O little town of Bethlehem (Forest Green)

Tune: Forest Green with Descant Meter: DCM Verses 4 Style: Carol Composer: Unknown Original arranger: Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872 – 1958). This recording…

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, 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) – Organ and Trumpet Descant

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 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…