THE EASTER VIGIL (A, B, C) Lectionary # 41A

As Ash Wednesday gave a penitential tone to all of Lent, so the Vigil gives an initiatory tone to the Easter celebration. Its readings and rituals are best understood in communities that are initiating new adult members. For music suggestions, see Easter Day and other suggestions for the Easter Season. For music for the initiation rites, see the suggestions for the sprinkling rite on Easter Day and the suggestions for the Solemnity of the Baptism of the Lord, Lectionary #21.

Music Suggestions

Choral Anthems


Music Suggestions

The readings of the Vigil tell the story of salvation especially as it relates to water. Thus the first reading (Genesis 1:1–2:2) tells of creation as it emerges from “the waters,” and the psalm (Ps 104) sings of God's care for creation through water. The third reading (Exodus 14:15–15:1, a required reading) tells of salvation from slavery through the waters of the sea, and it is followed by the “Song of Moses and Miriam” (Exodus 15:1-18) which praises God as the victor who hurled Pharaoh’s chariots and army “into the sea.” Rejoice in Isaiah's invitation to “come to the water” in the fifth reading (Isaiah 55:1-11) and in its psalm (Isaiah 12), inviting us to “draw water at the fountain of salvation.” Think about Israel's use of water in purification rituals as described in the seventh reading (Ezekiel 36:16-28) and the “deer longing for running streams” in its psalm (Ps 42). All of these readings, of course, come to bear on the Christian understanding of baptism (Romans 6:3-11).

 

Other Vigil readings speak about relationships that help us understand God's relationship to us: a father and son (Genesis 22:1-18), a husband and wife (Isaiah 54:5-14), the connection that wise people feel to Wisdom and that Israel feels to the Torah as the incarnation of divine wisdom (Baruch 3:9-15, 32–4:4) and, in the Gospel, the relationship between the risen Christ and the women who are first witnesses of the resurrection (Matthew 28:1-10).

 

Psalm (117) 118
See the suggestions for Easter Day below.

 

 

EASTER DAY (A, B, C) Lectionary #42

 

A lot of parishes go all out for the Triduum, reaching a dramatic peak at the Vigil and ignoring the actual conclusion of the Triduum at Easter Vespers. Consequently, a lot of places have little energy left for the Masses on Easter Day. Yet for most parishioners, Mass during the day—not the Vigil—is “Easter,” and Holy Week consists of Passion Sunday, possibly Good Friday, and Easter Day Mass. We need to plan a rich celebration of all the Masses of Easter, so that all believers may share in the joy of the resurrection.

 

Acts 10:34, 37-43. Peter's sermon is a summary of the early preaching of the Gospel and a reminder that our faith depends solely on the witness of those “who ate and drank with [Jesus] after he rose from the dead.”

 

Psalm of the Day: Ps (117) 118
This individual song of thanksgiving becomes for us Jesus’ own celebration of the resurrection and our assurance that the “rejected stone” of the crucified Christ has become the “cornerstone” of our faith.
 

Alleluia (Guimont) GC 986

Alleluia, Alleluia (Haas) GC 113

Aleluya/Alleluia (Reza) FYC 258/FYC3 222/JS 94

Dad Gracias al Señor-Respuesta II (Taulé) FYC 259/FYC3 223

Èste Es el Día (Luna) FYC 257/FYC3 224

Èste Es el Día (Manzano) FYC 256/FYC3 376/GP 262/WS 381

Surrexit Christus (Berthier) GC 436/GC2 455/RS 577

This Is the Day  (Chepponis)  SS 583

This Is the Day  (Deiss)  WC611

This Is the Day (Fisher)  BB-MI 568/JS 444

This Is the Day (Guimont) CBW 90/GC2 987

This Is the Day (Haugen) GC 114/GC2 65/RS 158

This Is the Day (Hommerding) PMB 169,617/WC 469/WS 380

This Is the Day (Hunstiger)  SS 535

This Is the Day (Isele) LMGM 520

This Is the Day (Joncas) BB-MI 800/JS 97/CBW 89/RS 576/GP 261/GC 64

This Is the Day (Proulx/Gelineau)   GC 115/RS 160/WOR 836

This Is the Day  (Psallite)  SS 442

This Is the Day (Roberts) LMGM 521/LMGM2 305

This Is the Day (Schiavone) JS 922

This Is the Day (Soper) BB-MI 801/GP 263

 

Colossians 3:1-4. Paul's understanding of Baptism is that it grants us a share in Christ's death as a promise that we will one day share in the resurrection.

Or:

1 Corinthians 5:6-8. Christ our Passover has been sacrificed! Let us keep the feast. This alternative second reading reminds us that the Eucharist is an Easter sacrament.

 

Sequence
The "Victimae Paschali," a required part of the Easter Day celebration, should be sung before the Alleluia. Though it is intended to be a hymn that stands on its own, it might also accompany the procession with the Gospel Book. So during the singing, if your liturgical space permits it, you might want to process the Gospel Book through the congregation and use incense (if you can get away with it). The sequence is long enough that you could have a wonderful procession, culminating in the Easter Alleluia.

 

Christ the Lord Is Risen Today (Victimae Paschali)  BB-MI 178/CBW 385/G3 523/GP 387/GP3 334/RS 594/JS 422/JS3 397/LMGM 57/OFUV 492/OIF 467/PMB 268/RS 594/SS 756/WC 598/WS 494/WOR 452,461/WOR4 528

Christian People Sing Your Praises (Paraphrase) OIF 456/WC 606

Christians, Praise the Paschal Victim (Chant) /CBW 690/GC 444/OIF 464/RS 980/WC 601/WS 499/WOR 837/WOR4 1080

Christians, to the Paschal Victim  BB-MI  p.68/GP3 310/JS 421/JS3 396/OFUV 479/SS 744

Easter Sequence (Canedo)  SPS 176

Easter Sequence (Chant)  BB-MI p.86/JS3 396/OFUV 479/OIF 456,460,464,467/SS 744/WC 598,599,601,606/WS 494,499,509

Easter Sequence (Psallite)  SS 750

Easter Sequence (DeBruyn)  BB-MI 159

Eastertide Carol GP 380

Let Christians All Their Voices Raise   OIF 460/PMB 270/WC 599/WS 509

Secuencia Pascual FYC 401/FYC3 377

 

John 20:1-9. In the Eastern Churches, Mary Magdalene is honored as the “witness to the resurrection and co-equal of the Apostles.” To her witness the fourth Gospel adds the testimony of Peter and the beloved disciple.

 

Sprinkling Rite/Renewal of Baptismal Promises

I Saw Water Flowing BB-MI  933/GP3 304/JS 543/JS3 256,509/OFUV 472/OIF 176/PMB 112/WC 383/WS 300

If We Have Died to Ourselves GC 154/GC2 135/RS 315

Lord Jesus, from Your Wounded Side   GC 244/RS 380/WOR 271

May This Water Keep Us Aware CBW 236

Springs of Water BB-MI 170/CBW 88/GC 242, 243/GC2 155, 189/JS3 399/OFUV 471/OIF 177/RS 377/WC 382/WS 140,301

Streams of Living Water JS 254

Sweet Refreshment GC2 802/G3 899/SS 746

There Is One Lord BB-MI 491/CBW 530/GC 809/GC2 796/G3 905/GP 435/JS 699/PBM 287/LMGM2 745/OIF 306,512/RS 835/WOR 657/WC 638/WS 533/WOR4 921

Water of Life (Dean)  BB-MI  932/ JS 255/JS3 255/OFUV 470

Water of Life/Agua de Vida (Cortez)  JS 252/JS3 254/OFUV 21

Waters of Life    OIF 175/WC 385/WS 142,299

We Shall Draw Water   BB-MI 814/JS 117/JS3 118/OFUV 268

With Joy You Shall Draw Water  CBW 237/GC 148/G3 97/GP 288

You Will Draw Water Joyfully    OFUV 267/OIF 174/PMB 113/SS 546/WC 384

 

Other Songs for the Liturgy

All Shall Be Well   GP 396/GP3 309/OIF 772/WS 709

All Things New   GC 427/GC2 450/G3 541

All You Nations   PMB 266/SS 209/WC 444/WS 355

All You on Earth    OIF 450/PMB 266/WC 602/WS 500

Alleluia! Alleluia! (2,C) BB-MI 164/GP3 321/JS 437/JS3 415/LMGM2 308/OFUV 484/PMB 264/WC 567/WS 512

Alleluia! Alleluia! Let the Holy Anthem Rise (G) BB-MI 165/GC 425/GP 399/GP3 317/JS 434/JS3 411/OFUV 482/LMGM2 318/OIF 451/PMB 273/SS 762/WC 613/WS 502

Alleluia!  Alleluia!  Let the Holy Anthem Rise (Smith)  SPS 178

Alleluia Festivale  SPS 179

Alleluia!  Love is Alive  SPS 177

Alleluia No. 1   BB-MI 566/CBW 383/GC 443/GC2 462/G3 524/GP 389/GP3333333 313/JS 439/JS3 413/OFUV 668/OIF 620/PMB 353/RS 581/WC 760/WS 623/WOR 441

At the Lamb's High Feast We Sing (2,C)   BB-MI 163/CBW 375/GC 433/GC2 463/G3 536/GP 394/GP3 319/JS 434/JS3 407/LMGM2 316/OFUV 480/OIF 453/PMB 271/RS 578/SS 765/WC 593/WS 497/WOR 459,460/WOR4 512

Baptized in Living Waters (1)   OIF 662/PMB 386/WC 787/WS 640

Behold the Glory of God GP 385/GP3 316

Bread of Life from Heaven/Pan de Vida Eterna (2,G) GC2 803/G3 943

Cristo Jesus Resuscito (Cortes)  FYC3 361

Cristo Resucito (Bojos) FYC3 369

Christ Has Arisen   JS3 398/LMGM 61/LMGM2 314

Christ Has Risen (G) GC 451/GC2 465/G3 530/LMGM 65/WOR4 505

Christ is Risen  SPS 181

Christ Is Alive! BB-MI 180/CBW 384/JS 441/JS3 418/OIF 455/PMB 258/RS 601/SS 761/WOR 466/WC 590

Christ Is Risen! Shout Hosanna! GC2 449/G3 521/OIF 459/PMB 263/SS 751/WC 610/WS 505

Christ the Lord Is Risen! GC 439/RS 600/WOR4 523

Christ the Lord Is Risen Again BB-MI 166/JS 442/JS3 420/SS 239/WC 617

Christ the Lord Is Risen Today (E,1,2,G) BB-MI 178/CBW 385/GC 437/GC2 439/G3 523/GP3 320,334/JS 427/JS3 403/LMGM 57/LMGM2 311/OFUV 487/OIF 462/PMB 268/RS 594, 602/SS 756/WC 594,598/WOR 452,461,462,463/WOR4 496,520

*Christus Resurrexit (Ps) WOR 465

Come, Ye Faithful, Raise the Strain  GC 441/GC2 448/G3 533/JS 426/JS3 402/OIF 466/RS 575/SS 766/WC 616/WOR 456/WOR4 509

Darkness Is Gone GC 448/RS 596

Do Not Be Afraid (G) GP 630/JS 731

Earth, Earth, Awake! GC2 441/G3 531

Good Christians All, Rejoice and Sing! CBW 386/OIF 465/PMB 262/RS 586/SS 757/WC 614

Goodness Is Stronger than Evil GC2 451/G3 528

Hail Thee, Festival Day (Ps) BB-MI /CBW 388/GC 450/JS 450/JS3 /JS3 428/OIF 470/RS 588 /WC 605/WOR 444/WOR4 524

He Arose LMGM 59/LMGM2 307

He Is Lord LMGM 56/LMGM2 304

Holy, Holy, Holy Cry (2) BB-MI 168/SPS 183

Jesus Christ Is Risen Today BB-MI 161/CBW 389/GC 422/GC2 457/GP 378/JS 425/JS3 401/LMGM 58/LMGM2 315/OFUV 488/OIF 473/PMB 259/RS 593/SPS 182/SS 759/WC 591/WS 508/WOR 442/WOR4 516

Jesus Has Conquered Death LMGM 62

Jesus Is Risen  BB-MI 176/JS 447/JS3 425/OFUV 491

Join in the Dance  BB-MI 565/GP 393/GP3 315/JS 438/JS3 410/OFUV 669

Keep in Mind (G) BB-MI 672/GC 674/GC2 658 /G3 646/GP 492/GP3 434/ /JS 589 /JS3 559 OFUV 330/OIF 332,734 /PMB 36/RS  940/SS 888/WC 219,841/WS 28,684/WOR4 651

Lift Up Your Hearts BB-MI 529/GC 558/GC2 543/G3 624/GP 676/GP3 725 /JS 711/JS3 593/OFUV 580 /RS  691

May We Be One (1,2)  GC 316/GC2 322/G3 393,394/RS 477

Now the Green Blade Rises BB-MI 157/CBW 403/GC 444/GC2 456/G3 534/GP 382 /GP3 328/JS 443/JS3 422/OIF 476/WC 603/WS 511/WOR 453/WOR4 594

Now We Remain BB-MI 507/GC 694/GC2 696/G3 785/WC 640/RS 813/SS 903/WC 678/WS 561

*O Sons and Daughters, vss 1‑4 (G) BB-MI 169/CBW 404/FYC3 366/GC 423/GC2 446/G3 532/GP 379/GP3 312/JS 420/JS3 405/LMGM2 312/OFUV 476 /OIF 468/RS 579 /SPS 185/SS 743/WC 608/WS 495/WOR 447/WOR4 507

Praise the Lord, My Soul GC 554/OFUV 264/RS 688/SS 542

Praise the Risen Lord    OIF 471/PMB 256/WC 592/WS 504

Rejoice! LMGM 55/LMGM2 310

Resucitó  BB-MI 171/FYC3 367/GC 432/GC2 443/G3 535/GP 391/GP3 323/JS 309/JS3 404/OFUV 486/RS 580

Resurrection Day   SPS 186

*Sing to the Mountains (Ps) BB-MI 530/GP 673/GC 435/GC2 452/G3 519/GP3 722/JS 601/JS3 580/RS 590

Singers, Sing    OIF 472/PMB 261/SS 755/WC 604

*Take and Eat v. 4 BB-MI 361/CBW 611/GC 831/GC2 812/G3 950/RS 910/SS 1010/WC 686/WOR4 940/WS 563

*That Easter Day with Joy Was Bright (G)   CBW 392/GC 445/G3 542/RS 599/SS 745/WOR 457/WOR4 514

The Day of Resurrection (2) BB-MI 175/JS3 400/OIF 481/PMB 272/SS 755/WC 612/WS 501

The Strife Is O'er BB-MI /CBW/GC 446/GC2 459/G3 525/GP 384/GP3 336/JS3 408 /LMGM 64/LMGM2 308/OFUV 665/OIF 452/RS 587 /SS 748/WC 589/WS 507/WOR 451/WOR4 511

The Sun Arose in Clouds of Fire (G) JS 433

The Tomb Is Empty (G) GC2 464/SS 754

Thine Be the Glory (G)   OIF 463/WC 596/WS 498

*This Is the Day (Ref based on today's psalm refrain, but verses are not from Ps 118) CBW 592/GC 449/G3 82/GP 397 /GP3 191,192,326,335/JS3 98,99,421 /OFUV /OIF / PMB 269/SPS 91/SS 442,535,582,583/WC 469,611/WS  380,381

This Is the Feast of Victory CBW 396/GC 429/GC2 458/G3 520/JS 428/JS3 424/OFUV 667/OIF 834/PMB  489/RS  583/SS 749 /WC 935/WS 763/WOR4 515

This Joyful Eastertide   CBW 397/GC 434/JS 305/JS3 414/OIF 479/RS 598/WC 575/WOR4 502

Three Days BB-MI 174/JS 423/JS3 406

Through the Mystery of Death (2) GP 451

Up from the Earth GC 452/GP 386/GP3 337/RS 589

We Know That Christ Is Raised (.2)  CBW 398/RS 906/SS 752/WC 615/WOR 721

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Choral Anthems

Title of Anthem, Voicing & Instrumentation

Composer/arranger/editor

Publisher & edition  #

 
#3 Chorale - from The Green Blade Riseth Wright H.W. Gray G.B.597 G
#3 Carol, Now is the Hour of Darkness Past (SATB) Pinkham E. C. Schirmer / MSM 7329 G
A Joyful Song (SA) Leaf Augsburg 11-1577* G
A Repeating Alleluia Hampton Alfred DMC08167 G

Alleluia  (SATB a capella, opt. Organ Continuo)

Bach, Johann Sebastian/Buszin, Walter E.

C. F. Peters  (6106a)

G

Alleluia, Alleluia  (SATB, Organ/Keyboard)

Boyce, William/Ehret, Walter

Heritage Music Press (H4)

G

Alleuia (SATB, a cappella)

Carter, John

Carl Fischer  (CM 8272)

G

Alleluia  (SATB, a cappella)
Alleluia  (SSA, SSAA, a cappella)
Alleluia  (TTBB, a cappella)

Thompson, Randall

E. C. Schirmer  (ECS 1786)
E. C. Schirmer  (#n.a.)
E. C. Schirmer  (#n.a.)

G

Alleluia, Alleuia!  (SAB, Keyboard, opt. Flute)

Telemann, Georg, Philipp/Libergen, Patrick M.

Carl Fischer  (CM 8451)

E
Alleluia! Christ is Truly Risen Waddell WLP  

Alleluia! Christ Our Passover  (SSAB, Organ/Keyboard)

Bender, Jan

Concordia  (98-2207) *

2
Alleluia Christus Surrexit Anerio, F. CPDL G
Alleluia! Come Good People (SATB) Davis Galaxy, ECS/MSM 1.1132 G
Alleluia! for Christ the Lord is risen (unison or 2 pt) Leavitt Concordia 98-3710 G
Alleluia (The Strife is O'er) (SSATB) Nieland WLSM (WLP) * G
Alleluia in Your Resurrection (SATB/or Brass) Gallus/Klammer GIA G-2812 G
Alleluia Round (3 pt) Boyce/Proulx GIA G-6325 G
An Angel of the Lord (SATB) Waddell WLP 003701 G
An Easter Alleluia (SATB) Near Aurole/Morning Star 50-4053 G
An Easter Antiphon (Unison & Brass) Near Aurole/Morning Star AE73 G
An Easter Carol (SATB, Brass) Near Aurole/Morning Star AE41 G
An Easter Greeting (2 pt mixed) How Presser 312-41257 G
An Easter Song of Praise (unison or 2 pt) Taranto Choristers Guild CGA1115 G
Angelus Autem Domini (SATB) Anerio, F. CPDL, Broude Brothers MGC 12, E. C. Schirmer 2975 G
Antiphonal Acclimation for Easter (2 eq.) Bedford St. James Press G
Are You Not Aware (SATB) Van Houten Trinitas/OCP 4558 Epistle
Arisen is Our Holy Lord (SATB) Vulpius Concordia 98-3852 G
Away With Gloom Away With Doubt (SATB) Ferguson RSCM/GIA G-4509 G
Baptized in Water (unison) Wold Augsburg 11-10202 * Sp. Rite
Be Glad in the Lord and Rejoice (SATB) Zimmermann Carl Fischer CM8050 G

Canticle for Communion  (SATB, Organ/Keyboard)

Marshall, Jane M.

Carl Fischer  (CM 7434)

2
Christ Being Raised from the Dead (SATB) Waddell WLP 003706 Vigil, Epistle

Christ Is Here  (SAB, Desc., Organ, Guitar,2 Trumpets, 2 Trombones, Timpani)

Walker, Christopher

OCP Publications  (9790)

1

Christ Is Risen! Alleluia!(2-part, Keyboard, opt. 2 octaves Handbells)

Lau, Robert

Choristers Guild  (CGA 674)

G

Christ Is Risen  (SATB, Organ)

Goemanne, Noel

GIA  (G-527)

G

Christ, Our Paschal Lamb  (SATB, Keyboard)
Christ, Our Paschal Lamb  (2-part, Keyboard)

Roff, Joseph

GIA  (G-1594)
GIA  (G-1595)

2, C

Christ, Our Passover  (2-part Mixed, Organ, Handbells)

Powell, Robert J.

Hinshaw  (HMC 380)

2, C

Christ, Our Passover  (SATB, Keyboard/Organ)

Titcomb, Everett

Carl Fischer  (CM 439)

2, C

Christ, Our Passover  (SATB, Organ, Brass Quartet)

Wyton, Alec 

Alexander Broude (GP 411)

2, C

Christ, Our Passover Is Sacrificed for Us  (SATB, Soprano, Keyboard/Organ)

Goss, John/Page, N. Clifford

Carl Fischer  (CM 282)

2, C

Christ, Our Passover  (SATB, a cappella)

Asola, Giovanni/Diemente, Edward

Lawson Gould  (51523)

C

Christ, Our Passover  (SATB, Organ)
Christ Our Passover - A First Motet Book (SATB)
Christ Our Passover (SATB)
Christ Our Passover (SATB, brass)

MacFarlane, Will C.
Willan
Arnatt
Dirksen

Presser  (322.35139)
Concordia 97-4845
E. C. Schirmer 5133
H. W. Gray CMR 2874

G

Christ the Lord is Risen Again  (SATB, Organ, Brass Quartet, Timpani)
Christ the Lord is Risen Again - Ash Wed. to Easter for Choirs (SATB)

Proulx, Richard 
Rutter

GIA  (G-1709)
Oxford

G
Christ the Lord is Risen Today (SATB, Brass)
Christ the Lord is Risen Today (SATB)
Christ the Lord is Risen Today (SATB)

Daley
Friedell
Foster

Oxford ISBN 978-0-19-380475-3
Pine Hill Press
Oxford (also included in The New Oxford Easy Anthem Book)

G
Christ the Lord is Risen! Alleluia! (SATB) Roman Concordia 98-2326 G
Christ Who Died, The (SATB) Fedak St. James Press G
Christians, Shout for Joy and Gladness - Oxford Book of Flexible Anthems(SAB) Bach/Bullard Oxford G
Come, Let Us with Our Lord Arise (SATB) Saylor E. C. Schirmer 4227 G
Congratulamini Mihi Omnes Willaert CPDL G

Easter Anthem, The  (Christ, Our Passover)
(SATB, Organ or orchestra)

Shaw, Martin

Oxford  (A 68), G. Schirmer 4227

2, C

Easter Canticle  (SATB, Organ, Brass Quartet)

Wyton, Alec

H. W. Gray  (CMR  2786)

2
Easter Day - Two Sacred Poems (SATB) Young Alliance Music Publications AMP0074 G
Easter Eggs - The Shaw-Parker Easter Carol Collection (SATB) Parker/Shaw Schirmer/Hal Leonard HI 50481433 G
Easter Fanfare Christ the Lord is Risen (SATB) Felter Augsburg (downloadable) G

Easter Introit, An  (SATB, Keyboard, Brass Quartet)

Slater, Richard

GIA  (G-3058)

E
Easter Morning - Peace Be Unto You (SATB) Christiansen Augsburg 11-1057/Fortress G
Easter Prayer (SATB) Owens GIA G-2579 G
Easter Rejoicing (SATB, Brass) Willcocks The Sacred Music Press 10/1110 G

Easter Sequence  (C,C,S, Keyboard)

Arr. by Proulx, Richard

GIA  (G-3088)

S

Easter Sequence  (SATB, Solo, Trumpet, Keyboard/Organ)

Arr. by Proulx, Richard

GIA  (G-4917)

S

Easter Sequence, The  (SATB, Organ/Keyboard, opt. 2 Trumpets, or 2 horns in F)

Green, J. William

GIA (G-4780)

S

Easter Sequence: Victimae paschali laudes 
(SATB/SATB,  or opt. Brass Quartet, Organ/Keyboard)

Leisring, Volckmar/Proulx, Richard

GIA  (G-3669)

S
Easter Song of Praise, The - Ash Wed. to Easter for Choirs (SATB) Shephard RSCM/GIA A0201 G

Easter Triumph  (SATB, Organ)

Arnatt, Ronald

H. W. Gray  (2451)

2
Eastertide Carol -Two Seventeenth Century Carols for Easter & Pentecost (SATB) Proulx GIA G-3668 G

Eheu, sustulerunt Dominum (SATB, Keyboard/Organ, Latin/English)
Eheu, sustulerunt Dominum (SATB, Keyboard/Organ, Latin only)
Eheu, sustulerunt Dominum (SATB, Keyboard/Organ, Latin/English)
Eheu, sustulerunt Dominum (SATB, Keyboard/Organ, Latin/English)
Eheu, sustulerunt Dominum (SATB, Keyboard/Organ, Latin/English)

Morley, Thomas
Morley, Thomas/David, Hans T.
Morley, Thomas/Marshall, Charles
Morley, Thomas/Dart, Thurston
Morley, Thomas

Arista  (AE 194)
Mercury  (MC 53)
Franck  (F-552)
Stainer & Bell  (604)
CPDL

G
Exultet Thompson WLP  
Genesis 1 Ferris WLP  
God's Paschal Lamb is Sacrificed for Us (SATB, Brass) Farlee Augsburg 978-1-4514-2070-8 G
Good Christian Men, Rejoice and Sing! (SATB) B. Ferguson Novello MT1571 G
Hallelujah! Now Be Joyful! (2 pt) Sleeth Hinshaw Music HMC899 G

He is Risen! (SATB)
He Is Risen  (SAB, Organ/Keyboard)

Lekberg
Powell, Robert J.

E. C. Schirmer
Abingdon  (AOM 535)

Gx

He is Risen, Alleluia!  (2-part mixed, Organ)

Englert, Eugene

GIA  (G-5581)

E
Hillariter (SATB, brass) Dirksen H.W. Gray 2634 G

If Ye Be Risen Again  (TTBB)

Anonymous

Oxford  (Anthems for Men's Voices, Vol. II)

2

If Ye Be Risen Again with Christ  (SATB, 2 Sopranos, Alto, Organ)

Gibbons, Orlando/Ouselay, Frederick

Novello  (1333)

2

If Ye Then Be Risen  (SSATB, Keyboard/Organ)

Powell, Robert J.

Abingdon  (APM-275)

2

If Ye Then Be Risen with Christ  (2-part Treble, Organ)

Wadley, F. W.

Novello  (#n.a.)

2
If You Would Be Risen with Christ Powell Paraclete (PPM01103) 2

Introit for Easter  (SATB, Trumpet, Organ)

Nelson, Ronald

Abingdon  (APM 599)

E
Light's Glittering Morn Dedecks the Sky Parker, H. T. CPDL  
Love is Come Again (SATB)
Love is Come Again - The Shaw-Parker Easter Carol Coll. (SATB)
Erickson
Parker/Shaw
AMSI 206
Schirmer/Hal Leonard H1 50481433
G
Love's Redeeming Work is Done (SATB) Thiman H.W.Gary 3042 G
Magdalen, Cease From Sobs and Sighs (SATB) Hurford Oxford X159 G
Magdlena/Early on that Easter Morn (SATB) Brahms/Scholz GIA G-6666 G
Maria Magdalene (SATB) Gabrieli CPDL, GIA G-2850 G
Miriam Dances at the Red Sea Schulz / Widmar Augsburg  
Most Glorious Lord of Life (2 pt mixed) harris Oxford 42.125 G
My Hope is Arisen (SATB, Brass) Latona Morning Star MSM50-6040 G
My Master from a Garden Rose (SATB) Daley Alliance Music Publications AMP0399 G
My Spirit Rejoices (Unison) Bach/Hruby Augsburg 11-0335 G
Now Glad of Heart (SATB, Brass, Timpani) Owens Paraclete PPM08612 G
Now is Christ Risen (SATB, trumpet or flute or chimes) Nystedt Augsburg 11-1453* G
Now the Green Blade Riseth - Ash Wed. to Easter for Choirs (SATB) Lindley Oxford G
O Night More Light Than Day Sedio Selah  
O Queen of Heaven/Regina Caeli (SATB) Holland E. C. Schirmer 3121 G
O Sing Unto the Lord a New Song (SATB, Brass) Willan C.F.Peters 6016 G
O Sons and Daughters - Ash Wed. to Easter for Choirs (SATB)
O Sons and Daughters (SAB, Trumpet)
O Sons and Daughters of the King (SATB)
Davies
Hogan
Benson
Oxford
E.C. Schirmer 4885
Hinshaw HMC 553
G
On Earth Has Dawned this Day of Days (2 pt)
On Earth Has Dawned this Day of Days (SATB)
Hopson
Benson
Chorusters Guild CGA709
Augsburg Fortress .8006-7628
G
On Easter Morn - The Shaw-Parker Easter Carol Coll. (SATB) Parker/Shaw Schirmer/Hal Leonard H1 50481433 G

Purge Out the Old Leaven Therefore  (SATB, 2 Violins, Organ)

Schütz, Heinrich/Stevens, Denis

C. F. Peters  (6593)

2
Regina Caeli (SATB) Aichinger/Rowan CPDL, GIA G-5536 G
Regina Caeli (2 pt. eq)Regina Caeli (SATB) Gounod/Walczak
Lotti

WLP 009603
CPDL

G
Regina Caeli Mozart CPDL  
Regina Caeli
Regina Caeli (SATB)
Soriano
Trapp
CPDL
Selah 405-5720
G
Regina Caeli Willaert CPDL  
Regina Caeli
Regina Caeli, Jubila (SSA)
Witt
Praetorius/Tomanek
CPDL
WLP 008790
G
Rejoice, O My Spirit (Unison) Bach G. Schirmer HL50305790 G
Rejoice, O Queen of Heaven (2 eq. or mixed) Andrews GIA G-1537 G

Ring Ye Bells of Easter Morning  (SATB, a cappella)

Besig, Don

Flammer  (A-6042)

1
Rise Up, My Love, My Fair One Willan Oxford 94-306 G

Share the Easter Joy (Unison/2-part, Keyboard,
opt. 3 oct. Handbells or Handchimes

Patterson, Mark

Choristers Guild  (CGA 851)

1
Sicut Cervus Palestrina CPDL PS
Since By Man Came Death / Messiah (SATB) Handel CPDL, G. Schirmer G
Sing Praise to Christ (SATB) Bach/Strube Concordia 98-1377 G
Sing, Joyous Christians (SATB) Lotti/Buzin Concordia 98-1456* G
Sing Ye to the Lord Bairstow CPDL G
Strife is O'er, The (SATB) Ley Oxford G

Surrexit Christus (SAB, opt Keyboard, 2 Trumpets, Basso Continuo)
Surrexit Christus Hodie (SATB/SATB)

Pergolesi/Giovanni B./Proulx, Richard
Scheidt/Rutter

GIA  (G-4300)
Collegium Music Publications CCS205

G

That Easter Morn  (SATB, Organ)

Noble, T. Tertius

J. Fischer  (8086)

G
This Gift is Free (SATB) Gramann E.C. Schirmer 7501 Vigil, Reading 6

This is the Day  (SATB, Keyboard)

Beebe, Hank

Hinshaw  (HPC 7001)

PS

This is the Day  (SATB/SATB)

Gallus, Jakobus

Concordia  (98-1702)

PS

This is the Day  (Unison, Keyboard, Flute)

Lau, Robert

Choristers Guild  (CGA 552)

PS

This is the Day 16th Century English Motet (SATB, a cappella)

Ed. by Rowan, William P.

GIA  (G-4404)

PS

This is the Day  (SSATB, Organ)
This is the Day (Unison)

Schroth, Godfrey
Sleeth

GIA  (G-6204)
Hinshaw HMC229

PS, G
This Is the Day that the Lord has Made (choral introit w/bells) Hopson MSM PS

This Is the Day the Lord Has Made  (Unison, Keyboard)
This is the Day the Lord Has Made (SATB)
This is the Day the Lord Has Made (SATB)

Gieseke
Franck/Proulx
Peeters

Concordia  (9802754) *
GIA G-4039
Augsburg 1260

PS, G
This is the Day the Lord Hath Made (SSA) Proulx GIA (downloadable) PS, 2

This Joyful Eastertide  (SATB, Organ )
This Joyful Eastertide (SATB)
This Joyful Eastertide - Ash Wed. to Easter for Choirs (SATB)
This Joyful Eastertide (SATB, brass)
This Joyful Eastertide - The Shaw-Parker Easter Carol Coll. (SATB)

Arr. by Routley, Erik
Harris
Ledger
Wyton
Parker/Shaw

GIA  (G-2301)
Novello NOV 29 0151
Oxford
H.W.Gray 2970
Schirmer/Hal Leonard H1 50481433

G
Today in Triumph Christ Arose (SATB) Buxtehude concordia 98-2578 * G

Triumph Day  (SATB, Organ, opt. Brass)

Wetzler, Robert

AMSI  (392)

2

Unto Him That Loved Us  (Unison, Keyboard)

Vaughn-Williams, Ralph

Concordia  (Morning Star Choir Book, Vol.  I)

E
Victimae Pascali Laudes Byrd CPDL

S

Victimae Pascali Laudes di Lasso CPDL S

Victimae Pascali Laudes  (SATB, 4 Brass Instruments,
opt. Organ/Keyboard/Latin/English)

Vittoria, Thomas Luis de

CPDL

S

Vidi Aquam (SATB)
Vidi Aquam (unison or 2 pt w/handbells)

Quinn
Hurd
GIA G-7379
GIA G-2512
Sp. Rite

Who Rolls Away the Stone  (SSATB, 2 Violins, Continue)

Hammerschmidt, A./Mueller, Harold

Concordia  (97-5166) *

G
Whole Bright World Rejoices Now, The - (Unison opt. fl. & handbells) Schalk Choristers Guild/Lorenz CGA 560 G
With a Voice of Singing (SATB)
With a Voice of Singing (SATB)
Jennings
Augsburg (downloadable)
Shaw 8103
G
Worthy Art Thou, O Lord (SATB) Willan Concordia 98-1015 G
Worthy is the Lamb that was Slain - Messiah (SATB) Handel CPDL, G. Schirmer G
Ye Choirs of New Jerusalem Stanford, C. V. CPDL  

* out of print

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