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[COMPLETE] "Stille Nacht, heilige Nacht" - Christmas Carol Collection 2018

Posted: November 24th, 2018, 7:14 pm
by Twinkle88
"Stille Nacht, heilige Nacht" Group Song

This project is now complete! The audio is included in song #18 "Silent Night," in the Multilingual Christmas Carol Collection 2018 catalog page: https://librivox.org/christmas-carol-collection-2018/

Melody by Franz Xaver Gruber; lyrics by Joseph Mohr

Let's join our voices in LibriVox's first Christmas choir! The goal is to get as many audio files as possible!
You don't have to be a professional singer to participate -- all voices welcome!

This song will be combined with the same song sung in English, and included the LibriVox Christmas Carol Collection 2018.

Deadline: December 17, 2018, 4:00 p.m., Eastern Standard Time (EST)

Instructions:
For everyone’s timing to be as similar as possible, when you are recording the song,
please wear headphones/earbuds and listen to the audio file linked below, and sing along with it.


"Stille Nacht, heilige Nacht" Sing-Along Audio: https://librivox.org/uploads/cori/silentnight_singalong.mp3
Stille Nacht, heilige Nacht,
Alles schläft; einsam wacht
Nur das traute hochheilige Paar.
Holder Knabe im lockigen Haar,
Schlaf in himmlischer Ruh!
Schlaf in himmlischer Ruh!
  • Set your recording software to:
    Channels: 1 (Mono)
    Bit Rate: 128 kbps
    Sample Rate: 44.1 kHz

    Please remember to check this thread frequently for updates!
  • AFTER recording:
    Save files as 128 kbps MP3
    stillenacht_[your forum name].mp3 (all lower-case) (e.g. stillenacht_twinkle88.mp3)
  • Transfer of files (completed recordings):
    Please always post in this forum thread when you've sent a file.

    Upload your file with the LibriVox Uploader: https://librivox.org/login/uploader
    Image
    (If you have trouble reading the image above, please message an admin)
    You'll need to select the MC, which for this project is: Cori
    When your upload is complete, you will receive a link - please post it in this thread.
    If this doesn't work, or you have questions, please check our How To Send Your Recording wiki page.
  • Any questions?
    Please post below.

Re: [GROUP SONG: GERMAN] "Stille Nacht, heilige Nacht" - Christmas Carol Collection 2018

Posted: November 25th, 2018, 3:31 am
by moniaqua
First verse only, right? :)

Re: [GROUP SONG: GERMAN] "Stille Nacht, heilige Nacht" - Christmas Carol Collection 2018

Posted: November 25th, 2018, 7:22 pm
by Twinkle88
Yes, that's right. :) Just the lyrics quoted in the first post. They will be added to the beginning of the English version.

Re: [GROUP SONG: GERMAN] "Stille Nacht, heilige Nacht" - Christmas Carol Collection 2018

Posted: December 7th, 2018, 5:06 pm
by benderca
Well, I had a bit of trouble reaching the high notes, I have to admit (a tad bit out of my comfort zone :shock: ). I certainly hope I will have some support from the German speaking community out there! :D
https://librivox.org/uploads/cori/stillenacht_benderca.mp3

Re: [GROUP SONG: GERMAN] "Stille Nacht, heilige Nacht" - Christmas Carol Collection 2018

Posted: December 7th, 2018, 6:05 pm
by Twinkle88
Thanks, TJ! :)

Re: [GROUP SONG: GERMAN] "Stille Nacht, heilige Nacht" - Christmas Carol Collection 2018

Posted: December 8th, 2018, 5:52 am
by moniaqua
Nicely sung, TJ :clap:
benderca wrote:
December 7th, 2018, 5:06 pm
I certainly hope I will have some support from the German speaking community out there! :D
You got one ;)

https://librivox.org/uploads/cori/stillenacht_moniaqua.mp3
0:43

Would be nice to get some men's voices, too. And of course still more women's voices :)

Re: [GROUP SONG: GERMAN] "Stille Nacht, heilige Nacht" - Christmas Carol Collection 2018

Posted: December 8th, 2018, 5:57 am
by benderca
moniaqua wrote:
December 8th, 2018, 5:52 am
Nicely sung, TJ :clap:
benderca wrote:
December 7th, 2018, 5:06 pm
I certainly hope I will have some support from the German speaking community out there! :D
You got one ;)

https://librivox.org/uploads/cori/stillenacht_moniaqua.mp3
0:43

Would be nice to get some men's voices, too. And of course still more women's voices :)
Nice, Monika!

Re: [GROUP SONG: GERMAN] "Stille Nacht, heilige Nacht" - Christmas Carol Collection 2018

Posted: December 8th, 2018, 10:45 am
by Twinkle88
moniaqua wrote:
December 8th, 2018, 5:52 am
You got one ;)

https://librivox.org/uploads/cori/stillenacht_moniaqua.mp3
0:43

Would be nice to get some men's voices, too. And of course still more women's voices :)
Thank you, Monika! :)

Re: [GROUP SONG: GERMAN] "Stille Nacht, heilige Nacht" - Christmas Carol Collection 2018

Posted: December 11th, 2018, 10:27 am
by ClaudiaSterngucker
Here ist my German Stille Nacht - Version:

https://librivox.org/uploads/cori/stillenacht_claudiasterngucker.mp3

@Moniaqua and Benderca...you are wonderful singers! :clap: :clap:

Re: [GROUP SONG: GERMAN] "Stille Nacht, heilige Nacht" - Christmas Carol Collection 2018

Posted: December 11th, 2018, 10:35 am
by Twinkle88
Thank you!! :clap:

Re: [GROUP SONG: GERMAN] "Stille Nacht, heilige Nacht" - Christmas Carol Collection 2018

Posted: December 11th, 2018, 11:23 am
by moniaqua
ClaudiaSterngucker wrote:
December 11th, 2018, 10:27 am

@Moniaqua and Benderca...you are wonderful singers! :clap: :clap:
Danke, Du aber auch :clap: Und weißt Du was? Ich höre da gar keinen Akzent! (Nicht, dass mich das stören würde, wenn da einer wäre... ;) )

Re: [GROUP SONG: GERMAN] "Stille Nacht, heilige Nacht" - Christmas Carol Collection 2018

Posted: December 11th, 2018, 2:02 pm
by ClaudiaSterngucker
Jetzt, wo Du das erwähnst...ja, das stimmt, der Akzent ist tatsächlich viel weniger hörbar! Darauf habe ich absolut nicht geachtet. Wahrscheinlich kommt das daher, dass bei Liedern vorgegeben ist, wie man die Worte und Sätze auszusprechen - zu singen und zu betonen hat; und das macht es natürlich viel einfacher. Bei Texten fällt es mir bedeutend schwerer, weil ich die korrekte Artikulation von Buchstaben, Wörtern und Sätzen nicht beherrsche. Ein Hochdeutsch-Kurs steht bei mir schon ganz oben auf der Liste...

Du hast viel mehr Klang in der Stimme, sie tönt kräftiger, voller und sicherer; und man hört keine "Übergänge" von der normalen Stimme zur hohen Stimme (die bei mir ziemlich schwach und dünn tönt) - scusa, das ist so laienhaft ausgedrückt, doch Du weisst bestimmt, was ich damit meine. :mrgreen:

Re: [GROUP SONG: GERMAN] "Stille Nacht, heilige Nacht" - Christmas Carol Collection 2018

Posted: December 11th, 2018, 2:55 pm
by moniaqua
ClaudiaSterngucker wrote:
December 11th, 2018, 2:02 pm
Du hast viel mehr Klang in der Stimme, sie tönt kräftiger, voller und sicherer; und man hört keine "Übergänge" von der normalen Stimme zur hohen Stimme (die bei mir ziemlich schwach und dünn tönt) - scusa, das ist so laienhaft ausgedrückt, doch Du weisst bestimmt, was ich damit meine.
Ich stütze ;) Und genau dieser Übergang hat mich jahrelang gefuchst.

Da stecken einige Jahre Arbeit drin in dieser Voll- und Sicherheit, da brauchst Dir echt nichts denken und vergleichen solltest Du Dich auch nicht damit. Deine Stimme ist schön, der Rest ist Technik, die erlernbar ist. Aber ich finde, das braucht es doch gar nicht, es gibt ja Mikrofone und Verstärker inzwischen. Und mir gefällt gerade die Sanftheit in Deiner Stimme.

Re: [GROUP SONG: GERMAN] "Stille Nacht, heilige Nacht" - Christmas Carol Collection 2018

Posted: December 12th, 2018, 12:23 pm
by robinlamb

Re: [GROUP SONG: GERMAN] "Stille Nacht, heilige Nacht" - Christmas Carol Collection 2018

Posted: December 12th, 2018, 8:01 pm
by Twinkle88
Thank you very much! :clap: You're in. :)