Tanach / Bible

Music for P’sukei D’zimra

Psalm 92 Musical settings for the ‘Verses of song’ section of the morning service This list includes solo pieces, duets, congregational music, chants, rounds, and full choral settings. Much of it can work unaccompanied as well as accompanied, while some work better with accompaniment.

Society for Old Testament Study Conference, Oxford University July 2019

Performance of Mah Gadlu (Ps 92) by Worcester College Choir, and first performances of Barchi Nafshi (Ps 103) and Shiru Ladonai (Ps 96) by Alexander Massey and Matthew Faulk as part of the final Psalms Concert. The Society for Old Testament Study (SOTS) is “a learned society of professional scholars and others committed to the study of the …

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Psalm settings

Here are my (currently 15) musical settings of various complete psalms, some part psalms, and single psalm verses: Ashrei Ha’am (Ps. 89:16-19; SATB) – Rosh Hashanah; Parshat B’ha’alotecha – includes fun (optional) vocal ‘echoes’ in the chorus Barchi Nafshi (Ps 103:1-12) – thoughtful; verses used at Kol Nidrei and High Holy Days; usually solo B’ruchah …

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