In the Holy Nativity of Our Lord

Matthew Emery

Text Author: Richard Crashaw

Music © 2012 GIA.

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Vocal Forces: SATB

Accompaniment: Reduction

Text Source: Excerpt from "In the Holy Nativity of Our Lord"

Series: Christmas

Difficulty Level: E/M


Although the diatonic harmonies seem a bit unexpected at times, they are well worth any extra attention you might have to pay them! And the homophonic treatment of the piece allows the listener to comprehend and appreciate the seventeenth-century text, which tells of Jesus as the light dispelling the darkness.

Categories: Choral Vocal

Seasonal: Christmastide

Liturgical: Christmas Vigil, Christmas Night

Topical: Sacrifice

Number of Pages: 12

Language: English

Format: Octavo