A round dance.
A song of joy, exultation, or mirth; a lay.
A song of praise of devotion; as, a Christmas or Easter carol.
Joyful music, as of a song.
To praise or celebrate in song.
To sing, especially with joyful notes.
To sing; esp. to sing joyfully; to warble.
Carols, or Nowells, were Christmas songs.
kærãl] = a traditional religious song performed around Christmas
Since the 19th century, generally a song that is in fourpart harmony, simple form, and having to do with the Virgin Mary or Christmas.
joyful religious song celebrating the birth of Christ
a joyful song (usually celebrating the birth of Christ)
sing carols; "They went caroling on Christmas Day"
a ring dance (later a "round" song or song with refrain)
a song of rejoicing which is associated with festive and religious celebrations
During the Renaissance era, the carol was a popular music form in England. It consisted of two parts and was sung to a religious poem of numerous stanzas with the same music and refrain. Franco-Flemish Music FORM The Franco-Flemish school of music was at its height during the 1400s. The Franco-Flemish composers were more interested in creating new techniques within the popular existing forms, as opposed to inventing new form types.
Any festive religious song that follows the melodies of secular songs rather than sacred hymns.
A song of praise and celebration, usually for Christmas.
English medieval strophic song with a refrain repeated after each stanza; now associated with Christmas.
A carol is a festive song, generally religious but not necessarily connected with church worship, and often with a dance-like or popular character.