- Family-Friendly Carol Books
The book of Christmas carols. Bolton: Aurora Publishing, 1985.
Christmas carol can be broadly defined as a hymn or song whose lyrics are on
the theme of Christmas, and which is traditionally sung at Christmas or during
the surrounding holiday season. It was during the second half of the nineteenth
century that the close association between carols and Christmas became firmly
established. The book of Christmas carols
contains a diverse selection of nineteenth century period carols, folk songs
and lullabies to be sung in celebration of Christ’s birth, warmly illustrated
with contemporary images.
David Willcocks. Christmas carols. London: Sphere Books, 1975.
distinctively 1970s publication contains carols to be sung either unaccompanied
by four of more voices, or sung by solo voice with piano, and is intended for
those who wish to make music in the home, or in schools.
The Oxford Christmas carol book. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988.
vividly illustrated Oxford Christmas
carol book is intended for family use in the home and contains popular
traditional and modern carols. Several of these are specifically aimed at
children, and arranged with simple keyboard parts and chord symbols for
guitars. Short, informative notes about the history of certain pieces are