EASTER HYMN (Monk)

EASTER HYMN (Monk)

Composer: William Henry Monk
Published in 4 hymnals


Composer: William Henry Monk

William H. Monk (b. Brompton, London, England, 1823; d. London, 1889) who adapted Kocher’s tune, is best known for his music editing of Hymns Ancient and Modern (1861, 1868; 1875, and 1889 editions). He also adapted music from plainsong and added accompaniments for Introits for Use Throughout the Year, a book issued with that famous hymnal. Beginning in his teenage years, Monk held a number of musical positions. He became choirmaster at King's College in London in 1847 and was organist and choirmaster at St. Matthias, Stoke Newington, from 1852 to 1889, where he was influenced by the Oxford Movement. At St. Matthias, Monk also began daily choral services with the choir leading the congregation in music chosen according to the church year,… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: William Henry Monk
Meter: 7.7.7.7 with alleluia
Incipit: 56117 65612 15
Key: C Major

Texts

Jesus Christ is Risen Today

Jesus Christ is Risen To-day

Christ the Lord is risen today

Christ the Lord is risen today, Alleluia!
Earth and heaven in chorus say, Alleluia!
Raise your joys and triumphs high, Alleluia!
Sing, ye heavens, and earth reply, Alleluia!

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Text

Hymns for Today's Church (2nd ed.) #155

Include 3 pre-1979 instances
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