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4 edition of story of Silent night. found in the catalog.

story of Silent night.

Paul Gallico

story of Silent night.

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Published by Heinemann in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gruber, Franz Xaver, 1787-1863

  • Edition Notes

    Music on endpapers.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML410.G94 G157
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[6], 53 p.
    Number of Pages53
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5648064M
    LC Control Number68084435


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A copy is being sent to year old Tyrolean grandparents (in NY) to enjoy!/5(5). Silent Night: The Song and Its Story is a children's picture book written by Margaret Hodges and illustrated by Tim Ladwig.

It is a book retelling the story about the creation of one of the most popular Christmas carols. Hodges' text is simplistic, straightforward, and rather poetic/5.

Twenty years after "Silent Night" was written, the Rainers brought the song to the United States, singing it in German at New York City's Trinity Church. Innearly fifty years after being first sung in German, "Silent Night" was translated into English by either Jane Campbell or John Young. Hymn Story Silent Night Hymn lists by book of Bible There are several variations on the story of the writing of this hymn, but they all center on the little Church of St.

Nicholas in Obendorf, a village near Salzburg, Austria, on Christmas Eve, —and they all. A very sweet and easy book to read. Gallico creates a story based on the facts known of the creation of Silent Night.

From such simple beginings came this Christmas carol that lives on in a variety of languages and sung by both Christians and non-Christians alike/5. In Silent Night: The Story of the World War I Christmas Truce, Stanley Weintraub, Professor Emeritus at Pennsylvania State University, relates the events of one of history's might-have-beens.

“Silent Night” was known around Europe and was sung in many languages for generations. But for years historians have argued about its history. Books, magazine articles, news reports and Internet web sites have told tall tales of a grand history for Silent Night. But in reality, the story of Silent Night is as simple as the song itself.

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After World War I the advent of wireless broadcasting helped spread Silent Night even wider. During the early days of national public broadcasting in America, performances of the carol by the Austrian/American opera star Ernestine Schumann-Heink (–) became something of a Christmas tradition, and secured the carol’s special place in the Christmas rituals of : Ancient-Origins.

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Today, cathedral choirs and carolers from New York to New Zealand sing the simple song that was first played in a mountain church in Austria on Christmas Eve nearly years ago.

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Silent Night is a poignant story. We get to see tragic events unfold when a person is careless with their own and a loved one’s safety while operating a car. I thought Silent Night was well-written and engaging. I sat down and read this story straight through (I wen to bed late even for me).

The book had steady pacing with smooth transitions /5(). The premise of the story caught my interest. However, the writing didn't flow. Possibly the author tried too hard to stick to first person accounts and didn't make the book a Has Silent Night turned you off from other books in this genre.

A manuscript for “Silent Night” in Mohr’s hand was discovered in which is dated In the manuscript Mohr credits the melody used for the carol to Franz Gruber. Whatever the details of the circumstances, Joseph Mohr’s and Franz Gruber’s contribution of Christmas music for their village’s Christmas Eve midnight mass gave us.

Of special note is a Chinese hymn written to a pentatonic (five-note) melody. “Holy Night, Blessed Night” (“Sheng ye jing”) is so similar in spirit to the Austrian version, that it has been nicknamed the “Chinese Silent Night,” written by the Rev.

Wei-yu Zhu and Jing-ren Wu (). Mohr’s text seems to have inspired the Chinese poets. "Silent Night" (German: Stille Nacht, heilige Nacht) is a very popular Christmas carol and song. It was first performed inby Franz Xaver Gruber and Joseph Mohr.

Gruber was an organist and headmaster of a primary school. Mohr was a priest. Mohr had written the poem in ; Gruber wrote the melody for it before Christmas   The song, Silent Night, brings us home with still, silent voices in harmony all over the world every Chrismtas.

However, did you know there were rodents in the story behind Silent Night. Yes, in fact it was because of mice that Silent Night was written.

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Stanley Weintraub’s Silent Night isn’t a book that warrants a long review because the point is so clear. 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. 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.

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It explains so much but still leaves you hungry and needing more. The end is an explosive sight.5/5(4). Silent Night Web by Jako Olivier in South Africa. Features “ versions of the song in different languages.” “Silent Night” history, translations, multimedia, and links.

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The night before Christmas, Mohr has to decide if he will accept defeat and leave Oberndorf or embrace the true significance of the Holy Night. Beautifully filmed on location in Austria, this powerful story was inspired by the true events leading to the creation of the most /5(4).

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