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El Señor es mi pastor (My Shepherd Is the LORD)

El Señor es mi pastor ¿Qué me puede falta? (The LORD is my shepherd)

Versifier: Ricardo Villarreal (1975)
Tune: PASTOR (Villarreal)
Published in 5 hymnals

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Versifier: Ricardo Villarreal

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First Line: El Señor es mi pastor ¿Qué me puede falta? (The LORD is my shepherd)
Title: El Señor es mi pastor (My Shepherd Is the LORD)
Spanish Title: El Señor es mi pastor
Versifier: Ricardo Villarreal (1975)
Meter: Irregular with refrain
Source: St. 1-3 tr.: Psalter Hymnal; St. 4 basada en el Gloria Patri
Language: English; Spanish
Refrain First Line: El Señor es mi pastor (My shepherd is the LORD)
Copyright: English tr. sts. 1-3 © 1987, Faith Alive Christian Resources

Notes

Scripture References: st. 1 = Ps. 23:1-2 st. 2 = Ps. 23:3-4 st. 3 = Ps. 23:5 Ricardo Villarreal composed the text and tune of this setting of Psalm 23, including only the first five (not all six) verses of Psalm 23 as well as a final doxology stanza. The Spanish text and music were published with a harmonization by Delbert Asay in an undated songbook (c. 1975) entitled Nuevas Canciones Cristianas (New Christian Songs), published by Centro de Musica de la Iglesia Evangelica Metodista in Uruguay. It was first published in the United States in Celebremos II, a collection of Hispanic songs with English translations provided by a task force of United Methodist Hispanic congregations. The English translation was revised for the Psalter Hymnal by the revision committee. For further commentary on this psalm see PHH 23. Liturgical Use See PHH 23. --Psalter Hymnal Handbook

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PASTOR (Villarreal)

No information is available about Villarreal, but he may have been known to Delbert A. Asay (20th c.), who served the United Methodist Church for many years as a music missionary in Uruguay and Mexico. Asay's songs and arrangements have appeared in several Hispanic songbooks, including Nuevas Cancio…

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