Christmas in Vienna (album)

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Christmas in Vienna
Live album by Plácido Domingo, Diana Ross and José Carreras
Released 1993
Recorded December 23, 1992
Genre Christmas
Length 63:03
Label Kultur Video (DVD)
Sony Classical (Audio CD)
Producer Lalo Schifrin

Christmas in Vienna is a 1993 album released by American soul singer Diana Ross, and Spanish tenors Plácido Domingo and José Carreras for the Sony Classical label. The concert that formed the basis of this album was Domingo's first in his series of televised Christmas in Vienna concerts.

The album was recorded on December 23, 1992 at the Rathaus in Vienna with the Vienna Symphony Orchestra and the Gumpoldskirch Boys Choir as ensemble. It charted in both the US and UK and was very successful on the Billboard Classical albums chart.The album sold over 1 million copies and was an example how pop singers and classical singers can sing together. The video recording of the event aired on PBS stations the following Christmas season in the USA.

Track listing[edit]

Audio CD[edit]

  1. "Jingle Bells" (Pierpont) - 1:37
  2. "Mille Cherubini in Coro" (Schubert) - 3:54
  3. "Amazing Grace" (Newton) - 5:46
  4. "Wiegenlied" (Brahms) - 2:57
  5. "Carol of the Drum (Little Drummer Boy)" (Davis) - 2:58
  6. "The Gift of Love" (Domingo, Reilly) Orchestration by Juan J. Colomer - 3:57
  7. "Navidad" (Fons, Montalban) - 4:05
  8. "White Christmas" (Berlin) - 2:44
  9. "Ave Maria" (Schubert) - 4:56
  10. "Ave Maria" (Mascagni) - 3:38
  11. "It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year" (Pola, Wyle) - 2:42
  12. "Adeste Fideles" (Oakeley, Wade) - 2:42
  13. "If We Hold on Together" (Horner, Jennings) - 3:31
  14. "O Tannenbaum"/"Minuit, Chrétiens"/"Jingle Bells"/"La Virgen Lava Pañales"/"O Little Town of Bethlehem"/"Tu Scendi Dalle Stelle"/"Joy to the World" (Traditional/Adolphe-Charles Adam/Henry Walford Davies/Lowell Mason) - 13:45
  15. "Stille Nacht" (Gruber, Mohr) - 3:54

DVD[edit]

  1. "Jingle Bells" (James S. Pierpont) - 1:37
  2. "Mille Cherubini In Coro" (Alois Melichar) - 3:54
  3. "Songs (5), Op. 49: no 4, Wiegenlied" (Johannes Brahms) - 2:57
  4. "The Little Drummer Boy (Carol of the Drum)" (Katherine K. Davis) - 2:58
  5. "Navidad" (Antoni Parera Fons) - 4:05
  6. "Holiday Inn: White Christmas" (Irving Berlin) - 2:41
  7. "Ellens Gesang III, D 839/Op. 52 no 6 'Ave Maria'" (Franz Schubert) - 4:58
  8. "Cavalleria Rusticana: Intermezzo" (Pietro Mascagni) - 3:41
  9. "It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year" (Eddie Pola) - 2:42
  10. "Adeste Fideles 'O Come, All Ye Faithful'" (John Francis Wade) - 2:40
  11. "If We Hold On Together" (James Horner) - 3:31
  12. "O Tannenbaum"/"Minuit, Chrétiens"/"Jingle Bells"/"La Virgen Lava Pañales"/"O Little Town of Bethlehem"/"Tu Scendi Dalle Stelle"/"Joy to the World" (Traditional/Adolphe-Charles Adam/Henry Walford Davies/Lowell Mason) - 13:45
  13. "Silent Night" (Franz Xaver Gruber) - 3:54
  14. "The Gift of Love" (Plácido Domingo Jr.) Orchestration by Juan Colomer 3:55
  15. "Amazing Grace" (John Newton) - 5:46

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