carol singing

пение рождественских гимнов. В США во время Рождества их исполняют группы людей как в помещениях, так и на улицах и площадях, в торговых центрах и зданиях вокзалов, во всех общественных местах. Обычно при этом идёт сбор денег на благотворительные цели. Иногда дети ходят от дома к дому, исполняя рождественские гимны и собирая деньги; их часто приглашают в дом и угощают какао с пирожными

США. Лингвострановедческий англо-русский словарь. 2013.

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  • carol singing — UK US noun [uncountable] british the activity of singing Christmas carols in the street, especially in order to collect money to help other people Thesaurus: relating to or connected with the christmas periodhypernym public and national… …   Useful english dictionary

  • carol singing — noun the singing of carols, especially by groups going from door to door at Christmas with the object of raising money. Derivatives carol singer noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • carol singing — UK / US noun [uncountable] British the activity of singing Christmas carols in the street, especially in order to collect money to help other people …   English dictionary

  • carols and carol singing — Carols are traditional songs that are sung just before Christmas. Many of them celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ.   Carols were first sung in the 14th century. They were popular songs with a lively tune, and contained references to the… …   Universalium

  • Christmas carol singing —    Nowadays there are carol concerts in schools and churches in the run up to Christmas, and groups of carol singers can be found in shopping centres or visiting homes and pubs in the evenings to collect money for charity. Earlier, singers would… …   A Dictionary of English folklore

  • Carol —    A popular song, nearly always strophic, often with refrain (burden), sung to celebrate Christmas and its related feasts. Much less frequently, a carol may celebrate other Christian themes, such as Christ’s passion.    Although carols, until… …   Historical dictionary of sacred music

  • carol singers — ➡ carols and carol singing * * * …   Universalium

  • carol services — ➡ carols and carol singing * * * …   Universalium

  • Carol Decker — (born 10 September 1957, Huyton, Liverpool, England)is an English recording artist. She is best known as the singer and front woman for the band, T Pau, which enjoyed international success in the late 1980s. Her partner at the time, Ronnie Rogers …   Wikipedia

  • Carol Lee Sanchez — is a poet, visual artist, essayist, teacher and mother of three adult children. She is a native of New Mexico and her cultural heritage is mostly Laguna Pueblo and Lebanese American. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Art Administration from… …   Wikipedia

  • Carol Woods (performer) — Carol Woods is an American performer. In Feb. of 2008 she performed on the 50th Grammy Awards broadcast singing Let It Be from the soundtrack of the film Across the Universe , with Timothy T. Mitchum. She is currently(2008) appearing on Broadway… …   Wikipedia

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