SATB with organ and brass quintet (2 Trumpets in B-flat, Horn in F, Trombone, Tuba). Quotes the chant tune Victimae paschali. Big and celebratory.
Easter triumph! Easter joy! Jesus lives and death is destroyed.
Cross and grave are past. Jesus lives at last. Sing and shout the gospel message.
Let our alleluias blaze. Alleluia.
Jesus Christ, our world's redeemer, came to earth, sent by God's hand.
Now he reigns in heavenly triumph, tell the news throughout the land.
Bring the blazing gospel message to our world so full of need.
Jesus reigns alive and active, bringing life in word and deed.