Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 The Best Side of Life
Sarah Connor 3:49
2 Wonderful Dream (Holidays Are Coming)
Melanie Thornton 3:52
3 Do They Know It’s Christmas
Band Aid 3:50
4 Driving Home for Christmas
Chris Rea 4.35 3:58
5 Christmas Without You
OneRepublic 3:17
6 Christmas Could Have Been Good
Mando Diao 4:10
7 Merry Christmas
Bryan Adams 2:33
8 December Song (I Dreamed of Christmas)
George Michael 3:34
9 Fairy Tale of New York
Ronan Keating & Moya Brennan 4:41
10 All I Want for Christmas Is You
Justin Bieber & Mariah Carey 4:02
11 Step Into Christmas
Elton John 2.65 4:28
12 Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!
Ella Fitzgerald 2:44
13 Little Drummer Boy
The Jackson 5 3:12
14 Silent Night
Boyz II Men 2:34
15 Someday at Christmas
Stevie Wonder 2:49
16 Little Christmas Tree
Michael Jackson 3:39
17 Merry Xmas Everybody
Slade 3:26
18 Last Christmas
The BossHoss 3:31
19 Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree
Brenda Lee 2:04
20 Jingle Bells
Smokey Robinson & The Miracles 2:47
21 Happy New Year
ABBA 4:26
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 White Christmas
Bing Crosby 4 3:04
2 Let It Snow
Jamie Cullum 2:17
3 Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
André Rieu 2:09
4 A Holly Jolly Christmas
Burl Ives 2:13
5 Santa Claus Is Coming to Town
The Jackson 5 2:22
6 Joy to the World
The Supremes 2:08
7 God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen
Smokey Robinson & The Miracles 3:06
8 I Want to Come Home for Christmas
Marvin Gaye 3:23
9 The Mistletoe and Me
Isaac Hayes 3:57
10 Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
Judy Garland 2:42
11 The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire)
Mel Tormé 2:44
12 Christmas Eve
Billy Eckstine 3:03
13 Winter Melody
Donna Summer 6:30
14 Winter World of Love
Engelbert Humperdinck 3:19
15 Baby’s First Christmas
Connie Francis 2:27
16 I’ll Be Home for Christmas
The Platters 2:38
17 The Perfect Year
Dina Carroll 3:45
18 A Winter’s Tale
David Essex 1 4:10
19 Merry Christmas Baby
James Brown 3:54
20 Frosty the Snowman
The Jackson 5 2:39
21 Santa Baby
Pussycat Dolls 2:59
CD 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Angels From the Realms of Glory
Annie Lennox 3:59
2 We Wish You a Merry Christmas / Joy to the World
Till Brönner 2:01
3 Christmas Medley: Jingle Bells Rock / Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow / It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year
Il volo 3:40
4 Oh du Fröhliche
Reinhard Kammler 2:51
5 Ich steh an deiner Krippe hier (59. Choral)
James Last 4:16
6 Once in Royal David’s City
Choir of King’s College, Cambridge 5:30
7 Messiah, HWV 56: Symphony, Part 1
Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Chorus, Academy of St Martin in the Fields & Sir Neville Marriner 2:58
8 Messiah, HWV 56: Chorus “For Unto Us a Child Is Born”, Part 1
Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Chorus, Academy of St Martin in the Fields & Sir Neville Marriner 3:48
9 Hark the Herald Angels Sing
Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Chorus, Academy of St Martin in the Fields & Sir Neville Marriner ?:??
10 Concerto grosso in G minor, op. 8, no. 6 “Christmas Concerto”: Grave - Vivace - Adagio attacca
Emil Maas ?:??
11 Concerto grosso in G minor, op. 8, no. 6 “Christmas Concerto”: Largo attacca
Emil Maas ?:??
12 Concerto grosso in G minor, op. 8, no. 6 “Christmas Concerto”: Vivace attacca(original version)
Emil Maas ?:??
13 Concerto grosso in G minor, op. 8, no. 6 “Christmas Concerto”: Pastorale. Largo attacca
Emil Maas ?:??
14 The Nutcracker op. 71: Overture
Orchestre symphonique de Montréal, Charles Dutoit 3:13
15 The Nutcracker op. 71: March (original version)
Orchestre symphonique de Montréal, Charles Dutoit 2:16
16 Swan Lake, op. 20, Suite: 1. Scene - Swan Theme
Leon Spierer, Eberhard Finke, Berliner Philharmoniker & Мстислав Ростропович 3:02
17 The Nutcracker op. 71a: Dance of the Reed-Pipes
Orchestre symphonique de Montréal, Charles Dutoit 2:18
18 The Nutcracker op. 71a: Waltz of the Flowers
Orchestre symphonique de Montréal, Charles Dutoit 6:56
19 The Nutcracker op. 71a: Dance of the Sugar-Plum Fairy
Orchestre symphonique de Montréal, Charles Dutoit 1:46
20 Les Contes d’Hoffmann: Entr’acte (Barcarolle)
Göteborgs Symfoniker, Neeme Järvi 4:33
21 Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben, Cantata BWV 147: Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring (Arr. Guillermo Figueroa)
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra 3:20
22 The First Nowell
Choir of King’s College, Cambridge, David Briggs & Stephen Cleobury 4:56

Credits

CD 1

acoustic guitar:
Björn Ulvaeus (track 21)
bass guitar:
Rutger Gunnarsson (track 21)
membranophone:
Ola Brunkert (track 21)
guitar:
Janne Schaffer (track 21)
keyboard and synthesizer:
Benny Andersson (ABBA) (track 21)
additional producer:
Scottie R. (of Non-Stop Music) (track 4)
arranger:
Benny Andersson (ABBA) (track 21)
Chris Rea (track 4)
Björn Ulvaeus (track 21)
Kiadan K.Q. Quinn (track 4)
background vocals:
Anni-Frid Lyngstad (track 21)
composer:
Elton John (track 11)
Johnny Marks (American songwriter) (track 19)
Chris Rea (track 4)
engineer:
Neil Amor (track 4)
Michael B. Tretow (track 21)
lead vocals:
Elton John (track 11)
Agnetha Fältskog (track 21)
lyricist:
Johnny Marks (American songwriter) (track 19)
Chris Rea (track 4)
Bernie Taupin (track 11)
performer:
Stevie Wonder (track 15)
producer:
Benny Andersson (ABBA) (track 21)
Jon Kelly (track 4)
Chris Rea (track 4)
Björn Ulvaeus (track 21)
Kiadan K.Q. Quinn (track 4)
remixer:
Scottie R. (of Non-Stop Music) (track 4)
writer:
Walter Afanasieff (track 10)
Benny Andersson (ABBA) (track 21)
Mariah Carey (track 10)
Noddy Holder (track 17)
Jim Lea (track 17)
Ron Miller (Motown songwriter Ronald Norman Miller) (track 15)
Björn Ulvaeus (track 21)
Bryan Wells (track 15)
phonographic copyright by:
Polar Music International AB (1980) (track 21)
Magnet Records Ltd. (1999) (track 4)
Magnet Records Ltd. (2002) (track 4)
publisher:
Chappell Music Ltd. (track 19)
Magnet Music Ltd. (track 4)
Rye Songs (track 10)
Sony Songs Inc. (track 10)
Sony Tunes, Inc. (track 10)
Universal/MCA Music Ltd. (not for release label use!) (track 10)
Wallyworld Music (track 10)
Artwork Music Co., Inc. (1980 – ????) (track 21)
Countless Songs, Ltd. (1980 – ????) (track 21)
mixed at:
recorded at:
later translated parody versions:
later translated versions:
Felicidad (Spanish version of Happy New Year) (track 21)
Mijn nummer eén (track 10)
later versions:
recording of:
Happy New Year (track 21)
Step Into Christmas (track 11)
referred to in medleys:
Mix 1 (The Best Xmas Party Ever!) (tracks 11, 17, 19)
Megamix 1 (It Must Be Christmas) (tracks 17, 19)

CD 2

arranger:
Ralph Carmichael (track 7)
choir vocals:
Ken Darby Singers (track 1)
composer:
Mike Batt (track 18)
Andrew Lloyd Webber (English composer and impresario of musical theatre) (track 17)
Johnny Marks (American songwriter) (track 4)
Hugh Martin (track 10)
Les Reed (track 14)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 7)
Isaac Hayes (track 9)
J. Fred Coots (1932) (track 5)
Irving Berlin (1938 – 1940) (track 1)
lead vocals:
David Essex (track 18)
Bing Crosby (track 1)
lyricist:
Johnny Marks (American songwriter) (track 4)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 7)
Don Black (English lyricist) (track 17)
Ralph Blane (track 10)
Christopher Hampton (track 17)
Isaac Hayes (track 9)
Barry Mason (English songwriter) (track 14)
Tim Rice (track 18)
Haven Gillespie (1932) (track 5)
Irving Berlin (1938 – 1940) (track 1)
orchestra:
producer:
Mike Batt (track 18)
David Essex (track 18)
vocals:
Dina Carroll (track 17)
writer:
Lou Baxter (track 19)
Pete Bellotte (track 13)
Joan Javits (track 21)
Johnny Moore (blues musician, Three Blazers) (track 19)
Giorgio Moroder (track 13)
Anthony Springer (track 21)
Philip Springer (track 21)
Donna Summer (soul/disco diva) (track 13)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 7)
phonographic copyright by:
HNH International Ltd. (not for release label use!) (track 1)
Fantasy, Inc. (not for release label use!) (1970) (track 9)
Geffen Records, Inc. (1970) (track 1)
Motown Record Corporation (1970) (track 5)
Mercury Records Ltd. (not for release label use!) (1982) (track 18)
A&M Records, Inc. (1993) (track 17)
Geffen Records (2010) (track 1)
publisher:
Copyright Control (not for release label use! this is only for copyrights and publishing relationships) (track 1)
EMI Feist Catalog Inc. (tracks 5, 10)
EMI Music Publishing Ltd. (tracks 5, 10)
Leo Feist, Inc. (track 5)
Phonogram (track 18)
Really Useful Group (track 17)
TM Music Ltd. (track 21)
Tamir Music (track 21)
The Really Useful Group Ltd. (not for release label use!) (track 17)
Universal Music Publishing Ltd. (UK subsidiary of Universal Music Publishing Group) (track 18)
Warner/Chappell Music Ltd. (1996–present) (track 1)
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)
Irving Berlin Music Company (1940 –) (track 1)
part of:
Roud Folk Song Index (number: 394) (track 7)
arrangements:
Deadly Gentlemen (track 7)
God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen (Trans‐Siberian Orchestra arrangement) (track 7)
God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen (Mariah Carey arrangement) (track 7)
God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen (Mannheim Steamroller arrangement) (track 7)
God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen (arr. Willcocks) (track 7)
God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen (arr. Geoffrey Keating) (track 7)
God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen (Willan arrangement) (track 7)
Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas (arr. Peter Knight) (track 10)
cover recording of:
Santa Baby (track 21)
White Christmas (1947-03-19) (track 1)
is the basis for:
A Star to Follow (track 7)
PDX-mas Carol (track 7)
Take a Break Guys (track 7)
later parody versions:
later translated parody versions:
later translated versions:
Rap jul (track 1)
Santa Klauss nāk (track 5)
Valkea joulu (track 1)
later versions:
God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen (Nox Arcana arrangement) (track 7)
Nikolaus-Lied (track 5)
Weiße Weihnacht (track 1)
part of:
Meet Me in St. Louis (1944 film) (track 10)
Sunset Boulevard (Andrew Lloyd Webber musical) (track 17)
recording of:
A Winter’s Tale (track 18)
The Perfect Year (track 17)
Winter Melody (track 13)
referred to in medleys:
Holiday Cheer (track 10)
Mix 2 (The Best Xmas Party Ever!) (track 5)
Mix 3 (The Best Xmas Party Ever!) (track 10)
Mix 4 (The Best Xmas Party Ever!) (tracks 1, 7)
Megamix 4 (It Must Be Christmas) (track 7)
Megamix 3 (It Must Be Christmas) (track 5)
Noëls pour cordes (track 7)
Megamix 1 (It Must Be Christmas) (track 5)

CD 3

violin:
Leon Spierer (track 16)
Thomas Brandis (1970-08-19 – 1970-08-23) (track 10)
Emil Maas (1970-08-19 – 1970-08-23) (track 10)
cello:
Eberhard Finke (track 16)
Ottomar Borwitzky (1970-08-19 – 1970-08-23) (track 10)
harpsichord:
Waldemar Döling (1970-08-19 – 1970-08-23) (track 10)
Wolfgang Meyer (organist, harpsichordist) (1970-08-19 – 1970-08-23) (track 10)
arranger:
Lucien Cailliet (track 21)
Guillermo Figueroa (track 21)
balance engineer:
Andreas Neubronner (engineer/producer) (track 21)
Günter Hermanns (producer/engineer) (1970-08-19 – 1970-08-23) (track 10)
composer:
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (track 21)
Jacques Offenbach (track 20)
Giuseppe Torelli (track 10)
Пётр Ильич Чайковский (Tchaikovsky - Russian romantic composer) (1876) (track 16)
conductor:
Neeme Järvi (track 20)
Herbert von Karajan (1970-08-19 – 1970-08-23) (track 10)
executive producer:
Dr. Steven Paul (Classical arranger/producer for Deutsche Grammophon) (track 21)
orchestra:
Berliner Philharmoniker (1970-08-19 – 1970-08-23) (track 10)
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra (US orchestra) (1989-04) (track 21)
producer:
Wolf Erichson (engineer/producer) (track 21)
Hans Weber (producer/engineer) (track 10)
recorded at:
Französische Kirche (St. Moritz) in St. Moritz, Graubünden, Switzerland (1970-08-19 – 1970-08-23) (track 10)
Performing Arts Center (Purchase College) in Purchase, Harrison, New York, United States (1989-04) (track 21)
arrangement of:
arrangements:
Cosmic Chorale (track 21)
is the basis for:
Güzel Sevda Bahçesi Gül Bizim Mestimize (Based on Les contes d'Hoffmann: Barcarolle) (track 20)
(track 20)
神様 見てよ (track 21)
part of:
The Swan Lake (suite from the ballet), op. 20a (Version A - 6 movements) (track 16)
The Swan Lake (suite from the ballet), op. 20a (Version B - 8 movements) (track 16)
recording of:
Kantate, BWV 147 "Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben": Teil II, X. Choral "Jesus bleibet meine Freude" (Jesu, Joy of Mans Desiring; catch-all for arrangements) (track 21)
Les Contes d'Hoffmann: Barcarolle (catch-all for arrangements) (track 20)
referred to in medleys:

Release

performer: Waldemar Döling
Jia Lim
ASIN: DE: B009DBKK0C [info]

Release Group

part of: RTL Weihnachten (number: 2012)