Psalm 78:1–17.
Attendite, popule meus, legem meam

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 B 4.

Psalm 78:1-17
Anglican chant settings

From a live BBC radio broadcast on 15 July 1992, the choir of Winchester Cathedral chants all 56 verses of Psalm 78, with 5 different chant settings The composers are Reginald Alwyn Surplice (1906-1977), Richard Clark (1780-1856), Ivor Algernon Atkins (1869-1953), John Soaper (1743-1794), and Thomas Attwood (1765-1838). The choir is directed by David Hill, with assistant organist David Dunnett.

The Choir of King’s College, Cambridge employs 4 different chant settings to sing Psalm 78. The composers are Arthur Henry Mann (1850-1929), Robert Cooke (1768-1814), James Nares (1715-1783), and Charles Villiers Stanford (1852-1924). In this recording from 1971, the choir is conducted by Sir David Willcocks