be Christmas) (tracks 4, 7)
Mix 3 (The Best Xmas Party Ever!) (tracks 1, 6–7, 10)
Christmas Medley (Bing Crosby version) (track 5)
Mix 2 (The Best Xmas Party Ever!) (track 4)
Megamix 2 (It Must Be Christmas) (tracks 1, 6)
Noëls pour cordes (tracks 5–6, 9)
translated version of:
version of:
St. Louis (track 5)