December 25, 2022

Nativity of the Lord — Proper II (Year A)

This week on Sing For Joy, join us as we hear the sounds of Christmas from hymn writers and composers across the centuries. Merry Christmas!

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Scriptures for this Program

  • (1R) Isaiah 62:6-12
  • (PS) Psalm 97
  • (2R) Titus 3:4-7
  • (G) Luke 2:(1-7), 8-20

Messiah: For Unto Us a Child is BornGeorge Frideric Handel (G)
The Boston Baroque Choir: Boston, MA / The Boston Baroque Orchestra, ensemble / Martin Pearlman
(CD) Messiah / TELARC / 2CD-80322
© 1992 Telarc, Concord Music Group, 100 North Crescent Drive, Garden Level, Beverly Hills, CA, 90210, USA
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O Little Town of Bethlehem (ST. LOUIS and FOREST GREEN)Louis Redner / English Traditional / Phillips Brooks, lyricist / Brian Jones, arranger (G)
The Trinity Choir: Boston, MA / Michael Kleinschmidt, accompanist / Brian Jones
(CD) A Choral Christmas / SONO LUMINUS / DOR-93240
© 2001 Sono Luminus, PO Box 227, 9 West Main St., Boyce, VA, 22620, USA
www.sonoluminus.com/

Gesu BambinoPietro Yon / Fredrick H. Martens, lyricist (G)
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
www.stolafrecords.com

Thou Didst Leave Thy Throne (MARGARET)Timothy R. Matthews / E.S. Elliot, lyricist (G)
The Choir of Christ's College / Alexandra Jobling, organ / David Rowland
(CD) The Complete New English Hymnal, Vol. 21 / PRIORY RECORDS, LTD. / PRCD721
© 2005 Priory Records, Ltd., 3 Eden Court, Eden Way, Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, LU7 4FY, United Kingdom
www.prioryrecords.co.uk

Hark! The Herald Angels Sing (MENDELSSOHN)Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy / Charles Wesley, lyricist / Sir David Willcocks, arranger (G)
St. Thomas Choir of Men and Boys: New York, NY / John Scott
(CD) Christmas on Fifth Avenue / PRO ORGANO / CD 7200
© 2005 Pro Organo, P.O. Box 8338, South Bend, IN, 46660-8338, USA
www.proorgano.com

Brightest and BestSouthern Harmony / Reginald Heber, lyricist / Shawn L. Kirchner, arranger (G)
St. Olaf Viking Chorus: Northfield, MN / Mark Stover
(CD) Ris'n With Healing in His Wings / ST. OLAF RECORDS / E-3634-5
© 2017 St. Olaf Records, St. Olaf College 1520 St. Olaf Avenue, Northfield, MN, 55057, USA
www.stolafrecords.com

Go Tell it on the Mountain (GO TELL IT)African American Spiritual / John W. Work, lyricist / Michael Huff, arranger (G)
Massed Choirs of St. Olaf College: Northfield, MN / The St. Olaf Orchestra / Steven Amundson
(CD) Good News of Great Joy / ST. OLAF RECORDS / E-3656/3657
© 2018 St. Olaf Records, St. Olaf College 1520 St. Olaf Avenue, Northfield, MN, 55057, USA
www.stolafrecords.com