"Heiligste Nacht" (1836)

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Composer:Gruber, Fr. Xavier (1787-1863), Austrian
First Line:"Heiligste Nacht. Finsternis weichet, es glänzet hernieder"
Genre:Christmas choral folksong
Instruments:SATB with piano
Submitter:Swinnen, Ivo
Email:ifs (e-mail)
The composer Franz Gruber is best known for his famous "Stille Nacht, Heilige Nacht" (Silent Night, Holy Night), but he has written much more, including several masses. Here's another of his Christmas songs.