Intermediate - Silent Night (C0179)

A:  Silent night, holy night
A:  All is calm, all is bright
A:  Round yon Virgin Mother and Child
A:  Holy Infant so tender and mild
A:  Sleep in heavenly peace
A:  Sleep in heavenly peace
A:  Silent night, holy night
A:  Shepherds quake at the sight
A:  Glories stream from heaven afar
A:  Heavenly hosts sing Alleluia!
A:  Christ, the Saviour is born
A:  Christ, the Saviour is born
A:  Silent night, holy night
A:  Son of God, love's pure light
A:  Radiant beams from Thy holy face
A:  With the dawn of redeeming grace
A:  Jesus, Lord, at Thy birth
A:  Jesus, Lord, at Thy birth

Key Vocabulary

quake at the sightshake or tremble when see something
afarfrom or to a great distance
savioura person who rescues people from harm or danger
thyan old-fashioned, poetic, or religious word for 'your'

Supplementary Vocabulary

Magithe wise men, generally assumed to be three in number, who travelled to the infant Jesus to worship him
proclamationa public and official announcement
stablea building for the shelter and feeding of domestic animals, especially horses and cattle
mangera box or trough in a stable or barn from which horses or cattle eat
nativity scenea depiction of Jesus's birth in a manger, including the parents, Mary and Joseph

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