Christmas Ornament on a Christmas Tree CloseupThis document contains the sheet music to the melody part of Silent Night, the traditional Christmas carol by Franz Grubner, which was written in 1818 using words penned by Father Joseph Mohr.  Parts are available for all common concert band instruments as well as voice.



The full score below is provided for reference.  Individual parts and the lyrics to the song are available for download farther down on the page.


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1Silent Night VoiceSilent Night Voice18.08 KB2344 times
2Silent Night VoiceSilent Night Voice10.55 KB2292 times
3Silent Night Violin MelodySilent Night Violin Melody14.56 KB2312 times
4Silent Night Violin MelodySilent Night Violin Melody42.24 KB2022 times
5Silent Night TubaSilent Night Tuba18.12 KB1490 times
6Silent Night TubaSilent Night Tuba10.54 KB1953 times
7Silent Night TrumpetSilent Night Trumpet18.16 KB1808 times
8Silent Night TrumpetSilent Night Trumpet11.87 KB2927 times
9Silent Night TromboneSilent Night Trombone18.12 KB1572 times
10Silent Night TromboneSilent Night Trombone10.43 KB2212 times
11Silent Night Tenor SaxophoneSilent Night Tenor Saxophone18.12 KB1987 times
12Silent Night Tenor SaxophoneSilent Night Tenor Saxophone10.75 KB2250 times
13Silent Night Piano MelodySilent Night Piano Melody14.83 KB2893 times
14Silent Night Piano MelodySilent Night Piano Melody42.2 KB2452 times
15Silent Night PianoSilent Night Piano42.2 KB3586 times
16Silent Night PercussionSilent Night Percussion10.98 KB2406 times
17Silent Night PercussionSilent Night Percussion18.01 KB2485 times
18Silent Night HornSilent Night Horn10.79 KB2126 times
19Silent Night HornSilent Night Horn18.16 KB2279 times
20Silent Night Full ScoreSilent Night Full Score27.9 KB3194 times
21Silent Night Full ScoreSilent Night Full Score19.71 KB2907 times
22Silent Night For Violin with piano accompanimentSilent Night For Violin with piano accompanimentN/A3462 times
23Silent Night FluteSilent Night Flute12.42 KB3180 times
24Silent Night FluteSilent Night Flute18.15 KB2791 times
25Silent Night ClarinetSilent Night Clarinet11.96 KB3299 times
26Silent Night ClarinetSilent Night Clarinet18.16 KB2928 times
27Silent Night BellsSilent Night Bells10.59 KB2293 times
28Silent Night BellsSilent Night Bells18.11 KB2572 times
29Silent Night Alto SaxophoneSilent Night Alto Saxophone10.6 KB3107 times
30Silent Night Alto SaxophoneSilent Night Alto Saxophone18.1 KB3012 times

The lyrics (words) to Silent Night:

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

Silent night, holy night
Shepherds quake at the sight
Glories stream from Heaven afar
Heavenly hosts sing Hallelujah
Christ the Saviour is born
Christ the Saviour 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
Jesus, Lord at Thy birth

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