Austrian song "Silent Night" to be in the new EU Songbook!
Close to 3,000 Austrians voted online - and the song "Silent Night", known in German as "Stille Nacht, heilige Nacht", is far out in the lead with almost 50% of the votes in the Faith and Religion category, followed by the song "In die Berg bin i gern" in the Nature and Season category with a solid 35%. No other song received more than 30% of the votes in any of the six categories! Details
Silent Night Society´s appeal during the Christmas period:
"embrace and use all six verses of the carol - as a godsend and as a message to the world!" President Neureiter: "Spread the word of the complete carol with its message!". "This carol of worldwide-peace is a gift and carries a message. "Silent Night" was written with six verses, but it is usually shortened to three only! Details
"Silent Night" on DVD. Material for the christmas carol
With this DVD the Silent Night Sociaty provides notes and audio recordings, photographs and films, publications and presentations, and texts to the emergence and spread of the song. Details
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New! "Silent Night!" Image-Database
Text and Music
The authentic version of "Silent Night! Holy Night!" as well as sheets of music and the song for download are placed here.
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