EXPLANATION OF THE GLOSSING SYSTEM
(to understand how I describe the signs in this translation).
1. LOOK-AROUND"lk-lk-lk", EARTH WAKE-UP AGAIN. ALLELUIA!
WINTER (<) COLD, (>) PAIN, NOW GONE. ALLELUIA!
WE BRING LEAF, FLOWER, WREATH. ALLELUIA!
DECORATE FOR HAPPY DAY. ALLELUIA!
2. HAPPEN AGAIN WORD BECOME TRUE. ALLELUIA!
EVERYTHING HERE EARTH BECOME NEW. ALLELUIA!
NOW (<) DARK (>) COLD DAY END. ALLELUIA!
(<) SPRING, (>) HAPPY, WE APPROACH. ALLELUIA!
3. (<) BEFORE MOURN, (>) NOW PRAISE. ALLELUIA!
FUNERAL SONG SET-ASIDE, BEGIN WEDDING SONG. ALLELUIA!
OUR SPIRIT (<) SOAR, (>) SING. ALLELUIA!
OUR HEART JUMP-FOR-JOY, WHY? SPRING. ALLELUIA!
Notes: LOOK-AROUND"lklklk" (2h)[V], POs down, FOs away, circle alt. parallel to the chest while mouthing "lk-lk-lk".
ALLELUIA! - CLAP-HANDS~CELEBRATE + open hands into (2h) while lifting.
LEAF - NDH  holds FT against wrist of  while DH moves from side to side as if it were a leaf.
WREATH - (2h)[C], POs away, FOs up, makes an arc like the shape of a wreath moving from 12:00 to 6:00 on an imaginary clock face facing the signer.
APPROACH - (2h)[B], FOs up, DH PO away, ND is held in front of NDH and palm faces it, then both hands approach one another slightly.
SET-ASIDE - (2h)[B], POs > DS, with DH higher, palms are pressed against imaginary wall that is pushed to one side.
SOAR - [B], PO away, FO up, shoots diagonally upwards.
JUMP-FOR-JOY - Start with the sign STAND and repeatedly and rapidly raise and lower the DH while curling the FT to show a person jumping.
Lo, the earth awakes again, alleluia!
From the winter's bond and pain, alleluia!
Bring we leaf and flower and spray, alleluia!
To adorn this happy day, alleluia!
Once again the word comes true, alleluia!
All the earth shall be made new, alleluia!
Now the dark, cold days are o'er, alleluia!
Spring and gladness are before, alleluia!
Change, then, mourning into praise, alleluia!
And, for dirges, anthems raise, alleluia!
How our spirits soar and sing, alleluia!
How our spirits leap with the spring, alleluia!
To hear a performance of this song, go to Lo, the Earth awakes again (No. 61).