April 4, 2021

Resurrection of Our Lord — Easter Day (Year B)

The New Testament gospel writers say nothing about any singing when the women disciples of Jesus went early on Easter morning to his tomb. Soon, however, the word Arisen would be been music in their ears, and on their lips. Christians around the world sing with them on the next Sing For Joy.


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Scriptures for this Program

  • (1R) Acts 10:34-43
    or Isaiah 25:6-9
  • (PS) Psalm 118:1-2, 14-24
  • (2R) 1 Corinthians 15:1-11
    or Acts 10:34-43
  • (G) John 20:1-18
    or Mark 16:1-8

Jesus Christ is Risen Today (EASTER HYMN)Lyra Davidica / Latin Carol, lyricist / John Ferguson, arranger (1R, 2R, G)
Sing For Joy Hymn Festival Congregation / John Ferguson, organ
(CD) A Time for Singing: 2011 ACDA National Convention Worship / ST. OLAF COLLEGE / Not For Resale
© 2011 St. Olaf College, 1520 St. Olaf Avenue, Northfield, MN, 55057, USA

When Mary Through the Garden WentCharles Villiers Stanford / Mary E. Coleridge, lyricist (G)
Atlanta Master Chorale: Atlanta, GA / Eric Nelson
© 2011 Atlanta Master Chorale, PO Box 450644, Atlanta, GA, 31145-0644, USA

Low in the Grave He Lay (CHRIST AROSE)Robert Lowry / Robert Lowry, lyricist / Catherine M. Palmer, arranger (G)
Choir of Yorkminster Park Baptist Church / Ronald S. Jordan, accompanist / Catherine M. Palmer
(CD) The Joy of God / MARQUIS CLASSICS / ERAD 175
© 1996 Marquis Classics, 30 Kenilworth Avenue, Toronto, M4L 3S3, Canada

This Joyful Eastertide (VRUECHTEN)Dutch Carol / George Woodward, lyricist / Charles Wood, arranger (G)
The Choir of King's College / Philip Ledger
(CD) Music for Holy Week / EMI (ANGEL, EMI CLASSICS, EMI RECORDS, LTD) / 7243 5 651032 6
© 1994 EMI (Angel, EMI Classics, EMI Records, Ltd), 304 Park Avenue South, New York, NY, 10010, USA

Christ Has Arisen (MFURAHINI, HALELUYA)Tanzanian Traditional / Bernard Kyamanywa, lyricist / Howard S. Olson, translator (G)
St. Olaf Cantorei: Northfield, MN / The St. Olaf Choir: Northfield, MN / Sing For Joy Hymn Festival Congregation / Anton Armstrong
(CD) Songs of Grateful Praise / ST. OLAF RECORDS / E-2880
© 2006 St. Olaf Records, St. Olaf College 1520 St. Olaf Avenue, Northfield, MN, 55057, USA

Messiah: HallelujahGeorge Frideric Handel (G)
The English Concert Choir / The English Concert / Trevor Pinnock
(CD) Messiah / ARCHIV / 423 630-2
© 1988 Archiv, Universal Music Group Worldwide Plaza 825 Eighth Avenue, New York, NY, 10019, USA