The Story Behind Silent Night


(4.8 stars; 6 reviews)

The Story Behind Silent Night The popular Christmas carol “Silent Night” was first performed in the Saint Nicholas parish church in Oberndorf, Austria on Christmas Eve 1818. This 1977 radio play reenacts a version of the events that led to the composition of the carol and its first performance.  “Silent Night” has since been translated into over 140 languages, and in 2011, it was declared an intangible cultural heritage by UNESCO. Presenter: Tom Meyer  Radio Netherlands

This recording is part of the Old Time Radio collection.

Chapters

1 11:10

Reviews

This was a surprise


(5 stars)

lovely reading , could visualize of the day the song was sung for the first time


(5 stars)

This was a short but interesting show. 9th January 2022.