The Anglican Psalter: The Psalms of David Pointed and Edited for Chanting (Hardcover)

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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.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781848256934
ISBN-10: 1848256930
Publisher: Canterbury Press
Publication Date: June 6th, 2014
Pages: 352
Language: English