Free settngs of the Common Psalms for the Easter season

These are free-use settings of the Common Psalms for the Easter season, Ascension and Pentecost.

Some of these settings were written so long ago that they are are now in the public-domain, while others have been made available to be used - sometimes only in certain circumstances.

There are a many settings of these texts that are still copyright - these can usually be found by consulting publisher websites and looking for the specific text or psalm number.

See Introducing the Common Psalms for information about how these can be used.

Psalms for Easter

Psalm 117: 1-2. 16-17.22-23 r. 24 - This day was made by the Lord; we rejoice and are glad. 

This is the Psalm for Easter Sunday - Mass of the day. 

Psalm settings

Free-use hymn settings:

  • This is the Day

Psalm 65: 1-7. 16.20 r.1 - Cry out with joy to God all the earth, alleluia!

This is the Psalm for the 6th Sunday of Easter, Year A

Psalm settings

Psalm for Ascension

Psalm 46: 2-3. 6-9 r. 6 God goes up with shouts of joy

Psalm settings

Psalm for Pentecost

Psalm 103: 1. 24.29-31 .34 r. cf.30 - Send forth your spirit, O Lord, and renew the face of the earth

Psalm settings

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  1. This is a wonderful site that is really practically useful. Can I just point out that on your page, the links for the Music for Mass Psalms for Pentecost UK/Ireland and Canada seem to be links to Alleluias, and don't work? They should be:
    Many thanks

    1. Thanks you, I've fixed that now. It's always helpful to hear about incorrect links. I try to double check them myself, but it's easy to miss some.

      And this is a good reminder that I really should finish the page of common-psalm links for Ordinary Time too.


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