April 2, 2023

Sunday of the Passion — Palm Sunday (Year A)

This week, Christian congregations across the globe will celebrate Palm Sunday, the day of Christ's triumphal entry into Jerusalem and the start of Holy Week. Join us on Sing For Joy as we hear music for this important day in the life of the Church year. 


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Scriptures for this Program

  • (1R) Isaiah 50:4-9a
  • (PS) Psalm 31:9-16
  • (2R) Philippians 2:5-11
  • (G) Matthew 26:14-27:66
    or Matthew 27:11-54

All Glory, Laud, and Honor (ST. THEODULPH)Melchior Teschner / Theodulph of Orleans, lyricist / John Mason Neale, translator (G)
The Choir of Wells Cathedral / Rupert Gough, accompanist / Malcolm Archer
(CD) The English Hymn, Vol. 4: All Things Bright and Beautiful / HYPERION / CDP12104
© 2003 Hyperion, Hyperion Records Limited, P.O. Box 25, London, SE9 1AX, United Kingdom

Hosanna to the Son of DavidOrlando Gibbons (G)
Voices of Ascension: New York, NY / Dennis Keene
(CD) Beyond Chant: Mysteries of the Renaissance / DELOS / DE 3165
© 1994 Delos, Delos Productions, Inc., PO Box 343, Sonoma, CA , 95476, USA

Ride On in MajestyCraig Phillips / Henry Hart Milman, lyricist (G)
The Choir of All Saints' Episcopal Church: Beverly Hills, CA / Craig Phillips, organ / Thomas Foster
(CD) A Festival Song / GOTHIC / G-49207
© 2010 Gothic, Gothic Records, Inc. P.O. Box 414, Orcas, WA, 98280, USA

St. John Passion, BWV 245: Part 1: Chorale: Herr, unser Herrscher (Chorus)Johann Sebastian Bach (G)
The Monteverdi Choir / English Baroque Soloists / John Eliot Gardiner
(CD) Bach: St John Passion / SDG RECORDS / SDG712
© 2011 SDG Records, 3402 Woolworth Ave., Omaha, NE, 68105-1944, USA