Christmas Music On Online Radio Stations - what kind of music, songs and sounds we will be able to hear this year? Will it be traditional Christmas Corals like Silent Night, Come all Ye Faithful, Carol of the Bells or popular Christmas songs like Jingle Bells, We Wish You a Merry Christmas and Silent Night?
Christmas throughout more than two thousand years inspired many artists, poets and musicians. The ancient English Christmas carols written several centuries ago, do not cease to please hearing of Englishmen and Americans to this day. Carols - Silent Night and Come all Ye Faithful - are so popular, that everybody will hear them not only online - on Radio Stations, but also in church, at home and even on streets. Harmony of words and music in Carols help to get into deep sense of this wonderful even better.
Originally Christmas and Epiphany were one big holiday. Therefore twelve days, dividing Christmas and Epiphany, are very important for Christians. About twelve days, dividing Christmas and Epiphany, is joyfully sung in a song which is called "The Twelve Days of Christmas". This is one of top songs you will hear online on radio stations this year. This song does not leave anybody indifferent!
Top 3 Christmas songs on Radio Stations
"Jingle Bells" - is one of the best known and commonly sung winter songs in the world. Author - James Lord Pierpont (1822-1893) wrote this song in 1857. He said song was meant for a Thanksgiving program at a church in Savannah, Georgia, where Pierpont was organist. This song was so well accepted that it was again sung on Christmas day and since then became one of the most popular Christmas carols.
"We Wish You a Merry Christmas!" - author and composer of We Wish You a Merry Christmas cannot be traced however it is believed song comes from England back in sixteenth century.
"Silent Night" - Silent Night dates back as far as 1818 when Pastor Joseph Mohr of St. Nicholas Church in Oberdorf decided that he needed a carol for the Crhistmas Eve service and used a short poem he had written earlier. Franz Xavier ,the church organist and choir master, wrote this tune. Since then, song become extremely popular.
Most Popular Christmas Carols and songs on Online Radio Stations (2009)
Carol of the Bells
Angels from the Realms of Glory
Away in a Manger caro
O Come O Come Emmanue
O Little Town of Bethlehem
Once in Royal Davids City
The First Noel carol
The Holly and the Ivy
The Wassail Song
We Three Kings of Orient are
While Shepherds Watched
We wish you a Merry Christmas
All I want for Christmas is my two front teeth
Chestnuts roasting on an open fire
Christmas is coming
Have yourself a merry little Christmas
Jingle Bells Let it Snow Little Drummer Boy Rudolf the Red Nosed Reindeer The Christmas Song
The Twelve Days of Christmas