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)…

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…