8E. Psalm 8 (A Responsorial Setting)

Text Information
First Line: O Lord, our Lord, how majestic is your name in all the earth
Title: Psalm 8 (A Responsorial Setting)
Publication Date: 2012
Topic: Church Year: Ascension of the Lord; Church Year: Easter; Church Year: Passion/Palm Sunday (29 more...)
Source: Evangelical Lutheran Worship (Psalm text)
Copyright: Psalm text © 2006 Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, admin. Augsburg Fortress Publishers
Notes: Responsorial refrain to reading of Psalm 8. Tone included for chanting.
Tune Information
Name: [O Lord, our Lord, how majestic is your name in all the earth]
Composer: Alfred V. Fedak, b. 1953
Key: E♭ Major
Copyright: Refrain © 1998 GIA Publications, Inc.; Tone © 2011 Faith Alive Christian Resouces
Notes: In some traditions Ps. 8 is sung on January 1, the Feast of the Holy Name of Jesus, commemorating the presentation of the infant in the temple (see Luke 2:21). The refrain is derived from an anthem for cantor, choir, and congregation by Alfred V. Fedak titled “Psalm 8” (GIA Publications, G-4511).

Audio recording: Psalm 8: A Responsorial Setting

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