Let these Latin and Gaelic chants return you to an ancient place of belonging and restoration for a truly contemplative yet uplifting Christmas experience.
By turns joyous and solemn, Celtic Chants for Christmas is a return to a forgotten ancient art form that truly speaks to the spirit by recreating the experience of the Christmas services.
Sheetmusic available here.
Celtic Chants for Christmas MP3s (Mass in Gaelic & Latin) Lyrics
For a truly one-of-a-kind Celtic Christmas experience, sit back and enjoy the beauty of a musical Midnight Mass in Latin and Gaelic. Allow these ageless chants and melodies to enhance your personal Christmas journey. Light a candle and enjoy these soothing sounds as you relive the ambiance of Christmases past.
1. Opening Hymn: Christe Redemptor (Latin Plainchant)
2. Kyrie in Gaelic (Lord Have Mercy)
3. Psalm: I nGaol Dé (Gaelic Incantation "In the love of God, In the eye of God, In the glory of God....)
4. Offertory: Ave Virgo Virginium (Latin Plainchant)
"For mankind's salvation you gave birth to the lord, distilling milk and honey, From one ray the sun shines, and a star brings forth the fount of light."
5. "Lord Have Mercy" in Gaelic. A Uain Dé.
6. Our Father in Gaelic. An Phaidir.
7. Communion: Sanctuary (Latin Plainchant)
8. Communion: Puer Natus in Bethlehem ('A Child is Born in Bethlehem') (Latin Plainchant)
9. Communion Meditation: A Íosa, Bím Chríosa ('Christ, Be In My Heart') Old Irish Hymn (instrumental)
10. Closing: Deus Meus (Latin plainchant mixed with Gaelic plainchant)