A Presbyterian colleague referred me to a project that has intrigued me. The Psalm Project is a group of musicians who pair contemporary translations of the Psalms with contemporary versions of tunes from the Genevan Psalter (encouraged, in part, by the Calvin Institute for Christian Worship.)  Sheet music for a number of their psalm settings is available. Although these psalms may have limited liturgical usage, some may find them inspiring for devotional listening.

Here’s their take on a familiar melody:

(Your church music trivia for today: the tune we know as OLD HUNDREDTH is actually paired with Psalm 134 in the Genevan Psalter.)

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