Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Cantique de Noël (O Holy Night)
Plácido Domingo, Luciano Pavarotti 3:52
2 Adeste Fideles
José Carreras, Luciano Pavarotti 2:42
3 Ave Maria, dolce Maria
Die 3 Tenöre 2:43
4 Wiegenlied I
Die 3 Tenöre 2:03
5 Oh Tannenbaum
Die 3 Tenöre 1:56
6 Tu scendi dalle stelle
Luciano Pavarotti 2:09
7 Amazing Grace
Die 3 Tenöre 3:34
8 White Christmas
Die 3 Tenöre 2:47
9 Dormi, O bambino
Die 3 Tenöre 3:18
10 Stille Nacht
Die 3 Tenöre 5:24
11 Pregária
José Carreras 4:24
12 Susani
Die 3 Tenöre 2:08
13 Happy Christmas / War Is Over
Die 3 Tenöre 3:19
14 Wiegenlied II
Die 3 Tenöre 4:10
15 Carol of the Drum
José Carreras, Plácido Domingo 3:01
16 La Virgen lava pañales
Die 3 Tenöre 2:07
17 I'll Be Home for Christmas
Die 3 Tenöre 2:21
18 Sleigh Ride
Die 3 Tenöre 1:48
19 Winter Wonderland
Die 3 Tenöre 1:50
20 Un nuevo siglo
Plácido Domingo 3:55
21 Feliz Navidad
Die 3 Tenöre 2:58
22 Let It Snow
Die 3 Tenöre 1:30
23 Jingle Bells
Die 3 Tenöre 1:17

Credits

CD 1

additional composer:
arranger:
J. Berti (track 23)
Christian Kolonovits (tracks 1–5, 7, 10, 15, 19–23)
Luca Logi (tracks 1–5, 7, 10, 15, 19–22)
composer:
Alphonsus Maria de Liguori (Saint of Catholic Church) (track 6)
Felix Bernard (track 19)
José Feliciano (track 21)
John Lennon (Beatle) (track 13)
Yoko Ono (Japanese-American musician and artist) (track 13)
[anonymous] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 7)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (1500 – 1600) (track 5)
John Francis Wade (1740 – 1743) (track 2)
Franz Xaver Gruber (1818) (track 10)
Adolphe Adam (1847) (track 1)
James Lord Pierpont (1850) (track 23)
Johannes Brahms (1868) (track 4)
Katherine K. Davis (1941) (track 15)
Jule Styne (1945-07) (track 22)
conductor:
Steven Mercurio (1999-12-23) (tracks 1–23)
dedicated to:
Bertha Faber (track 4)
lyricist:
José Feliciano (track 21)
John Lennon (Beatle) (track 13)
Yoko Ono (Japanese-American musician and artist) (track 13)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 4)
John Newton (English poet) (track 7)
Luciano Pavarotti (track 3)
Georg Scherer (track 4)
Richard B. Smith (wrote lyrics to "Winter Wonderland") (track 19)
John Francis Wade (1740 – 1743) (track 2)
Josef Mohr (1816) (track 10)
Ernst Anschütz (1824) (track 5)
James Lord Pierpont (1850) (track 23)
Katherine K. Davis (1941) (track 15)
Sammy Cahn (1945-07) (track 22)
orchestra:
Wiener Symphoniker (1999-12-23) (tracks 1–23)
producer:
Grace Row (producer) (tracks 1–23)
recording engineer:
Charles Harbutt (sound engineer and reissue producer) (1999-12-23) (tracks 1–23)
tenor vocals:
José Carreras (1999-12-23) (tracks 2–5, 7–19, 21–23)
Plácido Domingo (1999-12-23) (tracks 1, 3–5, 7–10, 12–23)
Luciano Pavarotti (1999-12-23) (tracks 1–10, 12–14, 16–19, 21–23)
translator:
Pope Pius IX (Giovanni Maria Mastai-Ferretti) (track 6)
writer:
Placide Cappeau (track 1)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 7)
Henry V. Onorati (1958) (track 15)
Harry Simeone (1958) (track 15)
premiered at:
[concert] (1869-12-22) (track 4)
publisher:
DeJamus Ltd. (track 21)
EMI Mills Music (ASCAP) (track 15)
EMI Music (do not use as release label! this is a music publisher) (track 19)
J-H Publishing (track 21)
Lenono Music (track 13)
Ono Music (track 13)
Redwood Music Ltd. (Carlin) (track 19)
Rokstone Music Ltd (track 7)
Universal Classics & Jazz (Japanese company - read the annotation before using!) (track 7)
Universal Music Publishing Group Japan (work publisher - do NOT use as a release label) (track 7)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (track 19)
Warner Chappell Music Ltd. (tracks 22–23)
Belwin-Mills Publishing Corp. (1955) (track 15)
Mills Music, Inc. (1964) (track 15)
recorded at:
Wiener Konzerthaus in Wien, Austria (1999-12-23) (tracks 1–23)
arrangements:
5 Lieder, op. 49: Nr. 4. Wiegenlied (catch-all for arrangements) (track 4)
Adeste Fideles (arr. Willcocks) (track 2)
Amazing Grace (Mullaney and Abbott's arrangement of the hym, ~1972) (track 7)
Amazing Grace (arrangement by Himes of the hymn, for brass band) (track 7)
Amazing Grace (Keith McCutchen's ~2005 arrangement of the hymn) (track 7)
Amazing Grace (Ernie Rettino/Debby Kerner Rettino arrangement) (track 7)
Amazing Grace (John Rutter's arrangement of the popular hymn) (track 7)
Amazing Grace (Mark O’Connor arrangement) (track 7)
Amazing Grace (arr. Daniel Lanois) (track 7)
Amazing Grace (for wind ensemble, Maldonado) (track 7)
Cantique de Noël (O Holy Night) (Mannheim Steamroller arrangement) (track 1)
Jingle All the Way (track 23)
Jingle Bells (Beegie Adair, Roger Spencer arrangements) (track 23)
Jingle Bells (arr. Gordon Langford) (track 23)
Jingle Bells (arr. Chilcott) (track 23)
Jingle a cappella (track 23)
Little Drummer Boy (arr. McCarthy) (track 15)
O Come All Ye Faithful (Trans‐Siberian Orchestra arrangement) (track 2)
O Tannenbaum (arr. Parker/Shaw) (track 5)
O Tannenbaum (Vince Guaraldi adaptation) (track 5)
Oh Tannenbaum (Peter White's arrangement) (track 5)
O’ Tannenbaum (Mannheim Steamroller arrangement) (track 5)
Silent Night (Geoff Zanelli's arrangement) (track 10)
Stille Nacht (Mannheim Steamroller arrangement) (track 10)
Stille Nacht (arr. Rutter) (track 10)
Stille nacht (arr. Carter) (track 10)
Wiegenlied (for piano, Cortot) (track 4)
Wiegenlied (for violin and piano, Spalding) (track 4)
ブラームスの子守歌 (translated) (track 4)
is based on:
Minuit, chrétiens (track 1)
[untitled] (traditional Czech carol, became “Carol of the Drums”) (track 15)
is the basis for:
Amazing Grace (Jonathan Richman’s version) (track 7)
Amazing Grace (My Chains Are Gone) (track 7)
Close Your Eyes (track 4)
Faith Noel (track 2)
Grace Like Rain (track 7)
Let It Snow (track 22)
Trikkevise (track 23)
Året rundt (track 23)
仁愛的心 (track 7)
later parody versions:
Dschingenkhan (track 23)
Feliz Navidad (track 21)
Jingle Bells (Daniel Ingram lyrics) (track 23)
Jingle Bells Deep (Aqua Teen Hunger Force version) (track 23)
Jingle Bells, Batman Smells (Children's schoolyard parody of Batman and Jingle Bells) (track 23)
O Tannebaum (track 5)
Rapapapam (track 15)
Snowdown Skins (track 23)
The Little Drum Machine Boy (Aqua Teen Hunger Force version) (track 15)
Yingle Bells (track 23)
Čin čin čin (track 23)
later translated parody versions:
Klokkeklang (track 23)
later translated versions:
Ak, eglīte (Latvian version of German "O Tannenbaum") (track 5)
Astro del ciel (track 10)
Berceuse de Brahms (French version (a.k.a. "Bonne nuit").) (track 4)
Bjelleklang (track 23)
Bjældeklang (track 23)
Cicha noc (track 10)
Então é Natal (track 13)
Het is feest (track 22)
Jouluyö, juhlayö (track 10)
Jouluyönä (Juhlimaan tulkaa toivon täyttymistä) (track 2)
Jūs, ticīgie, nāciet (Latvian version of Latin "Adeste Fideles" / English "O Come, All Ye Faithful") (track 2)
Klusa nakts, svēta nakts (Latvian version of German "Stille Nacht, heilige Nacht") (track 10)
Kulkuset (track 23)
Lullaby (track 4)
Mon beau sapin (track 5)
Noche de paz (track 10)
O Christmas Tree (English version of German "O Tannenbaum") (track 5)
O Come All Ye Faithful (English version of Latin "Adeste Fideles" - Ralph Carmichael arrangement) (track 2)
O Come, All Ye Faithful (English version of Latin "Adeste Fideles") (track 2)
Oi jouluyö (track 1)
Oi kuusipuu (track 5)
Oi, jouluyö (track 1)
Oidhche Shàmhach (track 10)
Oíche Chiúin (Moya Brennan’s Irish version of “Silent Night”) (track 10)
Oíche Chiúin (Enya’s Irish version of “Silent Night”) (track 10)
Pieni rumpali (track 15)
Silent Night (Katie McMahon’s German/Irish/English version) (track 10)
Silent Night (Young's English translation) (track 10)
Silent Night (Méav Ní Mhaolchatha's Irish version) (track 10)
Silent Night (track 10)
Stilla natt, heliga natt (Swedish translation) (track 10)
Talven ihmemaa (track 19)
Wij komen tezamen (katholieke berijming) (track 2)
Winter Wonderland (track 19)
Zvaniņš skan (Alfrēds Krūklis version) (track 23)
きよしこの夜 (清しこの夜 星は光り… “Silent Night” Japanese version) (track 10)
しずけき (静けき真夜中 貧しうまや… “Silent Night” Japanese catholic version) (track 10)
ウィンターワンダーランド (Japanese version of “Winter Wonderland”) (track 19)
ジングルベル (transl. Otawa Takashi) (track 23)
ジングルベル (Shōji Miyazawa's translation) (track 23)
平安夜 (track 10)
聖誕鈴聲 (track 23)
later versions:
Adeste Fideles (Latin version, Steven Mercurio arrangement) (track 2)
Amazing Grace (incl. 4th verse by Beecher-Stowe) (track 7)
Amazing Grace (Heinz Gietz's arrangement of the hymn, ~1979) (track 7)
Jingle Bells (Lechner / Trabitsch) (track 23)
Jingle Bells (Die Toten Hosen arrangement) (track 23)
Lass es schnei’n (track 22)
Little Drummer Boy (Poema version of the carol) (track 15)
O Holy Night (track 1)
Oh Tannenbaum (track 5)
See viis (track 21)
Stille Nacht (Lechner / Trabitsch) (track 10)
Stille Nacht, heilige Nacht (Peter Schilling) (track 10)
Stille Nacht, heilige Nacht (Die Toten Hosen arrangement) (track 10)
Swingle Bells (track 23)
Vive le vent (track 23)
Wholly Night Swing (track 1)
Wiegenlied (for piano solo, Grainger) (track 4)
Winter Wunderwelt (track 19)
Zvaniņš skan (Latvian version of "Jingle Bells") (track 23)
live recording of:
5 Lieder, op. 49: Nr. 4. Wiegenlied (for voice and piano) (1999-12-23) (track 4)
Adeste fideles (original latin version) (1999-12-23) (track 2)
Amazing Grace (popular hymn first published 1779, catch-all) (1999-12-23) (track 7)
Ave Maria, dolce Maria (Benvenuti/Pavarotti work) (1999-12-23) (track 3)
Cantique de Noël "Minuit chrétiens" (French original of "O Holy Night") (1999-12-23) (track 1)
Carol of the Drum (aka “The Little Drummer Boy”) (1999-12-23) (track 15)
Feliz Navidad (1999-12-23) (track 21)
Happy Xmas (War Is Over) (1999-12-23) (track 13)
Jingle Bells (1999-12-23) (track 23)
Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow! (1999-12-23) (track 22)
O Tannenbaum (original German version) (1999-12-23) (track 5)
Pregária (Lo cant de l’ànima a la Verge) (1999-12-23) (track 11)
Stille Nacht, heilige Nacht (1999-12-23) (track 10)
Tu scendi dalle stelle (1999-12-23) (track 6)
Un nuevo siglo (1999-12-23) (track 20)
Winter Wonderland (1999-12-23) (track 19)
part of:
5 Lieder, op. 49 (track 4)
Oh, What a Lovely War! (stage musical) (track 10)
referred to in medleys:
Adeste Fideles (Bing Crosby arrangement) (track 2)
Polarlufteinbruch (tracks 19, 22)
Megamix 1 (It Must Be Christmas) (track 19)
Megamix 3 (It Must Be Christmas) (track 19)
Mix 3 (The Best Xmas Party Ever!) (track 15)
Mix 4 (The Best Xmas Party Ever!) (track 23)
Mix 2 (The Best Xmas Party Ever!) (track 19)
Megamix 2 (It Must Be Christmas) (track 13)
Mix 1 (The Best Xmas Party Ever!) (track 13)
version of:

Release

art direction: Roxanne Slimak
design/illustration: Roxanne Slimak
photography: Timothy White
copyrighted by: Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (2000 –)
phonographic copyright by: Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (2000 –)
ASIN: DE: B00004Z3AL [info]

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