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Christmas Song Books from Around the World

Are you looking for some "new" and different carols to sing at Christmas time? Here are some starting points. Other titles can be found in our online catalog under Carols, in William Studwell's Christmas Carols: A Reference Guide (rML102 .C3 S9 1985), or by calling our reference desk at 412-622-3105 for assistance.
Happy Holidays!

14 alte deutsche Weihnachtsgesange
Simrock, 1900.
qM2110 .A15 1900zx
German carols with piano accompaniment.

40 Noels Anciens
Durand, 1969.
M2110 .Q32x
French noels; 1-2 voices with piano.

Book of Christmas Carols
Harper & Row, 1963.
qM783.6 S54
Over 50 carols; some in original language; includes guitar chords.

Das Buch der Weihnachtslieder
Schott, 1982.
rqM2065 .B782 1982
151 German Advent and Christmas songs; 2 voices with piano; chord symbols.

Carols Old and Carols New...
Parish Choir, 1916.
qM783.6 H96
751 carols; in English.

Celtic Christmas
Cape Side Music, 2001.
qM142 .C44 C45 2001x
From Ireland, Scotland, Wales, Cornwall, Brittany; celtic harp with chord symbols; in part with voice/melody instrument.

Christmas Carols from Many Countries
Schirmer, 1934.
M783.6 C68
Over 50 carols; some in original language.

Christmas Carols from Poland
Carl Fischer, 1941.
qM2065 .G67 C5.
15 carols; English and Polish.

Clasicos Navidenos (Christmas Classics)
Hal Leonard, 2002.
qM2110. C597 2002x
25 Christmas songs in Spanish.
 

Czech Popular Christmas Carols
Bakulova Druzina, 1922.
qM783.6 N47
Suite of 10 carols; Czech and English

Eight Swiss and French Carols
Galaxy, 1941.
M783.6 N47
SATB with piano; in English.

The Faber Book of Carols and Christmas Songs
Faber & Faber, 1969.
M 783.6 R71
Fifty carols from around the world; in English.

Fifty Christmas Carols of All Nations
Willis Music, 1923.
M2065 .M5 F4
In English.

Five Russian Christmas Carols
Carl Fischer, 1918.
M783.6 K27f
SATB with piano; in English.

French Christmas Carols
E.C.Schirmer, 1930.
qM783.6 K29f
4 carols SSA; French and English.

Galliard Book of Carols
Stainer & Bell, 1980.
qM2061 .G34x
130 carols; some in other languages.

International Book of Christmas Carols
S. Greene Press, 1980.
rqM2065 .E416 1980
"…liberal cross-section of Christmas songs from many countries in their original languages…"
 

Kolendy Polskie
G. Seyfarth, 192-.
qr783.6 N33
61 Polish carols; in Polish.

Los Posadas: These Songs of Christmas in Mexico...
Padua Hills Theatre, 1935.
M783.6 D552
8 carols; in Spanish.

New Oxford Book of Carols
Oxford U.P. 1992.
M2065 .N48 1992
Over 300 carols from many countries; with commentary.
 

The Trapp Family Book of Christmas Songs
Pantheon, 1950
M2065 .W27 T7
56 songs with piano accompaniment from 10 countries; in original languages with translations; program notes on each song.

Treasury of Christmas Songs and Carols
Houghton Mifflin, 1955.
qM783.6 S59
Many carols of foreign origin; some in original language.

World Carols for Choirs: 29 Carols for Upper Voices
Oxford University Press, 2006
M2060.W94 2006
Twenty-nine carols from Armenia to Venezuela.
 
World Carols for Choirs: 31 Carols for Mixed Voices
Oxford University Press, 2005
M2065 .W7 2005x
Thirty-one carols, thirty-one countries from Argentina to Ghana and Japan to Iceland all arranged for mixed voices.