By the power of God, the Thai Psalms project has started well and is continuing to progress strongly. Last week saw the first master CD of ten Thai Psalms recorded. The Psalms were recorded at a studio within Mahidol University, Thailand’s official school for Thai traditional arts. Professional Thai singers and instrumental players performed masterfully, producing compositions of excellent quality. Each Psalm’s musical arrangement was tailored to match the words in tone, pace, and feeling.

Several Thai Christians who have listened to selections from the CD have  been very impressed with the clarity of the words as well as the musical quality, commenting that the instruments and melodies chosen were appropriate and beautifully played.

This CD marks the first in the Kingdom of Thailand’s history the Thai King James Version of the Psalms has been recorded to Thai classical music.

CD 1: The Psalms of David

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  • Psalm 4
  • Psalm 5
  • Psalm 6
  • Psalm 23
  • Psalm 34
  • Psalm 40
  • Psalm 51
  • Psalm 57
  • Psalm 122
  • Psalm 138

The next ten Psalms, the Hallelujah Psalms, beginning with Psalm 106, have already been commissioned and are in progress.

In time for Christmas, we anticipate the Song of Mary (Magnificat), Luke 1:46-55, and the Song of Simeon (Nunc Dimittis), Luke 2:29-32; passages most often set to Western music, now set to Thai music also for the first time.     Please pray for the Thais’ continued interest in the project, as well as efficiency and rapidity in the production of CDs for market.

 See official Thai-Psalms page

 

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