Episode Guide - Hymn Sing (Series) (1965-1995)

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The following is a partial listing of Hymn Sing episodes.

Oct 17, 1965 - Hymns include "All Hail the Power of Jesus's Name," "Just a Closer Walk with Thee," "My Redeemer," "Shall We Gather at the River" and "Nearer My God, to Thee." Eric Wild conducts the choir. Hector Bremner is the host.

Nov 13, 1966 - Host Don Brown and Eric Wild's Hymn Sing Chorus in a singalong show of hymns and religious music. Musical direction is by Eric Wild. Produced and directed by Don S, Williams. Selections: Just a Closer Walk with Thee, Standin' in the Need of Prayer, All Creatures of Our God and King Over Jordan, Panis Angelicus, O Master Let Me Walk with Thee, Lamb of God I Look to Thee, I Know what God Is, Somebody Up There Likes Me, Savior Again to Thy Dear Name

Mar 24, 1968 - Sharon-Ann Ewens and Barry Stilwell host this show, featuring the CBC Hymn Sing Chorus under the direction of Eric Wild. Program produced by Don S. Williams. Selections: Jubilate Deo; My God, the Spring of All My Joys; Unto the Hills; Give Me Oil in My Lamp; Gentle Jesus, Meek and Mild; Eternal God, Whose Power Upholds; He Showed Me The Way; Mother Cabrini; May God Be With You.

Apr 27, 1969 - Selections: "Glorious Things of Thee Are Spoken," "Fight the Good Fight," "Work for the Night Is Coming," "Thanks Be to God" and "Ye Gates, Lift Up Your Heads on High." Host: Tim Wilson.

May 25, 1969 - Selections: "Sing to the Lord Most High," "Holy, Holy, Holy," "Let the Lower Lights be Burning," "Just for Today," "Prayer of St. Francis of Assisi," "Jesus, Wond'rous Savior" and "Is This Your Life?" Host: Tim Wilson.

Jun 8, 1969 - Selections: "Praise to the Lord, the Almighty, the King of Creation," "Children of the Heavenly Father," "Joy Is Like the Rain," "Be Thou My Vision," "This Man" and "Now the Day is Over." Host: Tim Wilson.

Jun 29, 1969 - Selections: "Youth of the World Arise," "The Lamb," "Keep on the Sunny Side of Life," "Thank You," "Shepherd, Shepherd," "Wondrous Love" and "The Lords Prayer." Tim Wilson is the host. (Last show of the season)

Oct 22, 1972 - Selections: "Hallelujah," "The Lord's My Shepherd," "The Lamb," "Matthew, Mark, Luke and John."

Feb 4, 1973 - with guest soloist Barry Stilwell

Feb 11, 1973 - Soloist is Sylvia Dyck.

Feb 18, 1973 - Soloist is John Nelson

Apr 15, 1973 - Palm Sunday program

Apr 22, 1973 - Easter Sunday

Apr 29, 1973 - Guest soloist is Carla Norris

May 13, 1973 - Soloist is Barry Stilwell

May 20, 1973 - Featured soloist is Lynne Moncrief

Jun 3, 1973 - Guest soloist is Carla Norris.

Jun 10, 1973 - Guest soloist is Barry Stilwell

Oct 3, 1976 - Today's program celebrates World Communion Sunday, with guest soloists Joy Wilton singing Just for Today, and Nelson Lohnes singing He's a Big God.

Oct 10, 1976 - A celebration of Thanksgiving Sunday with guest soloist Sylvia Dyck.

Oct 17, 1976 - Guest soloist: Diane Berger.

Oct 31, 1976 - Celebration of All Saints' Day.

Dec 5, 1976 - For the Second Sunday in Advent, soloist Diane Berger sings The Call and Loved By You. Other selections: Sing All Ye People; I Love By Faith; Come Sing and Praise the Lord; Come, Thou Long-Expected Jesus; O Love That Wilt Not Let Me Go; O Boundless Salvation; Down in My Heart; I'll Tell The World; Jesus, Lover of My Soul.

Dec 12, 1976 Guest: Soloist Joy Wilton.

Dec 19, 1976 - Christmas Celebration. Second part of two Christmas specials.

Jan 16, 1977 - Soloist Mark Watson sings "One Life to Live for God" and "Pass It On." Choral selections include "What a Friend We Have in Jesus," "Zacheus," "God Loves a Cheerful Giver" and "Abide with Me."

Jan 30, 1977 - Soloists Nelson Lohnes and Cynthia Laird.

Feb 20, 1977 - Guest soloist is Sylvia Dyck.

Sep 25, 1977 - Return: Judy Pringle is the soloist as the show begins its 13th season. Judy sings "Because He Lives" and "I Look to Your Love." Choral selections include "This Is the Day the Lord Has Made," "Let Us Break Bread Together," "Who," "To God Be the Glory" and "Onward Christian Soldiers." Host: Ken Smutylo.

Oct 2, 1977 - Soloist Sylvia Dyck sings "His Eye Is on the Sparrow" and "I Am Free." Choral selections include "It's a Pleasure to Thank You Father," "God Made Our Hands," "I Live by Faith."

Oct 16, 1977 - Soloists are Mary Peterson ("Out of the Depths") and Joy Wilton ("Come Rest on Me"). Choral selections include "Break Forth into Joy," "One World," "Abide with Me" and "Stand Up, Stand Up for Jesus."

Oct 30, 1977 - Choral selections include "For All the Saints," "Dear Lord and Father of Mankind," "I May Never Pass This Way Again" and "Reach Out." Ken Smutylo is the series host.

Dec 11, 1977 - Soloists are Mel Braun ("Jesus, the Very Thought of Thee") and Sylvia Dyck ("My Soul Is a Witness"). Choral selections include "Come, Thou Long Expected Jesus," "O Come, O Come Emmanuel," "Magnificat," "I Know the Lord Laid His Hands on Me." Host: Ken Smutylo.

Mar 26, 1978 - Todays special Easter Sunday show features soloists Mel Braun, Margot Sim, Cynthia Laird. Also featuring Ramon Parcells on trumpet in the joyous music of Easter.

Apr 16, 1978 - Judy Pringle ("Pass It On") and Allan Belyea ("Twenty-Third Psalm") are the soloists. Choral selections include "Do Lord, Remember Me," "Balm in Gilead," "Saviour, Again, to Thy Dear Name," "Softly & Tenderly," "How Great Thou Art." Host: Ken Smutylo.

Apr 23, 1978 - Joy Wilton ("Lord Is My Shepherd") and Mel Braun ("Oh, Lord Most Holy") are soloists. Choral selections: "I'll Tell the World," "Lord Teach Us to Pray," "Blessed Assurance," "Joyful, Joyful, We Adore Thee," "One God."

Apr 30, 1978 - Selections: It's a Pleasure to Thank You Father; God Made Our Hands; His Eye is on the Sparrow; When On My Day of Life the Night is Falling; Live by Faith; Look to Jesus; The Peace of God Will be Yours; I Am Free; All Hail the Power of Jesus' Name.

May 7, 1978 - Choral selections include "Take My Life and Let It Be," "Great Is Thy Faithfulness," "I Believe," "Ave Maria." Host: Ken Smutylo.

May 28, 1978 - Soloists include Judy Pringle ("Everywhere I Go") and Nelson Lohnes ("Old Rugged Cross"). Among choral selections: "When the Roll Is Called Up Yonder," "Oh, Happy Day," "Humbly I Adore Thee," "To God Be the Glory" and "Be Still and Listen."

Jun 4, 1978 - Soloists include Judy Pringle ("There Is a Time for Everything") and John Bartlette ("Thanks Be to God"). Among choral selections: "Amazing Grace," "Stranger of Galilee," "Now the Day Is Over" and "Go Ye into All the World."

Jun 25, 1978 - The chorus sings "Give Me That Old Time Religion," "Where Cross the Crowded Ways of Life," "Zacheus," "Thank You," "Battle Hymn of the Republic," "I Love to Tell the Story."

Aug 20, 1978 - Soloists include Peggy Gooljarsingh ("Oh, I Never Shall Forget the Day") and Nelson Lohnes ("God's Love Goes On and On"). Among the choral selections: "Jesus Saves," "Clap Your Hands" and "Be Still My Soul."

Sep 10, 1978 - Choral selections include "Give Me That Old Time Religion," "Where Cross the Crowded Ways of Life," "I Love to Teil the Story," "I Need Thee Every Hour," "Thank You" and "Battle Hymn of the Republic."

Oct 22, 1978 - Hymn Sing Chorus performs selections including "I Look To Him"

Dec 17, 1978 - Nelson Lohnes sings "Jesus, Jesus, Rest Your Head"; Sylvia Dyck performs "Christmas Is a Time for Loving." Choral selections include "I Saw Three Ships," "Angels We Have Heard on High" and "The Echo Carol." Host: Ken Smutylo.

Dec 24, 1978 - Judy Pringle sings "I Wonder as I Wander." Choral selections include "O Come All Ye Faithful," "Away in a Manger," "Silent Night", "Carol Of The Bells" and "Virgin Mary Had a Baby Boy."

Jan 7, 1979 - The Hymn Sing Chorus and Orchestra perform selections including "Rejoice," "If I Can Help Somebody" and "There's A Quiet Understanding."

Jan 21, 1979 - The Hymn Sing Chorus and Orchestra perform selections including "When The Weary, Seeking Rest," "Come To The Savior" and "Abide With Me."

Jan 28, 1979 - The Hymn Sing Chorus and Orchestra perform selections including "Consider The Lilies," "Be Thou My Vision" and "Rock-A My Soul."

Mar 11, 1979 - David Watson sings "Old Rugged Cross" and Nelson Lohnes does "The Day You Meet the Lord." Choral selections include "I Am So Glad that Jesus Loves Me," "When the Saints Go Marching In," "Down by the Riverside," "Rescue the Perishing" and "Give Me that Old Time Religion."

Apr 22, 1979 - Soloist Alan Blanchette sings "Saviour Is Waiting." Choral selections include "Now Let Us All Praise God and Sing," "Consider the Lilies," "Be Thou My Vision," "All Hail the Power of Jesus' Name" and "Sing to the Lord." Host: Ken Smutylo.

Apr 29, 1979 - Judy Pringle sings "There Is a Time for Everything" and Irena Welhasch sings "King Is Coming." Choral selections include "Praise My Soul, the King of Heaven," "Battle Hymn of the Republic" and "Balm in Gilead."

May 6, 1979 - The chorus sings "Ring the Bells," "Praise God," "King of Love My Shepherd Is," "I Heard the Voice of Jesus Say," "In Christ There Is No East or West," and "When They Ring the Golden Bells." Ken Smutylo is the host of the series.

May 20, 1979 - A repeat of the second half of a special one-hour tour of Saskatchewan.

May 27, 1979 - David Watson sings "Old Rugged Cross" and Nelson Lohnes does "The Day You Meet the Lord." Choral selections include "I Am So Glad that Jesus Loves Me," "When the Saints Go Marching In."

Sep 9, 1979 - The chorus performs Handel's Utrecht Te Deum and Jubilate, with soloists Judy Pringle, Nelson Lohnes, Joy Wilton, Martha Graham and Irena Wilhasch. Other selections include "O Clap Your Hands."

Dec 2, 1979 - Choral selections include "God Loved the World of Sinners Lost," "Come, Let Us Sing of a Wonderful Love," "More Love to Thee, O Christ," "My Song Is Love Unknown" and "Love Divine, All Loves Excelling."

Dec 9, 1979 - Featuring portions of the choral groups visit to St. John's, with footage taken on Signal Hill.

Dec 16, 1979 - Choral selections include '"Twas in the Moon of Wintertime," "There's a Voice in the Wilderness," "Come, Thou Long Expected Jesus," "Hark the Glad Sound!" "Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Silence" and "God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen."

Dec 23, 1979 - Christmas Edition. The second of three Hymn Sing programs celebrating Christmas, with hosts Cynthia Laird and Judy Pringle and the regular members of the Hymn Sing Chorus.

Jan 6, 1980 - Another Christmas edition from Young United Church in Winnipeg, with the CBC Hymn Sing Chorus and Orchestra. Selections: Welcome, Gay Kolyada; Love Came Down at Christmas; Unto Us a Boy Is Born; Polish Lullaby; I Love to Hear the Story; Wise Men Seeking Jesus; I Saw Three Ships; Oh, Little Children; What a Wonder; All God's Children Are Singing Tonight; and To Bethlehem. With hosts Cynthia Laird and Judy Pringle.

Jan 13, 1980 - Cynthia Laird sings "God Who Touchest Earth with Beauty" and Irena Welhasch sings "Climb Ev'ry Mountain." Choral selections include "Ave Maria" and "Church in the Wildwood."

Feb 24, 1980 - Excerpts from the ensemble's tour of the Maritimes. Hymns include "Work, for the Night Is Coming," "Love Divine, All Loves Excelling." [Postponed from an earlier date]

Mar 23, 1980 - Excerpts from concerts taped in Cavendish and Charlottetown, P.E.I. Soloists: Heidi Geddert ("In the Garden") and Peggy Gooljarsingh ("Nobody Knows the Trouble I've Seen").

Apr 6, 1980 - A special Easter program with the CBC Hymn Sing Chorus and Orchestra. Selections: Alleluia! Our Lord is Risen.

Apr 20, 1980 - Cynthia Laird and Martha Graham sing "The King of Love My Shepherd Is." Choral selections include "Now the Day Is Over," "Shall We Gather at the River?" "Bless This House."

Apr 27, 1980 - Soloists are David Watson ("Thy Will Be Done"), Judy Pringle ("Thank You Lord") and Cynthia Laird ("There's Something About That Name")- Choral selections include "When the Roll Is Called Up Yonder."

May 18, 1980 - Today's program comes from St. John's, Newfoundland.

Aug 3, 1980 - Excerpts from concerts taped in Cavendish and Charlottetown. P.E.I. The featured soloists are Heidi Geddert ("In the Garden") and Peggy Gooljarsingh ("Nobody Knows the Trouble I've Seen") Choral selections include "By and By."

Aug 17, 1980 - Soloist Irena Welhasch sings "I Cannot Tell." Choral selections include "There's a Meetin' Here Tonight," "Prayer of St. Francis."

Oct 12, 1980 - In celebration of Thanksgiving the chorus sings "Come, Ye Thankful People, Come," "We Gather Together," "Count Your Blessings," "Sing to the Lord of the Harvest."

Nov 9, 1980 - Robert Shannon sings "Let There Be Peace on Earth" and the chorus does "Brother Man," "Peace. Perfect Peace," "God, Our Help in Ages Past," "The Lord's Prayer."

Dec 7, 1980 - Flutist Jan Kocman joins the chorus for "Be Thou My Vision" and Heidi Geddert sings "The Lord Is My Shepherd." Hymns include "Peace."

Dec 14, 1980 - Selections include "0 Come, O Come, Emmanuel," "Come. Thou Long Expected Jesus," "Hark the Glad Sound." "There's a Voice in the Wilderness." "Magnificat."

Feb 15, 1981 - With the Hymn Sing Chorus and Orchestra. Selections: The Lord Is Our Refuge; The New Twenty-Third; I Am Thine, O Lord; O Love That Will Not Let Me Go; Praise to the Lord, The Almighty; Enough to Know (solo by Andrew Thomson); I'll Walk With God; Prayer of St. Francis (solo by Tim Wiebe); Spirit of God; and Who Shall Ascend?

Aug 9, 1981 - Heidi Geddert sings "Oh. I Shall Never Forget the Day" and the chorus does "Can a Little Child like Me?" "By Cool Siloams Shady Rill." "All the Way My Saviour Leads Me," "In Christ There Is No East or West."

Aug 16, 1981 - Repeat of Feb 15, 1981 telecast

Sep 20, 1981 - Soloists: Irena Welhasch ("My Tribute"); Cynthia Laird ("It I Can Help Somebody"). The chorus sings "Rock of Ages," "Faith of Our Fathers."

Oct 4, 1981 - Opening the 17th season, the Hymn Sing Chorus offers "Give Me That Old Time Religion," "There's a Meeting Here Tonight."

Nov 15, 1981 - Today, a remembrance Sunday service, with the Hymn Sing Chorus and Orchestra.

Nov 29, 1981 - With the Hymn Sing Chorus and Orchestra, an in concert program celebrating Love. The soloists are Brenda Schellenberg ("Love Was When") and Heidi Geddert ("God So Loved the World"). The chorus sings "To Know God Is to Love Again." Come Down. O Love Divine," "Love Divine, All Loves Excelling," "I Am So Glad That Jesus Loves Me, 'There Is No Greater Love," "Jesus Loves the Little Children," "Rest in His Love and Abide."

Dec 6, 1981 - Selections include "Let Us Break Bread Together." "Children of Bethlehem," "Because He Lives," "Songs of God." "Thy Life Was Given for Me.

Dec 20, 1981 - The Hymn Sing Chorus and instrumentalists celebrate the true meaning of Christmas with your favourite hymns and carols. Hosts are Judy Pringle and Cynthia Laird.

Aug 15, 1982 - Selections include "Let Us Break Bread Together," "Because He Lives," "I Am Free" and "Thy Life Was Given For Me." (R)

Sep 12, 1982 - Duncan Campbell sings "Fairest Lord Jesus" and Cynthia Laiid and Martha Graham perform "The King of Love My Shepherd Is." "Choral selections include "Down in My Heart."

Dec 5, 1982 - Solos include "O for the Wings of a Dove" (Heidi Heddert) and "The Day of Miracles" (Vic Bartel). The chorus sings "For the Beauty of the Earth," Balm in Gilead," "There's a Quiet Understanding".

Dec 19, 1982 - Martha Graham sings "Jesus, Rest Your Head" and Heidi Geddert does "O Holy Night." Choral selections include "O Come All Ye Faithful," "O Little Town of Bethlehem," "The First Noel," "Silent Night," "Come To The Manger," and "Hark! The Herald Angels Sing." (R)

Dec 26, 1982 - Cynthia Laird sings "The Holy Boy" and Tim Wiebe does "Not in a Manger." Choral selections include "Behold That Star," "Ring the Bells."

Feb 27, 1983 - Selections include "When The Roll Is Called Up Yonder," "Abide With Me," "Go Ye Into All The World" and "Ode To Newfoundland." (R)

Apr 24, 1983 - Selections include "Hallelujah Day," "Work For The Night Is Coming," "Mine Eyes Have Seen The Glory" and "How Great Thou Art."(R)

Apr 7, 1985 - With the Hymn Sing Chorus and Orchestra celebrating Easter Sunday.

Nov 10, 1985 - With the Hymn Sing Chorus and Orchestra. A program for Remembrance Sunday.

Dec 8, 1985 - Selections include "Work for the Night Is Coming," "Have You Seen the Sunrise?" and "The Lord's Prayer."

Feb 23, 1986 - Selections include "When the Saints Go Marching In," "What a Friend We Have in Jesus," "My Redeemer" and "Work for the Night Is Coming." (R)

Apr 27, 1986 - Selections: "Hurry Lord! Come Quickly," "There's Sunshine in My Heart Today," "Shall We Gather at the River?" "Come Ye Saints"

Oct 19, 1986 - Selections include: "The Time for Singing Has Come," "I Believe in You" and "Amazing Grace."

Nov 16, 1986 - Selections include: "The Time for Singing Has Come," "My Faith Looks Up to Thee" and "You Got to Be Born Again."

Jun 7, 1986 - Musical selections include: "Christ Whose Glory Fills the Skies," "Amor Vincit Omnia" and "God Be In My Head."

Nov 1, 1987 - Musical selections include: ("Praise the Lord") and ("For the Beauty of the Earth").

Nov 29, 1987 - Musical selections include: "The Peace of God Will Be Yours" and "Ye Shall Have Peace".

Dec 13, 1987 - Musical selections include: "Let All the World This Day Rejoice" and "All Things Bright and Beautiful".

Dec 20, 1987 - Musical selections include: "Ev'ry Valley" and "O Come, O Come Emmanuel". With the Hymn Sing chorus and orchestra.

Dec 27, 1987 - Musical selections include: "Rejoice and Be Merry", "Nativity Tale" and "Away in a Manager".

Sep 25, 1988 - Musical selections include "All the Way My Saviour Leads Me," "I See the Love of God," "The Beauty of the Earth," "Search Me, O God," "This Little Light of Mine" and "My Mother's Prayer."

Jul 16, 1989 - Musical selections include: "Nearer, My God to Thee" and "I Am Thine, O Lord".

Aug 20, 1989 - Musical selections include: "For the Beauty of the Earth" and Come Rest in Me." (R)

Dec 3, 1989 - Musical selections include: "Praise My Soul" and "The King of Heaven".

Dec 24, 1989 - Musical selections include: "Come to the Manger," "Silent Night" and "O Come, All Ye Faithful."

Feb 25, 1990 - Musical selections include: "I'm Going to Sing" and "Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child."

Apr 15, 1990 - Special Easter program from the St. Nicholas Ukrainian Catholic Church in Winnipeg, Manitoba, with guests The Olexander Koshetz Choir Musical selections include: "Praise the Lord in His Holy Place" and "Cherubim Song 7"

Apr 29, 1990 - Musical selections include: "My Faith Looks Up to Thee" and "God Will Take Care of You".

May 20, 1990 - Musical selections include: "There's a Meetin' Here Tonight" and "Peace".

Jul 29, 1990 - Musical selections include: "Will There Be Any Stars" and "Behold the Man."

Sep 2, 1990 - Musical selections include "In Christ There Is No East or West" and "My Soul Is a Witness."

Sep 23, 1990 - Musical selections include: "Come to Springs of Living Water" and "The Apple Tree."

Oct 9, 1990 - (Season Premiere)

Nov 25, 1990 - Musical selections include; "My Faith Looks Up to Thee" and "God Will Take Care of You".

Dec 23, 1990 - Musical selections include: "Torches, Candlelight Carol"; "Shepherd's Pipe Carol".

Dec 1, 1991 - Musical selections include: "If My People," "My Lord and Saviour" and "Down By the Riverside".

Sep 27, 1992 - Musical selections include The Lord Is My Light," "Abide With Me" and "To God Be the Glory." (R)

Oct 4, 1992 - Musical selections include "For the Beauty of the Earth," "Our Souls to Save" and "The Lord Is My Light." (R)

Nov 29, 1992 - Musical selections include: Little David, Play on Your Harp," "Fight the Good Fight" and "The Gentle Stranger."

Feb 28, 1993 - Musical selections include "Abide With Me," "Fairest Lord Jesus" and "My Heart Ever Faithful."

Sep 5, 1993 - Musical selections include: "Be Strong in the Lord," "A Gaelic Blessing" and "His Eye Is on the Sparrow." (R)

Dec 19, 1993 - Musical selections include: "As Dew in April," "This Little Babe." "Silent Night" and "Away in a Manger."

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