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Synonyms for carol

song

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Synonyms for carol

to utter words or sounds in musical tones

Synonyms for carol

joyful religious song celebrating the birth of Christ

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a joyful song (usually celebrating the birth of Christ)

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sing carols

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There had been singing under the windows after midnight,--supernatural singing, Maggie always felt, in spite of Tom's contemptuous insistence that the singers were old Patch, the parish clerk, and the rest of the church choir; she trembled with awe when their carolling broke in upon her dreams, and the image of men in fustian clothes was always thrust away by the vision of angels resting on the parted cloud.
collected at Castleton in 1908 by Vaughan Williams, and included in The Oxford Book of Carols, is very well known in the folk revival, Derbyshire's carolling traditions have on the whole been overshadowed by those from the Sheffield area, in the adjoining county of Yorkshire.
It was only with the release of the CD English Village Carols: Traditional Christmas Carolling from the Southern Pennines (Smithsonian Folkways, 1999) that Russell's recordings from Derbyshire-and, let us not forget, Nottinghamshire-became widely available (the Derbyshire material on this CD had previously been included on cassette-only releases from Village Carols, featuring carols from Castleton, Coal Aston, Foolow, and Hathersage, but these are no longer available).
The band will be carolling again at Pennine Garden Centre Shelley on Saturday and Sunday December 20/21 (1.
The Carol Appeal is crucial in raising vital funds for the charity, and throughout November and December Help the Aged is looking for readers to get involved in a carolling event to show their support.