November 21, 2021

Christ the King, Last Sunday after Pentecost — Lectionary 34 (Year B)

It is easy for any king anywhere to demand singing.  It takes a very good king, however, to inspire it.  Sing For Joy celebrates Christ the King Sunday with great, inspired music. Join us.


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Scriptures for this Program

  • (1R) Daniel 7:9-10, 13-14
  • (PS) Psalm 93
  • (2R) Revelation 1:4b-8
  • (G) John 18:33-37
  • (SC) Feast of St. Cecilia

Five Mystical Songs: AntiphonRalph Vaughan Williams / George Herbert, lyricist (1R)
Corydon Singers / English Chamber Orchestra / Matthew Best
(CD) Vaughan Williams: Serenade to Music / HYPERION / CDS44321
© 2008 Hyperion, Hyperion Records Limited, P.O. Box 25, London, SE9 1AX, United Kingdom

Lo! He Comes with Clouds Descending (HELMSLEY)Thomas Olivers / Charles Wesley, lyricist (2R)
The Choir of St. John's College / James Martin, accompanist / Christopher Robinson
(CD) Advent Carols from St. John's / MUSICAL HERITAGE SOCIETY / 515182F
© 1988 Musical Heritage Society, USA

Spiritual Songs: AntiphonKenneth Jennings / George Herbert, lyricist (1R)
The St. Olaf Choir: Northfield, MN / Anton Armstrong
(CD) Sing For Joy Archives / ST. OLAF COLLEGE / Not For Resale
© St. Olaf College, 1520 St. Olaf Avenue, Northfield, MN, 55057, USA

God Omnipotent ReignethCharles Wood / George Woodward, lyricist (PS)
The Choir of King's College / Stephen Cleobury
© 2014 The Choir of King's College, Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom

St. John Passion: Art Thou Indeed Then A King?, BWV 245Johann Sebastian Bach / Peter Pears, translator / Imogen Holst, translator (G)
Wandsworth School Boys' Choir / English Chamber Orchestra, ensemble / Benjamin Britten
(CD) J.S. Bach: St. John Passion / LONDON RECORDS (DECCA RECORDS) / 443859-2
© 1972 London Records (Decca Records), 825 Eighth Avenue, New York, NY, 10019, USA

A Hymn for St. CeciliaHerbert Howells / Ursula Vaughan Williams, lyricist (SC)
The Choir of Trinity College: Cambridge, United Kingdom / Stephen Layton
(CD) Howells: Requiem & Other Works / HYPERION / CDA67914
© 2012 Hyperion, Hyperion Records Limited, P.O. Box 25, London, SE9 1AX, United Kingdom

E'en So, Lord Jesus, Quickly ComePaul Manz / Ruth Manz, lyricist (2R)
Roger Wagner Chorale: Los Angeles, CA / Roger Wagner
(CD) Christmas With Roger Wagner / DELOS / D/CD 3072
© 1987 Delos, Delos Productions, Inc., PO Box 343, Sonoma, CA , 95476, USA