January 15, 2023

Second Sunday after Epiphany — Lectionary 2 (Year A)

This week on Sing For Joy, we hear several settings of the same liturgical text by several different composers. Join us as we listen for how the biblical texts come alive with this beautiful music.


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Scriptures for this Program

  • (1R) Isaiah 49:1-7
  • (PS) Psalm 40:1-11
  • (2R) 1 Corinthians 1:1-9
  • (G) John 1:29-42

Requiem: Agnus Dei, Op. 48Gabriel Fauré (G)
Chorus of St. Martin in the Fields / Academy of St. Martin in the Fields, ensemble / Sir Neville Marriner
(CD) Fauré Requiem / PHILIPS / 446 084-2
© 1995 Philips, PolyGram Records, Inc., New York, NY, USA

Agnus Dei (Lamb of God)Edward Elgar / Ordinary of the Mass, lyricist / Kenneth Jennings, arranger (G)
The St. Olaf Choir: Northfield, MN / Anton Armstrong
(CD) Winter Tour 2003: Home Concert / WESTMARK / WCD 103061
© 2003 Westmark, Westmark Productions 5717 Woodstock Avenue, Golden Valley, MN, 55422

I Believe This is JesusUndine Smith Moore (G)
The Wartburg Choir: Waverly, IA / Paul Torkelson
(CD) The Wartburg Choir: 2001 Concert Tour / WARTBURG COLLEGE / E-2454
© 2001 Wartburg College, 222 Ninth Street NW, Waverly, IA, 50677-0309, USA

The Only Son from Heaven (HERR CHRIST, DER EINIG GOTTS SOHN)German Enchiridion, 1524 / Elizabeth Cruciger, lyricist / Melchior Vulpius, arranger / Johann Walther, arranger / Arthur T. Russell, translator / Brent Heim, editor (G)
Martin Luther College Choir: New Ulm, MN / Kermit Moldenhauer
(CD) O God, Our Help in Ages Past / MARTIN LUTHER COLLEGE /
© 2013 Martin Luther College, 1995 Luther Court, New Ulm, MN, 56073

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

Messiah: Behold the Lamb of GodSven-David Sandström (G)
Festivalensemble Stuttgart: Stuttgart, Germany / Festivalensemble Stuttgart: Stuttgart, Germany / Helmuth Rilling
(CD) Sven-David Sandström: Messiah / CARUS / 83.453
© 2010 Carus, Carus-Verlag GmbH Sielminger Str. 51, Stuttgart, D-70771 Lf.-Echterdingen, Germany

Rise, Shine, You People! (WOJTKIEWIECZ)Dale Wood / Ronald A. Klug, lyricist (1R)
St. Olaf Cantorei: Northfield, MN / Paul Manz, accompanist / John Ferguson
(CD) An Evening of 20th Century Church Music / WESTMARK / WCD 100105
© 2000 Westmark, Westmark Productions 5717 Woodstock Avenue, Golden Valley, MN, 55422