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Once Upon A Christmas (2012)

In December 2011, the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, Orchestra at Temple Square, and Bells on Temple Square were joined by Emmy-award winning actress Jane Seymour and famed baritone Nathan Gunn in a series of concerts that highlighted these stories of Christmases past. These concerts thrilled the combined audience of more than 80,000 in the Conference Center at Temple Square, a reminder that Christmas traditions from long ago still inspire us today.

  • Language English
  • UPC Code 783027023022
  • Media Types CD; MP3; Digital Download

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  1. TracksTrack TitleTrack Time
  2. 01 Deck The Hall 2:07
    Music By
    Welsh Carol
    Lyrics By
    Traditional
    Arrangement By
    Mack Wilberg
    Publisher
    Unpublished Manuscript
  3. 02 Processional: Sing Forth This Day 6:41
    Music By
    Mack Wilberg
    Lyrics By
    David Warner
    Publisher
    Unpublished manuscript
  4. 03 In dulci jubilo 3:00
    Music By
    German Carol
    Lyrics By
    Traditional
    Arrangement By
    Mack Wilberg
    Artist
    Nathan Gunn
    Publisher
    Unpublished manuscript
  5. 04 Sing Lullaby 4:50
    Music By
    Basque carol
    Lyrics By
    Sabine Baring-Gould
    Arrangement By
    Mack Wilberg
    Artist
    Nathan Gunn
    Publisher
    Unpublished manuscript
  6. 05 Domine fili unigenite, from Gloria 1:22
    Music By
    Francis Poulenc
    Lyrics By
    Traditional
    Publisher
    © Universal Music - MGB Songs on behalf of Francis Salabert Edition S. A.
    Other
    Choir and Orchestra
  7. 06 Mighty Lord, and King All-Glorious, from Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248 2:03
    Music By
    Johann Sebastian Bach
    Lyrics By
    Anonymous trans. by John Troutbeck
    Publisher
    Public domain
    Other
    Choir and Orchestra featuring Nathan Gunn
  8. 07 Ah! Dearest Jesus, from Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248 1:18
    Music By
    Johann Sebastian Bach
    Lyrics By
    Martin Luther, trans. by John Troutbeck
    Publisher
    Public domain
  9. 08 And God Said: The Day Shall Dawn, from King David 3:55
    Music By
    Arthur Honegger
    Lyrics By
    René Morax, trans. by Edward Agate
    Publisher
    Universal Music - MGB Songs on behalf of Hug-Co. and G. Ricordi & Co. Buehnen - UND
  10. 09 Twas the Night before Christmas 7:54
    Music By
    Ken Darby
    Lyrics By
    Anonymous, attr. to Clement Moore
    Arrangement By
    Ryan Murphy
    Artist
    Nathan Gunn
    Publisher
    Arrangement unpublished. Original music: © 1942 and 1945, Shawnee Press, Inc.
  11. 10 A Wintry Mix: Winter Wonderland, White Christmas, Let it Snow! 5:33
    Music By
    "Winter Wonderland", Felix Bernard; "White Christmas", Irving Berlin; Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!", Jule Styne.
    Lyrics By
    "Winter Wonderland", Richard B. Smith; "White Christmas", Irving Berlin; "Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!", Sammy Cahn
    Arrangement By
    Michael Davis
    Publisher
    Arrangement unpublished. Original music: "Winter Wonderland": © 1934 WB Music Corporat8on (Renewed), all rights reserved; "White Christmas" by Irving Berlin; used by permission of Irving Berlin Music Company (ASCAP): © 1920 and 1942 by Irving Berlin Music Company; "Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!" by Jule Styne and Sammy Cahn; used with permission by Imagem Music (ASCAP): © 1945 (Renewed) Producers Music Publ. Co., Inc. (ASCAP); All right obo Music Publ. Co., Inc. administered by Chappell & Co., used by permission.
    Other
    Nathan Gunn, Choir and Orchestra
  12. 11 Shepherds’ Dance 2:38
    Music By
    Richard Elliott
    Artist
    Organist: Richard Elliott
    Publisher
    See Organmusic.downloads.com
  13. 12 Silent Night 4:05
    Music By
    Franz Grüber
    Lyrics By
    Joseph Mohr
    Arrangement By
    Mack Wilberg
    Artist
    Nathan Gunn
    Publisher
    Unpublished manuscript
  14. 13 Luke 2: The Christmas Story 2:22
    Music By
    Mack Wilberg
    Publisher
    Unpublished manuscript
    Other
    Jane Seymour, narration
  15. 14 Angels, from the Realms of Glory 4:26
    Music By
    French carol
    Lyrics By
    James Montgomery
    Arrangement By
    Mack Wilberg
    Artist
    Nathan Gunn
    Publisher
    Public domain; unpublished manuscript.
  16. 15 Good King Wenceslas 17:42
    Music By
    Mack Wilberg
    Lyrics By
    Narration text: David Warner
    Publisher
    Unpublished manuscript
    Other
    Narration: Jane Seymour

Description

Once again, the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square bring a Christmas experience of magnificent proportion. Teaming up with Emmy award-winning actress Jane Seymour and powerful operatic baritone Nathan Gunn, Once Upon a Christmas is a majestic performance filled with the magic of the holidays. Join an audience of over 80,000 in the Conference Center at Temple Square in Salt Lake City and bring home this stunning storytelling and musical performance today!

Bonus Features - Go to the Conference Center soundstage and hear Jane Seymour and Nathan Gunn describe their unique experiences in performing with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square.
Backstage with Jane Seymour
Backstage with Nathan Gunn
Choir Press Conference Excerpts with comments from Nathan Gunn, Jane Seymour, Mac Christensen and Mack Wilberg

Mormon Channel: Choir Premieres

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