Still, Still, Still (arr Ployhar)

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James D Ployhar

Traditional carol arranged by James D Ployhar

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General Info

Year: 1811 / 1865 / 1988
Duration: c.
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Original Medium: Carol
Publisher: Alfred Publishing
Cost: Score and Parts – Out of print.


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Program Notes

Still, still, still is an Austrian Christmas carol and lullaby. In German its first line is "Still, still, still, weil's Kindlein schlafen will!" ("Hush, hush, hush, for the little child wants to sleep!")

The melody is a folk tune (authorship unknown) from the state of Salzburg. The tune appeared for the first time in 1865 in a folksong collection of Maria Vinzenz Süß (1802–1868), founder of the Salzburg Museum. The words, which run to six verses in German, describe the peace of the infant Jesus and his mother as the baby is sung to sleep. They have changed slightly over the years but the modern Standard German version remains attributed to Georg Götsch (1895–1956). There are various English translations.

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  • Kings Park Concert Band (Springfield, Va.) (Richard Bergman, conductor) – 17 December 2017

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