Church Service for Easter Sunday 31 March 2013

Waiapu Cathedral of St John the Evangelist CC BY Napier Art Deco crop
Waiapu Cathedral of St John the Evangelist CC BY Napier Art Deco.

Our Easter service comes from Waiapu Cathedral of St John the Evangelist in Napier, and is led by Bishop John Bluck.

We begin with the organ introduction, 'Christ Lag in Todesbanden' by J.S. Bach, played by organist and choir leader Gary Bowler.

All music performed by the congregation, choir and choristers of Waiapu Cathedral of St John the Evangelist in Napier, conducted and accompanied by Gary Bowler.

Music details

'Christ Lag in Todesbanden': J.S. Bach.

'Jesus Christ is Risen Today': Compleat Psalmodist 1749. Arr. William Henry Monk.

'The Angel Rolled the Stone Away': Trad. Arr. Smith/Greening.

'This Joyful Eastertide': Trad. Arr. Charles Wood.

'This is the Day': Trad.' An Easter Alleluya': Gordon Slater.

'Light's Glittering Morn Bedecks the Sky': Words. Trad. Music Aurora Lucis.

'Carol of the Exodus': Music; Trad. Words, G.R. Woodward.

'We Are an Easter People': Words, Bill Wallace. Music, Alison Carey.

'Now the Green Blade Riseth': Music trad. Words J.Crum.

'Thine be the Glory'. Music - Maccabeus. Words - Edmund Budry.

'Tuba Tune': C.S. Lang.

Recorded by Barry Hartley. Produced by Justin Gregory and Lisa Thompson.