The first silent night the carol that united the world
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Join renowned actor Simon Callow as he uncovers the moving origins of the song Silent Night that has been two hundred years in the making. A story that begins in humble circumstances ends with the world's most popular carol. Simon journeys to the Austrian village of Oberndorf as well as the city of Salzburg, where the story of the world's favorite carol had its origins.
ContentsSilent night villages and Salzburg
Advent Christmas markets
Mohr and Gruber
The Great War Christmas truce
Silent night performance
Gruber, Franz Xaver,
-- Stille Nacht, heilige Nacht.
Mohr, Joseph, -- 1792-1848.
Carols, German -- Austria -- History and criticism.
Christmas music -- History and criticism.
Documentary television programs.
|Publisher|| [Arlington, Virginia] :PBS Distribution,2015
|Other Titles|| Silent night
(Peter J.), television producer, television director.
Callow, Simon, 1949- host, narrator.
WTTW National Productions, presenter.
Destinations Media Ltd., production company.
PBS Distribution (Firm), publisher.
Hosted and narrated by Simon Callow.
Editor, Wayne Osborne ; cinematographer, Peter Meakin.
With optional subtitles.
Originally produced in 2014.
Bonus (approximately 45 min.): Classical destinations Salzburg -- Silent night music videos -- Stage of the world -- Salzburg partners -- Salzburg Festival -- Visit Salzburg -- Hotel Moenchsstein -- Closing markets -- Silent night trailer -- Ancient Bible destinations.
DVD; region 1; NTSC; widescreen; stereo.
1 videodisc (approximately 60 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.