June 26, 2016

Time After Pentecost — Lectionary 13 (Year C)

The word simple is sometimes used as a criticism. But it can also describe art that is elegant and profound. Be moved by such music on the next Sing For Joy.


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Scriptures for this Program

  • (1R) 1 Kings 19:15-16, 19-21
  • (PS) Psalm 16
  • (2R) Galatians 5:1, 13-25
  • (G) Luke 9:51-62

Open Thou Mine EyesJohn Rutter / Lancelot Andrewes, lyricist (2R)
The Cambridge Singers / John Rutter
(CD) A Portrait of the Cambridge Singers / COLLEGIUM RECORDS / CSCD 500
© 1990 Collegium Records, Naxos of America, Inc., Suite 28, 1810 Columbia Avenue, Franklin, TN, 37064, USA

Four Hymns: God's Son Has Made Me Free (Excerpt), Op. 74, No. 2Edvard Grieg / Hans A. Brorson, lyricist (2R)
The St. Olaf Choir: Northfield, MN / Kenneth Jennings
(CD) Beautiful Savior / ST. OLAF RECORDS / E-1260
© 1991 St. Olaf Records, St. Olaf College 1520 St. Olaf Avenue, Northfield, MN, 55057, USA

Old American Songs, Set 1: Simple Gifts (SIMPLE GIFTS)Shaker Tune / Shaker Hymn, lyricist / Aaron Copland, arranger / Irving Fine, arranger (2R)
The Vancouver Chamber Choir / Linda Lee Thomas, accompanist / Jon Washburn
(CD) Simple Gifts / CBC RECORDS / SMCD5097
© 1991 CBC Records, P.O. Box 500 Station A, Toronto, Ontario, MSW 1E6, Canada

Die Frucht des Geistes ist Liebe (The Fruit of the Spirit is Love)Johann Christian Geisler / Moravian Traditional, lyricist (2R)
The Boston Baroque Choir: Boston, MA / The Boston Baroque Orchestra, ensemble / Martin Pearlman
(CD) Lost Music of Early America / TELARC / CD-80482
© 1998 Telarc, Concord Music Group, 100 North Crescent Drive, Garden Level, Beverly Hills, CA, 90210, USA

Freedom is Coming / SiyahambaSouth African Traditional / South African Traditional, lyricist / Anders Nyberg, arranger (2R)
The American Boychoir: Princeton, NJ / James Litton
(CD) By Request / EMI (ANGEL, EMI CLASSICS, EMI RECORDS, LTD) / 7243 5 55247 2 0
© 1996 EMI (Angel, EMI Classics, EMI Records, Ltd), 304 Park Avenue South, New York, NY, 10010, USA

Draw Us In the Spirit's Tether (UNION SEMINARY)Harold Friedell / Percy Dearmer, lyricist (2R, G)
St. Thomas Choir of Men and Boys: New York, NY / Judith Hancock, accompanist / Gerre Hancock
(CD) Praise the Lord / ARGO / 425 800-2
© 1990 Argo, London, England

Be Thou My Vision (SLANE)Irish Traditional / Irish Traditional, lyricist (G)
Choir of Yorkminster Park Baptist Church / Ronald S. Jordan, accompanist / Catherine M. Palmer
(CD) Bless Ye The Lord / MARQUIS CLASSICS / 7 7471-81243-2 6
© 1991 Marquis Classics, 30 Kenilworth Avenue, Toronto, M4L 3S3, Canada

Keep Yo' Hand on that PlowAfrican American Spiritual / Alice Parker, arranger (G)
Musicians of Melodious Accord / Alice Parker
(CD) Spiritual Songs / MUSICAL HERITAGE SOCIETY / MHS 512412K
© 1989 Musical Heritage Society, USA