Jesus Christ is risen today (Easter Hymn – 4 verses) – Organ with Trumpet Descant

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Jesus Christ is risen today, Alleluia!
Our triumphant holy day, Alleluia!
Who did once upon the cross, Alleluia!
Suffer to redeem our loss. Alleluia!

Hymns of praise then let us sing, Alleluia!
Unto Christ, our heavenly king, Alleluia!
Who endured the cross and grave, Alleluia!
Sinners to redeem and save. Alleluia!

But the pains which he endured, Alleluia!
Our salvation have procured; Alleluia!
Now above the sky he’s king, Alleluia!
Where the angels ever sing. Alleluia!

Sing we to our God above, Alleluia!
Praise eternal as his love; Alleluia!
Praise him, all you heavenly host, Alleluia!
Father, Son, and Holy Ghost. Alleluia!


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  • Tune: Easter Hymn
  • Verses: 4
  • Meter: 77 77 and Alleluia
  • Usage: Easter
  • Composer: Unknown from Hymnal: Lyra Davidica (1708)
  • Harmonised by William Henry Monk (1823- 1889)
  • Lyricist: Unknown
    • Verse 1 anonymous translation of Surrexit hodie – 14th Century
    • Verse 2 – 4 from J. Arnolds Complete Psalmodist (1749)
  • Music and Lyrics Copyright Public Domain.
  • Performance Copyright ℗ 2018 Richard M S Irwin. Certain rights reserved.