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  • Performer: Carpenters
  • Album: Christmas Portrait
  • FLAC: 1283 mb | MP3: 1485 mb
  • Country: US
  • Style: Ballad, Vocal
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Carpenters - Christmas Portrait download album

The Carpenters: A Christmas Portrait" (1978) was Richard and Karen Carpenter's fourth TV special and second and final one for Christmas.

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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).

Overture (An Old Fashioned Christmas). UMG (от лица компании "A&M"); CMRRA, ASCAP, UMPG Publishing, LatinAutor - Warner Chappell, UBEM, PEDL, Warner Chappell, LatinAutor, LatinAutor - UMPG" и другие авторские общества (4). Композиция. An Old Fashioned Christmas. UMG (от лица компании "A&M"); LatinAutor - Warner Chappell, UMPI, CMRRA, UMPG Publishing, LatinAutor - UMPG, PEDL, Warner Chappell, UBEM, LatinAutor, ASCAP" и другие авторские общества (5). Композиция

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

Carpenters ‎– Christmas Portrait. Label: A&M Records ‎– 394 726-2. Series: Audio Master Plus Series –. Format: CD, Album, Mixed, Reissue. 2-3. Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas. 2-4. God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen. 2-5. Away In A Manger. 2-6. What Child Is This.

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).

Carpenters – Christmas Portrait Album Zip Download (6. 9MB) Songs are compressed with best possible compression by keeping maximum quality possible. Each track has same high quality 320kbps CBR format.

Released October 13, 1978. Christmas Portrait Tracklist. 3. An Old Fashioned Christmas Lyrics. 4. Christmas Waltz Lyrics. 5. Sleigh Ride Lyrics.

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1 It Came Upon A Midnight Clear 0:40
Overture (8:14)
2a Happy Holiday
2b The First Noel
2c March Of The Toys
2d Little Jesus
2e I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus
2f O Little Town Of Bethlehem
2g In Dulce Jubilo
2h Gesu Bambino
2i Angels We Have Heard On High
3 An Old-Fashioned Christmas 2:12
4 Christmas Waltz 2:12
5 Sleigh Ride 2:39
6 It's Christmas Time 2:52
7 Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas 3:53
8 Santa Claus Is Comin' To Town 1:05
9 Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting On An Open Fire) 3:38
10 Carol Of The Bells 1:38
11 Merry Christmas Darling 3:04
12 Christ Is Born 3:12
13 O Holy Night 3:09
14 Home For The Holidays 2:35
Medley (3:41)
15a Here Comes Santa Claus
15b Frosty The Snowman
15c Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer
15d Good King Wenceslas
16 Winter Wonderland / White Christmas 5:17
17 Ave Maria 2:33
Selections From "Nutcracker" (5:25)
18a Overture Miniature
18b Dance Of The Sugar Plum Fairies
18c Valse Des Fleurs
19 Little Altar Boy 2:44
20 I'll Be Home For Christmas 3:48
21 Silent Night 3:19


  • Arranged By – Billy May (tracks: 5, 7, 9, 20), Peter Knight (tracks: 2 to 4, 8, 10, 13 to 15, 18, 19), Richard Carpenter (tracks: 1, 11)
  • Art Direction, Design – Chuck Beeson, Tim Bryant
  • Bass [Electric] – Joe Osborn
  • Double Bass – Peter Morgan*
  • Drums – Barry Morgan, Cubby O'Brien, Ron Tutt
  • Engineer – Eric Tomlinson, John Richards, Ray Gerhardt, Roger Young
  • Engineer [Assistant] – Allan Rouse, Clyde Kaplan, Dave Ireland, Jim Cassell, Robert de la Garza
  • Harp – Dorothy Remsen, Gayle Levant, Skiala Kanga*
  • Illustration – Robert Tannenbaum
  • Keyboards – Pete Jolly
  • Mastered By – Arnie Acosta
  • Producer – Jack Daugherty (tracks: 11)
  • Producer [Associate] – Karen Carpenter (tracks: 4 to 12, 16, 17, 20, 21)
  • Saxophone [Tenor] – Bob Messenger
  • Vocals – Karen Carpenter, The English Chorale, The O.K. Chorale
  • Vocals, Producer, Keyboards, Other [Conceived By] – Richard Carpenter


Entire CD plays continuously, and this Special Edition combines selected tracks from their 2 previous Christmas albums, Christmas Portrait and An Old Fashioned Christmas .

Tracks 1 -21 are 1984 A&M Records, Inc.
Printed in England
Inside CD notes:
"This album lovingly dedicated to the memory of my late sister and friend Karen, who was extremely fond of both Christmas and Christmas music."

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 082839517324
  • Matrix / Runout: Mastered by Nimbus CAR CD 9 1
  • Rights Society: MCPS/BIEM

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