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The New Oxford Book of Carols: Paperback

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Music and texts of 201 carols for the Christmas season (many in more than one setting), each with copious notes on historical background and performance. An extensive general introduction... Read more
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The New Oxford Book of Carols: Paperback

Music and texts of 201 carols for the Christmas season (many in more than one setting), each with copious notes on historical background and performance. An extensive general introduction gives an overview of the history of the carol, and there are a number of appendices dealing with specific areas of the repertory. The book's approach is an attempt to rediscover the native vitality of material that has sometimes been debased and sentimentalized, by means of `authentic' period settings and a concern for historically informed performance 



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1PART 1COMPOSED CAROLS
2THE MIDDLE AGES
3Verbum supernum, prodiens/High Word of God, Eternal Light
4Veni, Redemptor gencium/Come, thou Redeemer of the earth
5Christe, Redemptor omnium/O Christ, the Father's only son
6A solis ortus cardine/From lands that see the sun arise
7Letabundus/Come rejoicing
8Festa dies agitur
9Dieus soit en cheste maison
10Angelus ad Virginem/Gabriel, fram Heven-King
11Procedenti Puero-Eya!/Verbum caro factum est-Eya! novus annus est
12Ad cantus leticie
13Laudemus cum armonia
14Verbum caro factum estDies est leticie
15Verbum caro factum estIn hoc anni circulo
16Verbum Patris hodie
17Verbum Patris umanatur
18Veni, veni, Emanuel/O Come, O Come, Emmanuel!
19Qui creavit celum/He who made the earth so fair (Song of the Nuns of Chester)
20Dies est laeticiae/Earth with joy this day doth ring
21Corde natus ex Parentis/Of the Father's heart begotten
22Personent hodie/On this day earth shall ring
23Puer nobis nascitur/Unto us is born a Son
24Omnis mundus iucundetur
25ENGLISH CAROLS 1400-1700
26Lullay, lullayAls I lay on Yoolis Night
27Lullay, LullowI Saw a Swete Semly Syght
28Nova! nova!
29NowellTydynges trew ther be cum new
30Hayl, Mary, ful of grace
31Ther is no rose of swych vertu
32Alleluya pro Virgine Maria
33AlleluyaA nywe werk is come on honde
34Make we joye nowe in this fest
35What tydynges bryngest thou, Messangere?
36NowelOwt of your slepe aryse
37Nowel syng we bothe al and som
38Synge we to this mery cumpane
39NowellDieus wous garde, byewsser
40NowellThe borys hede (The Exeter Boar's Head Carol)
41Marvele noght, Josep
42Thys endere nyghth I saw a syghth
43Lully, lulla, thow littel tyne child (The Coventry Carol)
44As I out rode this enderes night (The Coventry Shepherds' Carol)
45We happy hirdes men
46Come, love we God!
47Swete was the song the Virgine soong
48Thus angels sung (The Angels' Song)
49While shepherds watched their flocks by night
50O remember Adam's fall/Remember, O thou man
51EUROPEAN CAROLS 1550-1700
52Riu, riu, chiu
53Verbum caro factum estY la Virgen le dezia
54E la don, don Verges Maria
55Gaudete!
56Psallite Unigenito
57En! Natus est Emanuel - Lo! born is our Emmanuel
58Puer natus in Bethlehem - A Boy is born in Bethlehem - Ein Kind geborn zu Bethlehem
59Resonet in laudibus - Let the voice of praise resound - Joseph, lieber Joseph mein - Joseph, dearest Joseph mine
60Magnum Nomen Domini Emanuel - O proclaim the mighty Name Emmanuel!
61Quem pastores laudavere - Shepherds sang their praises o'er him
62Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland - Saviour of the Gentiles, come!
63In dulci jubilo - Good Christian men, rejoice!
64Vom Himmel hoch, da komm'ich her - From highest heaven I come to tell
65Christum wir sollen loben schon - From lands that see the sun arise
66Als ich bei meinen Schafen wacht' - While by my sheep I watched at night
67Es steht ein'Lind' im Himmelreich - There stood in heaven a linden tree
68Vom Himmel hoch, o Engel, kommt! - Come, angels, come! from heaven, appear
69Ein Kindlein in der Wiegen - He smiles within his cradle
70Es ist ein Roess entsprungen - Of Jesse's line descended - Es ist ein Reis entsprungen - A great and mighty wonder
71O Jesulein Suss! o Jesulein Mild! - O Little One Sweet! O Little One Mild
72Wachet Auf! - Wake, O Wake!
73Wie Schon leuchtet der Morgenstern - How fair the Morning Star doth shine
74EUROPE AND AMERICA 1700-1830
75Adeste, fideles/O come, all ye faithful
76Christians, awake!
77Lo! he comes, with clouds descending - Lo! he comes, an infant stranger
78Lift up your heads in joyful hope
79Hark! hear you not a chearful noise
80Hark! hark what news the angels bring
81Joy to the world!
82Come, let us all with heart and voice
83As shepherds in Jewry
84Shepherds, rejoice!
85A virgin unspotted
86The Lord descended from above
87Ye nations all, on you I call
88Glory to God on high
89Hail the blest morn!
90Hark! hark! glad tidings charm our ears
91Stille Nacht! heilige Nacht! - Silent night! holy night!
92Arise, and hail the sacred day!
93Rejoice, ye tenants of the earth
94Rouse, rouse from your slumbers!
95Awake, and join the cheerful choir
96Sound, sound your instruments of joy! ( Seraphic Minstrels)
97THE LATER NINETEENTH CENTURY
98Hark! the herald angels sing
99Once, in royal David's city
100The Shepherds' Farewell to the Holy Family
101See, amid the winter's snow
102Angels, from the realms of glory
103Good King Wenceslas looked out
104What child is this
105Three Kings of Orient
106Away in a manger
107O little town of Bethlehem
108Drei Kon'ge wandern aus Morgenland - Three kings from Persian lands afar (Die Konige)
109It came upon the midnight clear
110THE TWENTIETH CENTURY
111Ding-dong ding!
112Past three o'clock
113Blessed be that maid Marie
114Hail, blessed Virgin Mary!
115Ding! dong! merrily on high
116Lullay, my liking - I saw a maiden - Myn Lyking
117Love came down at Christmas
118In the bleak mid-winter
119Bethlehem Down
120Dormi, Jesu! - Sleep, sweet babe! (The Virgin's Cradle Hymn)
121Wither's Rocking Hymn
122Watts's Cradle Hymn
123A Boy was born in Bethlehem
124A Hymn to the Virgin
125Torches
126Make we joy now in this fest
127There is no rose of such virtue
128Adam lay ybounden
129The Fader of heven
130When Christ was born of Mary free
131PART TWOTRADITIONAL CAROLS
132ENGLISH TRADITIONAL
133The Boar's Head Carol
134Come all you faithful Christians
135The holly and the ivy
136Now the holly bears a berry (The St Day Carol)
137The Cherry Tree Carol
138When righteous Joseph wedded was
139O Joseph, being an old man truly/Joseph, being an aged man truly
140The Seven Joys of Mary - The Seven Rejoices of Mary - The Blessings of Mary
141Tomorrow shall be my dancing day
142The Twelve Days of Christmas
143In those twelve days
144The old yeare now away is fled
145Rejoice and be merry
146The first 'Nowell!' - 'Nowell and nowell!'
147All hayle to the dayes
148On Christmas Night all Christians sing (The Sussex Carol)
149Let all that are to mirth inclined
150The Lord at first did Adam make
151When God at first created man
152A virgin unspotted/A virgin most pure
153The angel Gabriel from God was sent
154God's dear Son, without beginning
155A Child this day is born
156Shepherds, arise!
157I saw three ships comes sailing in
158As I sat on a sunny bank
159LUCK-VISIT SONGS
160This is the truth sent from above
161God rest you merry, gentlemen
162Come all you worthy gentlemen
163We wish you a merry Christmas
164Christemas hath made an end/Well-a-day! (The Gooding Carol)
165Wassail! wassail all over the town! (The Gloucestershire Wassail)
166A wassail, a wassail throughout all this town!
167We've been a while a-wandering (The Yorkshire Wassail Song)
168Wassail, o wassail all over the town! (The Somerset Wassail)
169Here we come a-wassailing (Wassail Song)
170IRISH TRADITIONAL
171The darkest midnight in December
172Ye sons of men, with me Rejoice
173Good people all, this Christmastime
174Christmas Day is come!
175WELSH TRADITIONAL
176Oer y'wr gwr sy'n methu caru/Soon the hoar old year will leave us/Deck the hall with boughs of holly (Nos Galan)
177O deued pob Cristion/Come all Christians, singing
178Wel, dyma'r borau gorau i gyd
179AMERICAN TRADITIONAL
180O Mary and the baby, sweet lamb!
181Mary had a baby
182Go tell it on the mountain
183Rise up, shepherd, and follow!
184Lullay, thou tiny little child
185I wonder as I wander
186Sing we the Virgin Mary
187TRINIDADIAN TRADITIONAL
188The Virgin Mary had a baby boy
189GERMAN TRADITIONAL
190Es sungen drei Engel/'Te Deum laudamus!' three angels sang
191Maria durch ein' Dornwald ging/Blest Mary wanders through the thorn
192Kommet, ihr Hirten/Come, all ye shepherds
193Schlaf wohl, du Himmelsknabe du/O sleep, thou heaven-born Treasure, thou
194Es kommt ein Schiff geladen/A ship there comes, a-laden/Uns kompt ein Schiff gefahren/There comes a ship a-sailing
195O du frohliche! O du selige!/O most wonderful! O most merciful!
196O Tannenbaum/O Christmas tree/O Dannebom
197CZECH TRADITIONAL
198Zezulka z lesa vylitla/Out of the forest a cuckoo flew
199Hajej, nynej, Jezisku/Jesu, Jesu, baby dear
200POLISH TRADITIONAL
201W zlobie lezy/Infant holy, Infant lowly
202PROVENCAL TRADITIONAL
203Guillo, pran ton tamborin!/Guillo, come, and Robin too
204De matin ai rescountra lou trin/Ce matin j'ai rencontree le train/Far away, what splendour comes this way? (Marcho di Rei)
205Un flambeau, Jeannette, Isabelle!/Come with torches, Jeanette, Isabella!
206FRENCH TRADITIONAL
207Noel nouvelet!
208Dans cette etable/Cradled all lowly
209Entre le boeuf et l'ane gris/Oxen and asses stand around
210Quelle est cette odeur agreable/Shepherds, what fragrance, all-perfuming
211Quittez, pasteurs/O leave your sheep
212Il est ne, le divin Enfant!/Christ is born a Child on earth!
213Berger, secoue ton sommeil profond!/Shepherd, shake off your drowsy sleep!
214Les anges dans nos campagnes/Angels we have heard on high/Angels, we have heard your voices
215BASQUE TRADITIONAL
216Birjina gaztettobat zegoen/The angel Gabriel from heaven came
217Oi Betleem!/Sing lullaby! l Christmas
218SPANISH TRADITIONAL
219El desembre congelat/Cold December's winds were stilled
220Veinticinco de diciembre/Twenty-fifth day of December
221El Noi de la Mare/The Son of the Virgin
222NEOPOLITAN TRADITIONAL
223Quando nascette Ninno/When Christ, the Son of Mary
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