‘Silent Night’ is one of the most widely known and celebrated Christmas hymns. The hymn was composed in 1818 by Franz Xaver Gruber to lyrics by Joseph Mohr in the small town of Oberndorf bei Salzburg, Austria. It has become a standard closing hymn at Christmas Eve services around the globe!
This lush, elegant, and accessible arrangement for SAB chorus, piano, and optional strings is sure to add a warm touch to any Christmas concert or worship service. The elegant strings and flowing piano intermingle with the sonorous choral writing which gives way to great depth and beauty.