According to the liner notes, this is a translation by John Mason Neale of an 8th centruy Greek hymn "Mega kai paradoxon thauma" with the music being Praetorius' setting of the traditional German carol 'Es ist ein Ros entsprungen'. Complicated!

Annotation last modified on 2012-12-15 10:47 UTC.


composer: Michael Praetorius (composer and organist)
translator: John Mason Neale
version of: Es ist ein Ros entsprungen (Praetorius' harmonisation)


Date Title Artist Length
A Great and Mighty Wonder Choir of King’s College, Cambridge 3:14