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The Exultet is sung by the deacon after the Paschal Candle has been brought into the church on Easter Saturday night (evening, midnight, or before dawn.) Sung by the light of Candles. Keep to the mode and when you can't read the music, the mode just keeps going!
Comments on the Liturgy, the Theology, the language are on the
The manuscript below is based on seven .gif images. These are the best I have, other types of files don't work so well. Print them using your image reader (eg Windows Picture and Fax viewer in Windows.) They should fit an A4 page.
This is not the definitive version of the exultet. You may have a slightly different chant, or use different words or language. Feel free to adapt for your needs. (I would love to hear from you if you do! email Linda. The music is modal, and can be sung as a chant in that mode, rather than sticking religiously to the notes given here. Pitch it to suit your own voice. (This pitch as written does suit my own soprano.)
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