This anonymous Advent poem receives a sensitive treatment by Tom Shelton. An accessible piano accompaniment provides just the right support for SATB voices, while a lovely flute part incorporates ES IST EIN ROS in this easy-to-learn Advent/Christmas ballad.
Voicing: SATB with piano and flute
Composer: Tom Shelton, incorporating ES IST EIN ROS, Alte Catholische Geistliche Kirchengesaeng, Cologne, 1599
Text: Anonymous, tr. Catherine Winkworth, 1827-1878
Season: Christmas, Epiphany
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