March 31, 2024

Resurrection of Our Lord — Easter Day (Year B)

This week, we celebrate Easter on Sing For Joy! I hope you'll join us for a program full of joyful Easter music. 


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Scriptures for this Program

  • (1R) Acts 10:34-43
    or Isaiah 25:6-9
  • (PS) Psalm 118:1-2, 14-24
  • (2R) 1 Corinthians 15:1-11
    or Acts 10:34-43
  • (G) John 20:1-18
    or Mark 16:1-8

Jesus Christ is Risen Today (EASTER HYMN)Lyra Davidica / John Rutter, arranger (G)
St. Thomas Choir of Men and Boys: New York, NY / John Scott
(CD) Easter on Fifth Avenue / PRO ORGANO / CD 7209
© 2006 Pro Organo, P.O. Box 8338, South Bend, IN, 46660-8338, USA

Low in the Grave He Lay (CHRIST AROSE)Robert Lowry / Robert Lowry, lyricist / Catherine M. Palmer, arranger (G)
Choir of Yorkminster Park Baptist Church / Ronald S. Jordan, accompanist / Catherine M. Palmer
(CD) The Joy of God / MARQUIS CLASSICS / ERAD 175
© 1996 Marquis Classics, 30 Kenilworth Avenue, Toronto, M4L 3S3, Canada

De Angel Rolled De Stone AwayAfrican American Spiritual / Louis Edward Smart, arranger (G)
The Harlem Spiritual Ensemble: New York, NY / François Clemmons
(CD) Free at Last / ARCADIA / ARC 1995-2
© 1992 Arcadia, 522 Grand Street, Brooklyn, NY, 11211, USA

AlleluiaRalph Manuel (G)
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

Ain't No Grave Can Hold My Body DownClaude Ely / Paul Caldwell, arranger / Sean Ivory, arranger (G)
The Wartburg Choir: Waverly, IA / Lee Nelson
(CD) Let My Love Be Heard / WARTBURG COLLEGE /
© 2017 Wartburg College, 222 Ninth Street NW, Waverly, IA, 50677-0309, USA

Thine Is the Glory (JUDAS MACCABEUS)George Frideric Handel / Edmond Budry, lyricist / Paul J. Christiansen, arranger / R. Birch Hoyle, translator (G)
Duke Chapel Choir: Durham, North Carolina / David Arcus, organ / Rodney Wynkoop
(CD) With Cheerful Voice / DUKE UNIVERSITY /
© 2007 Duke University, Durham, North Carolina