François Couperin, arr. Richard Proulx
Text Psalm 33
Voicing Two-part choir, kbyd., opt. cello or bassoon
Topic Praise and Adoration
Lectionary Usage Proper 5A
Length 2' 00" Price $2.10 (U.S.)
Catalog no. 410-832
Difficulty Mod. easy
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Min. of 3
All who are just, sing praise to God
with harp and voice of rejoicing.
Let trumpets sound with all their skill,
and sound a new song; lift every voice.
We know that God's word is right and truly just.
God made the heavens and heavenly host
his word caused them to be.
Let all who dwell on earth now stand
in awe and fear of the Lord.
-Psalm 33:1-4, para. Richard Proulx
© 2011 Selah Publishing Co., Inc., Pittsburgh, Pa., 15227. All rights reserved.
One of François Couperin's
"Four Versets" of 1703 finds new life in this arrangement
by Richard Proulx. A worthy addition to the repertoire for the
smaller choir, the work features a text based on the opening
verses of Psalm 33. It may be sung by a two-part choir of mixed
voices, or by two soloists. Continuo cello or bassoon may be
added to the accompaniment for purposes of color and a more authentic