Psalm 140

140A: Deliver Me from Evil

Performance Notes:

  • For performance notes on this song, see page 1091 of Psalms for All Seasons: A Complete Psalter for Worship.

Other Resources:

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  • The following are alternative accompaniments for this tune, HERZLICH TUT MICH VERLANGEN/PASSION CHORALE/ACH HERR, MICH ARMEN SÜNDER.

Alternative Harmonization for Organ and Descant Resources:

  • Archer, Malcolm. After the Last Verse. Kevin Mayhew ISBN 0 86209 502 6 [1995]
  • Burkhardt, Michael. As Though the Whole Creation Cried. Morningstar MSM-10-555 [2001]
  • Burkhardt, Michael. Easy Hymn Settings Lent.  Morningstar MSM-10-315 [1992]
  • Eggert, John. Creative Hymn Accompaniments for Organ. vol. 2 CPH97-6851 [2000]
  • Fedak, Alfred V. 25 More Harmonizations. Selah 160-729 [1998]
  • Mawby, Colin.  Hymns for Occasions. Kevin Mayhew ISBN 0-86209-568-9 [1994]
  • Noble, T. Tertius. Fifty Free Organ Accompaniments to Well-Known Hymn Tunes. J. Fischer 8430 [1949]
  • Powell, Robert J. Free Hymn Accompaniments. Abingdon APM-513 [1979]
  • Rawsthorne, Noel. 200 Last Verses. Kevin Mayhew ISBN 0 86209 189 6 [1991]
  • Shaw, Geoffrey. The Descant Hymn Book bk 2. Novello

Alternative Harmonization for Piano:

  • Gervais, Pam. Let It Rip! At the Piano. Augsburg 11-11045 [2000]
  • Hopson, Hal H. The Creative Use of the Piano in Worship. Hope 8392 [2008]

Copyright Information:

  • Words: Psalter, 1912; rev. Bert Witvoet, 1985, © 1987 Faith Alive Christian Resources
  • Music (PASSION CHORALE/HERZLICH TUT MICH VERLANGEN D): Hans Leo Hassler, 1601; adapt. and harm.  Johann S. Bach (1685-1750), in St. Matthew Passion, 1729, P.D.
  • Reprint Information:
    • Words: permitted with a license from or a CCLI License.
    • Music: The Music is in Public Domain. You do not need permission to reprint it.