September 8, 2019

Time After Pentecost — Lectionary 23 (Year C)

People often make music to celebrate benefit, not cost. They sing and dance about freedom, not responsibility. But the music on Sing For Joy goes deep and recognizes the connection between giving one's life and thereby gaining it, between a cross and love. Music for the soul.


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Scriptures for this Program

  • (1R) Deuteronomy 30:15-20
  • (PS) Psalm 1
  • (2R) Philemon 1-21
  • (G) Luke 14:25-33

Lift High the Cross (CRUCIFER)Sydney H. Nicholson / George W. Kitchin, lyricist / Todd Wilson, arranger (G)
The Memphis Boychoir: Memphis, TN / Deltorum Brass Ensemble, ensemble / David J. Kienzle, accompanist / John Ayer
(CD) God is Gone Up: Choral Evensong for Ascension Day / PRO ORGANO / CD 7088
© 1996 Pro Organo, P.O. Box 8338, South Bend, IN, 46660-8338, USA

Lord, I Want to Be a ChristianAfrican American Spiritual / Moses Hogan, arranger (G)
The Augustana Choir: Sioux Falls, SD / James R. Johnson
(CD) From Heaven, Shine Forth / AUGUSTANA / CD-949
© 1998 Augustana, 2001 South Summit Avenue, Sioux Falls, SD, 57197, USA

Psalm 1Bruce Neswick (PS)
The Choir of St. Paul's Episcopal Church: Indianapolis, IN / Dwight Thomas, accompanist / Frank W. Boles
(CD) O Come Let Us Sing Unto the Lord / ST. PAUL'S - INDIANAPOLIS / STP004
© 1997 St. Paul's - Indianapolis, 10 West 61st Street, Indianapolis, IN, 46208, USA

O For a Closer walk with God (CAITHNESS)Scottish Psalter / William Cowper, lyricist / Charles Villiers Stanford, arranger (1R)
Saint Clement's Choir: Philadelphia, PA / Matthew Glandorf, accompanist / Peter Richard Conte
(CD) Hymns of Heaven and Earth / SONO LUMINUS / DOR-90259
© 1998 Sono Luminus, PO Box 227, 9 West Main St., Boyce, VA, 22620, USA

No More Auction BlockAfrican American Spiritual / Lawrence Brown, arranger (2R)
Paul Robson, bass / Lawrence Brown, piano
(CD) The Power and the Glory / COLUMBIA LEGACY / CK 47337
© 1991 Columbia Legacy, 666 Fifth Avenue P.O. Box 4455, New York, NY, 10101, USA

The Best of RoomsRandall Thompson / Robert Herrick, lyricist (2R, G)
Choral Arts Northwest: Seattle, WA / Richard Sparks
(CD) Randall Thompson: The Light of Stars / GOTHIC / G 49226
© 2003 Gothic, Gothic Records, Inc. P.O. Box 414, Orcas, WA, 98280, USA