Deriving its composition from a poignant blend of classic and present-day expressions, this symphonic choral presentation gracefully balances masterworks alongside inspirational favorites, while maintaining accessiblilty by most choirs and orchestras. Follow along in chronological orderthe events of Holy Week in eight majestic movements.
From the opening strains of Finlandia (Sibelius) to the Finale's hallowed Hallelujah of Beethoven's Mount of Olives, presenters will thrill at the versatility provided. Experience traditional arrangements of such esteemed classics as Vivaldi's Concerto in G for cello, along with the contemporary numbers from well-known writers Jamie Owens-Collins, and Barry McGuire. Hear such timeless treasures as "Were You There?" "Ride on King Jesus" "Tis Midnight and on Olive's Brow" and the title selection "He Shall Arise" a resurrection text set to the popular Finlandia hymn tune. The Finale, utilizing the praise chorus "Thou the Promise" from Michael Card, offers a moving call to personal commitment.
Perform this treasure in its entirety or utilize any of the eight thematic sections for presentations or pageants already set in place. Various portions of this musical assortment are perfect for Palm Sunday and are also suitable for other Lenten-ralated services. Share anew the Resurrection story this Easter and experience one of the most exquisitely fresh works available this season.
37 minutes in length
• Part II - The Triumphal Entry
• Part III - The Last Supper
• Part IV - Gethsemane
• Part V - The Arrest and Trial
• Part VI - The Crucifixion
• Part VII - The Resurrection
• Part VIII - The Promise