Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Maria, Herran piikanen
[traditional] 1:55
2 Joulukranssi kuudella kielellä
Armas Maasalo, Emmy Köhler, Leonhard Virkhaus, Eduard Ebel, Robert Alex Anderson, [traditional], Leevi Madetoja 9:04
3 God Rest You Merry Gentlemen
[traditional] 1:53
4 O Holy Night / Oi, jouluyö
Adolphe Adam 3:48
5 The Joy of Giving
Kalevi Olli 2:59
6 Kulkuset fantasia / Fantasy on Jingle Bells
James Lord Pierpont, Jorma Panula 4:41
7 Tonttujen joulukuusi
R. Raala, Wilhelm Sefve, P. J. Hannikainen, [traditional] 8:21
8 Nigra sum
Pablo Casals 4:14
9 Noël des enfants qui n’ont plus de maisons
Claude Debussy 2:49
10 Kuului laulu enkelten
[traditional] 2:18
11 Go, Tell It on the Mountain
[traditional] 1:04
12 Joudu, satakiel’
[anonymous] 3:27
13 Katso, ihme taivainen
[anonymous] 1:25
14 En etsi valtaa, loistoa
Jean Sibelius 3:29
15 Maa on niin kaunis
[anonymous] 3:49
16 Jouluna Jumala syntyi
Pekka Jalkanen 1:51

Credits

CD 1

lyrics written in:
Ingå, Uusimaa, Finland (1916) (track 2)
piano:
Uki Ovaskainen (1994-01) (track 9)
arranger:
Ralph Carmichael (track 3)
Jorma Panula (tracks 2–4, 7–8, 14–15)
Agos Gesa Papp (track 10)
B.A. Red (track 11)
Jean Sibelius (track 13)
baritone vocals:
Jorma Hynninen (1994-01) (tracks 3–5, 7, 14)
choir vocals:
Tapiolan kuoro (1994-01) (tracks 1–5, 7–16)
composer:
Adolphe Adam (track 4)
Eduard Ebel (track 2)
Pekka Jalkanen (track 16)
Leevi Madetoja (track 2)
Kalevi Olli (track 5)
[anonymous] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 12)
Emmy Köhler (track 2)
Jorma Panula (track 6)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (tracks 2–3, 7, 7, 10–11, 13, 15)
Adolphe Adam (1847) (track 4)
Jean Sibelius (1909) (track 14)
R. Raala (Berndt Sarlin) (1911) (track 7)
Armas Maasalo (1914) (track 2)
Claude Debussy (1915-12) (track 9)
Leonhard Virkhaus (1934) (track 2)
Pau Casals (cellist, aka. Pablo Casals) (1943) (track 8)
Robert Alex Anderson (1949) (track 2)
conductor:
Jorma Panula (1994-01) (tracks 2–8, 13–15)
Erkki Pohjola (1994-01) (tracks 1–5, 7–16)
executive producer:
Reijo Kiilunen (tracks 1–16)
lyricist:
Eduard Ebel (track 2)
Claude Debussy (track 9)
J. H. Erkko (track 7)
Emmy Köhler (track 2)
Julius Oro (track 2)
Alfred Smedberg (track 7)
Zacharias Topelius (track 14)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (tracks 2–3, 11, 13, 16)
[unknown] (Special Purpose Artist - Do not add releases here, if possible.) (track 12)
Bernhard Severin Ingemann (1850) (track 15)
Gustaf Oskar Schöneman (1876) (track 7)
Helmi Auvinen (1897) (track 2)
R. Raala (Berndt Sarlin) (1911) (track 7)
Alpo Noponen (1916) (track 2)
Robert Alex Anderson (1949) (track 2)
orchestra:
Helsingin kaupunginorkesteri (1994-01) (tracks 2–8, 13–15)
producer:
Seppo Siirala (tracks 1–16)
recording engineer:
Enno Mäemets (1994-01) (tracks 1–16)
translator:
[unknown] (Special Purpose Artist - Do not add releases here, if possible.) (track 7)
R. R. Ryynänen (track 10)
Ester Snellman (track 4)
Hilja Haahti (1903) (track 15)
[unknown] (Special Purpose Artist - Do not add releases here, if possible.) (1909) (track 14)
writer:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (tracks 1, 3)
publisher:
Universal PolyGram International Publishing, Inc. (existed only since ca. 1998) (track 2)
recorded at:
Finlandia‐talo in Helsinki, Uusimaa, Finland (1994-01) (tracks 1–16)
part of:
Virsikirja (1986) (number: 30) (track 15)
Roud Folk Song Index (number: 394) (track 3)
arrangement of:
Julvisa, op. 1 no. 4 (for voice and piano) (translated) (track 14)
O Holy Night (track 4)
arrangements:
Arkihuolesi kaikki heitä (for voice and orchestra, arr. Kuusisto) (track 2)
Deadly Gentlemen (track 3)
God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen (Trans‐Siberian Orchestra arrangement) (track 3)
God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen (arr. Willcocks) (track 3)
God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen (Mannheim Steamroller arrangement) (track 3)
God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen (Mariah Carey arrangement) (track 3)
God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen (arr. Geoffrey Keating) (track 3)
God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen (Willan arrangement) (track 3)
Maa on niin kaunis (for mixed choir, arr. Rajala) (track 15)
is based on:
Jingle Bells (track 6)
is the basis for:
A Star to Follow (track 3)
Joy Joy!! (track 2)
PDX-mas Carol (track 3)
Take a Break Guys (track 3)
later parody versions:
Leise rieselt der Schnee (Dragan & Alder version) (track 2)
later translated versions:
later versions:
Arkihuolesi kaikki heitä (arr. Ilmo Riihimäki) (track 2)
God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen (Nox Arcana arrangement) (track 3)
Leise rieselt der Schnee (Lechner / Trabitsch) (track 2)
Leise rieselt der Schnee (Die Toten Hosen arrangement) (track 2)
Leise rieselt der Schnee (Kolonovits) (track 2)
Leise rieselt der Schnee (Roland Neuwirth) (track 2)
medley including a recording of:
Arkihuolesi kaikki heitä (1994-01) (track 2)
Entre le bœuf et l'âne gris (French Christmas carol) (1994-01) (track 2)
Joulukirkkoon (1994-01) (track 7)
Joulun kellot (1994-01) (track 2)
Joulupukki (1994-01) (track 7)
Joulupuu on rakennettu (1994-01) (track 7)
Leise rieselt der Schnee (1994-01) (track 2)
Mele Kalikimaka (1994-01) (track 2)
No, onkos tullut kesä (1994-01) (track 7)
Nu tändas tusen juleljus (1994-01) (track 2)
O Holy Night (catch-all for arrangements) (1994-01) (track 4)
Oi, jouluyö (1994-01) (track 4)
Tiliseb, tiliseb aisakell (1994-01) (track 2)
Tonttujen jouluyö (1994-01) (track 7)
recording of:
En etsi valtaa, loistoa (catch-all for arrangements) (1994-01) (track 14)
Go, Tell It on the Mountain (catch-all for arrangements) (1994-01) (track 11)
God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen (1994-01) (track 3)
Joudu, satakiel’ (1994-01) (track 12)
Katso, ihme taivainen (1994-01) (track 13)
Kuului laulu enkelten (1994-01) (track 10)
Maa on niin kaunis (1994-01) (track 15)
Maria, Herran piikanen (1994-01) (track 1)
Nigra sum (1994-01) (track 8)
The Joy of Giving (1994-01) (track 5)
referred to in medleys:
Mix 4 (The Best Xmas Party Ever!) (track 3)
Megamix 4 (It Must Be Christmas) (track 3)
Noëls pour cordes (track 3)
translated version of:
Cantique de Noël "Minuit chrétiens" (French original of "O Holy Night") (track 4)
Dejlig er jorden (track 15)
Tomtarnas julnatt (= Midnatt råder) (track 7)