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Anglican Psalter

Anglican Psalter

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  • ISBN-13: 9781853119880
  • Publisher: Hymns Ancient & Modern Ltd
  • Release Date: Aug 31, 2009
  • Edition: 2
  • Pages: 352 pages
  • Dimensions: 23.63 x 9.00 x 6.75 inches


Using Coverdale's translation of the Psalms from the Book of Common Prayer, the very best of Anglican chant is married to texts that have been used to sing the transcendent glory of God for three thousand years. The Psalms are ruthlessly honest in their portrayal of conflicting human emotions, and many psalters have excised the verses that speak of vengeance, hatred and anger. Acknowledging that these emotions are also part of human experience, the Anglican Psalter retains this material, to be included or omitted as local preference or the occasion dictates. Includes work by renowned composers past and present including Elgar, Parry, Stanford, Stainer, Wesley, Malcolm Archer, David Willcocks, John Barnard, and many more.

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