Silent Night (Christmas carol, English translation)

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lyricist:Josef Mohr (in 1816)
composer:Franz Xaver Gruber (in 1818)
translator:John Freeman Young (in 1859)
lyrics page: [info]
other databases:,_Holy_Night [info]
Wikipedia:en: Silent Night [info]
SecondHandSongs: [info]
Wikidata:Q172152 [info]
Q23726780 [info]
referred to in medleys:Jingle Bells Medley (Psalty’s Christmas Calamity)
Christmas Medley: Holy Night / Snow Falls Over the Ground / Hear Ye the Message (Boney M. medley) (order: 2)
Kuklapolitan Christmas Carol Medley (order: 3)
Megamix 2 (It Must Be Christmas) (order: 4)
Mix Two (Greatest Ever Christmas Party Megamix) (order: 4)
What Child Is This? / O Come, O Come Emmanuel / The First Noel / Silent Night, Holy Night (order: 4)
A Christmas Festival (order: 7)
Mix 3 (The Best Xmas Party Ever!) (order: 8)
Noëls pour cordes (order: 9)
later parody versions:Silent Night (Aqua Teen Hunger Force version)
Silent Night
later versions:Silent Night (arr. Lindner)
Silent Night (Elvis Presley version)
translated version of:Stille Nacht, heilige Nacht
is the basis for:Holy Night
Silent Night
Silent Night
Silent Night (version written for Chanticleer and Dawn Upshaw)
has revision:7 O’Clock News/Silent Night
arrangements:Silent Night (Damien Rice song)
Silent Night (arr. Rose)
Silent Night (arr. Rutter)
Silent Night (arr. Johnson, orch. Volpi)
Silent Night (arr. Stephen Cleobury)
Silent Night (arr. Aly and AJ)
Silent Night (arr. Scott Kritzer)
Silent Night (arr. Willcocks)
Silent Night (arr. Walker)
Silent Night (arr. Rathbone)
Silent Night (arr. Van)
Silent Night (arr. Gordon Jenkins)
Silent Night (arr. David Foster)
Silent Night (arr. Pembroke College Girls' Choir)
Silent Night (arr. Feller)
Silent Night (arr. Darlington)
Silent Night (arr. Reynolds)
Silent Night, Holy Night (arranged by Malcolm Sargent)
Sleep in Heavenly Peace (Silent Night) (arr. Ray Ellis)


1928-09-19Silent Night, Holy Night (matrix no. W98585-3)Paul Whiteman and His Orchestra4:00
1935-02-11Silent Night (1935-02-11 recording)Bing Crosby2:42
1935-02-21Silent Night (first version) (1935-02-21 recording)Bing Crosby2:41
1935-11-13Silent NightBing Crosby3:02
1935-11-13Silent NightBing Crosby3:03
1942-06-08Silent Night, Holy Night (1942-06-08 recording)Bing Crosby with John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra2:42
1942-06-08Silent Night, Holy NightBing Crosby2:45
1944-12-21Silent Night (mx. VP 1221)Bing Crosby2:34
1945-08-27Silent Night (mx. J616-USS 1046 (v-disc edit))coverFrank Sinatra?:??
1945-08-27Silent Night (playback)coverFrank Sinatra3:16
1945-08-27Silent Night, Holy Night (studio master)coverFrank Sinatra3:17
1947-03-19Silent Night (1947-03-19 recording)Bing Crosby with John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra2:39
1947-03-19Silent NightBing Crosby2:38
1947-12-15Silent Night / Come Unto Him / Closinglive and medleyFred Waring & His Pennsylvanians3:24
1947Silent NightBing Crosby2:44
1949-09-14Silent Night, Holy Night (1949-09-14)Sister Rosetta Tharpe & The Rosette Gospel Singers acc. James Roots Quartet2:41
1951-09-28Silent NightcoverMario Lanza3:29
1954-05-03Silent NightBing Crosby1:36
1954Silent NightinstrumentalGeorge Melachrino and Orchestra?:??
1957-09-05Silent NightcoverFrankie Lymon2:33
1957-09-06Christmas Message From Elvis / Silent NightcoverElvis Presley2:18
1957It Came Upon a Midnight Clear / The First Noel / Silent NightmedleyThe Jack Halloran Singers3:56
1957Silent NightThe Jack Halloran Singers?:??
1958Silent NightcoverThe Golden Gate Quartet2:40
1961-06Silent NightLeontyne Price, Wiener Philharmoniker, Herbert von Karajan3:42
1963-09 – 1963-10Silent NightcoverPhil Spector, Bob B. Soxx and the Blue Jeans, Darlene Love, The Crystals & The Ronettes2:10
1963Silent Night, Holy NightAndy Williams2:16
1964-09-29Silent NightinstrumentalJimmy Smith4:04
1967-06-17Sleep in Heavenly Peace (Silent Night)liveBarbra Streisand2:59
1967-12-01Medley: Silent Night / Hark the Herald Angels SingmedleyBee Gees2:44
1969-10-20Silent NightcoverBill Anderson3:22
1972-08-14 – 1972-08-16Silent NightinstrumentalGary Mann2:23
1973-07-30 – 1973-07-31Silent NightChoir of St John’s College, Cambridge, Stephen Cleobury, George Guest3:20
1979-12-26Silent Night (Brian Solo) (live, 1979-12-26: Hammersmith Odeon, London, England, UK)cover and liveQueen6:02
1981-08Silent NightDr. John3:43
1983-05-11 – 1983-05-12Silent NightFranz Xaver Gruber2:02
1984-03-19 – 1984-03-20Silent NightChoir of King’s College, Cambridge, Stephen Cleobury2:35
1985-03Silent NightKiri Te Kanawa3:02
1985-05-19Silent NightJohn Hugh Thomas, BBC Welsh Chorus, Robin Stapleton3:29
1985-12Silent NightliveKiri Te Kanawa2:59
1986-01-07Silent Night, Part 1instrumentalChet Baker3:00
1986-07-31 – 1986-08-01Silent NightChoir of St John’s College, Cambridge, George Guest3:44
1991-06 – 1991-08Silent NightcoverJohnny Cash3:26
1991-12-08Silent Night (live, 1991-12-08: Carnegie Hall, New York City, USA)liveKathleen Battle, Wynton Marsalis Septet5:00
1991-12-08Silent Night (live, 1991-12-08: Carnegie Hall, New York City, USA)Kathleen Battle, Wynton Marsalis Septet, Wynton Marsalis4:59
1992-09-22 – 1992-09-23Silent NightWorcester Cathedral Choir, Donald Hunt4:33
1993-12-11Silent Night (live, 1993-12-11: Universal Amphitheatre, Universal City, CA, USA; includes intro)cover, live and medleyBad Religion3:56
1993-12-11Silent Night (live, 1993-12-11: Universal Amphitheatre, Universal City, CA, USA)liveBad Religion3:29
1993-12-11Silent Night (live, 1993-12-11: Universal Amphitheatre, Universal City, CA, USA)cover, live and medleyBad Religion3:20
1995-07 – 1996-07Silent NightKiri Te Kanawa, The Abbey Road Ensemble, Jonathan Tunick2:51
1995-10-29Silent NightliveIlulissani Erinarsoqatigiit, Ilulissat Nipaat, Elsebeth Brodersen & Berthel Sandgreen3:23
1998-06-17Silent NightinstrumentalJimmy Ponder5:29
2000-12-21Silent NightliveCharlotte Church3:34
2000-12-21Silent NightliveVanessa Williams, Plácido Domingo, Charlotte Church and Tony Bennett3:51
2001-02-09 – 2001-02-25Silent NightChoir of Trinity Church, Wall Street, Owen Burdick3:22
2001-12-15Silent NightliveRunrig?:??
2002-03 – 2002-04Silent NightCrash Test Dummies3:16
2002-12-18Silent NightliveBelle and Sebastian?:??
2002-12-18Silent NightliveBelle and Sebastian?:??
2002-12-18Silent NightliveBelle and Sebastian?:??
2002Silent NightOctober Project2:23
2003-05Silent NightcoverThe Gents3:50
2003-11-22Every New Day / Amazing Grace / Silent Night (live, 2003‐11‐22: Fillmore Auditorium, Denver, CO, USA)cover, live and partialFive Iron Frenzy13:31
2003-12-21Silent NightliveChildren's Chorus of Washington, Joan Gregoryk2:09
2004Silent NightPaulini3:28
2006-05-24Silent NightinstrumentalEddie Higgins Trio5:39
2007Silent NightGuy Sebastian3:37
2008-12-24Silent Night (live, 2008-12-24: Nippon Budokan, Chiyoda, Tokyo, Japan)liveTHE ALFEE?:??
2009-12Silent Night, Holy Night (BoA THE LIVE 2009 X'mas)cover and liveBoA?:??
2010Silent NightcoverAnnie Lennox3:48
2011-05-18 – 2011-05-20Silent NightThe Oxford Choir3:11
2011-05Silent NightCantus, Øystein Baadsvik, Trondheim Symfoniorkester, Torodd Wigum3:20
2011-12-15 – 2011-12-16Silent NightThe Australian Voices, Gordon Hamilton3:11
2013-02-05 – 2013-02-07Silent NightThe Oxford Choir, Bob Chilcott4:38
2013-05-13 – 2013-05-15Silent Night (Stille Nacht)Ensemble Galilei3:46
2013Silent NightcoverKelly Clarkson featuring Reba and Trisha Yearwood4:09
2014-01-08 – 2014-01-12Silent nightThe Choir of Trinity College Cambridge, Stephen Layton3:50
2014-08 – 2015-07Silent NightinstrumentalThe Count Basie Orchestra3:25
2014-12-21 – 2014-12-22Silent Night (live, 2014-12-21~22: Orpheum Theater, Omaha, NE, USA)liveMannheim Steamroller5:18
2014-12-24Silent Night (live, 2014-12-24: Nippon Budokan, Chiyoda, Tokyo, Japan)liveTHE ALFEE?:??
2015-06Silent NightSt Paul’s Cathedral Choir, Andrew Carwood3:23
2015-12-06Carol Medley (live, 2015‐12‐06: Stonebriar Community Church Worship Center, Frisco, TX, USA)live and medleyStonebriar Community Church Sanctuary Choir & Orchestra4:24
2016-12-21Silent Night (live, 2016-12-21: Kanagawa Kenmin Hall, Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan)liveスターダスト☆レビュー杉山清貴KAN馬場俊英?:??
2017-12-16 – 2017-12-17Silent Night (live, 2017-12: The Spotted Mallard, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia)cover and liveThe Blackeyed Susans5:43
2018-02 – 2018-03Silent NightBach Collegium Japan, Masaaki Suzuki3:19
2019-01-09 – 2019-01-11Silent NightTrue Concord Voices & Orchestra, Eric Holtan5:27
2019Silent NightcoverSoul for Real4:09
2021Three Carolsinstrumental and medleyJeff Pearce14:32
2022-12-16【KARAOKE ENDURANCE 歌枠】Singing Until 766,000 Subscribers! ~cover and liveNanashi Mumei?:??
2022Silent NightcoverBackstreet Boys2:43
(Not So) Silent Night (live, The Kacey Musgraves Christmas Show)cover and liveKacey Musgraves feat. Fred Armisen5:05
A Christmas Festival (Medley)medleyArthur Fiedler & Boston Pops Orchestra9:43
Adeste fideles / Silent NightmedleyThe Pete King Chorale2:44
Adeste Fidelis / Silent Nightinstrumental and medleyThe George Garabedian Players2:24
Away in a Manger / Silent NightmedleyWest Angeles Cogic Angelic & Mass Choir4:51
Carol MedleymedleyPerry Como4:51
Caroling, Caroling / The First Noel / Hark! the Herald Angels Sing / Silent NightmedleyPerry Como4:51
Christmas Card From a Hooker in Minneapolis / Silent Nightcover and partialElectric Six5:20
Christmas Carol Mega MixmedleyThe Wiggles3:01
Christmas for Moderns: The First Noel / White Christmas / O Come All Ye Faithful / The Christmas Song / Silent Night / Jingle BellsmedleyMaynard Ferguson7:04
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