Music for Candlemas, 2 February 2019

Saturday, 2 February 2019, 9:00 a.m.
Music for the Feast of the Purification of Our Lady (Candlemas)
(Missale Romanum of 1962)

Prelude: Adagio Cantabile from Symphony 4 (Op. 13, No. 4) (Charles-Marie Widor, 1844-1937)

At the Blessing of Candles & Procession
At the blessing of candles: Lumen ad revelationem gentium (plainsong, mode viii), etc.
At the procession: Angularis fundamentum (Regent Square)
At the procession: Adorna thalamum (plainsong, mode vi)

At Mass
Missa Quarti toni (Tomás Luis de Victoria, 1548-1611)
Gregorian Mass of Candlemas: Suscepimus Deus
Hymn at the Offertory: Felix namque (William Byrd, 1540-1623)
Motet at the Communion: Senex puerum portabat (Victoria)

Postlude: Carillon de Westminster (Op. 54, No. 6) (Louis Vierne, 1870-1937)

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