Carol of the Bells (For Viola, Cello or Bass)
Title: Carol of the Bells, By Mykola Leontovych. Published by Carl Fischer. Score (1 pg) with Part.
"Carol of the Bells", composed in 1904, is a popular Christmas carol based on a folk chant known in Ukrainian as "Shchedryk". The lyrics (copyrighted) were written by Peter Wilhousky.
The song is recognized by a four-note ostinato motif. It has been arranged many times for different genres, from films to TV, and rock to classical.