Christmas Carols Nobody Asked For, Vol. 5: By Candlelight Swans Three

(For an explanation – of sorts – see Vol. 1. For more nonsense, see Vol. 2, Vol. 3 and Vol. 4.)

Many of our most well-known Christmas carols today originated in the Victorian era. It was an era of soaring vocals, vivid natural imagery, and swooning over “medieval” music, art and stories without actually understanding a single thing about the medieval era.

Anyway, I thought it was time to create a faux-Victorian predictive-text carol.

Lyrics, as always, are by Botnik. I composed the score in Noteflight.

By Candlelight Swans Three

Joy and cheer, that’s a pear
For you I’ll be happy
Memories watching me
By candlelight swans three
Oh, behold their swimming flight!
Hardly down around this night!
Sky shout birds, blazing see!
By candlelight swans three

Here’s the score [pdf].

Here’s the audio file [mp3].

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