Under the heading of opus 1 Sibelius grouped together five Christmas carols for voice and piano, written between 1895 and 1913. Best known of these is En etsi valtaa loistoa (Giv mig ej glans, ej guld, ej prakt / We ask for Nothing Rich or Rare, 1909) which exists in various choral arrangements. It is also often called as Jouluvirsi (Christmas Hymn). It is one of Sibelius' most popular songs and has been included in many song books as well as the Finnish Psalter.
This product includes texts in Finnish and in Swedish.