Lo How a Rose E’er Blooming/ Puer Natus in Bethlem (string quartet)
Title: Lo How a Rose E’er Blooming and Puer Natus in Bethlem
Composer: Michael Praetorius, arr. David Gable
Instrumentation: Violin 1; Violin 2; Viola; Cello
Printout: 4 pages
Note: Lo How a Rose e’er Blooming is a mainstay of Christmas services and a must-have piece for any gig musician. Pure Natus (A boy is born) is an excellent accompanying piece. Violin 1 parts for both pieces and the violin 2 part for Lo How a Rose are playable on flute or oboe.
Lo How a Rose: