Christ ist erstanden

Meter: Irregular
Source: Old German, 12th c.
Proper Text: Christ Is Arisen (Christ ist erstanden)

Zahn No. 8584

Erstanden ist (Christ ist erstanden)

Meter: 8.8.
Source: Strassburg Hymnal, 1545
Proper Text: Arisen Is the Holy Christ (Erstanden ist der heilig Christ)

Zahn No. 8

This tune was often appended to the hymns “Christ Is Arisen (Christ ist erstanden)” and “Christ Rose to Heaven (Christ fuhr gen Himmel),” with a text in 8.8., each stanza followed by a repetition of the tune with fourfold Alleluia. The setting used here is by Michael Praetorius, 1607.