August 28, 2022

Time After Pentecost — Lectionary 22 (Year C)

This week on Sing For Joy, we experience the masterful text painting of Baroque composer Johann Sebastian Bach, as we hear a movement from one of his cantatas. Join us as we explore the music of Bach and many others as they accompany the week's scripture texts.


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Scriptures for this Program

  • (1R) Proverbs 25:6-7
    or Sirach 10:12-18
  • (PS) Psalm 112
  • (2R) Hebrews 13:1-8, 15-16
  • (G) Luke 14:1, 7-14

Five Mystical Songs: Love Bade Me WelcomeRalph Vaughan Williams / George Herbert, lyricist (G)
The St. Olaf Orchestra / David Gindra, baritone / Steven Amundson
(CD) Sing For Joy Archives / ST. OLAF COLLEGE / Not For Resale
© St. Olaf College, 1520 St. Olaf Avenue, Northfield, MN, 55057, USA

Cantata 47: Wer sich selbst erhöhet, der soll erniedriget werden (Whoever exalts himself shall be humbled)Johann Sebastian Bach (G)
Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra & Opera: Amsterdam, The Netherlands / Ton Koopman
(CD) J.S. Bach: Cantatas Vol. 18 / CHALLENGE CLASSICS / CC72218
© 2007 Challenge Classics, Siliciumweg 22, Amersfoort, 3812 SX , The Netherlands

Beatus VirJean Langlais (PS)
The Choir of St. John's College / Alexander Martin, accompanist / George Guest
(CD) The Sound of St. John's / NIMBUS RECORDS / NI 5335
© 1992 Nimbus Records, Nimbus Records Wyastone Leys, Monmouth, NP5 3SR, United Kingdom

Where Cross the Crowded Ways of Life (GARDINER)William Gardiner / Frank Mason North, lyricist / John Ayer, arranger (G)
The Memphis Boychoir: Memphis, TN / David J. Kienzle, accompanist / John Ayer
(CD) Great Cathedral Music: A Memphis Choral Tour / PRO ORGANO / CD 7053
© 1994 Pro Organo, P.O. Box 8338, South Bend, IN, 46660-8338, USA