May 1, 2022

Third Sunday of Easter (Year C)

Big ideas and stirring stories – like the Easter story, for example - welcome grand and glorious music. But if an idea or story is profound – again, like Easter – it can be expressed in simple tunes as well. You’ll hear both kinds on the next Sing For Joy.


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Scriptures for this Program

  • (1R) Acts 9:1-6, (7-20)
  • (PS) Psalm 30
  • (2R) Revelation 5:11-14
  • (G) John 21:1-19

Shout for Joy Loud and Long (PERSONENT HODIE)Piae Cantiones / David Mowbray, lyricist / Gustav Holst, arranger (1R)
Sing For Joy 50th Anniversary Massed Choir and Congregation / John Ferguson, accompanist / Anton Armstrong
(CD) Through the Church the Song Goes On / ST. OLAF RECORDS / E-2801
© 2005 St. Olaf Records, St. Olaf College 1520 St. Olaf Avenue, Northfield, MN, 55057, USA

John Saw Duh NumbuhAfrican American Spiritual / Alice Parker, arranger / Robert Shaw, arranger (2R)
The Concordia Choir: Moorhead, MN / René Clausen
(CD) Folk Songs, Spirituals & Hymns / CONCORDIA RECORDINGS / E-2052
© Concordia Recordings, 901 8th Street South, Moorhead, MN, 56562, USA

Christ the Lord is Risen AgainJohn Rutter / Michael Weisse, lyricist / Catherine Winkworth, translator (G)
The Cambridge Singers / The City of London Sinfonia, ensemble / John Rutter
(CD) Te Deum and Other Church Music / COLLEGIUM RECORDS / COLCD 112
© 1990 Collegium Records, Naxos of America, Inc., Suite 28, 1810 Columbia Avenue, Franklin, TN, 37064, USA

Now the Green Blade Rises (NOËL NOVELET)French Carol / John M.C. Crum, lyricist / Simon Lindley, arranger (G)
The Choir of All Saints' Episcopal Church: Beverly Hills, CA / Craig Phillips, accompanist / Thomas Foster
(CD) Easter Hymns, Carols, & Anthems / GOTHIC / G 49097
© 1997 Gothic, Gothic Records, Inc. P.O. Box 414, Orcas, WA, 98280, USA

Hark How the Adoring Hosts Above (DESERT or LYNGHAM)Thomas Jarman (2R)
Scottish Philharmonic Singers / John Langdon, accompanist / Ian McCrorie
(CD) Psalms of Scotland / ABBEY / SCS MUSIC / SCSCD 2830
© 1988 Abbey / SCS Music, 4 Newtec Place Magdalen Road, Oxford, OX4 1RE, England

Messiah: Worthy is the lamb that was SlainGeorge Frideric Handel (2R)
Choir of Christ Church Cathedral: Oxford, United Kingdom / The Academy of Ancient Music, ensemble / Christopher Hogwood
(CD) Messiah / L'OISEAU-LYRE / 430 488-2
© 1992 L'oiseau-Lyre, London, England