At the Cross of Our Savior

Year of composition
Martin Staub
Easy (Grades 1-3)
3 minutes
Instrumental parts
Not available

In the anthem, AT THE CROSS OF OUR SAVIOR, the listener is positioned at the base of the cross, being able to see Jesus and taking in the scene all around. The listener becomes an eyewitness to the event we call Good Friday. The music sounds out loud, dramatic minor chords in the in the introduction and interludes and gives a somber flavor to the sad event taking place on Calvary. In the last verse, the listener is recalling the events and thinking that all hope is gone, but it ends in a resolved major chord, shedding a little light on the future and the resurrection yet to come.

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