This Lent, spend some quiet time listening to the Psalms set to beautiful and meditative music.
In this glorious set of three recordings, experience the power of the psalms to communicate our needs and the assurance of God's provision. Favorite psalms such as The Lord is My Shepherd and Psalm 121 come to life. The recording booklets include meditations on each psalm for reflection. LISTEN BELOW:
“Outside of British record shops or cathedral gift stores, you rarely see a recording of real live Anglican chant – certainly not on this side of the Atlantic – so it’s refreshing to discover that the very fine Massachusetts based Gloriæ Dei Cantores, known for its many Gregorian chant recordings (among many other choral-music projects), has undertaken a three-volume series to explore, and hopefully expose new listeners to, this exceptional, unique, and affecting body of liturgical music.
...thanks to the superb efforts of this very sensitive, responsive choir, its knowing director, and a pair of first-rate organists, we experience something of the uniquely expressive power inherent in this manner of psalm-singing, which in its most accomplished form allows phrases to flow and important individual words their full presence and meaning.”
David Vernier Classics Today
- “... a delight to hear ... intonation and diction are of the highest order ... this recording could be especially helpful for private prayer and meditation.”
“These Volumes, although likely not intended for this purpose, are perfect for these smaller congregations as a means for enhancing meditation, worship, catechesis and training. As well, being centered in the Psalter, they are very useful in our private worship by setting the tone for both seasonal considerations and self-reflection.”
The Very Rev. Dr. Donald P. Richmond, Obl.OSB. Forward in Christ
- “Patterson brings to the recording the experience of leading these singers in daily worship. The singers enunciate clearly and devoutly, with gentle support from organ accompaniment... ”