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The Shorter New Oxford Book of Carols

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The Shorter New Oxford Book of Carols

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An anthology of items selected from the massive New Oxford Book of Carols, which was immediately acclaimed on publication as the ultimate source-book for carol lovers and scholars. Covering nine centuries of Christmas music from around the world, the book contains some 120 carefully selected carols, providing a mixture of popular and unfamiliar material in straightforward settings. Each carol is accompanied by a short note on its historical background.

Mostly SATB, accompanied & unaccompanied

Difficulty : Easy to Moderately difficult

Contents

PART 1: COMPOSED CAROLS
THE MIDDLE AGES
O solis ortus cardine
Angelus ad Virginem
Verbum caro factum est: Dies est leticie
Verbum caro factum est: In hoc anni circulo
Verbum Patris umanatur
Veni, veni, Emanuel
Qui creavit celum
Corde natus ex Parentis
Personent Hodie
Puer nobis nascitur
ENGLISH CAROLS 1400-1700
Nova! nova!
Hayl, Mary, ful of grace
Ther is no rose of swych vertu
Nowel: Owt of your slepe aryse
Thys endere nyghth I saw a syghth
Lully, Lulla, thow littel tyne child
Come, love we God!
Swete was the song the Virgine soong
Thus angels sung
While shepherds watched their flocks by night
O remember Adam's fall: Remember, O thou man
EUROPEAN CAROLS 1550-1700
Riu, riu, chiu
Verbum caro factum est
Y la Virgen le desia
Gaudete!
En! natus est Emanuel
Puer natus in Bethlehem
Resonet in laudibus
Quem pastores laudavere
In dulci jubilo
Vom Himmel hoch, da komm'ich her
Als ich bei meinen Schafen wacht
Vom Himmel hoch, o Engel, kommt!
Ein Kindlein in der Wiegen
Es ist ein Roess entsprungen
O Jesulein Süss! o Jesulein mild!
EUROPE AND AMERICA 1700-1830
Adeste, fideles
Christians, awake!
Lo! he comes, with clouds descending
Joy to the world!
Come, let us all with heart and voice
A virgin unspotted
Ye nations all, on you I call
Glory to God on high
Hail the blest morn!
Stille Nacht! heilige Nacht!
Rejoice, ye tenants of the earth
Sound, sound your instruments of joy!
THE LATER NINETEENTH CENTURY
Hark! the herald angels sing
Once, in royal David's city
See, amid the winter's snow
Angels, from the realms of glory
Good King Wenceslas looked out
What child is this
Three Kings of Orient
Away in a manger
O little town of Bethlehem
It came upon the midnight clear
THE TWENTIETH CENTURY
Ding-dong ding!
Past three o'clock
Blessed be that maid Marie
Ding! dong! merrily on high
Lullay, my liking
In the bleak mid-winter
Wither's Rocking Hymn
Torches
Watts's Cradle Hymn
Make we joy now in this fest
There is no rose of such virtue
Adam lay ybounden
PART TWO: TRADITIONAL CAROLS
ENGLISH TRADITIONAL
The Boar's Head Carol
The holly and the ivy
Now the holly bears a berry
The Cherry Tree Carol
O Joseph, being an old man truly
The Seven Joys of Mary
Tomorrow shall be my dancing day
The Twelve Days of Chrsitmas
Rejoice and be merry
The first 'Nowell!'
All hayle to the dayes
On Christmas Night all Christians sing
A virgin unspotted
I saw three ships come sailing in
LUCK-VISIT SONGS
This is the truth sent from above
God rest you merry, gentlemen
We wish you a merry Christmas
Wassail! wassail all over the town!
Here we come a-wassailing
IRISH TRADITIONAL
The darkest midnight in December
Good people all, this Christmastime
WELSH TRADITIONAL
Oer yw'r gwr sy'n methu caru
Deck the hall with boughs of holly
AMERICAN TRADITIONAL
O Mary and the baby, sweet lamb!
Go tell it on the mountain
Rise up, shepherd, and follow!
Sing we the Virgin Mary
I wonder as I wander
TRINIDADIAN TRADITIONAL
The Virgin Mary had a baby boy
GERMAN TRADITIONAL
Maria durch ein' Dornwald ging
Kommet, ihr Hirten
Schlaf wohl, du Himmelsknabe du
O du fröhliche! O du selige!
O Tannenbaum
CZECH TRADITIONAL
Zezulka z lesa vylítla
Hajej, nynej, Jezísku
POLISH TRADITIONAL
W zlobie lezy
PROVENÇAL TRADITIONAL
Entre le boeuf et l'âne gris
Guillô, pran ton tamborin!
De matin ai rescountra lou trin
Un flambeau, Jeannette, Isabelle!
Noël nouvelet!
Dans cette étable
Quelle est cette odeur agréable
Quittez, pasteurs
Il est né, le divin Enfant!
Berger, secoue ton sommeil profond!
Les anges dans nos campagnes
BASQUE TRADITIONAL
Birjina gaztettobat segoen
SPANISH TRADITIONAL
El desembre congelat
Veinticinco de diciembre
El Noi del la Mare
NEOPOLITAN TRADITIONAL
Quando nascette Ninno


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Format : Book


Editor : Hugh Keyte and Andrew Parrott


Publisher : Oxford University Press


ISBN : 9780193533240



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