Leanabh an àigh (Bunessan)

Tune: Bunessan Meter: 55 54 D Style: Traditional Gaelic, Celtic, Scottish, Carol Church Year: Christmas Composer: Unknown arranger: Richard Mark Stephen Irwin (b. 1955) Lyricist:…

The First Noel

Lyrics The first Noel, the angels say To Bethlehem’s shepherds as they lay. At midnight watch, when keeping sheep, The winter wild, the light snow…

Infant holy, infant lowly (Wzlobie Lezy)

Lyrics Infant holy, infant lowly, For His bed a cattle stall; Oxen lowing, little knowing Christ, the babe, is Lord of all. Swift are winging,…

In dulci jublio

Carol – In dulci jubilo – Lyrics English/Latin German In dulci jubilo Now sing with hearts aglow! Our delight and pleasure Lies in preasepio, Like…

Unto us a boy is born (Puer Nobis)

Album:  Tune: Puer Nobis Meter: 76 77 Style: Carol Composer: Unknown Published in Piae Cantiones (1582) Lyricist: Unknown Published in Piae Cantiones (1582) Translator:…

The advent of our King (Franconia)

Album: Tune: Franconia Meter: SM Style: Baroque, Hymn Composer: Unknown From Hymnal: Harmonischer Liederschatz (1738) Lyricist: Charles Coffin (1676 – 1749) Translator: John…

The Angel Gabriel from heaven came (Birina Gaztettobat Zegoen)

Lyrics The angel Gabriel from heaven came, With wings as drifted snow, with eyes as flame: “All hail to thee, O lowly maiden Mary, Most…

On Jordan’s bank the Baptist’s Cry (Winchester New)

Album:  Tune: Winchester New Meter: 76 76 676 Style: Traditional German, Carol Composer: Unknown From Hymnal: Musikalisches Hanbuch (1690) Lyricist: Charles Coffin (1676 – 1749) Translator: John Chandler (1806 – 1876) Church Year: Advent, Baptism of Christ,…

O come, O come, Emmanuel (Veni Emmanuel)

Album: Tune: Veni Emmanuel Meter: LM and Refrain Style: Mediaeval, Carol Church Year: Advent, Christmas Composer: Unknown adapted by arranger: Thomas Helmore (1811…