This is a very depressive song. It often makes me think about what’s really important in life and what’s not. Get into depth with this song and your family. It’s originated in Germany and it used to be a German christmas song.
Lo, How a Rose E’er Blooming
|Text:||Es ist ein Ros Entsprungen
German, 15th Century
translation by Theodore Baker (1851-1934)
|Music:||ES IST EIN‘ ROS‘ ENTSPRUNGEN §1447 – Folk song,
first published in Alte Catholische Geistliche Kirchengesäng, Köln, 1599
harmonization by Michael Praetorius, Musae Sioniae, 1609
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