How a Ukrainian Folk Chant Became the Theme of American Christmas

For several decades Carol of the Bells or the Ukrainian Bell Carol has been an essential part of the American Christmas tradition – just like Christmas trees or presents. One can hear the song on radio or in TV-commercials, it has rock, jazz or metal versions. What makes it so memorable and popular? Mariia Prus and Dmitriy Savchuk addressed the question to professional musicians.

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