Tracklist

Enhanced CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Ding Dong Merrily on High Thoinot Arbeau 1:54
2 Hark! the Herald Angels Sing Felix Mendelssohn 3:23
3 God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen [traditional] 2:31
4 Silent Night Franz Xaver Gruber 3:11
5 O Little Town of Bethlehem Ralph Vaughan Williams 3:28
6 In dulci jubilo Johann Sebastian Bach 3:16
7 While Shepherds Watched Christopher Tye 2:27
8 We Three Kings of Orient Are John Henry Hopkins, Jr. 2:44
9 Away in a Manger William James Kirkpatrick 2:29
10 Good King Wenceslas [anonymous] 2:40
11 O Christmas Tree [traditional] 2:13
12 We Wish You a Merry Christmas [traditional] 1:35
13 The Twelve Days of Christmas [traditional] 4:11
14 Once in Royal David’s City Henry John Gauntlett 4:35
15 I Saw Three Ships [traditional] 2:03
16 O Come All Ye Faithful John Francis Wade 3:39
17 Jingle Bells James Lord Pierpont 1:12
18 Joy to the World Lowell Mason, George Frideric Handel 2:03
19 Deck the Halls [traditional] 1:31
20 Hallelujah Chorus from Messiah George Frideric Handel 4:01

Credits

Enhanced CD 1

additional composer:
Charles Wood (Irish composer) (track 1)
Lowell Mason (1839) (track 18)
William H. Cummings (1855) (track 2)
Ralph Vaughan Williams (English composer) (1906) (track 5)
additional lyricist:
George Whitefield (1753) (track 2)
Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (1892) (track 9)
arranger:
Charles Evans (arranger) (track 9)
George Kirbye (track 7)
Thomas Helmore (1853) (track 10)
Frederic Austin (1909) (track 13)
composer:
Thoinot Arbeau (Artist name of Jehan Tabourot (“Orchesographie”)) (track 1)
Johann Sebastian Bach (German Baroque period composer & musician) (track 6)
George Frideric Handel (German‐British baroque composer) (track 18)
Christopher Tye (track 7)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (tracks 3, 5, 11–13, 15, 19)
John Henry Hopkins, Jr. (composer, “We Three Kings”) (track 8)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (1201 – 1301) (track 10)
John Francis Wade (1740 – 1743) (track 16)
George Frideric Handel (German‐British baroque composer) (1741) (track 20)
Franz Xaver Gruber (1818) (track 4)
Felix Mendelssohn (composer) (1840) (track 2)
Henry John Gauntlett (1849) (track 14)
James Lord Pierpont (1850) (track 17)
William James Kirkpatrick (1895) (track 9)
lyricist:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (tracks 3, 12–13, 15)
John Henry Hopkins, Jr. (composer, “We Three Kings”) (track 8)
Thomas Oliphant (track 19)
Nahum Tate (track 7)
Isaac Watts (hymn writer) (track 18)
[anonymous] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 9)
Charles Wesley (hymn writer) (1739) (track 2)
John Francis Wade (1740 – 1743) (track 16)
Josef Mohr (1816) (track 4)
Ernst Anschütz (1824) (track 11)
Cecil Frances Alexander (1848) (track 14)
James Lord Pierpont (1850) (track 17)
John Mason Neale (1853) (track 10)
Phillips Brooks (1868) (track 5)
translator:
[unknown] (Special Purpose Artist - Do not add releases here, if possible.) (track 11)
Frederick Oakeley (1841) (track 16)
John Freeman Young (1859) (track 4)
phonographic copyright by:
ASV Ltd. (not for release label use; fka Academy Sound & Vision Ltd. until 1995-02-03) (1978) (track 2)
ASV Ltd. (not for release label use; fka Academy Sound & Vision Ltd. until 1995-02-03) (1980) (track 6)
ASV Ltd. (not for release label use; fka Academy Sound & Vision Ltd. until 1995-02-03) (1984) (track 20)
publisher:
Warner Chappell Music Ltd. (no slash; used 1988–1996) (track 17)
Oxford University Press (1906) (track 5)
part of:
Roud Folk Song Index (number: 394) (track 3)
Roud Folk Song Index (number: 700) (track 15)
arrangements:
Adeste Fideles (Gordon Jenkins arr.) (track 16)
Away in a Manger (arr. Willcocks) (track 9)
Away in a Manger (arr. Johnson and Ricketts) (track 9)
Away in a Manger (arr. Rutter) (track 9)
Away in a Manger (for brass, Graham) (track 9)
Away in a Manger (arr. Van) (track 9)
Deadly Gentlemen (track 3)
Deck the Hall (arr. Wilberg) (track 19)
Deck the Hall (arr. Rutter) (track 19)
Deck the Halls (Jim Dooley's arrangement) (track 19)
Deck the Halls (Mannheim Steamroller arrangement) (track 19)
Deck the Halls (Beegie Adair, Roger Spencer arrangements) (track 19)
Deck the Halls (arr. Langford) (track 19)
Deck the Halls (arr. Lichte) (track 19)
Deck the Halls (arr. Aly and AJ) (track 19)
Ding Dong! Merrily on High (arr. Willcocks) (track 1)
Ding Dong! Merrily on High (arr. Rutter) (track 1)
Ding Dong! Merrily on High (Stopford arrangement) (track 1)
Ding Dong! Merrily on High (arr. Mack Wilberg) (track 1)
Ding Dong! Merrily on High (arr. Paulus) (track 1)
Enkellaulu kajahtaa (translated) (track 2)
God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen (Ralph Carmichael instrumental arrangement) (track 3)
God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen (arr. Aly and AJ) (track 3)
God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen (arr. Scott Kritzer) (track 3)
God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen (Trans‐Siberian Orchestra arrangement) (track 3)
God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen (arr. Geoffrey Keating) (track 3)
God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen (Mannheim Steamroller arrangement) (track 3)
God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen (Willan arrangement) (track 3)
God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen (Mariah Carey arrangement) (track 3)
God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen (arr. Willcocks) (track 3)
God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen (arr. John Høybye) (track 3)
God rest ye merry, gentlemen (arr. Sirett) (track 3)
Good King Wenceslas (Reginald Jaques arrangement) (track 10)
Hark the Herald Angels Sing (Bob Dylan arrangement) (track 2)
Hark the Herald Angels Sing (arr. Scott Kritzer) (track 2)
Hark the Herald Angels Sing (Gordon Jenkins arr.) (track 2)
Hark the Herald Angels Sing (Vince Guaraldi arr.) (track 2)
Hark! The Herald Angels Sing (arr. Wilcocks) (track 2)
Hark! The Herald Angels Sing (arr. Paulus) (track 2)
Hark! the Herald Angels Sing (Sovereign Grace version) (track 2)
I Saw Three Ships (arr. S. Preston) (track 15)
I Saw Three Ships (arr. Willcocks) (track 15)
I Saw Three Ships (arr. Lloyd) (track 15)
I Saw Three Ships (arr. Ledger) (track 15)
I Saw Three Ships (for choir and orchestra, arr. Rutter) (track 15)
Jingle All the Way (track 17)
Jingle Bells (arr. Gordon Langford) (track 17)
Jingle Bells (arr. Parry) (track 17)
Jingle Bells (Beegie Adair, Roger Spencer arrangements) (track 17)
Jingle Bells (arr. Chilcott) (track 17)
Jingle a cappella (track 17)
Joy to the World (arr. Scott Kritzer) (track 18)
Joy to the World (Mannheim Steamroller arrangement) (track 18)
Joy to the World (track 18)
Joy to the World (John Rutter's arrangement) (track 18)
Joy to the World (Geoff Zanelli's arrangement) (track 18)
Joy to the World (Peter Cardinali arrangement) (track 18)
Joy to the World (arr. Aly and AJ) (track 18)
Joy to the World (arr. Keyte & Parrott) (track 18)
Joy to the World (Pentatonix arrangement) (track 18)
Joy to the World (arr. Johnson and Ricketts) (track 18)
Joy to the World (Our God Reigns) (Sovereign Grace version of Joy to the World) (track 18)
O Come All Ye Faithful (arr. Johnson and Ricketts) (track 16)
O Come, All Ye Faithful (arrangement by Elvis Presley) (track 16)
O Come, All Ye Faithful (arr. Paulus) (track 16)
O Come, All Ye Faithful (Adeste fideles) (arr. Don Gillis) (track 16)
O Little Town of Bethlehem (Jack Jezioro, Brendan Harkin arrangements) (track 5)
Once in Royal David's City (arr. Ferguson) (track 14)
Once in Royal David’s City (arr. Willcocks) (track 14)
Once in Royal David’s City (arr. Rutter) (track 14)
Once in Royal David’s City (harmony Arthur Mann, descant Stephen Cleobury) (track 14)
Silent Night (arr. Rose) (track 4)
Silent Night (arr. Scott Kritzer) (track 4)
Silent Night (arr. Rathbone) (track 4)
Silent Night (arr. Johnson, orch. Volpi) (track 4)
Silent Night (arr. Walker) (track 4)
Silent Night (Gordon Jenkins arr.) (track 4)
Silent Night (Damien Rice song) (track 4)
Silent Night (arr. Stephen Cleobury) (track 4)
Silent Night (arr. Van) (track 4)
Silent Night (arr. Aly and AJ) (track 4)
Silent Night (arr. Rutter) (track 4)
Silent Night (arr. Willcocks) (track 4)
Silent Night, Holy Night (arranged by Malcolm Sargent) (track 4)
The Grand Halleluiah in the Messiah (for two organists, Marsh) (track 20)
The Twelve Days of Christmas (arr. Geoffrey Keating) (track 13)
The Twelve Days of Christmas (arr. John Rutter) (track 13)
We Three Kings (arr. Neary) (track 8)
We Three Kings (Mannheim Steamroller arrangement) (track 8)
We Three Kings (arr. Aly and AJ) (track 8)
We Three Kings of Orient Are (arr. Scott Kritzer) (track 8)
We Wish You a Merry Christmas (arr. Aly and AJ) (track 12)
We Wish You a Merry Christmas (arr. Warrell) (track 12)
We Wish You a Merry Christmas (arr. Rutter) (track 12)
We Wish You a Merry Christmas (arr. Frege & Rohde) (track 12)
We wish you a Merry Christmas (arr. Willcocks) (track 12)
While Shepherds Watched (desc. Willcocks) (track 7)
While Shepherds Watched Their Flocks (desc. Cleobury) (track 7)
has revision:
Once in royal David’s city (rev. Mann) (track 14)
is based on:
Nos Galan (track 19)
Sweet Afton (track 9)
Winchester Old (track 7)
is the basis for:
A Lullaby (track 9)
A Star to Follow (track 3)
Boughs of Holly (track 19)
Gonna Snow (track 17)
Good King Joy (tracks 10, 18)
Handel’s Torch (tracks 3, 20)
Holy Night (track 4)
Jingle Bell Swing (track 17)
Joy to the World (Mariah Carey song, based off both the Christmas carol and the Hoyt Axton/Three Dog Night song) (track 18)
O Come All Ye Faithful (Prizeman arrangement) (track 16)
O Come, All Ye Faithful (arr. Willcocks) (track 16)
PDX-mas Carol (tracks 3, 18–19)
Sing O’Alleluia (track 15)
Star of Wonder (track 8)
Star of Wonder (track 8)
Take a Break Guys (track 3)
The Happy Song (tracks 10, 19)
Trikkevise (track 17)
With One Voice (track 2)
Året rundt (track 17)
later parody versions:
Deck the Halls (track 19)
Dschingenkhan (track 17)
Jingle Bells (Daniel Ingram lyrics) (track 17)
Jingle Bells Deep (Aqua Teen Hunger Force version) (track 17)
Jingle Bells, Batman Smells (Children's schoolyard parody of Batman and Jingle Bells) (track 17)
Silent Night (Aqua Teen Hunger Force version) (track 4)
Silent Night (track 4)
Snowdown Skins (track 17)
Yingle Bells (track 17)
Ö Christmas Tree (Ö Tannenbaum) (parody recorded by Ö la Palöma Boys) (track 11)
Čin čin čin (track 17)
乜鬼都買 (track 18)
慈祥鵬過聖誕 (track 13)
祝你聖誕快樂 (track 12)
聖誕堅持 (track 16)
黃阿燦過聖誕 (track 17)
later translated parody versions:
Klokkeklang (track 17)
later translated versions:
Bjelleklang (track 17)
Bjällerklang (track 17)
Bjældeklang (track 17)
Debespulks dzied apstarots (Latvian version of English "Hark! The Herald Angels Sing") (track 2)
Ding Dong! Merrily on High (Finnish) (track 1)
Ding dong (track 1)
Jingle Bells (track 17)
Kulkuset (track 17)
Līksmi lai skan (Latvian version of English "Joy to the World") (track 18)
Riemuita saa (translated by V. Arti) (track 18)
Riemuita saa! (translated by Hilkka Norkamo) (track 18)
Zvaniņš skan (Alfrēds Krūklis version) (track 17)
おめでとうクリスマス (Hiroshi Yokoi version) (track 12)
ジングルベル (transl. Otawa Takashi) (track 17)
ジングルベル (Shōji Miyazawa's translation) (track 17)
天には栄え (Japanese version of “Hark! The Herald Angels Sing”) (track 2)
新生王 (track 2)
聖誕歌聲 (track 17)
聖誕鈴聲 (track 17)
later versions:
Deck and Hull (track 19)
Deck the Halls (track 19)
Duck the Halls (track 19)
God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen (arr. Ian Anderson) (track 3)
God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen (Nox Arcana arrangement) (track 3)
Hark! The Herald Angels Sing (Die Toten Hosen arrangement) (track 2)
Hark! The Herald Angels Sing (John Ferguson arrangement) (track 2)
Jingle Bells (Die Toten Hosen arrangement) (track 17)
Jingle Bells (Lechner / Trabitsch) (track 17)
Jingle Bells (track 17)
O’ Come All Ye Faithful (English version of Latin “Adeste fideles” - Bob Dylan arrangement) (track 16)
Ring the Bells (track 17)
Silent Night (Lindner version) (track 4)
Silent Night (Elvis Presley version) (track 4)
Swinging Christmas (track 12)
Swingle Bells (track 17)
The Twelve Days of Christmas (Cahn/Van Heusen lyric version, introduced by Frank Sinatra in 1968) (track 13)
Twelve Days of Christmas (Ye Banished Privateers version) (track 13)
Vive le vent (track 17)
We Three Kings (Nox Arcana version) (track 8)
While Shepherds Watched Their Flocks (Andrew Peterson version) (track 7)
While shepherds watched (descant Marlow) (track 7)
Zvaniņš skan (Latvian version of "Jingle Bells") (track 17)
part of:
recording of:
Away in a Manger (aka “Cradle Song” composed by William J. Kirkpatrick) (track 9)
Deck the Halls (track 19)
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 5)
God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen (traditional, no arrangement credits here) (track 3)
Good King Wenceslas (track 10)
Hark! The Herald Angels Sing (Christmas carol) (track 2)
I Saw Three Ships (track 15)
In dulci jubilo (catch-all for unknown J.S. Bach version) (track 6)
Jingle Bells (track 17)
Joy to the World (Christmas carol) (track 18)
O Christmas Tree (English version of German "O Tannenbaum") (track 11)
O Come, All Ye Faithful (English version of Latin “Adeste fideles”) (track 16)
Silent Night (track 4)
We Three Kings (track 8)
While Shepherds Watched their Flocks by Night (Winchester Old version) (track 7)
referred to in medleys:
A Christmas Festival (tracks 2–3, 10, 16–19)
Christmas Train (medley) (tracks 2, 12, 16–19)
Christmas Medley (Bing Crosby version) (track 19)
Noëls pour cordes (tracks 2–4, 18)
Adeste fideles (Bing Crosby arrangement) (track 16)
Rejoice With Exceeding Great Joy / We Three Kings (arr. Johnson, orch. Volpi) (track 8)
Mix 4 (The Best Xmas Party Ever!) (tracks 3, 12, 17, 19)
Christmas Collage (tracks 3, 8)
Medley (Christmas with Frank Ferrari) (track 17)
Weihnachts-Medley (track 17)
Megamix 2 (It Must Be Christmas) (tracks 4, 12)
Megamix 4 (It Must Be Christmas) (tracks 1, 3, 10, 19)
Mix 3 (The Best Xmas Party Ever!) (track 4)
translated version of:
Adeste fideles (original latin version) (track 16)
O Tannenbaum (original German version) (track 11)
version of:
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 5)

Release

copyrighted by and phonographic copyright by:Sanctuary Classics (in 2001)
Sanctuary Records Group Ltd. (not for release label use, for copyrights use only) (in 2001)