Music for the Sunday within the Octave of Christmas, 29 December 2013

Music for the Sunday within the Octave of Christmas
(Missale Romanum of 1962, 9:30 a.m.)
Prelude: Wie schön leuchtet der Morgenstern (BuxWV 223) (Dietrich Buxtehude, c.1637-1707)
Missa Praeter rerum seriem (Cipriano de Rore, 1515-1565)
Gregorian Mass of the Sunday within the Octave of Christmas: Dum medium silentium
Motet at the Offertory: Praeter rerum seriem (Josquin des Prez, c.1450-1521)
Motet at the Communion: Virtus Sancti Spiritus (Praeter rerum seriem, secunda pars) (Josquin)
Marian antiphon: Alma Redemptoris Mater (plainsong, mode v)
Postlude: In dulci jubilo (BWV 608) (Johann Sebastian Bach, 1685-1750)

Music for the Feast of the Holy Family
(Missale Romanum of 2002, 11:30 a.m.)
Hymn at the Procession: Once in Royal David’s City (Irby)
Missa de Angelis (Vatican Gradual, Mass VIII)
Alleluia: Gaudete justi (plainsong, mode iv)
Offertory: In te speravi (plainsong, mode ii)
Hymn at the Offertory: How Brightly Beams the Morning Star (Wie schön leuchtet)
Communion: Tolle puerum (plainsong, mode vii)
Hymn at the Communion: In the Bleak Midwinter (Cranham; arr. Holst)
Hymn at the Retiring Procession: Good Christian Men, Rejoice (In dulci jubilo)
Organ music as above

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