Annotation

Copyright 1974 CBS Inc

Annotation last modified on 2015-10-11 02:50 UTC.

Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Christmas Present 2:35
2 Joy to the World 2:52
3 O Little Town of Bethlehem 2:32
4 Christmas Bells 1:52
5 It Came Upon a Midnight Clear 3:12
6 Ave Maria 4:34
7 Oh Come All Ye Faithful 2:35
8 Angels We Have Heard on High 2:32
9 Hark the Herald Angels Sing 2:39
10 Ave Maria 3:05
11 What Child Is This 2:31
12 I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day 2:52
13 The Lord's Prayer 2:41

Credits

CD 1

additional composer:
Lowell Mason (1839) (track 2)
composer:
John Baptiste Calkin (composer) (track 12)
George Frideric Handel (German‐British baroque composer) (track 2)
Franz Schubert (Austrian composer Franz Peter Schubert) (tracks 6, 10)
lyricist:
Isaac Watts (hymn writer) (track 2)
[anonymous] (Special Purpose Artist) (tracks 6, 10)
writer:
Larry Brown (track 1)
Keats Tyler (songwriter) (track 1)
arrangements:
Ave Maria (arr. Hazell) (tracks 6, 10)
Ave Maria (The Priests arrangement) (tracks 6, 10)
Joy to the World (Mannheim Steamroller arrangement) (track 2)
Joy to the World (Pentatonix arrangement) (track 2)
Joy to the World (arr. Keyte & Parrott) (track 2)
Joy to the World (arr. Johnson and Ricketts) (track 2)
Joy to the World (arr. Aly and AJ) (track 2)
Joy to the World (Peter Cardinali arrangement) (track 2)
Joy to the World (Geoff Zanelli's arrangement) (track 2)
Joy to the World (track 2)
Joy to the World (arr. Scott Kritzer) (track 2)
Joy to the World (John Rutter's arrangement) (track 2)
Joy to the World (Our God Reigns) (Sovereign Grace version of Joy to the World) (track 2)
is based on:
Christmas Bells (track 12)
is the basis for:
Ave Maria (tracks 6, 10)
Good King Joy (track 2)
Joy to the World (Mariah Carey song, based off both the Christmas carol and the Hoyt Axton/Three Dog Night song) (track 2)
Night of Reflection (tracks 6, 10)
PDX-mas Carol (track 2)
later parody versions:
乜鬼都買 (track 2)
later translated versions:
Līksmi lai skan (Latvian version of English "Joy to the World") (track 2)
Riemuita saa (translated by V. Arti) (track 2)
Riemuita saa! (translated by Hilkka Norkamo) (track 2)
recording of:
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”’) (tracks 6, 10)
Christmas Present (1974 song) (track 1)
Joy to the World (Christmas carol) (track 2)
referred to in medleys:
Noëls pour cordes (track 2)
version of:
Ellens Gesang III, op. 52 no. 6, D. 839 “Ave Maria” (Schubert's song, not the Bach/Gounod work) (tracks 6, 10)

Release Group

Discogs:https://www.discogs.com/master/500707 [info]
Wikidata:Q5111414 [info]