Scripture Verse

They shall mock Him, and shall scourge Him, and shall spit upon Him, and shall kill Him: and the third day He shall rise again. Mark 10:34

Introduction

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Ludwig Senfl (ca. 1486-ca. 1543)

Words: Ve­nan­ti­us For­tu­na­tus (530–609) (Tem­po­ra flor­i­ge­ro ru­ti­lant dis­tinc­ta se­re­no). Trans­lat­ed from La­tin to Ger­man by Carl E. P. Wack­er­na­gel, Deutsche Kirch­en­lied (Stutt­gart, Ger­ma­ny: 1841 & Leip­zig, 1864–77) (Al­so heil­ig ist der Tag). Trans­lat­ed from Ger­man to Eng­lish by Ar­thur T. Rus­sell, Psalms and Hymns (Cam­bridge, Eng­land: John Deigh­ton, 1851), num­ber 106.

Music: Al­so Heil­ig Ist der Tag Lud­wig Senfl, 1544 (🔊 pdf nwc).

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Venantius Fortunatus
(530–609)

Lyrics

Hallow we with praise the day
When Jesus chased the shades of death away
And from the tomb victorious rose,
That His saints with Him might rise
And dwell in light for ever beyond the skies.
Thou who hast saved us from our foes,
O Lord most mighty! Have mercy on us.