10 December 2011

The Truth about Christmas Carols

I used to love going carolling around Christmas time. It always sounded so different out in the cold night air. I used to sing with a couple of choral groups and always loved the Christmas programs. I became very interested in older carols and went researching them at my university library. What I remember learning most was that carols weren't just sung at Christmas. There were carols for pretty much every season (gotta love the library). But tv can also be educational and recently, while watching a BBC special called The Truth About Christmas Carols (2008), I learnt some other surprising facts:
Coventry Carol by Mediaeval Baebes on Grooveshark

1 comment:

Herr Punkinstein said...

Thanks for posting this. I love history.