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Spirit & Psalm

CONTEMPORARY PSALMS

 

A new edition of contemporary psalmody from your favorite artists!

Spirit & Psalm is a complete psalter, offering verbatim responsorial psalms and Gospel Acclamations. Featuring fresh and updated arrangements, this resource features music for Sundays and major feast days for the entire 2019 liturgical year — a great complement to your missal or hymnal program.

 
 

Check out settings from Steve Angrisano, Iván Díaz, Santiago Fernández, Sarah Hart, Chris Muglia, Curtis Stephan and many more. These psalms are ideal for music directors and musicians looking to add contemporary-sounding psalmody to their liturgies.

Additionally, the 2019 edition now includes Josh Blakesley’s popular Mass of Restoration — both Gospel and Lenten Gospel Acclamations. The entire resource features beautiful vocals from a variety of male and female cantors in a five-CD set.

Spirit & Psalm at a glance

  • Contemporary: Brand new settings from top Spirit & Song composers
  • Accurate: Verbatim texts from the Lectionary
  • Convenient: organized according to the liturgical calendar
  • Complete: Full recordings of all psalms and Gospel Acclamations, including every verse
  • Versatile: Psalm verses that can be chanted or sung metrically, depending on your musician, cantor or choir's needs
  • Accessible: Vocal and keyboard arrangements that are approachable for most contemporary ensembles

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Learn how to play songs from some of your favorite Spirit & Psalm 2019 composers:

 
 

Customer testimonials

"The responses and acclamations were really accessible; our congregation sang them so well."
       —Adam B., Director of Ministries, St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, Lexington, KY

 

"Both our ensemble and assembly thought the psalm refrains were easy to learn and refreshing."
       —Dinnah S., Music Coordinator, Holy Family, Artesia, CA

 

"Preparing with Spirit & Psalm was easy, especially with the recorded demo."
       —Harry W., Director of Music and Liturgy Chair, Mount Vernon, WA

 

Questions?

Call or email a product specialist: 1-800-548-8749 or productspecialist@ocp.org

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3rd Sunday of Lent

Responsorial psalm   Ben Walther

 

Gospel Acclamation
Tom Booth

 
 

28th Sunday of Ordinary Time

Responsorial psalm   Josh Blakesley

 

Gospel Acclamation
Curtis Stephan

 
 

29th Sunday of Ordinary Time

Responsorial psalm   Paul Hillebrand,
vocals Sarah Hart

 

Gospel Acclamation
Josh Blakesley

 
 

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