Hodie Christus Natus Est

for a cappella SATB choir

A very rhythmic drive characterizes this exuberant setting of the traditional Christmas text, “Christ is born today” set in Latin. Choirs love to sing the jazzy rhythms and harmonies that require care in tuning, but once mastered create a contemporary sound world that will energize any Christmas concert or service.

SKU: SDE-002 Categories: , Instrumentation:
Descriptive Tags:Celebratory, Fun, Jesus, Liturgical text, Praise, Scriptural text, Worship
Difficulty:Advanced Student, Advanced, Very Advanced
Voicing:SATB
Instrumentation:A Cappella
Language:Latin
Sacred or Secular:Sacred
Season or Event:Christmas, Winter

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