Who made Christmas Eve Sarajevo?
Paul O’NeillJon Oliva
Christmas Eve/Sarajevo 12/24/Composers
What album is Christmas Eve Sarajevo on?
Tales of Winter: Selections from the TSO Rock Operas
Christmas Eve/Sarajevo 12/24/Album
Is Carol of the Bells and Christmas Eve Sarajevo the same song?
The song “Christmas Eve/Sarajevo 12/24,” by Trans Siberian Orchestra, was released in 1996. It is an instrumental mash-up of “Carol of the Bells” and “God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen” and is the single greatest jam-out Christmas song out there.
What TSO album is Carol of the Bells on?
Christmas Eve/Sarajevo 12/24 is an instrumental medley of “Carol of the Bells” and “God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen” first released on the Savatage album Dead Winter Dead in 1995 as “Christmas Eve (Sarajeveo 12/24).” It was re-released by the Trans-Siberian Orchestra, a side project of several Savatage members, on TSO’s …
When did Christmas in Sarajevo come out?
Christmas Eve/Sarajevo 12/24/Released
Who wrote the song Sarajevo?
What is the story behind Christmas Eve/Sarajevo?
Paul O’Neill explained the story behind Christmas Eve/Sarajevo 12/24 in an interview published on ChristianityToday.com: We heard about this cello player born in Sarajevo many years ago who left when he was fairly young to go on to become a well-respected musician, playing with various symphonies throughout Europe.
What instruments are used in the Christmas Eve/Sarajevo 12/24?
“Christmas Eve/Sarajevo 12/24” consists of four sections, alternating between soft and loud, as well as between the two component pieces in the medley. Part one consists of “God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen” performed on a cello, accompanied only by a picked electric guitar and a flute in round.
Are the Christmas Eve/Sarajevo 12/24 songs public domain?
Both of the tunes used in “Christmas Eve/Sarajevo 12/24” were in the public domain in 1995: “Shchedryk” was released in 1918 (although the English lyrics to “Carol of the Bells,” dating to 1936, were still under copyright and were not included in the recording), while “God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen” dated back several centuries.
What is the meaning behind TSO’s Christmas in Sarajevo?
It’s featured on TSO’s debut album, Christmas Eve and Other Stories. This song tells the story of a Sarajevo-born cellist (Vedran Smailovic) who returns to his homeland to find it in ruins after the Bosnian War.