Polish carol: Wsrod nocnej ciszy (Into this night’s stillness) SATB choir a cappella, in English.

Composer
trad.
Year of composition
1850
Year of arrangement
2010
Lyricist
Anon Polish trad., transl. Douglas Brooks-Davies
Difficulty
Easy (Grades 1-3)
Duration
3 minutes
Genre
Folk music
Instrumentation
Choir
Instrumental parts
Not available
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A well-known and delightful Polish Christmas carol, here arranged for 4-part unaccompanied choir. I have translated the Polish as accurately as possible while also trying to suggest something of the original’s rhyme scheme. The final verse may be omitted if inappropriate to the specific occasion.

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