Libera - Carol of the Bells

Libera - Carol of the Bells

Carol of the Bells is the 3rd track from Libera‘s 2011 album “Libera: The Christmas Album”. The video was directed by Scott Jaeger.

Scott Jaeger is a director who has an unrivalled passion for the moving image and an excitement and dedication to creativity. His work includes music videos for artists as diverse as Cerys Matthews, Libera and renowned breakbeat duo, Stanton Warriors. He works through his production company Jaegerfilm, based at Wimbledon Studios.

“Carol of the Bells” is a popular Christmas carol composed by Mykola Leontovych in 1914 with lyrics by Peter J. Wilhousky. The song is based on a folk chant known in Ukrainian as “Shchedryk”. Wilhousky’s lyrics are copyrighted (Wilhousky died in 1978), although the original musical composition is not. The song is recognized by a four-note ostinato motif. It has been arranged many times for different genres, styles of singing and settings and has been covered by artists and groups of many genres: classical, metal, jazz, country music, rock, and pop. The piece has also been featured in films, television shows, and parodies.

All images © JAEGERFILM / SCOTT JAEGER / Libera – Carol of the Bells

One Comment

  1. One of my favourites !

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