Silent Night by Franz Xaver Gruber (1787-1863)
Franz Xaver Gruber was an Austrian primary school teacher and church organist in the village of Arnsdorf. At the same time he was organist and choirmaster at St Nicholas Church in the neighboring village of Oberndorf bei Salzburg and then in later years moved on to Hallein, Salzburg.
Classical Era. X Mas. 52 measures. 3/4 time signature. Key of G. 3 pages. 6th string tune down to D. 5th string tune down to G.