Silent Night, Holy Night by Mark Hayes. For SATB choir, piano (with optional C instrument (orchestration), congregation). Sacred Anthem, Christmas. Octavo. Published by Lorenz Publishing Company (LO.10-3981L).
Renowned for his brilliant harmonizations of traditional hymns and carols, Mark Hayes has created an arrangement of "Silent Night, Holy Night" of surpassing beauty. With optional congregational singing on all verses, this is certain to set a new standard for the performance of this beloved carol at Christmas candlelight services. Optional C instrument or orchestra adds to the beauty of this setting. (From the cantata "Candles and Carols" SATB -- 65/1996L; SAB -- 65/1997L.).