Contemporary Developments In Responsorial Psalmody

Source: The Complete Library of Christian Worship, Robert E. Webber, General Editor

Recent years have witnessed increased commitment to singing psalms at each worship service. As a result, composers of church music have produced a wealth of psalm settings for congregational use. These range in style and manner, but all intend to restore psalm singing as a significant aspect of common worship.

One of the happier effects of the liturgical movement and the subsequent renewal of worship in this century is the revived interest in singing the Psalms. While it can be rightly...


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