MANNHEIM STEAMROLLER CHRISTMAS SYMPHONY

October 17, 2016 - Comment

2011 holiday album from Chip Davis and Co. containing all new renditions of yuletide favorites performed with the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra. Mannheim Steamroller Christmas Symphony features 16 holiday tracks expanded into full symphonic arrangements and performed by the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra. In addition to demand by Mannheim Steamroller’s always-growing fan base, Christmas Symphony will resonate

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2011 holiday album from Chip Davis and Co. containing all new renditions of yuletide favorites performed with the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra. Mannheim Steamroller Christmas Symphony features 16 holiday tracks expanded into full symphonic arrangements and performed by the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra. In addition to demand by Mannheim Steamroller’s always-growing fan base, Christmas Symphony will resonate with classic music listeners.

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dliamt says:

Quite good… just be sure you know what you’re getting! First, for anyone who does not already know: The arrangements on this CD are essentially the same as the ones on the previous MS CDs. The only real difference is the instrumentation. So, for example, “Deck The Halls” and “Hark The Herald Angels Sing” are still played in that bouncy 12/8 time as they were so many years ago, but instead of synthesized horns and keyboards, they’re now played by an actual symphony. Whether or not this will be enough to make the album a worthwhile purchase for…

Bret White says:

Mannheim Steamroller Unplugged! This is a great CD of Mannheim Steamroller favorites unplugged for full symphonic arrangement. Instead of electric bass in Little Drummer Boy you get the sound of a full Tuba section. In the trumpet runs of Hark the Herald Angels Sing you get a nice little background string and piccolo run for compliments. Suspended cymbals and gongs have been added with extra timpani throughout the album and in Silent Night, instead of choir oohs there is a beautiful performance of cello solo. Live horn…

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