The Twelve Days of Christmas

The Twelve Days of Christmas song lyrics The Twelve Days of Christmas was published in England in 1780 without music as a chant or rhyme, is thought to be French in origin. The standard tune now associated with it is derived from a 1909 arrangement of a traditional folk melody by English composer Frederic Austin. … Continue reading The Twelve Days of Christmas

Little Drummer Boy lyrics

Song lyrics to Little Drummer Boy, a Christmas carol The Little Drummer Boy (originally known as Carol of the Drum) is a popular Christmas song written by the American classical music composer and teacher Katherine Kennicott Davis in 1941. First recorded in 1951 by the Trapp Family Singers, the song was further popularized by a … Continue reading Little Drummer Boy lyrics

Break Forth, O Beauteous, Heavenly Light

Song lyrics to ‘Break Forth, O Beauteous, Heavenly Light’, a traditional Christmas carol Break forth, O beauteous, heav’nly light And usher in the morning Ye shepherds, shrink not with affright But hear the angel’s warning This Child now weak in infancy Our confidence and joy shall be The pow’r of Satan breaking Our peace eternal … Continue reading Break Forth, O Beauteous, Heavenly Light

Bring a Torch, Jeannette, Isabella song lyrics

Song lyrics to ‘Bring a Torch, Jeannette, Isabella’, a traditional French Christmas carol Bring a Torch, Jeanette, Isabella (French: Un flambeau, Jeannette, Isabelle) is a Christmas carol which originated from the Provence region of France in the 17th century. The song is usually notated in 3/8 time.  The carol was first published in France, and … Continue reading Bring a Torch, Jeannette, Isabella song lyrics

What Child Is This?

Song lyrics to the classic Christmas carol, ‘What Child is This?’ What Child Is This? is a Christmas carol, lyrics were written by William Chatterton Dix, in 1865. At the time, Dix had been struck by a severe illness. While recovering, he underwent a spiritual renewal that led him to write several hymns, including lyrics … Continue reading What Child Is This?

A Babe Is Born In Bethlehem

Song lyrics to A Babe Is Born In Bethlehem, Words and Music: Puer natus in Bethlehem, a 14th Century Latin Hymn 1. A Babe is born in Bethlehem, Bethlehem, Therefore rejoice, Jerusalem. Hallelujah! Hallelujah! 2. Within a manger He doth lie, He doth lie, Whose throne is set above the sky. Hallelujah! Hallelujah! 3. Stillness … Continue reading A Babe Is Born In Bethlehem

O Christmas tree

O Christmas tree song lyrics O Tannenbaum, aka. O Christmas Tree is a German Christmas song. Based on a traditional folk song, it became associated with the traditional Christmas tree by the early 20th century and sung as a Christmas carol. The modern lyrics were written in 1824, by Ernst Anschütz. The original lyrics do not actually … Continue reading O Christmas tree

Angels from the realms of glory

Song lyrics to Angels from the realms of glory by James Montgomery (1816) Angels from the realms of glory, Wing your flight o’er all the earth; Ye who sang creation’s story Now proclaim Messiah’s birth. Refrain Come and worship, come and worship, Worship Christ, the newborn King. Shepherds, in the field abiding, Watching o’er your … Continue reading Angels from the realms of glory