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 and expressive arrangement for SSAATTBB chorus, strings, and piano is sure to add a genuinely warm touch to any Christmas concert or worship service. The elegant strings and flowing piano intermingle with the sonorous choral writing and give way to great depth and beauty.