Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Deck the Halls
4:01
2 We Three Kings
3:49
3 Silent Night
5:18
4 Toccata
4:39
5 Traditions of Christmas
3:40
6 God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen
4:29
7 Christmas Lullaby
4:10
8 Pass the Keg (Lia)
2:37
9 Catching Snowflakes on Your Tongue
4:12
10 Greensleeves
4:11
11 Faeries
2:36
12 Four Rows of Jacks
3:13
13 O’ Little Town of Bethlehem
3:57
14 Joy to the World
3:43
15 Chocolate Fudge
2:57
16 Leonardo
3:27
17 Carol of the Bells
4:14
18 Auld Lang Syne
3:52

Credits

CD 1

violin:
Becky Kia (2014-12-21 – 2014-12-22) (tracks 1–18)
violin [violin 1]:
Donna Carnes (2014-12-21 – 2014-12-22) (tracks 1–18)
Kiska Schramm (2014-12-21 – 2014-12-22) (tracks 1–18)
violin [violin 2]:
Christine Brown (strings) (2014-12-21 – 2014-12-22) (tracks 1–18)
Melissa Holtmeier (2014-12-21 – 2014-12-22) (tracks 1–18)
cello:
Anna Speed (2014-12-21 – 2014-12-22) (tracks 1–18)
bass guitar:
Ron Cooley (2014-12-21 – 2014-12-22) (tracks 1–18)
oboe:
Bobby Jenkins (2014-12-21 – 2014-12-22) (tracks 1–18)
trumpet:
Michael Thompson (US trumpeter) (2014-12-21 – 2014-12-22) (tracks 1–18)
English horn:
Bobby Jenkins (2014-12-21 – 2014-12-22) (tracks 1–18)
viola:
Molly Moriarty (2014-12-21 – 2014-12-22) (tracks 1–18)
drums:
Logan Penington (2014-12-21 – 2014-12-22) (tracks 1–18)
recorder:
Roxanne Layton (2014-12-21 – 2014-12-22) (tracks 1–18)
classical guitar:
Ron Cooley (2014-12-21 – 2014-12-22) (tracks 1–18)
synthesizer:
Curtis McKonly (2014-12-21 – 2014-12-22) (tracks 1–18)
percussion:
Roxanne Layton (2014-12-21 – 2014-12-22) (tracks 1–18)
keyboard:
Bobby Kunkle (2014-12-21 – 2014-12-22) (tracks 1–18)
harpsichord:
Curtis McKonly (2014-12-21 – 2014-12-22) (tracks 1–18)
French horn:
Steven Cohen (hornist) (2014-12-21 – 2014-12-22) (tracks 1–18)
additional composer:
Lowell Mason (1839) (track 14)
arranger:
Chip Davis (founder of Mannheim Steamroller) (tracks 1–2, 6, 10–11, 13–14, 18)
assistant mixer:
Dave Cwirko (tracks 1–18)
choir vocals:
The University of Michigan Men’s Glee Club (2014-12-21 – 2014-12-22) (track 18)
composer:
Franz Xaver Gruber (track 3)
George Frideric Handel (German‐British baroque composer) (track 14)
John Henry Hopkins, Jr. (composer, “We Three Kings”) (track 2)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (tracks 1, 6, 10, 18)
Chip Davis (founder of Mannheim Steamroller) (tracks 4–5, 7–9, 12, 15–16)
Lewis Henry Redner (1868) (track 13)
conductor:
Becky Kia (2014-12-21 – 2014-12-22) (tracks 1–18)
lyricist:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 10)
Chip Davis (founder of Mannheim Steamroller) (tracks 5, 7, 9, 12, 16)
Josef Mohr (track 3)
Peter J. Wilhousky (track 17)
Robert Burns (18th century Scottish poet/lyricist) (1788) (track 18)
mixer:
Brian Ackley (tracks 1–18)
recorded by:
Tim Powell (Engineer) (tracks 1–18)
vocals:
Chip Davis (founder of Mannheim Steamroller) (2014-12-21 – 2014-12-22) (track 3)
Elyse Davis (2014-12-21 – 2014-12-22) (tracks 3, 10)
Kelly Davis (Mannheim Steamroller vocalist, daughter of founder Chip Davis) (2014-12-21 – 2014-12-22) (track 3)
publisher:
Dots & Lines Ink (tracks 1–2, 4–16, 18)
recorded at:
Hill Auditorium (University of Michigan) in Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States (track 18)
Orpheum Theater in Omaha, Nebraska, United States (2014-12-21 – 2014-12-22) (tracks 1–18)
arrangement of:
Auld Lang Syne (track 18)
Deck the Halls (track 1)
Greensleeves (track 10)
Joy to the World (Christmas carol) (track 14)
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 13)
We Three Kings (track 2)
arrangements:
Carol of the Bells (Jim Dooley's arrangement) (track 17)
Ring Christmas Bells (for Sara Stevens) (track 17)
Silent Night (arr. Rose) (track 3)
Silent Night (Mariah Carey arrangement) (track 3)
has revision:
later parody versions:
Silent Night (track 3)
Silent Night (track 3)
later versions:
Carol of the Bells (Nox Arcana version) (track 17)
Silent Night (Lindner version) (track 3)
Silent Night (Elvis Presley version) (track 3)
live recording of:
Auld Lang Syne (Mannheim Steamroller arrangement) (2014-12-21 – 2014-12-22) (track 18)
Carol of the Bells (2014-12-21 – 2014-12-22) (track 17)
Catching Snowflakes on Your Tongue (2014-12-21 – 2014-12-22) (track 9)
Chocolate Fudge (2014-12-21 – 2014-12-22) (track 15)
Christmas Lullaby (2014-12-21 – 2014-12-22) (track 7)
Deck the Halls (Mannheim Steamroller arrangement) (2014-12-21 – 2014-12-22) (track 1)
Faeries (2014-12-21 – 2014-12-22) (track 11)
Four Rows of Jacks (2014-12-21 – 2014-12-22) (track 12)
God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen (Mannheim Steamroller arrangement) (2014-12-21 – 2014-12-22) (track 6)
Greensleeves (Mannheim Steamroller arrangement) (2014-12-21 – 2014-12-22) (track 10)
Joy to the World (Mannheim Steamroller arrangement) (2014-12-21 – 2014-12-22) (track 14)
Leonardo (2014-12-21 – 2014-12-22) (track 16)
O Little Town of Bethlehem (Mannheim Steamroller arrangement) (2014-12-21 – 2014-12-22) (track 13)
Pass the Keg (Lia) (2014-12-21 – 2014-12-22) (track 8)
Silent Night (2014-12-21 – 2014-12-22) (track 3)
Toccata (Mannheim Steamroller arrangement) (2014-12-21 – 2014-12-22) (track 4)
Traditions of Christmas (2014-12-21 – 2014-12-22) (track 5)
We Three Kings (Mannheim Steamroller arrangement) (2014-12-21 – 2014-12-22) (track 2)
referred to in medleys:
Noëls pour cordes (track 3)
translated version of:
version of:
Shchedryk (track 17)

Release

printed in: United States
design/illustration: Chip Davis (founder of Mannheim Steamroller)
James Taylor (cover designer?)
graphic design: Jeanne Johnson (graphic designer?)
photography: Sara Hoffman
copyrighted by: Dots & Lines Ink (1975)
Dots & Lines Ink (1979)
Dots & Lines Ink (1981)
Dots & Lines Ink (1984)
Dots & Lines Ink (1988)
Dots & Lines Ink (1995)
Dots & Lines Ink (2000)
Dots & Lines Ink (2001)
Dots & Lines Ink (2007)
Dots & Lines Ink (2014)
American Gramaphone, LLC (holder of the American Gramaphone imprint - file no releases here!) (2015)
manufactured by: American Gramaphone, LLC (holder of the American Gramaphone imprint - file no releases here!)
phonographic copyright by: American Gramaphone, LLC (holder of the American Gramaphone imprint - file no releases here!) (2015)
ASIN: US: B0154ZT3NA [info]
purchase for mail-order: http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/live-mannheim-steamroller/28998215 [info]