December 26, 2021

First Sunday of Christmas (Year C)

Don’t let the Christmas season slip away too quickly. Let it linger, savor it, with music of the season on the next Sing For Joy.


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Scriptures for this Program

  • (1R) 1 Samuel 2:18-20, 26
  • (PS) Psalm 148
  • (2R) Colossians 3:12-17
  • (G) Luke 2:41-52
  • (FS) Feast of St. Stephen

Good King WenceslasPiae Cantiones / John Mason Neale, lyricist (FS)
The Sixteen / Harry Christophers
(CD) A Traditional Christmas Carol Collection / CORO / COR19043
© 2006 Coro, Osney Lock Boat House, Osney Lock, Oxford, OX2 0AX, United Kingdom

Lit'l Boy (Christ in the Temple)African American Spiritual (G)
Thomas Young, tenor / Dinard Smith, piano
(CD) Black Christmas / MUSICAL HERITAGE SOCIETY / MHS 513205K
© 1992 Musical Heritage Society, USA

In the Bleak Midwinter (CRANHAM)Gustav Holst / Christina Rossetti, lyricist / John Andrew Storey, lyricist / Abbie Betinis, arranger (1R)
Sounding Light: Plymouth, MI / Tom Trenney
(CD) Glories Stream from Heaven Afar / MANY VOICES...ONE SONG / 84501 92134
© 2013 Many Voices...One Song, P.O. Box 700221, Plymouth, MI, 48170-0221, USA

Gesu BambinoPietro Yon / Fredrick H. Martens, lyricist (1R)
Massed Choirs of St. Olaf College: Northfield, MN / The St. Olaf Orchestra / Sigrid Johnson
(CD) The World Renewed With Love Divine / ST. OLAF RECORDS / E-3549/50
© 2014 St. Olaf Records, St. Olaf College 1520 St. Olaf Avenue, Northfield, MN, 55057, USA

Il est né divin enfant (He is Born)French Carol / Donna Gartman Schultz, arranger (G)
Dale Warland Singers: Minneapolis, MN / Dale Warland
(CD) Christmas with the Dale Warland Singers / GOTHIC / G 49208
© 2002 Gothic, Gothic Records, Inc. P.O. Box 414, Orcas, WA, 98280, USA