Music for December 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.
Sunday, December 6, 2020: Second Sunday of Advent

Sung Masses (*reservations required—livestream also available*)
8:00 a.m.  Mass in English with cantor
9:30 a.m.  Solemn Mass with St. Mary's Schola Cantorum
Plainsong Mass for a Mean (John Sheppard)
Alma Redemptoris Mater (Guillaume Dufay)
11:15 a.m.  Missa cantata with cantors

1:00 p.m.  Mass in Spanish with the Coro Hispano de Santa María

Tuesday, December 8, 2020: Feast of the Immaculate Conception

6:00 p.m.  Solemn Mass with St. Mary's Schola Cantorum
Missa Benedicta es (Cristóbal de Morales)
Alma Redemptoris Mater (Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina)

Sunday, December 13, 2020: Third Sunday of Advent

Sung Masses (*reservations required—livestream also available*)
8:00 a.m.  Mass in English with cantor
9:30 a.m.  Solemn Mass with St. Mary's Schola Cantorum
Missa carminum (Heinrich Isaac)
Alma Redemptoris Mater, prima pars (Johannes Ockeghem)
11:15 a.m.  Missa cantata with cantors
1:00 p.m.  Mass in Spanish with the Coro Hispano de Santa María

Saturday, December 19, 2020

Sung Masses (*reservations required—livestream also available*)
6:00 a.m.  Rorate Mass with cantors

Sunday, December 20, 2020: Fourth Sunday of Advent

Sung Masses (*reservations required—livestream also available*)
8:00 a.m.  Mass in English with cantor
9:30 a.m.  Solemn Mass with St. Mary's Schola Cantorum
Missa Mi mi (Johannes Ockeghem)
Alma Redemptoris Mater, secunda pars (Ockeghem)
11:15 a.m.  Missa cantata with cantors
1:00 p.m.  Mass in Spanish with the Coro Hispano de Santa María

Thursday, December 24, 2020: Vigil of Christmas

Sung Masses (*reservations required—livestream also available*)
4:00 p.m.  Mass in English with cantors
7:00 p.m.  Mass in Spanish with the Coro Hispano de Santa María
11:30 a.m.  Choral Prelude with St. Mary's Schola Cantorum
Sweet was the song (Anonymous, 16th c.)
Est ist ein Ros, op. 122, no. 8 (Johannes Brahms)
Est ist ein Roeß (Michael Praetorius)
Dost Thou in a Manger Lie? (T. Tertius Noble)
Que bonito niño chiquito (Anonymous, 16th c.)
In dulci jubilo (arr. R. L. Pearsall/R. R. Terry)
In dulci jubilo, op. 28 (Marcel Dupré)
Stille Nacht (Franz Gruber)

Friday, December 25, 2020: Christmas Day

Sung Masses (*reservations required—livestream also available*)
12:00 a.m.  Midnight Mass with St. Mary's Schola Cantorum
Missa O magnum mysterium (Tomás Luís de Victoria)
O magnum mysterium (Victoria)
8:00 a.m.  Mass in English with cantor

9:30 a.m.  Solemn Mass with St. Mary's Schola Cantorum
Missa Saeculorum (Francisco Guerrero)
Hodie Christus natus est (Adrian Willaert)
11:15 a.m.  Missa cantata with cantors
1:00 p.m.  Mass in Spanish with the Coro Hispano de Santa María

Sunday, December 27, 2020: Holy Family/Sunday in the Octave of Christmas

Sung Masses (*reservations required—livestream also available*)
8:00 a.m.  Mass in English with cantor
9:30 a.m.  Solemn Mass with St. Mary's Schola Cantorum
Missa Fa re ut fa sol la (Cristóbal de Morales)
A solis ortus (Thomas Stoltzer)
11:15 a.m.  Missa cantata with cantors
Beata viscera (Gabriele Fattorini)
1:00 p.m.  Mass in Spanish with the Coro Hispano de Santa María

Cantate hymnum ad Virginem contra plagam!Stella caeli—A prayer to the Virgin in the time of contagion

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