Psalm 46: a “Lutheran” chant

One of my favourite Anglican psalm chants is the one for Psalm 46, based on Luther’s Ein Feste Burg:

Last year, it occurred to me that this could be adapted for the short chants used in modern Lutheran liturgies such as the Lutheran Service Book. I’ve now finally got round to doing this, and the result is here:

Psalm 46 short chant

Feel free to use it yourself. It’s licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

It can be used either as a double chant or (if your congregation is anything like ours…) as a safety-first single chant.


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