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The Greatest Christmas Show On Earth (1998, original release: 1958)
(Music CD)


(0 holds on 2 copies)
LocationCall NumberItem Status
Holiday CDsCD/HOLIDAY/GREATESTDue 12-02-15
Published: New York, N.Y. : London, p1998
Description:  2 sound discs : digital, stereo. ; 4 3/4 in
Language:  English

Compact discs

Credits on container insert

Various performers ; featuring Placido Domingo, Kiri Te Kanawa, Luciano Pavarotti, Leontyne Price, Joan Sutherland, Renata Tebaldi, Anthony Way, vocals ; the Bach Choir ; the Choir of King's College, Cambridge

Selections recorded 1958-1996

Vocals in English and various other languages

Adeste fideles = O come all ye faithful (3:34) -- Stille Nacht = Silent night (2:28) -- Ave Maria / Schubert (5:26) -- Once in royal David's city (4:27) -- Ding dong! Merrily on high (2:03) -- Joy to the world (1:53) -- Good King Wenceslas (3:11) -- Wiegenlied = Lullaby / Brahms (2:13) -- In dulci jubilo (3:36) ; Christmas Oratorio. Pastoral sinfonia (6:40) / Bach -- Messiah. For unto us a child is born / Handel (4:22) -- Ave Maria / Bach ; Gounod (2:46) -- L'enfance du Christ. Shepherds' farewell / Berlioz (5:00) -- Mille cherubini in coro / Schubert (4:03) -- See amid the winter's snow (3:53) -- What child is this? (4:05) -- The first Nowell (4:59) -- O Tannenbaum (1:54) -- While shepherds watched (3:09) -- Away in a manger (2:48) -- Hark! the herald angels sing (3:06) -- Deck the hall (1:18) -- The holly and the ivy (2:43) -- Panis angelicus / Franck (4:02) -- In the bleak midwinter (5:05) -- God rest ye merry, gentlemen (2:57) -- Sleigh ride / Mozart (2:52) -- The twelve days of Christmas (3:10) -- Shepherds in the fields abiding (3:04) -- Tu scendi dalle stelle (2:42) -- I saw three ships (1:47) -- O holy night / Adam (4:27) -- O little town of Bethlehem (3:19) -- Gesù bambino (4:29) -- Rocking (1:42) -- The Virgin's slumber song / Reger (2:03) -- Child in a manger (2:15) -- Requiem. Hosanna / Lloyd Webber (3:00) -- The nutcracker. Waltz of the snowflakes / Tchaikovsky (10:33) -- White Christmas (3:51) -- The skaters' waltz / Waldteufel (6:08) -- Mary's boy child (3:54) Related Searches:
Christmas music
Choral Christmas music

Additional Credits:
Domingo, Plácido, 1941-
Te Kanawa, Kiri.
Pavarotti, Luciano.
Price, Leontyne.
Sutherland, Joan, 1926-
Tebaldi, Renata.
Way, Anthony.
Bach Choir (London, England)
King's College (University of Cambridge).

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