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Silent Night

Juergen L. Hemm

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Published: November 15, 2013 at 11:12 AM [UTC]

Yesterday, while unpacking my viola for an orchestra rehearsal, I found this piece of sheet music pinned to the wall:

Silent Night

From Terez Mertes
Posted on November 15, 2013 at 4:59 PM
That will make for one silent night! ; )
Posted on November 15, 2013 at 5:48 PM
Sounds a lot like a piece by one Mr J Cage.
From Julian Musgrave
Posted on November 15, 2013 at 9:30 PM
When I hummed it it sounded very much like that piece by John Cage.....
From Laurie Niles
Posted on November 15, 2013 at 10:48 PM
I wish my neighbors could learn this piece, and play it every night!
Posted on November 18, 2013 at 12:28 PM
Cute. However, my first thought was, Silent Night is in 3/4 not 6/8 :-)
From Annette Brower
Posted on November 18, 2013 at 6:47 PM
Cute! However, the first thing I noticed was Silent Night is in 3/4 not 6/8 :-)
Posted on November 19, 2013 at 9:58 PM
Trombone part!
From Juergen L. Hemm
Posted on November 20, 2013 at 11:44 AM
@Annette: as you can see from the autograph, the original "Silent Night", being a so-called "Siciliana", is indeed written in 6/8 rhythm.

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