[Great is the Lord, worthy of praise]

[Great is the Lord, worthy of praise]

Composer (Antiphon): Jospeh Gelineau
Published in 5 hymnals

Composer (Antiphon): Jospeh Gelineau

Joseph Gelineau (1920-2008) Gelineau's translation and musical settings of the psalms have achieved nearly universal usage in the Christian church of the Western world. These psalms faithfully recapture the Hebrew poetic structure and images. To accommodate this structure his psalm tones were designed to express the asymmetrical three-line/four-line design of the psalm texts. He collaborated with R. Tournay and R. Schwab and reworked the Jerusalem Bible Psalter. Their joint effort produced the Psautier de la Bible de Jerusalem and recording Psaumes, which won the Gran Prix de L' Academie Charles Cros in 1953. The musical settings followed four years later. Shortly after, the Gregorian Institute of America published Twenty-four Psalms… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: [Great is the Lord, worthy of praise]
Composer (Antiphon): Jospeh Gelineau
Incipit: 21612 161
Key: B♭ Major
Copyright: Antiphon © 1963, The Grail, England, GIA Publications, Inc., agent



Instances (1 - 5 of 5)

Gather Comprehensive #92a

Hymnal Supplement 1991 #706a

RitualSong #131a

Worship (3rd ed.) #52a

Worship (4th ed.) #73a

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