Composer: Jacques Berthier

Berthier was born at Auxerre, Burgundy, in 1923, to musician parents. His father, Paul, was a composer and student of Vincent d'Indy at the Schola Cantorum, and in 1907 founded the famous Little Singers of the Wooden Cross. He was master of the chapel and organist at the Cathedral of Auxerre for fifty years. At first, Jacques was a student of his parents. He studied piano, organ, harmony, and composition with them. Soon, he began to compose melodies and original instrumental pieces. After the war, he entered the César Franck School in Paris. There he became a serious student of composition under Guy de Lioncourt (the nephew of Vincent d'Indy) whose musician daughter he married. He also studied organ, the fugue, and counterpoint with… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: Jacques Berthier
Meter: Irregular
Incipit: 33133 22234 45565 1
Key: e minor or modal
Copyright: © 1991, Ateliers et Presses de Taizè, Taizè Community, France. GIA Publications, Inc. exclusive North American agent


Instances (15)TextImageAudioScoreFlexscore
Celebrating Grace Hymnal #644TextImage
Church Hymnary (4th ed.) #276Text
Common Praise (1998) #94TextImage
Evangelical Lutheran Worship #262TextImage
Gather (3rd ed.) #406Image
Glory to God: the Presbyterian Hymnal #90TextImageAudioFlexscore
Lift Up Your Hearts: psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs #480TextImageAudioFlexscore
Oramos Cantando = We Pray In Song #363Image
Psalms for All Seasons: a complete Psalter for worship #37BTextImage
Sing! A New Creation #96TextImageAudio
Singing Our Faith: a hymnal for young Catholics #104TextImage
The Covenant Hymnal: a worshipbook #143
Voices United: The Hymn and Worship Book of The United Church of Canada #22TextImage
Worship and Rejoice #166TextImage
Worship and Song #3049Text