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12 March 2010

Surrexit Christus (Taizé)











English Verses:
1. All you heavens bless the Lord, Surrexit Christus, Alleluia!
stars of the heavens bless the Lord. Cantate Domino, Alleluia!

2. Sun and moon bless the Lord, Surrexit Christus, Alleluia!
and you night and day bless the Lord. Cantate Domino, Alleluia!

3. Frost and cold bless the Lord, Surrexit Christus, Alleluia!
ice and snow bless the Lord. Cantate Domino, Alleluia!

4. Fire and heat bless the Lord, Surrexit Christus, Alleluia!
and you light and darkness bless the Lord. Cantate Domino, Alleluia!

5. Spirits and souls of the just bless the Lord, Surrexit Christus, Alleluia!
Saints and the humble hearted bless the Lord. Cantate Domino, Alleluia!
6. Give thanks to the Lord for God is good, Surrexit Christus, Alleluia!
For God's love has no end. Cantate Domino, Alleluia!

7. The Lord is my strength, the Lord is my song, Surrexit Christus, Alleluia!
He has been my Saviour, Cantate Domino, Alleluia!

8. I shall not die, I shall live, Surrexit Christus, Alelluia!
I shall live and recount his deeds! Cantate Domino, Alleluia!
See also:
Music: Jacques Berthier (English bio) (French bio)

See my other blog postings in the "Taizé" series of chants.

Official Taizé Community Website

Wikipedia information on the Taizé Community
- in French
- in English

5 comments:

  1. Thanks, Jonathan!

    You wouldn't have the lyrics to the verses, would you? (They are in multiple languages - am trying to transcribe them by listening...)

    Thanks. Surrexit Christus!

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  2. Jane,

    Unfortunately, not. I have the English verses though. E-mail/facebook me if you need it.

    Thanks,

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    1. I would also be thankfull for the verses, we will sing it at a friends wedding.
      My email is: trimmele@web.de

      Greetings from Germany

      Thomas

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    2. Please Can I get the english verses. Thanks. email. femenchaazombofabrice@gmail.com

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  3. Please can I get them written in sofa notations (all the four parts)? I'd be very grateful. hubertusking89@gmail.com

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