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Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 12/24/2011

Silent Night: Christmas Song Countdown

Alright sugarplums, one more day. Your list is finished. The tree is trimmed. And you can now think of the real meaning of Christmas which has been captured in many
songs.
Jessye Norman, a Kennedy Center Honoree herself, arrived at this year’s Honors gala. (Photo by Bill O'Leary/The Washington Post)

“Silent Night” is one of the first traditional songs those who celebrate learn. The versions are countless. We are offering this cathedral setting with the great opera diva Jessye Norman.

Previously Arts Post featured Bruce Springsteen with “Merry Christmas Baby.”

Judy Collins with “Silver Bells.”

Angelique Kidjo with “O Holy Night.”

Aretha Franklin with “Angels We Have Heard on High.”

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