Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Hoosianna
3:24
2 Riemuitse tytär Siionin
1:41
3 Oi sä riemuisa
2:55
4 Riemuita saa!
2:10
5 Beetlehem, pieni kaupunki
2:43
6 Ah, iloitkaatte ystävät
2:30
7 Deck the Hall
2:15
8 The First Nowell
4:34
9 The Little Drummer Boy
2:43
10 Avaruus
4:47
11 Tähti
3:55
12 Vastasyntynyt Jeesus
3:08
13 Jouluvirsi
3:39
14 Jouluyönä
1:41
15 Joululaulu
3:29
16 Hiljaisuus
5:37
17 Sydämeeni joulun teen
4:06
18 On jouluyö
2:53

Credits

CD 1

violin:
Vesa Kankainen (2011-09) (tracks 4, 17–18)
Tuula Nenonen (2011-09) (tracks 4, 17–18)
cello:
Markus Vuoristo (2011-09) (tracks 4, 17–18)
viola:
Hannele Aarnio-Närhi (2011-09) (tracks 4, 17–18)
flute:
Eeva Kunnas (2011-09) (tracks 7–8, 17)
organ:
Matti Oikarinen (2011-09) (track 1)
guitar:
Jari Nurmi (2011-09) (track 17)
percussion:
Matias Kivikoura (2011-09) (tracks 6–7)
additional translator:
Oskari Kosola (track 4)
arranger:
Göte Widlund (track 13)
Jean Sibelius (1935) (track 13)
choir vocals:
Hämeenlinnan Mieskuoro (2011-09) (tracks 1–18)
chorus master:
Anneli Julén (2011-09) (tracks 1–18)
composer:
Howard Blake (track 10)
Eduard Ebel (track 18)
Teuvo Hakasalo (track 14)
Kassu Halonen (track 17)
George Frideric Handel (German‐British baroque composer) (track 2)
Maki Kolehmainen (track 16)
Samuli Laiho (track 11)
Lowell Mason (track 4)
Mel Tormé (track 15)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (tracks 3, 5–8)
Jean Sibelius (1909) (track 13)
Katherine K. Davis (1941) (track 9)
guest lead vocals:
Sani (Finnish vocalist Saija Aartela) (2011-09) (tracks 10–11, 16–17)
lead vocals:
Jukka Friman (2011-09) (tracks 6–8)
Kari Hiisijärvi (2011-09) (track 8)
Kari Julén (2011-09) (tracks 6, 11)
Mika Rantonen (2011-09) (tracks 6–7, 9)
Kari Rantsi (2011-09) (track 11)
Pekka Rysä (2011-09) (track 11)
Antti Saarinen (2011-09) (tracks 7, 11)
Veikko Vuoristo (2011-09) (tracks 6, 11)
lyricist:
Samuli Laiho (track 11)
Saija Aartela (track 16)
Helena Eeva (track 14)
Thomas Oliphant (track 7)
Heidi Puurula (track 16)
Vexi Salmi (track 17)
Zacharias Topelius (track 13)
[anonymous] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 1)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (tracks 6, 8)
[unknown] (Special Purpose Artist - Do not add releases here, if possible.) (track 2)
Katherine K. Davis (1941) (track 9)
translator:
Urpo Jokinen (track 18)
Hilkka Norkamo (track 4)
Kyllikki Solanterä (track 12)
Helvi Temisevä (track 5)
[unknown] (Special Purpose Artist - Do not add releases here, if possible.) (track 13)
writer:
Henry Onorati (1958) (track 9)
Harry Simeone (1958) (track 9)
publisher:
EMI Mills Music (ASCAP) (track 9)
Mills Music, Inc. (1964) (track 9)
part of:
Virsikirja (1986) (number: 1) (track 1)
arrangement of:
Julvisa, op. 1 no. 4 (for voice and piano) (translated) (track 13)
arrangements:
Deck the Hall (arr. Wilberg) (track 7)
Deck the Hall (arr. Rutter) (track 7)
Deck the Halls (Beegie Adair, Roger Spencer arrangements) (track 7)
Deck the Halls (Jim Dooley's arrangement) (track 7)
Deck the Halls (Mannheim Steamroller arrangement) (track 7)
Joululaulu (arr. Pessi Levanto for mixed choir) (track 15)
Jouluyönä (arr. Säde Bartling for mixed choir) (track 14)
Little Drummer Boy (arr. McCarthy) (track 9)
The First Noel (Trans‐Siberian Orchestra arrangement) (track 8)
The First Nowell (David Willcocks arrangement) (track 8)
cover recording of:
Sydämeeni joulun teen (2011-09) (track 17)
is based on:
Nos Galan (track 7)
[untitled] (traditional Czech carol, became “Carol of the Drums”) (track 9)
is the basis for:
Boughs of Holly (track 7)
Faith Noel (track 8)
PDX-mas Carol (track 7)
later parody versions:
Rapapapam (track 9)
later translated versions:
No debesīm šurp (track 8)
Pieni rumpali (track 9)
later versions:
Deck the Halls (track 7)
Duck the Halls (track 7)
Little Drummer Boy (Poema version of the carol) (track 9)
The First Noël (track 8)
recording of:
Ah, iloitkaatte ystävät (2011-09) (track 6)
Avaruus (2011-09) (track 10)
Beetlehem, pieni kaupunki (2011-09) (track 5)
Carol of the Drum (aka “The Little Drummer Boy”) (2011-09) (track 9)
Deck the Halls (2011-09) (track 7)
En etsi valtaa, loistoa, op. 1 no. 4 (for male choir) (2011-09) (track 13)
Hiljaisuus (2011-09) (track 16)
Hoosianna (Finnish version) (2011-09) (track 1)
Joululaulu (Hiljaa leijaa maahan hiutaleet) (2011-09) (track 15)
Jouluyönä (2011-09) (track 14)
Oi, sä riemuisa (2011-09) (track 3)
On jouluyö (2011-09) (track 18)
Riemuita saa! (translated by Hilkka Norkamo) (2011-09) (track 4)
Riemuitse tytär Siionin (2011-09) (track 2)
The First Nowell (2011-09) (track 8)
Tähti (2011-09) (track 11)
Vastasyntynyt Jeesus (2011-09) (track 12)
referred to in medleys:
A Christmas Festival (tracks 7–8)
Mix 3 (The Best Xmas Party Ever!) (track 9)
Christmas Medley (Bing Crosby version) (tracks 7–8)
Megamix 4 (It Must Be Christmas) (track 7)
Mix 4 (The Best Xmas Party Ever!) (tracks 7–8)
Noëls pour cordes (track 8)
translated version of:
Hosianna (track 1)
Joy to the World (Christmas carol) (track 4)
O Sanctissima (Sicilian Mariners Hymn) (track 3)
The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire) (track 15)
Walking in the Air (track 10)

Release

graphic design: Päivi Vahervirta
mixer: Mika Koivusalo
photography: Pekka Hovi
Kari Julén
producer: Teppo Lampela
recording engineer: Mika Koivusalo (2011-09-09 – 2011-09-11)
rights society: Teosto (Finnish performance rights organisation)
n©b (Nordisk Copyright Bureau; Do not use this as a label!)
discography entry: https://viola.linneanet.fi/vwebv/holdingsInfo?bibId=1165796 [info]