[My soul glorifies the Lord]

Composer (Gelineau tone): 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 >

Composer: Robert J. Batastini

Robert J. Batastini is the retired vice president and senior editor of GIA Publications, Inc., Chicago. Though retired from management, he maintains an active role at GIA. Bob has over fifty-five years of service in pastoral music ministry, having served several parishes in the Archdiocese of Chicago and one in the Diocese of Joliet. He served as executive editor and project director for the Worship hymnals (three editions), Gather hymnals (three editions), Catholic Community Hymnal, and as executive editor of RitualSong. Since retirement, he has continued as project director for Me, Guise Me—Second Edition, and served on the editorial committees for Worship—Fourth Edition, and Oramos Cantando. In 1993 he became the first recipient o… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer (Gelineau tone): Joseph Gelineau
Composer: Robert J. Batastini
Key: B♭ Major
Source: Psalm Tone: Lutheran Worship; Antiphon
Copyright: © 1972, GIA Publications, Inc.; © Concordia Publishing House

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