To help inject some fresh wonder into your holiday season, here is a list of lesser-known hymns and carols that pertain to both Christmas and Advent.
Here are some common carols (and tips for how to sound good) that can help set your caroling plans in motion this holiday season.
We underestimate the amount of joy and community bonding that can happen if we take time out of our busy lives to sing collectively with our neighbors.
This song is written as ‘a Christmas carol for children,’ from the venerable Martin Luther, dated 1535. It is based on the Bible’s account of Christ’s birth in Luke 2:1-18.
If you’re desperate for an alternative to the thin musical gruel of holiday playlists, then the hymns and carols of Advent offer a remarkable and lovely respite of truth and preparation.
While I stand by my decision to start Christmas carols in October, I accept that some of them are just terrible.
The original Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols began in Cambridge, England, and has migrated all over the world.
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