Music for Candlemas, 2 February 2011

Wednesday, 2 February 2011, 6:00 p.m.
The Feast of the Purification of the BVM (Candlemas)
Blessing of Candles, Procession, & Mass
(Missale Romanum of 1962)

Prelude: Herr Gott, nun schleuß den Himmel auf (BWV 617) (Johann Sebastian Bach, 1685-1750)
At the blessing of candles: Lumen ad revelationem gentium (plainsong, mode viii)
At the procession: Adorna thalamum (plainsong, mode vi), etc.
Missa de Beata Maria (David J. Hughes, b. 1980) [première] Gregorian Mass of Candlemas: Suscepimus, Deus
Motet at the Offertory: Senex puerum portabat (William Byrd, 1540-1623)
Motet at the Communion: Nunc dimittis (Josquin des Prez, c.1450-1521)
Postlude: Toccata in F Major (BWV 540) (Bach)

The Ordinary for this Mass will be the première of David Hughes' Missa de Beata Maria.

The music for this Mass is sponsored by the Society of St. Hugh of Cluny.

Following Mass, at 8:00 p.m. in the parish hall, Martin Mosebach will present from Chapter 4 of The Heresy of Formlessness: "Tear the Images out of their Hearts."

Further information is available here.

From Chapter 4 of the “Heresy of Formlessness”; “Tear the Images out of their Hearts”

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