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Music for the External Solemnity of the Sacred Heart, 30 June 2019

Music for the External Solemnity of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus
(Missale Romanum of 1962, 9:30 a.m.)
Prelude: Cantabile from Symphony No. 6 (Op. 42, No. 2) (Charles-Marie Widor, 1844-1937)
Hymn at the Procession: O Sacred Heart (Laurence)
Missa D'ung aultre amer (Josquin des Prez, c.1450-1521)
Gregorian Mass of the Sacred Heart: Cogitationes
Motet at the Offertory: Tu solus qui facis mirabilia (Josquin)
Motet at the Communion: Unus militum (Terrence B. Fay, b.1977)
Postlude: Final from Symphony No. 6 (Widor)

Music for the Thirteenth Sunday of the Year
(Missale Romanum of 2002, 11:30 a.m.)
Hymn at the Procession: O God, Our Help in Ages Past (St. Anne)
Missa Orbis factor (Mass XI)
Introit: Omnes gentes (vi)
Gradual: Venite filii (v)
Alleluia: Omnes gentes (i)
Offertory: Sicut in holocausto (v)
Hymn at the Offertory: All People That on Earth Do Dwell (Old Hundredth)
Communion: Inclina aurem tuam (iv)
Hymn at the Communion: Adoro te devote (v)
Marian antiphon: Salve Regina (v)
Organ music as above

Music for Corpus Christi, 23 June 2019

Sunday, 23 June 2019
9:30 a.m.
Music for the Feast of Corpus Christi (external solemnity)
(Missale Romanum of 1962)
Prelude: Le banquet céleste (Olivier Messiaen, 1908-1992)
Hymn at the Procession: Alleluia! Sing to Jesus (Hyfrydol)
Gregorian Mass of Corpus Christi: Cibavit eos
Missa Pange lingua (Josquin des Prez, c.1450-1521)
Sequence: Lauda Sion (Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, c.1525-1594)
Motet at the Offertory: Ego sum panis vivus (Palestrina)
Motet at the Communion: Panis angelicus (Camille Saint-Saëns, 1835-1921)
Hymn at the Procession: Pange lingua, with versets of Nicolas de Grigny (1672-1703)
Hymns at the Procession:
1. Pange lingua gloriosi (plainsong, mode iii)
2. Jesus, My Lord, My God, My All (Sweet Sacrament)
3. Godhead Here In Hiding (Adoro Te Devote)
4. Soul of My Saviour (Anima Christi)
5. O Jesus, We Adore Thee (Fulda melody)
6. Verbum supernum (plainsong, mode viii)
7. Cantemos al Amor (Ignacio Busca Sagastizábal)
Hymn at Benediction: O Salutaris (Hereford)
Hymn at Benediction: Tantum ergo (French melody)
Antiphon at Benediction: Adoremus in aeternum (plainsong, mode i)
Postlude: Postlude de Fête 'Te Deum Laudamus' (Op. 21) (Léonce de Saint-Martin, 1886-1954)

The St. Mary’s Schola Cantorum
The St. Mary’s Choir

Music for Trinity Sunday, 16 June 2019

Music for Trinity Sunday
(Missale Romanum of 1962, 9:30 a.m.)
Prelude: La relation réelle en Dieu est réellement identique à l'essence (from Meditations Sur Le Mystère De La Sainte Trinité) (Olivier Messiaen, 1908-1992)
Processional Hymn: O God, Almighty Father (Gott Vater sei gepriesen)
Missa Deus semipterne (Vatican Gradual, Mass III)
Gregorian Mass of Trinity Sunday: Benedicta sit Sancta Trinitas
Motet at the Offertory: Duo Seraphim (Tomás Luis de Victoria, 1548-1611)
Motet at the Communion: Sancta Trinitas unus Deus (Antoine de Févin, c.1470-c.1512)
Postlude: Allein Gott in der Höh' sei Ehr (BWV 663) (Johann Sebastian Bach, 1685-1750)

Music for Trinity Sunday
(Missale Romanum of 2002, 11:30 a.m.)
Hymn at the Procession: O God, Almighty Father (Gott Vater sei gepriesen)
Introit: Caritas Dei (plainsong, mode iii)
Missa de Angelis (Vatican Gradual, Mass VIII)
Gradual: Benedictus es (plainsong, mode v)
Alleluia: Benedictus es (plainsong, mode viii)
Offertory: Benedictus sit (plainsong, mode iii)
Hymn at the Offertory: I Bind Unto Myself Today (St. Patrick’s Breastplate)
Communion: Benedicimus Deum (plainsong, mode iv)
Hymn at the Communion: Quicunque vult (The Athanasian Creed) (Tonus peregrinus)
Marian antiphon: Salve Regina (plainsong, mode v)
Organ music as above

Music for Vespers of Pentecost, 9 June 2019

Sunday, 9 June 2019, 5:00 p.m.
Music for Second Vespers of Pentecost

Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite
Dum complerentur & Psalm 109 (mode iii)
Spiritus Domini & Psalm 110 (mode viii)
Repleti sunt omnes & Psalm 111 (mode viii)
Fontes et omnia & Psalm 112 (mode i)
Loquebantur & Psalm 116 (mode vii)
Hymn: Veni Creator Spiritus (plainsong, mode viii)
Magnificat antiphon: Hodie competi sunt (mode i)
O Salutaris Hostia (Werner)
Tantum ergo (French melody)
Adoremus in aeternum (plainsong, mode i)

Music for Pentecost, 9 June 2019

Music for Pentecost (Whitsunday)
(Missale Romanum of 1962, 9:30 a.m.)
Prelude: Meditation on Ubi Caritas (Larry Visser, b.1962)
Hymn at the Procession: Come Down, O Love Divine (Down Ampney)
Messe de Sainte Hildegarde (St. Hildegard von Bingen, 1098-1179)
Gregorian Mass of Pentecost: Spiritus Domini
Motet at the Offertory: Spiritus Sanctus vivificans vita (Hildegard)
Motet at the Communion: O ignee Spiritus (Hildegard)
Postlude: Fanfare (Stephen Kemp, b.1947)

Music for Pentecost (Whitsunday)
(Missale Romanum of 2002, 11:30 a.m.)
Hymn at the Procession: Come, Holy Ghost (Lambillotte)
Introit: Spiritus Domini (plainsong, mode viii)
Missa de Angelis (Vatican Gradual, Mass VIII)
Alleluia: Emitte Spiritum tuum (plainsong, mode iv)
Sequence: Veni Sancte Spiritus (plainsong, mode i)
Alleluia: Veni Sancte Spiritus (plainsong, mode ii)
Offertory: Confirma hoc Deus (plainsong, mode iv)
Hymn at the Offertory: Come Down, O Love Divine (Down Ampney)
Communion: Factus est repente (plainsong, mode vii)
Motet at the Communion: If ye love me (Thomas Tallis, c.1505-1585)
Marian antiphon: Regina cæli (plainsong, mode vi)
Organ music as above

Laura Richling, guest organist

Music for the Sunday in Ascensiontide, 2 June 2019

Music for the Sunday in Ascensiontide
(Missale Romanum of 1962, 9:30 a.m.)
Prelude: Prelude in D minor (Op. 105, No. 6) (Charles Villiers Stanford, 1852-1924)
Hymn at the Procession: Look, Ye Saints, the Sight Is Glorious (Bryn Calfaria)
Missa Ascendens Christus (Tomás Luis de Victoria, 1548-1611)
Gregorian Mass of the Sunday in Ascensiontide: Exaudi Domine…alleluia
Motet at the Offertory: Ascendens Christus (Victoria)
Motet at the Communion: Omnes gentes (Christopher Tye, c.1505-1572)
Postlude: Improvisation

Music for the Seventh Sunday of Easter
(Missale Romanum of 2002, 11:30 a.m.)
Prelude: Improvisation
Hymn at the Procession: Hail the Day That Sees Him Rise (Llanfair)
Introit: Exaudi Domine…alleluia (plainsong, mode i)
Missa Lux et origo (Vatican Gradual, Mass I)
Alleluia: Regnavit Dominus (plainsong, mode i)
Alleluia: Exivi a Patre (plainsong, mode vii)
Offertory: Ascendit Deus (plainsong, mode i)
Motet at the Offertory: Alleluia! Sing to Jesus (Hyfrydol)
Communion: Pater, cum essem (plainsong, mode iv)
Marian antiphon: Regina cæli (plainsong, mode vi)
Postlude: Improvisation

Laura Intravia, guest organist

Music for Ascension Thursday, 30 May 2019

Music for Ascension Thursday
(Missale Romanum of 2002, 12:10 p.m.)
Prelude: Improvisation
Introit: Viri Galilaei (plainsong, mode vii)
Missa de Angelis (Vatican Gradual, Mass VIII)
Alleluia: Ascendit Deus (plainsong, mode iv)
Alleluia: Dominus in Sina (plainsong, mode viii)
Hymn at the Offertory: Hail the Day That Sees Him Rise (Llanfair)
Communion: Psallite Domino (plainsong, mode i)
Marian Antiphon: Regina cæli (plainsong, mode vi)
Postlude: Improvisation

Music for Ascension Thursday
(Missale Romanum of 1962, 6:30 p.m.)
Prelude: Majesté du Christ demandant sa gloire à son Père (from L’Ascension) (Olivier Messiaen, 1908-1992)
Hymn at the Procession: Hail the Day That Sees Him Rise (Llanfair)
Missa Fons bonitatis (Mass II)
Gregorian Mass of Ascension Day: Viri Galilaei
Motet at the Offertory: Ascendit Deus (William Byrd, 1540-1623)
Motet at the Offertory: Psallite Domine (Byrd)
Motet at the Communion: O Rex gloriae (Byrd)
Postlude: Transports de joie d’une âme devant la gloire du Christ qui est la sienne (from L’Ascension) (Messiaen)