Christ arose (Robert Lowry)

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  • (Posted 2019-06-22)   CPDL #54599:       
Editor: Andrew Sims (submitted 2019-06-22).   Score information: A4, 1 page, 58 kB   Copyright: CPDL
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General Information

Title: Christ arose
Composer: Robert Lowry
Lyricist: Robert Lowry

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredHymn

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

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External websites: http://www.embassysingers.de

Original text and translations

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1 Low in the grave he lay, Jesus my Saviour,
waiting the coming day, Jesus my Lord!
Refrain:
Up from the grave he arose;
as the victor over all his foes;
he arose in triumph from the dark domain,
and he lives forever, with his saints to reign.
He arose! He arose! Alleluia! Christ arose!

2 Vainly they guard his bed, Jesus my Saviour,
vainly they seal the dead, Jesus my Lord! [Refrain]

3 Death cannot keep his prey, Jesus my Saviour;
he tore the bars away, Jesus my Lord! [Refrain]