The race that long in darkness pined (St Fulbert)

Tune: St Fulbert Meter: CM Verses: 5 Church Year: Advent Carol Composer: Henry John Gauntlett (1805 – 1876) Lyricist: John Morrison (1750 – 1798) based…

Mary had a baby

Tune: Mary had a baby Verses: 7 Style: Spiritual Carol, Traditional Caribbean Church Year: Christmas Composer: Unknown Arranger: Richard Mark Stephen Irwin (b.…

Little Jesus, sweetly sleep (Rocking)

Tune: Rocking Meter: 10 7 88 77 Verses: 2 Style: Traditional Czech Style: Carol Church Year: Christmas Composer: Unknown originally collected by Martin…

Jesus, name above all names

Style: Popular Church Year: Advent Composer: Naida Hearn (1944 – 2001) Arranger: Richard Mark Stephen Irwin Lyricist: Naida Hearn (1944 – 2001) Music…

Jesus, good above all others (Quem pastores)

Tune: Quem pastores Meter: 88 87 Verses: 5 Style: Carol Composer: Unknown Harmonised by Composer: Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872 – 1958) This version…

I saw three ships come sailing in

Carol – I saw three ships come sailing in – Lyrics I saw three ships come sailing in, On Christmas day, on Christmas day, I…

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:…

Silent Night (Stille Nacht)

Tune: Stille Nacht Meter: Irregular Style: Traditional German, Carol Composer: Franz Grüber (1787 – 1863) Arrangement based on Grüber’s original guitar score: Richard Mark Stephen…

While shepherds watched (Winchester Old)

Album:  Tune: Winchester Old Meter: CM Style: Renaissance Carol Church Year: Christmas Composer: Christopher Tye (c.1505 – before 1573) from Thomas Este’s Psalter (1592)…