Misc Christmas - Carol Of The Bells Chords & Tabs

 

Carol Of The Bells Chords & Tabs

Misc Christmas Chords & Tabs

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Carol Of The Bells Chords

   
Carol of the Bells
Words: Peter J. Wilhousky; Music: M. Leontovich
Transcribed from Reader's Digest "Merry Christmas Songbook" by Gags

Ok, you can throw the pick away for this one.
It sounds better fingerstyle as long as I'm not the one trying to play it :-)

In the order they appear:
Chord Em     Em/D   Am/C   Em/B   Em7/B  Am
E --------0------0------0------0------0------0-------------
B -------0------0------1------0------3------2--------------
G ------0------0------2------0------0------3---------------
D ----2------0---------------------------------------------
A ------------------3------2------2------0-----------------
E ---------------------------------------------------------
*something* indicates either a dynamic or important info from the music.
lyrics transcribed from the soprano line
'/' in the lyrics indicate bar line (end of line implies bar line)

3/4 time (can be played in one)
Key of G 
Intro: (transcriber's suggestion)

Em Em/D Am/C Em/B 2x
[ Tab from: http://www.guitartabs.cc/tabs/m/misc_christmas/carol_of_the_bells_crd.html ]
Enter Choir:
*p*
Em                     Em/D                  Am/C              Em/B
Hark! how the bells, / Sweet silver bells, / All seem to say / "Throw cares away."

*Opening Repeat Dots* 
Am/C                 Em                  Am/C                  Em
Oh how they pound, / Raising the sound / O'er hill and dale, / Telling their tale.

*ff*
Em                                     Am
Gailly they ring / While people sing / Song(s) of good cheer / Christmas is here

Em
Merry, merry, merry, / merry Christmas! 2x

Em/D                Am/C              Em7/B               Am
On, on they send, / On without end, / Their joyful tone / To ev'ry home.

*1.*
*pp*
Em                                                             N.C.       *repeat dots*
Hark! how the bells, / Sweet silver bells, / All seem to say / "Throw cares away."

*2.*
*pp*
Em
On, on they send, / On without end, / Their joyful tone / To ev'ry home.

N.C.                   Em->fret me conventionally and hit me good once
Ding, dong ding dong / Bohm!//

Merry Christmas to all, and to all a good night!
Gags
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