Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Stille Nacht (Silent Night)
José Carreras 3:41
2 Vom Himmel hoch, da komm' ich her
Rudolf Schock 2:13
3 Alle Jahre wieder
Hermann Prey 2:04
4 Panis Angelicus
Sergio Franchi 3:08
5 Es ist ein Ros entsprungen
René Kollo 2:48
6 Buon Natale
Sergio Franchi 2:21
7 Kommet ihr Hirten
Heinz Hoppe 1:25
8 Oh du fröhliche
Rudolf Schock 2:32
9 Ihr Kinderlein kommet
Hermann Prey 1:45
10 Tochter Zion freue dich
Peter Seifert 3:19
11 First Noel
Mario Lanza 3:13
12 Unter dem Sternenzelt
Fritz Wunderlich 3:00
13 Still, still, still
René Kollo 3:17
14 Hark! The Herald Angels Sing
Mario Lanza 2:37
15 Ave Maria
Enrico Caruso 4:06

Credits

CD 1

violin:
Mischa Elman (track 15)
piano:
Percy B. Kahn (track 15)
additional arranger:
Sir John Stainer (1871) (track 11)
additional composer:
William H. Cummings (1855) (track 14)
additional lyricist:
George Whitefield (1753) (track 14)
Davies Gilbert (1823) (track 11)
arranger:
Marty Gold (tracks 4, 6)
Manfred Hübler (track 13)
Michael Praetorius (composer and organist) (1609) (track 5)
Davies Gilbert (1823) (track 11)
chorus master:
Jeff Alexander (track 14)
composer:
César Franck (track 4)
George Frideric Handel (German‐British baroque composer) (track 10)
Percy B. Kahn (track 15)
Marc Roland (track 12)
Friedrich Silcher (track 3)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (tracks 7–8, 11)
Neil Warner (track 6)
[anonymous] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 5)
Johann Abraham Peter Schulz (1790) (track 9)
Franz Xaver Gruber (1818) (track 1)
Felix Mendelssohn (1840) (track 14)
conductor:
Marty Gold (tracks 4, 6)
Gerhard Becker (track 12)
Manfred Hübler (track 13)
Henri René (track 14)
Ray Sinatra (track 11)
lyricist:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (tracks 7, 11)
St. Thomas Aquinas (track 4)
Neil Warner (track 6)
[anonymous] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 5)
Charles Wesley (hymn writer) (1739) (track 14)
Christoph von Schmid (1798) (track 9)
Josef Mohr (1816) (track 1)
Johann Wilhelm Hey (1873) (track 3)
orchestra:
Berliner Symphoniker (known as Symphonisches Orchester Berlin since 1967, renamed Berliner Symphoniker in 1990) (track 12)
Münchner Symphoniker (known as Symphonie-Orchester Graunke until 1990, not the Alfred Scholz pseudonym) (track 13)
publisher:
William B. Sandys (1823) (track 11)
William B. Sandys (1833) (track 11)
solo tenor vocals:
Sergio Franchi (tracks 4, 6)
tenor vocals:
José Carreras (track 1)
Enrico Caruso (track 15)
Heinz Hoppe (Tenor) (track 7)
René Kollo (tracks 5, 13)
Mario Lanza (tracks 11, 14)
Hermann Prey (tracks 3, 9)
Rudolf Schock (tenor) (track 8)
Peter Seifert (track 10)
Fritz Wunderlich (operatic tenor) (track 12)
translator:
Carl Riedel (track 7)
vocals:
Rudolf Schock (tenor) (track 2)
writer:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (tracks 13, 15)
arrangements:
Enkellaulu kajahtaa (translated) (track 14)
Hark! The Herald Angels Sing (arr. Wilcocks) (track 14)
Hark! the Herald Angels Sing (Sovereign Grace version) (track 14)
O du fröhliche (arr. Langford) (track 8)
O du fröhliche (Hermann Riedel’s arrangement for choir SATB) (track 8)
Panis Angelicus (catch-all for arrangements) (track 4)
Silent Night (Geoff Zanelli's arrangement) (track 1)
Stille Nacht (arr. Rutter) (track 1)
Stille Nacht (Mannheim Steamroller arrangement) (track 1)
Stille nacht (arr. Carter) (track 1)
The First Noel (Bob Dylan arrangement) (track 11)
The First Noel (arrangement by Elvis Presley) (track 11)
is the basis for:
Alle Jahre wieder (track 3)
Es ist ein Ros entsprungen (Praetorius/Sandström) (track 5)
later parody versions:
O du konkrede (track 8)
later translated versions:
Ak tu priecīga (Latvian version of German "Oh du fröhliche" / Latin "O Sanctissima") (track 8)
Astro del ciel (track 1)
Cicha noc (track 1)
Debespulks dzied apstarots (Latvian version of English "Hark! The Herald Angels Sing") (track 14)
Det hev ei rose sprunge (Norwegian version of "Es ist ein Ros entsprungen") (track 5)
En rose så jeg skyde (Danish version of "Es ist ein Ros entsprungen") (track 5)
Er is een roos ontsprongen (Dutch Catholic version of "Es ist ein Ros entsprungen") (track 5)
Es skaistu rozīt' zinu (Latvian version of "Es ist ein Ros entsprungen") (track 5)
Jouluyö, juhlayö (track 1)
Jūs, bērniņi, nāciet (Latvian version of "Ihr Kinderlein, kommet") (track 9)
Klusa nakts, svēta nakts (Latvian version of German "Stille Nacht, heilige Nacht") (track 1)
Lo, How a Rose E'er Blooming (English version of "Es ist ein Ros entsprungen") (track 5)
Noche de paz (track 1)
Nāciet, jūs gani (track 7)
O Come, Little Children (English version of German "Ihr Kinderlein, kommet") (track 9)
Oidhche Shàmhach (track 1)
Oíche Chiúin (Enya’s Irish version of “Silent Night”) (track 1)
Oíche Chiúin (Moya Brennan’s Irish version of “Silent Night”) (track 1)
Silent Night (Young's English translation) (track 1)
Silent Night (Katie McMahon’s German/Irish/English version) (track 1)
Silent Night (Méav Ní Mhaolchatha's Irish version) (track 1)
Silent Night (track 1)
Stilla natt, heliga natt (Swedish translation) (track 1)
The First Noel (track 11)
きよしこの夜 (清しこの夜 星は光り… “Silent Night” Japanese version) (track 1)
しずけき (静けき真夜中 貧しうまや… “Silent Night” Japanese catholic version) (track 1)
天には栄え (Japanese Version of Hark! The Herald Angels Sing) (track 14)
平安夜 (track 1)
新生王 (track 14)
later versions:
Alle Jahre wieder (Die Toten Hosen arrangement) (track 3)
Alle Jahre wieder (Lechner / Trabitsch) (track 3)
Hark the Herald Angels Sing (Bob Dylan arrangement) (track 14)
Hark! The Herald Angels Sing (Die Toten Hosen arrangement) (track 14)
Hark! The Herald Angels Sing (John Ferguson arrangement) (track 14)
Ihr Kinderlein kommet (Lechner / Trabitsch) (track 9)
Ihr Kinderlein kommet (Die Toten Hosen arrangement) (track 9)
Kommet ihr Hirten (Lechner / Trabitsch) (track 7)
O Lord Most Holy (track 4)
Oh du Fröhliche (Lechner / Trabitsch) (track 8)
Stille Nacht (Lechner / Trabitsch) (track 1)
Stille Nacht, heilige Nacht (Die Toten Hosen arrangement) (track 1)
orchestrations:
Panis Angelicus (orch. Stokowski) (track 4)
part of:
Meet Me in St. Louis (1944 film) (track 11)
Oh, What a Lovely War! (stage musical) (track 1)
recording of:
Alle Jahre wieder (most commonly known melody by F. Silcher) (track 3)
Ave Maria (track 15)
Buon Natale (Christmastime in Rome) (Sergio Franchi song) (track 6)
Es ist ein Ros entsprungen (Praetorius' harmonisation) (track 5)
Hark! The Herald Angels Sing (Christmas carol) (track 14)
Kommet, ihr Hirten (track 7)
O du fröhliche (German version of "O Sanctissima") (track 8)
Panis Angelicus (track 4)
Stille, stille, stilel (Austrian carole) (track 13)
The First Noël (track 11)
Vom Himmel hoch... (catch-all for unknown versions) (track 2)
referred to in medleys:
Noëls pour cordes (track 14)
translated version of:
O Sanctissima (Sicilian Mariners Hymn) (track 8)
version of:
Es ist ein Ros entsprungen (original anonymous version) (track 5)
The First Nowell (track 11)