May 12, 2024

Ascension of the Lord (Year B)

This week in the Christian calendar, the church celebrates Ascension day. Join us on Sing For Joy as we hear music that helps us move through the story of Jesus' ascent into heaven.


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Scriptures for this Program

  • (1R) Acts 1:1-11
  • (PS) Psalm 47
    or Psalm 93
  • (2R) Ephesians 1:15-23
  • (G) Luke 24:44-53

Crown Him With Many Crowns (DIADEMATA)George Elvey / Matthew Bridges, lyricist (G)
Huddersfield Choral Society / Darius Battiwalla, organ / Joseph Cullen
(CD) The Hymns Album / SIGNUM CLASSICS / SIGCD079
© 2006 Signum Classics, Unit 14 21 Wadsworth Road, Perivale, Middlesex, UB6 7JD, United Kingdom

Rejoice Ye Shining WorldsAnonymous / Isaac Watts, lyricist (1R, G)
The Carnival Band, ensemble / Maddy Prior, soloist
(CD) Sing Lustily & With Good Courage / SAYDISC RECORDS / CD-SDL 383
© 1990 Saydisc Records, Chipping Manor The Chipping Wotton-Under Edge, Gloucestershire, GL12 7AD, England

God Is Gone Up With a Merry NoiseWilliam Croft (PS)
The Choir of New College / Timothy Morris, organ / Edward Higginbottom
(CD) William Croft: Select Anthems / CRD RECORDS LTD. / 3491
© 2003 CRD Records Ltd.

O Clap Your HandsJohn Rutter (PS)
The Cambridge Singers / The City of London Sinfonia / John Rutter
(CD) Be Thou My Vision: Sacred Music by John Rutter / COLLEGIUM RECORDS / CSCD 514
© 2004 Collegium Records, Naxos of America, Inc., Suite 28, 1810 Columbia Avenue, Franklin, TN, 37064, USA

Jesus Shall Reign (DUKE STREET)John Hatton / Isaac Watts, lyricist / John Ferguson, arranger (2R)
St. Olaf Cantorei: Northfield, MN / John Ferguson
(CD) Sing For Joy Archives / ST. OLAF COLLEGE / Not For Resale
© St. Olaf College, 1520 St. Olaf Avenue, Northfield, MN, 55057, USA

Christ on the Mount of Olives: HallelujahLudwig Van Beethoven / Franz Xavier Huber, lyricist (1R, G)
Massed Choirs of St. Olaf College: Northfield, MN / The St. Olaf Orchestra / Therees Tkach Hibbard
(CD) Love Divine / ST. OLAF RECORDS / E-3660-3661
© 2021 St. Olaf Records, St. Olaf College 1520 St. Olaf Avenue, Northfield, MN, 55057, USA