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Music for the Feast of the Assumption, 15 August 2019

Music for the Assumption of Our Lady
(Missale Romanum of 1962, 6:00 p.m.)
Prelude: Verset on Ave maris stella (Op. 18, No. 8) (Marcel Dupré, 1886-1971)
Hymn at the Procession: Hail, Holy Queen Enthroned Above (Salve Regina cœlitum)
Missa Assumpta est Maria (Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, c.1525-1594)
Gregorian Mass of the Assumption: Gaudeamus
Motet at the Offertory: Quae est ista (Palestrina)
Motet at the Communion: Vidi speciosam (Tomás Luis de Victoria, 1548-1611)
Postlude: Versets on Ave maris stella (Op. 18, Nos. 6, 7, 9) (Dupré)

Music for the Ninth Sunday after Pentecost, 11 August 2019

Music for the Ninth Sunday after Pentecost
(Missale Romanum of 1962, 9:30 a.m.)
Prelude: Toccata avanti la Messa della Domenica (Girolamo Frescobaldi, 1583-1643)
Hymn at the Procession: Jesus Comes With All His Grace (Würtemburg)
Missa Orbis factor (Mass XI)
Kyrie della Domenica (Frescobaldi)
Gregorian Mass of the Ninth Sunday after Pentecost: Ecce Deus adjuvat me
Motet at the Offertory: Diligam te Domine (Orlande de Lassus, c.1532-1594)
Motet at the Communion: Cantate Domino (Lassus)
Postlude: Bergamasca (Frescobaldi)

Music for the Nineteenth Sunday of the Year
(Missale Romanum of 2002, 11:30 a.m.)
Hymn at the Procession: Faith of our Fathers (St. Catherine)
Missa Pater cuncta (Mass XII)
Introit: Respice Domine (vii)
Gradual: Beata gens (i)
Alleluia: Domine, refugium factus es (vii)
Offertory: In te Domine speravi (ii)
Hymn at the Offertory: The God of Abraham Praise (Leoni)
Communion: Beatus servus (iii)
Hymn at the Communion: Ye servants of the Lord (Narenza)
Marian antiphon: Salve Regina (v)
Organ music as above

Music for Vespers of the Eighth Sunday after Pentecost, 4 August 2019

Sunday, 4 August 2019, 5:00 p.m.
Music for Second Vespers of the Eighth Sunday after Pentecost
Dixit Dominus & Psalm 109 (mode vii)
Magna opera Domini & Psalm 110 (mode iii)
Qui timet Dominum & Psalm 111 (mode iv)
Sit nomen Domini & Psalm 112 (mode vii)
Deum autem noster & Psalm 113 (mode i)
Hymn: Lucis Creator optime (mode viii)
Magnificat antiphon: Quid faciam (mode iv)
O Salutaris Hostia (Werner)
Tantum ergo (French melody)
Adoremus in aeternum (mode i)
Postlude: Improvisation

Music for the Eighth Sunday after Pentecost, 4 August 2019

Music for the Eighth Sunday after Pentecost
(Missale Romanum of 1962, 9:30 a.m.)
Prelude: Suite du Deuxième Ton: Plein Jeu, Duo, Trio (Louis-Nicolas Clérambault, 1676-1749)
Hymn at the Procession: Let All the World in Every Corner Sing (Universal Praise)
Missa sine nomine (Orlande de Lassus, c.1532-1594)
Gregorian Mass of the Eighth Sunday after Pentecost: Suscepimus Deus
Motet at the Offertory: Populum humilem (Lassus)
Motet at the Communion: Gustate et videte (Giammateo Asola, c.1532-1609)
Postlude: Suite du Deuxième Ton: Basse de Cromorne, Caprice sur les Grands Jeux (Clérambault)

Music for the Eighteenth Sunday of the Year
(Missale Romanum of 2002, 11:30 a.m.)
Hymn at the Procession: Praise to the Lord (Lobe den Herrn)
Missa Pater cuncta (Mass XII)
Introit: Deus in adjutorium (vii)
Gradual: Benedicam Dominum (vii)
Alleluia: Domine Deus salutis meae (iii)
Offertory: Sanctificavit Moyses (v)
Hymn at the Offertory: Christ Is Made the Sure Foundation (Westminster Abbey)
Communion: Panem de caelo (plainsong, mode v)
Hymn at the Communion: All My Hope on God Is Founded (Michael)
Marian antiphon: Salve Regina (v)
Organ music as above

Music for the Seventh Sunday after Pentecost, 28 July 2019

Music for the Seventh Sunday after Pentecost
(Missale Romanum of 1962, 9:30 a.m.)
Prelude: Ich dank dir, lieber Herre (BuxV 194) (Dietrich Buxtehude, c.1637-1707)
Hymn at the Procession: Father, We Thank Thee Who Hast Planted (Rendez à Dieu)
Missa Scarco di doglia (Orlande de Lassus, c.1532-1594)
Gregorian Mass of the Seventh Sunday after Pentecost: Omnes gentes
Motet at the Offertory: O bone Jesu (Loyset Compère, c.1450-1518)
Motet at the Communion: Salve Regina (William Byrd, 1540-1623)
Postlude: Praeludium in G minor (BuxWV 150) (Buxtehude)

Music for the Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost
(Missale Romanum of 2002, 11:30 a.m.)
Hymn at the Procession: Holy, Holy, Holy (Nicaea)
Missa Orbis factor (Mass XI)
Introit: Deus in loco sancto suo (v)
Gradual: In Deo speravit (v)
Alleluia: Exsultate Deo (vii)
Offertory: Exaltabo te Domine (ii)
Hymn at the Offertory: The King of Love My Shepherd Is (St. Columba)
Communion: Petite et accipietis (i)
Hymn at the Communion: Lord, teach us how to pray aright (St. Hugh)
Marian antiphon: Salve Regina (v)
Organ music as above

Music for the Sixth Sunday after Pentecost, 21 July 2019

Music for the Sixth Sunday after Pentecost
(Missale Romanum of 1962, 9:30 a.m.)
Prelude: Improvisation
Hymn at the Procession: Alleluia, Sing to Jesus (Hyfrydol)
Messa a cappella (Giovanni Rovetta, c.1596-1668)
Gregorian Mass of the Sixth Sunday after Pentecost: Dominus fortitudo plebis
Motet at the Offertory: Perfice gressus meos (Orlande de Lassus, c.1532-1594)
Motet at the Communion: Caro mea (Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, c.1525-1594)
Postlude: Herr Jesu Christ, dich zu uns wend (Georg Philipp Telemann, 1681-1767)

Music for the Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost
(Missale Romanum of 2002, 11:30 a.m.)
Hymn at the Procession: There’s a Wideness in God’s Mercy (In Babilone)
Missa Orbis factor (Mass XI)
Introit: Ecce Deus adjuvat me (v)
Gradual: Domine Dominus noster (v)
Alleluia: Eripe me (ii)
Offertory: Justitiae Domini (iv)
Hymn at the Offertory: Praise, My Soul, the King of Heaven (Lauda anima)
Communion: Optimam partem (viii)
Hymn at the Communion: Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Silence (Picardy)
Marian antiphon: Salve Regina (v)
Organ music as above

Michael La Barre, guest organist

Music for the Fifth Sunday after Pentecost, 14 July 2019

Music for the Fifth Sunday after Pentecost
(Missale Romanum of 1962, 9:30 a.m.)
Prelude: Improvisation
Hymn at the Procession: O God, Our Help in Ages Past (St. Anne)
Missa Cunctipotens Genitor Deus (Vatican Gradual, Mass IV)
Gregorian Mass of the Fifth Sunday after Pentecost: Exaudi Domine
Motet at the Offertory: Salve Regina (Gregor Aichinger, 1565-1628)
Motet at the Communion: Ave Maria (Claudio Monteverdi, 1567-1643)
Postlude: Vater unser im Himmelreich (Georg Philipp Telemann, 1681-1767)

Music for the Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost
(Missale Romanum of 2002, 11:30 a.m.)
Hymn at the Procession: Ye Watchers and Ye Holy Ones (Lasst uns erfreuen)
Missa Orbis factor (Mass XI)
Introit: Dum clamarem (iii)
Gradual: Custodi me (i)
Alleluia: Te decet hymnus (vii)
Offertory: Ad te Domine (ii)
Hymn at the Offertory: Jesus Shall Reign (Duke Street)
Communion: Passer invenit (i)
Hymn at the Communion: Jesus, My Lord, My God, My All (Sweet Sacrament)
Marian antiphon: Salve Regina (v)
Organ music as above

Michael La Barre, guest organist

Music for Vespers of the Fourth Sunday after Pentecost, 7 July 2019

Sunday, 7 July 2019, 5:00 p.m.
Music for Second Vespers of the Fourth Sunday after Pentecost

Dixit Dominus & Psalm 109 (mode vii)
Magna opera Domini & Psalm 110 (mode iii)
Qui timet Dominum & Psalm 111 (mode iv)
Sit nomen Domini & Psalm 112 (mode vii)
Deum autem noster & Psalm 113 (mode i)
Hymn: Lucis Creator optime (plainsong, mode viii)
Magnificat antiphon: Praeceptor, per totum noctem (mode i)
Commemoration of Ss. Cyril & Methodius: Isti sunt viri sancti (mode i)
O Salutaris Hostia (Werner)
Tantum ergo (French melody)
Adoremus in aeternum (plainsong, mode i)

Music for the External Solemnity of the Most Precious Blood, 7 July 2019

Music for the External Solemnity of the Most Precious Blood
(Missale Romanum of 1962, 9:30 a.m.)
Prelude: Chorale Phrygien (Jehan Alain, 1911-1940)
Hymn at the Procession: Dear Lord and Father of Mankind (Repton)
Mass for Three Voices (William Byrd, 1540-1623)
Gregorian Mass of the Most Precious Blood: Redemisti nos
Motet at the Offertory: Caro mea (Byrd)
Motet at the Communion: Ave verum corpus (Byrd)
Postlude: Litanis (Alain)

Music for the Fourteenth Sunday of the Year
(Missale Romanum of 2002, 11:30 a.m.)
Hymn at the Procession: Word of God, Come Down on Earth (Liebster Jesu)
Missa Orbis factor (Mass XI)
Introit: Suscepimus Deus (i)
Gradual: Esto mihi (v)
Alleluia: Magnus Dominus (vii)
Credo I
Offertory: Populum humilem (v)
Hymn at the Offertory: Christ Is the World’s Light (Christe sanctorum)
Communion: Gustate et videte (iii)
Hymn at the Communion: Jesus, Lover of My Soul (Aberystwyth)
Marian antiphon: Salve Regina (v)
Organ music as above