Psalm 23

The Lord is my Shepherd, there is nothing I shall want

Author (antiphons): Joseph Gelineau
Tune: [My shepherd is the Lord] (Gelineau)
Published in 3 hymnals

Author (antiphons): 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: The Lord is my Shepherd, there is nothing I shall want
Title: Psalm 23
Author (antiphons): Joseph Gelineau
Source: The Grail Version
Publication Date: 2005
Copyright: Words © The Grail. Permission applied for.



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Church Hymnary (4th ed.) #17
Together in Song: Australian hymn book II #11
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