He wrote 10 masses, 17 psalm settings, 30 motets, several other sacred items and 141 secular compositions.
Each acolouthia was an anthology of liturgical chants and psalm settings, both his own and others'.
A less formal supplement,Sing Alleluia, followed in 1988 and contains a number of psalm settings.
He also wrote a deal of sacred music, including eight psalm settings for tenor and bass, and some concertos with continuo.
About 130 of his compositions are known including mass settings, antiphons, psalm settings and other works for liturgical use.
There are ten psalm settings, of which nine include variations, and six fugal fantasias.
But if Hebrew prayer and psalm settings are comparatively brief, they have a concentrated emotional resonance that is captured on recent recordings.
Few composers prior to Josquin had written polyphonic psalm settings.
Sweelinck then set to publishing psalm settings, aiming to set the entire Psalter.
Small-scale works such as motets and psalm settings are more interesting musically.