Who shall roll us away the stone? (George William Torrance)
- Editor: James Gibb (submitted 2021-06-21). Score information: A4, 8 pages, 235 kB Copyright: CPDL
- Edition notes:
Title: Who shall roll us away the stone?
Composer: George William Torrance
Source of text: Mark 16:3; Luke 24:5; Mark 28:6; I Corinthians 15:20.22 & 57
Number of voices: 5vv Voicing: SSATB
Genre: Sacred, Anthem for Easter
First published: 1899 The Musical Times no.672
Original text and translations
Mark 16:3b Who shall roll us away the stone from the door of the sepulchre?
Luke 24:5b Why seek ye the living among the dead?
Matthew 28:6 He is not here: for he is risen, as he said. Come, see the place where the Lord lay.
I Cor.15:20 But now is Christ risen from the dead, and become the first-fruits of them that slept.
I Cor.15:22 For as in Adam all die, even so in Christ shall all be made alive.
I Cor.15:57 But thanks be to God, which giveth us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ.