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Oh Holy Night

Vocal Solo (Bb)


(Optional organ and instrumental obbligato scores available.) Music: Adolphe-Charles Adam
Text: Placide Clappeau

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Translation: John S. Dwight

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Arranged by Sally DeFord

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1: Oh ho - ly night, the stars are bright - ly

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2: Led by the light of faith se - rene - ly

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shin - ing, It is the night of the dear Sav - ior's birth,

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beam - ing, With glow - ing hearts by his cra - dle we stand.

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Oh Holy Night (Solo--Bb)-1
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Long lay the world in sin and er - ror

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So led by light a star sweet - ly

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*optional notes for verse 2

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pin - ing, 'til he ap - peared and the soul felt its worth,

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gleam - ing, There came the wise men from Or - i - ent land,


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A thrill of hope the wea - ry world re - joic - es, For yon - der

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The King of kings lay thus in low - ly man - ger, In all our

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Fall -
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breaks a new and glo - rious morn, on your

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tri - als born to be our friend, He knows our

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*For easier playing, notes in the treble clef may be omitted for measures 37-44, and the arpeggios in
Oh Holy Night (Solo-Bb)-2 the bass cleff divided between the hands. The same may be done in measures 95-102.
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knees, - Oh hear the an - gel voic -

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need, To our weak - ness is no stran -

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es, Oh night di - vine, Oh night

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ger, Be - hold your King, Be - fore

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when Christ is born, Oh night di - vine,

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him low - ly bend, Be - hold your King ,

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Oh night, oh night di - vine. -

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- ly he taught us to love one a - no -

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His law is love and his gos - pel is peace.

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Chains shall he break for the slave is our

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Oh Holy Night (Solo-Bb)-4
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bro - ther and in his name all op - pres - sion shall cease,

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Sweet hymns of joy in grate - ful cho - rus raise we, Let


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all with - in us praise his ho - ly name, Christ

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is the Lord, Oh praise his name for -

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ev - er, His pow'r and glo -


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