sacred poem or song, notably those of the Hebrew "Book of Praises"; the term is usually reserved to refer to the 150 Psalms found in the Old Testament Book of Psalms of the Bible. Psalms form an important part of the Office in the Roman Liturgy. [See Psalter.] [GSD; GJC
a poetic hymn addressed to God abbreviation for "Quelle," the German word for "source;" Q is a hypothetical sayings source shared by "Matthew" and "Luke." Many scholars have attempted to reconstruct this source, often viewed as a literary collection similar to what is found in the Gospel of Thomas.
religious song or poem of praise in the Old Testament collected in the Book of Psalms; from the Greek psalmós = string play, chant, song of praise. [ Psalm; Three Gazes into an Opal; Bequest: Psalm; Psalm version 1] back To the initials of the items
Closing up the first side of Roxy Music's November 1973 album Stranded, "Psalm" starts out as a soft organ, then Bryan Ferry's voice comes in, then Paul Thompson's drums, then Phil Manzanera's guitar, then Andy Mackay's oboe followed by Eddie Jobson's violin. The London Welsh Male Choir is also present on this song. Although this song features on the third Roxy Music album, Bryan Ferry has quoted it was the first song he ever wrote.