This beautiful new volume in The Vocal Library is a large resource for classical singers of 53 songs for holiday services and events, designed for a lifetime of use. Contents include 26 Art Songs/Traditional Songs by composers such as Dello Joio, Bach, Debussy, Wolf, Niles, and including classics such as Gesu Bambino, O Holy Night, and The Virgin's Slumber Song. This section also includes the complete song cycle Weihnachtslieder by Peter Cornelius. The 19 Christmas carols include 5 Alfred Burt carols, arrangements by John Jacob Niles and Harry T. Burleigh, and 14 arrangements by Richard Walters. There are 8 popular Christmas standards in arrangements especially for singers: The Christmas Song, The Christmas Waltz, Do You Hear What I Hear?, I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day, I'll Be Home for Christmas, The Most Wonderful Time of the Year, Silver Bells, White Christmas. ©2002, 280 pages. Low Voice.