Saturday, April 23, 2011

Exsultet - Liturgie de la Lumiere - Happy Easter!

I love this version of the Easter Proclamation, Exsultet, from the Easter Vigil, 2008, at the Basilique-Cathédrale Sainte-Marie et Sainte-Réparate de Nice, France.

The Easter Vigil liturgy is the most beautiful liturgy in the Roman Catholic Church. This walks through the Easter Vigil, and includes the words to the Exsultet:

For more information about the Exsultet and its history, see::


  1. who wrote the music for this Exsultet?

    1. As far as I know this Easter proclamation/hymn of praise was composed--who knows by whom?--between the 5th and 7th centuries. If I find out more, I'll post it.