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TIME-LIFE: CHRISTMAS FAVORITES is also available with TIME-LIFE: CHRISTMAS JOY and TIME-LIFE: HOLIDAY CHEER in the 3-CD box set TIME-LIFE: TREASURY OF CHRISTMAS II

Annotation last modified on 2015-08-30 04:27 UTC.

Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Sleigh Ride Arthur Fiedler & Boston Pops Orchestra 3:01
2 It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas Perry Como & The Fontane Sisters 2:38
3 Winter Wonderland Peggy Lee 1:56
4 Away in a Manger Ed Ames 2:23
5 Pretty Paper Willie Nelson 2:31
6 Ave Maria (Schubert) Leontyne Price & The Choir of St. Thomas Episcopal Church 4:51
7 Frosty the Snowman Gene Autry 2:56
8 Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town Vic Damone 2:41
9 Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow Lena Horne 2:28
10 An Old Christmas Card Jim Reeves 2:49
11 O Little Town of Bethlehem Sergio Franchi 2:49
12 Silent Night, Holy Night Johnny Mathis 3:47

Credits

CD 1

organ:
George Decker (track 6)
additional lyricist:
Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (1892) (track 4)
choir vocals:
chorus master:
William Self (track 6)
composer:
Felix Bernard (track 3)
Willie Nelson (track 5)
Franz Schubert (Austrian composer Franz Peter Schubert) (1825) (track 6)
William James Kirkpatrick (1895) (track 4)
Meredith Willson (1951) (track 2)
lyricist:
Willie Nelson (track 5)
Sir Walter Scott (19th-century Scottish author) (track 6)
Richard B. Smith (wrote lyrics to “Winter Wonderland”) (track 3)
[anonymous] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 4)
Meredith Willson (1951) (track 2)
soprano vocals:
Leontyne Price (soprano) (track 6)
translator:
Adam Storck (track 6)
vocals:
Peggy Lee (jazz vocalist) (track 3)
writer:
Vaughn Horton (track 10)
phonographic copyright by:
Capitol (holding) (1965) (track 3)
EMI (EMI Records, since 1972) (1965) (track 3)
publisher:
EMI Music (do not use as release label! this is a music publisher) (track 3)
Frank Music Corp. (track 2)
Redwood Music Ltd. (Carlin) (track 3)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (track 3)
part of:
arrangements:
Ave Maria (for handbell ensemble) (track 6)
Ave Maria (for piano, Tilling) (track 6)
Ave Maria (for violin and piano, arr. Wilhelmj) (track 6)
Ave Maria (Ellens dritter Gesang), S. 557d (for solo piano, Liszt, first version) (track 6)
Away in a Manger (arr. Rutter) (track 4)
Away in a Manger (arr. Van) (track 4)
Away in a Manger (arr. Johnson and Ricketts) (track 4)
Away in a Manger (arr. Willcocks) (track 4)
Away in a Manger (for brass, Graham) (track 4)
Ellens Gesang III, op. 52 no. 6, D. 839 “Ave Maria” (catch-all for arrangements) (track 6)
Ellens dritter Gesang (Ave Maria), S. 558 Nr. 12 (for solo piano, Liszt, second version) (track 6)
is based on:
Sweet Afton (track 4)
is the basis for:
A Lullaby (track 4)
Ave Maria 2001 (track 6)
Ave María (Pallavicini's text) (track 6)
later parody versions:
later translated versions:
Talven ihmemaa (track 3)
Winter Wonderland (track 3)
Winter Wonderland (track 3)
ウィンターワンダーランド (Japanese version of “Winter Wonderland”) (track 3)
later versions:
Ave Maria (Schubert's, in English, from "Fantasia") (track 6)
Ave Maria (arr. Ann and Nancy Wilson) (track 6)
Ave Maria (Schubert’s Ave Maria: Latin “Ave Maria” text sung to the tune of ‘Ellens Gesang III, op. 52 no. 6, D. 839 “Ave Maria”’) (track 6)
Gribas man baltam sniedziņam būt (Latvian version of "An Old Christmas Card") (track 10)
Heavenly Father (track 6)
Winter Wunderwelt (track 3)
recording of:
Away in a Manger (aka “Cradle Song” composed by William J. Kirkpatrick) (track 4)
Ellens Gesang III, op. 52 no. 6, D. 839 “Ave Maria” (Schubert's song, not the Bach/Gounod work) (track 6)
Pretty Paper (track 5)
Winter Wonderland (track 3)
referred to in medleys:
Medley (Christmas with Frank Ferrari) (track 3)
Megamix 1 (It Must Be Christmas) (track 3)
Megamix 3 (It Must Be Christmas) (track 3)
Mix 2 (The Best Xmas Party Ever!) (track 3)
Polarlufteinbruch (track 3)