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Encyclopedia > A Charlie Brown Christmas (album)

There are at least two versions of the Christmas music album A Charlie Brown Christmas. The 1995 re-release album cover of White Christmas A Christmas song is a song which is normally sung during the Christmas period, and usually has some Christmas or winter related theme. ... An album is a collection of related audio tracks, released together commercially in an audio format to the public. ...


Vince Guaraldi

The original release by Vince Guaraldi and his trio was in 1965, as the soundtrack to the Christmas television special A Charlie Brown Christmas. It is among the most popular holiday albums of all time. Vince Guaraldi (July 17, 1928 - February 6, 1976) was a jazz musician and pianist best known for composing music for animated adaptations of the Peanuts comic strip. ... See also: 1964 in music, other events of 1965, 1966 in music, 1960s in music and the list of years in music // Events January 4 - Fender Guitars is sold to CBS for $13 million. ... Soundtrack refers to the recorded sound accompanying a visual medium such as a motion picture, television show, or video game. ... American television In American television, a Christmas television special is typically a one-time, half-hour program aired during the Christmas season. ... Cover from the soundtrack album for A Charlie Brown Christmas A Charlie Brown Christmas (1965) is the first of many prime-time animated TV specials based upon the popular comic strip Peanuts, by Charles M. Schulz. ...

  1. O Tannenbaum 5:08
  2. What Child is This? 2:25
  3. The Little Drummer Boy 3:12
  4. Linus and Lucy 3:06
  5. Christmas Time Is Here [instrumental] 6:05
  6. Christmas Time Is Here [vocal version] 2:47
  7. Skating 2:27
  8. Hark! The Herald Angels Sing 1:55
  9. Christmas Is Coming 3:25
  10. Für Elise 1:06
  11. The Christmas Song 3:17
  12. Greensleeves 5:26

A Tannenbaum is a fir tree (German die Tanne) or Christmas tree (der Weihnachtsbaum). ... What Child Is This? is a Christmas carol lyrically written in 1865 by William Chatterton Dix to the melody of Greensleeves. ... Linus and Lucy is a jazz piano piece written by Vince Guaraldi and made popular in the Charlie Brown television specials. ... Wikisource has original text related to this article: Hark! the Herald Angels Sing Hark! The Herald Angels Sing is a Christmas hymn or carol written by Charles Wesley, the brother of John Wesley. ... Für Elise (German: For Elise) is the popular name of the Bagatelle in A minor, WoO 59, a famous piece of music for solo piano by Ludwig van Beethoven, written in 1808. ... The Christmas Song is specially released Christmas single from Christina Aguilera. ... Greensleeves is a traditional English folk song (or tune), basically a ground of the form called a romanesca; the widely believed legend is that it was composed by King Henry VIII (1491 - 1547) for his lover and future Queen, Anne Boleyn. ...

Cyrus Chestnut Trio

Cyrus Chestnut "and friends" recorded their own version the album in 2000. See also: 1999 in music, 2000 in music (UK), other events of 2000, 2001 in music, 2000s in music and the list of years in music // Events John Tavener is knighted in the New Years Honours List. ...

  1. Me And Charlie Brown (intro) 1:30
  2. Skating 4:38
  3. The Little Drummer Boy 7:16
  4. The Christmas Song 4:40
  5. Baby Dance (original) 0:50
  6. Für Elise 4:08
  7. What Child Is This? 5:07
  8. Linus And Lucy 4:59
  9. O Tannenbaum 4:06
  10. Christmas Time Is Here 4:47
  11. Me And Charlie Brown (original) 5:18
  12. Christmas Is Coming 5:35
  13. Greensleeves 5:39
  14. Hark, The Herald Angels Sing 2:13

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A Charlie Brown Christmas - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (1015 words)
A Charlie Brown Christmas (1965) is the first of many prime-time animated TV specials based upon the popular comic strip Peanuts, by Charles M. Schulz.
The musical soundtrack to A Charlie Brown Christmas, by jazz composer Vince Guaraldi, has become as well-known as the story itself, especially the piece entitled "Linus and Lucy," which has come to be regarded as the signature musical theme of the Peanuts specials.
A soundtrack album for the special was released by Fantasy Records and remains a perennial best-seller.
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