Christ rising agayne from the dead, now dyeth not. Death from henceforth hath no power uppon him. For in that he dy'd, he dy'd but once to put away sinne, but in that he lyveth, he lyveth unto God. In Christ Jesus our Lord. Christ is risen againe, the first fruits of them that sleepe, forseeing, that by man came death, by man also commeth the resurrection of the dead. For as by Adam all men do dye, so by Christ all men shal be restored to lyfe. Amen.
W. Byrd sets stanza 1 in (at least) one setting - see below for more information
W. Byrd sets stanza 2 in (at least) one setting - see below for more information
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Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)
- by William Byrd (1542?3? - 1623), "Christ rising again", published 1589, stanza 1 [AATTTB chorus and viol consort (3 teno viols, 1 bass viol) or organ], from the collection Songs of sundrie natures, no. 46. [text verified 1 time]
- by William Byrd (1542?3? - 1623), "Christ is risen again", published 1589, stanza 2 [AATTTB chorus and viol consort (3 tenor viols, 1 bass viol) or organ], from the collection Songs of sundrie natures, no. 47. [text verified 1 time]
Set in a modified version by Thomas Tallis.
Researcher for this text: Emily Ezust [Administrator]
This text was added to the website: 2010-08-09
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Word count: 89