American Christmas Classics
An original and significant collection of Christmas music, history, and art honoring the American heritage.
Highly Educational and Entertaining. Read the richly illustrated history about American Christmas music and hear how carols and seasonal favorites sounded from the Revolutionary War era to the 20th century.
Uniquely Nostalgic. (Click here for sample art) Relive America’s "Golden Age of Christmas Music" from 1934-1958 when the finest holiday songs, still popular today, were first released, and enjoy the wonderful images of America’s Christmas past, including Christmas cards from the Victorian Age, illustrated covers from The Saturday Evening Post, Collier’s, Scribner’s, McCall’s, and LIFE magazine, as well as one of the finest collections of American Christmas art from American favorites as Norman Rockwell, N.C. Wyeth, Grandma Moses, Henry Ossawa Tanner, and other great artists.
Family Heirloom. Collect this second in the planned ground-breaking series of Christmas music products titled THE MILLENNIA COLLECTION: Glorious Christmas Music, Songs and Carols that describes the development of Christmas music since the early centuries of Christianity.
Traditional Classics. Reflect upon the spiritual heritage of the American Christmas with world renowned carols, including O Little Town of Bethlehem, Away In a Manger, We Three Kings of Orient Are, and It Came Upon the Midnight Clear.
Historic Recordings. Enjoy classic recordings with original recording artists, such as White Christmas (Bing Crosby), The Christmas Song (Nat "King" Cole), Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer (Gene Autry), and The Little Drummer Boy (The Harry Simeone Chorale), as well as popular carols and songs by traditional American icons like Kate Smith, Mahalia Jackson, Johnny Mathis, Tammy Wynette, and Perry Como.
Additional Carol Gems. Delight in the discovery of America’s little known jewels, including The Cowboy Carol from the Southwest, Star in the East from the early frontiers of the South, and The Star Carol and Caroling, Caroling from the nation’s heartland.
Fun for the Children. Sing along with the kids at home to the jaunty lyrics of Jingle Bells, Here Comes Santa Claus, Frosty the Snow Man, Santa Claus Is Comin’ to Town, and Winter Wonderland.
Revisit Holiday Lore. Learn how St. Nicholas evolved into Santa Claus while thumbing through ‘Twas The Night Before Christmas and listening to Clement Clarke Moore’s famous poem put to song, or about the origin of "Kris Kringle," or the story behind Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer.
Cultural Treasures. Experience the wonders of The Carol of the Bells, its tune of Ukrainian origin, and the soulful Mary Had A Baby or its spiritual cousin Go Tell It On the Mountain, both of African-American roots, and the folk classics, Jesus, Jesus, Rest Your Head and I Wonder As I Wander, from the hills of Appalachia.
Sumptuous Gift Package. Here’s an opportunity to own an important piece of American Christmas culture, one which combines History, Art, Carol and Song Lyrics, and 3 Music CDs in a special package.
2-in-1 Boxed Gift Package with 3 Sensational CDs Fantastic Savings at $29.95 (50% off regular price $59.95)
SONG TITLES include: the – White Christmas (Bing Crosby) – The Christmas Song (Nat "King" Cole) – I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day (Kate Smith) – I Wonder As I Wander (Mahlia Jackson) – The Little Drummer Boy (The Harry Simeone Chorale) – Winter Wonderland (Johnny Mathis) – Jingle-Bell Rock (Bobby Helms) – Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree (Brenda Lee)
OTHER SONGS included: – Away in a Manger – The Birthday of a King – Blue Christmas – Carol, Brothers, Carol – Carol of the Bells – Caroling, Caroling – A Christmas Carol – Christmas Eve in My Hometown – Christmas in Killarney – The Christmas Waltz – Cowboy Carol – A Cradle in Bethlehem – Do You Hear What I Hear? – Frosty the Snowman – Go Tell It on the Mountain – Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas – Here Comes Santa Claus – I’ll Be Home for Christmas – It Came Upon a Midnight Clear – It’s Beginning to Look Like Christmas – Jesus, Jesus, Rest Your Head – Jingle Bells – Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow! – Mary Had a Baby – O Little Town of Bethlehem – Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer – Santa Claus Is Comin’ to Town – The Shepherd’s Carol – The Shepherd’s Story – Silver Bells – Sleigh Ride – Some Children See Him – The Star Carol – Star in the East – There Is No Christmas Like a Home Christmas – Toyland – ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas – We Three Kings of Orient Are – What Are You Doing New Year’s Eve?
- Colorful collection of 91 images, including Fine Art and Illustrations from America’s great artists, such as Norman Rockwell, Henry Ossawa Tanner, Grandma Moses, N.C. Wyeth, Eastman Johnson, Sarah Stilwell Weber, as well as images from the Smithsonian museums, Victorian Christmas cards, and popular periodicals such as The Saturday Evening Post and LIFE magazine.
- Lyrics of all 47 carols and holiday songs.
- 3 sensational CDs of uniquely American Christmas music.
ORDER today! One of the most sumptuous Christmas music gifts, and enjoy this second volume from THE MILLENNIA COLLECTION, a groundbreaking series of special Christmas music products planned for future release, and increase your knowledge about Christmas music.
"One of the greatest assemblages of Christmas music ever done." – Goldmine Magazine