Liturgical Music - Year A, 2nd Edition

Revised Common Lectionary Edition

Carl P. Daw Jr. and Thomas Pavlechko

May/2022, 252 Pages, PAPERBACK, 8 1/2 x 11

ISBN-13: 9781640654341



A revised and expanded version of this classic text for church musicians and other worship planners.

A planning guide for church musicians and clergy for selecting hymns, songs, and anthems, for the three-year liturgical cycle following the Revised Common Lectionary. Hymns and songs keyed to the appropriate liturgical occasion for Sundays in the Revised Common Lectionary for the three-year cycle. Revised in 2021, this first volume of the three-book series (Years A, B, and C) Includes selections from The Hymnal 1982, Lift Every Voice and Sing, Wonder, Love, and Praise, Voices Found, My Heart Sings Out along with Evangelical Lutheran Worship (Evangelical Lutheran Church in America), Moravian Book of Worship (Moravian Church), Common Praise (Anglican Church of Canada).

Selections are listed by their relationship to the texts appointed for the day with indications which texts are direct quotes or paraphrases of the appointed scripture. First lines of hymns and songs include their page number and book location. Anthems are coded with their source when they are part of collection Choral selections are categorized as anthems or solos and voice parts are indicated.

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Carl P. Daw, Jr. is an Episcopal priest and writer who served as the Executive Director of The Hymn Society in the United States and Canada from 1996 to 2009. He has been successively Secretary and Chair of the Standing Commission on Church Music of the Episcopal Church and was a consultant member of the Text Committee for The Hymnal 1982. He lives in Watertown, Massachusetts.

Thomas Pavlechko has composed and published a lectionary psalter and numerous liturgical planning materials for the Lutheran Church (ELCA), and has musical experience with the Episcopal Church. He lives in Duncanville, Texas.

"If you have somehow not yet added this resource to your arsenal, then run, don’t walk, to acquire the new edition."
The Journal of the Association of Anglican Musicians

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  • church music
  • lectionary
  • hymns
  • anthems
  • Year A

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