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Carols and Christmas Songs - Bing Crosby (vocals); Bryn Terfel (bass baritone); Caryl Parry Jones (vocals); Catrin Finch (harp); Christian Phillips (vocals); Emma Walford (vocals); Geraint Cynan (vocals); Gwawr Edwards (soprano); Iestyn Jones (bass); Ken Darby Singers
Track Listing
  1. O Come, All Ye Faithful (Adeste fideles)
  2. White Christmas, song (from "Holiday Inn")
  3. Still, Still, Still (Stille, stille, stille) (Austrian)
  4. In the Bleak Midwinter, for chorus & organ, H. 73
  5. El Nacimiento, for chorus
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  1. O Come, All Ye Faithful (Adeste fideles)
  2. White Christmas, song (from "Holiday Inn")
  3. Still, Still, Still (Stille, stille, stille) (Austrian)
  4. In the Bleak Midwinter, for chorus & organ, H. 73
  5. El Nacimiento, for chorus
  6. Cantique de Noël, for voice & orchestra ("Minuit, Chrétiens," "O Holy Night")
  7. Shepherd's Pipe Carol
  8. Away in a manger (Tune: Cradle Song) (New English Hymnal 22)
  9. O Jesulein süss, for chorus
  10. Candlelight Carol, for chorus & organ
  11. Mary's Little Boy Child, song
  12. Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas (for the film Meet Me in St. Louis)
  13. Stille Nacht, heilige Nacht (Silent Night)
  14. The Wexford Carol ("Good People All, This Christmastime") (Enniscorthy Carol) (Irish)
  15. What Child Is This? (Greensleeves)
  16. O Come, All Ye Faithful (Adeste fideles)
  17. Still, Still, Still (Stille, stille, stille) (Austrian)
  18. Away in a manger (Tune: Cradle Song) (New English Hymnal 22)
  19. Candlelight Carol, for chorus & organ
  20. Stille Nacht, heilige Nacht (Silent Night)
  21. Tua Bethlehem Dref
  22. What Child Is This? (Greensleeves)
  23. In the Bleak Midwinter, for chorus & organ, H. 73
  24. Nadolig pwy a wyr, for chorus
  25. Gwyl y Baban (The Baby's Day), for chorus
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Bryn Terfel brings his large, resonant baritone to an eclectic mix of carols and Christmas songs. Terfel is in fine voice, and the album should have strong appeal for listeners looking for a grand, operatic treatment of this repertoire. The disc is made up of songs and carols in English, German, and Spanish, and a bonus disc is devoted to pieces sung in Terfel's native Welsh, several of them of Welsh origin, but most of which are traditional carols in translation. The Welsh National Opera Orchestra, capably led by Tecwyn ...

Carols and Christmas Songs 2010, DG

UPC: 028947787686

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