Annotation

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.

Relationships

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

Recordings

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