Christmas Carol Collection 2016


LibriVox volunteers bring you a festive selection of Christmas carols for the 2016 holiday. his year's festive collection of 25 Christmas carols includes traditional favourites and lesser-known selections in English, French, German, Greek, Italian, and Latin. The singers wish all listeners around the world a happy and peaceful Christmas.

Allons tous à la crèche; author unknown; music by Ezwa.
Angels We Have Heard on High; words by James Chadwick (1813-1882); music traditional French.
Away in a Manger; author unknown; music by James Ramsay Murray (1841-1905).
Carol of the Birds; author unknown; music traditional French.
Célébrons la naissance; author unknown; music by Ezwa.
Deck the Halls; author unknown; music traditional Welsh.
Ecoutez bien l'histoire; author unknown; music by Ezwa.
Fröhliche Weihnacht überall; author unknown; music traditional.
Good King Wenceslas; words by John Mason Neale; music traditional.
Grand Dieu, c'est vous seul que j'implore; author unknown; music by Ezwa.
The Holly and the Ivy; author unknown; music traditional English.
I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day; words by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807-1882); music by John Baptiste Calkin (1827-1905).
In the Bleak Midwinter; words by Christina Rossetti (1830-1894); music by Gustav Holst (1874-1934).
La Naissance du Sauveur; author unknown; music by Ezwa.
The Noble Stem of Jesse; words and music by Michael Praetorius (1571 –1621).
O Come All Ye Faithful; by John Francis Wade.
O Holy Night; words by Placide Cappeau (1808–1877); music by Adolphe Adam (1803-1856).
Quand Dieu naquit à Noël; author unknown; music by Ezwa.
Slowly Fall the Snowflakes; words by Frederick G. Lee (1832-1902); music by William Borrow.
Saint Basil - New Years Song; original author unknown; English translation by Aristides E. Phoutrides (1887-1923), music traditional Greek.
Süßer die Glocken nie klingen; words by Wilhelm Kritzinger (1816-1890); music traditional German.
Today is Born of the Virgin - Σήμερον γενvάται εκ Παρθένου; author unknown; music traditional chant.
Tu Scendi Dalle Stelle; words and music by Saint Alphonsus Liguori (1696-1787).
Veni, Veni Emmanuel; author unknown; music traditional chant.
The Virgin Mary Had a Baby Boy; author unknown; music traditional West Indian.

Genre(s): Music

Language: Multilingual

Group: Christmas Carol Collections

Section Chapter Author Source Reader Time Language
Play 01 Allons tous à la crèche Unknown Etext Ezwa
00:05:06 fr
Play 02 Angels We Have Heard on High James Chadwick Etext Ryan DeRamos
00:03:50 en
Play 03 Away in a Manger Unknown Etext Twinkle
Christine Lehman
00:01:39 en
Play 04 Carol of the Birds Unknown Etext Robin Lamb
00:01:05 en
Play 05 Célébrons la naissance Unknown Etext Ezwa
00:03:41 fr
Play 06 Deck the Halls Unknown Etext Maria Kasper
Ray Kasper (1938-2017)
00:02:29 en
Play 07 Ecoutez bien l'histoire Unknown Etext Ezwa
00:05:13 fr
Play 08 Fröhliche Weihnacht überall Unknown Etext Gaby
00:03:16 de
Play 09 Good King Wenceslas John Mason Neale Etext Tomas Peter
00:02:37 en
Play 10 Grand Dieu, c'est vous seul que j'implore Unknown Etext Ezwa
00:06:58 fr
Play 11 The Holly and the Ivy Unknown Etext Robin Lamb
00:02:55 en
Play 12 I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Etext Amelia Chesley
00:03:08 en
Play 13 In the Bleak Midwinter Christina Rossetti Etext Twinkle
Christine Lehman
00:03:20 en
Play 14 La Naissance du Sauveur Unknown Etext Ezwa
00:06:58 fr
Play 15 The Noble Stem of Jesse Michael Praetorius Etext Christine Lehman
00:03:09 en
Play 16 O Come All Ye Faithful John Francis Wade Etext Tomas Peter
00:04:39 en
Play 17 O Holy Night Placide Cappeau Etext Romano
00:05:53 en
Play 18 Quand Dieu naquit à Noël Unknown Etext Ezwa
00:04:06 fr
Play 19 Slowly Fall the Snowflakes Frederick G. Lee Etext Maria Kasper
00:03:03 en
Play 20 Saint Basil - New Years Song Aristides E. Phoutrides Etext A LibriVox Volunteer
00:01:55 en
Play 21 Süßer die Glocken nie klingen Wilhelm Kritzinger Etext Sonia
00:04:14 de
Play 22 Today is Born of the Virgin Unknown Etext A LibriVox Volunteer
00:02:39 el
Play 23 Tu Scendi Dalle Stelle St. Alphonsus Liguori Etext Romano
00:03:46 it
Play 24 Veni, Veni Emmanuel Unknown Etext Robin Lamb
00:02:18 la
Play 25 The Virgin Mary Had a Baby Boy Unknown Etext Romano
00:03:21 en