The Christmas Collection

~ Release by Il Divo (see all versions of this release, 6 available)

Tracklist

CD 1
#TitleRatingLength
1O Holy Night
engineer:
Chris Laws (engineer, keyboardist & songwriter), Mike Ross‐Trevor (engineer), Daniel Martin Pursey (engineer) and Ren Swan
producer:
Steve Mac (British pop producer/songwriter Steve McCutcheon)
choir vocals arranger:
Dave Arch (pianist, conductor, arranger and composer)
orchestrator:
Dave Arch (pianist, conductor, arranger and composer)
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
Simco Limited (not for release label use, for copyright/licensor use only) (in 2005)
produced for:
Rokstone Productions
recorded at:
Rokstone Studios in London (Greater London, which includes the City of London), England, United Kingdom and Whitfield Street Studios (operating under this name only since 2004, see annotation for history) in London (Greater London, which includes the City of London), England, United Kingdom
recording of:
O Holy Night
lyricist:
John Sullivan Dwight (in 1855)
composer:
Adolphe Adam (composer) (in 1847)
translated version of:
Cantique de Noël “Minuit chrétiens” (French original of “O Holy Night”)
4:01
2White Christmas
miscellaneous support:
Chris Laws (engineer, keyboardist & songwriter) (task: Protools)
programming:
Chris Laws (engineer, keyboardist & songwriter)
engineer:
Chris Laws (engineer, keyboardist & songwriter) and Daniel Martin Pursey (engineer)
producer:
Steve Mac (British pop producer/songwriter Steve McCutcheon)
mixer:
Ren Swan
orchestrator:
Dave Arch (pianist, conductor, arranger and composer)
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
Simco Limited (not for release label use, for copyright/licensor use only) (in 2005)
recorded at and mixed at:
Rokstone Studios in London (Greater London, which includes the City of London), England, United Kingdom
cover recording of:
White Christmas
lyricist and composer:
Irving Berlin (from 1938 until 1940)
publisher:
Copyright Control (not for release label use! this is only for copyrights and publishing relationships), Irving Berlin Music Corp., Irving Berlin Music Ltd., Warner/Chappell Music Ltd. (1996–2019), Williamson Music Company, シンコーミュージック・エンタテイメント, ユニバーサル・ミュージック・パブリッシング Synch事業部 and Irving Berlin Music Company (from 1940 to present)
part of:
Academy Award for Best Original Song (number: 15)
3:51
3Ave Maria
miscellaneous support:
Chris Laws (engineer, keyboardist & songwriter) (task: Protools)
programming:
Chris Laws (engineer, keyboardist & songwriter)
engineer:
Chris Laws (engineer, keyboardist & songwriter) and Daniel Martin Pursey (engineer)
producer:
Steve Mac (British pop producer/songwriter Steve McCutcheon)
mixer:
Ren Swan
orchestrator:
Dave Arch (pianist, conductor, arranger and composer)
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
Simco Limited (not for release label use, for copyright/licensor use only) (in 2005)
recorded at and mixed at:
Rokstone Studios in London (Greater London, which includes the City of London), England, United Kingdom
recording of:
Ellens Gesang III, op. 52 no. 6, D. 839 “Ave Maria” (Schubert's song, not the Bach/Gounod work; original for voice and piano)
lyricist:
Sir Walter Scott (19th-century Scottish author)
composer:
Franz Schubert (composer) (in 1825)
translator:
Adam Storck
part of:
Franz Schubert, thematisches Verzeichnis seiner Werke in chronologischer Folge (number: D. 839)
4:53
4When a Child Is Born
miscellaneous support:
Chris Laws (engineer, keyboardist & songwriter) (task: Protools)
programming:
Chris Laws (engineer, keyboardist & songwriter)
engineer:
Chris Laws (engineer, keyboardist & songwriter) and Daniel Martin Pursey (engineer)
producer:
Steve Mac (British pop producer/songwriter Steve McCutcheon)
mixer:
Ren Swan
orchestrator:
Dave Arch (pianist, conductor, arranger and composer)
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
Simco Limited (not for release label use, for copyright/licensor use only) (in 2005)
recorded at and mixed at:
Rokstone Studios in London (Greater London, which includes the City of London), England, United Kingdom
cover recording of:
When a Child Is Born
lyricist:
Fred Jay
composer:
Zacar
publisher:
Ardmore & Beechwood Music Ltd., Ardmore and Beechwood Ltd. and Beechwood Music Corp.
3:00
5Adeste fideles (O Come All Ye Faithful)
miscellaneous support:
Chris Laws (engineer, keyboardist & songwriter) (task: Protools)
programming:
Chris Laws (engineer, keyboardist & songwriter)
engineer:
Chris Laws (engineer, keyboardist & songwriter) and Daniel Martin Pursey (engineer)
producer:
Steve Mac (British pop producer/songwriter Steve McCutcheon)
mixer:
Ren Swan
orchestrator:
Dave Arch (pianist, conductor, arranger and composer)
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
Simco Limited (not for release label use, for copyright/licensor use only) (in 2005)
recorded at and mixed at:
Rokstone Studios in London (Greater London, which includes the City of London), England, United Kingdom
recording of:
Adeste fideles (original latin version)
lyricist and composer:
John Francis Wade (from 1740 until 1743)
3:49
6Over the Rainbow
miscellaneous support:
Chris Laws (engineer, keyboardist & songwriter) (task: Protools)
programming:
Chris Laws (engineer, keyboardist & songwriter)
engineer:
Chris Laws (engineer, keyboardist & songwriter) and Daniel Martin Pursey (engineer)
producer:
Steve Mac (British pop producer/songwriter Steve McCutcheon)
mixer:
Ren Swan
orchestrator:
Dave Arch (pianist, conductor, arranger and composer)
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
Simco Limited (not for release label use, for copyright/licensor use only) (in 2005)
recorded at and mixed at:
Rokstone Studios in London (Greater London, which includes the City of London), England, United Kingdom
cover recording of:
Over the Rainbow (The Wizard of Oz)
publisher:
Swan's Wing Press (music of Daniel Powers)
lyricist:
Yip Harburg (in 1938)
composer:
Harold Arlen (in 1938)
premiered by:
Judy Garland (in 1939)
publisher:
EMI Feist Catalog Inc., EMI Music (do not use as release label! this is a music publisher), EMI Music Publishing (S.E. Asia) Ltd., Taiwan, EMI Partnership Ltd., EMI United Partnership Ltd., Leo Feist Music, Robbins Music Corp. Ltd., United Partnership Ltd., Warner/Chappell, フジパシフィック音楽出版 SBK事業部 (until 2014-12-31), ヤマハミュージックパブリッシング (until 2017-03-31), フジパシフィックミュージック SBK事業部 (from 2015-01-01 to present) and 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) (from 2017-04-01 to present)
part of:
Academy Award for Best Original Song (number: 12)
part of:
The Wizard of Oz (1942 Arlen/Harburg musical)
part of:
The Wizard of Oz (1939 film soundtrack)
4:04
7Panis angelicus
miscellaneous support:
Chris Laws (engineer, keyboardist & songwriter) (task: Protools)
programming:
Chris Laws (engineer, keyboardist & songwriter)
engineer:
Chris Laws (engineer, keyboardist & songwriter) and Daniel Martin Pursey (engineer)
producer:
Steve Mac (British pop producer/songwriter Steve McCutcheon)
mixer:
Ren Swan
orchestrator:
Dave Arch (pianist, conductor, arranger and composer)
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
Simco Limited (not for release label use, for copyright/licensor use only) (in 2005)
recorded at and mixed at:
Rokstone Studios in London (Greater London, which includes the City of London), England, United Kingdom
recording of:
Messe solennelle en la majeur, op. 12 : V. Panis Angelicus
lyricist:
St. Thomas Aquinas
composer:
César Franck (Belgian-born French composer) (in 1860)
part of:
Messe solennelle en la majeur, op. 12
3:46
8Rejoice
miscellaneous support:
Chris Laws (engineer, keyboardist & songwriter) (task: Protools)
programming:
Chris Laws (engineer, keyboardist & songwriter)
engineer:
Chris Laws (engineer, keyboardist & songwriter) and Daniel Martin Pursey (engineer)
producer:
Steve Mac (British pop producer/songwriter Steve McCutcheon)
mixer:
Ren Swan
orchestrator:
Dave Arch (pianist, conductor, arranger and composer)
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
Simco Limited (not for release label use, for copyright/licensor use only) (in 2005)
recorded at and mixed at:
Rokstone Studios in London (Greater London, which includes the City of London), England, United Kingdom
recording of:
Rejoice (Il Divo song)
writer:
Wayne Hector and Steve McCutcheon (British pop producer/songwriter Steve McCutcheon)
publisher:
Rokstone Music Ltd., Songs of Windswept Pacific and Sony/ATV Music Publishing, LLC (1995-2020)
3:10
9Silent Night
miscellaneous support:
Chris Laws (engineer, keyboardist & songwriter) (task: Protools)
programming:
Chris Laws (engineer, keyboardist & songwriter)
engineer:
Chris Laws (engineer, keyboardist & songwriter) and Daniel Martin Pursey (engineer)
producer:
Steve Mac (British pop producer/songwriter Steve McCutcheon)
mixer:
Ren Swan
orchestrator:
Dave Arch (pianist, conductor, arranger and composer)
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
Simco Limited (not for release label use, for copyright/licensor use only) (in 2005)
recorded at and mixed at:
Rokstone Studios in London (Greater London, which includes the City of London), England, United Kingdom
recording of:
Silent Night (Christmas carol, English translation)
lyricist:
Josef Mohr (in 1816)
composer:
Franz Xaver Gruber (in 1818)
translator:
John Freeman Young (in 1859)
translated version of:
Stille Nacht, heilige Nacht
3:35
10The Lord's Prayer
miscellaneous support:
Chris Laws (engineer, keyboardist & songwriter) (task: Protools)
programming:
Chris Laws (engineer, keyboardist & songwriter)
engineer:
Chris Laws (engineer, keyboardist & songwriter) and Daniel Martin Pursey (engineer)
producer:
Steve Mac (British pop producer/songwriter Steve McCutcheon)
mixer:
Ren Swan
orchestrator:
Dave Arch (pianist, conductor, arranger and composer)
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
Simco Limited (not for release label use, for copyright/licensor use only) (in 2005)
recorded at and mixed at:
Rokstone Studios in London (Greater London, which includes the City of London), England, United Kingdom
recording of:
The Lord’s Prayer
lyricist:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist)
composer:
Albert Hay Malotte (composer) (in 1935)
2:53

Credits

Release

photography:Walter Chin
legal representation:Peter Rudge
mastering:Vlado Meller
design:Joanne Morris (designer)
manufactured by and distributed by:Columbia Records (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Music Entertainment, only use for manufacturing/distribution and copyright holding)
copyrighted (©) by:Sony BMG Music Entertainment (Aug 5, 2004 - Oct 1, 2008) (in 2005)
licensed to:Sony BMG Music Entertainment (UK) Ltd. (not for release label use! UK subsidiary of Sony BMG Music Entertainment)
mastered at:Sony Music Studios (NYC, closed 2007) in Hell's Kitchen, New York, New York, United States
ASIN:US: B000B5QWLU [info]

Release Group

included in:Il Divo Gift Pack
Wikidata:Q2525712 [info]