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Essential Christmas: 35 Seasonal Favourites

Dame Joan Sutherland (Soprano), David Briggs (Organ), Chicago Symphony Chorus (Chorus), Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor), Margaret Hillis, Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano), Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Chorus (Chorus), Mark Tinkler (Treble), Rosemary Joshua (Soprano), Ian Bostridge (Tenor), Sir Andrew Davis...

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Handel: Joy To The World

1:52
$1.10
$1.40
  • Dame Joan Sutherland (soprano), Douglas Gamley (work arranger)
  • New Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Richard Bonynge
  • Recorded: 1965-05
  • Recording Venue: Kingsway Hall, London

Anonymous, Thoinot Arbeau: Ding Dong! Merrily On High

2:00
$1.10
$1.40
  • David Briggs (organ)
  • Choir of King's College Cambridge
  • Stephen Cleobury
  • Recorded: 1984-03
  • Recording Venue: King's College, Cambridge

Anderson, Leroy: Sleigh Ride

2:48
$1.10
$1.40
  • Eastman-Rochester "Pops" Orchestra
  • Frederick Fennell
  • Recorded: 1956-10
  • Recording Venue: Eastman Theatre, Rochester, New York

Gruber, F: Silent Night

2:37
$1.10
$1.40
  • Donald Cashmore (work arranger)
  • Bach Choir
  • Sir David Willcocks
  • Recorded: 1980-01-13
  • Recording Venue: Kingsway Hall, London

anon.: While Shepherd's Watched

2:46
$1.10
$1.40
  • Sir David Willcocks (work arranger)
  • Choir of St John's College Cambridge
  • George Guest
  • Recorded: 1973-07-31
  • Recording Venue: St. John's College, Cambridge

trad.: The Twelve Days Of Christmas

3:09
$1.10
$1.40
  • Dame Joan Sutherland (soprano), Douglas Gamley (work arranger)
  • New Philharmonia Orchestra, Ambrosian Singers
  • Richard Bonynge
  • Recorded: 1965-05
  • Recording Venue: Kingsway Hall, London

Handel: Messiah, HWV 56 / Pt. 1

7:06
$2.20
$2.80
  • Academy of Ancient Music, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Chicago Symphony Chorus
  • Sir Georg Solti, Christopher Hogwood
  • Recorded: 1984-10-09
  • Recording Venue: Orchestra Hall, Chicago

"For unto us a Child is born"

4:19
$1.10
$1.40

Pifa (Pastoral Symphony)

2:47
$1.10
$1.40

Schubert: Ave Maria, D839

4:48
$1.10
$1.40
  • Luciano Pavarotti (tenor), Douglas Gamley (work arranger)
  • National Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Kurt Herbert Adler
  • Recorded: 1976-01-29
  • Recording Venue: All Saints' Church, Petersham, Surrey

Handel: Messiah, HWV 56 / Pt. 2

3:40
$1.10
$1.40
  • Chicago Symphony Chorus, Chicago Symphony Orchestra
  • Sir Georg Solti
  • Recorded: 1984-10-09
  • Recording Venue: Orchestra Hall, Chicago

"Hallelujah"

3:40
$1.10
$1.40

 Excerpt, Prokofiev: Lieutenant Kijé Suite, Op. 60

2:47
$1.10
$1.40
  • Montreal Symphony Orchestra
  • Charles Dutoit
  • Recorded: 1990-06
  • Recording Venue: L'Eglise de St. Eustache, Montreal

4. Troïka

2:47
$1.10
$1.40

Bernard, F: Winter Wonderland

3:49
$1.10
$1.40
  • Kiri Te Kanawa (soprano), David Cullen (work arranger)
  • Philharmonia Orchestra, London Voices
  • Carl Davis
  • Recorded: 1985-03
  • Recording Venue: CTS Studios, Wembley, London

Franck, C: Panis Angelicus

3:38
$1.10
$1.40
  • Kiri Te Kanawa (soprano), Alan Boustead (work arranger)
  • English Chamber Orchestra
  • Barry Rose
  • Recorded: 1984-06
  • Recording Venue: All Saints' Church, Tooting, London

Bach, J S: Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248 / Part Two - For the second Day of Christmas

2:22
$1.10
$1.40
  • Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Chorus, Academy of St Martin in the Fields
  • Sir Neville Marriner
  • Recorded: 1994-01
  • Recording Venue: St. John's, Smith Square

No.10 Sinfonia

2:22
$1.10
$1.40

Kirkpatrick: Away in a Manger

2:27
$1.10
$1.40
  • Mark Tinkler (treble), Sir David Willcocks (work arranger)
  • Choir of St John's College Cambridge
  • George Guest
  • Recorded: 1973-07-31
  • Recording Venue: St. John's College, Cambridge

Darke: In the Bleak Midwinter

4:28
$1.10
$1.40
  • Rosemary Joshua (soprano), Ian Bostridge (tenor)
  • Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Chorus, Academy of St Martin in the Fields
  • Sir Neville Marriner
  • Recorded: 1994-01
  • Recording Venue: St. John's, Smith Square

anon.: O Little Town of Bethlehem

3:03
$1.10
$1.40
  • Sir Andrew Davis (organ), Ralph Vaughan Williams (work arranger), Thomas Armstrong (work arranger)
  • Choir of King's College Cambridge
  • Sir David Willcocks
  • Recorded: 1964-12
  • Recording Venue: King's College, Cambridge

anon.: The first Nowell

4:48
$1.10
$1.40
  • Sir David Willcocks (work arranger)
  • Choir of King's College Cambridge
  • Sir David Willcocks
  • Recorded: 1961
  • Recording Venue: King's College, Cambridge

 Excerpt, Mozart: German Dances (3), K605

2:51
$1.10
$1.40
  • Willi Boskovsky (director)
  • Wiener Mozart Ensemble
  • Recorded: 1966-04
  • Recording Venue: Sofiensaal, Vienna

No.3 in C, Trio "Die Schlittenfahrt"

2:51
$1.10
$1.40

anon.: Deck The Hall With Boughs Of Holly

1:16
$1.10
$1.40
  • Dame Joan Sutherland (soprano), Douglas Gamley (work arranger)
  • New Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Richard Bonynge
  • Recorded: 1965-05
  • Recording Venue: Kingsway Hall, London

Martin, Hugh: Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas

3:45
$1.10
$1.40
  • Kiri Te Kanawa (soprano), David Cullen (work arranger)
  • Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Carl Davis
  • Recorded: 1985-03
  • Recording Venue: CTS Studios, Wembley, London

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

2:28
$1.10
$1.40
  • Academy of St Martin in the Fields
  • Sir Neville Marriner
  • Recorded: 1973-09-14
  • Recording Venue: St. John's Smith Square, London

5. Pastorale (Largo)

2:28
$1.10
$1.40

Adam: O Holy Night

4:26
$1.10
$1.40
  • Leontyne Price (soprano), Johann Totzauer (work arranger)
  • Wiener Philharmoniker
  • Herbert von Karajan
  • Recorded: 1961-06
  • Recording Venue: Sofiensaal, Vienna

trad.: In Dulci Jubilo

3:34
$1.10
$1.40
  • Simon Preston (organ), Robert Lucas de Pearsall (work arranger)
  • Choir of King's College Cambridge
  • Sir David Willcocks
  • Recorded: 1958-12
  • Recording Venue: King's College, Cambridge

Bach, J S: Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248 / Part Two - For the second Day of Christmas

4:13
$1.10
$1.40
  • Marilyn Horne (mezzo-soprano)
  • Vienna Cantata Orchestra
  • Henry Lewis
  • Recorded: 1967-10
  • Recording Venue: Sofiensaal, Vienna

Schlafe mein liebster (excerpt)

4:13
$1.10
$1.40

Noel Regney, Gloria Shayne: Do You Hear What I Hear?

4:00
$1.10
$1.40
  • Anthony Way (treble), John Scott (director), Geoffrey Alexander (work arranger)
  • English Chamber Orchestra, St Paul’s Cathedral Choir
  • Recorded: 1996-07
  • Recording Venue: Temple Church, London

Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker, Op.71, TH.14 / Act 1

6:17
$1.10
$1.40
  • Finchley Children’s Music Group, National Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Richard Bonynge
  • Recorded: 1974-04-06
  • Recording Venue: Kingsway Hall, London

No. 9 Scene and Waltz of the Snowflakes

6:17
$1.10
$1.40

Gounod: Ave Maria

2:38
$1.10
$1.40
  • Leontyne Price (soprano), Carlo Sabatini (work arranger)
  • Wiener Philharmoniker
  • Herbert von Karajan
  • Recorded: 1961-06
  • Recording Venue: Sofiensaal, Vienna

Berlioz: L'Enfance du Christ, Op.25 / Partie 2: La fuite en Egypte

4:58
$1.10
$1.40
  • The St. Anthony Singers, Goldsbrough Orchestra
  • Sir Colin Davis
  • Recorded: 1960-10-10
  • Recording Venue: Battersea Town Hall, London

Il s'en va loin de la terre

4:58
$1.10
$1.40

Brahms: Wiegenlied, Op. 49 No. 4 (Lullaby)

2:11
$1.10
$1.40
  • Renata Tebaldi (soprano), Douglas Gamley (work arranger)
  • New Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Anton Guadagno
  • Recorded: 1971-04-08
  • Recording Venue: Kingsway Hall, London

Tchaikovsky: Legend, Op. 54, No. 5

2:19
$1.10
$1.40
  • Choir of Clare College Cambridge
  • John Rutter
  • Recorded: 1979-06
  • Recording Venue: The Lady Chapel Of Ely Cathedral

Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker, Op.71, TH.14 / Act 1

4:10
$1.10
$1.40
  • National Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Richard Bonynge
  • Recorded: 1974-04-06
  • Recording Venue: Kingsway Hall, London

No. 1 The Christmas Tree

4:10
$1.10
$1.40

Goss, J: See amid the winter's snow

3:50
$1.10
$1.40
  • Sir David Willcocks (work arranger)
  • Choir of King's College Cambridge
  • Sir David Willcocks
  • Recorded: 1962-08
  • Recording Venue: King's College, Cambridge

Mendelssohn: Hark! the herald angels sing

4:15
$1.10
$1.40
  • John Scott (director), Sir David Willcocks (work arranger)
  • St Paul’s Cathedral Choir, English Chamber Orchestra
  • Recorded: 1996-07
  • Recording Venue: Temple Church, London

Berlin, I: White Christmas

3:50
$1.10
$1.40
  • Kiri Te Kanawa (soprano), David Cullen (work arranger)
  • Philharmonia Orchestra, London Voices
  • Carl Davis
  • Recorded: 1985-03
  • Recording Venue: CTS Studios, Wembley, London
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