That Easter Day with Joy Was Bright

Steven Van Wye

Translator: John Mason Neale

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Vocal Forces: SATB

Accompaniment: Organ

Text Source: Latin hymn, 5th c., alt.

Series: Choral

Difficulty Level: E/M


The familiar text is paired with an original tune; filled with infectious joy, this piece briskly moves at a bright tempo. The playful shifting of meters in this setting adds to the liveliness of the rhythm, creating an exuberance that is fitting to the Easter season.

Categories: Choral Vocal

Seasonal: Eastertide

Liturgical: Easter Sunday

Number of Pages: 12

Language: English

Format: Octavo