March 22, 2020

Fourth Sunday in Lent (Year A)

Some music of the church is meant for certain seasons of the year. Other music moves easily from season to season. You can hear and enjoy both kinds on this episode of Sing For Joy. Join us.


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Scriptures for this Program

  • (1R) 1 Samuel 16:1-13
  • (PS) Psalm 23
  • (2R) Ephesians 5:8-14
  • (G) John 9:1-41

Walk As Children of LightRandall Thompson (2R)
The St. Olaf Choir: Northfield, MN / Kenneth Jennings
(CD) Out of Darkness, Let Light Shine / ST. OLAF RECORDS / E-1840
© 1991 St. Olaf Records, St. Olaf College 1520 St. Olaf Avenue, Northfield, MN, 55057, USA

Holy is the True LightGerald Near / G.H. Palmer, lyricist (2R)
Cathedral Choir of the Cathedral of St. John: Albuquerque, NM / Maxine Thévenot
(CD) The Immortal Air: Anthems and Canticles / RAVEN / OAR-954
© 2013 Raven, P. O. Box 25111, Richmond, VA, 23261, USA

Psalm 23Bill (Grayston) Ives (PS)
The Choir of Magdalen College: Oxford, United Kingdom / Bill (Grayston) Ives
(CD) Listen, Sweet Dove / HARMONIA MUNDI / HMU 907420
© 2006 Harmonia Mundi, 1117 Chestnut Street, Burbank, CA, 91506-1624, USA

Come Open, Lord, the Heart and Ear (EISENACH)J.H. Schein / Omer Westendorf, lyricist / Johann Sebastian Bach, arranger (G)
The Schola Cantorum of St. Peter the Apostle: Chicago, IL / Douglas S. Williams, accompanist / J. Michael Thompson
(CD) Music for Lent II: Singing the Order of Initiation of Adults / THE LITURGICAL PRESS / 7921-8
© 1997 The Liturgical Press, P.O. Box 7500, Collegeville, MN, 56321, USA

Amazing Grace (NEW BRITAIN)William Walker / John Newton, lyricist / John Rutter, arranger (G)
The Cambridge Singers / Thelma Owen, accompanist / John Rutter
(CD) Sing, Ye Heavens / COLLEGIUM RECORDS / COLCD 126
© 2000 Collegium Records, Naxos of America, Inc., Suite 28, 1810 Columbia Avenue, Franklin, TN, 37064, USA

Amazing Grace (Excerpt) (NEW BRITAIN)Southern Harmony / John Newton, lyricist / Joseph Jennings, arranger (G)
Chanticleer: San Francisco, CA / Joseph Jennings
(CD) How Sweet the Sound / TELDEC / 2-60309
© 2004 Teldec, Teldec Classics International GMBH