Christ our Paschal Lamb (Adrian Batten)

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  • (Posted 2021-11-16) 
CPDL #66734:  Original pitch, for TTBarB:      
CPDL #66733:  Transposed up a minor third for AATB:      
Editor: Jason Smart (submitted 2021-11-16).   Score information: A4, 5 pages, 129 kB   Copyright: CC BY NC ND
Edition notes: Edited from the Barnard Partbooks. Original note values retained.
  • (Posted 2018-04-22)  CPDL #49418:  Network.png
Editor: Christopher Shaw (submitted 2018-04-22).   Score information: A4, 6 pages, 68 kB   Copyright: Personal
Edition notes: Includes a keyboard reduction of the a cappella choral score. Please click on the link for preview/playback/PDF download. This edition is offered at original pitch for TTTB and also transposed up a fourth for AATB.

General Information

Title: Christ our Paschal Lamb
Composer: Adrian Batten
Lyricist: BCP,1549create page

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicings: TTTB and AATB
Genre: SacredAnthem

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published:
Description: Setting of gobbett of Cranmer's text for the service of Holy Communion which was included in the BCP 1549, but was dropped by the less transient BsCP of 1552 or 1559.

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Original text and translations

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Christ our Paschal Lamb is offered for us, once for all,
when he bore our sins in his body on the cross:
for he is the very Lamb of God, that taketh away the
sins of the world. Wherefore let us keep a joyful and holy
feast with the Lord.