Leonard Bernstein

The Joy of Christmas

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AllMusic Review by Wanda Van Horn

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 Leonard Bernstein 02:58
Twelfth Night Song (traditional Russian)
2 Leonard Bernstein 02:23
Away in a Manger
3 Leonard Bernstein 03:18
Carol of the Bells
4 Leonard Bernstein 02:40
5 Leonard Bernstein 03:23 SpotifyAmazon
The Twelve Days of Christmas
6 Leonard Bernstein 05:08
O Little Town of Bethlehem
7 Leonard Bernstein 02:50
Patapan
8 Leonard Bernstein 02:17
Joy to the World (theme by Handel)
9 Leonard Bernstein 01:31
Lullay my liking, for soprano & chorus, Op. 34/2, H. 129
10 Leonard Bernstein 05:10
God Rest You Merry, Gentlemen (English)
11 Leonard Bernstein 02:14
La Virgen lava pañales (Spanish)
12 Leonard Bernstein 05:14 SpotifyAmazon
Deck the Halls (Welsh)
13 Leonard Bernstein 01:24
Joseph dearest, Joseph mine (Joseph, lieber Joseph mein), carol
14 Leonard Bernstein 02:29
Once in Royal David's City
15 Leonard Bernstein 03:58
Stille Nacht, heilige Nacht (Silent Night)
16 Leonard Bernstein 03:33
Nutcracker, suite from the ballet, Op. 71a
17 Leonard Bernstein 03:16
18 Leonard Bernstein 02:31
19 Leonard Bernstein 01:40 Amazon
20 Leonard Bernstein 01:01
21 Leonard Bernstein 02:56
22 Leonard Bernstein 01:08
23 Leonard Bernstein 02:10
Hänsel und Gretel, opera
24 Leonard Bernstein 03:48
Messiah, oratorio, HWV 56
25 Leonard Bernstein 04:44
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