Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Little Drummer Boy
Schönherz & Scott 4:21
2 Hopeful
Michael Manring 3:52
3 The Christmas Song
Steve Erquiaga 3:05
4 Veni Emmanuel
Turtle Island String Quartet 3:35
5 Christmas Bells
John Gorka 2:37
6 Lullay, Lully
Barbara Higbie 3:45
7 Trepak
Modern Mandolin Quartet 1:13
8 Of the Father’s Love Begotten
Tim Story 3:53
9 Coventry Carol
Paul McCandless 3:32
10 Sleepers Awake
Andy Narell 4:01
11 Snow Is Lightly Falling
Nightnoise 3:58
12 Pavane
Liz Story 4:10
13 In the Bleak Midwinter
Pierce Pettis 3:03
14 In Dulci Jubilo (Good Christian Men Rejoice)
Michael Hedges 2:52
15 Earth Abides
Philip Aaberg 4:40

Credits

CD 1

mandocello:
John Imholz (track 7)
violin:
David Balakrishnan (track 4)
violin [low violin]:
Darol Anger (track 4)
cello:
Mark Summer (track 4)
steelpan [lead, double second, quadraphonic, triple guitar steel drums]:
Andy Narell (track 10)
viola:
Katrina Wreede (track 4)
mandolin:
Paul Binkley (track 7)
Mike Marshall (US mandolinist & multi-instrumentalist) (track 7)
Dana Rath (track 7)
guitar:
Steve Erquiaga (track 3)
Scott (track 1)
bass and steelpan [quadraphonic steel drum]:
Tom Miller (Montreux) (track 10)
piano and synthesizer [synthesizers]:
Richard Schönherz (track 1)
arranger:
David Balakrishnan (track 4)
Tom Miller (Montreux) (track 10)
Andy Narell (track 10)
Richard Schönherz (track 1)
Steve Erquiaga (track 3)
John Imholz (track 7)
Scott (track 1)
composer:
Пётр Ильич Чайковский (Tchaikovsky - Russian romantic composer) (track 7)
Katherine K. Davis (1941) (track 1)
Mel Tormé (1944) (track 3)
lyricist:
Katherine K. Davis (1941) (track 1)
Mel Tormé (1944) (track 3)
Robert Wells (songwriter) (1944) (track 3)
producer:
William Ackerman (guitarist) (tracks 1, 3–4, 7, 10)
Dawn Atkinson (tracks 1, 3–4, 7, 10)
writer:
Henry Onorati (1958) (track 1)
Harry Simeone (1958) (track 1)
publisher:
EMI Mills Music (track 1)
Sony/ATV Tunes LLC (track 3)
Edwin H. Morris & Co., Inc. (1946 –) (track 3)
Mills Music, Inc. (1964) (track 1)
arrangements:
Little Drummer Boy (arr. McCarthy) (track 1)
instrumental cover recording of:
The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire) (track 3)
is based on:
[untitled] (traditional Czech carol, became “Carol of the Drums”) (track 1)
later parody versions:
Rapapapam (track 1)
later translated versions:
Joululaulu (Hiljaa leijaa maahan hiutaleet) (track 3)
Pieni rumpali (track 1)
later versions:
Little Drummer Boy (Poema version of the carol) (track 1)
part of:
recording of:
Carol of the Drum (aka “The Little Drummer Boy”) (track 1)
Sleepers Awake (track 10)
referred to in medleys:
Mix 3 (The Best Xmas Party Ever!) (tracks 1, 3)
Megamix 3 (It Must Be Christmas) (track 3)

Release

ASIN: US: B000000NI1 [info]

Release Group

part of: A Winter's Solstice (number: 3)