Advert: Waitrose – Snowed In
Music: Guy Farley – Carol of the Bells
The Waitrose Christmas 2017 TV ad is set during heavy snow at Britain’s highest pub, The Tan Hill Inn near Richmond in North Yorkshire. The soundtrack is a cinematic orchestral arrangement of Carol of the Bells by TV Ad Music regular Guy Farley, who also arranged the soundtrack of this year’s Very.co.uk Christmas ad. Carol of the Bells, based on Ukrainian composer Mykola Leontovych’s Shchedryk, is most often performed acapella by a choir, as on John Williams’ Home Alone movie soundtrack. Guy Farley’s orchestral version isn’t available, although you can download a similar version by the It’s available to London Festival Orchestra on iTunes.