December 10, 2017

Second Sunday of Advent (Year B)

During the pre-Christmas Advent season a mood prevails in many human spirits — it says both now, and not yet. The church’s music of Advent knows that mood and sings while it waits. Music for waiting on the next Sing For Joy.

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Scriptures for this Program

  • (1R) Isaiah 40:1-11
  • (PS) Psalm 85:1-2, 8-13
  • (2R) 2 Peter 3:8-15a
  • (G) Mark 1:1-8

Savior of the Nations Come & Prepare the Royal Highway (Hymns in Alternation) (NUN KOMM DER HEIDEN HEILAND & BEREDEN VÄG FÖR HERRAN)Swedish Folk Tune / Johann Walter / Saint Ambrose, lyricist / Frans Mikael Franzên, lyricist / Martin Luther, lyricist / John Ferguson, arranger (2R, G)
St. Olaf Conference on Worship, Theology and The Arts / St. Olaf Conference on Worship, Theology, and the Arts Mixed Choir: Northfield, MN / John Ferguson, organ
(CD) 2008 St. Olaf Conference on Worship, Theology, and the Arts: Opening Hymn Festival / ST. OLAF COLLEGE /
© 2008 St. Olaf College, 1520 St. Olaf Avenue, Northfield, MN, 55057, USA
stolaf.edu

Messiah: Comfort Ye, Comfort Ye My PeopleGeorge Frideric Handel (1R)
The Boston Baroque Orchestra / Bruce Fowler, tenor / Martin Pearlman
(CD) Messiah / TELARC / 2CD-80322
© 1992 Telarc, Concord Music Group, 100 North Crescent Drive, Garden Level, Beverly Hills, CA, 90210, USA
www.telarc.com

Messiah: Every Valley Shall Be ExaltedGeorge Frideric Handel (1R)
The Boston Baroque Orchestra / Bruce Fowler, tenor / Martin Pearlman
(CD) Messiah / TELARC / 2CD-80322
© 1992 Telarc, Concord Music Group, 100 North Crescent Drive, Garden Level, Beverly Hills, CA, 90210, USA
www.telarc.com

What is the Crying at Jordan?Philip Moore / Carol Christopher Drake, lyricist (G)
Cathedral Choir of the Cathedral of St. John: Albuquerque, NM / Eric Parker, tenor / Maxine Thévenot
(CD) Mystic Meaning: Music for Advent, Christmas and Epiphany / RAVEN / OAR-955
© 2013 Raven, P. O. Box 25111, Richmond, VA, 23261, USA
www.ravencd.com

Climb to the Top of the Highest MountainCarolyn Jennings (1R)
The St. Olaf Choir: Northfield, MN / Nidaros Cathedral Jentekor: Trondheim, Norway / Anton Armstrong / Anita Brevik
(CD) Christmas in Norway with the St. Olaf Choir / ST. OLAF RECORDS / E-3501
© 2013 St. Olaf Records, St. Olaf College 1520 St. Olaf Avenue, Northfield, MN, 55057, USA
www.stolafrecords.com

On Jordan's Bank the Baptist's Cry (WINCHESTER NEW)Musikalisches Handbuch, Hamburg / Charles Coffin, lyricist / Richard R. Webster, arranger (G)
Advent Press Choir / Richard R. Webster
(CD) Fanfare! The Music of Richard Webster / ADVENT PRESS /
© 2000 Advent Press, 138 Cushing Avenue, Boston, MA, 02125, USA
www.advent-press.com