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The Christmas Collection

The Christmas Collection

All the music you’ll need for Christmas, in one three-CD set – featuring three bonus festive recipes.

CD 1 – Christmas Concerto: Classical music for decorating the tree on Christmas Eve, including excerpts from Handel’s Messiah, Bach’s Christmas Oratorio and Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker as well as music by Liszt, Corelli, Britten, Rutter and more.

CD 2 – The First Nowell: Build the excitement of Christmas morning with favourite traditional carols sung by Australia’s finest choirs, featuring Once in Royal David’s City, Good King Wenceslas, O Come All Ye Faithful, Joy to the World and Silent Night.

CD 3 – Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas: Relax on Christmas afternoon with classic jazz from Ella Fitzgerald, Frank Sinatra, Bing Crosby, Duke Ellington, Diana Krall, James Morrison, Billie Holiday, The Idea of North and many more.

Plus festive recipes: Treat yourself with new recipes from top Australian chefs including a delicious new take on roast turkey and irresistible desserts.


CD 1 – Christmas Concerto

  1. BACH Christmas Oratorio: Sinfonia
  2. TCHAIKOVSKY The Nutcracker: March
  3. TRAD. FRENCH Angels from the Realms of Glory
  4. 4-10. ROWLEY Christmas Suite
  5. TCHAIKOVSKY The Nutcracker: Dance of the Sugar-Plum Fairy
  6. GRUBER Silent Night
  7. TRAD. SCOTTISH Rorate
  8. LOCATELLI Christmas Concerto: Pastorale
  9. LISZT The Shepherds at the Manger – In dulci jubilo
  10. LISZT Slumber Song
  11. BACH / WALTON Sheep May Safely Graze
  12. WARLOCK Christmas Night
  13. CORELLI Christmas Concerto: Pastorale
  14. BRITTEN Corpus Christi Carol
  15. LISZT Christmas Song: Christ is Born
  16. RUTTER Angels’ Carol
  17. LIADOV Christmas Song
  18. GUILMANT Variations on a Polish Noël
  19. TRAD. WELSH Deck the Halls
  20. JAMES Christmas Day
  21. HANDEL Messiah: Pifa (Pastoral Symphony)


CD 2 – The First Nowell

  1. Once in Royal David’s City
  2. O Come, All Ye Faithful
  3. Es ist ein Ros entsprungen
  4. Star Carol
  5. Good King Wenceslas
  6. Gaudete!
  7. A Spotless Rose
  8. The Angel Gabriel
  9. It Came upon the Midnight Clear
  10. The First Nowell
  11. O magnum mysterium
  12. Away in a Manger
  13. Stille Nacht (Silent Night)
  14. God Rest You Merry, Gentlemen
  15. The Three Kings
  16. In dulci jubilo
  17. Shepherds’ Pipe Carol
  18. Carol of the Birds
  19. Joy to the World
  20. Ding! Dong! Merrily on High
  21. O Holy Night
  22. O Little Town of Bethlehem


CD 3 – Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas

  1. Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas (Ella Fitzgerald)
  2. Christmas Dreaming (Frank Sinatra)
  3. White Christmas (Bing Crosby)
  4. It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas (Perry Como)
  5. I’ve Got My Love to Keep Me Warm (Billie Holiday)
  6. Baby It’s Cold Outside (Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Jordan)
  7. Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow! (Frank Sinatra)
  8. Jingle Bells (Diana Krall)
  9. Winter Wonderland (Chet Baker)
  10. Christmas Cards (Alma Cogran)
  11. The Christmas Song (Merry Christmas to You) (Nat King Cole)
  12. Santa Claus is Coming to Town (Bing Crosby & The Andrews Sisters)
  13. Frosty the Snowman (Ella Fitzgerald)
  14. Santa Baby (The Swingle Singers)
  15. When You Trim Your Christmas Tree (Jack Haskell)
  16. Silent Night (James Morrison)
  17. Mary’s Boy Child (The Idea of North)
  18. God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen (James Morrison)
  19. Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree (The Swingle Singers)
  20. Sugar Rum Cherry (Dance of the Sugar-Plum Fairy) (Duke Ellington and His Orchestra)
  21. I’ll Be Home for Christmas (The Idea of North)
  22. Sleigh Ride (Melbourne Symphony Orchestra)
  23. Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer (Harry Babbitt)
  24. Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas (The Idea of North)


The Christmas Collection is available now.

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