He is Risen!

 
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LyricsAbout the song…
He is risen! He is risen!
Death is conquered, man is free
Christ has won the victory

Come with high and holy hymning
Chant our Lord’s triumphant lay
Not one darksome cloud is dimming
Yonder glorious morning ray
Breaking o’er the purple east
Symbol of our Easter feast

He is risen! He is risen!
He hath opened heaven’s gate
We are free from sin’s dark prison
Risen to a holier state
And a brighter Easter beam
On our longing eyes shall stream

Text by Cecil Frances Alexander
Music by Joachim Neander
Arranged by Sally DeFord

This arrangement wins the award for easiest choral selection on the site. You could probably prepare it in half a practice. However, lest your pianist get bored, the accompaniment is rather(!) challenging. Watch the tempo. It’s marked at 88bpm, and that’s really about right. Those of you who like to take it at the high end of the 92-204 that the LDS hymnal specifies are going to have to adjust your internal metronomes (or brave the wrath of your accompanist) if you use this arrangement.

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      One Response to “He is Risen!”

    1.  

      I love this version you have made. Our choir is learning it to sing this month. I was wondering if their was a mp3 version with someone singing it. I am trying to work on my section and sometimes it is hard to hear the notes. Thank you for your time and thanks for creating this version.

      Sincerely,

      Crystal

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