Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Introduction, Jingle Bells
James Lord Pierpont 1:37
2 Mille cherubini in coro
Franz Schubert 3:54
3 Amazing Grace
John Newton 5:46
4 Wiegenlied
Johannes Brahms 2:57
5 Carol of the Drum
Katherine K. Davis 2:58
6 The Gift of Love
Plácido Domingo Jr. 3:55
7 Navidad
Antoni Parera Fons 4:06
8 White Christmas
Irving Berlin 2:42
9 Ave Maria
Franz Schubert 4:58
10 Ave Maria
Pietro Mascagni 3:41
11 It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year
George Wyle 2:43
12 Adeste Fidelis
[anonymous] 2:40
13 If We Hold on Together
James Horner 3:32
14 Medley: O Tannenbaum / Minuit, Chrétien / Jingle Bells / La Virgen lava pañales / Oh Little Town of Bethlehem / Tu scendi dalle stelle / Joy to the World
José Carreras, Plácido Domingo & Diana Ross 13:45
15 Stille Nacht
Franz Xaver Gruber 3:54

Credits

CD 1

additional composer:
composer:
Johannes Brahms (track 4)
James Horner (track 13)
Will Jennings (track 13)
Pietro Mascagni (track 10)
Antoni Parera Fons (track 7)
Franz Schubert (Austrian composer Franz Peter Schubert) (tracks 2, 9)
[anonymous] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 3)
John Francis Wade (1740 – 1743) (track 12)
Franz Xaver Gruber (1818) (track 15)
James Lord Pierpont (1850) (track 1)
Irving Berlin (1938 – 1940) (track 8)
Katherine K. Davis (1941) (track 5)
conductor:
Vjekoslav Šutej (1992-12-23) (tracks 1–15)
lyricist:
James Horner (track 13)
Will Jennings (track 13)
Pietro Mazzoni (track 10)
John Newton (English poet) (track 3)
[anonymous] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 9)
John Francis Wade (1740 – 1743) (track 12)
Josef Mohr (1816) (track 15)
James Lord Pierpont (1850) (track 1)
Irving Berlin (1938 – 1940) (track 8)
Katherine K. Davis (1941) (track 5)
orchestra:
Wiener Symphoniker (1992-12-23) (tracks 1–15)
vocals:
José Carreras (1992-12-23) (tracks 2, 5, 7, 9, 12, 14–15)
Plácido Domingo (1992-12-23) (tracks 4, 6, 8, 10, 12, 14–15)
Diana Ross (1992-12-23) (tracks 3, 5, 8, 11, 13–15)
writer:
Eddie Pola (track 11)
George Wyle (track 11)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 3)
Henry Onorati (1958) (track 5)
Harry Simeone (1958) (track 5)
publisher:
Copyright Control (not for release label use! this is only for copyrights and publishing relationships) (track 8)
EMI Mills Music (ASCAP) (track 5)
EMI Music Publishing (do not use as a release label!) (track 11)
EMI Music Publishing Ltd. (tracks 3, 11)
EMI Songs Ltd. (track 11)
Rokstone Music Ltd (track 3)
Universal Classics & Jazz (Japanese company - read the annotation before using!) (track 3)
Universal Music Publishing Group Japan (work publisher - do NOT use as a release label) (track 3)
Warner/Chappell Music, Ltd. (1996–present) (track 8)
Irving Berlin Music Company (1940 –) (track 8)
Mills Music, Inc. (1964) (track 5)
recorded at:
Rathaus (Vienna, Austria) in Wien, Austria (1992-12-23) (tracks 1–15)
arrangement of:
5 Lieder, op. 49: Nr. 4. Wiegenlied (for voice and piano) (track 4)
arrangements:
Adeste Fideles (arr. Willcocks) (track 12)
Amazing Grace (Keith McCutchen's ~2005 arrangement of the hymn) (track 3)
Amazing Grace (Ernie Rettino/Debby Kerner Rettino arrangement) (track 3)
Amazing Grace (for wind ensemble, Maldonado) (track 3)
Amazing Grace (Mark O’Connor arrangement) (track 3)
Amazing Grace (arrangement by Himes of the hymn, for brass band) (track 3)
Amazing Grace (arr. Daniel Lanois) (track 3)
Amazing Grace (Mullaney and Abbott's arrangement of the hym, ~1972) (track 3)
Amazing Grace (John Rutter's arrangement of the popular hymn) (track 3)
Ave Maria (The Priests arrangement) (track 9)
Jingle All the Way (track 1)
Jingle Bells (arr. Chilcott) (track 1)
Jingle Bells (arr. Gordon Langford) (track 1)
Jingle a cappella (track 1)
Little Drummer Boy (arr. McCarthy) (track 5)
O Come All Ye Faithful (Trans‐Siberian Orchestra arrangement) (track 12)
Silent Night (Geoff Zanelli's arrangement) (track 15)
Stille Nacht (Mannheim Steamroller arrangement) (track 15)
Stille Nacht (arr. Rutter) (track 15)
Stille nacht (arr. Carter) (track 15)
is based on:
[untitled] (traditional Czech carol, became “Carol of the Drums”) (track 5)
is the basis for:
Amazing Grace (Jonathan Richman’s version) (track 3)
Amazing Grace (My Chains Are Gone) (track 3)
Ave Maria (track 9)
Faith Noel (track 12)
Grace Like Rain (track 3)
Trikkevise (track 1)
Året rundt (track 1)
仁愛的心 (track 3)
later parody versions:
Dschingenkhan (track 1)
Jingle Bells (track 1)
Jingle Bells Deep (track 1)
Jingle Bells, Batman Smells (Children's schoolyard parody of Batman and Jingle Bells) (track 1)
Rapapapam (track 5)
Snowdown Skins (track 1)
Yingle Bells (track 1)
Čin čin čin (track 1)
later translated parody versions:
Klokkeklang (track 1)
later translated versions:
Astro del ciel (track 15)
Bjelleklang (track 1)
Bjældeklang (track 1)
Cicha noc (track 15)
If We Hold On Together (Japanese version) (track 13)
Jouluyö, juhlayö (track 15)
Jouluyönä (Juhlimaan tulkaa toivon täyttymistä) (track 12)
Jūs, ticīgie, nāciet (Latvian version of Latin "Adeste Fideles" / English "O Come, All Ye Faithful") (track 12)
Klusa nakts, svēta nakts (Latvian version of German "Stille Nacht, heilige Nacht") (track 15)
Kulkuset (track 1)
Noche de paz (track 15)
O Come All Ye Faithful (English version of Latin "Adeste Fideles" - Ralph Carmichael arrangement) (track 12)
O Come, All Ye Faithful (English version of Latin "Adeste Fideles") (track 12)
Oidhche Shàmhach (track 15)
Oíche Chiúin (Enya’s Irish version of “Silent Night”) (track 15)
Oíche Chiúin (Moya Brennan’s Irish version of “Silent Night”) (track 15)
Pieni rumpali (track 5)
Rap jul (track 8)
Silent Night (Katie McMahon’s German/Irish/English version) (track 15)
Silent Night (Méav Ní Mhaolchatha's Irish version) (track 15)
Silent Night (track 15)
Silent Night (Young's English translation) (track 15)
Stilla natt, heliga natt (Swedish translation) (track 15)
Valkea joulu (track 8)
Wij komen tezamen (katholieke berijming) (track 12)
Zvaniņš skan (Alfrēds Krūklis version) (track 1)
きよしこの夜 (清しこの夜 星は光り… “Silent Night” Japanese version) (track 15)
しずけき (静けき真夜中 貧しうまや… “Silent Night” Japanese catholic version) (track 15)
ジングルベル (Shōji Miyazawa's translation) (track 1)
ジングルベル (transl. Otawa Takashi) (track 1)
平安夜 (track 15)
聖誕鈴聲 (track 1)
later versions:
Adeste Fideles (Latin version, Steven Mercurio arrangement) (track 12)
Amazing Grace (Heinz Gietz's arrangement of the hymn, ~1979) (track 3)
Amazing Grace (incl. 4th verse by Beecher-Stowe) (track 3)
Jingle Bells (Die Toten Hosen arrangement) (track 1)
Jingle Bells (Lechner / Trabitsch) (track 1)
Little Drummer Boy (Poema version of the carol) (track 5)
Stille Nacht (Lechner / Trabitsch) (track 15)
Stille Nacht, heilige Nacht (Die Toten Hosen arrangement) (track 15)
Stille Nacht, heilige Nacht (Peter Schilling) (track 15)
Swingle Bells (track 1)
Vive le vent (track 1)
Weiße Weihnacht (track 8)
Zvaniņš skan (Latvian version of "Jingle Bells") (track 1)
live recording of:
5 Lieder, op. 49: Nr. 4. Wiegenlied (catch-all for arrangements) (1992-12-23) (track 4)
Adeste fideles (original latin version) (1992-12-23) (track 12)
Amazing Grace (popular hymn first published 1779, catch-all) (1992-12-23) (track 3)
Ave Maria (Adapted from the Intermezzo of Cavalleria Rusticana) (1992-12-23) (track 10)
Ave Maria (Schubert's Ave Maria: Latin "Ave Maria" text sung to the tune of 'Ellens Gesang III, op. 52 no. 6, D. 839 "Ave Maria"') (1992-12-23) (track 9)
Carol of the Drum (aka “The Little Drummer Boy”) (1992-12-23) (track 5)
If We Hold On Together (The Land Before Time) (1992-12-23) (track 13)
Mille cherubini in coro (1992-12-23) (track 2)
Navidad (1992-12-23) (track 7)
Stille Nacht, heilige Nacht (1992-12-23) (track 15)
White Christmas (1992-12-23) (track 8)
part of:
Oh, What a Lovely War! (stage musical) (track 15)
recording of:
Jingle Bells (1992-12-23) (track 1)
referred to in medleys:
Adeste Fideles (Bing Crosby arrangement) (track 12)
Mix 4 (The Best Xmas Party Ever!) (tracks 1, 8)
Mix 3 (The Best Xmas Party Ever!) (track 5)
version of:
Ellens Gesang III, op. 52 no. 6, D. 839 “Ave Maria” (Schubert's song, not the Bach/Gounod work) (track 9)
Wiegenlied, D. 498 (track 2)

Release

choir vocals: Gumpoldskirchner Kinderchor
chorus master: Elisabeth Ziegler
ASIN: DE: B000025JYZ [info]