album

50 Most Essential Christmas

50 songs (3 hours and 32 minutes) Released on January 1, 2009
Disc 1
1
A Christmas Festival
Klaus Arp & Symphony Orchestra Baden Baden
7:17
2
Pastorale from Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248
Helmut Koch & Sinfonia Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin
5:31
3
The Nutcracker, Ballet Op. 71, I. Overture: Allegro giusto
Vladimir Fedoseyev & RTV Moscow Large Symphony Orchestra
3:01
4
The Nutcracker, Ballet Op. 71, Act I: Premier Tableau: III. No. 2 March: Tempo di marcia viva
Vladimir Fedoseyev & RTV Moscow Large Symphony Orchestra
2:14
5
"The Nutcracker, Ballet Op. 71, Act II: Troisieme Tableau: XIV. Le Café: Danse Arabe - Comodo
Vladimir Fedoseyev & RTV Moscow Large Symphony Orchestra
3:12
6
The Nutcracker, Ballet Op. 71, Act II: Troisieme Tableau: XV. Le Thé: Danse Chinoise - Allegro moderato
Vladimir Fedoseyev & RTV Moscow Large Symphony Orchestra
1:10
7
"The Nutcracker, Ballet Op. 71, Act II: Troisieme Tableau: XVI. Danse Russe: Tempo di Trepak - Molto vivace
Vladimir Fedoseyev & RTV Moscow Large Symphony Orchestra
1:09
8
"The Nutcracker, Ballet Op. 71, Act II: Troisieme Tableau: XIX. No. 13 Valse des fleurs - Tempo di Valse, No. 14 Pax de deux
Vladimir Fedoseyev & RTV Moscow Large Symphony Orchestra
6:58
9
The Nutcracker, Ballet, Op. 71, Act II: Troisieme Tableau: XXII. Variation II: Pour le danseuse-Danse de la fee Dragee. Andante ma non troppo - Presto
Vladimir Fedoseyev & RTV Moscow Large Symphony Orchestra
1:59
10
Ave Maria
Caffee Concerto
5:26
11
Christmas Overture
Klaus Arp & Symphony Orchestra Baden Baden
11:45
12
Ha¨nsel and Gretel: Overture
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra London & Frank Shipway
8:04
13
Die Nacht vor dem Christfest
Othmar M.F. Maga & Symphonieorchester Bochum
18:43
Disc 2
1
Concerto In F Minor for Violin, String Orchestra and Continuo, Op. 8, No. 4, RV 297, "L'inverno" (Winter): I. Allegro Non Molto
Camerata Antonio Lucio, Alun Francis & Emmy Verhey
3:26
2
Concerto In F Minor for Violin, String Orchestra and Continuo, Op. 8, No. 4, RV 297, "L'inverno" (Winter): II. Largo
Camerata Antonio Lucio, Alun Francis & Emmy Verhey
2:01
3
Concerto In F Minor for Violin, String Orchestra and Continuo, Op. 8, No. 4, RV 297, "L'inverno" (Winter): III. Allegro
Camerata Antonio Lucio, Alun Francis & Emmy Verhey
3:08
4
Concerto Grosso in G Minor 'Fatto per la Notte di Natale' 'Christmas Concerto', Op. 6 No. 8: VI. Largo. Pastorale
Solisti si Zagreb
6:44
5
Messiah: Symphony
Alexandr Dmitrijew & Lettisches Sinfonieorchester
3:07
6
Messiah: 13. Pifa (Pastoral Symphony)
Alexandr Dmitrijew & Lettisches Sinfonieorchester
2:44
7
Messiah: 42. Chorus: "Hallelujah"
Alexander Vilumanis & Latvian State Symphony Orchestra
3:35
8
The Nutcracker, Ballet Op. 71: Act 2 No. 12e Danse Miriltons
Moscow RTV Symphony Orchestra & Vladimir Fedoseyev
4:30
9
The Nutcracker, Ballet Op. 71: Act 2 No. 14c Danse Fee Dragee
Moscow RTV Symphony Orchestra & Vladimir Fedoseyev
3:12
10
The Nutcracker, Ballet Op. 71: Act 2 No 15 Valse et Apotheose
Moscow RTV Symphony Orchestra & Vladimir Fedoseyev
1:10
11
Fantasia on Greensleeves
Ussr State Academy Symphony Orchestra & Yevgeni Svetlanov
18:51
12
Les saisons, Op. 37b: No. 12, Decembre
Ussr State Academy Symphony Orchestra & Yevgeni Svetlanov
3:23
13
Der Tag, der ist so freudenrieich
Otto Winter
1:47
14
German Dances, K. 605: No. 3 in C Major
Capella Istropolitana & Paul Kantschieder
4:49
15
Das Spielzeug des Prinzen (Toy Soldiers)
Maria Isabel Siewers
3:06
16
Gelobet seist du, Jesu Christ, BWV 91: Kantate [feat. Egbert Lewark & Wolfgang Portugall]
Blechblaserensemble & Egbert Lewark feat. Egbert Lewark & Wolfgang Portugall
2:06
17
Alle Jahre wieder [feat. Wolfgang Portugall]
Blechblaserensemble, con voce festiv & Egbert Lewark feat. Wolfgang Portugall
1:02
18
Ihr lieben Christen freut euch nun [feat. Wolfgang Portugall]
Blechblaserensemble, con voce festiv & Egbert Lewark feat. Wolfgang Portugall
0:49
19
Jesus ist kommen [feat. Wolfgang Portugall]
Blechblaserensemble, con voce festiv & Egbert Lewark feat. Wolfgang Portugall
1:31
Disc 3
1
Kommt und laßt uns Christum ehren [feat. Wolfgang Portugall]
Blechblaserensemble, con voce festiv & Egbert Lewark feat. Wolfgang Portugall
0:44
2
Morgen, Kinder wirds was geben [feat. Wolfgang Portugall]
Blechblaserensemble, con voce festiv & Egbert Lewark feat. Wolfgang Portugall
1:14
3
Still, still, still [feat. Wolfgang Portugall]
Blechblaserensemble, con voce festiv & Egbert Lewark feat. Wolfgang Portugall
1:00
4
Silent Night [feat. Wolfgang Portugall]
Blechblaserensemble, con voce festiv & Egbert Lewark feat. Wolfgang Portugall
2:07
5
Tochter Zion [feat. Wolfgang Portugall]
Blechblaserensemble, con voce festiv & Egbert Lewark feat. Wolfgang Portugall
1:43
6
Zu Betlehem geboren [feat. Wolfgang Portugall]
Blechblaserensemble, con voce festiv & Egbert Lewark feat. Wolfgang Portugall
1:14
7
L' Arle´sienne Suite No. 2, Op. 23: IV. Farandole
RSO Ljubljana
3:36
8
Fu¨r Elise
Sylvia Capova
2:50
9
Sinfonia in D Major, BWV 29 (Ratswahl-Kantate): Wir danken dir Gott, wir danken dir
Sylvia Capova
4:10
10
Sleepers Wake' Wachet auf! ruft uns die Stimme, BWV 140: Eingangschor
Klemens Schnorr
4:38
11
Suite: Gigue
Janacek Philharmonic Orchestra & Egbert Lewark
3:16
12
Prelude, BWV 943 [feat. Riga Radio Choir (Humming)]
Latvian Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra feat. Riga Radio Choir (Humming)
1:57
13
Magnificat [feat. Riga Radio Choir (Humming)]
Latvian Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra & Ilmar Lapinsch feat. Riga Radio Choir (Humming)
1:27
14
Herz und Mund und That und Leben, BWV 147: Jesu Joy of Man's Freude
The Summit Hill Brass Quintet
3:31
15
Choral Overture: Schücke Dich, o liebe Seele
Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra & Albert Andreas Werner
6:02
16
Cantata, BWV 191: I. Gloria in excelsi Deo [feat. Chamber Choir Ave Sol]
Latvian Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra & Tovijs Lifsics feat. Chamber Choir Ave Sol
6:18
17
Canonic Variations on the Christmas Song, BWV 769: "Vom Himmel hoch da komm ich her..."
Ivan Sokol
13:01
18
Ave Maria
Caffee Concerto
5:54