Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Arkihuolesi kaikki heitä
3:19
2 Ave Maria Op. 80
3:06
3 Ave Maria
5:44
4 Maa on niin kaunis
3:23
5 Varpunen jouluaamuna
5:16
6 Heinillä härkien
6:40
7 En etsi valtaa loistoa
4:06
8 Jouluyö, juhlayö (Silent Night)
5:08
9 Astral Bells
5:24
10 You Would Have Loved This
5:18
11 Walking In The Air
5:27
12 Improvisation: Variations sur un Noël
5:53

Credits

CD 1

lyrics written in:
Ingå, Uusimaa, Finland (1916) (track 1)
composer:
Otto Kotilainen (track 5)
Leevi Madetoja (track 1)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (tracks 4, 6)
Howard Blake (track 11)
Franz Xaver Gruber (1818) (track 8)
Jean Sibelius (1909) (track 7)
lyricist:
Howard Blake (track 11)
Zacharias Topelius (tracks 5, 7)
Bernhard Severin Ingemann (1850) (track 4)
Alpo Noponen (1916) (track 1)
translator:
K. A. Hougberg (Konrad Alexis Hougberg) (1874) (track 5)
Hilja Haahti (1903) (track 4)
[unknown] (Special Purpose Artist - Do not add releases here, if possible.) (1909) (track 7)
Martti Korpilahti (1926) (track 6)
publisher:
Faber Music Ltd. (track 11)
Howard David Blake (track 11)
part of:
Virsikirja (1986) (number: 30) (track 4)
arrangement of:
Julvisa, op. 1 no. 4 (for voice and piano) (translated) (track 7)
arrangements:
Arkihuolesi kaikki heitä (for voice and orchestra, arr. Kuusisto) (track 1)
Heinillä härkien kaukalon (arr. Jussi Chydenius) (track 6)
Maa on niin kaunis (for mixed choir, arr. Rajala) (track 4)
Varpunen jouluaamuna (for mixed choir, arr. Rajala) (track 5)
Varpunen jouluaamuna (for voice and orchestra, arr. Kuusisto) (track 5)
cover recording of:
Walking in the Air (track 11)
later translated versions:
Avaruus (track 11)
在等一個晚上 (track 11)
later versions:
Arkihuolesi kaikki heitä (arr. Ilmo Riihimäki) (track 1)
Jouluyö (arr. Ilmo Riihimäki) (track 8)
Walking on Glass (track 11)
part of:
The Snowman (film soundtrack) (track 11)
recording of:
En etsi valtaa, loistoa (catch-all for arrangements) (track 7)
Jouluyö, juhlayö (track 8)
Maa on niin kaunis (track 4)
translated version of:
Dejlig er jorden (track 4)
Entre le bœuf et l'âne gris (French Christmas carol) (track 6)