Behold. the Angel of the Lord (Berthold Tours)
- Editor: James Gibb (submitted 2021-05-09). Score information: A4, 11 pages, 267 kB Copyright: CPDL
- Edition notes:
Title: Behold. the Angel of the Lord
Composer: Berthold Tours
Source of text: Matt. 28:2,5 & 6; I Cor.15:20; Rom. 6:9; I Cor.15:55; Ps.47:1; Ps.145:3; Ps.113:2
Number of voices: 4vv Voicing: SATB, with S & B solos.
Genre: Sacred, Anthem for Easter
First published: 1892 The Musical Times no.589
Original text and translations
Matt.28:2 Behold,... the Angel of the Lord descended from heaven,
Matt.28:5a And the angel said:
Matt.28:6a He is not here: for he is risen, as he said.
1 Cor.15:20 Christ is risen from the dead, and become the first-fruits of them that slept.
Rom.6:9 Christ being raised from the dead dieth no more; death hath no more dominion over him.
1 Cor.15:55 O death, where is thy sting? O grave, where is thy victory?
Ps.47:1b O sing unto God with the voice of melody.
Ps.145:3a Great is the Lord, and marvellous worthy to be praised:
Ps.113:2 Let the Name of the Lord be blessed, from this time forth for evermore.