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LOTR Holiday Carols

Challenge Details

What would LOTR holiday carols be like? Rewrite your favorite holiday carol, using the tune but changing the words. All carols due by Christmas.

Suggestions

"Saruman is Coming to Town" (Oh, I *dare* you!)

What would a Rohirric version of "Jingle Bells" sound like?

How would Aragorn sing "I'll be Home for Christmas?"

An Elven version of "Silent Night"

"We Nine Nazgul of Barad-Dur Are"

"Eru Rest You Merry Dunedain"

"I'm Dreaming of a White (Wizard) Christmas"

And the (banned) Numenorean favorite - O Come All Ye Faithful

Have fun!

Entries with Stories

The following authors have entered a story in the Challenge.

Aerlinnel - Carols of Arda
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Last Updated: 16 Dec 02
Responses to the Holiday Carols challenge, a.k.a. Aerlinnel's new favourite means of wasting time! Carols now consolidated.
Update 12/15/02: "Nuzgûl for Christmas". Blame Dwimordene.
Alawa - I'm Dreaming of a Black Yuletide
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Last Updated: 16 Dec 02
The Uruk-hai anticipate the coming holiday
Alawa - In the Bleak Midwinter
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Last Updated: 16 Dec 02
Carols Challenge. Sam sings to himself as the Fellowship prepares to set out from Rivendell on December 25th.
Alawa - Torches
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Last Updated: 16 Dec 02
Carols Challenge. Denethor is not feeling in the holiday mood.
Azalais - Come, all ye Fellowship of Nine
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Last Updated: 23 Dec 02
LoTR retold to a well-known festive Victorian tune. My only excuse for this twisted little tale is that it's a response to the LoTR Holiday Carols Challenge...
Azalais - Ship Carol
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Last Updated: 16 Dec 02
I saw a ship come sailing in, to Avallonë, to Avallonë... For the LOTR Holiday Carols challenge, a bit of happy fluff.
Celandine Brandybuck - Middle-earth Holiday Carols
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Last Updated: 25 Jan 03
An assortment of carols sung by various Middle-earth folk - Elves, Hobbits, Dwarves, and Men - written for the LotR Holiday Carols Challenge. Some humorous, some darker.
Dagmar - Es ist ein Ross entsprungen
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Last Updated: 16 Dec 02
A carol from Rohan. About horses, what else? Main character: Shadowfax
Dwimordene - Yuletide in Exile: Songs of the Dúnedain
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Last Updated: 16 Dec 02
A rendering of several carols (number keeps growing) for the LOTR Christmas Carols Challenge. Not that I'm fixated on Númenoreans or anything.
Dwimordene - Dwim's Spoofy Carols
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Last Updated: 16 Dec 02
To the tune of "O Tannenbaum," I give you the rise and fall of Saruman, joined now by "The Little Ringbearer." Third carol: "Balrogs We Have Seen Draw Nigh." And the latest travesty, "I'm gettin' nuzgul for Christmas": a metafilk. Clearly an entry into the LOTR Holiday Carols Challenge.
Eledhwen - God Rest Ye Merry Hobbit-folk
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Last Updated: 16 Dec 02
An entry for the LOTR Holiday Parodies challenge: 'God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen'.
Eledhwen - Iluvatar the One
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Last Updated: 16 Dec 02
For the LOTR Holidays Challenge: the Great Music.
elizabeth wyeth - Formerly 'Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire'
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Last Updated: 31 Oct 03
This is for the Christmas Charol challenge!
Ellipsis - Silmarillion Slaying Song, The
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Last Updated: 10 Jan 03
A parody of "Jingle bells" as sung by the Feanorian choir.
Leonora - Yuletide Songs
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Last Updated: 31 Oct 03
For the LotR Carols Challenge: 'Take Up Your Swords, O Dunedain' , 'Once in Royal Anarion's City', 'We Three Jewels', 'The Downfall of the Eye' and 'Fum, fum fum'. Was "Two Carols".
Llinos - Christmas Carol Challenge
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Last Updated: 16 Dec 02
Good Rest Ye Merry and Pippin
Meg Thornton - Breetown Wassail
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Last Updated: 25 Jan 03
I've pulled this holus-bolus out of "Breetown Yule". Yes, that's cheating, but I've got enough on my plate already...
Stultiloquentia - O Little Town and Others
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Last Updated: 17 Mar 03
A Christmas Carol for Sauron and one for Denethor.

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Challenge Info

Open Date: November 26, 2002

Closed: December 26, 2002

Challenge Topic: Holiday/Date/Season

Entries: 23

Originator: Anglachel

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