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Psalm 23

My shepherd is the Lord, Nothing indeed shall I want

Author (Refrain): Joseph Gelineau
Tune: [My shepherd is the Lord] (Gelineau)
Published in 4 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI, Recording
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Author (Refrain): 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 >

Text Information

First Line: My shepherd is the Lord, Nothing indeed shall I want
Title: Psalm 23
Author (Refrain): Joseph Gelineau
Copyright: © 1963, Ladies of The Grail (England), admin. GIA Publications, Inc.



Instances (1 - 4 of 4)

Sing! A New Creation #181b


The United Methodist Hymnal #137


The United Methodist Hymnal #754

Page Scan

Voices United #749a

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