Duration: 2'45" |
Ensemble: SATB organ
An original short setting of the famous medieval text that conveys a charming, gentle and reflective mood. Two different melodies alternate, giving the piece a wide tonal variety: the first melody, for verses 1, 3 and 5 has a strong modal feeling and is sung by the whole SATB choir; the second, for verses 2 and 4, alternates female and male voices. The independent organ accompaniment is intended to support the voices while adding a great palette of colours which spices up this new carol.