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September 6, 2019

Josh Blakesley plays Psalm 47 from Spirit & Psalm


Josh Blakesley demonstrates how to play a selection from Spirit & Psalm for the Feast of the Ascension of the Lord. Josh uses text from Psalm 47 in this upbeat and joyous piece, featuring strong guitar in drop D tuning.

God has gone up with a shout;
the Lord, amid trumpet blasts.

Sing praise to God, sing praise;
sing praise to our king, sing praise.

For God is king over all the earth;
sing hymns of praise.

God rules over the nations;
God sits upon his holy throne.

Spirit & Psalm is a contemporary psalter featuring:

  • Brand-new settings from top Spirit & Song composers
  • Verbatim texts from the Lectionary
  • Full recordings of all psalms and Gospel Acclamations
  • Psalm verses that can be chanted or sung metrically
  • Approachable vocal and keyboard arrangements
For more information on Spirit & Psalm, go here.