251. Christ Has Arisen, Alleluia

Text Information
First Line: Christ has arisen, alleluia
Title: Christ Has Arisen, Alleluia
Original Language: Swahili
Author: Bernard Kyamanywa (1966)
Translator: Howard S. Olson (1969)
Refrain First Line: Let us sing praise to him with endless joy
Meter: with refrain
Language: English
Publication Date: 2013
Scripture: ; ; ;
Topic: Christian Year: Easter Vigil; Christian Year: Resurrection/Easter; Jesus Christ: Resurrection (1 more...)
Copyright: © 1977 Howard S. Olson (admin. Augsburg Fortress)
Tune Information
Meter: with refrain
Key: F Major
Source: Tanzanian melody

Text Information:

The good news of the Resurrection is retold in this lively hymn from Tanzania, blending 20th-century words with a traditional melody. In African call-and-response practice, the stanzas would ordinarily be sung by a soloist or small group and the refrain by the whole congregation.

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