A Christmas Spectacular of Carols and Songs Album Cover Art

Michael Crawford , Michael Ball , Paul Nicholas , Sarah Brightman , Dave Willetts , Elaine Paige , and the cast of Les Misérables, 42nd Street, Cats, Anything Goes, Phantom of the Opera, Chess, Me & My Girl

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Michael Crawford, Michael Ball, Paul Nicholas, Sarah Brightman, Dave Willetts, Elaine Paige, and the cast of Les Misérables, 42nd Street, Cats, Anything Goes, Phantom of the Opera, Chess, Me & My Girl A Christmas Spectacular of Carols and Songs Cover Art

Tracklist


CD 1
  • 1. Let’s Pretend
    length: 3:09
    conductor: Mike Batt
    lead vocals: Michael Crawford
    orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
    arranger: John Cameron
    choir vocals: Children from Sylvia Young Theatre School
    writer: Alain Boublil, Claude‐Michel Schönberg, Richard Maltby, Jr.
  • 2 We Wish You a Merry Christmas
    length: 1:43
    orchestra: The Wren Orchestra
    arranger: John Rutter
  • 3. The Most Wonderful Birthday of All
    length: 4:07
    orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra
    lyricist: Norman Newell
    composer: Carl Davis
  • 4. Away in a Manger
    length: 3:06
    vocal: Paul Nicholas
    orchestra: The Wren Orchestra
    arranger: Robert Docker
    lyricist: Charles Hutchinson Gabriel, [anonymous]
    composer: William James Kirkpatrick
  • 5 White Christmas
    length: 4:13
    orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra
    lyricist: Irving Berlin
    composer: Irving Berlin
  • 6. A Winter Boy
    length: 2:44
    vocal: Colm Wilkinson
    orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra
    writer: Caryl Brahms, John Dankworth
  • 7 Ave Maria
    length: 3:59
    producer: Mike Batt
    conductor: Mike Batt
    vocal: Elaine Paige
    orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra
    arranger: Mike Batt
    composer: Johann Sebastian Bach, Charles‐François Gounod
  • 8. The First Nowell / Hark! The Herald Angels Sing
    length: 2:38
    orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra
  • 9. In dulci jubilo
    length: 2:37
    conductor: Mike Batt
    vocal: [theatre]
    orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra
    solo: David Romano
    arranger: Charles Mackerras
  • 10. I Watch You Sleeping
    producer: Mike Batt and Norman Newell
    conductor: Mike Batt
    vocal: Frances Ruffelle
    orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
    arranger: Mike Batt
    composer: Mike Batt
    lyricist: Mike Batt
  • 11. Christmas
    length: 3:49
    lead vocals: David Essex
    performer: Tommy Eyre, Mo Foster, Trevor Morrell and Mitch Dalton
    composer: David Essex
    lyricist: David Essex
  • 12 Joy to the World
    length: 2:24
    orchestra: The Wren Orchestra
    arranger: John Rutter
    lyricist: Isaac Watts
    composer: Lowell Mason, George Frideric Handel
  • 13 In the Bleak Midwinter
    length: 4:08
    vocal: Sarah Brightman
    orchestra: The Wren Orchestra
    composer: Harold Edwin Darke
    lyricist: Christina Rossetti
  • 14. Silver Bells
    length: 2:21
    orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra
    writer: Jay Livingston, Ray Evans
  • 15. Ding Dong Merrily on High / O Come All Ye Faithful
    length: 5:21
    orchestra: The Wren Orchestra
  • 16 Silent Night
    length: 2:38
    conductor: Mike Batt
    lead vocals: Julia McKenzie
    vocal: [theatre]
    orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra
    arranger: David Cullen
    translator: John Freeman Young
    lyricist: Josef Mohr
    composer: Franz Xaver Gruber
  • 17. White Shepherds Watched
    length: 2:27
    conductor: Mike Batt
    vocal: [theatre]
    orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra
  • 18 When a Child Is Born
    length: 3:50
    vocal: Michael Ball
    orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
    composer: Zacar
    lyricist: Fred Jay
  • 19. God Rest You Merry, Gentlemen
    length: 3:08
    conductor: Mike Batt
    vocal: [theatre]
    orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra
    arranger: John Rutter
    arranger: Ralph Carmichael
    composer: [traditional]
    lyricist: [traditional]
  • 20 Winter Wonderland
    length: 3:12
    vocal: Dave Willetts and [theatre]
    orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra
    arranger: David Cullen
    composer: Felix Bernard
    lyricist: Richard B. Smith
  • 21 Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
    length: 3:01
    conductor: Mike Batt
    vocal: [theatre]
    orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra
    arranger: David Cullen
    composer: Hugh Martin
    lyricist: Ralph Blane
  • 22. Save the Children
    length: 4:11
    orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
    composer: Robert Mackintosh
    lyricist: Norman Newell