Silent Night

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First Line: Hanhepi wakan kin!
Title: Silent Night
Original Language: English
Language: Dakota
Publication Date: 1951
Copyright: This text may still be under copyright because it was published in 1951.

Tune

STILLE NACHT

Although he composed nearly one hundred works, Franz Gruber is remembered for only oneā€“the tune of "Silent Night," composed on Christmas Eve, 1818. He scored the tune for tenor and bass soli (sung by Mohr and Gruber on that night) with the final phrase to be repeated in harmony (sung by the villag…

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