Monthly Archives: April 2015

Music for the Feast of St. Pius V, 30 April 2015

Thursday, 30 April 2015, 12:10 p.m.
Music for the Feast of St. Pius V
(Missale Romanum of 2002)
Prelude: Improvisation
Missa Dominator Deus (Vatican Gradual, Mass XV)
Alleluia: Hic est sacerdos (plainsong, mode ii)
Hymn at the Offertory: Ye Watchers and Ye Holy Ones (Lasst uns erfreuen)
Communion: Fidelis servus et prudens (plainsong, mode vii, with verses)
Marian antiphon: Regina caeli (plainsong, mode vi)
Postlude: Toccata and Fugue in D minor (BWV 565) (Johann Sebastian Bach, 1685-1750)

Mass is sung approximately once per month by the students of Regina Pacis Academy.

Music for the Third Sunday after Easter, 26 April 2015

Music for the Third Sunday after Easter
(Missale Romanum of 1962, 9:30 a.m.)
Prelude: Berceuse (from Pièces en style libre; Op. 31, No. 19) (Louis Vierne, 1870-1937)
Missa Caça (Cristóbal de Morales, c.1500-1553)
Gregorian Mass of the Third Sunday after Easter: Jubilate Deo
Motet at the Offertory: Amen, amen dico vobis (prima pars) (Giaches de Wert, 1535-1596)
Motet at the Communion: Mulier cum parit (Amen, amen; secunda pars) (de Wert)
Postlude: Carillon (from Pièces en style libre; Op. 31, No. 21) (Vierne)

Music for the Fourth Sunday of Easter
(Missale Romanum of 2002, 11:30 a.m.)
Hymn at the Procession: Come, Ye Faithful, Raise the Strain (Gaudeamus pariter)
Introit: Misericordia Domini (plainsong, mode iv)
Kyrie: Missa Lux et origo (Vatican Gradual, Mass I)
Gloria, Sanctus, Agnus Dei: Missa de Angelis (Mass VIII)
Alleluia: Ego sum pastor bonus (plainsong, mode i)
Offertory: Deus, Deus meus (plainsong, mode ii)
Hymn at the Offertory: This Joyful Eastertide (Charles Wood, 1866-1926)
Communion: Ego sum pastor bonus (plainsong, mode ii)
Motet at the Communion: The King of Love My Shepherd Is (Edward Bairstow, 1874-1946)
Marian antiphon: Regina caeli
Organ music as above

Music for the Second Sunday after Easter, 19 April 2015

Music for the Second Sunday after Easter
(Missale Romanum of 1962, 9:30 a.m.)
Prelude: Erschienen ist der herrliche Tag (BWV 629) (Johann Sebastian Bach, 1685-1750)
Hymn at the Procession: Love Divine, All Loves Excelling (Blaenwern)
Mass for Five Voices (William Byrd, 1540-1623)
Gregorian Mass of the Second Sunday after Easter: Misericordia Domini
Motet at the Offertory: Christus resurgens (Peter Philips, c.1560-1628)
Motet at the Communion: Regina caeli (Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck, 1562-1621)
Postlude: Pièce d’Orgue (Fantasy in G Major) (BWV 572) (Bach)

Music for the Third Sunday of Easter
(Missale Romanum of 2002, 11:30 a.m.)
Hymn at the Procession: That Easter Day With Joy Was Bright (Puer nobis)
Introit: Jubilate Deo (plainsong, mode viii)
Kyrie: Missa Lux et origo (Vatican Gradual, Mass I)
Gloria, Sanctus, Agnus Dei: Missa de Angelis (Mass VIII)
Alleluia: Oportebat pati Christum (plainsong, mode iv)
Offertory: Lauda anima mea (plainsong, mode iv)
Hymn at the Offertory: At the Lamb’s High Feast We Sing (Salzburg)
Communion: Cantate Domino (plainsong, mode ii)
Motet at the Communion: Most Glorious Lord of Life (William H. Harris, 1883-1973)
Marian antiphon: Regina cæli (plainsong, mode vi)
Organ music as above

Music for the Octave Day of Easter, 12 April 2015

Music for the Octave Day of Easter (Low Sunday)
(Missale Romanum of 1962, 9:30 a.m.)
Prelude: Jesus Christus, unser Heiland (BWV 626) (Johann Sebastian Bach, 1685-1750)
Missa O quam gloriosum (Tomás Luis de Victoria, 1548-1611)
Gregorian Mass for the Octave Day of Easter: Quasi modo
Motet at the Offertory: Regina caeli à 5 (Orlando di Lasso, c.1532-1594)
Motet at the Communion: Non nobis Domine (traditional)
Motet at the Communion: Post dies octo (William Byrd, 1540-1623)
Postlude: Organ Concerto in C Major, first movement (BWV 594) (Vivaldi/Bach)

Music for the Second Sunday of Easter
(Missale Romanum of 2002, 11:30 a.m.)
Processional Hymn: Christ the Lord Is Ris’n Today (Llanfair)
Introit: Quasi modo (plainsong, mode vi)
Kyrie: Missa Lux et origo (Vatican Gradual, Mass I)
Gloria, Sanctus, Agnus Dei: Missa de Angelis (Mass VIII)
Alleluia: Post dies octo (plainsong, mode vii)
Offertory: Angelus Domini (plainsong, mode viii)
Hymn at the Offertory: Ye Sons and Daughters (O filii et filiae, plainsong, mode ii)
Communion: Mitte manum tuam (plainsong, mode vi)
Motet at the Communion: Non nobis Domine (traditional)
Hymn at the Communion: Veni Creator Spiritus (plainsong, mode viii, with organum)
Marian antiphon: Regina caeli (plainsong, mode vi)
Organ music as above

Music for Easter Saturday, 11 April 2015

Saturday, 11 April 2015, 9:00 a.m.
Music for Easter Saturday
(Missale Romanum of 1962)

Prelude: Improvisation
Gregorian Mass of Easter Saturday: Eduxit Dominus
Kyrie: Missa Lux et origo (Vatican Gradual, Mass I)
Gloria, Sanctus, Agnus Dei: Missa de Angelis (Mass VIII)
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 Easter Sunday, 5 April 2015

Music for Easter Sunday
(Missale Romanum of 1962, 9:30 a.m.)
Prelude: Christ lag in Todesbanden (BWV 625) (Johann Sebastian Bach, 1685-1750)
Missa Pascale (Pierre de la Rue, c.1452-1518)
Gregorian Mass of Easter Sunday: Resurrexi
Motet at the Offertory: Christus resurgens (William Byrd, 1540-1623)
Motet at the Communion: Congratulamini mihi omnes (Adrian Willaert, c.1490-c.1562)
Postlude: Finale from Symphony No. 7 (Op. 42, No. 3) (Charles-Marie Widor, 1844-1937)

The St. Mary’s Schola Cantorum

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Music for Easter Sunday
(Missale Romanum of 2002, 11:30 a.m.)
Hymn at the Procession: Jesus Christ Is Ris’n Today (Easter Hymn)
Introit: Resurrexi (plainsong, mode iv)
Kyrie: Missa Lux et origo (Vatican Gradual, Mass I)
Gloria, Sanctus, Agnus Dei: Missa de Angelis (Mass VIII)
Sequence: Victimæ Paschali laudes (plainchant, mode i)
Alleluia: Pascha nostrum (mode vii)
Offertory: Terra tremuit (plainsong, mode iv)
Hymn at the Offertory: I Know That My Redeemer Lives (Duke Street)
Communion: Pascha nostrum (plainsong, mode vi)
Hymn at the Communion: The Strife Is O’er (Victory)
Marian antiphon: Regina cæli (plainsong, mode vi)
Organ music as above

The St. Mary’s Choir

Music for the Solemn Easter Vigil, 4 April 2015

Saturday, 4 April 2015, 8:00 p.m.
Music for the Great Paschal Vigil and First Mass of Easter
(Missale Romanum of 1962)
The Exsultet
Canticle: Cantemus Domino (plainsong, mode viii)
Canticle: Vinea facta est (plainsong, mode viii)
Canticle: Attende caelum (plainsong, mode viii)
Litany of the Saints (plainsong)
Canticle: Sicut cervus (plainsong, mode viii)
At the aspersion: Asperges me (plainsong, mode vii)
Kyrie: Missa pro Victoria for double choir (Tomás Luis de Victoria, 1548-1611)
Gloria: Missa pro Victoria (Victoria)
Alleluia: Confitemini Domino (plainsong, mode viii)
Tract: Laudate Dominum (plainsong, mode viii)
Motet at the Offertory: Surrexit a mortuis (Charles-Marie Widor, 1844-1937)
Motet at the Offertory: Regina caeli for double choir (Francisco Guerrero, 1528-1599)
Sanctus & Benedictus: Missa pro Victoria (Victoria)
Motet at the Communion: Dum transisset Sabbatum I (John Taverner, 1490-1545)
Motet at the Communion: Pascha jucundissimum (David J. Hughes, b.1980)
Antiphon of Lauds: Alleluia, alleluia, alleluia, with Psalm 150 (plainsong, mode vi)
Benedictus antiphon of Lauds: Et valde mane (plainsong, mode viii)
Postlude: Finale from Symphony No. 7 (Op. 42, No. 3) (Widor)

The St. Mary’s Schola Cantorum
The St. Mary’s Choir
Coro Hispano de Santa Maria

Music for Good Friday, 3 April 2015

Friday, 3 April 2015, 3:00 p.m.
Music for the Commemoration of the Passion & Death of the Lord
(Missale Romanum of 1962)
Tract: Domine, audivi auditum (plainsong, mode ii)
Tract: Eripe me, Domine (plainsong, mode ii)
Passio Domini Nostri Jesu Christi secundum Joannem (polyphonic turba settings by William Byrd, c.1540-1623)
The Reproaches (plainsong)
Antiphon: Crucem tuam (plainsong, mode iv)
Motet at the Adoration of the Cross: Crucifixus à 8 (Antonio Lotti, c.1667-1740)
Motet at the Adoration of the Cross: Ecce lignum / Crux fidelis (Adrian Willaert, c.1490-c.1562)
Antiphons at the Translation of the Sacrament: Adoramus te, Christe; Per lignum servi; Salvator mundi
Motet at the Communion: Officium de Cruce (Loyset Compère, c.1445-1518)
Motet at the Communion: In manus tuas (John Taverner, 1490-1545)
Motet at the Communion: Salvator mundi I (Thomas Tallis, c.1505-1585)

The St. Mary’s Schola Cantorum

Music for Holy Thursday, 2 April 2015

Thursday, 2 April 2015, 7:00 p.m.
Music for the Mass of Maundy Thursday
(Missale Romanum of 1962)
Prelude: Miserere (Gregorio Allegri, 1582-1652)
Introit: Nos autem gloriari (plainsong, mode iii) [All Choirs] Kyrie: Missa Pange lingua (Josquin des Prez, c.1450-1521)
Gloria: Missa Pange lingua (Josquin)
Gradual: Christus factus est (plainsong, mode v) [All Choirs] Antiphons at the Mandatum: Mandatum; Postquam surrexit Dominus
Motet at the Mandatum: Domine, tu mihi lavas pedes? (Manuel Cardoso, 1566-1650) [St. Cecilia Student Schola] Offertory: Dextera Domini (plainsong, mode ii)
Hymn at the Offertory: Ubi caritas (plainsong, mode vi) [All Choirs] Motet at the Offertory: Ubi caritas (Maurice Duruflé, 1902-1986)
Sanctus & Benedictus: Missa Pange lingua (Josquin)
Agnus Dei: Missa Pange lingua (Josquin)
Communion: Dominus Jesus (plainsong, mode ii) [Student Schola] Motet at the Communion: Nos autem gloriari (Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, c.1525-1594)
Motet at the Communion: Ave verum corpus (Edward Elgar, 1857-1934) [All Choirs] At the procession: Pange lingua gloriosi (plainsong, mode iii, with fauxbourdon verses)
At the stripping of the altars: Diviserunt sibi, with Psalm 21 (plainsong, mode viii)

The St. Mary’s Schola Cantorum
The St. Mary’s Choir
Coro Hispano de Santa Maria
The St. Cecilia Student Schola

The Holy Thursday Mass will be followed by the traditional procession
to the seven churches of Norwalk.

Music for Tenebrae, 1 April 2015

Wednesday, 1 April 2015, 8:00 p.m.
Music for Tenebræ
(in the traditional Roman Rite)

Matins: First Nocturn
Antiphon Zelus domus tuae, with Psalm 68 (plainsong, mode viii)
Antiphon Avertantur retrorsum, with Psalm 69 (plainsong, mode viii)
Antiphon Deus meus, eripe me, with Psalm 70 (plainsong, mode viii)
A reading from the Lamentations of the prophet Jeremiah (I) (Orlando di Lasso, c.1532-1594)
Responsory: In monte Oliveti (plainsong, mode viii)
A reading from the Lamentations of the prophet Jeremiah (II) (Lasso)
Responsory: Tristis est anima mea (plainsong, mode viii)
A reading from the Lamentations of the prophet Jeremiah (III) (Lasso)
Responsory: Ecce vidimus eum (plainsong, mode v)

Matins: Second Nocturn
Antiphon Liberavit Dominus, with Psalm 71 (plainsong, mode vii)
Antiphon Cogitaverunt impii, with Psalm 72 (plainsong, mode viii)
Antiphon Exsurge, Domine, with Psalm 73 (plainsong, mode i)
Commentary of St. Augustine on the Psalms (I)
Responsory: Amicus meus (Tomás Luis de Victoria, 1548-1611)
Commentary of St. Augustine on the Psalms (II)
Responsory: Judas mercator pessimus (Victoria)
Commentary of St. Augustine on the Psalms (III)
Responsory: Unus ex discipulis meis (Victoria)

Matins: Third Nocturn
Antiphon Dixi iniquis, with Psalm 74 (plainsong, mode vii)
Antiphon Terra tremuit, with Psalm 75 (plainsong, mode viii)
Antiphon In die tribulationis, with Psalm 76 (plainsong, mode vii)
Epistle of St. Paul to the Corinthians (I)
Responsory: Eram quasi agnus innocens (Victoria)
Epistle of St. Paul to the Corinthians (II)
Responsory: Una hora (Victoria)
Epistle of St. Paul to the Corinthians (III)
Responsory: Seniores populi (Victoria)

Lauds
Antiphon Justificeris, Domine, with Psalm 50 (plainsong, mode viii)
Antiphon Dominus tamquam ovis, with Psalm 89 (plainsong, mode ii)
Antiphon Contritum est cor meum, with Psalm 35 (plainsong, mode viii)
Antiphon Exhortatus es, with Exodus 15 (plainsong, mode iv)
Antiphon Oblatus est, with Psalm 146 (plainsong, mode ii)
Antiphon Traditor autem, with the Benedictus (plainsong, mode i)
Responsory Christus factus est (plainsong, mode v)

Motet: Miserere (Gregorio Allegri, 1582-1652)

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The St. Cecilia Student Schola