The well known carol Silent Night was composed in 1818 by Franz Gruber, and the lyrics were written by Austrian priest, Joseph Mohr. The original lyrics were in German, with the song title Stille Nacht. It was first performed on Christmas Eve 1818. The song has been translated into more than 100 languages. The English translation mainly sung today was published by Episcopal priest John Freeman Young in 1859.
Learn how to play the notes of "Silent Night Viola" on viola for free using our animated scrolling tablature for the easiest way to quickly learn the music. Enjoy playing along with 2 backing tracks which you can control with the track display. Use this tutorial with our tab to learn the song without having to read notes in sheet music.