Choral. Composed by Hans L Hassler. Latin text. Sacred/Christmas. Published by Voice of the Rockies (VR.VOR93C01).
Item Number: VR.VOR93C01
Both the Latin text and an English translation by Mark Schweizer are included in this anthem. ("Spoke the angel unto the shepherds declaring, Behold! I bring to you tidings of great joy, for unto you is born this day&."ending with more than two pages of "alleluia")The voice parts are in the early Baroque tradition - contrapuntal, with equal interest in all four parts.