April 5, 2020

Sunday of the Passion — Palm Sunday (Year A)

The story of Palm Sunday, the entrance of Christ into Jerusalem, is a story full of both sunny happiness and overcast foreboding. On the next Sing For Joy you will hear music that takes such a day seriously.


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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)
Cathedral Choral Society: Washington, DC / Nicholas White, accompanist / J. Reilly Lewis
(CD) Hymns Through the Centuries / GOTHIC / G 49112
© 1996 Gothic, Gothic Records, Inc. P.O. Box 414, Orcas, WA, 98280, USA

Crucifixus (for eight voices)Antonio Lotti (G)
Voices of Ascension: New York, NY / Dennis Keene
(CD) From Chant to Renaissance / DELOS / DE 3174
© 1995 Delos, Delos Productions, Inc., PO Box 343, Sonoma, CA , 95476, USA

At the Name of Jesus (KINGS WESTON)Ralph Vaughan Williams / Caroline M. Noel, lyricist / Stephen Schmall, arranger (2R)
Holy Childhood Schola Cantorum: St. Paul, MN / Robert Vickery, accompanist / Stephen Schmall
(CD) Alleluia! Let the Holy Anthem Rise / HOLY CHILDHOOD / CD-1995
© 1995 Holy Childhood, Church of the Holy Childhood 1435 Midway Parkway, St. Paul, MN, 55108, USA

Who is ThisJohn Ferguson / Sylvia Dunstan, lyricist (G)
St. Olaf Cantorei: Northfield, MN / John Ferguson
(CD) Hidden In Humbleness / GIA PUBLICATIONS / GIA CD-594
© 2003 GIA Publications, 7404 South Mason Avenue, Chicago, IL, 60638, USA

Ride On, King JesusAfrican American Spiritual / Moses Hogan, arranger (G)
The St. Olaf Choir: Northfield, MN / Anton Armstrong
(CD) Winter Tour 2010: Home Concert / ST. OLAF COLLEGE / Not For Resale
© 2010 St. Olaf College, 1520 St. Olaf Avenue, Northfield, MN, 55057, USA

Were You There? (WERE YOU THERE)African American Spiritual / Richard Lloyd, arranger (G)
The Bede Singers / David Hill
(CD) The Music of Richard Lloyd / PRIORY RECORDS, LTD. / PRCD 838
© 2006 Priory Records, Ltd., 3 Eden Court, Eden Way, Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, LU7 4FY, United Kingdom