Christmas features

The history of the Christmas carol

The surprising origins of Christmas carols: explained

9 hilariously misheard Christmas carol lyrics

9 hilariously misheard Christmas carol lyrics to bring you joy

Can you identify the Christmas carols from just the first few notes?

Can you identify the Christmas carols from just the first few notes?

Is Die Hard a Christmas movie? We use the music (starring Beethoven) to explain

Is Die Hard a Christmas movie? Here’s what the soundtrack tells us…

11 relaxing pieces of Christmas music

11 relaxing pieces of Christmas music

Tanglewood Festival Chorus perform The 12 days of Christmas

QUIZ: Can you name every famous melody hidden in this epic ‘12 Days of Christmas’ medley?

Christmas carolling in Ryazan, Russia

Which countries have Christmas carols as a tradition – and what are the best carols from around the world?

This throwback video of Pavarotti singing ‘O Come All Ye Faithful’ will give you chills

Pavarotti sings ‘O Come All Ye Faithful’ in Notre-Dame Cathedral in spine-tingling throwback video