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date: 23 October 2020

psalter. 

Source:
The Oxford Companion to Music
Author(s):
Alex LingasAlex Lingas

A translation of the 150 Hebrew biblical psalms arranged for Christian liturgical or devotional use. Additional material found in certain psalters includes refrains used for antiphonal psalmody and appendices containing canticles or other sacred writings. Two major approaches to the division of the biblical text into 150 psalms may be distinguished: that of the Greek translation of the 3rd–2nd centuries ... ...

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