Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Blogmass 2015 Day 03

This 1968 album is pretty well scrubbed of any attempt to be hip.

Featuring Leontyne Price, Vikki Carr, John Gary, Nicolai Gedda, the Vienna Choir Boys With The Firestone Orchestra And Chorus Conducted By Irwin Kostal. Orchestrations by Irwin Kostal.

Firestone Presents Your Christmas Favorites Volume 7

A1. Medley: Joy to the World/The First Noel/Hark! The Herald Angels Sing (Choir Boys and Chorus)
A2. Rise Up, Shepherd, and Follow (John Gary and Chorus)
A3. O Holy Night (Leontyne Price)
A4. Good Christian Men, Rejoice (Nicolai Gedda & Chorus)
A5. While Shepherds Watched Their Flocks (Vienna Choir Boys)
A6. I Still Believe in Christmas (Vikki Carr and Chorus)
B1. Medley: Jingle Bells / Ding, Dong! Merrily On High / The Bells of Christmas (Vienna Choir Boys and Chorus)
B2. Ave Maria (Nicolai Gedda)
B3. He Shall Feed His Flock [From 'The Messiah' By Handel] (Leontyne Price)
B4. It Came Upon the Midnight Clear (John Gary and Chorus)
B5. Medley: Jolly Old St. Nicholas/Up On The Housetop (Vikki Carr and Chorus)
B6. Silent Night (Leontyne Price, Nicolai Gedda, Vienna Choir Boys, and Chorus).


Blogger HaarFager said...

I remember back in the 1960s when albums like this could be found at your local grocery stores leading up to Christmas. Brings back a lot of good memories - thanks for sharing and your blog is just great!

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