Psalm 132

132A: When David Had a Longing

Other Resources:

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

Copyright Information:

  • Words: Martin Leckebusch © 2003 Kevin Mayhew Ltd.
  • Music (THAXTED 7.6.7.6 triple): Gustav Holst, 1921, P.D.
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    • Music: The Music is in Public Domain. You do not need permission to reprint this music.

132B: Once in Royal David’s City, When the King Was in Distress

Performance Notes:

  • For performance notes on this song, see page 1090 of Psalms for All Seasons: A Complete Psalter for Worship.

Other Resources:

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

Alternative Harmonization for Organ and Descant Resources:

  • Archer, Malcolm. After the Last Verse. Kevin Mayhew ISBN 0 86209 502 6 [1995]
  • MacNutt, Walter. The Waterloo Book of Hymns with Descants. Waterloo [1973]
  • Mawby, Colin.  Hymns for Occasions. Kevin Mayhew ISBN 0-86209-568-9 [1994]
  • Proulx, Richard. Hymn Intonations Preludes & Free Harmonizations. Vol. VI Selah 160-726 [1992]
  • Wilkinson, John T. One Hundred and Four Descants for “The Hymn Book”. enThusia [1980]
  • Winn, Cyril. 41 Descants to Familiar Hymn Tunes. Oxford [1961]

Alternative Harmonization for Piano:

  • Carlson, J. Bert. Let It Rip! At the Piano. Augsburg 11-11045 [2000]

Copyright Information:

  • Words: Michael Morgan © 2011 Michael Morgan, admin. Faith Alive Christian Resources
  • Music (IRBY 8.7.8.7.7.7): Henry J. Gauntlett, 1849, P.D.
  • Reprint Information:
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132C: A Responsorial Setting

Other Resources:

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

Copyright Information:

  • Words: James Montgomery, 1822, P.D.
  • Music (ST. THEODULPH/VALET WILL ICH DIR GEBEN fragment): Thomas Tertius Noble, 1615, P.D.
  • Psalm Text: from Evangelical Lutheran Worship © 2006 Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, admin. Augsburg Fortress Publishers
  • Tone: © 2011 Faith Alive Christian Resources
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