Of A Rose Is All My Song op.241 (December 1976)

A late mediaeval poem of the nativity for bass and piano (or string quartet) later adapted as one of the Four Songs of the Nativity, see op.415
Published by: Highbridge Music Ltd
Instrumentation: bass,pno
or bass and strings
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Note on Lyrics: An anonymous macaronic poem of the Nativity translated by Brian Stone 1964
Duration: 4 mins
First Performance: David van Asch, St John's Smith Square, 7.2.1976
Sheet Music Available
Piano / Vocal score for sale
Recordings Available
The Passion of Mary / Four Songs of The Nativity
Released: March 2010
Recorded: 12th August 2009
Artists: Patricia Rozario, Robert Blake, Richard Edgar-Wilson, David Wilson-Johnson, London Voices, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Howard Blake.
Available from: Amazon UK Naxos Records


This song became part of the choral cycle 'Four Songs of the Nativity (see op.415)

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