December 31, 2023

Epiphany of Our Lord (Year B)

This week, Christians across the world celebrate the end of the short Christmas season. Join us on Sing For Joy as we hear music for this season.


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Scriptures for this Program

  • (1R) Isaiah 60:1-6
  • (PS) Psalm 72:1-7, 10-14
  • (2R) Ephesians 3:1-12
  • (G) Matthew 2:1-12
  • (C) Season of Christmas

Ding, Dong! Merrily on HighFrench Carol / George Woodward, lyricist / Carolyn Jennings, arranger (C)
The St. Olaf Choir: Northfield, MN / Anton Armstrong
(CD) Where Peace and Love and Hope Abide / ST. OLAF RECORDS / E-3008/09
© 2007 St. Olaf Records, St. Olaf College 1520 St. Olaf Avenue, Northfield, MN, 55057, USA

As I Sat On A Sunny BankMalcolm Archer / English Traditional, lyricist (C)
The Oxford Choir / Malcolm Archer, organ / Bob Chilcott
(CD) Oxford Choral Highlights 2019 / OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS /
© 2019 Oxford University Press, Great Clarendon Street, Oxford, OX2 6DP, United Kingdom

Mary's Little Boy ChileJester Hairston / Jester Hairston, lyricist (G)
The St. Olaf Choir: Northfield, MN / Mark Stover
(CD) Love Divine / ST. OLAF RECORDS / E-3660-3661
© 2021 St. Olaf Records, St. Olaf College 1520 St. Olaf Avenue, Northfield, MN, 55057, USA

Brightest and BestSouthern Harmony / Reginald Heber, lyricist / Shawn L. Kirchner, arranger (G)
St. Olaf Viking Chorus: Northfield, MN / Mark Stover
(CD) Ris'n With Healing in His Wings / ST. OLAF RECORDS / E-3634-5
© 2017 St. Olaf Records, St. Olaf College 1520 St. Olaf Avenue, Northfield, MN, 55057, USA

We Three Kings of Orient Are (THREE KINGS OF ORIENT)John Henry Jr. Hopkins / John Henry Jr. Hopkins, lyricist (G)
The Chapel Choir of Emmanuel College / Jonathon Mills, accompanist / Timothy Prosser
(CD) Veni, Veni, Emmanuel: Carols from Cambridge / ASV / CD WHL 2104
© 1996 ASV, 179-181 North End Road, London, W14 9NL, England

The Ballad of the Brown King: V. Now When Jesus Was BornMargaret Bonds / Langston Hughes, lyricist (G)
The Dessoff Choir & Orchestra: New York, NY / Malcolm J. Merriweather
(CD) Margaret Bonds: The Ballad of the Brown King & Selected Songs / CHANDOS / AV2413
© 2019 Chandos, Chandos House 1 Commerce Park, Commerce Way, Colchester, Essex, CO2 8HX, England

The Three KingsPeter Cornelius / Ivor Atkins, arranger/editor (G)
The Choir of King's College / David Willcocks
(CD) Carols from Cambridge: The Very Best Sacred Christmas Carols / DECCA CLASSICS / 4808632
© 2013 Decca Classics, 4 Pancras Square, London, N1C 4AG, United Kingdom

As with Gladness Men of Old (DIX)Conrad Kocher / William Chatterton Dix, lyricist (G)
The Choir of Clare College: Cambridge, England / Michael Papadopoulos, organ / Graham Ross
(CD) Mater Ora Filium: Music for Epiphany / HARMONIA MUNDI / HMU907653
© 2016 Harmonia Mundi, 1117 Chestnut Street, Burbank, CA, 91506-1624, USA