[Kyrie eleison] (Berthier 55656)

[Kyrie eleison] (Berthier 55656)

Composer: Jacques Berthier
Published in 8 hymnals

Composer: Jacques Berthier

Jacques Berthier (b. Auxerre, Burgundy, June 27, 1923; d. June 27, 1994) A son of musical parents, Berthier studied music at the Ecole Cesar Franck in Paris. From 1961 until his death he served as organist at St. Ignace Church, Paris. Although his published works include numerous compositions for organ, voice, and instruments, Berthier is best known as the composer of service music for the Taizé community near Cluny, Burgundy. Influenced by the French liturgist and church musician Joseph Gelineau, Berthier began writing songs for equal voices in 1955 for the services of the then nascent community of twenty brothers at Taizé. As the Taizé community grew, Berthier continued to compose most of the mini-hymns, canons, and various associated… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: [Kyrie eleison] (Berthier 55656)
Composer: Jacques Berthier
Incipit: 55656 67771 43221
Key: A♭ Major
Copyright: © 1998, Les Presses de Taizé, GIA Publications, Inc., agent.



Organ Solo

  • Hymnal Supplement Organ Prelude Edition: Volume 5 Praise and Adoration
    Composer/Editors David A. Johnson; Anne Krentz Organ
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (2003) pp. 76


Instances (1 - 8 of 8)

Bendigo al Señor #72b

Gather (3rd ed.) #345


Gather Comprehensive, Second Edition #279

Oramos Cantando = We Pray In Song #100

Oramos Cantando = We Pray In Song #308


RitualSong (2nd ed.) #148

Taizé #42c

Worship (4th ed.) #139

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