Leonard Bernstein

The Joy of Christmas

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Bernstein leads the New York Philharmonic Orchestra and the Mormon Tabernacle Choir in this entertaining, sophisticated and merry collection. Tracks include "God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen," "O Little Town of Bethlehem," "Away in a Manger," "The Twelve Days of Christmas" and "Carol of the Bells."

Track Listing

Title/Composer Performer Time Stream
O Come, All Ye Faithful (Adeste fidelis)
1 2:58
Twelfth Night Song (traditional Russian)
2
2:23
Away in a Manger
3 3:18
Carol of the Bells
4 2:40
5
3:23 Spotify
The Twelve Days of Christmas
6
5:08
O Little Town of Bethlehem
7 2:50
Patapan
8
2:17
Joy to the World (theme by Handel)
9
1:31
Lullay my liking, for soprano & chorus, Op. 34/2, H. 129
10
5:10
God Rest You Merry, Gentlemen (English)
11 2:14
La Virgen lava pañales (Spanish)
12
5:14 Spotify
Deck the Halls (Welsh)
13 1:24
Joseph dearest, Joseph mine (Joseph, lieber Joseph mein), carol
14
2:29
Once in Royal David's City
15
3:58
Stille Nacht, heilige Nacht (Silent Night)
16
3:33
Nutcracker, suite from the ballet, Op. 71a
17
3:16
18
2:31
19
1:40 Amazon
20
1:01
21
2:56
22
1:08
23
2:10
Hänsel und Gretel, opera
24
3:48
Messiah, oratorio, HWV 56
25
4:44
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