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Price: $14.95
Item Number: MM166
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Here is the perfect Christmas CD!   Commissioned by the Metropolitan Museum of Art, this compilation of Christmas music (no vocals) features the guitar as the lead or solo instrument.  Performers include Andres Segovia, Chet Atkins, John Williams, Charlie Byrd, John Fahey, Jose Feliciano, and other word-class guitarists.  The CD contains classical works by Bach, Handel, Vivaldi, as well as favorites such as O Christmas Tree, Silent Night, We Three Kings, O Come All Ye Faithful, Oh Holy Night, and many more.  Running Time: 53:38

1.    Russell Malone
O Christmas Tree  (2:39)

2.    Chet Atkins
God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen  (1:20)

3.    Los Angeles Guitar Quartet
The Nutcracker Suite–Waltz of the Flowers  (5:18) 

4.    Andrés Segovia 
JS BACH: Cello Suite No. 1 in G major–Prelude  (2:20)
5.    Luis Villegas
We Three Kings  (4:21)

6.    John Williams
Jesu, Joy Of Man's Desiring  (3:02)

7.    John Fahey & Richard Ruskin
Oh Holy Night  (3:26)

8.    Julian Bream
Greensleeves  (3:47)
9.    Charlie Byrd
O Come All Ye Faithful  (2:16)

10.   Al Di Meola 
Ave Maria  (4:54)

11.   Keola Beamer
Away in a Manger  (3:58)

12.   Andrés Segovia
HANDEL: Suite No. 4 in D minor–Saraband  (3:58)
13.   Jose Feliciano
Hark! The Herald Angels Sing  (1:45)

14.   Edward Flower, with Joel Brown
The Cherry Tree Carol  (4:28)

15.   Philharmonia Virtuosi, featuring Peter Press
VIVALDI: Double Mandolin Concerto–Andante  (4:23)
16.   Frank Vignola & Sam Pilafian
Silent Night  (2:03)


Manuel Ramírez
Guitar, owned by Andrés Segovia

Daniel Hopfer
Tracery with birds, acanthus, oak, and holly 

Hermann Hauser
Guitar, owned by Andrés Segovia

Guitarist Crèche Figure, Italian (Neapolitan), 18th century