Category Archives: Music

Music for January 2020

All sung Masses at St. Mary's feature the full Gregorian chant Propers, as well as the Ordinary of the Mass sung in Latin to plainchant or polyphony.
Wednesday, January 1, 2020

9:30 a.m. Solemn Mass (St. Mary's Schola Cantorum)
The Octave Day of Christmas
Chant Mass II, Kyrie fons bonitatis (Graduale Romanum)
Mirabile mysterium (Jacobus Handl)
O admirabile commercium (Johannes Regis)

Sunday, January 5, 2020

9:30 a.m. Solemn Mass (St. Mary's Schola Cantorum)
The Holy Name of Jesus
Mass for Three Voices (William Byrd)
O Jesu mi dulcissime (Felice Anerio)
O bone Jesu (Claudio Monteverdi)

Monday, January 6, 2020

6:00 p.m. Solemn Mass (St. Mary's Schola Cantorum)
Feast of the Epiphany
Mass for Five Voices (William Byrd)
Reges Tharsis (William Byrd)
Vidimus stellam (William Byrd)

Sunday, January 12, 2020

9:30 a.m. Solemn Mass (St. Mary's Schola Cantorum)
Feast of the Holy Family

Missa Sancta et immaculata (Francisco Guerrero)
Unam petii (William Byrd)
Alma Redemptoris Mater (Tomás Luís de Victoria)

Saturday, January 18, 2020

10:15 a.m. (after 9:00 a.m. Mass)
Piano recital by Heitor Caballero (with talk on retirement planning) - Parish Center

Sunday, January 19, 2020

9:30 a.m. Solemn Mass (St. Mary's Schola Cantorum)
2nd Sunday after Epiphany
Missa quarti toni (Tomás Luís de Victoria)
Dicit Dominus (Heinrich Isaac)
Alma Redemptoris Mater (Francisco Guerrero)

11:30 a.m. Sung Mass (St. Mary's Choir)
2nd Sunday in Ordinary Time
Chant Mass VIII: Missa de Angelis
The Call (Ralph Vaughan Williams)

Sunday, January 26, 2020

9:30 a.m. Solemn Mass (St. Mary's Schola Cantorum)
3rd Sunday after Epiphany
Missa Il me suffit (Orlande de Lassus)
Dextera Domini (Lassus)
Alma Redemptoris Mater (Ercole Bernabei)

11:30 a.m. Sung Mass (St. Mary's Choir)
3rd Sunday in Ordinary Time
Chant Mass VIII: Missa de Angelis
What God ordains is always good (Johann Pachelbel)

Music for December 2019

Sunday, December 1, 2019
Advent I
9:30 a.m. Solemn Mass
Missa Conditor (Giovanni Animuccia)
Ad te levavi (Alessandro Scarlatti)
Dominus dabit (Ludovico Balbi)
Alma Redemptoris Mater (Jean L'Heritier)

Sunday, December 8, 2019
Feast of the Immaculate Conception
9:30 a.m. Solemn Mass
Messe de Sainte Hildegarde
Stella splendens in monte (Llibre Vermell de Montserrat)
Mariam matrem virginem (Llibre Vermell de Montserrat)

Sunday, December 15, 2019
Advent III
9:30 a.m. Solemn Mass
Mass for Four Voices (William Byrd)
Gaudete (Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck)
Ne irascaris Domine (William Byrd)

4:00 p.m. Advent Lessons and Carols
St. Mary's Festival Choir; Children's Carol Choir; Coro Hispano de Santa María; St. Mary's Schola Cantorum
Music from England, Spain, France, Germany, and Colombia
Hymns and Gregorian chants of Advent
Followed by Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament

Sunday, December 22, 2019
Advent IV
9:30 a.m. Solemn Mass
Missa Mi-mi (Johannes Ockeghem)
Ave Maria (Robert Parsons)
Alma Redemptoris Mater (Johannes Ockeghem)

Tuesday, December 24, 2019
11:30 p.m. Choral Prelude with Christmas Carols
Wednesday, December 25, 2019
12:00 a.m. Midnight Mass of Christmas
Mass in G major, K. 140 "Pastoral" (W. A. Mozart)
O magnum mysterium (Tomás Luis de Victoria)
Alma Redemptoris Mater (Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina)
St. Mary's Schola Cantorum; St. Mary's Festival Choir

9:30 a.m. Mass of Christmas Day
Missa O magnum mysterium (Tomás Luis de Victoria)
O magnum mysterium (Tomás Luis de Victoria)
Alma Redemptoris Mater (Palestrina)

Sunday, December 29, 2019
Sunday in the Octave of Christmas
9:30 a.m. Solemn Mass
Missa Ich stund an einem Morgen (Jacob Handl)
Resonet in laudibus (Lassus)
Christmas Caroling to follow at the Coffee Hour

Music for November 2019

Friday, November 1, 2019
All Saints
6:00 p.m. Solemn Mass
Messa breve (Giovanni Rovetta)
Justorum animae (William Byrd)
O quam gloriosum (Tomás Luís de Victoria)
Beati quorum via (Charles Villiers Stanford)

Saturday, November 2, 2019
All Souls
9:00 a.m. Solemn Mass
Missa pro defunctis (Lodovico Viadana)
Manus tuae (Cristóbal de Morales)

Sunday, November 3, 2019
21st Sunday after Pentecost
9:30 a.m. Solemn Mass
Missa Quem dicunt homines (Cristóbal de Morales)
Vir erat in terra Hus (Terrence B. Fay)
Portio mea Domine (Robert White)

Sunday, November 10, 2019
22nd Sunday after Pentecost
9:30 a.m. Solemn Mass
Missa Fa re ut fa sol la (Cristóbal de Morales)
Ecce quam bonum (William Byrd)
O sacrum convivium (Tomás Luís de Victoria)

Sunday, November 17, 2019
23rd after Pentecost
9:30 a.m. Solemn Mass
Missa De profundis (Vincenzo Ruffo)
De profundis (Ludwig Senfl)

Saturday, November 23
Rehearsals begin for Advent Lessons & Carols

Sunday, November 24, 2019
Last Sunday after Pentecost
9:30 a.m. Solemn Mass
Missa La sol fa re mi (Josquin des Prez)
Salve Regina (Philippe Basiron)
De profundis (Josquin des Prez)

3:00 p.m. Recital by Elizabeth and Charles Weaver, soprano and lute
Benefit concert for the St. Cecilia Society (free admission; donations gratefully accepted)

Music for October 2019

Sunday, October 6, 2019
Our Lady of the Rosary
9:30 a.m. Solemn Mass
Kyrie (John Dunstaple (ca. 1390–1453)
Missa cum jubilo (Chant Mass IX)
Quam pulchra es (Dunstaple)
Flos florum (Guillaume Du Fay, 1397–1474)

3:00 p.m.
Recital by Terrence B. Fay (free admission)

Sunday, October 13, 2019
18th Sunday after Pentecost
9:30 a.m. Solemn Mass
Missa Quinta (Johann Stadlmayr, 1575–1648)
Salve Regina (Orlande de Lassus, ca. 1532–1594)
O salutaris hostia (Thomas Tallis, ca. 1505–1585)
Ave Maria (Clemens non Papa, ca. 1510–1555)

Sunday, October 20, 2019
19th Sunday after Pentecost
9:30 a.m. Solemn Mass
Missa alla capella (Leopold Hofmann, 1738–1793)
Ave Maria (Jacques Arcadelt, 1507–1568; arr. Louis Dietsch, 1808–1865)
Salve Regina (Antonio Lotti, 1666–1740)

Sunday, October 27, 2019
Christ the King
9:30 a.m. Solemn Mass
Messa a 5 voci (Maurizio Cazzati, 1616–1678)
Tu solus qui facit mirabilia (Josquin des Prez, c. 1450–1521)
O bone Jesu (Loyset Compère, 1445–1518)
Christus vincit (Mathieu Gascongne, d. 1529)

Music for September 2019

Sunday, September 1, 2019
Feast of St. Augustine
9:30 a.m. Solemn Mass
Missa de la batalla escoutez (Francisco Guerrero (1528–1599)
O Doctor optime (Tomás Luis de Victoria, 1548–1611)
Magne Pater Augustine (Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, ca. 1525–1594)

Sunday, September 8, 2019
The Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary
9:30 a.m. Solemn Mass
Missa Ave maris stella (Tomás Luis de Victoria, 1548–1611)
Regali ex progenie (Jacobus Handl, 1550–1591)
Ave Maria (Josquin des Prez, ca. 1450–1521)

Sunday, September 15, 2019
The Seven Dolours of the Virgin Mary
9:30 a.m. Solemn Mass
Missa Vulnerasti cor meum (Cristóbal de Morales, ca. 1500–1553)
Mater dolorosa (Robert Fayrfax, 1464–1521)
Stabat Mater (Josquin des Prez, ca. 1450–1521)

Sunday, September 22, 2019
Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost
9:30 a.m. Solemn Mass
Missa Dittes maistresse (Orlande de Lassus, ca. 1532–1594)
Expectans expectavi (Lassus)
Panis quem ego dedero (Henricus Isaac, ca. 1450–1517)
Ego sum panis vivus (Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, ca. 1525–1594)

Sunday, September 29, 2019
Michaelmas
9:30 a.m. Solemn Mass
Messa della Battaglia (Giovanni Francesco Anerio, ca. 1567–1630)
Factum est silentium (Felice Anerio, ca. 1560–1614)
Tibi Christe splendor Patris (Tomás Luis de Victoria, 1548–1611)