George Winston - December
Label: Windham Hill Records ‎– WT-1025
Type: Cassette, Album
Country: US
Date of released: 1982
Category: Electronic
Style: Modern Classical
Genre: Electronic
Musician: George Winston
Album's name: December
ZIP archive size: 1322

George Winston - December

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A1 Thanksgiving 4:07
A2 Jesus, Jesus, Rest Your Head 2:37
A3 Joy 3:15
A4 Prelude 1:16
A5 Carol Of The Bells 3:59
Night 5:50
A6a Part One: Snow 1:51
A6b Part Two: Midnight 1:56
A6c Part Three: Minstrels 2:00
B1 Variations On The Kanon By Johann Pachelbel 5:23
B2 The Holly And The Ivy 4:55
B3 Some Children See Him
Composed By – Alfred S. Burt
B4 Peace 4:00


  • Composed By – George Winston (tracks: A1, A4, A6a, A6b, B4)
  • Design – Anne Robinson , Will Ackerman*
  • Engineer – Karen Kirsch, Steven Miller
  • Mastered By – Bernie Grundman
  • Photography [Photos] – Greg Edmond
  • Piano, Producer, Arranged By – George Winston
  • Producer – William Ackerman


Track A2: An Appalachian carol of the late eighteen hundreds. Collected by the eminent folklorist John Jacob Niles.

Track A3: inspired by an arrangement by guitarist David Qualey.

Track A5: a nineteenth Century Ukrainian carol.

Track A6
Minstrels was inspired by St. Basil's Hymn, a traditional Greek childrens New Year's carol based upon a rendition by Malcolm Dalglish, from his album Thunderhead, on Flying Fish Records.

Track B1: composed circa 1699, the Kanon was originally an organ piece.

Track B2: an eighteenth Century English carol based upon an earlier French carol.

Track B3: composed in 1951 by Jazz trumpeter Alfred S. Burt [1921 - 1954]. Some Children See Him was one of fifteen carols written as gifts for friends. The piece was originally a song with lyrics by Wilha Hutson expressing the unconditional love of children.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Text): 0 1934-11025-4
  • Barcode (Scanned): 019341102540

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
WH-1025 George Winston December ‎(LP, Album) Windham Hill Records WH-1025 US 1982
C28Y5002 George Winston December ‎(LP) Windham Hill Records C28Y5002 Japan 1982
371 025-2 George Winston December ‎(CD, Album) Windham Hill Records 371 025-2 Germany 1984
WHP-28005 George Winston December ‎(LP, Album) Windham Hill Records WHP-28005 Japan 1982
C-1025 George Winston December ‎(LP, Album) Windham Hill Records C-1025 US 1982