Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Adeste Fidelis
0:53
2 Early on One Christmas Morn
3:03
3 O Little Town of Bethlehem
3:39
4 Riu Riu Chiu
6:27
5 I Saw Three Ships
4:20
6 Down in Yon Forest
4:10
7 Les anges dans nos campagnes
3:10
8 Go Tell It on the Mountain
3:12
9 Shepherds
2:52
10 Silent Night
4:10
11 Iesus Ahatonnia (The Huron Carol)
6:34
12 God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen
2:54
13 It Come Upon the Midnight Clear
6:42
14 Mary Had a Baby
4:42
15 Joy to the World
0:45

Credits

CD 1

violin:
Hugh Marsh (tracks 4–5, 10–11, 13)
membranophone:
Gary Craig (Toronto-based drummer) (tracks 2, 5, 8–11)
slide guitar:
Colin Linden (tracks 5, 8, 10)
wind chime:
Bruce Cockburn (track 6)
organ:
Richard Bell (Canadian keyboardist for The Band/Janis Joplin) (tracks 5–6, 8–11, 13)
electric violin [violectra]:
Hugh Marsh (track 6)
guitar:
Colin Linden (tracks 2, 9)
Bruce Cockburn (tracks 2, 4–5, 8–11, 13–15)
harmonica:
Bruce Cockburn (tracks 5, 7)
bass:
John Dymond (Canadian bassist) (tracks 5, 8–11, 14)
electric guitar:
Colin Linden (track 11)
percussion:
Gary Craig (Toronto-based drummer) (track 14)
Bruce Cockburn (tracks 4, 7, 14)
Dick Smith (Canadian percussionist) (tracks 2, 4, 6–7, 11, 13–14)
piano:
Richard Bell (Canadian keyboardist for The Band/Janis Joplin) (track 2)
accordion:
Richard Bell (Canadian keyboardist for The Band/Janis Joplin) (tracks 7, 14)
Appalachian dulcimer [dulcimer]:
Bruce Cockburn (tracks 4, 6–7)
additional composer:
Lowell Mason (1839) (track 15)
arranger:
Ralph Carmichael (track 12)
assistant engineer:
Mike Piersante (tracks 1–15)
Eric Ratz (tracks 1–15)
background vocals:
Richard Bell (Canadian keyboardist for The Band/Janis Joplin) (track 14)
Gary Craig (Toronto-based drummer) (track 14)
Colin Linden (track 2)
Eliseo Borrero (tracks 4, 7)
Jenny Cockburn (track 7)
John Dymond (Canadian bassist) (track 14)
Alberto Mirabal (tracks 4, 7)
Colina Phillips (tracks 2, 8, 10)
Sam Phillips (Singer-songwriter formerly known as Leslie Phillips) (tracks 9, 13)
Dick Smith (Canadian percussionist) (track 14)
Candi Sosa (tracks 4, 7)
Sharon Lee Williams (tracks 2, 8, 10)
Vivienne Williams (tracks 2, 8, 10)
composer:
Mateu Fletxa ("El Vell" / "El Viejo") (track 4)
George Frideric Handel (German‐British baroque composer) (track 15)
Bruce Cockburn (track 9)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (tracks 5–8, 11–12, 14)
John Francis Wade (1740 – 1743) (track 1)
Franz Xaver Gruber (1818) (track 10)
Lewis Henry Redner (1868) (track 3)
lyricist:
Bruce Cockburn (track 9)
Edmund Sears (track 13)
Isaac Watts (hymn writer) (track 15)
John Wesley Work (John Wesley Work, Jr.) (track 8)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (tracks 5–6, 12, 14)
Jean de Brébeuf (track 11)
John Francis Wade (1740 – 1743) (track 1)
Josef Mohr (1816) (track 10)
Phillips Brooks (1868) (track 3)
mixer:
Joe Schiff (tracks 1–15)
other vocals [humming]:
T‐Bone Burnett (track 5)
producer:
Bruce Cockburn (tracks 1–15)
recording engineer:
Joe Schiff (tracks 1–15)
translator:
John Freeman Young (1859) (track 10)
vocals:
Bruce Cockburn (tracks 2, 5, 7–8, 10–15)
writer:
[unknown] (Special Purpose Artist - Do not add releases here, if possible.) (track 2)
publisher:
mixed at:
Sunset Sound in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (1993-06) (tracks 1–15)
recorded at:
Phase One Studios in Toronto, Ontario, Canada (1993-05) (tracks 1–15)
part of:
Roud Folk Song Index (number: 394) (track 12)
Roud Folk Song Index (number: 700) (track 5)
arrangements:
Adeste Fideles (arr. Willcocks) (track 1)
Deadly Gentlemen (track 12)
God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen (Trans‐Siberian Orchestra arrangement) (track 12)
God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen (arr. Aly and AJ) (track 12)
God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen (arr. Geoffrey Keating) (track 12)
God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen (Mariah Carey arrangement) (track 12)
God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen (arr. Willcocks) (track 12)
God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen (Willan arrangement) (track 12)
God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen (Mannheim Steamroller arrangement) (track 12)
God rest ye merry, gentlemen (arr. Sirett) (track 12)
I Saw Three Ships (arr. Lloyd) (track 5)
I Saw Three Ships (for choir and orchestra, arr. Rutter) (track 5)
I Saw Three Ships (arr. Willcocks) (track 5)
It Came Upon the Midnight Clear (arr. Sir Arthur Sullivan) (track 13)
Joy to the World (Mannheim Steamroller arrangement) (track 15)
Joy to the World (arr. Keyte & Parrott) (track 15)
Joy to the World (John Rutter's arrangement) (track 15)
Joy to the World (Geoff Zanelli's arrangement) (track 15)
Joy to the World (arr. Aly and AJ) (track 15)
Joy to the World (arr. Johnson and Ricketts) (track 15)
Joy to the World (Our God Reigns) (Sovereign Grace version of Joy to the World) (track 15)
Les Anges dans nos campagnes (Harmonisation, Blin) (track 7)
Mary Had a Baby (arr. Sargent) (track 14)
Midnight Clear (track 13)
O Come All Ye Faithful (Trans‐Siberian Orchestra arrangement) (track 1)
O Little Town of Bethlehem (arr. Ralph Vaughan Williams) (track 3)
O Little Town of Bethlehem (Culloton arrangement) (track 3)
O Little Town of Bethlehem (Mannheim Steamroller arrangement) (track 3)
Silent Night (arr. Stephen Cleobury) (track 10)
Silent Night (arr. Rose) (track 10)
Silent Night (arr. Johnson, orch. Volpi) (track 10)
Silent Night (Damien Rice song) (track 10)
Silent Night (arr. Rutter) (track 10)
Silent Night (arr. Aly and AJ) (track 10)
Silent Night, Holy Night (arranged by Malcolm Sargent) (track 10)
has revision:
is based on:
Une jeune pucelle (track 11)
is the basis for:
A Star to Follow (track 12)
Angels From the Realms of Glory (sung to the French carol tune “Iris” (Les anges dans nos campagnes)) (track 7)
Faith Noel (track 1)
Good King Joy (track 15)
Holy Night (track 10)
Joy to the World (track 15)
Joy to the World (Mariah Carey song, based off both the Christmas carol and the Hoyt Axton/Three Dog Night song) (track 15)
Joy to the World (Peter Cardinali arrangement) (track 15)
PDX-mas Carol (tracks 12, 15)
Take a Break Guys (track 12)
later parody versions:
Silent Night (Aqua Teen Hunger Force version) (track 10)
Silent Night (track 10)
later translated versions:
Adeste fideles (Latin, English and German) (track 1)
Ej, stāsti kalnos, lejās (Latvian version of "Go Tell It on the Mountain") (track 8)
Huron Carol (aka "Twas in the Moon of Wintertime") (track 11)
Jouluyönä (Juhlimaan tulkaa toivon täyttymistä) (track 1)
Jūs, ticīgie, nāciet (Latvian version of Latin "Adeste Fideles" / English "O Come, All Ye Faithful") (track 1)
Līksmi lai skan (Latvian version of English "Joy to the World") (track 15)
O Come All Ye Faithful (English version of Latin "Adeste Fideles" - Ralph Carmichael arrangement) (track 1)
O Come, All Ye Faithful (English version of Latin “Adeste fideles”) (track 1)
Pār mazo ciemu ielejā (Latvian version of "It Came Upon the Midnight Clear") (track 13)
Riemuita saa (translated by V. Arti) (track 15)
Riemuita saa! (translated by Hilkka Norkamo) (track 15)
Tu mazā, klusā Betlēme (Latvian version of "O Little Town of Bethlehem") (track 3)
Wij komen tezamen (katholieke berijming) (track 1)
later versions:
Adeste Fideles (Latin version, Steven Mercurio arrangement) (track 1)
Forest Green (lyrics of "O Little Town of Bethlehem" set to a different tune, the traditional carol as sung in the UK and in the Episcopal church in the US) (track 3)
God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen (Nox Arcana arrangement) (track 12)
Little Town (Cliff Richard carol -- the traditional words set to new music) (track 3)
O Little Town of Bethlehem (Kenneth Jennings arrangement) (track 3)
O' Little Town of Bethlehem (Bob Dylan arrangement) (track 3)
Silent Night (Elvis Presley version) (track 10)
Silent Night (Lindner version) (track 10)
orchestrations:
Les anges dans nos campagnes (version by Chilcott) (track 7)
recording of:
Adeste fideles (original latin version) (track 1)
Down in Yon Forest (track 6)
I Saw Three Ships (track 5)
It Came Upon the Midnight Clear (carol version) (track 13)
Jesous Ahatonhia (The Huron Carol) (track 11)
Joy to the World (Christmas carol) (track 15)
Mary Had a Baby (track 14)
O Little Town of Bethlehem (traditional carol sung in the US to the tune of "St. Louis", cf. the version commonly sung to the hymn tune "Forest Green" in the UK) (track 3)
Ríu, ríu, chíu (track 4)
Shepherds (track 9)
Silent Night (track 10)
referred to in medleys:
A Christmas Festival (tracks 12, 15)
Adeste Fideles (Bing Crosby arrangement) (track 1)
Noëls pour cordes (tracks 3, 7, 10, 12–13, 15)
Christmas Collage (track 12)
Mix 4 (The Best Xmas Party Ever!) (track 12)
Christmas Medley (Bing Crosby version) (track 3)
Megamix 2 (It Must Be Christmas) (track 10)
Megamix 4 (It Must Be Christmas) (track 12)
Mix 3 (The Best Xmas Party Ever!) (track 10)
translated version of:
version of:
St. Louis (track 3)

Release

ASIN: US: B0000028TK [info]