Monthly Archives: May 2007

Music for Pentecost Sunday, 27 May 2007

Prelude: Versets on Veni Creator: En taille, Fugue a 5 (Nicolas de Grigny, 1672-1703)

Mass Ordinary: Missa de Angelis (Mass VIII)

Alleluia: Veni Sancte Spiritus (plainchant, mode ii)

Sequence: Veni Sancte Spiritus (plainchant, mode i)

Anthem at the Offertory: Let All the World in Every Corner Sing (William Mathias, 1934-1992)

Communion: Factus est repente (plainchant, mode vii)

Hymn at the Communion: Holy Spirit, Ever Dwelling (Herbert Howells, 1892-1983)

Hymn at the Communion: Veni Creator Spiritus (plainchant, mode viii)

Postlude: Versets on Veni Creator: Dialogue sur les Grands Jeux (de Grigny)

Music for the Sixth Sunday of Easter, 20 May 2007

Prelude: Majesté du Christ demandant sa gloire à son Père [The majesty of Christ demanding its glory of the Father] (from L’Ascension, Olivier Messiaen, 1908-1992)

Alleluia: Non vos relinquam orphanos (plainchant, mode i) [I will not leave you orphans; I am going, but I will come back to you, and your hearts will be full of joy.]

Hymn at the Offertory: Hail Thee, Festival Day (Ralph Vaughan Williams, 1872-1958)

Communion: Pater, cum essem (plainchant, mode iv) [Father, when I was amongst them I kept those whom Thou hadst given me, alleluia; but now I am coming to Thee; I do not ask Thee to take them out of the world, but to keep them from evil, alleluia, alleluia.]

Hymn at the Communion: Hallelujah! He Is Risen (Hallelujah! Gott zu loben)

Postlude: Toccata in F Major (BWV 540) (J.S. Bach, 1685-1750)

Organ Recital by Isabelle Demers

On Sunday, 13 May at 4:00 p.m., St. Mary's is very pleased to welcome the brilliant young organist Isabelle Demers to offer a recital as part of its newly formed concert series. Miss Demers, a native of Montréal who is currently pursuing a doctorate at the prestigious Juilliard School, will play works of J.S. Bach, W.A. Mozart, Max Reger, and Maurice Duruflé on St. Mary's 1994 Austin pipe organ. The St. Mary's Choir will sing Solemn Vespers of the Sixth Sunday of Easter at 4:00 p.m., and Miss Demers' hourlong recital will begin at 4:30. A flier is available here. For more information, please contact the Music Office.

Music for the Fifth Sunday of Easter, 6 May 2007

Prelude: Meine Seele erhebet den Herrn (My soul doth magnify the Lord) (J.S. Bach, 1685-1750)

Mass Ordinary: Missa de Angelis (Mass VIII)

Alleluia: Christus resurgens ex mortuis (plainchant, mode i) [Christ has been raised from the dead and wil never die again; death no longer has dominion over Him.]

Anthem at the Offertory: Most Glorious Lord of Life (William Henry Harris, 1883-1973)

Communion: Ego sum vitis vera (plainchant, mode viii) [I am the true vine, and you are the branches; he who abides in Me and I in him, he it is who bears much fruit, alleluia, alleluia.]

Hymn at the Communion: Now the Green Blade Riseth (Noel Nouvelet, Old French)

Marian Antiphon: Regina caeli (plainchant, mode vi)

Postlude: Prelude and Fugue in F Major (Bach)