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Empire Brass - An Empire Brass Christmas Album

  • Performer: Empire Brass
  • Title: An Empire Brass Christmas
  • Size MP3 ver: 1927 mb
  • Size FLAC ver: 1015 mb
  • Country: US
  • Date of release: 1996
  • # Catalog: CD-80416
  • Label: Telarc
  • Rating: 4.7 of 5
  • Genre: Classical
Empire Brass - An Empire Brass Christmas Album


1Christ Was Born On Christmas Day
2Fum, Fum, Fum
3Little Drummer Boy
Written-By – Harry Simeone, Henry Onorati, Katherine Davis
4Welcome: Angels We Have Heard On High1:20
Percussion [Mallets] – Brian Jones
6O Come Rejoicing
7Carol Of The Bells
Written-By [Ukranian Christmas Carol] – Unknown Artist
8He Is Born
9The Holly And The Ivy2:50
10Byzantine Chant / Ode For Christmas
Written-By [13th Century Cyzantine Chant] – Unknown Artist
11O Come, All Ye Faithful4:41
12Ave Regina Celorum
Vocals – Laurie Monahan
13Still, Still, Still2:16
14I Saw Three Ships
15God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen
Vocals – Laurie Monahan
16Here We Come A-Caroling
17Good Christian Men Rejoice
18On Christmas Night
19Bring A Torch Jeanette, Isabella1:21
20Joy To The World2:20
21We Wish You A Merry Christmas
22Wassail Song
23O Come, O Come Emmanuel
Written-By [Gregorian Chant] – Unknown Artist
24Silent Night
Vocals – Laurie Monahan
25Oh! G (A Medley Of Favorite Christmas Carols)(7:32)
26Deck The Halls
27Coventry Carol
Vocals – Laurie Monahan
28Good King Wenceslas
Vocals – Laurie Monahan
29Angels We Have Heard On High
Arranged By – Kenneth AmisVocals – Laurie Monahan
30Arabian Dance
Written-By – Tchaikovsky


  • Arranged ByRolf Smedvig (tracks: 1 To 11, 13 To 16, 18, 19)
  • Art DirectionAnilda Carrasquillo
  • Artwork [Cover Illustration]Greg Couch
  • Bass GuitarDoug Lunn
  • DesignSusan Azzarello
  • EngineerMichael Bishop
  • Executive-ProducerRobert Woods
  • French HornLuiz Garcia
  • GuitarSteve Ide
  • KeyboardsJohn Sauer
  • PercussionBrian Jones , Kelly Smedvig (tracks: 4)
  • Percussion [Electronic & Acoustic]Kurt Wortman
  • ProducerElaine Martone
  • Recorded ByMichael Bishop
  • Rhythm GuitarJames Bonney (tracks: 4), Rob Putnam
  • TromboneScott A. Hartman
  • TrumpetMark Inouye
  • Trumpet [Solo]Rolf Smedvig
  • TubaKenneth Amis
  • ViolinRick Tiven
  • VocalsLaurie Monahan


Recorded in Studio A, National Music Center, Lenox, Massachusetts, May 15-19, 1996.


  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 1): DIDX-043026 1 A01
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 2 label side): DIDX-043026 1 A03
  • Mastering SID Code (Variant 1,2): IFPI L322
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 2 data side): IFPI 505B


  • Recorded At – National Music Center, Lenox
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Telarc
  • Copyright (c) – Telarc
  • Glass Mastered At – DADC – DIDX-043026


An Empire Brass Christmas: The World Sings - Empire Brass. Лента с персональными рекомендациями и музыкальными новинками, радио, подборки на любой вкус, удобное управление своей коллекцией. Album 1996 19 Songs. Byzantine ChantOde For Empire Brass Christmas is a terrific collection of traditional carols and hymns, all given stately, attractive, classical arrangements. It doesn't offer anything unexpected, but it is well done and quite entertaining it's an ideal classical holiday record for any occasion. Track Listing. Listen free to Empire Brass An Empire Brass Christmas: The World Sings Welcome: Angels We Have Heard On High, Byzantine Chant, Ode For Christmas and more. 19 tracks 62:34. Empire Brass. Welcome: Angels We Have Heard On High, 01:19. Byzantine ChantOde For Christmas, 01:53. God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen, 06:18. The Holly and the Ivy, 02:53. Carol of the Bells, 02:20. Good King Wenceslas, 03:46. O Come, O Come Emmanuel, 01:18. Coventry Carol, 02:28. Empire Brass is a brass quintet from the United States. The group was founded in 1972. The original members met at Tanglewood Music Center in Lenox, Massachusetts in 1970. The quintet chose its name after performing in New York City. New York is the Empire State. They continue to tour regularly in North America, Europe, and Asia. They have been the Faculty Quintet-in-Residence at Boston University since 1976. Empire Brass: Brass quintet from the United States. The original members met at Tanglewood Music Center in 1970. Jacuchzet, frohlocket from Christmas Oratorio BWV 248, O Holy Night, What Child Is This и другие песни. Empire Brass Quintet. Rolf Smedvig, Trumpet Derek Lockhart, Trumpet Victor Sungarian, French Horn Greg Spiridopoulos, Trombone Kenneth Amis, Tuba. They simply have no competition. any Empire Brass performance live or on a recording sends a thrill of pleasure through your nervous system. the boston globe. They exhibited virtuosity and versatility far beyond the normal call of concert duty. You have not often heard an ensemble that played with more gusto than this one. new york times. The glorious musicianship of the Empire Brass is famous all over the world. Congratulations Empire Brass, this CD will be given away as a white elephant present to some poor, unsuspecting friend this Christmas. I was expecting brass and also tasteful. Instead I was assualted by obnoxious electric guitar and Stompesque percussion. Too much singing too, even if done more tastefully than the guitar and percussion. Some songs were so bad that I couldn't even finish them before skipping to the next track. Read more. 4 people found this helpful

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