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More Lovely Than the Rose

Composer David A. Gerig
Text Marion Lochhead
Voicing SATB, Soprano solo, keyboard
Church Season Christmas
Length
3' 00" Price $1.30 (U.S.) Released 6/96
Catalog no. 405-262 Difficulty Moderately easy

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Description A wonderful, flowing, and quietly passionate piece. Moderately easy though with divisi in all parts.

Text
More lovely than the rose the fragrance that this night
of nights is poured on earth; No noontide sun so bright
e'er shone as one clear star that led the Wise Men's way,
before God's wisdom hid in babyhood to pray.

More lovely than the rose of Sharon lay,
bud of a virgin flow'r lay cradled in the hay;
More lovely than the rose of Sharon lay
bud of a virgin flow'r he lay in the oxen's hay;
The rose of Sharon lay.

Text: Marion Lochhead.

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