Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Silent Night 4:10
2 Shepherd’s Pipe Carol 3:11
3 Air From Suite #3 in D 3:59
4 Fantasia on I Saw Three Ships 3:10
5 Greensleeves 3:36
6 Zither Carol 2:54
7 The Holy Boy 2:47
8 Patapan 1:24
9 Past Three O’Clock 3:04
10 Sinfonia From the Christmas Oratorio 2:57
11 Ave Maria 2:45
12 Chorale From the Christmas Oratorio 1:42
13 I Wonder as I Wander 2:54
14 Sheep May Safely Graze 5:51
15 Jesus Christ the Apple Tree 3:30
16 We Wish You a Merry Christmas 1:34

Credits

CD 1

flute:
James Galway (flautist) (1986-06-27 – 1986-06-29) (tracks 1–16)
organ:
John Birch (organist) (1986-06-27 – 1986-06-29) (tracks 1–16)
arranger:
James Galway (flautist) (tracks 7–8, 10–12, 14)
David Overton (tracks 4–5, 9, 13)
Sir Malcolm Sargent (conductor) (track 6)
Arthur Warrell (track 16)
choir vocals:
BBC Singers (professional chamber choir of the BBC) (1986-06-27 – 1986-06-29) (tracks 1–16)
Chapel Choir of King’s School, Canterbury (1986-06-27 – 1986-06-29) (tracks 1–16)
chorus master:
John Poole (conductor) (1986-06-27 – 1986-06-29) (tracks 1–16)
composer:
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (tracks 10–11, 14)
Charles‐François Gounod (French composer) (track 11)
Elizabeth Poston (track 15)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (tracks 4, 6, 8–9, 16)
Richard Jones (English printer, songwriter, and composer) (1580-09-03 –) (track 5)
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (1730) (track 3)
Franz Xaver Gruber (1818) (track 1)
John Ireland (English composer) (1913) (track 7)
John Jacob Niles (American folklorist and folk musician) (1933-07-16 – 1933-10-04) (track 13)
John Rutter (English choral music composer, conductor, arranger and producer, born 1945) (1963) (track 2)
conductor:
James Galway (flautist) (1986-06-27 – 1986-06-29) (tracks 1–16)
lyricist:
[anonymous] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 15)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (tracks 4, 6, 8, 16)
Richard Jones (English printer, songwriter, and composer) (1580-09-03 –) (track 5)
Josef Mohr (1816) (track 1)
John Jacob Niles (American folklorist and folk musician) (1933-07-16 – 1933-10-04) (track 13)
John Rutter (English choral music composer, conductor, arranger and producer, born 1945) (1963) (track 2)
orchestra:
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (1986-06-27 – 1986-06-29) (tracks 1–16)
producer:
Jay David Saks (classical/opera producer) (tracks 1–16)
recording engineer:
Mike Ross (engineer) (1986-06-27) (tracks 1–16)
translator:
John Freeman Young (1859) (track 1)
publisher:
recorded at:
CBS Studios, London (London, 1972–1989) in London, England, United Kingdom (1986-06-27 – 1986-06-29) (tracks 1–16)
arrangement of:
Ave Maria (Bach/Gounod) (track 11)
arrangements:
Air de J.S. Bach (Suite in D) (for organ, Jongen) (track 3)
Air in D, BWV 1068 (arr. Heimer Sjöblom for organ) (track 3)
Air on a G String (Guitar + modern ensemble arr. Myers) (track 3)
Air on the G String (for cello and orchestra, arr. Cullen) (track 3)
Air on the G String (for violin & piano, arr. Wilhelmj) (track 3)
Greensleeves (arr. Chilcott) (track 5)
Greensleeves (Jazz Waltz arrangement) (track 5)
Greensleeves (Mannheim Steamroller arrangement) (track 5)
Greensleeves (Pentatonix arrangement) (track 5)
Greensleeves (Hoyt Axton arrangement) (track 5)
Greensleeves (Loog Oldham arr.) (track 5)
My Lady Greensleeves (Roger Quilter arrangement for women's voices (2 part) and piano) (track 5)
Orchestersuite Nr. 3 D-Dur, BWV 1068: II. Air (catch-all for unknown versions/arrangements) (track 3)
Orchestersuite Nr. 3 D-Dur, BWV 1068: II. Air (for violin and piano, arr. Windsperger) (track 3)
Orchestersuite Nr. 3 D-Dur, BWV 1068: II. Air (for piano, Siloti) (track 3)
Orchestersuite Nr. 3 D-Dur, BWV 1068: II. Air (for piano 4 hands, Reger) (track 3)
Orchestersuite no. 3 D-dur, BWV 1068: II. Air (arr. Nigel Kennedy, John Lenehan) (track 3)
Past Three a Clock (arr. Charles Wood) (track 9)
Silent Night (arr. Stephen Cleobury) (track 1)
Silent Night (arr. Scott Kritzer) (track 1)
Silent Night (arr. Rathbone) (track 1)
Silent Night (arr. Rose) (track 1)
Silent Night (arr. Willcocks) (track 1)
Silent Night (arr. Aly and AJ) (track 1)
Silent Night (arr. Rutter) (track 1)
Silent Night (Gordon Jenkins arr.) (track 1)
Silent Night (Damien Rice song) (track 1)
Silent Night (arr. Walker) (track 1)
Silent Night (arr. Johnson, orch. Volpi) (track 1)
Silent Night (arr. Van) (track 1)
Silent Night, Holy Night (arranged by Malcolm Sargent) (track 1)
Solo Amore (track 3)
The Holy Boy (for string quartet or string orchestra) (track 7)
has revision:
Greensleeves (Nox Arcana version) (track 5)
is based on:
I Saw Three Ships (track 4)
Weihnachts-Oratorium, BWV 248 ("Christmas Oratorio") (track 12)
is the basis for:
Bach Aire (track 3)
Greensleeves (new year carol) (track 5)
Holy Night (track 1)
Sweetest Love (track 3)
寂寞聖誕 (track 5)
later parody versions:
Silent Night (track 1)
Silent Night (Aqua Teen Hunger Force version) (track 1)
later translated versions:
later versions:
Loin (Greensleeves) (track 5)
Silent Night (Lindner version) (track 1)
Silent Night (Elvis Presley version) (track 1)
orchestrations:
Aria from Overture no. 3, BWV 1068 ("Air on the G-string", Stokowski orchestration) (track 3)
part of:
recording of:
Ave Maria (catch-all for arrangements of the Bach / Gounod work) (track 11)
Greensleeves (track 5)
Past Three O'clock (track 9)
Patapan (track 8)
Silent Night (track 1)
The Holy Boy (track 7)
We Wish You a Merry Christmas (arr. Warrell) (track 16)
Weihnachts-Oratorium, BWV 248: Teil II, X. Sinfonia (catch-all for arrangements) (track 10)
Zither Carol (track 6)
referred to in medleys:
Hooked on Romance (track 3)
Megamix 2 (It Must Be Christmas) (track 1)
Mix 3 (The Best Xmas Party Ever!) (track 1)
Noëls pour cordes (track 1)
translated version of:

Release

ASIN:US: B000003FAC [info]