251. Christ Has Arisen, Alleluia

Text Information
First Line: Christ has arisen, alleluia
Title: Christ Has Arisen, Alleluia
Author: Bernard Kyamanywa (1966)
Translator: Howard S. Olson (1969)
Publication Date: 2013
Meter: 9.9.9.9 with refrain
Scripture: Matthew 28:5-7; Mark 16:1-8; Luke 24:1-12; 1 Corinthians 15:55-57
Topic: Christian Year: Easter Vigil; Christian Year: Resurrection/Easter; Jesus Christ: Resurrection (1 more...)
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Let us sing praise to him with endless joy
Copyright: © 1977 Howard S. Olson (admin. Augsburg Fortress)
Tune Information
Name: MFURAHINI, HALELUYA
Meter: 9.9.9.9 with refrain
Key: F Major or modal
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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