John Heaton (jheaton) wrote,
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Advent 2008: Love Came Down At Christmas

Christina Rossetti wrote two of my favorite Christmas songs: the afore-posted "In the Bleak Midwinter" and today's song, the lesser-known but just as good "Love Came Down at Christmas." Written in 1885, it was set to a traditional Irish tune and first published as a hymn in the Church Hymnal of the Church of Ireland in 1919.

Jars of Clay - Love Came Down At Christmas (MP3, 4.7MB)

Previous Advent posts:

2003: Christmas
2004: The Nativity
2005: Boots
2006: Of Heavenly Bodies
2007: Our Lady Hodegetria
 
Tags: advent: 2008, music
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