The Naxos book of carols is mixture of the very old and the very new. Comissioned by the leading international classical music label Naxos, these twenty four arrangements of traditional and original carols tell the christmas story - from the hope of Advent and the message of the angels, to the humble birth of the baby in bethlehem and the coming of the King of kings. Titles include: O Come, O Come, Emmanuel; Of the Father's Heart Begotten; O Quickly Come; Lo! He Comes; The Holly and the Ivy; Lo, There a Rose is Blooming; Alleluya - a New Work; Ding! Dong! Marrily on High; While Shepherds Watched; The Song of Angels; Hark! the Herald Angels Sing; Silent Night; Away in a Manger; Baby Jesus, Hush! Now Sleep""; O Little Town of Bethlehem; Jesu, the Very Thought is Sweet; O Come, All Ye Faithful; Personent Hodie; In Dulci Jubilo; Good King Wenceslas; We Three Kings of Orient Are; I Saw Three Ships Come Sailing In; Hail to the Lord Anointed.