Christmas Carol Collection 2018


LibriVox volunteers bring you a festive selection of 21 Christmas carols for the 2018 holiday. This year's collection includes traditional favorites and lesser-known selections in English, Dutch, French, Greek, Scottish Gaelic, and German. The singers wish all listeners around the world a happy and peaceful Christmas and New Year. - Summary by Maria Kasper

Avent; words traditional French; music by Ezwa.
The Bitter Withy; words and music traditional.
Ça Bergers; words traditional French; music by Ezwa.
The Cherry Tree; words and music traditional.
Χριστός Γεννάται Δοξάσατε (Christos Gennatai); words by Cosmas of Maiuma (d. 794); music by William J. Kirkpatrick (1838-1921).
Constant Christmas; words by Phillips Brooks (1835-1893); music by Timothy R. Matthews (1826–1910).
Coventry Carol; words and music traditional.
De Vos Ravissantes Voix; words traditional French; music by Ezwa.
The First Noel; words and music traditional.
De Herdertjes Lagen Bij Nachte; words and music by Joseph Alberdingk Thijm (1820-1889).
In the Bleak Midwinter; words by Christina Rossetti (1830-1894); music by Gustav Holst (1874-1934).
King Herod and the Cock; words and music traditional.
Leanabh An Aigh; words by Mary M MacDonald (1789–1872); music traditional.
Many Hundred Years Ago; words by Bernard Reynolds (b. 1850); music by George Currie Martin (1865-1937).
Noel; words traditional French; music by Ezwa.
O Come, O Come Emmanuael; words traditional Latin, English translation by John Mason Neale (1818-1866); music traditional.
See Amid the Winter Snow; words by John Goss (1800-1880); music by Romano.
Silent Night; words in German by Joseph Mohr (1792-1848); English translation by John F. Young (1820-1885); music by Franz Xaver Gruber (1786-1863).
Sois Bénis; words traditional French; music by Ezwa.
There's a Song in the Air; words by Josiah Gilbert Holland (1819-1881); tune by Karl P. Harrington (1861-1953).
Auld Lang Syne; words by Robert Burns (1759-1796); music traditional.

Note: The Silent Night chorus consists of 57 LibriVox singers in German and English, organized and edited by Twinkle88. German text; English text

Genre(s): Music

Language: Multilingual

Section Chapter Author Source Reader Time Language
Play 01 Avent Unknown Etext Ezwa
00:02:56 fr
Play 02 The Bitter Withy Unknown Etext alanmapstone
00:03:09 en
Play 03 Ça Bergers Unknown Etext Ezwa
00:02:20 fr
Play 04 The Cherry Tree Unknown Etext alanmapstone
00:02:41 en
Play 05 Χριστός Γεννάται Δοξάσατε Cosmas of Maiuma Etext Robin Lamb
00:02:47 el
Play 06 Constant Christmas Phillips Brooks Etext Maria Kasper
00:03:22 en
Play 07 Coventry Carol Robert Croo Etext Tomas Peter
00:02:30 en
Play 08 De Vos Ravissantes Voix Unknown Etext Ezwa
00:02:50 fr
Play 09 The First Noel Unknown Etext JayKitty76
00:03:26 en
Play 10 De Herdertjes Lagen Bij Nachte Joseph Alberdingk Thijm Etext Foon
00:02:44 nl
Play 11 In the Bleak Midwinter Christina Rossetti Etext Tomas Peter
00:03:07 en
Play 12 King Herod and the Cock Unknown Etext alanmapstone
00:01:39 en
Play 13 Leanabh An Aigh Mary M. MacDonald Etext Gillian Hendrie
00:03:14 gd
Play 14 Many Hundred Years Ago Bernard Reynolds Etext Maria Kasper
00:03:46 en
Play 15 Noel Unknown Etext Ezwa
00:03:10 fr
Play 16 O Come, O Come Emmanuael John Mason Neale Etext Gillian Hendrie
00:03:50 en
Play 17 See Amid the Winter Snow John Goss Etext Romano
00:04:01 en
Play 18 Silent Night Joseph Mohr Etext Group 00:03:45 mul
Play 19 Sois Bénis Unknown Etext Ezwa
00:03:13 fr
Play 20 There's a Song in the Air Josiah Gilbert Holland Etext Susan K Hawthorne
00:03:22 en
Play 21 Auld Lang Syne Robert Burns Etext Ryan DeRamos
00:01:21 en