[This is the day the Lord has made] (Proulx)

[This is the day the Lord has made] (Proulx)

Composer: Richard Proulx; Composer: Joseph Gelineau
Published in 5 hymnals


Composer: Richard Proulx

Richard Proulx (b. St. Paul, MN, April 3, 1937; d. Chicago, IL, February 18, 2010). A composer, conductor, and teacher, Proulx was director of music at the Holy Name Cathedral in Chicago, Illinois (1980-1997); before that he was organist and choirmaster at St. Thomas' Episcopal Church in Seattle, Washington. He contributed his expertise to the Roman Catholic Worship III (1986), The Episcopal Hymnal 1982, The United Methodist Hymnal (1989), and the ecumenical A New Hymnal for Colleges and Schools (1992). He was educated at the University of Minnesota, MacPhail College of Music in Minneapolis, Minnesota, St. John's Abbey in Collegeville, Minnesota, and the Royal School of Church Music in England. He composed more than 250 works. Bert Polma… Go to person page >

Composer: Joseph 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: [This is the day the Lord has made] (Proulx)
Composer: Richard Proulx
Composer: Joseph Gelineau
Incipit: 56121 656
Key: a minor/B♭ Major
Copyright: Antiphon © 1975, GIA Publications, Inc.;Verses © 1963, 1993, The Grail, GIA Publications, Inc. agent

Instances

Instances (1 - 5 of 5)

Gather Comprehensive #115

Hymnal Supplement 1991 #710

RitualSong #160

The United Methodist Hymnal #839b

Worship (3rd ed.) #836

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