Music for April 2022

All sung Masses at St. Mary's include the full Gregorian chant Propers, as well as the Ordinary of the Mass sung in Latin to plainchant or polyphony.
Sunday, April 3: Passion Sunday (Fifth Sunday of Lent)

8:00 a.m.  Mass in English with cantor
10:00 a.m.  Solemn Mass with St. Mary's Schola Cantorum
Asperges me (Cristóbal de Morales)
Missa arpeggione (Terrence B. Fay)
O crux, ave (Giaches de Wert)
O bone Jesu, duo in me cognosco (Ludwig Senfl)
Miserere mei, Deus (Hieronymus Praetorius)
12:00 p.m.  Mass in Spanish with cantor

Sunday, April 10: Palm Sunday

8:00 a.m.  Mass in English with cantor
10:00 a.m.  Solemn Mass with St. Mary's Schola Cantorum
"Dry Mass" of the Palms; Procession of the Palms; Mass of the Passion
Asperges me (Tomás Luís de Victoria)
Pueri hebraeorum vestimenta (Jacob Regnart)
Pueri hebraeorum portantes (Regnart)
Missa Adesto dolori meo (Jacobus Handl)
Passio secundum Mathaeum (Victoria)
Improperium (Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina)
Officium de cruce (Loyset Compère)
O Domine Jesu Christe (Francisco Guerrero)
12:00 p.m.  Mass in Spanish (offered downstairs in the lower chapel)

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Wednesday, April 13: Spy Wednesday

Daily Masses at 8:00 a.m. and 12:10 p.m.
7:00 p.m. Tenebrae of Maundy Thursday
Responsoria (Orlande de Lassus)
Benedictus Dominus Deus (Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina)
Miserere mei (Tomás Luís de Victoria)

Thursday, April 14: Maundy Thursday

7:00 p.m.  Solemn Mass in Cena Domini
Missa Si bona suscepimus
(Cristóbal de Morales)
Dextera Domini (Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina)
O bone Jesu (Loyset Compère)
Ecce quam bonum (Jacobus Clemens non Papa)
Ave verum corpus (William Byrd)
Pange lingua (Tomás Luís de Victoria)
Tantum ergo (Charles Gounod)
followed by Vespers and Stripping of the Altars
and the Vigil at the Altar of Repose (downstairs chapel)

Friday, April 14: Good Friday

3:00 p.m.  The Mass of the Presanctified
Passio secundum Joannem (Tomás Luís de Victoria)
Improperia (Ludwig Senfl)
Vexilla Regis (Guillaume Dufay)
Crux fidelis (att. King John IV of Portugal)
Vere languores (Victoria)
Miserere mei, Deus (Fabrizio Dentice)
7:00 p.m.  Procession of the Cristo muerto; Burial of the Body of Christ
Responsoria (Ludovico da Viadana)
Miserere mei, Deus (Antonio Lotti)

Saturday, April 16: Holy Saturday

7:00 p.m. The Great Vigil of Easter
Sicut cervus (Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina)
Missa In illo tempore
(Claudio Monteverdi)
Regina coeli (Orlande de Lassus)
Dum transisset Sabbatum (John Taverner)
Fanfare (Jacques-Nicolas Lemmens)
11:30 p.m.  Festive Reception

Sunday, April 17: Easter

8:00 a.m.  Mass in English with cantor
10:00 a.m.  Solemn Mass with St. Mary's Schola Cantorum
Missa Caça (Cristóbal de Morales)
Christus resurgens (William Byrd)
Pascha nostrum (Heinrich Isaac) 
Regina Cæli (Morales)
Fanfare (Jacques-Nicolas Lemmens)
12:00 p.m.  Mass in Spanish with cantor

Sunday, April 24: Low Sunday

8:00 a.m.  Mass in English with cantor
10:00 a.m.  Solemn Mass with St. Mary's Schola Cantorum
Missa Fa re ut fa sol la (Cristóbal de Morales)
Quia vidisti me, Thoma (Claudio Monteverdi)
Post dies octo (William Byrd)
Regina caeli (Byrd)
12:00 p.m.  Mass in Spanish with cantor

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