Niño santo y humilde

Translator (English): Edith M. G. Reed

Edith Margaret Gellibrand Reed (1885-1933) was born in Middlesex, London, England, and educated at St. Leonard’s School in St. Andrew’s and Guildhall School of Music in London. She was an associate at the Royal College of Organists and was assistant editor of The Music Student, Music and Youth, and Panpipe. In addition, Reed wrote two Christmas plays and Story Lives of the Great Composers. She died in Herfordshire. --Presbyterian Hymnal Companion  Go to person page >

Translator (Spanish): Pablo Filós

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Text Information

First Line: Niño santo y humilde
Translator (English): Edith M. G. Reed
Translator (Spanish): Pablo Filós
Source: Villancico tradicional de Polonia
Language: Spanish
Copyright: Trad. al español © 1958 Casa Bautista de Publicaciones; arm. © 1965 Abingdon Press



The Polish tune is a rounded bar form (AABA). Its lines consist of short figures and phrases bound together by the consistent rhythmic pattern of the Polish mazurka (made famous by Frederic Chopin). Note especially the third line with its fine sequences and harmonic suspensions. Sing in parts with a…

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