Tuesday, December 11, 2007

My favorite Christmas CD's

Over the years, we have amassed nearly 50 Christmas CD's. So, which ones do I enjoy listening to?

Handel - Messiah produced by The Academy of Ancient Music
A version arranged to sound as it likely would have at the time of Handel, meaning an all male chorus, using boys for the high treble parts (Women were only used for the solo parts) and authentic instrumentation

A Renaissance Christmas by The Boston Camerata

All of the Mannheim Steamroller Christmas albums (although, the one titled The Christmas Angel is my least favorite).

A Little Christmas Music by The Kings Singers

The Gift by Jim Brickman

A Family Christmas by John Tesh

This Is The Time by Michael Bolton

These Are Special Times by Celine Dion

And last, but not least

Rudy the Redneck Reindeer, Volume 2 by Mistletoe Music
Which has immortal favorites, such as "All I Want for Christmas is a Real Good Tan", "Santa Claus is Comin' on a Boogie Woogie Choo Choo Train", and "12 Readneck Days of Christmas"

1 comment:

GeckoMan said...

Hey, you forgot John Denver and the Muppets Christmas CD.