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35. Silent night! Holy night!

1 Silent night! Holy night!
Heaven is near, earth is bright,
Angel sons are heard above
As the Child of peace and love
Sleeps in Mary's arms,
Sleeps in Mary's arms.

2 Silent night! Holy night!
Skies are clear, stars are bright,
Now the shepherds wend their way
Homage to this Child to pay:
He is Christ the Lord,
He is Christ the Lord.

3 Silent night! Holy night!
Christ is here, all is light,
Shadows of the past are gone
With the advent of the Son,
Born to save us all,
Born to save us all.

Text Information
First Line: Silent night! Holy night!
Paraphraser: G. B. Timms, 1910-1997
Author: J. Mohr, 1792-1848
Meter: 66 77 55
Language: Englsih
Publication Date: 1986
Copyright: Permission granted by Canterbury Press Norwich
Tune Information
Composer: Franz Grüber, 1787-1863
Harmonizer: A. H.
Meter: 66 77 55
Key: B♭ Major
Copyright: Arr. By permission of Oxford Univeristy Press (from "English Praise")

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