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Recordings of the Carols

December 8, 2011

The following links will lead you to audio files of my “December Tales” CD, recorded in 1999. These 16 carols are sung by John Huntington, who is accompanied by Ann Bunker on piano and a full orchestra.

A Simple Carol

Spell Of Noel

How Far To Bethlehem

Baby Jesus, Sleeping There

Of A Dark Night


What About Jesus

I Cradle You Close


Angels On Christmas

The Tiniest Star

One Gift


Looking Across The Manger

Find Him

December Tale (lyric by Orson Scott Card)

In February of 2011, my dear friend Mark Park produced a new recording of John Huntington singing all 27 carols, with the original piano accompaniments again played by Ann Bunker. This lovingly recorded CD features the 11 songs composed since the 1999 recording (excluding this year’s carol).

The Tiniest Star (1972)

Glory (1973)

Baby Jesus, Sleeping There (1974)

Of a Dark Night (1975)

How Far to Bethlehem (1976)

The Caroling Song (1977)

What About Jesus (1983)

I Cradle You Close (1984)

Looking Across the Manger (1985)

The Spell of Noel (1986)

Ornaments (1988)

A Simple Carol (1993)

December Tale (1996) (lyric by Orson Scott Card)

One Gift (1997)

Angels on Christmas (1998)

Find Him (1999)

Carved to See Him (2000)

Christmas Snow (2001)

Friends (2002)

The Christmas House (2003)

Would You Go (2004)

Back Home Again (2005) (lyric by Orson Scott Card)

Another Christmas (2006)

One December Day (2007)

The Day that Christ was Born (2008)

Joseph’s Christmas (2009)

Our Old-fashioned Holiday (2010)


The Carols

December 17, 2010

Below are PDF’s of all 27 carols. These were revised and standardize in December 2010, so please consider these to be the definitive versions. They’re available for you to download provided that you understand that permission must be granted for use in performance.

The Tiniest Star 1972

Glory 1973

Baby Jesus 1974

Of A Dark Night 1975

How Far to Bethlehem 1976

The Caroling Song 1977

What About Jesus 1983

I Cradle You Close 1984

Looking Across the Manger 1985

Spell of Noel 1986

Ornaments 1988

A Simple Carol 1993

December Tale 1996

One Gift 1997

Angels on Christmas 1998

Find Him 1999

Carved to See Him 2000

Christmas Snow 2001

Friends 2002

The Christmas House 2003

Would You Go 2004

Home Again 2005

Another Christmas 2006

One December Day 2007

The Day Christ Was Born 2008

Joseph’s Christmas 2009

Old-Fashioned Holiday 2010