John Speller's Web Pages Easter Virelay

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Easter Virelay
It is slightly puzzling why Bishop Coxe titled this piece Easter Virelay, since although it is somewhat chiasmic in its structure the rhyming scheme does not follow the classic structure of a virelay. I have modified the well-known German chorale, In dir ist Freude, to fit the text.
The Right Rev. Arthur Cleveland Coxe, D.D., LL.D. (1818-1896), Second Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Western New York. Image courtesy of Wikipedia Commons
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