Carols

The threat to Christmas carols – and how to save them

13 December 2014 9:00 am

So, Christmas carols — they haven’t really gone away, but we don’t sing them as much as we used to.…

The curious language of Christmas carols

13 December 2014 9:00 am

I could never understand as a little girl why we sang: ‘Away in a manger, no crib for a bed.’…

The splendour of the English carol

14 December 2013 9:00 am

The most celebrated Christmas carol, ‘Silent Night’, belongs to Austria. Father Joseph Mohr, the priest at Oberndorf, a small village…