Wesley Charles - Christ The Lord tab

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Christ the Lord is Risen Today, Charles Wesley, 1707-1788
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Arranged and tabbed by Michael T. Frizzell 
January 5, 1995
Key of G, 4/4 Time

1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 1 + 2 + 3 4 + 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 Gsus4 G / / / C / / / G / C / G D G / C / / /E-----------|----0-0---|------------------|----------|------0---|B---0-3-3---|--1-----3-|--0-1-3----1--0-1-|--0-------|--1-3---3-|Go-^0-----0-|-^0-------|-^0-I-I-0-^0--I-I-|-^0-2-0h0-|-^0-------|Do-^0-------|-^2---2---|-^0-I-I-I-^2--I-I-|-^0-0-0h0-|-^2---2---|A--^2---2---|-^3-------|-^2-I-I-I-^3--I-I-|-^2---2h2-|-^3-------|E--^3-------|----------|-^3-I-I-I-----I-I-|-^3---3h3-|----------| I_I I_I I_I 2 2 2 1 2 2 2 1 2 1 2 1 2 1 2 2 2 2 - 2 1 2 1 T T T T T T T T T - T T
1 2 3 4 1 + 2 + 3 4 & 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4
C / / / G / C / G D G / D G D / G D G /E-----------|------------------|-----------|-^2-^3-^5---|-^3-^5-^7h7-|B---1-0-0---|--0-1-3----1--0-1-|--0----0h0-|-^3-^3-^7---|-^3-^7-^8h8-|G--^0-----2-|-^0-I-I-0-^0--I-I-|-^0-2-^0h0-|-^2-^4-^7-7-|-^4-^7-^7h7-|D--^2---0---|-^0-I-I-I-^2--I-I-|-^0-0-^0h0-|----------0-|-------^0h0-|A--^3-------|-^2-I-I-I-^3--I-I-|-^2---^2h2-|------------|------------|E-----------|-^3-I-I-I-----I-I-|-^3---^3h3-|------------|------------| I_I I_I I_I 2 2 2 1 2 1 2 1 2 1 2 2 2 2 - 2 T T T T T T T - T T T T T T T -
1 + 2 + 3 4 & 1 2 3 4 1 + 2 + 3 4 1 2 3 4 D2 D2 D Dsus4 G / D / D / D D G CE--2-3-5----3--2-3-|--2--0------|----0-2---^3----|-----0---0----|B-^3-I-I-3-^0--I-I-|-^3-----3h3-|-^3-I-I-3-^0--0-|--1---------3-|G-^2-I-I-I-^0--I-I-|-^2---------|-^2-I-I-I-^0----|-^0------0----|D-^0-I-I-I-^0--I-I-|-^0-----0---|-^0-I-I-I-^0----|-^2-----------|A------I-I-^2--I-I-|-----0------|--I-I-I-I-^2----|-^3-----------|E------I-I-^3--I-I-|------------|--I-I-I-I-^3----|--------------| I_I I_I I_I I_I I_I 2 1 2 1 2 1 2 2 2 1 - 1 2 2 1 1 1 2 2 1 T T T T T T T T T
C / / / G / C 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 1 2 3 4 rit. repeat G C G D G C / / / G / CE--3-2-3----0-2-3-5-|--3--2--3h3--||B-^3-I-I-3-^1-I-I-I-|-^0-^3-^0h0--||G-^3-I-I-I-^0-I-I-I-|-^0-^2-^0h0-o||D-^0-I-I-I-^2-I-I-I-|-^0-^0-^0h0-o||A-^2-I-I-I-^3-I-I-I-|-^2----^2h2--||E-^3-I-I-I----I-I-I-|-^3----^3h3--||
I_I I_I I_I I_I 2 1 2 1 2 1 2 1 2 2 2 - Fine T T T T T G / C / G Gsus4 C / G D G 1. Christ the Lord is risen today, Al- - - - le - lu - ia! C / / / G Gsus4 C / G D G Sons of men and angels say, Al- - - - le - lu - ia! D G D / G D G D Dsus4 G D D2 / Raise your joys and Triumphs high, Al- - - - le - lu - ia! D D2 D G C / G C G D G Sing, ye heavens, and earth reply, Al- - - - le - lu - ia! 2. Love's re-deem-ing work is done, Al- - - - le - lu - ia! Fought the fight, the battle won; Al- - - - le - lu - ia! Death in vain for-bids Him rise; Al- - - - le - lu - ia! Christ has o-pened Par-a-dise. Al- - - - le - lu - ia! 3. Lives a-gain our glo-rious King; Al- - - - le - lu - ia! Where, O death is now thy sting? Al- - - - le - lu - ia! Dy-ing once, He all doth save; Al- - - - le - lu - ia! Where thy vic-to-ry, O grave? Al- - - - le - lu - ia! 4. Soar we now where Christ has led, Al- - - - le - lu - ia! Fol-lowing our ex-alt-ed Head; Al- - - - le - lu - ia! Made like Him, like Him we rise; Al- - - - le - lu - ia! Ours the cross, the grave, the skies. Al- - - - le - lu- ia! A-MEN. Chords used: D2 Dsus4 D G C
EADGBE EADGBE EADGBE EADGBE EADGBE ------ ------ ------ ------ ----1- ---1-- ---1-- ---1-2 -1---- --2--- ----2- ----23 ----3- 2----3 -3---- ------ ------ ------ ------ ------
Notation:E-^0-B-^1- =downstroke strum of aG-^0- C chord without theD-^2- bass E stringA-^3-E-^X-
T -
E--3-B-^0- =downstroke strum of aG-^0- G chord while simultaneously plucking the open high E noteD-^0- (1st string) with the 2nd finger of the right hand.A-^2E-^3- The fingerings written are optional and represent only one way of fingering the passages. 2 - 2=middle finger right hand T T=thumb right hand
1 2 GE-^7h7B-^8h8 =downstroke strum of aG-^7h7 G chord (D chord at 7th fret)D----- and held for a second count.A-----E-----
T -
1 2 + C /E--------- =Strum the C chord with a downstroke of the thumb andB--1--0-1- simutaneously pluck the 2nd string with middle finger right
hand.G-^0--I-I- This is held for 1 count (a quarter note).D-^2--I-I- On the count of 2, pluck the open 2nd string with index
finger r.h.A-^3--I-I- This is only held for half a count (1/8th note). On the '+',
theE-----I-I- middle finger plucks the 2nd string with right hand in normal
I_I C chord position. 2 1 2 T The I_I indicates 1/8th notes.  Mike Frizzell MTFrizzell@aol.com "Blasting, billowing, bursting forth, with the power of 10 billion butterfly sneezes..." --Moody Blues
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