平安夜

Representative Text

平安夜, 圣善夜,
万暗中, 光华射,
照着圣母也照着圣 婴,
多少慈祥又多少天 真,
静享天赐安眠,
静享天赐安眠.

平安夜,圣善夜,
牧羊人在旷野,
忽然看见了天上光华,
听见天使唱哈利路亚,
救主今夜降生,
救主今夜降生.

平安夜,圣善夜,
神子爱,光皎洁,
救赎宏恩的黎明来到,
圣容发出来荣光普照,
耶稣我主降生,
耶稣我主降生.

Translator: Anonymous

In some hymnals, the editors noted that a hymn's author is unknown to them, and so this artificial "person" entry is used to reflect that fact. Obviously, the hymns attributed to "Author Unknown" "Unknown" or "Anonymous" could have been written by many people over a span of many centuries. Go to person page >

Author: Joseph Mohr

Joseph Mohr was born into a humble family–his mother was a seamstress and his father, an army musketeer. A choirboy in Salzburg Cathedral as a youth, Mohr studied at Salzburg University and was ordained in the Roman Catholic Church in 1815. Mohr was a priest in various churches near Salzburg, including St. Nicholas Church. He spent his later years in Hintersee and Wagrein. Bert Polman… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: 平安夜, 圣善夜
Title: 平安夜
English Title: Stille nacht, heilige nacht
Author: Joseph Mohr (1816-1818)
Translator: Anonymous
Language: Chinese
Copyright: Public Domain

Tune

STILLE NACHT

Although he composed nearly one hundred works, Franz Gruber is remembered for only one–the tune of "Silent Night," composed on Christmas Eve, 1818. He scored the tune for tenor and bass soli (sung by Mohr and Gruber on that night) with the final phrase to be repeated in harmony (sung by the villag…

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