Christmas Carol Collection 2013

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This year's LibriVox selection of traditional Christmas carols, hymns and songs in English, French, German, Greek, Italian and Ukrainian. We wish you all a happy and peaceful Christmas.

English:
All Children are on Christmas Eve - Words & Music: Rev. Charles L. Hutchins (1838-1920).
Angels from the Realms of Glory - Words: James Montgomery (1771-1854); Music: Henry T. Smart (1813-1879).
Angels We Have Heard on High - Words: French Carol, trans. James Chadwick (1813-1882). Music: 'Gloria' French carol melody.
The Babe of Bethlehem - Old Kentish carol, arr. Henry R. Bramley (1833-1917) & John Stainer (1840-1901).
The First Nowell - traditional English carol, first published in its current form in Carols Ancient and Modern (1823) edited by William Sandys.
Good King Wenceslas - Words: John Mason Neale (1818-1866). Music: from Piae Cantiones (1582) arr. Henry R. Bramley (1833-1917) & John Stainer (1840-1901).
Hark! The Herald Angels Sing - Words: Charles Wesley (1707-1788) Music: Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847), arr. William H. Cummings (1831-1915).
The Holly and the Ivy - Words: Traditional. Music: Traditional, arr. Henry R. Bramley (1833-1917) & John Stainer (1840-1901).
I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day - Words: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807-1882) Music: John B. Calkin (1827-1905).
In Little Bethlehem - Words: Katherine Parker; Music: George W. Wilmot. In Beginner and Primary Songs for use in Sunday School and the Home.
In the Bleak Midwinter - Words: Christina Rossetti (1830 - 1894); Music: Gustav Holst (1874 - 1934).
Joy to the World - Words: Words: Isaac Watts (1674 - 1748); Music: 'Antioch' pieced together from 'Messiah' by George F. Handel (1685 - 1759) arr. Lowell Mason (1792-1872).
Lo, How a Rose E'er Blooming - Words: Words: v. 1-2, 15th Century German, trans. Theodore Baker ( 1851–1934); v. 3,4 Fridrich Layriz (1808-1859), trans. Harriet Reynolds Krauth (1845-1925); v. 5, 15th Century German, trans. John C. Mattes(1876-1948). Music: 'Es Ist Ein Ros Entsprungen (Rhythmic)' German from Köln, 1599, arr. Michael Praetorius (1571-1621).
Masters in this Hall, or, Nowell, Sing We Clear - Words: William Morris (1834-1896); Music: French Traditional.
O Come, O Come, Emmanuel - Words: translated from the Latin by John Mason Neale (1818-1866). Music: 'Veni Emmanuel', 15th Century.
Rise Up, Shepherd an' Foller - Words & Music: American Traditional arr. Franklin Robinson.
Sweet Was the Song the Virgin Sung - From William Ballet's Lute Book c.1600. Music: arr. Dr. Charles Wood (1866–1926).
Wassail! Wassail All Over the Town! (Gloucestershire Wassail) - Words & Music: English Traditional.
We Three Kings of Orient Are - Words & Music: Rev. John Henry Hopkins, Jr. D.D. (1821-1891).
What Child is This? - Words: William Chatterton Dix (1837-1898). Music: English Traditional.

français (French):.
Dans cette étable - Words: French Traditional; Music: Charles Gounod (1818-1893).

Deutsch (German):.
Es kommt ein Schiff geladen - Words: Daniel Sudermann (1550 - 1631?); Music: first published in Andernacher Gesangbuch 1608.

ελληνικά (Greek):.
I Parthenos Simeron (Η Παρθένος Σήμερον) or Today the Virgin - Words and music: St. Romanos the Melodist (5th Century).

italiano (Italian):.
Canzone di Natale - Music: Arranged by Alberto Bimboni.

українська мова (Ukrainian):.
Коляда (Kolyada) - Words and music: Traditional Ukrainian..
Про різдво Христове... (Prorizdvo Khrystove) - Words and music: Traditional Ukrainian.

Genre(s): House & Home, Music, Christianity - Other

Language: Multilingual

Section Chapter Author Source Reader Time Language
Play 01 All Children are on Christmas Eve Rev. Charles L. Hutchins Etext Ruth Golding
00:01:20 en
Play 02 Angels from the Realms of Glory James Montgomery Etext JemmaBlythe
00:02:15 en
Play 03 Angels We Have Heard on High James Chadwick Etext Bria Snow
00:03:21 en
Play 04 The Babe of Bethlehem Traditional English Carol Etext Ruth Golding
00:03:53 en
Play 05 Canzone di Natale Traditional Etext Ruth Golding
00:06:51 it
Play 06 Dans cette étable Traditional French Carol Etext Ruth Golding
00:02:39 fr
Play 07 Es kommt ein Schiff geladen Daniel Sudermann Etext Claudia Salto
00:02:32 de
Play 08 The First Nowell Traditional English Carol Etext A LibriVox Volunteer
00:04:10 en
Play 09 Good King Wenceslas John Mason Neale Etext Tony Oliva
00:02:39 en
Play 10 Hark! The Herald Angels Sing Charles Wesley Etext Bria Snow
00:02:25 en
Play 11 The Holly and the Ivy Traditional English Carol Etext Karen Savage
00:04:19 en
Play 12 I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Etext BookAngel7
00:02:58 en
Play 13 I Parthenos Simeron (Η Παρθένος Σήμερον) or Today the Virgin) Saint Romanos Etext A LibriVox Volunteer
00:01:53 el
Play 14 In Little Bethlehem Katherine Parker Etext BookAngel7
00:01:53 en
Play 15 In the Bleak Midwinter Christina Rossetti Etext Maria Kasper
00:04:47 en
Play 16 Joy to the World Isaac Watts Etext Ryan DeRamos
00:02:50 en
Play 17 Коляда (Kolyada) Traditional Etext Anastasiia Solokha
00:01:22 uk
Play 18 Lo, How a Rose E'er Blooming Michael Praetorius Etext BookAngel7
00:04:38 en
Play 19 Masters in this Hall, or, Nowell, Sing We Clear William Morris Etext Ruth Golding
00:02:45 en
Play 20 O Come, O Come, Emmanuel John Mason Neale Etext Susan Morin
00:08:08 en
Play 21 Про різдво Христове... (Prorizdvo Khrystove) Traditional Etext Anastasiia Solokha
00:03:18 uk
Play 22 Rise Up, Shepherd an' Foller Traditional Etext Ruth Golding
00:02:06 en
Play 23 Sweet Was the Song the Virgin Sung William Ballet Etext Tony Oliva
00:02:23 en
Play 24 Wassail! Wassail All Over the Town! (Gloucestershire Wassail) Traditional English Carol Etext Frances Brown
00:03:36 en
Play 25 We Three Kings of Orient Are John Henry Hopkins Jr. Etext A LibriVox Volunteer
00:03:37 en
Play 26 What Child is This? William Chatterton Dix Etext Maria Kasper
00:02:57 en