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Songs for Christmas

A list of songs to shape the season of Christmas.

Angels We Have Heard on High/Les anges dans nos campagnes - French, 18th century
Angels, from the Realms of Glory - James Montgomery
Away in a Manger (AWAY IN A MANGER) - North American, 19th century
Away in a Manger (CRADLE SONG) - North American, 19th century
Beautiful Savior - tr. Joseph A. Seiss
Before the Marvel of This Night - Jaroslav J. Vajda
Behold the Lamb of God - Mary Nelson Keithahn
Break Forth, O Beauteous Heavenly Light - Johann Rist
Earth and All Stars - Herbert Brokering
Emmanuel - Bob McGee
Ere zij God/Glory to God - F.A. Schultz
From Heaven Above - Martin Luther
Gentle Mary Laid Her Child - Joseph Simpson Cook 
Gloria/Glory - Pablo Sosa
Gloria, Gloria/Glory to God - Jacques Berthier
Go, Tell It on the Mountain - African American spiritual, 19th century
God Reigns! Earth Rejoices - Michael Morgan 
Good Christian Friends, Rejoice - German/Latin, medieval
Hark! The Herald Angels Sing - Charles Wesley
He Came Down - Cameroon song
Hitsuji Wa/Sheep Fast Asleep - Genzo Miwa
How Great Our Joy - traditional German carol
In the Bleak Midwinter - Christian Rossetti
In the Heavens Shone a Star - Jonathan Malicsi, Ellsworth Chandlee
Infant Holy, Infant Lowly - Polish Carol
It Came Upon the Midnight Clear - Edumund Hamilton Sears
Jesus, Jesus, Oh, What a Wonderful Child - African American traditional

Jesus, Name Above All Names - Naida Hearn
Jesus, the Light of the World - Charles Wesley, stanzas; George D. Elderkin, refrain

Joy to the World - Isaac Watts
Joyful, Joyful, We Adore Thee - Henry Van Dyke
Lo, How a Rose E'er Blooming - 15th century German carol
Lord, Bid Your Servant Go in Peace - James Quinn, S.J.
Lord, You Were Rich Beyond All Splendor - Frank Houghton

Love Has Come - Ken Bible
Mary Had a Baby - African American Spiritual
Meekness and Majesty - Graham Kendrick
Now May Your Servant, Lord - Dewey Westra
O Come, All Ye Faithful - John F. Wade
O Little Town of Bethlehem - Phillips Brooks
Of the Father's Love Begotten - Marcus Aurelius Clemens Prudentius
On Christmas Night - Luke Wadding
On Christmas Night All Christians Sing - English carol
On This Day Earth Shall Ring - 16th century
Once in Royal David's City - Cecil F. Alexander

Silent Night! Holy Night - Joseph Mohr
Still, Still, Still - Austrian carol
The First Nowell - English carol
The Snow Lay on the Ground - Anglo-Irish carol
That Boy-Child of Mary - Tom Colvin
Toda la tierra/All Earth Is Waiting - Alberto Taulé
'Twas in the Moon of Wintertime - Jean de Brébeuf
What Adam's Disobedience Cost - Fred Pratt Green; Carol Bechtel
What Child Is This - William C. Dix
What Feast of Love - Delores Dufner, OSB
Where Shepherds Lately Knelt - Jaroslav J. Vajda
While Shepherds Watched Their Flocks - Nahum Tate
Who Would Think That What Was Needed - John L. Bell and Graham Maule
Wisdom Calls - Carol Bechtel