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)…

The First Nowell

Album:  Tune: The First Nowell Meter: Irregular and Refrain Style: Victorian Carol Composer: Unknown traditional English melody Arranger: John Stainer (1840 – 1901) Lyricist:…

See amid the winter’s snow (Humility – Oxford)

Album:  Tune: Humility (Oxford) Meter: 77 77 and Refrain Style: Victorian Carol Composer: John Goss (1800 – 1880) Lyricist: Edward Caswall (1814 – 1878)…

See Him lying on a bed of straw (Calypso Carol)

Album:  Tune: Calypso Carol Meter: Irregular and Refrain Style: Traditional Caribbean, Calypso, Carol Church Year: Christmas Composer and Lyricist: Michael Arnold Perry (1942 –…

Once in royal David’s city (Irby)

Lyrics Once in royal David’s city Stood a lowly cattle shed, Where a mother laid her Baby In a manger for His bed: Mary was…

Joy to the world (Antioch)

Album: Tune: Antioch Meter: CM Style: Baroque, Carol Composer: Georg Friderich Händel (1685 – 1759) adapted by Lowell Mason (1792 – 1872) Arranger…

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 the bleak mid-winter (Cranham) – Organ

Carol – In the bleak mid-winter – Lyrics In the bleak midwinter, frosty wind made moan, earth stood hard as iron, water like a stone;…