The Hymns and Carols of Christmas

Notes Concerning Certain Carols

Web pages that explore the background behind some favorite carols.

Many other web pages contain notes that talk about the history of a particular hymn or carol, but only these pages are dedicated to these background stories.
None of these pages are written in stone; new discoveries are made frequently.

A Ceremony Of Carols - Notes

Adeste Fideles - Notes On The Carol

Away In A Manger: Not So Far Away In A Manger

Benjamin Britten

The Boar's Head Carols

Carols for Christmas-tide

The Cherry Tree Carol

The Christmas Song

Fling Wide The Door

God Rest You Merry, Gentlemen

Hora Novissima

Hymns of the Eastern Church

The Hymns Of The Holy Innocents - Dec. 28

Hymns To St. John The Evangelist - Dec. 27

Hymns to St Stephen - Dec. 26

In Dulci Jubilo

Lo How A Rose Eer Blooming

Long Ago Prophets Knew

The Moon Shines Bright

O Christmas Tree

O Little Town Of Bethlehem

O Tannenbaum History

Silent Night, Holy Night

Silver Bells

Twelve Days of Christmas

Wassailing! - Notes On The Songs And Traditions

White Christmas

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