(Open Thread) OCD Jukebox — “Carol of the Bells” and “Ideo”

Jukebox. Photo by liz west.

Hey, did you know “Carol of the Bells” was based on a traditional Ukrainian folk song?

Eileen does her version of “Shchedryk” in English and Ukrainian:

Clamavi de Profundis in a traditional arrangement:

Piano instrumental version from David Hicken:

Bluegrass banjo cover by The Baptist Banjo:

Cello cover by Patrick Dexter:

Steelpan cover by Meyer Levin 8th Grade Steel Orchestra:

“Ideo” is a song I’ve never heard of, yet ancient. This version is from Stephanie of Heart Music:

Margherita Pirri:

Choral version by Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception Choir:

Orchestral version, posted by Alfred Music Concert Band:

That’s it for today! Tomorrow’s noir film is “Decoy,” which sounds pretty out there…

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