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[You are blest, Lord God of our fathers]

[You are blest, Lord God of our fathers]

Composer: Joseph Gelineau
Published in 5 hymnals


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: [You are blest, Lord God of our fathers]
Composer: Joseph Gelineau
Incipit: 55177 66712 1
Key: A Major
Copyright: © 1963, GIA Publications, Inc.

Instances

Instances (1 - 5 of 5)

Gather Comprehensive #151

RitualSong #206

Worship (3rd ed.) #84

Text

Worship (3rd ed.) #859

Worship (4th ed.) #117

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