A fantastic value! 4 Christmas recordings to brighten up your holidays.
SWEET SONGS OF CHRISTMAS features a great mix of traditional Christmas carols and a fun Hanukkah Trilogy performed by Canadian Brass. These titles are included: 1. Sussex Carol (arr. L. Henderson) 2. Carol of the Bells (arr. St. McNeff) 3. God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen (arr. L. Henderson) 4. Jingle Bell Rock (arr. Ch. Dedrick) 5. What Child is This (arr. P. Fergusson) 6. Here We Come a Wassailing (arr. L. Henderson) 7. Sweet Songs of Christmas (Christopher Dedrick) 8. I Saw Three Ships (arr. L. Henderson) 9. Lo How A Rose e're Blooming (Michael Praetorius, arr. Dedrick) 10. Huron Carol (arr. L. Henderson) 11. Bring A Torch Jeannette Isabella (arr. L. Henderson)12. Holly and the Ivy (arr. H. Cable) 13. Albinoni Adagio (arr. A. Frackenpohl) 14. Overture to the Messiah (G.F. Händel, arr. R. Anthony/R. Frazier)15. Every Valley from the Messiah (G.F. Händel, arr. R. Frazier)16. Hallelujah from the Messiah (G.F. Händel, arr. F. Mills)17. Sevivon (trad. Hanukkah, arr. D. Hanjian)18. Maoz Tzur (trad. Hanukkah, arr. D. Hanjian)19. Dreydl (trad. Hanukkah, arr. D. Hanjian/R. Romm)20. Go Tell it On the Mountain (arr. L. Henderson) 21. Ding Dong Merrily on High (arr. L. Henderson)
CHRISTMAS TRADITION combines the Canadian Brass with a French Romantic organ to create a special Christmas sound. The tracks included are: 1. Ding Dong Merrily on High 2. Jingle Bells 3. O Come All Ye Faithful & Joy to the World 4. Hark the Herald Angels Sing 5. O Holy Night 6. Jolly Old St. Nicholas 7. Silent Night 8. Angels We Have Heard on High (Westminster Carol) 9. Good King Wenceslas 10. Coventry Carol 11. The First Noel 12. Grand Angelic March 13. Pastorale (O Christmas Tree) 14. Deck the Halls (In Dulci Jubilo) 15. God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen 16. Bring a Touch, Jeannette Isabella 17. Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas 18. Silver Bells 19. The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire)20. What Child is This? 21. O Little Town of Bethlehem & It Came Upon the Midnight Clear 22. O Come, O Come Emmanuel & I Wonder As I Wonder 23. Hallelujah Chorus (from the Messiah)
CHRISTMAS TIME IS HERE is the most recent holiday offering of Canadian Brass. The music on this recording centers around the Christmas Television programs of our childhood. Music from A Charlie Brown Christmas, Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer and You're a Mean One Mr. Grinch to name a few. Tracks included: 1. Christmas is Coming (Guaraldi)2. Skating (Guaraldi)3. O Tannenbaum (Traditional)4. What Child is This (Traditional)5. My Little Drum (Guaraldi)6. Christmas Time is Here (Guaraldi)7. Bach's Bells (After Bach's BWV 29 and Leontovych's Carol of the Bells) (Coletti)8. Skating (reprise)9. Bagatelle for Piano in A minor WoO 59 "Fur Elise" (Beethoven)10. Festgesang "Hark! The Herald Angels Sing" (Mendelssohn)11. Angel Choir & The Trumpeter (Dedrick)12. Christmas Song (Torme)13. I Saw Three Ships (Traditional)14. Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer (Marks)15. Frosty the Snowman (Nelson)16. You're a Mean One, Mr. Grinch (Hague)17. Meet Me in St. Louis: Have Yourself a Merry Litttle Christmas (Martin)18. Christmas is Coming (reprise)
A VERY MERRY CHRISTMAS contains Christmas carols from Canadian Brass as well as several other performers on the Opening Day Entertainment label. Guitarist- Sean Kelly, Ensemble Vivant, Guitarist and vocalist Zoe Bentley, The Beckwith Ensemble, Vocalist- Giles Tomkins and Canadian treasure- Mary Lou Fallis round out the performers. Titles included are: 1. A Very Merry Christmas - Zoe Bentley featuring Canadian Brass 2. Angels We Have Heard on High - Canadian Brass 3. Joy to the World - Sean Kelly 4. I Saw Three Ships - Sean Kelly 5. God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen - Canadian Brass 6. When the Winter Comes - Giles Tomkins 7. What Child is This? - Ensemble Vivant 8. Bring A Torch, Jeanette Isabella - Canadian Brass with Eric Robertson, organ 9. Nouvelle agreable - The Beckwith Ensemble 10. Dans cette etable - the Beckwith Ensemble 11. Deck the Halls - Ensemble Vivant 12. Canadian Sleigh Song - Mary Lou Fallis 13. Jolly Old St. Nicholas - Canadian Brass with Eric Robertson, organ 14. Sussex Carol - Canadian Brass 15. Carol of the Bells - Sean Kelly 16. Silent Night - Zoe Bentley with Canadian Brass