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Psalm 27: The Lord Is My Light (David Haas)

Voice and guitar: Richard Schletty

Refrain:
The Lord is my light and my salvation, of whom shall I be afraid, of whom shall I be afraid?

Text: Psalm 27:1-2, 4, 13-14; David Haas
Music: David Haas
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Domingo 2 Cuaresma C - Salmo 26 - El Señor es mi luz y mi salvación

Learn how to sing psalms in Spanish! Free download of guitar lead sheet and audio demo: Responsorial Psalm 26 in Spanish for 2nd Sunday of Lent (C). Domingo 2 Cuaresma C – Salmo 26 – El Señor es mi luz y mi salvación.

Please visit Catholic Liturgy in Song to get free downloads of guitar lead sheet and audio demos.

https://catholicliturgyinsong.org/product/domingo-2-cuaresma-c-salmo-26-el-senor-es-mi-luz-y-mi-salvacion/


Domingo 2 Cuaresma, Ciclo C

Salmo Responsorial
Salmo 26, 1. 7-8a. 8b-9abc. 13-14, R. (1a)

        Bm(Simin)          A7(La7) D(Re)
R. El Señor es mi luz y mi sal-va-ción.

Go to catholicliturgyinsong.org to download guitar lead sheet for complete psalm verses and Gospel acclamation.

GIA hymnals comparative listing of songs (2019)

GIA hymnals comparative listings are very helpful for locating songs. Here are GIA Music's current hymnals: giamusic.com/store/sacred-music-hymnals

GIA Music's comparative listings for current hymnals (as of 2019) include these hymnals:

Worship 4 (W4), Worship 3 (W3), Gather 3 (G3), Gather Comprehensive 2nd Edition (GC2), RitualSong 1st Edition (RS), Gather Comprehensive (GC), Catholic Community Hymnal (CCH), Gather 2 (G2) and Ritual Song 2nd Edition (RS2).

Comparative Listings (click links to download Excel spreadsheets in XLSX format):
Hymns & Songs | Psalmody | Service Music: Masses | Service Music: Various

Note: If you would like to see low-resolution previews of hymns at no cost, many can be found at Hymnary.org. They have an option to purchase high res sheet music on this website.

Of course, you can also purchase sheet music, piano books, and guitar books from GIA Music. I purchased my own Gather guitar books (a 3-volume set) in order to practice songs at home and they have really helped me become a better cantor and guitarist. It is worth the investment of $70 to $120 to have your own books. If you are lucky, your church will purchase an extra set for you.

Hymns and Songs
Title W4 W3 G3 GC2 RS GC CCH G2 RS2
A Blind Man Sat beside the Road                
A Celtic Rune              
A Child Is Born in Bethlehem          
A Generous Heart                
A Great Cloud of Witnesses                
A House of Prayer                
A Hymn of Glory Let Us Sing  
A Litany of Love                
A Living Faith      
A Message Came to a Maiden Young                
A Mighty Fortress Is Our God    
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Domingo 1 Cuaresma C - Salmo 90 - Tú eres mi Dios y en ti confío

Here is an arrangement of Salmo 90 for the First Sunday of Lent, Cycle C. 

Anthony Moran wrote this musical setting. He sent to me an a cappella recording of his lead voice. I added 12-string guitar and my own voices, mixing it using Apple Logic Pro. Yes, my bass, descant and falsetto voices are what you hear in there. Here's your opportunity to learn how to sing "salmos responsoriales" – responsorial psalms in Spanish. – Richard Schletty

Please visit Catholic Liturgy in Song to get free downloads of guitar lead sheet and audio demo for Responsorial Psalm 90 in Spanish.

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Domingo 1 Cuaresma, Ciclo C
 
Salmo Responsorial
Salmo 90, 1-2. 10-11. 12-13. 14-15, R. (cf. 15b)
 
      Bm(Simin)         A7(La7) D(Re)
R. Tú eres mi Dios y en ti   confío.
 
Bm(Simin)
Tú, que vivas al amparo del Altísimo
D(Re)                               Bm(Simin)
y descansas a la sombra del todopoderoso,
Bm(Simin) A(La)                             D(Re)
 dile al  Señor: "Tu eres mi refugio y fortaleza;
A(La)                      Bm(Simin)
tú eres mi Dios y en ti confío".
 
R. Tú eres mi Dios y en ti confío.
 
No te sucederá desgracia alguna,
ninguna calamidad caerá sobre tu casa... 
  

Miercoles de Ceniza (C) - Salmo 50 - Misericordia, Señor, hemos pecado

Here is an arrangement of Salmo 50 by Anthony Moran. Anthony sent to me an a cappella recording of his lead voice. I added 12-string guitar and my own voices, mixing it using Apple Logic Pro. Yes, my bass, descant and falsetto voices are what you hear in there. Here's your opportunity to learn how to sing "salmos responsoriales" – responsorial psalms in Spanish. – Richard Schletty

Please visit Catholic Liturgy in Song to get free downloads of guitar lead sheet and audio demo for Responsorial Psalm 50 in Spanish for Ash Wednesday, Cycle C:

https://catholicliturgyinsong.org/product/miercoles-de-ceniza-ciclo-c-salmo-50-misericordia-senor-hemos-pecado/

Miercoles de Ceniza Ciclo C, 6 De Marzo 2019
 
Salmo Responsorial
Salmo 50, 3-4. 5-6a. 12-13. 14 y 17, R. (cf 3a)
 
   Bm(Simin)            Em(Mimin) Bm(Simin)
R. Misericordia, Señor, hemos pecado.
 
Bm(Simin) 
Por tu inmensa compasión y misericordia,
D(Re)                               Bm(Simin)
Señor, apiádate de mí y olvida mis ofensas.
Bm(Simin)      A(La)     D(Re)
Lávame bien de todos mis delitos,
A(La)                 Bm(Simin)
y purifícame de mis pecados.  R. ...

Domingo 8 ordinario (C) - Salmo 91 - Qué bueno es darte gracias, Señor

Here is an arrangement of Salmo 91 by Anthony Moran. Richard Schletty recorded and mixed this in his basement using Apple Logic Pro and his collection of real and digital instruments, along with his late night voices. Here's your opportunity to learn how to sing "salmos responsoriales" – responsorial psalms in Spanish.

Please visit Catholic Liturgy in Song to get free downloads of guitar lead sheet and audio demo for Responsorial Psalm 91 in Spanish for the 8th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Cycle C:

https://catholicliturgyinsong.org/product/domingo-8-ordinario-c-salmo-91-que-bueno-es-darte-gracias-senor/
 

Domingo 8 Ordinario (Ciclo C), 3 De Marzo 2019
Salmo Responsorial
Del Salmo 91, R. cf. 2a
 
        D(Re)          A7(La7)    D(Re)
R. ¡Qué bueno es darte gracias, Señor!
 
D(Re)                               Bm(Simin)
¡Qué bueno es darte gracias, Dios altísimo,
Bm(Simin)     A7(La7)
y celebrar tu nombre, 
A7(La7)
pregonando tu amor cada mañana 
A7(La7)                   D(Re)
y tu fidelidad, todas las noches! ...
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More Than 400 Free Catholic Hymn Scores from the Vatican II Hymnal

This article first appeared at cwatershed.org/blog/2011/dec/14/more-400-free-catholic-hymn-scores/

More than 200 free SATB hymn scores from The Vatican II Hymnal are available at the Corpus Christi Watershed website (ccwatershed.org). Additionally, 200+ organist scores (matching the SATB arrangements) are freely available at this website

For an index for the Vatican II Hymnalplease click here.

Here is a sampling of hymns available:

Page 203 • O God, Our Help In Ages Past (ST. ANNE)
    (organist)   •   (SATB)   •   (Org/Cantor)

Page 204 • All People That On Earth Do Dwell (OLD HUNDREDTH)
    (organist)   •   (SATB)   •   (Org/Cantor)

Page 205 • Praise to the Lord, The Almighty (LOBE DEN HERREN)
    (organist)   •   (SATB)   •   (Org/Cantor)

Page 206 • All Creatures of Our God and King (LASST UNS ERFREUEN)
    (organist)   •   (alt)   •   (SATB)   •   (Org/Cantor) ...
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