There Is No Rose

Composed by Z. Randall Stroope
Voicing: SSA
Instrumentation: piano and oboe
Catalog number: AMP 0392
Price: $1.90

Text: There is No Rose

Fourteenth century carol

There is no rose of such virtue, as is the rose that bare Jesu. There is no
rose of such virtue, as is the rose that bare Jesu. Alleluia.

There is no rose of such virtue, as is the rose that bare Jesu. For in this
rose contained was heaven and earth in little space. Resmiranda. (Wondrous thing)

There is no rose of such virtue, as is the rose that bare Jesu. For by that
rose we may well see that he is God in persons three. Pariforma. (One in form)

There is no rose of such virtue, as is the rose that bare Jesu. The angels
sungen the shepherds to: Gloria in excelsis Deo. (Glory to God in the highest)
Gaudeamus. (Let us rejoice)

There is no rose of such virtue, as is the rose that bare Jesu. Leave all this
worldly mirth and follow we this joyful birth. Transeamus. (Let us cross over)

There is no rose of such virtue, as is the rose that bare Jesu.

About the arranger

Z. Randall Stroope
is an American composer and conductor www.zrstroope.com . His compositions are frequently heard on internet media, television broadcasts, and NPR radio, as well as on programs of esteemed ensembles throughout the world. Randall has composed over 180 works, having studied with Cecil Effinger and Normand Lockwood ‐ both students of the famous French teacher, Nadia Boulanger. He is the Artistic Director of two summer music festivals in Europe, has conducted at Carnegie Hall (New York) every year since 2001, and conducted in 25 countries. (See www.zrstroope.com for a complete biography and list of works.)

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