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Audio Recording Christmas songs and carols Christians, awake ; O little town of Bethlehem ; God rest you merry gentlemen ; The first nowell ; Silent night

Christmas songs and carols

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  • Christmas songs and carols

Other Title

  • Christians, awake ; O little town of Bethlehem ; God rest you merry gentlemen ; The first nowell ; Silent night


  • Chorus, with orchestra


  • Trinity Choir -- Vocal Group
  • Marsh, Lucy Isabelle -- Vocalist -- Soprano Vocal
  • Victor Mixed Chorus -- Vocal Group
  • Dunlap, Marguerite -- Vocalist -- Contralto
  • Kline, Olive -- Vocalist -- Soprano Vocal
  • Macdonough, Harry -- Vocalist -- Tenor Vocal
  • Wheeler, Elizabeth -- Vocalist -- Soprano Vocal
  • Werrenrath, Reinald -- Vocalist -- Baritone Vocal
  • Murphy, Lambert -- Vocalist -- Tenor Vocal
  • Victor Orchestra -- Musical Group
  • Hooley, William F. -- Vocalist -- Bass Vocal


  • Popular music
  • Religious

Media Size

  • 12-inch

Recording Label

  • Victor

Recording Catalog Number

  • 31873

Recording Matrix Number

  • C-12506 (Matrix ID)

Recording Take Number

  • 3

Recording Date

  • 1912-10-10

Recording Location

  • Camden, New Jersey

Recording Repository

  • Source of original recording: Recorded Sound Section, Library of Congress.

Rights Advisory

  • Inclusion of the recording in the National Jukebox, courtesy of Sony Music Entertainment

Online Format

  • audio
  • image

IIIF Presentation Manifest

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Chicago citation style:

Trinity Choir, Lucy Isabelle Marsh, Victor Mixed Chorus, Marguerite Dunlap, Olive Kline, Harry Macdonough, Elizabeth Wheeler, et al. Christmas Songs and Carols. 1912. Audio.

APA citation style:

Trinity Choir, Marsh, L. I., Victor Mixed Chorus, Dunlap, M., Kline, O., Macdonough, H. [...] Hooley, W. F. (1912) Christmas Songs and Carols. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

MLA citation style:

Trinity Choir, et al. Christmas Songs and Carols. 1912. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.