Gracia Grindal (b. Powers Lake, ND, 1943). Grindal was educated at Augsburg College, Minneapolis, Minnesota; the University of Arkansas; and Luther-Northwestern Seminary, St. Paul, Minnesota, where she has served since 1984 as a professor of pastoral theology and communications. From 1968 to 1984 she was a professor of English and poet-in-residence at Luther College, Decorah, Iowa. Included in her publications are Sketches Against the Dark (1981), Scandinavian Folksongs (1983), Lessons in Hymnwriting (1986, 1991), We Are One in Christ: Hymns, Paraphrases, and Translations (1996), Good News of Great Joy: Advent Devotions for the Home (1994 with Karen E. Hong), Lisa sandell, the Story of Her Hymns (2001 with John Jansen), and A Revelry of Har… Go to person page >
First published with the text in the Cologne Gesangbuch of 1599 (see above), ES IST EIN ROS is a rounded bar form tune (AABA). The tune has characteristics of a Renaissance madrigal; it invites performance by an unaccompanied choir so that all the fine part writing and subtle rhythms can be clearly…
Display Title: Lo, How a Rose Is GrowingFirst Line: Lo, how a rose is growingTune Title: ES IST EIN ROSAuthor: Gracia Grindal, b. 1943Meter: 76 76 676Date: 1982Subject: Christmas |Source: German, 15th cent.
Display Title: Lo, How a Rose Is GrowingFirst Line: Lo, how a rose is growingTune Title: ES IST EIN ROSAuthor: Gracia GrindalMeter: 22.214.171.124.6.7.6.Scripture: Isaiah 7:14; Isaiah 11:1-10; Isaiah 35:1-2; Luke 1:26-38; Luke 2:8-20Date: 1995Subject: Christmas | ; Christian year--Christmas |Source: German, 15th cent.