Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 The Christmas Song
3:16
2 Deck the Halls
1:09
3 Frosty the Snowman
2:21
4 I Saw Three Ships
1:29
5 Buon Natale (Merry Christmas to You)
1:39
6 Adest Fideles (O Come All Ye Faithful)
2:29
7 O Little Town of Bethlehem
2:21
8 The Little Boy That Santa Claus Forgot
2:35
9 O Tannenbaum
3:03
10 The First Noel
1:59
11 The Little Christmas Tree
3:17
12 Hark! The Herald Angels Sing
1:52
13 The Happiest Christmas Tree
1:54
14 Joy to the World
1:27
15 O Holy Night
3:00
16 Caroling, Caroling
2:04
17 A Cradle in Bethlehem
3:27
18 Away in a Manger
2:03
19 God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen
1:29
20 Silent Night
2:09

Credits

CD 1

additional composer:
Lowell Mason (1839) (track 14)
arranger:
Edith Bergdahl (tracks 2, 4, 7, 9, 14–15)
Nat King Cole (track 2)
composer:
George Frideric Handel (German‐British baroque composer) (track 14)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (tracks 2, 4)
Cathy Lynn (track 13)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (1500 – 1600) (track 9)
John Francis Wade (1740 – 1743) (track 6)
Franz Xaver Gruber (1818) (track 20)
Adolphe Adam (1847) (track 15)
Lewis Henry Redner (1868) (track 7)
Mel Tormé (1944) (track 1)
conductor:
Ralph Carmichael (1960) (tracks 2, 4, 6–7, 9, 14–15)
lead vocals:
Nat King Cole (1960) (track 2)
lyricist:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 4)
Cathy Lynn (track 13)
Thomas Oliphant (track 2)
Isaac Watts (hymn writer) (track 14)
John Francis Wade (1740 – 1743) (track 6)
Josef Mohr (1816) (track 20)
Ernst Anschütz (1824) (track 9)
John Sullivan Dwight (1855) (track 15)
Phillips Brooks (1868) (track 7)
Mel Tormé (1944) (track 1)
Robert Wells (songwriter) (1944) (track 1)
producer:
Lee Gillette (tracks 2, 4, 6–7, 9, 14–15)
translator:
John Freeman Young (1859) (track 20)
vocals:
Nat King Cole (1960) (tracks 4, 6–7, 9, 14–15)
publisher:
Sony/ATV Tunes LLC (track 1)
Edwin H. Morris & Co., Inc. (1946 –) (track 1)
part of:
Roud Folk Song Index (number: 700) (track 4)
arrangements:
Adeste Fideles (arr. Willcocks) (track 6)
Deck the Hall (arr. Wilberg) (track 2)
Deck the Hall (arr. Rutter) (track 2)
Deck the Halls (Mannheim Steamroller arrangement) (track 2)
Deck the Halls (Jim Dooley's arrangement) (track 2)
I Saw Three Ships (arr. Willcocks) (track 4)
I Saw Three Ships (for choir and orchestra, arr. Rutter) (track 4)
Joy to the World (John Rutter's arrangement) (track 14)
Joy to the World (Geoff Zanelli's arrangement) (track 14)
Joy to the World (Mannheim Steamroller arrangement) (track 14)
Joy to the World (Our God Reigns) (Sovereign Grace version of Joy to the World) (track 14)
O Come All Ye Faithful (Trans‐Siberian Orchestra arrangement) (track 6)
O Holy Night (Mariah Carey arrangement) (track 15)
O Holy Night (Trans‐Siberian Orchestra arrangement) (track 15)
O Holy Night (catch-all for arrangements) (track 15)
O Little Town of Bethlehem (Mannheim Steamroller arrangement) (track 7)
O Tannenbaum (arr. Parker/Shaw) (track 9)
O Tannenbaum (Vince Guaraldi adaptation) (track 9)
Oh Holy Night (for Sara Stevens) (track 15)
Oh Tannenbaum (Peter White's arrangement) (track 9)
O’ Tannenbaum (Mannheim Steamroller arrangement) (track 9)
Silent Night (arr. Rose) (track 20)
Silent Night (arr. Rutter) (track 20)
Silent Night (Damien Rice song) (track 20)
Silent Night, Holy Night (arranged by Malcolm Sargent) (track 20)
cover recording of:
The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire) (track 1)
has revision:
is based on:
Nos Galan (track 2)
is the basis for:
Boughs of Holly (track 2)
Faith Noel (track 6)
Good King Joy (track 14)
Holy Night (track 20)
Joy to the World (Mariah Carey song, based off both the Christmas carol and the Hoyt Axton/Three Dog Night song) (track 14)
Joy to the World (track 14)
Joy to the World (Peter Cardinali arrangement) (track 14)
O Holy Night (Peter Cardinali arrangement) (track 15)
PDX-mas Carol (tracks 2, 14)
later parody versions:
O Holy Tonight! (track 15)
O Tannebaum (track 9)
Silent Night (track 20)
Silent Night (track 20)
later translated versions:
Ak, eglīte (Latvian version of German "O Tannenbaum") (track 9)
Ak, svētā nakts (track 15)
Joululaulu (Hiljaa leijaa maahan hiutaleet) (track 1)
Jouluyönä (Juhlimaan tulkaa toivon täyttymistä) (track 6)
Jūs, ticīgie, nāciet (Latvian version of Latin "Adeste Fideles" / English "O Come, All Ye Faithful") (track 6)
Līksmi lai skan (Latvian version of English "Joy to the World") (track 14)
Mon beau sapin (track 9)
O Christmas Tree (English version of German "O Tannenbaum") (track 9)
O Come All Ye Faithful (English version of Latin "Adeste Fideles" - Ralph Carmichael arrangement) (track 6)
O Come, All Ye Faithful (English version of Latin "Adeste Fideles") (track 6)
Oi kuusipuu (track 9)
Riemuita saa (translated by V. Arti) (track 14)
Riemuita saa! (translated by Hilkka Norkamo) (track 14)
Tu mazā, klusā Betlēme (Latvian version of "O Little Town of Bethlehem") (track 7)
Wij komen tezamen (katholieke berijming) (track 6)
later versions:
Adeste Fideles (Latin version, Steven Mercurio arrangement) (track 6)
Deck the Halls (track 2)
Duck the Halls (track 2)
Forest Green (lyrics of "O Little Town of Bethlehem" set to a different tune, the traditional carol as sung in the UK and in the Episcopal church in the US) (track 7)
Little Town (Cliff Richard carol -- the traditional words set to new music) (track 7)
O Little Town of Bethlehem (Kenneth Jennings arrangement) (track 7)
O' Little Town of Bethlehem (Bob Dylan arrangement) (track 7)
Oh Tannenbaum (track 9)
Silent Night (Lindner version) (track 20)
Silent Night (Elvis Presley version) (track 20)
recording of:
Deck the Halls (track 2)
I Saw Three Ships (track 4)
Joy to the World (Christmas carol) (track 14)
O Holy Night (track 15)
O Little Town of Bethlehem (traditional carol sung in the US to the tune of "St. Louis", cf. the version commonly sung to the hymn tune "Forest Green" in the UK) (track 7)
O Tannenbaum (original German version) (track 9)
Silent Night (track 20)
Adeste fideles (original latin version) (1960) (track 6)
referred to in medleys:
A Christmas Festival (tracks 2, 14)
Christmas Train (medley) (tracks 2, 14)
Adeste Fideles (Bing Crosby arrangement) (track 6)
Megamix 3 (It Must Be Christmas) (track 1)
Christmas Medley (Bing Crosby version) (tracks 2, 7)
Mix 4 (The Best Xmas Party Ever!) (track 2)
Megamix 2 (It Must Be Christmas) (track 20)
Megamix 4 (It Must Be Christmas) (track 2)
Mix 3 (The Best Xmas Party Ever!) (tracks 1, 20)
Noëls pour cordes (tracks 7, 14, 20)
translated version of:
version of:
Cantique de Noël "Minuit chrétiens" (French original of "O Holy Night") (track 15)
St. Louis (track 7)

Release

ASIN: UK: B000V07L4W [info]