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Carpenters - Christmas Portrait mp3 album

Carpenters - Christmas Portrait mp3 album Performer: Carpenters
Title: Christmas Portrait
Style: Ballad
Date of release: 1978
Country: US
Size MP3: 1326 mb
Size FLAC: 1660 mb
Rating: 4.7

Christmas Portrait is the first Christmas album and ninth studio album by American music duo Carpenters, released on October 13, 1978. The album includes a revised version of the group's signature Christmas song, "Merry Christmas Darling". It also includes one of two versions of "Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town" (a slower version, recorded in 1974, as well as other unused songs recorded during this album's sessions, were issued on the Carpenters' later Christmas album, An Old-Fashioned Christmas).

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Christmas Portrait was The Carpenters' first Christmas album. It included the Carpenters Christmas hits, Merry Christmas Darling and The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting On An Open Fire).

The Carpenters: A Christmas Portrait. The Carpenters: A Christmas Portrait is a Christmas television special featuring The Carpenters that aired on ABC on December 19, 1978. It was the second Christmas TV special that the pop duo made and was taped in October 1978

Christmas Portrait is the first Christmas album recorded by Carpenters, and the only one issued during Karen Carpenter’s lifetime. Originally released on 13 October 1978, it charted on 9 December 1978 and would go on to be the N. Christmas album of that year. After The Carpenters At Christmas TV special aired on 9 December 1977, the sibling duo decided it was finally the time to record a Christmas album

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Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 O Come, O Come Immanuel
Adapted By – Richard Carpenter
Overture (4:38)
A2a Deck The Hall
A2b I Saw Three Ships
A2c Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas
Written-By – Hugh Martin, Ralph Blane
A2d God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen
A2e Away In A Manger
Written-By – Carl Mueller, Jonathan Spilman*, Martin Luther
A2f What Child Is This
A2g Carol Of The Bells
A2h O Come All Ye Faithful (Adeste Fideles)
A3 Christmas Waltz
Written-By – Jule Styne, Sammy Cahn
A4 Sleigh Ride
Written-By – Leroy Anderson, Mitchell Parish
A5a It's Christmas Time
Written-By – A. Stillman*, V. Young*
A5b Sleep Well, Little Children
Written-By – A. Bergman*, L. Klatzkin*
A6 Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas
Written-By – Hugh Martin, Ralph Blane
A7 Santa Claus Is Comin' To Town
Written-By – Haven Gillespie, J. Fred Coots
A8 Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting On An Open Fire)
Written-By – Mel Torme*, Robert Wells
A9 Silent Night 3:19
B1 Jingle Bells 1:10
B2a First Snowfall
Written-By – J. F. Burke*, P. F. Webster*
B2b Let It Snow
Written-By – Jule Styne, Sammy Cahn
B3 Carol Of The Bells
Arranged By – Nick Perito
B4 Merry Christmas Darling
Producer – Jack DaughertyWritten-By – Frank Pooler, Richard Carpenter
B5 I'll Be Home For Christmas
Written-By – Buck Ram, Kim Gannon, Walter Kent
B6 Christ Is Born
Written-By – D. Bartolucci*, R. Charles*
B7a Winter Wonderland
Written-By – Dick Smith , Felix Bernard
B7b Silver Bells
Written-By – Jay Livingston-Ray Evans*
B7c White Christmas
Written-By – Irving Berlin
B8 Ave Maria
Adapted By – Charles Gounod

Companies, etc.

  • Record Company – EMI-Odeon Fonográfica, Industrial e Eletrônica S.A.


  • Arranged By – Nick Perito (tracks: A2)
  • Arranged By, Conductor – Billy May (tracks: A4, A6, A8, B5, B7), Peter Knight (tracks: A2, A3, A5, A7, A9 to B3, B6, B8), Richard Carpenter (tracks: A1, B4)
  • Art Direction, Design – Tim Bryant
  • Bass – Joe Osborn
  • Drums – Cubby O'Brien, Ron Tutt
  • Engineer – Dave Iveland*, Ray Gerhardt, Roger Young
  • Guitar – Bob Bain, Tommy Tedesco, Tony Peluso
  • Harp – Dorothy Remsen, Gayle Levant
  • Illustration – Robert Tannenbaum
  • Keyboards – Pete Jolly, Richard Carpenter
  • Management [Personal] – Jerry Weintraub
  • Mastered By – Bernie Grundman
  • Oboe – Earl Dumler, John Ellis
  • Producer [Associate] – Karen Carpenter
  • Producer, Concept By [Conceived] – Richard Carpenter
  • Tenor Saxophone – Bob Messenger
  • Vocals – Karen Carpenter, Richard Carpenter, Tom Bahler Chorale

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
SP-3210, R 134732 Carpenters Christmas Portrait ‎(LP, Album, Club, RCA) A&M Records, A&M Records SP-3210, R 134732 US 1978
CDMID 147, 393 173-2 Carpenters Christmas Portrait ‎(CD, Album, RE, S/Edition) A&M Records, A&M Records CDMID 147, 393 173-2 UK 1984
CS-4726 Carpenters Christmas Portrait ‎(Cass, Album, Club) A&M Records CS-4726 US 1978
SP-3210 Carpenters Christmas Portrait ‎(LP, Album, RE, x -) A&M Records SP-3210 US Unknown
SP-4726 Carpenters Christmas Portrait ‎(LP, Album) A&M Records SP-4726 Canada 1978