April 13, 2023

Letter Notes Piano: Carol of the Bells - Traditional

"Carol of the Bells" is a classic Christmas song that originated in Ukraine in the early 20th century. The song's original title is "Shchedryk," and it was composed by Ukrainian composer Mykola Leontovych.

Bb         A     Bb     G
Hark how the bells,

Bb         A-Bb    G
Sweet silver bells,

Bb     A     Bb   G
All seem to say,

Bb            A     Bb-G
Throw cares away

Bb - A          Bb   G
Christmas is here,

Bb - A         Bb       G
Bringing good cheer,

Bb      A       Bb     G
To young and old,

Bb          A    Bb    G
Meek and the bold.

Bb          A       Bb      G
Ding dong ding dong

Bb      A     Bb     G
That is their song

Bb       A-Bb     G
With joyful ring

Bb   A-Bb-G
All caroling.

Bb          A     Bb   G
One seems to hear

Bb           A    Bb      G
Words of good cheer

Bb         A - Bb - G
From everywhere

Bb - A    Bb   G
Filling the air.

^D    ^C     ^D      Bb
Oh how they pound,

^D - ^C    ^D      Bb
Raising the sound,

^D     ^C    ^D     Bb
O'er hill and dale,

^D - ^C   ^D     Bb
Telling their tale.

^G-^G  ^G ^F-^D#
Gaily they ring

^D      ^D-D   ^C-Bb
While people sing

^C       ^C   ^C     ^D-^C
Songs of good cheer,

G  -  G          G    G
Christmas is here...

D-E       F#-G     A-Bb
Merry, Merry, Merry,

^C-^D      ^C-Bb
Merry Christmas,

D-E      F#-G       A-Bb
Merry, Merry, Merry,

^C-^D       ^C-Bb
Merry Christmas!

The song features a hauntingly beautiful melody that is performed by a choir of voices, with each voice part singing a different melody. "Carol of the Bells" has since become a beloved classic in the Christmas music genre, and has been covered and reinterpreted by various artists and groups around the world. The song's haunting melody and harmonies evoke a sense of magic and wonder, making it a favorite among fans of Christmas music.

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