Monthly Archives: April 2007

Music for the Fourth Sunday of Easter, 29 April 2007

Prelude: Méditation [Ubi Caritas, Jesu Dulcis Memoria] (Jean Langlais, 1907-1991)

Motet at the Offertory: Laudate nomen Domini (Christopher Tye, c.1505-1572) [Praise the name of the Lord, ye servants of the Lord; from the rising of the sun until its setting. The decrees of the Lord are just, and gladden the heart. Praise the Lord ye princes and all ye people.]

Communion: Ego sum pastor bonus (plainchant, mode ii) [I am the good shepherd, alleluia; I know My sheep and Mine know Me, alleluia, alleluia.]

Hymn at the Communion: Panis Angelicus (Louis Lambilotte, 1796-1855)

Hymn at the Communion: Jesus, My Lord, My God, My All (Sweet Sacrament)

Postlude: Acclamations Carolingiennes [Christus vincit] (Langlais)

Music for the Third Sunday of Easter, 22 April 2007

Prelude: Erstanden ist der heil'ge Christ (The Blessed Christ Is Ris'n Today) (J.S. Bach, 1685-1750)

Hymn at the Offertory: This Is the Feast of Victory (Richard Hillert, b.1923)

Communion: Simon Ioannis (plainchant, mode vi) ["Simon, son of John, dost thou love Me more than these?" "Lord, Thou knowest all things; thou knowest, O Lord, that I love Thee, alleluia."]

Hymn at the Communion: Godhead Here in Hiding (Adoro te devote)

Postlude: Praeludium in C (BuxWV 137) (Dietrich Buxtehude, c.1637-1707)

Organ Recital on Divine Mercy Sunday, 15 April

Immediately following the Holy Hour for Divine Mercy Sunday this Sunday afternoon, 15 April, at 3:00 p.m., Organist & Choirmaster David J. Hughes will offer a short recital of works for Eastertide. The recital will begin at 4:00 and end at 4:30. The concert is free and open to the public, and all are warmly invited to attend.

Music for Quasimodo Sunday, 15 April 2007

Prelude: Improvisation on the Introit Quasi modo geniti infantes

Introit: Quasimodo (plainchant, mode vi)

Alleluia: Post dies octo (plainchant, mode vii)

Offertory: O filii et filiae (Jean Tisserand, O.F.M., d. 1494)

Communion: Mitte manum tuam (plainchant, mode vi) ["Put in thy finger and know the place of the nails, alleluia: and be not faithless, but believing, alleluia, alleluia."]

Postlude: Maestoso in C Sharp Minor (from the Messe Solennelle, Louis Vierne, 1870-1937)

Music for the Solemn Mass of Easter Day, 8 April 2007

Prelude: Christ ist erstanden (J.S. Bach, 1685-1750)

Mass Ordinary: Missa de Angelis (Vatican Gradual, VIII)

Introit: Resurrexi (plainchant, mode i)

Sequence: Victimae Paschali laudes (plainchant, mode i)

Alleluia: Pascha nostrum (plainchant, mode vii)

At the Aspersion: Vidi Aquam (plainchant, mode viii)

Hymn at the Offertory: At The Lamb's High Feast We Sing (Salzburg)

Communion: Pascha nostrum (plainchant, mode vi)

Motet at the Communion: Haec Dies (Ludovico da Viadana, 1564-1627)

Hymn at the Communion: This Joyful Eastertide (arr. Charles Wood, 1866-1926)

Postlude: Final from Symphony No. 1 (Louis Vierne, 1870-1937)

Music for the Solemn Easter Vigil, 7 April 2007

Mass Ordinary: Missa de Angelis (Vatican Gradual, VIII)

The Exsultet

Solemn Triple Paschal Alleluia (plainchant, mode viii)

Litaniae Sanctorum (plainchant)

At the Aspersion: Vidi Aquam (plainchant, mode viii)

Hymn at the Offertory: At The Lamb's High Feast We Sing (Salzburg)

Communion: Pascha nostrum (plainchant, mode vi)

Hymn at the Communion: This Joyful Eastertide (arr. Charles Wood, 1866-1926)

Motet at the Communion: Haec Dies (Ludovico da Viadana, 1564-1627)

Postlude: Final from Symphony No. 1 (Louis Vierne, 1870-1937)

Music for Good Friday, 6 April 2007

Gradual: Christus factus est (plainchant, mode v)

Adoration of the Cross: The Reproaches (plainchant)

Hymn at the Adoration of the Cross: Crux fidelis (plainchant, mode i)

Hymn at the Communion: O Sacred Head Surrounded (Passion Chorale)

Motet at the Communion: Adoramus Te, Christe (G.P. da Palestrina, 1525-1594)

Music for Holy Thursday, 5 April 2007

Mass Ordinary: Missa de Angelis (Vatican Gradual, VIII)

At the Mandatum: Postquam surrexit Dominus a cena (plainchant, mode iv)

Hymn at the Mandatum: Donde hay caridad (Joaquín Madurga)

Offertory: Ubi caritas (plainchant, mode vi)

Communion: Hoc corpus (plainchant, mode viii)

Hymn at the Communion: Quae la lengua humana cante (Francisco Palazón)

Motet at the Communion: Ave Verum Corpus (W.A. Mozart, 1756-1791)

Hymn at the Solemn Procession: Pange Lingua (plainchant, mode iii)

Music for Palm Sunday, 1 April 2007

Antiphon: Hosanna filio David (plainchant, mode vii)

Hymn at the Procession: All Glory, Laud, and Honour (St. Theodulph)

Offertory: Improperium exspectavit (plainchant, mode viii)

Hymn at the Offertory: The Royal Banners Forward Go (Vexilla Regis)

Communion: Pater, si non potest (plainchant, mode viii)

Hymn at the Communion: Ride on, Ride on in Majesty (The King's Majesty, Graham George, 1912-1993)