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The Reader's Digest merry Christmas songbook
Simon, William L.
Publication Information:
Pleasantville, N.Y. : Reader's Digest Association, [2003]

Physical Description:
255 pages : illustrations ; 31 cm
General Note:
Principally for voice and piano or organ, with guitar chord diagrams.

Lyric booklet (30 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.) in front pocket.
Adeste fideles = O come, all ye faithful -- All hail to thee -- Angels from the realms of glory -- Angels we have heard on high -- As lately we watched -- As with gladness men of old -- Auld lang syne -- Away in a manger -- Blue Christmas -- Brazilian sleigh bells -- Break forth, o beauteous, heavenly light -- Bring a torch, Jeannette, Isabella -- Buon Natale = Merry Christmas to you -- Burgundian carol -- Carol of the bells -- Chestnuts roasting on an open fire (The Christmas song) -- Children, go where I send thee -- Christians, awake, salute the happy morn -- C-H-R-I-S-T-M-A-S -- Christmas for cowboys -- Christmas in Killarney -- Christmas is -- Christmas Island -- The Coventry carol.

Deck the halls -- The first noël -- For thy mercy and thy grace -- The friendly beasts -- Frosty the snow man -- Go tell it on the mountain -- God rest ye merry, gentlemen -- Good Christian men, rejoice -- Good King Wenceslas -- Hanover winter song -- Happy birthday, Jesus -- Hark! the herald angels sing -- Have yourself a merry little Christmas -- The Hawaiian Christmas song = Mele Kalikimaka -- Here comes Santa Claus -- Here we come a-caroling (The wassail song) -- Hey, ho, nobody home -- The holly and the ivy -- A holly jolly Christmas -- The Huron Christmas carol ('Twas in the moon of wintertime)

I heard the bells on Christmas Day -- I saw Mommy kissing Santa Claus -- I saw three ships -- I wonder as I wander -- I'll be home for Christmas -- It came upon the midnight clear -- It's beginning to look like Christmas -- Jing-a-ling, jing-a-ling -- Jingle bells -- Jingle-bell rock -- Joseph dearest, Joseph mild -- Joy to the world -- Let it snow! let it snow! let it snow! -- The little boy that Santa Claus forgot -- The little drummer boy -- Lo, how a rose e'er blooming -- March of the kings -- March of the toys -- A marshmallow world -- Mary's little Boy Child -- The Merry Christmas polka -- My favorite things -- (All I want for Christmas is) My two front teeth -- The night before Christmas song.

Nutcracker sweets -- Nuttin' for Christmas -- O Christmas tree = O Tannenbaum -- O come, little children -- O come, o come Emmanuel -- O holy night -- O little town of Bethlehem -- O sanctissima -- Once in Royal David's city -- Out of the east -- Over the river and through the woods -- Parade of the wooden soldiers -- Pat-a-pan -- The peace carol -- Ring out, wild bells -- Rise up, shepherd, and follow -- Rockin' around the Christmas tree -- Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer -- Santa Claus, Indiana, U.S.A. -- Santa Claus is comin' to town -- Silent night -- Silver and gold -- The skaters waltz.

Sleep well, little children -- Sleigh ride -- Suzy Snowflake -- Sweet little Jesus Boy -- Take me back to Toyland -- That's what I want for Christmas -- Toyland -- The twelve days of Christmas -- Up on the housetop -- The Virgin's slumber song -- We need a little Christmas -- We three kings of Orient are -- We wish you a merry Christmas -- What are you doing New Year's Eve -- What Child is this? -- When Santa Claus gets your letter -- While shepherds watched their flocks by night -- Will Santy come to Shanty Town? -- Winter.
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Format :
Musical Score


Call Number
Material Type
Home Location
Item Holds
M1629.3.C5 R33 2003 Musical Score Grosvenor Room-Oversize
M1629.3.C5 R33 2003 Adult Non-Fiction Open Shelf
M1629.3.C5 R33 2003 Adult Non-Fiction Open Shelf

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Hardcover book, spiral bound to last a family lifetime. More than 250 pages, large easy-to-see print for piano/vocal/organ/guitar. Annotations on the history of some songs, illustrations, and an all-encompassing collection of seasonal songs. Lyric booklet included.