There is a wealth of wonderful music inspired by the good news of Easter. Below is a selection of the hymns we typically enjoy at St Peter Mancroft over Eastertide, along with some suggested choral works for seasonal listening. 

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Alleluia, alleluia! hearts to heaven

Alleluia, alleluia, give thanks

At the lamb’s high feast we sing

Christ is alive! Let Christians sing

Christ the Lord is risen again

Good Christians all, rejoice and sing

Jesus Christ is risen today

Now is eternal life

Now the green blade riseth

The day of resurrection

The strife is o’er 

Thine be the glory

This joyful Eastertide

We have a gospel to proclaim

Ye choirs of new Jerusalem


Choral works

Blessed be the God & Father Wesley

Christ the Lord is risen again Rutter

Dum transisset Sabbatum Taverner

Haec dies Byrd

Hallelujah from ‘Messiah’ Handel 

Most glorious Lord of life Chilcott

Sing ye to the Lord Bairstow

Surrexit Christus hodie Scheidt

Victimae paschali Byrd

The Easter song of praise Shephard

The lamb has come to us MacMillan

The strife is o’er Ley

This joyful Eastertide arr. Wood

Worthy is the lamb from ‘Messiah’

Ye choirs of new Jerusalem Stanford