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Christmas Carol Collection 2015

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Narrator LibriVox Community

Publisher: LibriVox

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This 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. Bortniansky (1751-1825).Deck the Hall, words traditional, possibly alt. Mrs. L. A. Bradbury; music Nos Galan, traditional Welsh melody, arranged by Sir Charles Villiers Stanford (1852 – 1924).Infant Holy, Infant Lowly, words from a traditional Polish carol translated by Edith M. Reed (1885-1933); music Polish carol W Zlobie Lezy, arranged by Edith M. Reed.Tomorrow Shall Be My Dancing Day, words and music traditional English, author and composer unknown.I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day, words: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807 - 1882); music Waltham by John Baptiste Calkin (1827 – 1905).Silence Ciel, silence Terre, author unknown, music by Ezwa.Once in Royal David's City, words by Cecil F. Alexander (1818-1895) from Hymns for Little Children 1848; music Irby by Henry John Gauntlett (1805-1875).Christmas Carol (Nowell, Nowell), traditional carol from about 1460, author and composer unknown. Words of a traditional wassail song added by William Chappell (1809 - 1888).Coventry Carol, words by Robert Croo from the 15th Century Pageant of the
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Publishing date: 2014-08-25; Copyright Year: — Copyright Statment: —