Christmas Album - (Import CD)
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- Rock & Pop
- Mono / Stereo
- Jack Gold; Ettore Stratta
- A Christmas Album
Personnel includes: Barbra Streisand (vocals); Marty Paich, Ray Ellis (conductor).
Released simultaneously with SIMPLY STREISAND in 1967, this is one of the biggest- selling Christmas albums ever. Aided by producer Ettore Stratta and arranger/conductor Ray Ellis, Barbra adds her unique touch to these Christmas classics (notice her reference to Fanny Brice in a humorous, speedy version of "Jingle Bells"). The rest of the material is presented in a slower, more traditional fashion, but it's all Barbra.
Her version of "My Favorite Things" is taken to another level through eloquent and lush phrasing. "White Christmas" is done beautifully, with excellent orchestration and some of Barbra's own lyrics thrown in for holiday humor. She takes songs you've heard 1000 times before and makes them sound new by making them her own. Ultimately, this record makes an excellent present for a Streisand fan or just a music lover in need of some Christmas fare.
- Country of Origin
- Columbia (USA)
- Studio / Live
- Barbra Streisand
- Songs / Tracks
- [ Disc 01 Track 01 ] Jingle Bells
- [ Disc 01 Track 02 ] Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
- [ Disc 01 Track 03 ] Christmas Song, The (Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire)
- [ Disc 01 Track 04 ] White Christmas
- [ Disc 01 Track 05 ] My Favorite Things
- [ Disc 01 Track 06 ] Best Gift, The
- [ Disc 01 Track 07 ] Sleep in Heavenly Peace (Silent Night)
- [ Disc 01 Track 08 ] Ave Maria - (Latin)
- [ Disc 01 Track 09 ] O Little Town of Bethlehem
- [ Disc 01 Track 10 ] I Wonder as I Wander
- [ Disc 01 Track 11 ] Lord's Prayer, The
- Sony Music Distribution (
- 1m 53s
- Video Disabled
- Rafael O. Valentin; Jack Lattig
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