Monthly Archives: December 2013

A young girl in ragged clothes with Ash-blond hair, and half a song.

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Carols really are fascinating. Many have their own individual stories, many are bundled up in their time, sometimes the history has been lost to us. We know the familiar stories about the origins of Silent Night…

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A young girl in ragged clothes with Ash-blond hair, and half a song.

Carols really are fascinating. Many have their own individual stories, many are bundled up in their time, sometimes the history has been lost to us. We know the familiar stories about the origins of Silent Night (the organ broke down, … Continue reading

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Music for Advent 2 – the first Christmas Carol

Music for Advent 2 – the first Christmas Carol.

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Music for Advent 2 – the first Christmas Carol

THE FIRST CAROL So firstly I want to speak a bit about the first Christmas carol – or rather the first hymn about Christmas. Arguably that was the song of the Angels round the stable at Jesus birth, but we … Continue reading

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Music for Advent

I’m doing a course in my new church about music for Advent, so I thought I’d pop a couple of interesting bits of music on here as I find them. The first thing I was thinking about was the origin … Continue reading

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