March 21, 2021

Fifth Sunday in Lent (Year B)

There is a long and noble tradition in the Christian Church that is somewhat counter-intuitive. It says confession can be put to music and sung. We’ll explore that tradition on the next Sing For Joy. Join us.


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Scriptures for this Program

  • (1R) Jeremiah 31:31-34
  • (PS) Psalm 51:1-12
    or Psalm 119:9-16
  • (2R) Hebrews 5:5-10
  • (G) John 12:20-33

My Song is Love Unknown (LOVE UNKNOWN)John Ireland / Samuel Crossman, lyricist (G)
The Choir of King's College / Stephen Cleobury
(CD) Best Loved Hymns / EMI (ANGEL, EMI CLASSICS, EMI RECORDS, LTD) / 7243 5 57026 2 3
© 2001 EMI (Angel, EMI Classics, EMI Records, Ltd), 304 Park Avenue South, New York, NY, 10010, USA

Zwei Motetten (Two Motets): Schaffe in mir, Gott (Create in Me a Clean Heart) (Excerpt), Op. 29, No. 2Johannes Brahms (PS)
Swedish Radio Choir / Peter Dijkstra
(CD) Brahms: Mass & Motets / CHANNEL CLASSICS / CCS SA 35814
© 2014 Channel Classics, P.O. Box 5642, Englewood, NJ, 07631, USA

Create in Me a Clean Heart O GodJ.A. Freylinghausen / Paul J. Christiansen, arranger (PS)
The National Lutheran Choir: Minneapolis, MN / Larry L. Fleming
© 1999 National Lutheran Choir Recordings, 528 Hennepin Avenue, Suite 302, Minneapolis, MN, 55403, USA

Miserere mei, Deus (Excerpt)Gregorio Allegri (PS)
The Cambridge Singers / John Rutter
(CD) A Banquet of Voices: Music for Multiple Choirs / COLLEGIUM RECORDS / COLCD 123
© 1994 Collegium Records, Naxos of America, Inc., Suite 28, 1810 Columbia Avenue, Franklin, TN, 37064, USA

Miserere mei, DeusSarah MacDonald (PS)
Ely Cathedral Girls' Choir: Ely, United Kingdom / Sarah MacDonald
(CD) Penitence and Redemption / REGENT RECORDS / REGCD397
© 2013 Regent Records, PO Box 528, Wolverhampton, WV3 9YW, United Kingdom

Now the Green Blade Rises (NO√čL NOVELET)French Carol / John M.C. Crum, lyricist / J. Melvin Butler, arranger (G)
St. Mark's Girl Choir: Seattle, WA / J. Melvin Butler
(CD) Great Music of Holy Week & Easter / CHURCH PUBLISHING COMPANY / ISBN: 0-89869-282-2
© 1997 Church Publishing Company, 445 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY, 10016, USA

Where Cross the Crowded Ways of Life (GARDINER)William Gardiner / Frank Mason North, lyricist / John Ayer, arranger (G)
The Memphis Boychoir: Memphis, TN / David J. Kienzle, accompanist / John Ayer
(CD) Great Cathedral Music: A Memphis Choral Tour / PRO ORGANO / CD 7053
© 1994 Pro Organo, P.O. Box 8338, South Bend, IN, 46660-8338, USA