Lectionary Psalms: Michel Guimont

The Revised Grail Psalms

by Michel Guimont

Item #: G-8150     Status: Available

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Since 1994, the psalm refrain settings and psalm tones of Canadian composer Michel Guimont have enjoyed wide popularity in North America.They have a harmonic freshness and flexibility in performance that makes them a unique and enduring contribution to the church’s song.


This new edition offers another complete set of responsorial psalms for use throughout the three-year Lectionary cycle. Using the Revised Grail Psalms—designated to be the official English-language Psalter used in future Roman Catholic liturgical books—each of the settings in this collection can be performed using organ, piano, or guitar.The verses can be sung by a solo cantor or by SATB choir.This current edition includes ten new refrain settings and seven new psalm tones.While this collection may be used as a Lectionary psalter, regardless of what musical resource is found in the pew, this edition is uniquely linked to Gather, Third Edition

Text Source: Refs. Lectionary for Mass; vv. The Revised Grail Psalms or NAB

Number of Pages: 212

Difficulty Level: E

Language: English

Edition Format: Print

Copyright: Collection © 1994, 1998, 2011, 2012 GIA. Refs. © 1969, 1981, 1997 ICEL. Psalm Verses © 2010 Conception Abbey/The Grail, admin. GIA. Canticle Verses © 1970, 1997, 1998 CCD. Individual copyrights may apply.