March 12, 2023

Third Sunday in Lent (Year A)

This week in Christian churches across the world, we continue in the season of Lent. Join us on Sing For Joy as we hear lyrics and music for the season.


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Scriptures for this Program

  • (1R) Exodus 17:1-7
  • (PS) Psalm 95
  • (2R) Romans 5:1-11
  • (G) John 4:5-42

And Can It Be (SAGINA)Thomas Campbell / Charles Wesley, lyricist (2R)
Choir of Yorkminster Park Baptist Church / Ronald S. Jordan, accompanist / Catherine M. Palmer
(CD) The Joy of God / MARQUIS CLASSICS / ERAD 175
© 1996 Marquis Classics, 30 Kenilworth Avenue, Toronto, M4L 3S3, Canada

I Heard the Voice of Jesus Say (KINGSFOLD)English Traditional / Horatius Bonar, lyricist (G)
The Choir of Trinity College: Cambridge, United Kingdom / Richard Marlow
(CD) A Vaughan Williams Hymnal / MUSICAL HERITAGE SOCIETY / 515155L
© 1998 Musical Heritage Society, USA

Elijah: O Come, Everyone that Thirsteth, Op. 70Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy (G)
London Symphony Orchestra / Willard White, bass / Linda Finnie, contralto / Arthur Davies, tenor / Rosalind Plowright, soprano / Richard Hickox
(CD) Mendelssohn: Elijah / CHANDOS / CHAN 8774/5
© 1989 Chandos, Chandos House 1 Commerce Park, Commerce Way, Colchester, Essex, CO2 8HX, England

All Night Vigil: Priidite, Poklonimsya (O Come, Let Us Worship), Op. 37Sergei Rachmaninoff (G)
Robert Shaw Festival Singers / Robert Shaw
(CD) Vespers (All-night Vigil) / TELARC / CD-80172
© 1990 Telarc, Concord Music Group, 100 North Crescent Drive, Garden Level, Beverly Hills, CA, 90210, USA

O Come, Let us Sing unto the LordAnthony Piccolo (PS)
The Choir of St. Patrick's Cathedral: New York, NY / Donald Dumler, accompanist / John Michael Caprio
(CD) O Come Let Us Sing / GOTHIC / G 49091
© 1997 Gothic, Gothic Records, Inc. P.O. Box 414, Orcas, WA, 98280, USA

Cantate Domino (Psalm 95)Arvo Pärt (PS)
Theatre of Voices / Christopher Bowers-Broadbent, organ / Paul Hillier
(CD) Arvo Pärt: De Profundis / HARMONIA MUNDI / HMU 907182
© 1996 Harmonia Mundi, 1117 Chestnut Street, Burbank, CA, 91506-1624, USA

Glorious Things of You Are Spoken (AUSTRIA)Franz Joseph Haydn / John Newton, lyricist (1R, G)
Cantus Choro / Norman Kaye, accompanist / Peter Chapman
(CD) Sing Out With Joy / MOVE RECORDS / MD 3032
© 1987 Move Records, 10 Glen Drive Eaglemont 3084, Victoria, Australia