The Huron Carol (Oczko, Michael John)

Sheet Music


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oczkom (2009/7/6)

Translator Jesse Edgar Middleton (1872-1960), English text
Publisher. Info. Michael John Oczko
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General Information

Work Title The Huron Carol
Alternative. Title Jesous Ahatonhia (Iesus Ahatonnia)
Composer Oczko, Michael John
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IMO 9
Text Incipit see below
  • Ehstehn yayau deh tsaun we yisus ahattonnia (Wendat)
  • 'Twas in the moon of wintertime when all the birds had fled (English, trans. Middleton)
First Publication. 1557 (music)
Librettist St. Jean de Brébeuf (1593-1649)
Language English
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Modern
Piece Style Modern
Instrumentation Mixed chorus (SATB), Organ
External Links Wikipedia article
Extra Information The original title of the French folk song used by Brébeuf is Une Jeune Pucelle