Christ ist erstanden

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"Christ ist erstanden"
Apel Codex, manuscript from c. 1500
English Christ is risen
Language German
Published c. 1500 (1500)

"Christ ist erstanden" (Christ is risen) is a German Easter hymn.[1] It appeared in the Apel Codex, a manuscript from around 1500.

The hymn appeared in translations in 24 hymnals.[2] It inspired vocal and organ music from the Renaissance to contemporary periods, including composers such as Michael Praetorius, Heinrich Schütz and Enjott Schneider, among others.[3]


  1. ^ "Chorale Melodies used in Bach's Vocal Works / Christ ist erstanden". 2011. Retrieved 4 July 2014. 
  2. ^ "Christ ist erstanden". Retrieved 4 July 2014. 
  3. ^ "Christ ist erstanden". Carus-Verlag. Retrieved 4 July 2014. 

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