Traditional Xmas Carols of Ireland
The Wexford Irish melody is one of those Irish traditional
Christmas carols that were first performed during the 1200s
by Irish people and various Christian groups in reverence
to the birth of Jesus Christ. This song was amongst the most
popular Irish traditional Christmas carols during the ancient
times, and it is among the Irish traditional Christmas carols
or melodies that originated from the history and cultural
heritage of Ireland. This song, amongst a number of Irish
traditional Christmas carols, is also considered a melody
that had originated from the Irish region known as Country
Curoo, Curoo is another one of those ancient Irish traditional
Christmas carols or holiday melodies. This old Irish traditional
Christmas carol literally means the holiday melodies of Birds.
This traditional Christmas melody is said to originate from
the 1800s. This Irish traditional Christmas melody was performed
and sung by the popular Irish singers known as The Clancy
Brothers, and the album that featured this single was known
as the Clancy Brothers Christmas.
Another famous Irish traditional Christmas carol goes by
the name of Once in Royal David's City. This Irish traditional
Christmas melody was written and performed by then popular
songwriter and singer Cecil Frances Humphreys Alexander, and
this single was recorded during the early 1850s. The musical
arrangements for the songs in this album release were done
by then famous musical choreographer Henry John Gantlet.
One of the most famous Irish traditional Christmas melodies
has been widely controversial around the world due to certain
translations of various Christian and non-Catholic groups.
The Christmas melody, known as 12 Days of Christmas, had
been translated many times by various practitioners of Christianity,
and this led to the song being taught to kids at the time
wherein Catholicism was actually banned.