“Favorite Christmas Carols and songs performed by the world renown Crouch End Festival Chorus (conductor – David Temple) will brighten anybody’s Holiday season.”
This exciting album is the third release in the Silva Classics’ Christmas Choral Classics series featuring the Crouch End Festival Chorus and The City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra under the baton of David Temple. The songs superb new vocal and musical arrangements were penned by Evan Jolly, Paul Bateman and Paul Campbell. Following on the success of Christmas Choral Classics and The Greatest Christmas Choral Classics, the updated release features both Christmas favourites and contemporary songs that have, over the years, become part of the festivities (Fairytale Of New York, Hallelujah and Perfect Day).
Described as “adventurous”
by The Independent, Crouch End Festival Chorus is now one of the UK’s chart-topping leading choirs. Internationally recognised and praised for its effortless adaptability to perform both classical and contemporary works, the Choirs’ collaborations boast Murray Gold’s Doctor Who, Ray Davies (The Kinks), Katherine Jenkins, Alfie Boe, Jose Carreras, Lesley Garrett, Hans Zimmer, Ennio Morricone, John Adams and Philip Glass.
The City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra is a world-renown professional symphony orchestra, founded over 60 years ago. The orchestra is well known for playing film and TV music, Planet Earth music and Video Games Live, as well as standard classical repertoire, under the guidance of conductor Nic Raine and guest artist Itzhak Perlman. The Prague Philharmonic has featured on a number of Silva Screen’s highly acclaimed releases including The Complete Harry Potter Music Collection, Music of Game Of Thrones and The Lord Of The Rings Trilogy.
1 Amazing Grace 4:16
2 Hallelujah 5:46
3 Fairytale Of New York 4:24
4 In The Bleak Midwinter 5:22
5 O Little Town Of Bethlehem 3:48
6 Believe (From The Polar Express) 5:17
7 We Three Kings 3:30
8 Do They Know It’s Christmas? 3:53
9 I Saw Three Ships 2:34
10 Frosty The Snowman 3:18
11 Keeping The Dream Alive 4:15
12 O Come O Come Emmanuel 4:38
13 Once In Royal Davids City 4:24
14 Sussex Carol 2:43
15 While Shepherds Watched Their Flocks 2:21
16 The Lamb 4:14
17 Perfect Day 3:40
18 All Alone On Christmas (From Home Alone 2) 3:26
19 Auld Lang Syne 5:40