Christmas Carol Collection 2015
- United States
More informationThis year's selection includes traditional favourites and lesser-known Christmas carols in English and French. (Summary by Ruth Golding)
Bergers, qui êtes ici bas, author unknown; music by Ezwa.
A Christmas Lullaby, words by John Addington Symonds (1840 - 1893); music by BookAngel7.
Go Tell it on the Mountain, words by John Wesley Work, Jr.(1873-1925); music African-American spiritual.
Notre divin Maître, author unknown, music by Ezwa.
Saw You Never, In the Twilight? words by Cecil F. Alexander (1818 - 1895); music Chartres, 15th century French melody.
This Endris Night, 15th century English carol; author and composer unknown; music from the 1905 English Hymnal.
Quittez, pasteurs, author unknown; music by Ezwa.
Yule Returns, words by Rev. R. Watham; music by Vernon Bryan Crowther-Beynon (1866 - 1941).
Christmas Carol No. 3, words by Christina Rossetti; music by Susan Hawthorne.
Cradle Hymn: Hush, My Dear, Lie Still and Slumber, words by Isaac Watts (1674-1748); music traditional Welsh, arranged by Robert Bryan (1858-1920).
Bergers, allons voir dans l'étable, author unknown, music by Ezwa.
What Child is This?, words by William Chatterton Dix (1837 - 1898); Music: Greensleeves 16th century English traditional, setting from The Sunday School Hymnal and Service Book, 1871.
O Come, O Come, Emmanuel, words translated from the Latin by John Mason Neale (1818 - 1866); music 15th century French.
A Christmas Carol: Dry Your Tears, Ye Silent Mourners, words by Lady Catherine Petre (1831 - 1882); music by Robert Lucas Pearsall (1795 - 1856).
The Twelve Days of Christmas, words and music traditional altered and arranged by Frederic Austin (1872 - 1952).
Noël sur la circoncision, author unknown, music by Ezwa.
Unto Us Is Born a Son, author unknown, from the 15th century Latin; music arranged by Geoffrey Shaw (1879-1943).
In Dulci Jubilo, words 14th century German, translated by Robert Lucas Pearsall (1795 - 1856).
I Sing the Birth Was Born Tonight, words by Ben Jonson (1573-1637); music by Dmitri S. Bortnian