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PSALM 86

PSALM 86

Composer: Claude Goudimel (1514-1572, alt.)
Published in 2 hymnals


Printable scores: PDF
Audio files: Recording

Composer: Claude 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: PSALM 86
Composer: Claude Goudimel (1514-1572, alt.)
Meter: 8.8.7.7 D
Key: g minor

Media

Small Church Music #2804
  • PDF Score (PDF)

Instances

Instances (1 - 2 of 2)
Audio

Small Church Music #2804

TextPage Scan

The Hymnal 1982 #258

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