LibriVox volunteers bring you a festive selection of 22 Christmas carols for the 2017 holiday. This year’s collection includes traditional favorites and lesser-known selections in English, German, Italian, and Latin. The singers wish all listeners around the world a happy and peaceful Christmas.
Adeste Fidelis; words and music traditional .
Angels From the Realms of Glory; words by James Montgomery (1771-1854); music by Henry Smart (1813-1879).
A Babe is Born; words traditional; music by BookAngel7.
The Boar’s Head; words and music traditional.
Child in the Manger; words by Mary M. MacDonald (1798-1872); tune traditional.
Canzone di Natale (Christmas Lullaby); words and music traditional .
Christmas Once is Christmas Still; words by Phillips Brooks (1835-1893); tune by BookAngel7.
Coventry Carol; words and music traditional.
God Rest You Merry, Gentlemen; words and music traditional.
Good Christian Men Rejoice; words by John Mason Neale (1818-1866 ); tune traditional.
Go Tell It On the Mountain; by John Wesley Work, Jr.
His Advent; words by Alfred Hayes (1857-1936); tune by Joseph Barnby (1838-1896).
The Holly and the Ivy; words and music traditional .
It Came Upon a Midnight Clear; by Edward H. Sears (1810-1876); music by Richard Storrs Willis (1819-1900).
O Come All Ye Faithful; words by Frederick Oakeley ( 1802-1880); tune traditional.
O Little Town of Bethlehem; words by Phillips Brooks (1835-1893); music by Lewis Henry Redner (1831-1908); additional music by Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958).
O Tannenbaum; words by Ernst Anschütz ( 1780-1861); tune by Melchior Franck (1579-1639).
Pastor Bonus; words by Alfred Edward Alston (1862-1927); tune by commonsparrow3.
Silent Night; words in original German by Franz Xaver Gruber (1787-1863); English translation by John F. Young (1820-1885); music by Franz Xaver Gruber.
Good King Wenceslaus; words by John Mason Neale; music traditional .
What Child Is This?; words by William Chatterton Dix (1837-1898); tune traditional.
While Shepherds Watched Their Flocks By Night; words by Nahum Tate (1652-1715); music by George F. Handel (1685-1759).
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