Psalm 122

122A: Rejoice, Rejoice, Come Sing with Me

Performance Notes:

Tune Information:

FOREST GREEN is an English folk tune associated with the ballad "The Ploughboy's Dream." Ralph Vaughan Williams turned FOREST GREEN into a hymn tune for The English Hymnal (1906), using it as a setting for "O Little Town of Bethlehem."

Shaped in rounded bar form (AABA), FOREST GREEN has the cheerful characteristics of folk tunes. Those characteristics help to support the humanness of this text: We are to be the children (folk) of God! Sing in unison or in harmony, but given the tune's many eighth notes, do not rush. Congregations used to certain rhythmic patterns in hymn tunes will be challenged by the new rhythms at the transition from line 3 to line 4; accompanists should give leadership there.

Other Resources:

  • Visit hymnary.org for more information on this song and additional resources.
  • The following are alternative accompaniments for this tune, FOREST GREEN.

Alternative Harmonization for Organ and Descant Resources:

  • Archer, Malcolm. After the Last Verse. Kevin Mayhew ISBN 0 86209 502 6 [1995]
  • Burkhardt, Michael. Easy Hymn Settings Christmas. Morningstar MSM-10-115 [1992]
  • Busarow, Donald. All Praise to You, Eternal God. Augsburg 11-9076 [1980]
  • Copes, V. Earle. Hymn Intonations Preludes & Free Harmonizations. Vol II Selah 160-722 [1991]
  • Eggert, John. Creative Hymn Accompaniments for Organ. vol. 2 CPH97-6851 [2000]
  • Hancock, Gerre. Organ Improvisations for Hymn Singing. Hinshaw HMO-100 [1975]
  • Rawsthorne, Noel. 200 Last Verses. Kevin Mayhew ISBN 0 86209 189 6 [1991]
  • Winn, Cyril. 41 Descants to Familiar Hymn Tunes. Oxford [1961]

Alternative Harmonization for Piano:

  • Hopson, Hal H. The Creative Use of the Piano in Worship. Hope 8392 [2008]
  • Wold, Wayne L. Let It Rip! At the Piano vol. 2 Augsburg ISBN 0-8006-7580-0 [2003]

Copyright Information:

  • Words: Adam M. L. Tice, 2010, © 2011 GIA Publications, Inc.
  • Music (FOREST GREEN 8.6.8.6 D): English; harm. J. Michael Joncas (b. 1951) © 1987 GIA Publications, Inc.
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122B: I Rejoiced When I Heard Them Say

Other Resources:

  • Visit hymnary.org for more information on this song and additional resources.

Copyright Information:

  • Words: Bernadette Farrell © 1993 Bernadette Farrell, admin. OCP Publications
  • Music (ENGLAND 8.8.8.8 with refrain): Bernadette Farrell © 1993 Bernadette Farrell, admin. OCP Publications
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122C: A Litany for Peace in Places of Conflict

Other Resources:

  • Visit hymnary.org for more information on this song and additional resources.

Copyright Information:

  • John D. Witvliet, 2011, © Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike
  • Reprint Information:
    • You do not need permission to reprint this Litany; please use the correct copyright line.

122D: A Responsorial Setting

Performance Notes:

  • For notes on this setting, see page 1089 of Psalms for All Seasons: A Complete Psalter for Worship.

Other Resources:

Copyright Information:

  • Words and Music: David Haas (b. 1957) © 1994 GIA Publications, Inc.
  • Psalm Text: from Evangelical Lutheran Worship © 2006 Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, admin. Augsburg Fortress Publishers
  • Tone: © 2011 Faith Alive Christian Resources
  • Reprint Information for the Refrain:
    • Words and Music: permitted with a license from OneLicense.net.
    • When reprinting the Psalm Text and Tone, please use the correct copyright line. Faith Alive Christian Resources gives you permission to reprint the Tone for use in a worship setting.

 

  • Music: Hermann Rauhe © Bosse-Verlag, Kassel
  • Tone: © 2011 Faith Alive Christian Resources
  • Reprint Information for the Alternative Refrain:
    • Faith Alive Christian Resources gives you permission to reprint the Tone for use in a worship setting; please use the correct copyright line.

122E: Let Us Go Rejoicing

Other Resources:

  • Purchase an octavo arrangement or recording of this Psalm that is written by Bob Hurd and published by Oregon Catholic Press.
  • Visit hymnary.org for more information on this song and additional resources.

Copyright Information:

  • Words: Bob Hurd (b. 1950) © 1999, 2000 Bob Hurd, admin. OCP Publications
  • Music (POINT HILL 6.8.6.6.7.6.9): Bob Hurd (b. 1950); acc. Craig S. Kingsbury (b. 1952) © 1999, 2000 Bob Hurd, admin. OCP Publications
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122F: With Joy I Heard My Friends Exclaim

Other Resources:

  • Visit hymnary.org for more information on this song and additional resources.
  • The following are alternative accompaniments for this tune, SUSSEX CAROL

Alternative Harmonization for Organ and Descant Resources:

  • Archer, Malcolm. After the Last Verse. Kevin Mayhew ISBN 0 86209 502 6 [1995]
  • Eggert, John. Creative Hymn Accompaniments for Organ. vol. 2 CPH 97-6851 [2000]
  • Rawsthorne, Noel. 200 Last Verses. Kevin Mayhew ISBN 0 86209 189 6 [1991]
  • Rawsthorne, Noel. More Last Verses. Kevin Mayhew [1996]

Alternative Harmonization for Piano:

  • Sedio, Mark. Let It Rip! At the Piano. vol. 2 Augsburg ISBN 0-8006-7580-0 [2003]

Copyright Information:

  • Words: Psalter, 1912, alt.; ref. Hal H. Hopson © 2008 Birnamwood Publications, a division of MorningStar Music Publishers, Inc.
  • Music (SUSSEX CAROL 8.8.8.8.8.8): English carol; arr. Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958) © 1919 Stainer & Bell Ltd.
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