Christ is Arisen

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Translator: W. G. Polack

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First Line: Christ is arisen From the grave's dark prison (Polack)
Title: Christ is Arisen
German Title: Christ ist erstanden
Translator: W. G. Polack
Meter: Irregular
Source: German hymn, c. 1100
Language: English
Copyright: © 1939 Concordia Publishing House



CHRIST IST ERSTANDEN is derived from the twelfth-century chant melody for "Victimae Paschali laudes" (which also produced CHRIST LAG IN TODESBANDEN, 398). The tune was first published in Joseph Klug's (PHH 126) Geistliche Lieder (1533). This ancient tune, originally in Dorian mode, consists of sever…

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Instances (1 - 3 of 3)

Christian Worship (1993) #144

Christian Worship #458

Hymnal #271

Include 3 pre-1979 instances
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