Music for the Sunday in Ascensiontide, 5 June 2011

Music for the Sunday in Ascensiontide
(Missale Romanum of 1962, 9:30 a.m.)
Prelude: Saraband (For the morning of Easter) (Herbert Howells, 1892-1983)
Missa O Rex gloriae (G.P. da Palestrina, c.1525-1594)
Gregorian Mass of the Sunday in Ascensiontide: Exaudi Domine…alleluia
Motet at the Offertory: Ascendit Deus (Jacob Handl, 1550-1591)
Motet at the Communion: Laudate nomen ejus (Jubilate Deo, secunda pars) (attrib. Josquin)
Postlude: Transports de joie d’une âme devant la gloire du Christ qui est la sienne [Outbursts of joy from a soul before the Glory of Christ which is its own glory] (from L'Ascension) (Olivier Messiaen, 1908-1992)

Music for the Seventh Sunday of Easter
(Missale Romanum of 1970, 11:30 a.m.)
Missa de Angelis (Vatican Gradual, Mass VIII)
Processional Hymn: Alleluia! Sing to Jesus (Hyfrydol)
Alleluia: Exivi a Patre (plainsong, mode vii)
Motet at the Offertory: Surrexit Christus hodie (Andreas Hammerschmidt, 1611-1675)
Communion: Pater, cum essem (plainsong, mode iv)
Hymn at the Communion: Eternal Monarch, King Most High (Gonfalon Royal)
Marian Antiphon: Regina caeli (plainsong, mode vi)
Organ music as above

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