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Silent Night

3 part harmony

Soprano
Alto
Alto
All

Lyrics

Silent Night           (w – Mohr, m – Gruber)

Silent night, holy night
All is calm, all is bright.
Round yon Virgin Mother and Child
Holy Infant so tender and mild,  
Sleep in heavenly peace;
Sleep in heavenly peace.

Silent night,  holy night,
Shepherds quake at the sight,
Glories stream from heaven afar,
Heavenly hosts sing Alleluia!
Christ, the Saviour is born
Christ, the Saviour is born

Silent night, holy night
Son of God, love’s pure light
Radiant beams from Thy holy face
With the dawn of redeeming grace
Jesus, Lord, at Thy birth
Jesus, Lord, at Thy birth


O Come, O Come, Emmanuel

2 part harmony

Soprano
Alto
All

Lyrics

O Come, O Come, Emmanuel

O come, O come, Emmanuel
And ransom captive Israel
That mourns in lonely exile here
Until the Son of God appear
Rejoice! Rejoice! Emmanuel
Shall come to thee, O Israel.


The Holly & The Ivy

3 part harmony

Soprano
Alto
Tenor
All

Lyrics

The Holly & The Ivy                            (trad.)

The holly and the ivy
When they are both full grown
Of all the trees that are in the wood
The holly bears the crown

Chorus:  O the rising of the sun
And the running of the deer
The playing of the merry organ
Sweet singing in the choir

The holly bears a blossom
As white as lily flower
And Mary bore sweet Jesus Christ
To be our sweet Saviour

Chorus

The holly bears a berry
As red as any blood
And Mary bore sweet Jesus Christ 
To do poor sinners good

Chorus

The holly bears a prickle 
As sharp as any thorn
And Mary bore sweet Jesus Christ
On Christmas Day in the morn

Chorus

The holly and the ivy
Now both are full well grown
Of all the trees that are in the wood
The holly bears the crown

Chorus


Gaudete

4 part harmony

Soprano
Alto
Tenor
Bass
All

Gaudete

Chorus x 2
Gaudete, gaudete! Christus est natus
Ex Maria virgine, gaudete! 

Tempus adest gratiæ
Hoc quod optabamus,
Carmina lætitiæ
Devote reddamus.

Chorus x 2

Deus homo factus est
Natura mirante,
Mundus renovatus est
A Christo regnante. 

Chorus x 2

Ezechielis porta
Clausa pertransitur,
Unde lux est orta
Salus invenitur. 

Chorus x 2

Ergo nostra contio
Psallat iam in lustro;
Benedicat Domino:
Salus Regi nostro.

Chorus x 2


Joy To The World

4 part harmony

Soprano
Alto
Tenor
Bass
All

Joy To The World (w – Watts, m – Mason)

Joy to the world, the Lord is come!
Let earth receive her King;
Let every heart prepare Him room,
And heaven and nature sing,
And heaven and nature sing,
And heaven, and heaven, and nature sing.

Joy to the world, the Saviour reigns!
Let men their songs employ;
While fields and floods, rocks, hills and plains
Repeat the sounding joy,
Repeat the sounding joy, 
Repeat, repeat, the sounding joy.

He rules the world with truth and grace,
And makes the nations prove
The glories of His righteousness,
And wonders of His love,
And wonders of His love,
And wonders, wonders, of His love.


O Come All Ye Faithful

4 part harmony

Soprano
Alto
Bass
All

O Come All Ye Faithful  

O come, all ye faithful, 
Joyful and triumphant,
O come ye, O come ye to Bethlehem.
Come and behold Him,
Born the King of Angels!

Chorus:
O come, let us adore Him,
            O come, let us adore Him,
            O come, let us adore Him,
            Christ the Lord.

God of God,
Light of Light,
Lo! he abhors not the Virgin’s womb;
Son of the Father,
Begotten not created.

Chorus

Sing, choirs of angels,
Sing in exultation,
Sing, all ye citizens of heaven above!
Glory to God, In the highest:

Chorus

Yea, Lord, we greet Thee,
Born this happy morning;
Jesus, to Thee be the glory giv’n;
Word of the Father,
Now in the flesh appearing,

Chorus