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Ian Higginson There Is No Rose

Categories
Anthems
Instrument(s)
Unaccompanied [a cappella]
Voicing
SATB
Original Publication
Sewanee Composer's Project - Vol. 11
Difficulty
Moderate
Suggested Uses(s)
Description

SATB a cappella. (some divisi). A beautiful, rich setting of the medieval English Marian carol text.

There is no rose of such virtue
As is the rose that bare Jesu;
Alleluia.

For in this rose contained was
Heaven and earth in little space;
Res miranda. (A wonderful thing)

By that rose we may well see
That he is God in persons three,
Pares forma. (Of the same form)

The angels sungen the shepherds to:
Gloria in excelsis deo: (Glory to God on high)
Gaudeamus. (Let us rejoice)

Leave we all this worldly mirth,
And follow we this joyful birth;
Transeamus. (Let us go)

Contact

Mark Schweizer
P.O. Box 249
Tryon, North Carolina 28782
Phone 828.859.0323
Toll Free 877.822.0304

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