Silent Night is the Christmas Carol presented today, in a recording with the Swedish singer Einar Ekberg (1905-1961). He studied with Frei Lindblad, and was an active singer within religious communities. He sung at the Pentecostal Church of Stockholm in the years 1924-48 before moving to the USA.
Silent Night is taken from a shellac record published by Silvertone with number SS 2054 and matrix number STH-9-A. Contrary to the version of Silent Night presented on December 9th which was recorded accoustically, this record is recorded electrically with microphone. Notice how much closer the singer comes in the recording and how the timbre of the accompaniment is richer and sounds more natural.
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