Silent Night – Percussion (Orff) Ensemble Sheet Music

Silent Night is a popular Austrian Christmas carol, composed in 1818 in Oberndorf bei Salzburg, Austria by Franz Xaver Gruber. The lyrics are written by Joseph Mohr.

On this page you can find Percussion ensemble sheet music as well an Orff arrangement and a Printable PDF file for free download.


Arrangement Details

The arrangement is in C major, 3/4 meter and rather easy. You need at least five musicians, but they can be more if you have more musical instruments for each line.

If you want, you can also choose to include marimba and vibraphone or even play this song with an Orff ensemble.

Musical instruments for a common percussion ensemble:

  • Glockenspiel
  • Xylophone
  • Vibraphone
  • Marimba (2players)

If you want to play the song with an Orff-ensemble you can use, instead, the following instruments, leaving out Timbani:

  • Glockenspiel
  • Alto Metalophone
  • Soprano Xylophone
  • Alto Xylophone
  • Bass Xylophone


Silent Night – Percussion Ensemble(or Orff arrangement) Free Sheet Music PDF

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Percussion Arrangement Sound file

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Lyrics in PDF file for Free Download, and Piano / Glockenspiel / Xylophone Sheet Music and Tutorials


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