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The Classic Christmas Album

Works by Bach, Bach/Gounod, Corelli, Fauré, Handel, Massenet, Mouret, Mozart, Schubert, Tchaikovsky & Weber

Kathleen Battle, José Carreras, Plácido Domingo, Jessye Norman, Luciano Pavarotti, Cheryl Studer, Kiri Te Kanawa, Bryn Terfel & Martha Argerich

Wiener Sängerknaben, Dresdner Kreuzchor, Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, Wiener Philharmoniker & Berliner Philharmoniker, Abbado, Gardiner, Karajan...

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Contents

Mouret: Sinfonies de Fanfare in D Major

2:00
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  • Hannes Läubin (trumpet), Norbert Schmitt (timpani), Simon Preston (organ), Wolfgang Läubin (trumpet), Bernhard Läubin (trumpet)
  • Recorded: 1985-11-15
  • Recording Venue: Dom, Lübeck

1. Rondeau

2:00
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Adam: O Holy Night

4:17
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  • National Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Kurt Herbert Adler
  • Luciano Pavarotti (tenor)
  • Recorded: 1976-01-29
  • Recording Venue: All Saints' Church, Petersham, Surrey

 Excerpt, Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker Suite, Op. 71a

2:23
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  • Berliner Philharmoniker
  • Herbert von Karajan
  • Recorded: 1966-10-13
  • Recording Venue: Jesus-Christus-Kirche, Berlin

2. Danses caractéristiques a. Marche (Tempo di marcia viva)

2:23
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anon.: O Tannenbaum

1:38
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  • Wiener Sängerknaben
  • Uwe Christian Harrer
  • Recorded: 1990-03
  • Recording Venue: Hofburgkapelle, Vienna

 Excerpt, Mozart: German Dances (3), K605

2:32
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  • Wiener Philharmoniker
  • Claudio Abbado
  • Recorded: 1991-01-01
  • Recording Venue: Grosser Saal, Musikverein, Wien

No.3 in C, Trio "Die Schlittenfahrt"

2:32
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Berlin, I: White Christmas

5:01
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  • Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Paul Daniel
  • Bryn Terfel (bass-baritone)
  • Recorded: 1995-04-27
  • Recording Venue: The Anvil, Auditorium, Basingstoke

 Excerpt, Bach, J S: Cantata BWV147 'Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben'

3:27
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  • Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
  • Recorded: 1989-04-14
  • Recording Venue: Performing Arts Center, State University Of New York, Purchase

10. Jesu, Joy Of Man's Desiring (Arr. by Guillermo Figueroa)

3:27
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Gounod: Ave Maria

2:10
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  • London Symphony Orchestra
  • Ion Marin
  • Cheryl Studer (soprano)
  • Recorded: 1991-03-30
  • Recording Venue: Henry Wood Hall, London

Massenet: Thaïs / Acte Deux

6:43
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  • Wiener Philharmoniker
  • James Levine
  • Anne-Sophie Mutter (violin)
  • Recorded: 1992-11-18
  • Recording Venue: Grosser Saal, Musikverein, Wien

Meditation

6:43
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Ramirez, A: Navidad Nuestra

3:58
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  • Sociedad Coral de Bilbao, Coral Salvé de Laredo
  • Damián Sanchez
  • José Carreras (tenor)
  • Recorded: 1987-07
  • Recording Venue: Santuario De La Bien Aparecida, Ampuero, Cantabaria

3. El Nacimiento (vidala catamarqueña)

3:58
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 Excerpt, Handel: Judas Maccabaeus, HWV 63

3:02
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  • Hannes Läubin (trumpet), Simon Preston (organ), Norbert Schmitt (timpani), Wolfgang Läubin (trumpet), Bernhard Läubin (trumpet)
  • Recorded: 1985-11-15
  • Recording Venue: Dom, Lübeck

See, the conqu'ring hero comes!

3:02
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 Excerpt, Bach, J S: Cantata BWV147 'Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben'

2:31
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  • English Baroque Soloists, Monteverdi Choir
  • Sir John Eliot Gardiner
  • Crispian Steele-Perkins (trumpet)
  • Recorded: 1990-03-10
  • Recording Venue: St. Andrew's Church, Dorset

10. Choral: "Jesus bleibet meine Freude"

2:31
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 Excerpt, Fauré: Requiem, Op. 48

4:06
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  • Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Carlo Maria Giulini
  • Kathleen Battle (soprano), Timothy Farrell (organ)
  • Recorded: 1986-03-14
  • Recording Venue: Watford Town Hall, London

4. Pie Jesu

4:06
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 Excerpt, Corelli: Concerto grosso Op. 6 No. 8 in G minor 'fatto per la notte di Natale'

3:52
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  • Berliner Philharmoniker
  • Herbert von Karajan
  • Thomas Brandis (violin), Wolfgang Meyer (harpsichord continuo), Emil Maas (violin), Waldemar Döling (harpsichord continuo), Ottomar Borwitzky (cello)
  • Recorded: 1970-08-23
  • Recording Venue: Franzosische Kirche, St. Moritz

2. Adagio - Allegro - Adagio

3:52
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Cornelius: Weihnachtslieder (6), Op. 8

2:38
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  • Bryn Terfel (bass-baritone), Malcolm Martineau (piano)
  • Recorded: 1995-06-05
  • Recording Venue: Henry Wood Hall, London

3. Die Könige

2:38
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Gruber, F: Silent Night

3:34
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  • Dresdner Kreuzchor
  • Matthias Jung (chorus master)
  • Recorded: 1996-01
  • Recording Venue: Lukaskirche, Dresden

Schubert: Ave Maria, D839

3:38
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  • English Chamber Orchestra, St Paul’s Cathedral Choir
  • Barry Rose
  • Kiri Te Kanawa (soprano), Thelma Owen (harp)
  • Recorded: 1984-06
  • Recording Venue: All Saints' Church, Tooting, London

Tchaikovsky: Nutcracker Suite, Op.71a, TH.35 (Arr. For Piano 4-Hands)

2:11
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  • Martha Argerich (piano), Nicolas Economou (piano)
  • Recorded: 1983-03-05
  • Recording Venue: Residenz, Herkulessaal, Munich

2. Danses caractéristiques. f. Danse des mirlitons: Moderato assai

2:11
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Grever: "Mucho, mucho" (Muñequita Linda)

3:51
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  • London Symphony Orchestra
  • Karl-Heinz Loges
  • Plácido Domingo (tenor)
  • Recorded: 1975-10-22
  • Recording Venue: Henry Wood Hall, London

Brahms: Geistliches Wiegenlied, Op. 91 No. 2

6:07
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  • Wolfram Christ (viola), Daniel Barenboim (piano), Jessye Norman (soprano)
  • Recorded: 1982-03-15
  • Recording Venue: Studio Lankwitz, Berlin

Handel: Messiah, HWV 56 / Pt. 2

4:00
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  • The English Concert Choir, The English Concert
  • Trevor Pinnock
  • Recorded: 1988-01-15
  • Recording Venue: Abbey Road Studios, London

42. "Hallelujah"

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