November 29, 2020

First Sunday of Advent (Year B)

The Advent season arrives – full of hope, expectation, preparation, personal reflection – and full of music to direct the heart toward what will be. Join us for music of the season on the next Sing For Joy.


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Scriptures for this Program

  • (1R) Isaiah 64:1-9
  • (PS) Psalm 80:1-7, 17-19
  • (2R) 1 Corinthians 1:3-9
  • (G) Mark 13:24-37

O Come, O Come Emmanuel (VENI EMMANUEL)French Processional / Alice Parker, arranger / Robert Shaw, arranger (1R)
Robert Shaw Chamber Singers / Robert Shaw
(CD) Songs of Angels: Christmas Hymns & Carols / TELARC / CD-80377
© 1994 Telarc, Concord Music Group, 100 North Crescent Drive, Garden Level, Beverly Hills, CA, 90210, USA

The Advent CandleBob Chilcott / Charles Bennett, lyricist (ALT)
Commotio: Oxford, United Kingdom / Matthew Berry
(CD) The Rose in the Middle of Winter / NAXOS / 8.573159
© 2013 Naxos, Naxos of America, Inc., Suite 28, 1810 Columbia Avenue, Franklin, TN, 37067, USA

Elijah: O That Thou Wouldst Rend the HeavensFelix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy (1R)
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra / Thomas Hampson, baritone / Robert Shaw
(CD) Mendelssohn: Elijah / TELARC / 2CD-803889
© 1995 Telarc, Concord Music Group, 100 North Crescent Drive, Garden Level, Beverly Hills, CA, 90210, USA

My Lord, What a Mornin' (BURLEIGH)Harry T. Burleigh (G)
VocalEssence Chorus: Minneapolis, MN / VocalEssence Ensemble Singers: Minneapolis, MN / Philip Brunelle
(CD) What a Mighty God: Spirituals and Gospels for Chorus / CLARION / CLR904CD
© 2004 Clarion, Loft Recordings, LLC, P.O. Box 414, Orcas, WA, 98280, USA

Nun Komm, der heiden Heiland: Chorus IJohann Sebastian Bach / Martin Luther, lyricist (1R)
Lutheran Summer Music Academy Bach Cantata Orchestra and Choir / Sandra Peter
(CD) Sing For Joy Archives / ST. OLAF COLLEGE / Not For Resale
© St. Olaf College, 1520 St. Olaf Avenue, Northfield, MN, 55057, USA

Lo! He Comes with Clouds Descending (HELMSLEY)Thomas Olivers / Charles Wesley, lyricist (G)
The Choir of St. John's College / David Hill
(CD) Christmas at St. John's College, Cambridge / HYPERION / CDA67576
© 2006 Hyperion, Hyperion Records Limited, P.O. Box 25, London, SE9 1AX, United Kingdom