The sheet music for “Calm is the Night” by John Jacob Niles is easy to download and print. This piano and vocal piece was composed by Niles and is arranged for Piano & Vocal. You can print one page at a time or get the complete set in PDF format. The score has 3 pages and is suitable for intermediate to advanced players. This piece has been sung by many well-known performers including Leonard Bernstein and James Taylor.
The acclaimed folklorist and composer John Jacob Niles was born in Appalachia in 1893. He studied in Paris and Lyon and worked as a surveyor in rural Appalachia. He later went to the Schola Cantorum in Paris and received a doctorate in music from the University of Kentucky. His life is documented in his four-volume autobiography.
Niles first began publishing his compositions in the 1920s. As an assistant to a photographer, he traveled to southern Appalachia four times and transcribed traditional songs from oral sources. His research culminated in a collection of 22 art songs that were set to poetry by Thomas Merton. The book features an interview with Niles, a tribute to his legacy. You can find more information about Niles’s life and his work on his website.
Niles’ music was a key influence on the American folk revival of the 1950s. His dulcimer collection is held in the University of Kentucky Archives. It was also recorded by Joan Baez and Odetta. He was a prolific songwriter who was able to translate and write poetry. Aside from being a great songwriter, Niles’ songs were popular throughout the country.
After studying music in the 1920s, Niles continued to produce classical works. His first publication, “The Gambling Songs of John Jacob Niles,” was a reminiscence by his son, John Edward. The songs were influenced by his father, and his brother’s poems, which have been adapted by other writers. Among the works published by Niles are The Gambling Songs of John Jacob Niles (Niles’ – a collection of 22 pieces based on poems by Thomas Merton).
Niles became a famous folk singer during the 1950s. His work was an influential factor in the American folk music revival. His work was recorded by many famous artists, including Joan Baez and Odetta. The music of John Jacob Niles is often a mix of folk and rock songs. The songs are a mix of traditional and modern music. The lyrics are mostly a mixture of African and European styles.
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A plethora of songs by John Jacob Niles can be found on the internet. This type of music is composed for piano and voice. In fact, some pieces of this genre are acoustic and others are based on an instrument. The instruments used for the guitar and dulcimer are not the same as those used in other musical styles. Regardless of what style you prefer, you’re sure to find the perfect sheet music for this piece.