Personent Hodie

for SSAB choir, a cappella, with optional hand drum

Personent Hodie is a Christmas carol originally published in the 1582 Finnish song book Piae Cantiones. A melody found in a 1360 German manuscript is highly similar, and it is from this manuscript that the music is usually dated. The carol became more prominent in England after being arranged for unison voices and orchestra in 1916 by Gustav Holst.

This arrangement is written for a choir that usually sings SAB music and can split the soprano. Originally notated in D Dorian and sung by male voices, this version is transposed up a whole tone for a better fit for women’s voices and harmony.

ISMN 979-0-9025253-1-2

SKU: RDD-003 Categories: ,
Language:Latin
Voicing:SSAB
Sacred or Secular:Sacred
Descriptive Tags:Carol, Medieval

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