Monthly Archives: May 2011

Music for the Sunday in Ascensiontide, 5 June 2011

Music for the Sunday in Ascensiontide
(Missale Romanum of 1962, 9:30 a.m.)
Prelude: Saraband (For the morning of Easter) (Herbert Howells, 1892-1983)
Missa O Rex gloriae (G.P. da Palestrina, c.1525-1594)
Gregorian Mass of the Sunday in Ascensiontide: Exaudi Domine…alleluia
Motet at the Offertory: Ascendit Deus (Jacob Handl, 1550-1591)
Motet at the Communion: Laudate nomen ejus (Jubilate Deo, secunda pars) (attrib. Josquin)
Postlude: Transports de joie d’une âme devant la gloire du Christ qui est la sienne [Outbursts of joy from a soul before the Glory of Christ which is its own glory] (from L'Ascension) (Olivier Messiaen, 1908-1992)

Music for the Seventh Sunday of Easter
(Missale Romanum of 1970, 11:30 a.m.)
Missa de Angelis (Vatican Gradual, Mass VIII)
Processional Hymn: Alleluia! Sing to Jesus (Hyfrydol)
Alleluia: Exivi a Patre (plainsong, mode vii)
Motet at the Offertory: Surrexit Christus hodie (Andreas Hammerschmidt, 1611-1675)
Communion: Pater, cum essem (plainsong, mode iv)
Hymn at the Communion: Eternal Monarch, King Most High (Gonfalon Royal)
Marian Antiphon: Regina caeli (plainsong, mode vi)
Organ music as above

Music for Ascension Thursday, 2 June 2011

Music for Ascension Thursday
(Missale Romanum of 1970, 12:10 p.m.)
Prelude: Prélude pour l’Ascension (from L’Orgue Mystique) (Charles Tournemire, 1870-1939)
Missa de Angelis (Vatican Gradual, Mass VIII)
Processional Hymn: Hail the Day That Sees Him Rise (Llanfair)
Alleluia: Dominus in Sina (plainsong, mode viii)
Hymn at the Offertory: A Hymn of Glory Let Us Sing (Lasst uns erfreuen)
Communion: Data est mihi (plainsong, mode i)
Hymn at the Communion: Our Lord Is Risen From The Dead (Erschienen ist)
Marian Antiphon: Regina caeli (plainsong, mode vi)
Postlude: Prière du Christ montant vers son Père [Prayer of Christ ascending to His Father] (from L’Ascension) (Olivier Messiaen, 1908-1992)

Music for Ascension Thursday
(Missale Romanum of 1962, 5:30 p.m.)
Prelude: Prélude pour l’Ascension (from L’Orgue Mystique) (Tournemire)
Gregorian Mass of Ascension Day: Viri Galilaei
Kyrie: Missa Cunctipotens Genitor Deus (plainsong, mode i); Plainsong Mass for a Mean (John Sheppard, c.1515-1558) [Student Schola] Gloria: Ambrosian, XII C. (plainsong, mode iv) [Student Schola] Alleluia: Ascendit Deus (plainsong, mode iv) [Student Schola] Alleluia: Dominus in Sina (plainsong, mode viii) [Student Schola] Motet at the Offertory: Ascendens Christus in altum (prima pars) (Francisco Guerrero, 1528-1599)
Sanctus: Plainsong Mass for a Mean (Sheppard)
Agnus Dei: Missa Cunctipotens Genitor Deus (plainsong, mode vi) [Student Schola] Motet at the Communion: Ascendit Deus (Ascendens Christus, secunda pars) (Guerrero)
Hymn at the Communion: Salutis humanae sator (plainsong, mode iv) [Student Schola] Postlude: Prière du Christ montant vers son Père [Prayer of Christ ascending to His Father] (from L’Ascension (Messiaen)

The Schola Cantorum is joined today by the St. Mary’s Student Schola.

Music for the Nuptial Mass of Jennifer Lynn Southard & John George Pia, 29 May 2011

Music for the Nuptial Mass of Jennifer Lynn Southard & John George Pia
Sunday, 29 May 2011, 3:30 p.m.
(Missale Romanum of 1962)
Prelude: Fugue sur le thème du Carillon des Heures de la Cathédrale de Soissons (Op. 12) (Maurice Duruflé, 1902-1986)
Prelude: Master Tallis’s Testament (Herbert Howells, 1892-1983)
At the Procession: Schmücke dich, o liebe Seele (BWV 654) (Johann Sebastian Bach, 1685-1750)
At the Bridal Procession: Vidi speciosam (Tomás Luis de Victoria, 1548-1611)
Gregorian Mass of the Fifth Sunday after Easter: Vocem jucunditatis
Kyrie: Kyrie Le Roy (John Taverner, c.1490-1545)
Gloria: Mass for Four Voices (Thomas Tallis, c.1505-1585)
Credo: Berliner Messe (Arvo Pärt, b.1935)
Motet at the Offertory: Ego flos campi (Jacobus Clemens non Papa, c.1510-1556)
Sanctus & Agnus Dei: Mass for Four Voices (Tallis)
Motet at the Communion: Quam pulchra es (Nicolas Gombert, c.1495-.c1560)
Motet at the Communion: Vidi speciosam (Victoria)
Postlude: Toccata from Symphony No. 5 (Charles-Marie Widor, 1844-1937)

Music for the Fifth Sunday after Easter, 29 May 2011

Music for the Fifth Sunday after Easter
(Missale Romanum of 1962, 9:30 a.m.)
Prelude: Prélude pour le cinquième dimanche après Pâques (Charles Tournemire, 1870-1939)
Missa in Tempore Paschali (Nicolas Gombert, c.1495-.c1560)
Gregorian Mass of the Fifth Sunday after Easter: Vocem jucunditatis
Motet at the Offertory: Jubilate Deo (prima pars) (attrib. Josquin; anon. German, XVI C.?)
Hymn at the Communion: Salve festa dies (plainsong, mode iv)
Postlude: Fugue sur le thème du Carillon des Heures de la Cathédrale de Soissons (Op. 12) (Maurice Duruflé, 1902-1986)

Music for the Sixth Sunday of Easter
(Missale Romanum of 1970, 11:30 a.m.)
Processional: Come, Ye Faithful, Raise the Strain (Gaudeamus pariter)
Missa de Angelis (Vatican Gradual, Mass VIII)
Alleluia: Non vos relinquam (plainsong, mode i)
Motet at the Offertory: If Ye Love Me (Thomas Tallis, c.1505-1585)
Communion: Spiritus Sanctus docebit (plainsong, mode i)
Hymn at the Communion: He Is Risen, He Is Risen (Aethelwold)
Marian Antiphon: Regina caeli (plainsong, mode vi)
Organ music as above

Music for the Fourth Sunday after Easter, 22 May 2011

Music for the Fourth Sunday after Easter
(Missale Romanum of 1962, 9:30 a.m.)
Prelude: Erstanden ist der heil’ge Christ (BWV 628) (Johann Sebastian Bach, 1685-1750)
Missa brevis Sancti Joannis de Deo (Franz Joseph Haydn, 1732-1809)
Gregorian Mass of the Fouth Sunday after Easter: Cantate Domino
Motet at the Offertory: Cantate Domino (William Byrd, 1540-1623)
Motet at the Communion: Ave Verum Corpus (Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, 1756-1791)
Postlude: Fugue in D Major (BWV 532) (Bach)

The music for this Mass is sponsored by Bill & Margo Skidd
in honor of Peter & Jane Schmitt’s 65th wedding anniversary.

Music for the Fifth Sunday of Easter
(Missale Romanum of 1970, 11:30 a.m.)
Missa de Angelis (Vatican Gradual, Mass VIII)
Processional Hymn: Christ Is Made the Sure Foundation (Westminster Abbey)
Alleluia: Christus resurgens (plainsong, mode i)
Hymn at the Offertory: The day draws on with golden light (Aurora lucis, mode vii)
Communion: Tanto tempore (plainsong, mode iv)
Hymn at the Communion: This Joyful Eastertide (arr. Charles Wood, 1866-1926)
Marian Antiphon: Regina caeli (plainsong, mode vi)
Organ music as above

St. Mary’s Student Schola – NYC Benefit Concert, 20 May 2011

Friday, 20 May 2011, 7:30 p.m.
St. Mary’s Student Schola
The Sisters of Life Schola
Concert at the Church of St. Vincent Ferrer
New York City
Virgin Great and Glorious (Basque melody)
Jesu dulcis memoria (Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, c.1525-1594)
Jerusalem (Communio of Laetare Sunday) (plainsong, mode iv)
Vexilla Regis (Roman tone) (Tomás Luis de Victoria, 1548-1611)
O Sacrum Convivium (Roberto Remondi, 1850-1928)
Alleluia. Redemptionem misit Dominus (plainsong, mode ii)
Alleluia. Oportebat pati Christum (plainsong, mode iv)
Ave Verum Corpus (William Byrd, 1540-1623)
Christus vincit (Carolingian plainsong, VIIIth century)
Salve Regina (simple tone) (plainsong, mode v)
Ave Maria (attrib. Victoria)
Alma Redemptoris Mater (simple tone) (plainsong, mode v)
Magnificat (plainsong & fauxbourdon, mode viii)
Ave Regina cælorum (simple tone) (plainsong, mode vi)
Ave Maris Stella (plainsong, mode i)
versets on Ave Maris Stella (Nicolas de Grigny, 1672-1703)
Regina cæli (simple tone) (plainsong, mode vi)
Rejoice, O Queen of Heaven (André Gouze, b. 1943)
Regina cæli (solemn tone) (plainsong, mode vi)

This concert is a benefit for the St. Mary’s Student Schola’s upcoming trip to sing for the English-speaking Masses at World Youth Day this summer in Madrid. For more information, please visit www.chantwith.us.

Music for a Mass for Artists, Church of Our Saviour, New York City, 15 May 2011

Sunday, 15 May 2011, 5:00 p.m.
Church of Our Saviour, New York City
Music for a Mass of the Holy Spirit for Artists
(Missale Romanum of 1962)
Prelude: Pièce d'Orgue, BWV 572: Très Vitement; Gravement; Lentement (J.S. Bach, 1685-1750)
Missa super Credidi propter (Orlando di Lasso, c.1532-1594)
Gregorian Votive Mass of the Holy Ghost: Spiritus Domini
Motet at the Offertory: Tibi laus, tibi gloria (Peter Philips, 1561-1628)
Motet at the Communion: Veni Creator Spiritus (G.P. da Palestrina, c.1525-1594)
Hymn at the retiring procession: Come Down, O Love Divine (Down Ampney)
Postlude: Apparition de l'Église éternelle (Olivier Messiaen, 1908-1992)

The Schola Cantorum of St. Mary Church, Norwalk, Connecticut
David J. Hughes, director

Hervé Duteil, guest organist

The music for this Mass is sponsored by The Catholic Artists Society.

Mass will be followed by a reception and lecture by Fr. Joseph Koterski, S.J. on "Ignatian Prayer and the Work of the Artist."

Music for the Third Sunday after Easter, 15 May 2011

Music for the Third Sunday after Easter
(Missale Romanum of 1962, 9:30 a.m.)
Prelude: Salve Regina (Peeter Cornet, c.1570-1633)
Missa Laudate Dominum de caelis (Orlando di Lasso, c.1532-1594)
Gregorian Mass of the Third Sunday after Easter: Jubilate Deo
Gloria: Ambrosian, XII C. (plainsong, mode iv) [Student Schola] Alleluia: Redemptionem misit Dominus (plainsong, mode ii) [Student Schola] Alleluia: Oportebat pati Christum (plainsong, mode iv) [Student Schola] Motet at the Offertory: In illo tempore: … modicum (prima pars) (Cristóbal de Morales, c.1500-1553)
Motet at the Communion: Dicebant ergo: Quid est hoc quod dixit nobis? (secunda pars) (Morales)
Antiphon at the Communion: Regina caeli (solemn tone) [Student Schola] Motet at the Communion: Ave Maria (Tomás Luis de Victoria, 1548-1611) [Student Schola] Hymn at the Procession: Immaculate Mary (Lourdes hymn)
Antiphon at the Procession: Regina caeli (solemn tone) [Student Schola] Chant at the May Crowning: Ave Maria (plainsong, mode i) [Student Schola] Hymn at the Procession: Hail, Holy Queen Enthroned Above (Salve Regina coelitum)
Postlude: Improvisation

The Schola Cantorum is joined today by the St. Mary’s Student Schola
and the Anchor Academy Schola Cantorum. Mass is followed by the May Crowning.

Music for the Fourth Sunday of Easter
(Missale Romanum of 1970, 11:30 a.m.)
Prelude: Salve Regina (Cornet)
Missa de Angelis (Vatican Gradual, Mass VIII)
Processional: The King of Love My Shepherd Is (St. Columba)
Alleluia: Ego sum pastor bonus (plainsong, mode i)
Motet at the Offertory: Ave Maria (Edward Elgar, 1857-1934)
Communion: Ego sum pastor bonus (plainsong, mode ii)
Hymn at the Communion: Christ the Lord is risen again (Orientis partibus)
Marian Antiphon: Regina caeli (plainsong, mode vi)
Postlude: Improvisation

Music for the Feast of St. Boniface, 14 May 2011

Saturday, 14 May 2011, 9:00 a.m.
The Feast of St. Boniface
(Missale Romanum of 1962)
Prelude: Improvisation
Missa Deus Genitor alme (Vatican Gradual, Mass XVIII)
Gregorian Mass of One Martyr in Paschal Time: Protexisti me
Hymn at the Communion: Deus tuorum militum (plainsong, mode iii)
Postlude: Improvisation

The second Saturday of every month is a Missa cantata celebrated
for the intentions of the Gospel of Life Society at St. Mary’s.

Music for Confirmations, 13 May 2011

Friday, 13 May 2011, 7:00 p.m.
Music for Confirmations
(Missale Romanum of 1970)
Prelude: Komm, Gott, Schöpfer, heiliger Geist (BWV 631) (Johann Sebastian Bach, 1685-1750)
Missa de Angelis (Vatican Gradual, Mass VIII)
Hymn at the Procession: Come, Holy Ghost, Creator Blest (Lambillotte)
Alleluia: Veni Sancte Spiritus (plainsong, mode ii)
Hymn at the Offertory: Veni Creator Spiritus (plainsong, mode viii)
Communion: Spiritus Sanctus docebit (plainsong, mode i)
Hymn at the Communion: Litany to the Holy Spirit (Peter Hurford, b.1930)
Hymn at the Communion: Holy Spirit, Ever Dwelling (Herbert Howells, 1892-1983)
Marian antiphon: Regina caeli (plainsong, mode vi)
Postlude: Choral varié sur le thème du "Veni creator" (Op. 4) (Maurice Duruflé, 1902-1986)