Lo, Judah's Lion | Download Edition

by Stephen J. Rohde

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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.

Series: Choral

Text Source: The Lutheran Hymnal, 1940; Bohemian, ca. 1650

Style: Traditional

Number of Pages: 8

Difficulty Level: E

Vocal Forces: SATB

Accompaniment: Keyboard

Language: English

Translator: John Bajus

Liturgical: Easter Vigil, Easter Sunday

Season: Eastertide

Edition Format: PDF

Copyright: Words © 1940, 1982 Concordia Publishing House. Music © 2008 GIA.