Lo, Judah's Lion | Download Edition
Item #: D-6828
The notes on this piece state, “‘Lo, Judah’s Lion’ should take on the character of a wild victory dance.” Indeed, the hymn text (with roots in early-17th century Bohemia) takes on a whole new exuberance through the constant 3+3+2 rhythmic pattern. The words compare Jesus’ victory over death with the conquests of David and Samson, each verse ending with an Alleluia and an invitation to praise the Lord.
The Lutheran Hymnal, 1940; Bohemian, ca. 1650
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Easter Vigil, Easter Sunday
Words © 1940, 1982 Concordia Publishing House. Music © 2008 GIA.