25 Songs of Christmas

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Tracklist

CD 1
#TitleArtistRatingLength
1Wonderful CounselorJohn Michael Talbot, Terry Talbot2:39
2Star Song (There Is Born a Child)
recording of:
Star Song (There Is Born a Child)
writer:
Kirk Allen (songwriter) and Scott McClung
Sheila Walsh3:59
3This Little ChildScott Wesley Brown5:49
4Simeon’s Lullaby
recording of:
Simeon's Lullaby
writer:
Wendy Hofheimer
Wendy & Mary3:00
5Heaven Came to Earth2nd Chapter of Acts2:21
6God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen
arranger:
Phil Perkins
recording of:
God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen (traditional, no arrangement credits here)
lyricist and composer:
[traditional] (special purpose artist)
part of:
Roud Folk Song Index (number: 394)
Barry McGuire2:26
7Away in a Manger
arranger:
Phil Perkins
instrumental recording of:
Away in a Manger (Mueller variation)
additional lyricist:
Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (in 1892)
lyricist:
[anonymous] (special purpose artist)
writer:
[traditional] (special purpose artist)
composer:
Carl Mueller and James Ramsey Murray (in 1885)
Phil Perkins2:04
8Baa Baa Little Lamb
recording of:
Baa Baa Little Lamb
writer:
Si Simonson
Betsy Hernandez2:46
9O Little Town of Bethlehem
arranger:
Phil Perkins
recording of:
O Little Town of Bethlehem (traditional carol with the tune “St. Louis”, as commonly sung in the U.S.)
lyricist:
Phillips Brooks (in 1868)
composer:
Lewis Henry Redner (in 1868)
is based on:
St. Louis (hymn tune)
Ken Pennell3:07
10We Three Kings of Orient Are
arranger:
Phil Keaggy
instrumental recording of:
We Three Kings
lyricist and composer:
John Henry Hopkins, Jr. (composer, “We Three Kings”)
part of:
Roud Folk Song Index (number: 24751)
Phil Keaggy2:34
11Angels We Have Heard on High / Hark the Herald Angels Sing / O Come All Ye Faithful
arranger:
Lee Holdridge
medley including a instrumental recording of:
Angels We Have Heard on High
lyricist:
[unknown] (Special Purpose Artist – Do not add releases here, if possible.)
composer:
[traditional] (special purpose artist)
translator:
James Chadwick (bishop) (in 1862)
version of:
Les Anges dans nos campagnes
medley including a instrumental recording of:
Hark! The Herald Angels Sing (Christmas carol)
additional lyricist:
George Whitefield (in 1753)
lyricist:
Charles Wesley (hymn writer) (in 1739)
additional composer:
William H. Cummings (in 1855)
composer:
Felix Mendelssohn (composer) (in 1840)
part of:
The New English Hymnal (hymn book) (number: 26)
part of:
Psalty's Family Christmas Sing-A-Long
medley including a instrumental recording of:
O Come, All Ye Faithful (English version of Latin “Adeste fideles”)
lyricist and composer:
John Francis Wade (from 1740 until 1743)
translator:
Frederick Oakeley (in 1841)
arrangement of:
O Come, All Ye Faithful
translated version of:
Adeste fideles (original latin version)
The London Philharmonic Orchestra4:22
12What Child Is This? / O Come, O Come Emmanuel / The First Noel / Silent Night, Holy Night
arranger:
Lee Holdridge
medley including a recording of:
O Come, O Come, Emmanuel (Neale lyrics)
lyricist and translator:
John Mason Neale
composer:
[anonymous] (special purpose artist)
part of:
Hymns Ancient and Modern (1861 edition (first edition)) (number: 36)
arrangement of:
Veni, veni, Emmanuel
translated version of:
Veni, veni, Emmanuel
medley including a recording of:
Silent Night (Christmas carol, English translation)
lyricist:
Josef Mohr (in 1816)
composer:
Franz Xaver Gruber (in 1818)
translator:
John Freeman Young (in 1859)
part of:
Roud Folk Song Index (number: 27088)
translated version of:
Stille Nacht, heilige Nacht
medley including a recording of:
The First Noël
publisher:
William B. Sandys (in 1823, in 1833)
additional lyricist:
Davies Gilbert (in 1823)
lyricist and composer:
[traditional] (special purpose artist)
additional arranger:
Sir John Stainer (in 1871)
arranger:
Davies Gilbert (in 1823)
part of:
The New English Hymnal (hymn book) (number: 36)
version of:
The First Nowell
part of:
Meet Me in St. Louis (1944 film)
medley including a recording of:
What Child Is This?
lyricist:
William Chatterton Dix (in 1865)
composer:
[traditional] (special purpose artist)
part of:
Roud Folk Song Index (number: 25608)
version of:
Greensleeves (generic entry for traditional and unknown arrangements)
The London Philharmonic Choir and The National Philharmonic Orchestra7:43
13Pastoral Symphony
recording of:
Messiah, HWV 56: Part I, no. 13. Pastoral Symphony (Pifa)
composer:
George Frideric Handel (German‐British baroque composer) (in 1741)
part of:
Messiah, HWV 56: Part I
The London Philharmonic Orchestra3:44
14Rejoice
recording of:
Rejoice (Candle song)
writer:
Frank Hernandez (American Christian singer/songwriter)
Candle1:57
15Pure Crystal Rose
recording of:
Pure Crystal Rose
writer:
Anne Herring
Kids of the Kingdom2:31
16The World’s Desire
recording of:
The World's Desire
writer:
[traditional] (special purpose artist)
Honeytree2:12
17I Heard the Bells / Noel / Good Christian Men Rejoice
arranger:
Phil Perkins
medley including a instrumental recording of:
Good Christian Men Rejoice
lyricist and composer:
[traditional] (special purpose artist)
translator:
John Mason Neale
part of:
The New English Hymnal (hymn book) (number: 107)
translated version of:
In Dulci Jubilo (Original trad.)
medley including a instrumental recording of:
I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day
lyricist:
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
composer:
John Baptiste Calkin (composer)
is based on:
Christmas Bells
medley including a instrumental recording of:
The First Noël
publisher:
William B. Sandys (in 1823, in 1833)
additional lyricist:
Davies Gilbert (in 1823)
lyricist and composer:
[traditional] (special purpose artist)
additional arranger:
Sir John Stainer (in 1871)
arranger:
Davies Gilbert (in 1823)
part of:
The New English Hymnal (hymn book) (number: 36)
version of:
The First Nowell
part of:
Meet Me in St. Louis (1944 film)
Phil Perkins4:33
18Hallelujah Chorus
recording of:
Messiah, HWV 56: Part II, no. 44. Chorus: “Hallelujah”
composer:
George Frideric Handel (German‐British baroque composer) (in 1741)
librettist:
Charles Jennens
part of:
Messiah, HWV 56: Part II
The London Philharmonic Orchestra and Choir4:12