While Shepherds Watched
O Come All Ye Faithful
The lyrics of carols, and origins of the very popular Christmas carols are included on this website, together with added non carols sections dedicated to Christmas songs with music like the ever popular”White Christmas” song and traditional Christmas poems & movie of”Twas the night before Christmas” writer – Clement Clarke Moore.Christmas carols derive from Christian lyrics and relate, in the main, to the Nativity. Christmas carols were introduced into church agencies by St Francis of Assisi in the 12th century.
Christmas Songs indicator Christmas Poems Christmas Jokes Christmas Quiz More Christmas Carols! Christmas Truth Christmas Videos As for the word carols,”carol” is a derivative of the French word caroller, the interpretation of which means dancing around in a circle. Carol and carols, finally came to mean not just to dance but comprised lyrics and music – therefore Christmas Caroling.
Once in Royal David’s City
The Wassail Song
The 12 Days of Christmas
The joyous topics for many traditional Christmas carols were banned in England by the staunch Protestant Oliver Cromwell and several of those very old Christmas carols and songs were subsequently lost for all time. Christmas carols were only completely popularised again during the Victorian era when they again expressed joyous and joyful themes in their carol lyrics rather than the standard, more sombre, Christian legends found in hymns. As spiritual observances in the USA and England were closely connected the prevalence of Christmas carols grew in both nations in the 19th century.
Many Christmas traditions are relatively current for example Santa Claus and reindeer and bear no connection to Christmas carols. We have reflected that in the odd and lovely Victorian Angel Pictures we have included for your pleasure and pleasure. Today Christmas songs and carols will also be fast becoming a tradition.Merry Christmas and enjoy singing the wonderful lyrics and words to the Christmas carols & Christmas music featured on this Christmas carols and tunes website. Enjoy browsing our Christmas carols list and Happy Christmas caroling with a few Christmas Sheet Music!
The Holly and the Ivy
O Holy Night
We Three Kings of Orient are