Christmas

~ Release by Mannheim Steamroller (see all versions of this release, 11 available)

Tracklist

Cassette 1
#TitleRatingLength
A1Deck the Halls
recording of:
Deck the Halls (Mannheim Steamroller arrangement)
composer:
[traditional] (special purpose artist)
arranger:
Chip Davis (founder of Mannheim Steamroller)
publisher:
Dots & Lines Ink
arrangement of:
Deck the Halls
3:43
A2We Three Kings
recording of:
We Three Kings (Mannheim Steamroller arrangement)
composer:
John Henry Hopkins, Jr. (composer, “We Three Kings”)
arranger:
Chip Davis (founder of Mannheim Steamroller)
publisher:
Dots & Lines Ink
arrangement of:
We Three Kings
43:45
A3Bring a Torch, Jeannette, Isabella
instrumental recording of:
Bring a Torch, Jeannette, Isabella
lyricist and composer:
[traditional] (special purpose artist)
translated version of:
Un flambeau, Jeannette, Isabelle
2:37
A4Coventry Carol
instrumental recording of:
Coventry Carol
lyricist and composer:
[traditional] (special purpose artist)
2:44
A5Good King Wenceslas
instrumental recording of:
Good King Wenceslas
lyricist:
John Mason Neale (in 1853)
composer:
[traditional] (special purpose artist) (from 1201 until 1301)
arranger:
Thomas Helmore (in 1853)
is based on:
Tempus adest floridum
recording of:
Good King Wenceslas
lyricist:
John Mason Neale (in 1853)
composer:
[traditional] (special purpose artist) (from 1201 until 1301)
arranger:
Thomas Helmore (in 1853)
is based on:
Tempus adest floridum
3:34
B1Christmas Sweet: Wassail, Wassail
recording of:
5 English Folk Songs: V. Wassail Song (Gloucestershire Wassail)
lyricist:
[traditional] (special purpose artist)
composer:
Ralph Vaughan Williams (English composer) (in 1913)
part of:
5 English Folk Songs
instrumental recording of:
Gloucestershire Wassail
lyricist and composer:
[traditional] (special purpose artist)
part of:
Roud Folk Song Index (number: 209)
2:24
B2Christmas Sweet: Carol of the Birds
instrumental recording of:
The Carol of the Birds
recording of:
The Carol of the Birds
2:08
B3Christmas Sweet: I Saw Three Ships
instrumental recording of:
I Saw Three Ships
lyricist and composer:
[traditional] (special purpose artist)
part of:
Roud Folk Song Index (number: 700)
1:29
B4Christmas Sweet: God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen
recording of:
God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen (traditional, no arrangement credits here)
lyricist and composer:
[traditional] (special purpose artist)
part of:
Roud Folk Song Index (number: 394)
instrumental recording of:
God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen (traditional, no arrangement credits here)
lyricist and composer:
[traditional] (special purpose artist)
part of:
Roud Folk Song Index (number: 394)
1:44
B5God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen
recording of:
God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen (Mannheim Steamroller arrangement)
composer:
[traditional] (special purpose artist)
arranger:
Chip Davis (founder of Mannheim Steamroller)
publisher:
Dots & Lines Ink
arrangement of:
God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen (traditional, no arrangement credits here)
4:25
B6Stille Nacht
recording of:
Stille Nacht (Mannheim Steamroller arrangement)
composer:
Franz Xaver Gruber
arranger:
Chip Davis (founder of Mannheim Steamroller)
publisher:
Dots & Lines Ink
arrangement of:
Stille Nacht, heilige Nacht
recording of:
Stille Nacht, heilige Nacht
lyricist:
Josef Mohr (in 1816)
composer:
Franz Xaver Gruber (in 1818)
part of:
Oh, What a Lovely War! (stage musical)
5:27

Credits

Release

art direction, design/illustration and photography:Carol Davis (art design)
mixer and recording engineer:John Boyd (engineer)
producer:Chip Davis (founder of Mannheim Steamroller)
mastering:Joe Gastwirt
bass and lute:Eric Hansen (Mannheim Steamroller)
bell:Ron Dabbs
bell, clavichord, grand piano, harpsichord, Rhodes piano, synthesizer and toy piano:Jackson Berkey
bell, crumhorn, hammered dulcimer, membranophone, percussion and recorder:Chip Davis (founder of Mannheim Steamroller)
cello:David Low
classical guitar and guitar:Ron Cooley
flute:Willis Ann Ross
French horn:David Kappy
harp:Mary Walter
oboe:Bobby Jenkins
strings:Roxanne Adams
Richard Altenbach
Wayne Anderson (French?)
Michelle Brill
Grace Granata
Richard Lohmann
Bill Ritchie
Michael Strauss (violinist/violist)
violin:Steve Shipps
conductor:Chip Davis (founder of Mannheim Steamroller)
arranger:Chip Davis (founder of Mannheim Steamroller)
Discogs:https://www.discogs.com/release/1153603 [info]

Release group

Discogs:https://www.discogs.com/master/175623 [info]
Wikidata:Q5111273 [info]