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Silent Night chords

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Elaborate jazzy version / suggestions for playable voicings / comfortable auto-scrolling as all verses feature chords. Was this info helpful? Yes No
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                Silent Night
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Tabbed by: maguri
Tuning: Standard

Silent Night
(Franz Xaver Gruber/Joseph Mohr) 
English lyrics: John Freeman Young

Here’s a jazzy arrangement that I like to play. Enjoy!

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CHORDS / SPECIAL VOICINGS

          E-A-D-G-B-e
Amaj7     x-0-2-1-2-0
Bm9       x-2-0-2-2-2
A9sus4    x-0-5-4-3-x
F#dim     x-x-4-5-4-5
Dmaj7     x-x-0-2-2-2
Dmaj7/C#  x-4-x-2-2-2
Fdim      1-x-0-1-x-x or
          x-x-3-4-3-4
B9        x-2-1-2-2(2)
E7#9      0-2-3-1-0-x
Amaj13    5-x-6-6-7(7)

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[Verse 1]

Amaj   Bm9   C#m7  F#7
Silent night! Holy night!
Bm7    E7     A        A9sus4 A7
All's asleep, one sole light,
Dmaj7    F#dim7       Amaj7 A7
Just the faithful and holy  pair,
Dmaj7 Dmaj7/C# Bm7            Amaj7
Love--ly       boy-child with curly hair
Bm7      E7    Fdim  F#m7 B9
Sleep in heavenly    pea--ce!
A     F#7 Bm7   E7b9 A     Bm7 E7
Sleep in  heavenly   peace!


[Verse 2]

Amaj   Bm9   C#m7  F#7
Silent night! Holy night!
Bm7       E7      A     A9sus4 A7
God's Son laughs, o how bright.
Dmaj7          F#dim7 Amaj7       A7
Love from your holy   lips shines clear,
Dmaj7 Dmaj7/C# Bm7        Amaj7
As    the      dawn of salvation draws near,
Bm7    E7         Fdim F#m7 B9
Jesus, Lord, with your bi---rth!
A   F#7  Bm7        E7b9 A     Bm7 E7
Je-esus, Lord, with your birth!


[Verse 3]

Amaj   Bm9   C#m7  F#7
Silent night! Holy night!
Bm7         E7    A       A9sus4 A7
Brought the world peace tonight,
Dmaj7    F#dim7   Amaj7  A7
From the heavens' golden height
Dmaj7 Dmaj7/C# Bm7          Amaj7
Shows the      grace of His holy might
Bm7       E7     Fdim F#m7 B9
Jesus, as man on this ea---rth!
A      F#7 Bm7    E7b9 A     Bm7 E7
Jesus, as  man on this earth!


[Verse 4]

Amaj   Bm9   C#m7  F#7
Silent night! Holy night!
Bm7     E7  A       A9sus4 A7
Where today all the might
Dmaj7  F#dim7   Amaj7   A7
Of His fatherly love us graced
Dmaj7 Dmaj7/C#  Bm7       Amaj7
And   then      Jesus, as brother embraced.
Bm7     E7      Fdim F#m7 B9
All the peoples on   ea---rth!
A   F#7 Bm7     E7b9 A      Bm7 E7
All the peoples on   earth!


[Verse 5]

Amaj   Bm9   C#m7  F#7
Silent night! Holy night!
Bm7     E7    A       A9sus4 A7
Long we hoped that He might,
Dmaj7  F#dim7     Amaj7 A7
As our Lord, free us of wrath,
Dmaj7 Dmaj7/C#   Bm7    Amaj7
Since times      of our fathers He hath
Bm7         E7        Fdim F#m7 B9
Promised to spare all man- ki-  ind!
A        F#7 Bm7       E7b9 A     Bm7 E7
Promised to  spare all man--kind!


[Verse 6]

Amaj   Bm9   C#m7  F#7
Silent night! Holy night!
Bm7      E7    A       A9sus4 A7
Sheperds first see the sight.
Dmaj7     F#dim7 Amaj7 A7
Told by angelic  Alleluja,
Dmaj7 Dmaj7/C#  Bm7         Amaj7
Soun--ding      everywhere, both near & far
Bm7        E7     Fdim F#m7 B9
Christ the Savior is   he---re!
A      F#7 Bm7    E7b9 A     Dm7 A13
Christ the Savior is   here!
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