We end our first season the way it began, with a setting of a Psalm text! Join cohosts Zack Stachowski and Matt Reichert as they speak with composer Christopher Walker about his setting of Psalm 27. They discuss the sometimes not-so-helpful structure of responsorial Psalms, the clash of popular music culture and liturgical music culture regarding composer celebrity status, the importance of humility, and more.
So, please open your hymnal to "The Lord is My Light."
You can purchase a copy of the score and a copy of the song recording from OCP. You can also purchase the other song recordings you heard in the episode: "O God, You Search Me" (Bernadette Farrell), "Keep Me, Lord" (John Bell), and "Hail Mary, Full of Grace" (Christopher Walker).
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