Christmas features

Judy Garland singing 'Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas'

The original lyrics to ‘Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas’ weren’t very merry at all

Best descants ever

These are factually the greatest Christmas carol descants of all time

People are annoyed this line of ‘God Rest Ye’ doesn’t rhyme, but there’s actually a good reason

People are annoyed this line of ‘God Rest Ye’ doesn’t rhyme, but there’s actually a good reason

LSO records ‘A Christmas Singalong’ at LSO St Luke’s

Sing along with one of the world’s best orchestras this Christmas

LSO

Christmas presents

Quiz: How well do you know your Christmas carols?

Once in Royal David's City

What are the lyrics to ‘Once in Royal David’s City’ – and who composed it?

Alto line in Christmas

Woman sings painfully funny alto part of Mariah Carey’s ‘All I Want for Christmas is You’

The lyrics and history of ‘We Wish You a Merry Christmas’

‘We Wish You a Merry Christmas’: what are the lyrics and who wrote the carol?