Anonymously Singing of Silent Night

Anonymously Singing of Silent Night

We received dozens of notices about new music everyday in November and December. Most come from publicists or new artists themselves. We are grateful to receive them. Occasionally we receive tips on new Christmas music from our readers. We have learned over the years to trust these suggestions. Here is one that came late last night that we just love: Silent Night celebrated its 200th birthday last year. We have seen many different renditions of it over the last 12 months. This version stands out because we do not know who these artists are. Can anyone tell us? Silent NightRead more

Lessons of Christmas Love

Lessons of Christmas Love

Earlier this year we celebrated the 200th anniversary of Silent Night. With little fanfare and quiet storytelling yet another version of Silent Night is given to us via this touching new video: The Tabernacle Choir has made it something of a tradition to release a video story behind a classicly arranged hymn of Christmas. This version of Silent Night is no different. The almost eight-minute video tells the story of a grieving police officer, played by actor Kevin Sorbo, who finds his regular beat on Christmas Eve interrupted as he and a diverse group of strangers help a young coupleRead more

Silent Night with Radiant Beams from BYU Vocal Point

Silent Night with Radiant Beams from BYU Vocal Point

Great music is nothing less than great storytelling. If that is true, the stories of Christmas are rich with harmony and unforgettable melody. They pierce the heart and make lasting impressions on the mind. Of all the great songs of Christmas few are as worshipful and heartfelt as Silent Night. Originally written for guitar, Silent Night is instantly recognizable and quite nearly universally known. There are two performances of Silent Night going viral this holiday season. One is a solo performance by a known star of entertainment with all the trappings of Christmas showcased on a glitzy stage, the artistRead more