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Responsorial Psalm for the Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord, cycles ABC.
Based on Psalm 47, this is a song of glory and celebration as the Lord claims His throne in heaven.

UPDATE: 5/11/2012: I just added the mp3 file download and the Soundcloud widget so you can stream the song on this page.

Download links for the music sheet and MP3 are after the jump.

Download Links:
PDF of the musical piece.
MuseScore file used to assemble musical piece.
MP3 audio guide.

Usage Notes:
Sing the response twice at the start and end of the song. Sing only once in between verses.

This psalm is for the Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord. If your parish celebrates Ascension on a weekday, then you need to use the responsorial psalm for the 7th Sunday of Easter. However if your parish will celebrate the Ascension on Sunday, use this psalm.

Prayer-ware Intention:
Feel free to use this music for all non-commercial purposes. I ask for no payments or donations. I do however ask that you please pray for an intention for each song you use. For this psalm, please pray for: the Church in China — that the Lord may grant them the capacity to persevere in fidelity to the Gospel and to grow in unity.

Final Word:
If this music is a blessing to you, feel free to spread the word. Join me on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/MassMusicByLionel) so you get the latest music pieces and videos.

Ascension by Jacob de Wit, circa 1751

Ascension by Jacob de Wit, circa 1751