- Text Writer: Carol McClure
- Vocal Part(s): Unison
- Vocal Range: e flat – f’
- Key: F Mixolydian
- Meter: 6/8
- Accompanying Instrument(s): Improvised percussion
Target Age Group: Grades K-2 or Grades 3-6
Description: Shout Aloud This Easter Day!, composed for our 2011-2012 Viva Voce curriculum, is an easily learned option for a choral introit or anthem for Easter Day. The anthem may be sung a cappella or with an improvised percussion accompaniment, giving the choristers an opportunity to create their own accompaniment parts.
- call and response, line by line
- Intervallic Tuning: Tuning melodic intervals
- Rhythmic Improvisation: Creating accompaniment parts with varied patterns and accents
Shout aloud this Easter Day! Christ has risen from the grave! Heaven and earth together say, Alleluia!