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Annotation last modified on 2014-09-14 00:11 UTC.

Tracklist

Medium 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Boughs of Holly
4:39
2 [narration]
3:31
3 An Angel Came Down
4:22
4 Oh Come All Ye Faithful
4:20
5 Prince of Peace
5:23
6 First Snow
4:17
7 A Mad Russian’s Christmas
5:45
8 [narration: Christmas Eve/Sarajevo 12/24]
2:35
9 Christmas Eve/Sarajevo 12/24
3:47
10 Good King Joy
7:23
11 [narration: Ornament]
2:04
12 Ornament
3:54
13 [narration: Old City Bar]
1:28
14 Old City Bar
8:00
15 Promises to Keep
5:37
16 This Christmas Day
5:49
17 An Angel Returned
4:20
18 [narration: Merry Christmas]
2:38
Medium 2
# Title Rating Length
1 Chris Introductions
8:39
2 The Three Kings and I (What Really Happened)
12:02
3 A Last Illusion
8:37
4 Carmina Burana
3:33
5 Christmas in the Air
4:24
6 Beethoven
2:36
7 Requiem (The Fifth)
4:19
8 Chris: Holiday Safety
1:25
9 Find Our Way Home
3:28
10 Christmas Eve/Sarajevo 12/24 (reprise)
4:56

Credits

Medium 1

composer:
Robert Kinkel (tracks 1, 7, 9–10, 15)
Jon Oliva (tracks 3, 12, 16–17)
Paul O’Neill (US rock producer) (tracks 1, 3, 5–7, 9–10, 12, 14–17)
John Francis Wade (1740 – 1743) (track 4)
lyricist:
Paul O’Neill (US rock producer) (tracks 3, 5, 10, 12, 14–17)
John Francis Wade (1740 – 1743) (track 4)
translator:
Frederick Oakeley (1841) (track 4)
publisher:
Paul O’Neill Publishing (tracks 1, 3, 5–7, 9, 12, 14, 17)
Robert Steller Publishing (tracks 1, 7, 9)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (track 3)
Warner‐Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (tracks 1, 3, 5–7, 9, 12, 14, 17)
John Oliva Pub Designee (1997 – ????) (track 16)
Paul O’Neill Publishing (1997 –) (tracks 10, 15–16)
Robert Steller Publishing (1997 –) (tracks 10, 15)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (1997 –) (track 16)
Warner‐Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (1997 –) (tracks 10, 15–16)
recorded at:
DAR Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C., United States (2002-12-11) (tracks 1–18)
arrangements:
O Come, All Ye Faithful (arrangement by Elvis Presley) (track 4)
O Come, All Ye Faithful (Adeste fideles) (arr. Don Gillis) (track 4)
is based on:
Deck the Halls (track 1)
Good King Wenceslas (track 10)
Joy to the World (Christmas carol) (track 10)
is the basis for:
O Come All Ye Faithful (Prizeman arrangement) (track 4)
O come, all ye faithful (arr. Willcocks) (track 4)
later versions:
O' Come All Ye Faithful (English version of Latin "Adeste Fideles" - Bob Dylan arrangement) (track 4)
live recording of:
A Mad Russian’s Christmas (2002-12-11) (track 7)
An Angel Came Down (2002-12-11) (track 3)
An Angel Returned (2002-12-11) (track 17)
Boughs of Holly (2002-12-11) (track 1)
Christmas Eve/Sarajevo 12/24 (2002-12-11) (track 9)
First Snow (2002-12-11) (track 6)
Good King Joy (2002-12-11) (track 10)
O Come, All Ye Faithful (English version of Latin "Adeste Fideles") (2002-12-11) (track 4)
Old City Bar (2002-12-11) (track 14)
Ornament (2002-12-11) (track 12)
Promises to Keep (2002-12-11) (track 15)
The Prince of Peace (2002-12-11) (track 5)
This Christmas Day (2002-12-11) (track 16)
medley of:
referred to in medleys:
Adeste Fideles (Bing Crosby arrangement) (track 4)
translated version of:
Adeste fideles (original latin version) (track 4)

Medium 2

composer:
Robert Kinkel (tracks 2–3, 10)
Jon Oliva (tracks 5, 9)
Paul O’Neill (US rock producer) (tracks 2–3, 5, 7, 9–10)
Carl Orff (1936) (track 4)
lyricist:
Paul O’Neill (US rock producer) (tracks 2–3, 5, 9)
publisher:
Paul O’Neill Publishing (tracks 2–3, 5, 7, 9–10)
Robert Steller Publishing (tracks 2–3, 10)
Warner‐Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (tracks 2–3, 5, 7, 9–10)
premiered at:
Alte Oper in Frankfurt am Main, Hessen, Germany (1937-06-08) (track 4)
recorded at:
DAR Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C., United States (2002-12-11) (tracks 1–10)
arrangements:
Carmina Burana (piano reduction) (track 4)
Carmina Burana (Cantiones Profanae) (Suite, arranged for concert band) (track 4)
is based on:
Carmina Burana (original manuscript of poetry, ca. 1230) (track 4)
O Holy Night (track 2)
Полёт шмеля (catch-all for arrangements) (track 3)
is the basis for:
Carmina Celtica (track 4)
live recording of:
A Last Illusion (2002-12-11) (track 3)
Christmas Eve/Sarajevo 12/24 (2002-12-11) (track 10)
Christmas in the Air (2002-12-11) (track 5)
Find Our Way Home (2002-12-11) (track 9)
Requiem (The Fifth) (2002-12-11) (track 7)
part of:
Trionfi (track 4)
parts: