A Celtic Silent Night (Stille Nacht). Composed by Franz Xaver Gruber. Arranged by Patrick Tierney. For SAB choir with piano or handbells and optional violin and rhythm. The Patrick Tierney Choral Series. STILLE NACHT, Hymntune, Christmas, Sacred. Octavo. 12 pages. Published by Hope Publishing Company (HP.C5777).
An essential component of every Christmas service or concert is the inclusion of "Silent Night," and this is sure to become a choral favorite with its authentic Celtic rhythms and unique harmonies. The choral writing is straightforward and easily learned, and the instrumental parts add breathtaking enjoyment to this refreshing approach to the beloved carol. The violin part is included. This top-seller is now available in SAB with a new 3-5 octave handbell setting that can serve as the accompaniment to the choral settings or stand alone as a piece for handbell choirs. The reproducible violin part is included. The separate Rhythm packet contains parts for Violin, Acoustic Guitar, Bass Guitar & Synth. The Handbell accompaniment, by Joel Raney, can be used with the choral piece or can stand alone.