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140. Silent Night

1 Silent night! Holy night!
All is calm, all is bright,
Round yon Virgin mother and Child.
Holy infant, so tender and mild,
Sleep in heavenly peace!
Sleep in heavenly peace!

2 Silent night! Holy night!
Shepherds quake at the sight.
Glories stream from heaven afar;
Heav'nly hosts sing, Alleluia;
Christ the Savior is born!
Christ the Savior is born!

3 Silent night! Holy night!
Son of God, love's pure light
Radiant beams from Thy holy face
With the dawn of redeeming grace,
Jesus, Lord, at Thy birth,
Jesus, Lord, at Thy birth.

4 Silent night! Holy night!
Wondrous star, lend thy light;
With the angels let us sing,
Alleluia to our King;
Christ the Savior is born,
Christ the Savior is born.

Text Information
First Line: Silent night! Holy night!
Title: Silent Night
German Title: Stille Nacht
Author: F. J. Mohr, 1792-1848
Translator: J. F. Young, 1820-85
Meter: Irregular
Language: English
Publication Date: 1996
Topic: Nativity of our Lord
Tune Information
Composer: F. X. Gruber, 1787-1863
Meter: Irregular
Key: B♭ Major

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