Exsultet: A Contemporary Easter Proclamation

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This setting replaces the traditional Exsultet of the Great Vigil of Easter with a more contemporary and yet mystical proclamation. Rather than being set for a single voice, it uses a variety of single and group voices - all women, all men, 4 single voices, as well as a repeated bidding (from the cantor) and refrain (from the congregation and full choir). As in all plainsong,the sung rhythm should follow the rhythm of the words, and not follow the more rigid playback of the score.

Score ID
Year of composition
Roger Bond
Easy (Grades 1-3)
4 minutes
Classical music

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