Descant to ’St Albinus’ (Jesus lives! thy terrors now) (Bb major)

Composer
H. J. Gauntlett
Year of composition
2000
Lyricist
Christian Gellert
Difficulty
Moderate (Grades 4-6)
Duration
1 minute
Genre
Classical music
Instrumentation
Choir + keyboard
Instrumental parts
Not available
Related scores
Descant to ’St Edmund’ (Songs of thankfulness and praise), Descant to ’Westminster Abbey’ (Blessed city, heavenly Salem/Christ is made the sure foundation) HAMR 620, AMNS 332, NEH 204-205, Scully (Jesus Christ is risen: The feast, good Christians, therefore keep) EASTER HYMN, Cloth Fair (There’s a wideness in God’s mercy), Sancta Maria Magdalena (Mary, weep not, weep no longer) EASTER HYMN, Descant to ’Strength and Stay’ (O Strength and Stay upholding all creation), The Easter Anthems (Anglican Chant), Descant to ’St Peter’ (As now the sun’s declining rays/How sweet the name of Jesus sounds), Mackintosh (Light of the minds that know him), Descant to ’Breslau’ (Take up thy cross the Saviour said), St Teilo (Lord of beauty, thine the splendour), Acton Park (The Son of God proclaim), Newton West Kirby (Stars of the morning, so gloriously bright) NEH 193, Descant to ’St Clement’ (The day thou gavest, Lord, is ended) (Ab major), Woodbury (From Heaven’s bounty, Jesus blest), Descant to ’Crimond’ (The Lord’s my shepherd, I’ll not want), Three Hymns to Our Lady (2): Glan Ely (Shall we not love thee, Mother dear?) NOW WITH DESCANT, Descant to ’Quem Pastores’ (Jesus, good above all other), Three Hymns to Our Lady (3): Mirfield (Hail, O Star that pointest), Descant to ’Richmond’ (City of God, how broad and far / Fill thou my life, O Lord my God), Three Hymns to Our Lady (1): Cathays (O Glorious Maid, exalted far), Descant to ’Aberystwyth’ (Jesu, lover of my soul) and Descant to ’Praise, my soul’ (Praise, my soul, the King of heaven)

It is possible to perform this arrangement in two ways:

Either/

with the sopranos singing the descant, the rest of the choir and the congregation singing the melody, and the organ playing the accompaniment

Or/

with all the singers singing the melody and the organ playing the accompaniment as written.

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