October 22, 2023

Time After Pentecost — Lectionary 29 (Year A)

This week in Christian churches, worshipers will hear a psalm of praise and a gospel story about, of all things, taxes! Join us on Sing For Joy as we explore these texts through music.


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Scriptures for this Program

  • (1R) Isaiah 45:1-7
  • (PS) Psalm 96:1-9, (10-13)
  • (2R) 1 Thessalonians 1:1-10
  • (G) Matthew 22:15-22

All My Hope on God is Founded (MICHAEL)Herbert Howells / Robert Bridges, lyricist / Christopher Palmer, arranger (G)
The Choir of King's College / The Wallace Collection, ensemble / Benjamin Bayl, accompanist / Stephen Cleobury
(CD) Best Loved Hymns / EMI (ANGEL, EMI CLASSICS, EMI RECORDS, LTD) / 7243 5 57026 2 3
© 2001 EMI (Angel, EMI Classics, EMI Records, Ltd), 304 Park Avenue South, New York, NY, 10010, USA

Sing Praise to God Who Reigns Above (PALACE GREEN)Michael Fleming / Johann Schütz, lyricist / Frances Elizabeth Cox, translator (G)
The Choir of the King's School / Howard Ionascu
(CD) The Complete New English Hymnal, Vol. 16 / PRIORY RECORDS, LTD. / PRCD716
© 2003 Priory Records, Ltd., 3 Eden Court, Eden Way, Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, LU7 4FY, United Kingdom

Lift Every Voice and Sing (LIFT EVERY VOICE)J. Rosamond Johnson / James Weldon Johnson, lyricist / William Grant Still, arranger (G)
Members of Videmus / Robert Honeysucker, baritone
(CD) Works by William Grant Still / NEW WORLD RECORDS / 80399-2
© 1990 New World Records, 701 Seventh Avenue, New York, NY, 10036-1596, USA

Psalm 96George Walker (PS)
Morgan State University Choir: Baltimore, MD / Nathan Carter
(CD) Walker: Mass - Brahms: Concerto for Piano, No. 2 / ALBANY RECORDS / TROY1447
© 2013 Albany Records, 915 Broadway, Albany, NY, 12207, USA

Psalm 96George Thalben-Ball (PS)
St. Thomas Choir of Men and Boys: New York, NY / Gerre Hancock
(CD) O God, My Heart is Ready / KOCH (KOCH INTERNATIONAL CLASSICS) / 3-7176-2 H1
© 1992 Koch (Koch International Classics)

Psalm 96: Chantez à Dieu chanson nouvelle", SwWV 96Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck (PS)
Gesualdo Consort Amsterdam / Harry van der Kamp
(CD) Sweelinck: The Complete Psalms / GLOSSA / GCD922407
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