“Carol of the Bells” was written in 1904 by Ukrainian composer Mykola Leontovych and introduced to America in 1921 through a Carnegie Hall performance and subsequent national tour by the Ukrainian National Chorus. It was originally written to be performed by a four-part a cappella choir.
Carolina Crown performed the piece during the closer of the corps’ “Bell-issimo” show, a production that focused on how bells have been utilized for centuries to announce both joyful celebrations and times of reverence.
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