Thursday, 25 August 2016
carols had been first sung in europe hundreds of years in the past, but those have been no longer christmas carols. they have been pagan songs, sung on the winter solstice celebrations as humans danced spherical stone circles (the phrase carol at the start supposed to bounce to some thing).
the winter solstice is the shortest day of the year, usually taking vicinity across the 22nd december. the word carol in reality method dance or a track of reward and pleasure!
carols was written and sung at some stage in all 4 seasons, however handiest the tradition of making a song them at christmas has truely survived.
early christians took over the pagan solstice celebrations for christmas and gave humans christian songs to sing in place of pagan ones. in 129, a roman bishop stated that a track called "angel's hymn" must be sung at a christmas service in rome.
every other famous early christmas hymn was written in 760, with the aid of comas of jerusalem, for the greek orthodox church. quickly after this many composers throughout europe started to jot down 'christmas carols'.
but, now not many humans favored them as they had been all written and sung in latin, a language that the everyday people couldn't understand. by the time of the middles ages (the 1200s), the majority had lost interest in celebrating christmas altogether.