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Show
A Child Is Born
Music
Bernard Herrmann (8)
Lyrics
Stephen Vincent Benet (2)
Book
Stephen Vincent Benet (2)

Recording Details

Date
December 25, 1955
Type
Audio / TV Cast
Method
Live
Language
English
Theatre/Venue
General Electric Theater
Group/Studio
CBS
Director
Don Medford
Conductor
Bernard Herrmann (8)
Orchestrations
Bernard Herrmann (8)
Performer
Nadine Conner (7), Victory Jory, Roger Wagner Chorale (4), Theodor Uppman (5)
Notes
Original TV musical as presented on General Electric Theater December 25, 1955
Shortcode
[r7538]

Releases (2)

Format
CD
Label
Kritzerland KR 20011-9
Released
2008
Country
US
Barcode
857252001190
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Also Contains
A Christmas Carol - 1954 TV Soundtrack
Liner Notes
Bruce Kimmel (198)
Package Design
Doug Haverty (31)
Mastering
James Nelson (25)
Notes
Limited edition 1000 copy run
# Tracks
12
Lists
23 collectors / 4 wish lists
History
1 Revisions
Shortcode
[rl20079]
A Christmas Carol
1. Prelude -- Flute solo (2:49)
On This Darkest Day of Winter -- Roger Wagner Chorale
2. Santa Claus, Santa Claus -- Roger Wagner Chorale (1:55)
Scene: The Office
3. Marley (The Spirits' Lament) -- Roger Wagner Chorale (2:05)
4. Scene: The Past (2:35)
The Christmas Dance -- Orchestra
5. What Shall I Give My Lad for Christmas? -- Marilyn Horne (4:57)
What Shall I GIve My Girl For Christmas? -- Craig Hill
6. A Very Merry Christmas (Oh, Days May Come) -- Ray Middleton (2:55)
7. And Bless Us Everyone -- Christopher Cook (3:06)
Scene: The Future
8. The Grave (1:36)
The Bells
9. Scene: Greetings (7:01)
Scene: The Doorway
Dear God of Christmas -- Orchestra
Finale (And Bless Us Everyone) -- Chrisopher Cook, Roger Wagner Chorale
A Child Is Born
10. Part One: "This is a Town..." (6:55)
11. Part Two: "The day passed, and night fell on the town..." (5:42)
12. Part Three: "The night deepens..." (12:32)
Format
EP
Label
MCA TV C-55
Released
1956
Search
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Lists
7 collectors / 7 wish lists
Shortcode
[rl9967]

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