February 26, 2023

First Sunday in Lent (Year A)

This week, churches around the world will enter the season of Lent. Join us this week on Sing For Joy as we hear music that leads us into the season together.


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Scriptures for this Program

  • (1R) Genesis 2:15-17; 3:1-7
  • (PS) Psalm 32
  • (2R) Romans 5:12-19
  • (G) Matthew 4:1-11

Jesus Walked This Lonesome ValleyAfrican American Spiritual / William L. Dawson, arranger (G)
Iepers Kamerkoor / Jeanette Thompson, soprano / David Miller, accompanist / Dirk Coutigny
(CD) Negro Spirituals / PAVANE RECORDS / ADW 7267
© 1992 Pavane Records, 17, Ravenstein Str., B-1000, Brussels, Belgium

Guide Me, O Thou Great Redeemer (CWM RHONDDA)John Hughes / William Williams, lyricist / Richard R. Webster, arranger / Peter Williams, translator (G)
The Choir of Wells Cathedral / Rupert Gough, organ / Malcolm Archer
(CD) Favourite Hymns from Wells Cathedral / GRIFFIN / GCCD 4010
© 1997 Griffin, 24 Church Lane, East Peckham, Tonbridge, Kent, TN12 5JH, England

True Witness: A Civil Rights Cantata - VI. Lament (SOMETIMES I FEEL LIKE A MOTHERLESS CHILD)African American Spiritual / Jodi Goble / African American Spiritual, lyricist (G)
St. Olaf Manitou Singers: Northfield, MN / Emery Stephens, baritone / April Ryun Kim, piano / Therees Tkach Hibbard
(CD) Sing For Joy Archives / ST. OLAF COLLEGE / Not For Resale
© St. Olaf College, 1520 St. Olaf Avenue, Northfield, MN, 55057, USA

Messiah: Since by Man Came DeathGeorge Frideric Handel (2R)
Taverner Choir / The Taverner Players, ensemble / Andrew Parrott
(CD) Handel: Messiah / VIRGIN VERITAS / 7243 5 61330 2 0
© 1996 Virgin Veritas, Capitol EMI, Inc. Hollywood and Vine Streets, Hollywood, CA, USA

I Want Jesus to Walk With Me (SOJOURNER)African American Spiritual / Colin Lett, arranger (G)
Chicago A Cappella: Chicago, IL / Jonathan Miller
(CD) Bound for Glory! / GOTHIC / G-49282
© 2013 Gothic, Gothic Records, Inc. P.O. Box 414, Orcas, WA, 98280, USA

Veillez et Priez (Watch and Pray)The Monks of Keur Moussa Monestery / The Monks of Keur Moussa Monestery, lyricist (G)
The Monks of Keur Moussa Monestery
(CD) Messe et Chants au Monastere de Keur Moussa, Senegal / ARION / ARN 64095
© 1989 Arion, Arion S.A.36, Avenue Hoche, Paris, France