BEZA (Goudimel)

BEZA (Goudimel)

Composer: Goudimel (1562)
Published in 2 hymnals


Composer: Goudimel

The music of Claude Goudimel (b. Besançon, France, c. 1505; d. Lyons, France, 1572) was first published in Paris, and by 1551 he was composing harmonizations for some Genevan psalm tunes-initially for use by both Roman Catholics and Protestants. He became a Calvinist in 1557 while living in the Huguenot community in Metz. When the complete Genevan Psalter with its unison melodies was published in 1562, Goudimel began to compose various polyphonic settings of all the Genevan tunes. He actually composed three complete harmonizations of the Genevan Psalter, usually with the tune in the tenor part: simple hymn-style settings (1564), slightly more complicated harmonizations (1565), and quite elaborate, motet-like settings (1565-1566). The vario… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: BEZA (Goudimel)
Composer: Goudimel (1562)
Meter: M. H. (M. 5.)
Incipit: 11235 43234 32171
Key: A Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Texts

And is the gospel peace and love?

And is the gospel peace and love?
Such let our conversation be;
The serpent blended with the dove,
Wisdom and meek simplicity.

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Hymnal #406

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