Bing Crosby / Holly Players Orchestra / Mistletoe Players / Mel Tormé

Home for the Holidays [Direct Source]

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A set of ten Christmas standards, Home for the Holidays finds the Mistletoe Players (probably comprising one musician with a MIDI setup) playing tenderly evocative versions of "We Three Kings," "O Holy Night," and "God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen," among others. Though it reveals a solid sense of arranging (piano, chimes, reed instruments, all obviously in their MIDI incarnations), the album hardly excels when it comes to performance: the musician possesses only two tempos, slow and slower, and the attempted sense of intimacy is forced.

Track Listing

Sample Title/Composer Performer Time
1 2:46
2 2:05
3 2:49
4 3:33
5 2:52
6 2:57
7
feat: Monika Röst
2:24
8
2:50
9 3:21
10
feat: Carol Jane
3:02
11 2:14
12
feat: Monika Röst
1:21
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