A Christmas Carol > TV Soundtrack


Show Details

Show
A Christmas Carol (2)
Music
Bernard Herrmann (8)
Lyrics
Maxwell Anderson (100)
Book
Maxwell Anderson (100)

Recording Details

Date
December 23, 1954
Type
Audio / TV Cast
Method
Studio
Language
English
Theatre/Venue
Shower of Stars
Group/Studio
CBS
Director
Ralph Levy (3)
Choreography
Donald Saddler (14)
Conductor
Bernard Herrmann (8)
Music Director
Roger Wagner (4) — Vocal Supervision
Orchestrations
Bernard Herrmann (8)
Performer
Christopher Cook (2), Craig Hill (3), Marilyn Horne (25) — dubs Sally Fraser, Fredric March (2), Ray Middleton (29), Roger Wagner Chorale (4)
Notes
Chrysler Shower of Stars Production presented December 23, 1954
Shortcode
[r7539]

Releases (2)

Format
CD
Label
Kritzerland KR 20011-9
Released
2008
Country
US
Barcode
857252001190
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Also Contains
A Child Is Born - 1955 Studio Cast
Liner Notes
Bruce Kimmel (202)
Package Design
Doug Haverty (34)
Mastering
James Nelson (27)
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
LP
Label
Unicorn RHS-850
Released
1978
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# Tracks
11
Lists
14 collectors / 5 wish lists
Shortcode
[rl9968]
1. Holly Pine and Mistletoe
2. Santa Claus; Humbug
3. Marley's Ghost
4. The Journey into Christmas Past
5. What Shall I Give My Lad for Christmas?
6. A Very Merry Christmas
7. Bless Us Everyone
8. The Dream Ends
9. Scrooge Rejoins the Human Race
10. Bless Us Everyone
11. A Happy Ending

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