Psalm 40

40A: A Responsorial Setting

Performance Notes:

  • For performance notes on this song, see page 1080 of Psalms for All Seasons: A Complete Psalter for Worship.

Other Resources:

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

Copyright Information:

  • Words: © 1969, 1981, 1997 International Commission on English in the Liturgy Corporation
  • Music: Rory Cooney (b. 1952) © 1971, 1991 OCP Publications
  • 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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40B: I Waited Patiently For God

Performance Notes:

  • For performance notes on this song, see page 1080 of Psalms for All Seasons: A Complete Psalter for Worship.

Other Resources:

  • Purchase a collection or a CD recording written by John Bell that contains this song and is published by GIA Publications, Inc.
  • Visit hymnary.org for more information on this song and additional resources.
  • The following are alternative accompaniments for this tune, AMAZING GRACE/NEW BRITAIN.

Alternative Harmonization for Organ and Descant Resources:

  • Busarow, Donald. All Praise to You, Eternal God. Augsburg 11-9076 [1980] (√+)
  • Fedak, Alfred V. Hymn Intonations Preludes and Free Harmonizations. Vol III. Selah 160-723 [1992]
  • Hancock, Gerre. Organ Improvisations for Hymn Singing. Hinshaw HMO-100 [1975]
  • Proulx, Richard. Hymn Intonations Preludes & Free Harmonizations. Vol. VI Selah 160-726 [1992]
  • Proulx, Richard. Hymn Intonations Preludes & Free Harmonizations. Vol. VIII Selah 160-728 [1996]
  • Rawsthorne, Noel. More Last Verses. Kevin Mayhew [1996]

Alternative Harmonization for Piano:

  • Cherwien, David. 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: The Iona Community © 1993 Wild Goose Resource Group, Iona Community, Scotland, GIA Publications, Inc., exclusive North American agent
  • Music (AMAZING GRACE/NEW BRITAIN 8.6.8.6): Scottish traditional; arr. The Iona Community © 1993 Wild Goose Resource Group, Iona Community, Scotland, GIA Publications, Inc., exclusive North American agent
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40C: I Will Wait upon the Lord

Other Resources:

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

Copyright Information:

  • Words and Music: Greg Scheer © 1993 Greg Scheer
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