Visit 18th century Austria, where the villagers of Oberndorf are busy preparing for their Christmas Eve pageant. Amidst the hustle and bustle however, they realise that the naughty mice have destroyed the church organ, meaning music will need to be found for their special celebrations. Discover through this charmingly adapted story, how a poem written by a parish priest resulted in the well-loved carol Silent Night. Featuring 9 heart-warming songs with an Austrian feel, including a nativity tableau that uses a melody of well-known carols, this Christmas musical cleverly combines humour, drama and Christmas traditions.
We have invited you here today to tell you how the well loved Christmas carol @Silent Night’ was written in the late 18th. century.
Come with me to Austria, to a little village near Salzburg called Oberndorf. Here you will meet the villagers and their children.
It is early in the morning on Christmas eve and soon everyone will be ……
The Teachers Pack includes:
Teachers Book with:
- Overview of the Songs
- Cast List, Props and Costume Suggestions
- Music Score and Song Lyric Sheets for 9 Songs (Piano music score, melody and chords)
- Licence and Copyright Details
Audio CD with:
- Vocal Tracks Sung by Children
- Professional Backing Tracks