Annotation

Recorded in London in 2002, LSO conducted by Don Jackson
"Tony Bennett's tracks orchestrated by Robert Farnon" - http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00022TCK0/
odd-number tracks are instrumental, performed by LSO, even-number tracks performed by Bennett accompanied by LSO.

Annotation last modified on 2011-12-10 15:28 UTC.

Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 O Christmas Tree
London Symphony Orchestra 3:16
2 O Little Town of Bethlehem
Tony Bennett and the London Symphony Orchestra 3:18
3 Coventry Carol
London Symphony Orchestra 4:53
4 Deck the Halls
Tony Bennett and the London Symphony Orchestra 2:11
5 The First Noel
London Symphony Orchestra 3:34
6 The Christmas Song
Tony Bennett and the London Symphony Orchestra 3:39
7 Good King Wenceslas
London Symphony Orchestra 4:05
8 Silent Night
Tony Bennett and the London Symphony Orchestra 2:46
9 Angels We Have Heard on High
London Symphony Orchestra 3:39
10 Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
Tony Bennett and the London Symphony Orchestra 3:53
11 Here We Come A-Wassailing
London Symphony Orchestra 3:02
12 O Come, All Ye Faithful
Tony Bennett and the London Symphony Orchestra 3:10

Credits

CD 1

choir vocals:
London Symphony Chorus (tracks 2, 4, 8, 12)
composer:
Hugh Martin (track 10)
Franz Xaver Gruber (1818) (track 8)
Mel Tormé (1944) (track 6)
conductor:
Don Jackson (conductor) (2002) (tracks 1–12)
lyricist:
Ralph Blane (track 10)
Josef Mohr (1816) (track 8)
Mel Tormé (1944) (track 6)
Robert Wells (songwriter) (1944) (track 6)
orchestra:
London Symphony Orchestra (2002) (tracks 1–12)
translator:
John Freeman Young (1859) (track 8)
vocals:
Tony Bennett (US jazz/standards vocalist) (2002) (tracks 2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12)
publisher:
Sony/ATV Tunes LLC (track 6)
株式会社ヤマハミュージックエンタテインメントホールディングス (holding company - do not use as release label) (track 10)
Edwin H. Morris & Co., Inc. (1946 –) (track 6)
arrangements:
Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas (arr. Peter Knight) (track 10)
Silent Night (arr. Rose) (track 8)
Silent Night (arr. Rutter) (track 8)
Silent Night (Damien Rice song) (track 8)
Silent Night, Holy Night (arranged by Malcolm Sargent) (track 8)
cover recording of:
The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire) (track 6)
has revision:
is the basis for:
Holy Night (track 8)
later parody versions:
Silent Night (track 8)
Silent Night (track 8)
later translated versions:
Joululaulu (Hiljaa leijaa maahan hiutaleet) (track 6)
later versions:
Silent Night (Elvis Presley version) (track 8)
Silent Night (Lindner version) (track 8)
part of:
Meet Me in St. Louis (1944 film) (track 10)
recording of:
Silent Night (track 8)
referred to in medleys:
Holiday Cheer (track 10)
Megamix 3 (It Must Be Christmas) (track 6)
Mix 3 (The Best Xmas Party Ever!) (tracks 6, 8, 10)
Megamix 2 (It Must Be Christmas) (track 8)
Noëls pour cordes (track 8)
translated version of:

Release

ASIN: US: B00022TCK0 [info]