Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Joy to the World! Lowell Mason 2:53
2 Sir Christèmas [anonymous] 1:25
3 Grown-Up Christmas List David Foster & Linda Thompson Jenner 4:50
4 Christmas Hosanna Robin Swenson 2:51
5 Hark! the Herald Angels Sing Felix Mendelssohn 3:36
6 This Little Light of Mine [traditional] 4:06
7 Magnificat John Rutter 6:47
8 Kling, Glöckchen, Kling [traditional] 3:13
9 Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248: X. Sinfonia Johann Sebastian Bach 5:33
10 Mary, Did You Know? Buddy Greene 4:29
11 All Bells in Paradise John Rutter 6:08
12 Jingle Bells James Lord Pierpont 2:40
13 Go Tell It on the Mountain [traditional] 3:02
14 'Twas the Night Before Christmas William Goldstein 6:09
15 Bring a Torch, Jeanette, Isabella [traditional] 4:21
16 O Holy Night Adolphe Adam 6:15
17 The Dream Isaiah Saw Glenn Rudolph 5:55

Credits

CD 1

composed in:
Leipzig, Sachsen, Germany (1734 – 1735) (track 9)
premiered in:
Leipzig, Sachsen, Germany (1734-12-26) (track 9)
additional composer:
Lowell Mason (1839) (track 1)
William H. Cummings (1855) (track 5)
additional lyricist:
George Whitefield (1753) (track 5)
choir vocals:
Indianapolis Symphonic Choir (2015-12-18 – 2015-12-19) (tracks 2, 5–6, 12, 14)
Indianapolis Symphonic Choir (2016-12-16 – 2016-12-17) (tracks 1, 3–4, 7–11, 13, 15–17)
composer:
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (track 9)
David Foster (Canadian music producer, arranger and composer) (track 3)
Buddy Greene (track 10)
George Frideric Handel (German‐British baroque composer) (track 1)
Robin Swenson (track 4)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (tracks 13, 15)
Felix Mendelssohn (composer) (1840) (track 5)
Adolphe Adam (composer) (1847) (track 16)
James Lord Pierpont (1850) (track 12)
John Rutter (English choral music composer, conductor, arranger and producer, born 1945) (1990) (track 7)
Glenn L. Rudolph (2001) (track 17)
John Rutter (English choral music composer, conductor, arranger and producer, born 1945) (2012) (track 11)
conductor:
Eric Stark (conductor) (2015-12-18 – 2015-12-19) (tracks 2, 5–6, 12, 14)
Eric Stark (conductor) (2016-12-16 – 2016-12-17) (tracks 1, 3–4, 7–11, 13, 15–17)
lyricist:
Mark Lowry (Comedian, Southern Gospel Music) (track 10)
Linda Thompson (American actress, lyricist) (track 3)
Thomas H. Troeger (track 17)
Isaac Watts (hymn writer) (track 1)
John Wesley Work (John Wesley Work, Jr.) (track 13)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 15)
Charles Wesley (hymn writer) (1739) (track 5)
James Lord Pierpont (1850) (track 12)
John Sullivan Dwight (1855) (track 16)
John Rutter (English choral music composer, conductor, arranger and producer, born 1945) (2012) (track 11)
orchestra:
Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra (2015-12-18 – 2015-12-19) (tracks 2, 5–6, 12, 14)
Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra (2016-12-16 – 2016-12-17) (tracks 1, 3–4, 7–11, 13, 15–17)
soprano vocals:
Sylvia McNair (soprano) (2015-12-18 – 2015-12-19) (track 6)
Sylvia McNair (soprano) (2016-12-16 – 2016-12-17) (tracks 3, 10, 13, 16)
was commissioned by:
writer:
Buddy Greene (track 10)
Mark Lowry (Comedian, Southern Gospel Music) (track 10)
premiered at:
publisher:
Warner Chappell Music Ltd. (no slash; used 1988–1996) (track 12)
arrangements:
Bring a Torch, Jeannette, Isabella (arr. Stephen Paulus) (track 15)
Enkellaulu kajahtaa (translated) (track 5)
Hark the Herald Angels Sing (Bob Dylan arrangement) (track 5)
Hark the Herald Angels Sing (arr. Scott Kritzer) (track 5)
Hark! The Herald Angels Sing (arr. Wilcocks) (track 5)
Hark! The Herald Angels Sing (arr. Paulus) (track 5)
Hark! the Herald Angels Sing (Sovereign Grace version) (track 5)
Jingle All the Way (track 12)
Jingle Bells (Beegie Adair, Roger Spencer arrangements) (track 12)
Jingle Bells (arr. Parry) (track 12)
Jingle Bells (arr. Gordon Langford) (track 12)
Jingle Bells (arr. Chilcott) (track 12)
Jingle a cappella (track 12)
Joy to the World (Peter Cardinali arrangement) (track 1)
Joy to the World (track 1)
Joy to the World (arr. Aly and AJ) (track 1)
Joy to the World (arr. Scott Kritzer) (track 1)
Joy to the World (Mannheim Steamroller arrangement) (track 1)
Joy to the World (arr. Johnson and Ricketts) (track 1)
Joy to the World (Geoff Zanelli's arrangement) (track 1)
Joy to the World (John Rutter's arrangement) (track 1)
Joy to the World (arr. Keyte & Parrott) (track 1)
Joy to the World (Pentatonix arrangement) (track 1)
Joy to the World (Our God Reigns) (Sovereign Grace version of Joy to the World) (track 1)
Mary, Did You Know? (Fred Bock arrangement) (track 10)
O Holy Night (Trans‐Siberian Orchestra arrangement) (track 16)
O Holy Night (catch-all for arrangements) (track 16)
O Holy Night (arr. Rutter) (track 16)
O Holy Night (arr. Johnson, orch. Volpi) (track 16)
O Holy Night (Mariah Carey arrangement) (track 16)
Oh Holy Night (for Sara Stevens) (track 16)
Weihnachts-Oratorium, BWV 248: Teil II, X. Sinfonia (catch-all for arrangements) (track 9)
is the basis for:
Gonna Snow (track 12)
Good King Joy (track 1)
Joy to the World (Mariah Carey song, based off both the Christmas carol and the Hoyt Axton/Three Dog Night song) (track 1)
Night of Reflection (track 16)
O Holy Night (Peter Cardinali arrangement) (track 16)
PDX-mas Carol (track 1)
Trikkevise (track 12)
With One Voice (track 5)
Året rundt (track 12)
later parody versions:
Dschingenkhan (track 12)
Jingle Bells (Daniel Ingram lyrics) (track 12)
Jingle Bells Deep (Aqua Teen Hunger Force version) (track 12)
Jingle Bells, Batman Smells (Children's schoolyard parody of Batman and Jingle Bells) (track 12)
O Holy Tonight! (Aqua Teen Hunger Force version) (track 16)
Snowdown Skins (track 12)
Yingle Bells (track 12)
Čin čin čin (track 12)
乜鬼都買 (track 1)
黃阿燦過聖誕 (track 12)
later translated parody versions:
Klokkeklang (track 12)
later translated versions:
Ak, svētā nakts (track 16)
Bjelleklang (track 12)
Bjällerklang (track 12)
Bjældeklang (track 12)
CHRISTMAS LIST (track 3)
Debespulks dzied apstarots (Latvian version of English "Hark! The Herald Angels Sing") (track 5)
Ej, stāsti kalnos, lejās (Latvian version of "Go Tell It on the Mountain") (track 13)
Jingle Bells (track 12)
Kulkuset (track 12)
Līksmi lai skan (Latvian version of English "Joy to the World") (track 1)
Riemuita saa (translated by V. Arti) (track 1)
Riemuita saa! (translated by Hilkka Norkamo) (track 1)
Zvaniņš skan (Alfrēds Krūklis version) (track 12)
ジングルベル (Shōji Miyazawa's translation) (track 12)
ジングルベル (transl. Otawa Takashi) (track 12)
天には栄え (Japanese version of “Hark! The Herald Angels Sing”) (track 5)
新生王 (track 5)
聖誕歌聲 (track 12)
聖誕鈴聲 (track 12)
later versions:
Grown Up Christmas List (Amy Grant version) (track 3)
Hark! The Herald Angels Sing (Die Toten Hosen arrangement) (track 5)
Hark! The Herald Angels Sing (John Ferguson arrangement) (track 5)
Jingle Bells (Die Toten Hosen arrangement) (track 12)
Jingle Bells (track 12)
Jingle Bells (Lechner / Trabitsch) (track 12)
Ring the Bells (track 12)
Swingle Bells (track 12)
Vive le vent (track 12)
Zvaniņš skan (Latvian version of "Jingle Bells") (track 12)
part of:
Magnificat (track 7)
Weihnachts-Oratorium, BWV 248 ("Christmas Oratorio") (track 9)
recording of:
Hark! The Herald Angels Sing (Christmas carol) (2015-12-18 – 2015-12-19) (track 5)
Jingle Bells (2015-12-18 – 2015-12-19) (track 12)
All bells in paradise (2016-12-16 – 2016-12-17) (track 11)
Bring a Torch, Jeannette, Isabella (2016-12-16 – 2016-12-17) (track 15)
Christmas Hosanna (2016-12-16 – 2016-12-17) (track 4)
Go, Tell It on the Mountain (2016-12-16 – 2016-12-17) (track 13)
Grown-Up Christmas List (original version) (2016-12-16 – 2016-12-17) (track 3)
Joy to the World (Christmas carol) (2016-12-16 – 2016-12-17) (track 1)
Magnificat: I. Magnificat anima mea (2016-12-16 – 2016-12-17) (track 7)
Mary, Did You Know? (2016-12-16 – 2016-12-17) (track 10)
O Holy Night (2016-12-16 – 2016-12-17) (track 16)
The Dream Isaiah Saw (2016-12-16 – 2016-12-17) (track 17)
Weihnachts-Oratorium, BWV 248: Teil II, X. Sinfonia (2016-12-16 – 2016-12-17) (track 9)
referred to in medleys:
A Christmas Festival (tracks 1, 5, 12)
Christmas Train (medley) (tracks 1, 5, 12)
Noëls pour cordes (tracks 1, 5)
Medley (Christmas with Frank Ferrari) (track 12)
Mix 4 (The Best Xmas Party Ever!) (track 12)
Weihnachts-Medley (track 12)
translated version of:
version of:
Cantique de Noël “Minuit chrétiens” (French original of “O Holy Night”) (track 16)