Tag Archives: Christmas Carols

The Boar’s Head

I’ve already mentioned this year’s Christmas offering from the Cambridge Library Collection: Songs of the Nativity, compiled by William Henry Husk and published in 1864. The first of the secular carols (described as ‘Festive Carols and Songs’) in the book … Continue reading

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Songs of the Nativity

Last year, we reissued the delightful Some Ancient Christmas Carols, compiled by Davies Gilbert, P.R.S., and first published in 1822. Our Christmas offering this year is a later compilation, the 1864 Songs of the Nativity, edited by Henry Husk. And … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas from the Cambridge Library Collection Team

All the titles displayed on the link are available now from Cambridge University Press. Many thanks to the Cambridge University Press choir (musical director Alistair Horne) for their rendition of ‘While Shepherds Watched’ to the tune published in Some Ancient … Continue reading

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