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Stille Nacht

Author: John C. Lyon

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Text Information

First Line: Stille Nacht, heilige Nacht, Land und Meer ruht umher, durch gebrochene Wolken von fern
Title: Stille Nacht
Author: John C. Lyon
Language: German
Copyright: Public Domain



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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Instances (1 - 5 of 5)

Deutsches Gesangbuch der Bisch. Methodisten-Kirche #d511

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Deutsches Lieder- und Melodienbuch #67

Die Kleine Palme No. 2 #185

Gesang und Melodienbuch #d589

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Pilger Lieder #117

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