• Psalms

    Tutorials for chanting the Psalms

    These recordings provide some guidelines for learning to chant specific Psalms with the Saurm Use plainchant, as presented in the St. Dunstan’s Plainsong Psalter. For the graphics used in our plainchant workshops, see this page. Psalm 5 (Tone I) Psalm 7 (Tone I) Psalm 16 (Tone VIII) Psalm 25 (Tone I)

  • Psalms

    Chanted and choral settings of the Psalms

            Psalm 1. Beatus vir qui non abiit         Psalm 2. Quare fremuerunt gentes?         Psalm 5. Verba mea auribus percipe         Psalm 8. Domine Dominus noster quam admirabile         Psalm 10. Ut quid, Domine, recessisti longe?         Psalm 15. Domine, quis habitabit?         Psalm 16. Conserva me, Domine         Psalm 18. Diligam te, Domine         Psalm 19. Cæli enarrant gloriam Dei         Psalm 20. Exaudiat te Dominus         Psalm 21. Domine, in virtute tua    …

  • Psalms

    Psalm 16.
    Conserva me, Domine

    The recording below is based on the Sarum Psalm tones as presented in the St. Dunstan’s Plainsong Psalter. It is chanted to Tone VIII 5. Anglican chant settings Psalm 16 is chanted here to a setting by Haldane Campbell Stewart (1868-1942). It is sung by the Choir of Winchester Cathedral, conducted by Barry Ferguson with Roger Sayer at the organ. Psalm 16 is chanted here to a setting by William Crotch (1775-1847). The singers are the Choir of St. David’s Cathedral, Pembrokeshire, directed by Daniel Cook and accompanied by Simon Pearce, organ.

  • Psalms

    Psalm 5.
    Verba mea auribus percipe

    Plainchant setting The recording below is based on the Sarum Psalm tones as presented in the St. Dunstan’s Plainsong Psalter. It is chanted to Tone I A 4. Anglican chant setting Psalm 5 is chanted here to a setting by Edward Cuthbert Bairstow (1874-1946), It is sung by the Choir of York Minster, with conductor Philip Moore and organist John Scott Whiteley.

  • Psalms,  Service music

    Trinity Sunday

    Hymns for Trinity SundayPropersPsalms from the Daily OfficeMotets and cantatasJohn Keble, “Trinity Sunday” Hymns for Trinity Sunday “Holy, Holy, Holy! Lord God Almighty” (#266)“I bind unto myself today” (#268)“Holy, Holy, Holy, Lord” (#270) “Holy, Holy, Holy! Lord God Almighty” (#266) The processional hymns in our Trinity Sunday service is often “Holy, Holy, Holy! Lord God Almighty” (#266). It was written by Reginald Heber (1783-1826), a scholar (fellow of All Souls, Oxford), priest (rector of a parish in Shropshire for sixteen years), and bishop of Calcutta from 1823 until his death. As bishop of Calcutta, all of India was his diocese. An admirer of the hymns of John Newton and William…

  • Psalms

    Psalm 19.
    Cæli enarrant gloriam Dei

    The recording below is based on the Sarum Psalm tones as presented in the St. Dunstan’s Plainsong Psalter. It is chanted to Tone IV 5. Psalm 19 is chanted here in a setting by Edward John Hopkins (1818-1901). The singers are the Choir of Westminster Abbey conducted by Andrew Lumsden. Martin Neary accompanies at the organ.