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Music for a Rorate Mass, 16 December 2017

Music for a Votive Mass of Our Lady in Advent
Saturday, 16 December 2017, 6:30 a.m.
Missale Romanum of 1962
Missa cum jubilo (Vatican Gradual, Mass IX)
Gregorian Mass of Our Lady in Advent: Rorate caeli
Marian antiphon: Alma Redemptoris Mater (plainsong, mode v)

Music for the Third Sunday of Advent, 17 December 2017

Music for the Third Sunday of Advent
(Missale Romanum of 1962, 9:30 a.m.)
Prelude: Nun komm der Heiden Heiland (BWV 659) (Johann Sebastian Bach, 1685-1750)
Hymn at the Procession: Savior of the Nations, Come (Nun komm der Heiden Heiland)
Missa Amar donna (Orlande de Lassus, c.1532-1594)
Gregorian Mass of the Third Sunday of Advent: Gaudete
Motet at the Offertory: Benedixisti (Lassus)
Motet at the Communion: Ecce Dominus veniet (Michael Praetorius, 1571-1621)
Postlude: Partita "Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland" (Op. 8, No. 1) (Hugo Distler, 1908-1942)

Music for the Third Sunday of Advent
(Missale Romanum of 2002, 11:30 a.m.)
Hymn at the Procession: Savior of the Nations, Come (Nun komm der Heiden Heiland)
Introit: Gaudete (plainsong, mode i)
Missa pro Dominicis Adventus & Quadragesimae (Vatican Gradual, Mass XVII)
Gradual: Fuit homo (plainsong, mode v)
Alleluia: Excita, Domine (plainsong, mode iv)
Offertory: Benedixisti (plainsong, mode iv)
Hymn at the Offertory: Comfort, Comfort, Ye My People (Geneva)
Communion: Dicite: Pusillanimes (plainsong, mode vii)
Hymn at the Communion: Hark, A Herald Voice Is Sounding (Merton)
Marian antiphon: Alma Redemptoris Mater (plainsong, mode v)
Organ music as above

Music for the Feast of St. Lucy, 13 December 2017

Wednesday, 13 December 2017, 6:00 p.m.
Music for the Feast of St. Lucy
(Missale Romanum of 1962)
Messe basse (Gabriel Fauré, 1845-1924)
Gloria: Missa Pater cuncta (Mass XII)
Gregorian Mass of St. Lucy: Dilexisti justitiam
Hymn at the Offertory: Jesu corona Virginum (plainsong, mode viii)
Motet at the Communion: In tua patientia (Luca Marenzio, 1554-1599)

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Music for the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, 10 December 2017

Sunday, 10 December 2017, 1:15 p.m.
Music for the Second Sunday of Advent and Festival of Our Lady of Guadalupe
(Missale Romanum of 2002)

Hymn at the Procession: Las Apariciones Guadalupanas
Missa de Angelis (Vatican Gradual, Mass VIII)
Alleluia: Laetatus sum (plainsong, mode i)
Hymn at the Offertory: Oh María, Madre Mía
Communion: Jerusalem surge (plainsong, mode ii)
Hymn at the Communion: Immaculate Mary (Lourdes Hymn)
Hymn at the Communion: O Sanctissima
Hymn at the Procession: Mañanitas a la Virgen de Guadalupe
Hymn at the Procession: Virgentica Ranchera
Hymn at the Procession: Buenos Días, Paloma Blanca

Music for the Second Sunday of Advent, 10 December 2017

Music for the Second Sunday of Advent
(Missale Romanum of 1962, 9:30 a.m.)
Hymn at the Procession: On Jordan’s Bank (Winchester New)
Missa La sol fa re mi (Josquin des Prez, c.1450-1521)
Gregorian Mass of the Second Sunday of Advent: Populus Sion
Motet at the Offertory: Alma Redemptoris Mater (Guillaume Dufay, 1397-1474)
Motet at the Communion: Conditor alme siderum (Dufay)
Marian antiphon: Alma Redemptoris Mater (plainsong, mode v)

Music for the Second Sunday of Advent
(Missale Romanum of 2002, 11:30 a.m.)
Hymn at the Procession: On Jordan’s Bank (Winchester New)
Introit: Populus Sion (plainsong, mode vii)
Missa pro Dominicis Adventus & Quadragesimae (Vatican Gradual, Mass XVII)
Gradual: Ex Sion (plainsong, mode v)
Alleluia: Laetatus sum (plainsong, mode i)
Offertory: Deus tu convertens (plainsong, mode iii)
Motet at the Offertory: Alma Redemptoris Mater (Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, c.1525-1594)
Communion: Jerusalem surge (plainsong, mode ii)
Hymn at the Communion: The Truth From Above (arr. Ralph Vaughan Williams, 1872-1958)
Marian antiphon: Alma Redemptoris Mater (plainsong, mode v)

Music for the Feast of the Immaculate Conception, 8 December 2017

Music for the Feast of the Immaculate Conception
(Missale Romanum of 2002, 12:10 p.m.)
Prelude: Improvisation
Hymn at the Procession: Immaculate Mary (Lourdes Hymn)
Missa de Angelis (Vatican Gradual, Mass VIII)
Alleluia: Tota pulchra es (plainsong, mode i)
Hymn at the Offertory: Mary, How Lovely the Light of Your Glory (Chance)
Communion: Gloriosa (plainsong, mode viii)
Marian antiphon: Alma Redemptoris Mater (plainsong, mode v)
Postlude: Improvisation

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Music for the Feast of the Immaculate Conception
(Missale Romanum of 1962, 5:30 p.m.)
Prelude: Ave Maria, Ave maris stella (Jean Langlais, 1907-1991)
Prelude: Prélude pour la fête de l'Immaculée Conception (L'Orgue mystique) Charles Tournemire, 1870-1939)
Hymn at the Procession: Holy Light on Earth's Horizon (Blaenwern)
Missa Benedicta es (Cristóbal de Morales, c.1500-1553)
Gregorian Mass of the Immaculate Conception: Gaudens gaudebo
Motet at the Offertory: Benedicta es (prima pars) (Jean Mouton, 1459-1522)
Motet at the Communion: Benedica es (secunda pars) (Mouton)
Postlude: Toccata pour la fête de l'Immaculée Conception (Tournemire)