84. Silent night! Holy night!

1 Silent night! Holy night!
All is calm, all is bright
round the virgin and her child:
holy infant so tender and mild,
sleep in heavenly peace;
sleep in heavenly peace!

2 Silent night! Holy night!
Shepherds quail at the sight,
glory streams from heaven afar,
heavenly hosts sing 'Alleluia,
Christ the Saviour is born,
Christ the Saviour is born!'

3 Silent night! Holy night!
Son of God, love's pure light:
radiant beams your holy face
with the dawn of saving grace,
Jesus, Lord, at your birth,
Jesus, Lord, at your birth.

Text Information
First Line: Silent night! Holy night!
German Title: Stille Nacht! Heilige Nacht!
Translator: John Freeman Young (1820--1885)
Author: Joseph Mohr (1792-1848)
Meter: Irregular
Language: English
Publication Date: 2013
Scripture: ;
Topic: Angels; Children and All-Age Worship; Christmas (3 more...)
Tune Information
Composer: Franz Xaver Gruber (1787-1863)
Arranger: David Iliff (b. 1939)
Meter: Irregular
Key: B♭ Major
Copyright: Arrangement: © David Iliff / The Jubilate Group. Administered by The Jubilate Group, Kitley House, St Katherines Road, Torquay TQ1 4DE Used by permission.

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