German Christmas Carols
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This collection of the most popular Christmas songs from German-speaking countries enchants with modern arrangements and great instrumentation. Many of these traditional songs are known around the world and provide a festive, contemplative mood.
UBM RECORDS LC 13808
The world-famous Christmas carol 'O Tannenbaum' has its origins in the 16th century. There are lyrics in many languages.
The nursery rhyme Schneeflöckchen, Weißröckchen is actually a winter song. But as it always appears in Christmas song collections and is often sung in Advent, it is often counted among the Christmas carols. It dates from the 19th century.
Silent Night, Holy Night' is the world's most famous Christmas carol. It is the epitome of the Christmas tradition in the German-speaking world. In 1818 it was premiered in a Roman Catholic church in Oberndorf near Salzburg (Austria). Since then, German lyrics have been translated and sung worldwide in 320 languages and dialects.
Come, you shepherds' is a Christmas carol that comes from Bohemia and whose title is originally 'Nesem vám noviny'. The song is in the tradition of the shepherd's songs, which has the theme of announcing the birth of Jesus by the angels to the shepherds and their subsequent passage to the stable of Bethlehem from the Christmas story.