Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Opening: I Hear Music
1:38
2 Jingle Bells
6:38
3 Christmas Was Meant for Children
2:17
4 Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town
1:56
5 Rudolph the Red-nose Reindeer
2:59
6 One for the Little Bitty Baby
2:27
7 Medley: Let It Snow / The Sleigh / Winter Wonderland
4:32
8 White Christmas
3:13
9 The Christmas Song
3:06
10 'Twas the Night Before Christmas
6:47
11 Medley: Adeste Fideles / The First Noel / Carol of the Bells
4:04
12 Beautiful Savior
3:25
13 God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen
2:04
14 The Twelve Days of Christmas
3:29
15 Rise Up Shepherd and Foller
2:47
16 Oh Gathering Clouds
2:59
17 Behold That Star
1:31
18 Medley of English Carols: Suzzani / Coventry Carol / Gloucestershire Wassail
7:30
19 Away in a Manger
1:58
20 Cantique De Noel (Oh Holy Night)
2:40
21 Silent Night / Come Unto Him / Closing
3:24

Credits

CD 1

additional arranger:
Sir John Stainer (1871) (track 11)
additional lyricist:
Davies Gilbert (1823) (track 11)
arranger:
Hawley Ades (tracks 3, 7)
Ralph Carmichael (track 13)
Stuart Churchill (track 21)
Frank Cunkle (tracks 17, 19)
Lewis Eley (track 13)
Leonard Kranendonk (track 12)
Leo Arnaud (track 7)
Roy Ringwald (songwriter) (tracks 1, 8–9, 11, 14–15, 19)
Tom Scott (folk-singer/composer) (track 18)
Clyde Sechler (track 6)
Robert Shaw (conductor) (track 11)
Eric Siday (track 14)
Harry Simeone (tracks 4, 10)
Davies Gilbert (1823) (track 11)
Frederic Austin (1909) (track 14)
Tom Scott (folk-singer/composer) (1947-12-18) (track 7)
composer:
Felix Bernard (track 7)
Ken Darby (track 10)
William Levi Dawson (composer) (track 17)
Richard Kountz (composer) (track 7)
Johnny Marks (American songwriter) (track 5)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (tracks 11, 13–14, 18, 18)
John Francis Wade (1740 – 1743) (track 11)
Franz Xaver Gruber (1818) (track 21)
James Lord Pierpont (1850) (track 2)
J. Fred Coots (1932) (track 4)
Irving Berlin (1938 – 1940) (track 8)
Mel Tormé (1944) (track 9)
Jule Styne (1945-07) (track 7)
lyricist:
Johnny Marks (American songwriter) (track 5)
Richard B. Smith (wrote lyrics to "Winter Wonderland") (track 7)
Peter J. Wilhousky (track 11)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (tracks 11, 13–14, 18, 18)
John Francis Wade (1740 – 1743) (track 11)
Josef Mohr (1816) (track 21)
James Lord Pierpont (1850) (track 2)
Haven Gillespie (1932) (track 4)
Irving Berlin (1938 – 1940) (track 8)
Mel Tormé (1944) (track 9)
Robert Wells (songwriter) (1944) (track 9)
Sammy Cahn (1945-07) (track 7)
publisher:
William B. Sandys (1823) (track 11)
William B. Sandys (1833) (track 11)
solo violin:
Lewis Eley (1947-12-23) (track 13)
solo vocals:
Jane Wilson (soprano) (1944-12-21) (track 20)
Jack Wilson (singer) (1946-12-12) (track 16)
Stuart Churchill (1947-12-15) (track 21)
Don Craig (1947-12-15) (track 17)
Gordon Goodman (1947-12-15) (track 17)
Stuart Churchill (1947-12-17) (track 18)
Gordon Berger (1947-12-18) (track 15)
Gordon Goodman (1947-12-18) (track 15)
Joe Marine (1947-12-18) (track 7)
Jane Wilson (soprano) (1947-12-18) (track 19)
Leonard Kranendonk (1947-12-23) (track 12)
Jane Wilson (soprano) (1947-12-23) (track 12)
Jack Best (singer) (1956-12-24) (track 10)
Frank Davis (vocalist) (1956-12-24) (tracks 4, 6)
Gordon Goodman (1956-12-24) (tracks 3, 10)
translator:
Joseph A. Seiss (track 12)
John Freeman Young (1859) (track 21)
vocals:
Fred Waring & His Pennsylvanians (1944-12-21) (tracks 1, 11, 20)
Fred Waring & His Pennsylvanians (1946-12-12) (tracks 2, 8, 16)
Fred Waring & His Pennsylvanians (1947-12-15) (tracks 14, 17, 21)
Fred Waring & His Pennsylvanians (1947-12-17) (track 18)
Fred Waring & His Pennsylvanians (1947-12-18) (tracks 7, 15, 19)
Fred Waring & His Pennsylvanians (1947-12-23) (tracks 9, 12–13)
Fred Waring & His Pennsylvanians (1953-12-20) (track 5)
Fred Waring & His Pennsylvanians (1956-12-24) (tracks 3–4, 6, 10)
writer:
Jack Dolph (track 1)
Gordon Goodman (track 3)
Fred Waring (bandleader, radio/TV personality) (track 1)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (tracks 6, 13)
publisher:
Chappell & Co Ltd. (track 5)
Chappell/Morris Ltd. (tracks 7, 9)
Copyright Control (not for release label use! this is only for copyrights and publishing relationships) (track 8)
EMI Music (do not use as release label! this is a music publisher) (track 7)
Leo Feist, Inc. (track 4)
Redwood Music Ltd. (Carlin) (track 7)
Sony/ATV Tunes LLC (track 9)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (track 7)
Warner/Chappell Music Ltd. (1996–present) (track 8)
Irving Berlin Music Company (1940 –) (track 8)
Edwin H. Morris & Co., Inc. (1946 –) (track 9)
part of:
Roud Folk Song Index (number: 209) (track 18)
Roud Folk Song Index (number: 394) (track 13)
arrangements:
Adeste Fideles (arr. Willcocks) (track 11)
Carol of the Bells (Jim Dooley's arrangement) (track 11)
Coventry Carol (Martin Shaw arrangement) (track 18)
Coventry Carol (David Willcocks arrangement) (track 18)
Coventry Carol (Steve Pilkington arrangement) (track 18)
Coventry Carol (arranged by Rathbone) (track 18)
Coventry Carol (Nox Arcana arrangement) (track 18)
Deadly Gentlemen (track 13)
God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen (Trans‐Siberian Orchestra arrangement) (track 13)
God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen (Mannheim Steamroller arrangement) (track 13)
God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen (arr. Willcocks) (track 13)
God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen (arr. Geoffrey Keating) (track 13)
God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen (Mariah Carey arrangement) (track 13)
God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen (Willan arrangement) (track 13)
Jingle All the Way (track 2)
Jingle Bells (arr. Gordon Langford) (track 2)
Jingle Bells (arr. Chilcott) (track 2)
Jingle Bells (Beegie Adair, Roger Spencer arrangements) (track 2)
Jingle a cappella (track 2)
O Come All Ye Faithful (Trans‐Siberian Orchestra arrangement) (track 11)
Ring Christmas Bells (for Sara Stevens) (track 11)
Silent Night (arr. Johnson, orch. Volpi) (track 21)
Silent Night (arr. Rutter) (track 21)
Silent Night (arr. Rose) (track 21)
Silent Night (Damien Rice song) (track 21)
Silent Night, Holy Night (arranged by Malcolm Sargent) (track 21)
The First Noel (arrangement by Elvis Presley) (track 11)
The First Noel (Bob Dylan arrangement) (track 11)
The Twelve Days of Christmas (arr. Geoffrey Keating) (track 14)
has revision:
is based on:
is the basis for:
A Star to Follow (track 13)
Faith Noel (track 11)
Holy Night (track 21)
Let It Snow (track 7)
PDX-mas Carol (track 13)
Take a Break Guys (track 13)
Trikkevise (track 2)
Året rundt (track 2)
later parody versions:
Dschingenkhan (track 2)
Frosty the Red-Nosed Snowman (Aqua Teen Hunger Force) (track 5)
Jingle Bells (Daniel Ingram lyrics) (track 2)
Jingle Bells Deep (Aqua Teen Hunger Force version) (track 2)
Jingle Bells, Batman Smells (Children's schoolyard parody of Batman and Jingle Bells) (track 2)
Silent Night (track 21)
Silent Night (Aqua Teen Hunger Force version) (track 21)
Snowdown Skins (track 2)
Yingle Bells (track 2)
Čin čin čin (track 2)
later translated parody versions:
Klokkeklang (track 2)
later translated versions:
Bjelleklang (track 2)
Bjældeklang (track 2)
Het is feest (track 7)
Joululaulu (Hiljaa leijaa maahan hiutaleet) (track 9)
Jouluyönä (Juhlimaan tulkaa toivon täyttymistä) (track 11)
Jūs, ticīgie, nāciet (Latvian version of Latin "Adeste Fideles" / English "O Come, All Ye Faithful") (track 11)
Kulkuset (track 2)
O Come All Ye Faithful (English version of Latin "Adeste Fideles" - Ralph Carmichael arrangement) (track 11)
O Come, All Ye Faithful (English version of Latin "Adeste Fideles") (track 11)
Petteri Punakuono (track 5)
Rap jul (track 8)
Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer (German) (track 5)
Santa Klauss nāk (track 4)
Talven ihmemaa (track 7)
The First Noel (track 11)
Valkea joulu (track 8)
Wij komen tezamen (katholieke berijming) (track 11)
Winter Wonderland (track 7)
Zvaniņš skan (Alfrēds Krūklis version) (track 2)
ウィンターワンダーランド (Japanese version of “Winter Wonderland”) (track 7)
ジングルベル (transl. Otawa Takashi) (track 2)
ジングルベル (Shōji Miyazawa's translation) (track 2)
聖誕鈴聲 (track 2)
later versions:
Adeste Fideles (Latin version, Steven Mercurio arrangement) (track 11)
Carol of the Bells (Nox Arcana version) (track 11)
God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen (Nox Arcana arrangement) (track 13)
Jingle Bells (Die Toten Hosen arrangement) (track 2)
Jingle Bells (Lechner / Trabitsch) (track 2)
Lass es schnei’n (track 7)
Magical World (track 18)
Nikolaus-Lied (track 4)
Silent Night (Elvis Presley version) (track 21)
Silent Night (Lindner version) (track 21)
Swingle Bells (track 2)
The Twelve Days of Christmas (Cahn/Van Heusen lyric version, introduced by Frank Sinatra in 1968) (track 14)
Vive le vent (track 2)
Weiße Weihnacht (track 8)
Winter Wunderwelt (track 7)
Zvaniņš skan (Latvian version of "Jingle Bells") (track 2)
live cover recording of:
Jingle Bells (1946-12-12) (track 2)
White Christmas (1946-12-12) (track 8)
Beautiful Savior (1947-12-23) (track 12)
The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire) (1947-12-23) (track 9)
Rudolph, the Red‐Nosed Reindeer (1953-12-20) (track 5)
Santa Claus Is Coming to Town (1956-12-24) (track 4)
’Twas the Night Before Christmas (1956-12-24) (track 10)
live medley including a recording of:
Adeste fideles (original latin version) (1944-12-21) (track 11)
Silent Night (1947-12-15) (track 21)
Coventry Carol (1947-12-17) (track 18)
Gloucestershire Wassail (1947-12-17) (track 18)
Suzzani (English folk song) (1947-12-17) (track 18)
The Sleigh (1947-12-18) (track 7)
Winter Wonderland (1947-12-18) (track 7)
live recording of:
I Hear Music (1944-12-21) (track 1)
Behold the Star (1947-12-15) (track 17)
The Twelve Days of Christmas (1947-12-15) (track 14)
Rise Up Shepherd and Follow! (1947-12-18) (track 15)
God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen (1947-12-23) (track 13)
Christmas Was Meant for Children (1956-12-24) (track 3)
One for the Little Bitty Baby (1956-12-24) (track 6)
medley including a cover recording of:
Carol of the Bells (1944-12-21) (track 11)
The First Noël (1944-12-21) (track 11)
part of:
Meet Me in St. Louis (1944 film) (track 11)
referred to in medleys:
A Christmas Festival (tracks 2, 13)
Carol of the Old Ones (Look to the sky, way up on high.) (track 11)
Adeste Fideles (Bing Crosby arrangement) (track 11)
Megamix 3 (It Must Be Christmas) (tracks 4–5, 7, 9)
Mix 4 (The Best Xmas Party Ever!) (tracks 2, 8, 13)
Megamix 1 (It Must Be Christmas) (tracks 4, 7)
Megamix 2 (It Must Be Christmas) (tracks 18, 21)
Megamix 4 (It Must Be Christmas) (track 13)
Mix 2 (The Best Xmas Party Ever!) (tracks 4–5, 7)
Polarlufteinbruch (tracks 7, 7)
Mix 3 (The Best Xmas Party Ever!) (tracks 9, 21)
Noëls pour cordes (tracks 13, 21)
translated version of:
version of:
Shchedryk (track 11)
The First Nowell (track 11)