Psalm 8: O Lord, Our God - Trinity Sunday (by Richard Schletty)

Psalm 8 - Trinity Sunday - cycle C
Composed and performed by Richard Schletty www.schlettysound.com. This is my submission to the Sunday Psalm Projectwww.sundaypsalm.com/archive/

Guitar and voice version:

Piano and voice version:

Song lead sheet (PDF), piano + voice staff notation (PDF) and two audio file demos (MP3) are available for download at bottom of story. Much credit and thanks go to Paul F. Page and André van Haren for help with piano arrangement and engraving.

Be sure to check out the piano + voice version in the attachments below.

Refrain
Amaj7        D        Cmaj7          Bm7     Cmaj7   A   Cmaj7 A
 O Lord, our God, how wonderful your name in all the earth!
 
Verse 1
Cmaj7          D            Bm7                  Em
When I see the heavens, the work of your fingers,
    Cmaj7        Bm7               E
the moon and the stars which you arranged,
Cmaj7    D                   Em           
 what is man that you should keep him in mind,
    Am7    Bm7                   E    E7
the son of man that you care for him?  
 
Refrain
 
Verse 2
Cmaj7         D               Bm7            Em
 Yet you have made him little lower than the angels;
     Cmaj7     Bm7       E
with glory and honor you crowned him,
Cmaj7     D              Em           
 gave him power over the works of your hands:
Am7          Bm7              E    E7
 you put all things under his feet.  
 
Refrain
 
Verse 3
Cmaj7   D    Bm7         Em
 All of them,  sheep and oxen,
Cmaj7          Bm7           E
 yes, even the cattle of the fields,
Cmaj7         D        Em           
 birds of the air, and fish of the sea
Am7              Bm7             E    E7
 that make their way through the waters.  
 
Refrain
 
Text: Psalm 8. The Revised Grail Psalms Copyright © 2010, Conception Abbey/The Grail, admin. by GIA Publications, Inc., www.giamusic.com
 
Music © 2016 Richard Schletty, www.schlettysound.com

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Psalm 8 - Trinity Sunday-C-lead sheet.pdf28.83 KB
Psalm 8 - O Lord, Our God-v7-violin.mp34.11 MB
Psalm 8 - O Lord, Our God - Trinity Sunday - Schletty.mp33.84 MB
Psalm 8 - O Lord, Our God-v7-piano+voice score.pdf72.02 KB
Psalm 8-O Lord Our God How Wonderful-piano+voice.mp35.51 MB