Nova, Nova

Arranged by: Richard Proulx

Arr. © 2004 GIA.

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Vocal Forces: Unison, Cantor, Solo, Assembly

Accompaniment: Organ

Instrumental parts included: Recorder, Percussion, Handbells

Text Source: Annunciation carol, 15th c., tr. anon.

Music Source: English, 15th c.

Series: Christmas

Difficulty Level: E

Description:

A medieval Annunciation carol, “Nova, Nova” is a mini liturgical drama for unison choir and three solo characters: Narrator, Angel Gabriel, and Mary. Parts for handbells, hand drum, triangle, and recorder add a nice earlymusic touch. The short refrain brings the assembly into the story in this attractive and unusual arrangement.

For cantor or soloist.
3 Handbells (D, E, G)
Percussion part is for Hand Drum or Tambourine and Finger Cymbals or Triangle.
Recorder part can also be played by organ.

Categories: Choral Vocal

Seasonal: Advent, Christmastide

Liturgical: Annunciation, Advent 4 A, Advent 4 B, Advent 4 C

Topical: Marian

Scored for: Handbell, Mixed Ensemble, Percussion, Woodwinds

Number of Pages: 8

Language: English; Latin

Format: Octavo

Suitable for Children: Yes

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