Psalm 89: For Ever I Will Sing

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"With my chosen one I have made a covenant"

Versifier: Marty Haugen; Versifier: Ladies of the Grail
Tune: [Forever I will sing] (Haugen)
Published in 6 hymnals

Versifier: Marty Haugen

Marty Haugen (b. 1950), is a prolific liturgical composer with many songs included in hymnals across the liturgical spectrum of North American hymnals and beyond, with many songs translated into different languages. He was raised in the American Lutheran Church, received a BA in psychology from Luther College, yet found his first position as a church musician in a Roman Catholic parish at a time when the Roman Catholic Church was undergoing profound liturgical and musical changes after Vatican II. Finding a vocation in that parish to provide accessible songs for worship, he continued to compose and to study, receiving an MA in pastoral studies at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul Minnesota. A number of liturgical settings were prepar… Go to person page >

Versifier: Ladies of the Grail

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Text Information

First Line: "With my chosen one I have made a covenant"
Title: Psalm 89: For Ever I Will Sing
Versifier: Marty Haugen
Versifier: Ladies of the Grail
Refrain First Line: Forever I will sing the goodness
Copyright: © 1963, 1993, The Grail, GIA Publications, Inc. agent; Alt. verses © 1988, 1994, GIA Publications, Inc.; Refrain trans. © 1969, ICEL



Instances (1 - 6 of 6)

Gather (3rd ed.) #64

Gather Comprehensive #82

Gather Comprehensive, Second Edition #49

Psalms for All Seasons #89B

RitualSong (2nd ed.) #72

RitualSong #118

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