October 16, 2022

Time After Pentecost — Lectionary 29 (Year C)

In 19th century composer Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy's masterwork Elijah, scripture appears around every corner of text. This week, join us on Sing For Joy as we hear his setting of Psalm 121, along with many other pieces of music to accompany scripture. 


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Scriptures for this Program

  • (1R) Genesis 32:22-31
  • (PS) Psalm 121
  • (2R) 2 Timothy 3:14-4:5
  • (G) Luke 18:1-8

Elijah: Lift Thine Eyes, Op. 70Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy (PS)
St. Olaf Manitou Singers: Northfield, MN / Sigrid Johnson
(CD) Manitou Singers / Repertoire for Women's Voices: Vol. 1 / ST. OLAF RECORDS / E-2398
© 2001 St. Olaf Records, St. Olaf College 1520 St. Olaf Avenue, Northfield, MN, 55057, USA

I Will Lift Mine EyesJake Runestad (PS)
The St. Olaf Choir: Northfield, MN / Anton Armstrong
(CD) Sing For Joy Archives / ST. OLAF COLLEGE / Not For Resale
© St. Olaf College, 1520 St. Olaf Avenue, Northfield, MN, 55057, USA

If You But Trust in God to Guide You (WER NUR DEN LIEBEN GOTT)Georg Neumark / Georg Neumark, lyricist / David Cherwien, arranger / Catherine Winkworth, translator (G)
The National Lutheran Choir: Minneapolis, MN / David Cherwien
© 2005 National Lutheran Choir Recordings, 528 Hennepin Avenue, Suite 302, Minneapolis, MN, 55403, USA

Standin' in the Need of PrayerAfrican American Spiritual / Daniel Kallman, arranger (G)
Eastern Mennonite High School Chamber Choir: Harrisonburg, VA / Jay E. Hartzler
(CD) Praise His Holy Name / EMHS / EMHS0003
© 2000 EMHS, 801 Parkwood Drive, Harrisonburg, VA, 22801, U.S.A.

Hear My Prayer, O Lord, Z. 15Henry Purcell (G)
The Choir of the King's Consort / Robert King
(CD) Henry Purcell: The Complete Anthems and Services - 3 / HYPERION / CDA66623
© 2003 Hyperion, Hyperion Records Limited, P.O. Box 25, London, SE9 1AX, United Kingdom

Word of God, Come Down on Earth (MT. ST. ALBAN NCA)Richard Wayne Dirksen / James Quinn, lyricist (2R)
Cathedral Choral Society: Washington, DC / Nicholas White, accompanist / J. Reilly Lewis
(CD) Hymns Through the Centuries / GOTHIC / G 49112
© 1996 Gothic, Gothic Records, Inc. P.O. Box 414, Orcas, WA, 98280, USA

Psalm 121Philip Stopford (PS)
The Ecclesium Choir: Belfast, Northern Ireland / Philip Stopford
(CD) Creation / PRIORY RECORDS, LTD. / PRCD 891
© 2007 Priory Records, Ltd., 3 Eden Court, Eden Way, Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, LU7 4FY, United Kingdom

I to the Hills (FRENCH)Scottish Psalter (PS)
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