Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Oh du fröhliche 4:43
2 Lasst uns froh und munter sein 3:23
3 Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland 5:30
4 Es ist ein Ros entsprungen 6:01
5 Bells of Salvation 1:24
6 Maria durch ein Dornwald ging 4:14
7 Macht hoch die Tür: Erwartung 4:18
8 Macht hoch die Tür: Macht hoch die Tür 3:15
9 Macht hoch die Tür: Epiphanias 3:43
10 Winter Wonderland 4:11
11 Oh Little Town of Bethlehem 4:59
12 Entre le boeuf et l’ane gris 4:39
13 Abendsegen (from »Hänsel & Gretel«) 5:07
14 Antiochia Suite 6:52
15 La Virgen se está peinando 4:26
16 The Way You Look Tonight 7:38
17 Epilog 1:13

Credits

CD 1

additional percussion [oriental percussion]:
Max Klaas (track 12)
arranger:
Mulo Francel (tracks 1–4, 6, 10–12)
Andreas Hinterseher (tracks 7–9, 15)
Chris Gall (track 16)
David Gazarov (track 13)
Peter Hinderthür (tracks 4, 6, 11–12)
Joachim Schmeisser (track 13)
composer:
Felix Bernard (track 10)
Mulo Francel (tracks 5, 14)
Andreas Hinterseher (tracks 14, 17)
[anonymous] (Special Purpose Artist) (tracks 3–4)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (tracks 1, 6–9, 12, 15)
Lewis Henry Redner (1868) (track 11)
Engelbert Humperdinck (German composer) (1891 – 1892) (track 13)
Jerome Kern (1936) (track 16)
librettist:
Adelheid Wette (German lyricist) (track 13)
lyricist:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (tracks 6, 12)
Martin Luther (German theologian of the Reformation) (track 3)
Richard B. Smith (wrote lyrics to "Winter Wonderland") (track 10)
Georg Weissel (17th century hymn writer) (tracks 7–9)
Phillips Brooks (1868) (track 11)
Dorothy Fields (US Tin Pan Alley librettist and lyricist) (1936) (track 16)
mixer:
Philipp Winter (tracks 1–17)
publisher:
recording engineer:
Georg Obermayer (producer/engineer) (tracks 1–17)
Philipp Winter (tracks 1–17)
writer:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 2)
phonographic copyright by:
Fine Music (2016) (tracks 1–17)
publisher:
Aldi Music Company (track 16)
Chappell Music Ltd. (track 16)
Dreiklang/Dreimasken (tracks 1, 4)
EMI Music (do not use as release label! this is a music publisher) (track 10)
Redwood Music Ltd. (Carlin) (track 10)
Universal PolyGram International Publishing, Inc. (existed only since ca. 1998) (track 16)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (track 10)
mixed at:
Dorian Gray Studios in Munich, Bayern, Germany (tracks 1–17)
recorded at:
Bavaria Musikstudios in Munich, Bayern, Germany (2016-05) (tracks 1–17)
arrangements:
Es ist ein Ros entsprungen (Praetorius’ harmonisation) (track 4)
Maria durch ein Dornwald ging (arr. Wolters) (track 6)
Maria durch ein Dornwald ging (arr. Hamilton) (track 6)
O Little Town of Bethlehem (Mannheim Steamroller arrangement) (track 11)
O Little Town of Bethlehem (Culloton arrangement) (track 11)
O Little Town of Bethlehem (arr. Ralph Vaughan Williams) (track 11)
O du fröhliche (arr. Langford) (track 1)
O du fröhliche (Hermann Riedel’s arrangement for choir SATB) (track 1)
instrumental cover recording of:
Winter Wonderland (track 10)
instrumental recording of:
Entre le bœuf et l’âne gris (French Christmas carol) (track 12)
Es ist ein Ros entsprungen (original anonymous version) (track 4)
Macht hoch die Tür (tracks 7–9)
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 11)
O du fröhliche (German version of "O Sanctissima") (track 1)
The Way You Look Tonight (Swing Time) (track 16)
is based on:
is the basis for:
A Spotless Rose (track 4)
Evening Prayer (english setting of "Abends, will ich schlafen gehn" (Abendsegen) from "Hänsel und Gretel") (track 13)
Joy Joy!! (track 12)
later parody versions:
O du konkrede (track 1)
later translated versions:
Ak tu priecīga (Latvian version of German "Oh du fröhliche" / Latin "O Sanctissima") (track 1)
Talven ihmemaa (track 10)
Tu mazā, klusā Betlēme (Latvian version of "O Little Town of Bethlehem") (track 11)
Winter Wonderland (track 10)
ウィンターワンダーランド (Japanese version of “Winter Wonderland”) (track 10)
later versions:
Es ist ein Ros' entsprungen (Lechner / Trabitsch) (track 4)
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 11)
Little Town (Cliff Richard carol -- the traditional words set to new music) (track 11)
Maria durch den Dornwald ging (Lechner / Trabitsch) (track 6)
O Little Town of Bethlehem (Kenneth Jennings arrangement) (track 11)
O' Little Town of Bethlehem (Bob Dylan arrangement) (track 11)
Oh du fröhliche (Lechner / Trabitsch) (track 1)
Winter Wunderwelt (track 10)
part of:
Hänsel und Gretel (track 13)
recording of:
Antiochia Suite (track 14)
Bells of Salvation (track 5)
Epilog (track 17)
referred to in medleys:
Medley (Christmas with Frank Ferrari) (track 10)
Christmas Medley (Bing Crosby version) (track 11)
Megamix 1 (It Must Be Christmas) (track 10)
Megamix 3 (It Must Be Christmas) (track 10)
Mix 2 (The Best Xmas Party Ever!) (track 10)
Polarlufteinbruch (track 10)
Swing Time Medley (track 16)
Noëls pour cordes (track 11)
translated version of:
O Sanctissima (Sicilian Mariners Hymn) (track 1)
version of:
St. Louis (track 11)