Christmas Carol Collection 2016


Read by LibriVox Volunteers

LibriVox volunteers bring you a festive selection of Christmas carols for the 2016 holiday. his year's festive collection of 25 Christmas carols includes traditional favourites and lesser-known selections in English, French, German, Greek, Italian, and Latin. The singers wish all listeners around the world a happy and peaceful Christmas.

Allons tous à la crèche; author unknown; music by Ezwa.
Angels We Have Heard on High; words by James Chadwick (1813-1882); music traditional French. Away in a Manger; author unknown; music by James Ramsay Murray (1841-1905).
Carol of the Birds; author unknown; music traditional French.
Célébrons la naissance; author unknown; music by Ezwa.
Deck the Halls; author unknown; music traditional Welsh.
Ecoutez bien l'histoire; author unknown; music by Ezwa.
Fröhliche Weihnacht überall; author unknown; music traditional.
Good King Wenceslas; words by John Mason Neale; music traditional.
Grand Dieu, c'est vous seul que j'implore; author unknown; music by Ezwa.
The Holly and the Ivy; author unknown; music traditional English.
I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day; words by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807-1882); music by John Baptiste Calkin (1827-1905).
In the Bleak Midwinter; words by Christina Rossetti (1830-1894); music by Gustav Holst (1874-1934).
La Naissance du Sauveur; author unknown; music by Ezwa.
The Noble Stem of Jesse; words and music by Michael Praetorius (1571 –1621).
O Come All Ye Faithful; by John Francis Wade.
O Holy Night; words by Placide Cappeau (1808–1877); music by Adolphe Adam (1803-1856).
Quand Dieu naquit à Noël; author unknown; music by Ezwa.
Slowly Fall the Snowflakes; words by Frederick G. Lee (1832-1902); music by William Borrow.
Saint Basil - New Years Song; original author unknown; English translation by Aristides E. Phoutrides (1887-1923), music traditional Greek.
Süßer die Glocken nie klingen; words by Wilhelm Kritzinger (1816-1890); music traditional German.
Today is Born of the Virgin - Σήμερον γενvάται εκ Παρθένου; author unknown; music traditional chant.
Tu Scendi Dalle Stelle; words and music by Saint Alphonsus Liguori (1696-1787).
Veni, Veni Emmanuel; author unknown; music traditional chant.
The Virgin Mary Had a Baby Boy; author unknown; music traditional West Indian.

(1 hr 31 min)

Chapters

Allons tous à la crèche 5:06 Read by Ezwa
Angels We Have Heard on High 3:50 Read by Ryan DeRamos
Away in a Manger 1:39 Read by Twinkle
Carol of the Birds 1:05 Read by Robin Lamb
Célébrons la naissance 3:41 Read by Ezwa
Deck the Halls 2:29 Read by Maria Kasper
Ecoutez bien l'histoire 5:13 Read by Ezwa
Fröhliche Weihnacht überall 3:16 Read by Gaby
Good King Wenceslas 2:37 Read by Tomas Peter
Grand Dieu, c'est vous seul que j'implore 6:58 Read by Ezwa
The Holly and the Ivy 2:55 Read by Robin Lamb
I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day 3:08 Read by Amelia Chesley
In the Bleak Midwinter 3:20 Read by Twinkle
La Naissance du Sauveur 6:58 Read by Ezwa
The Noble Stem of Jesse 3:09 Read by Christine Lehman
O Come All Ye Faithful 4:39 Read by Tomas Peter
O Holy Night 5:53 Read by Romano
Quand Dieu naquit à Noël 4:06 Read by Ezwa
Slowly Fall the Snowflakes 3:03 Read by Maria Kasper
Saint Basil - New Years Song 1:55 Read by A LibriVox Volunteer
Süßer die Glocken nie klingen 4:14 Read by Sonia
Today is Born of the Virgin 2:39 Read by A LibriVox Volunteer
Tu Scendi Dalle Stelle 3:46 Read by Romano
Veni, Veni Emmanuel 2:18 Read by Robin Lamb
The Virgin Mary Had a Baby Boy 3:21 Read by Romano