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1B. Psalm 1 (A Responsorial Setting)

Text Information
First Line: Happy are they who trust, who trust in the Lord
Title: Psalm 1 (A Responsorial Setting)
Author: Robert J. Thompson
Publication Date: 2012
Topic: Atheism; Blessing; Church Year: All Saints' Day (29 more...)
Source: Evangelical Lutheran Worship (Psalm text)
Copyright: Refrain © 1986 GIA Publications, Inc.; Psalm text © 2006 Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, admin. Augsburg Fortress Publishers
Notes: Responsorial refrain to reading of Psalm 1. Psalm tone included for chanting.
Tune Information
Name: [Happy are they who trust]
Composer: Robert J. Thompson
Arranger: Emily R. Brink, b. 1940
Key: F Major
Copyright: © GIA Publications Inc.
Notes: The refrain should be sung simply and unhurriedly, feeling each bar as one. Accompaniment should be sparse. Bells or chimes can be used by playing F and C together or alternating F and C on the first beats of every measure. This pattern can continue under the reading of the psalm. At the conclusion of the psalm the refrain may be sung several times in two or three part canon.

Audio recording: A Responsorial Setting
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