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Performed by St. Dominic's Traditional Choir, Simon Berry, Director Music & Liturgy

Note: Those of you who would like to support the music program in a tangible way may sponsor the costs of our music making at a particular Mass. This may be done as a memorial or as a living testament to the glory of God in music. Such donations will be acknowledged in the music program of the day. You may even help select music that is particularly important to you or choose to support the funding or orchestral accompaniment.

April 5, 2020, Palm Sunday of the Lord's Passion
Prelude: Hosanna to the Son of David & Gregorian chants, Weelkes
Penitential Rite: none,
Gloria: none,
Offertory: Salvator mundi, Howells
Eucharistic Acclamations: Missa adventus & quadrisimae (salve), chant
Agnus Dei: Missa adventus & quadrisimae (salve), chant
Communion Motet: God so loved the world, Stainer
Postlude: none,
For the distribution of Palms: Hosanna to the Son of David: Weelkes. The gospel will be chanted in the traditional Roman manner

March 29, 2020, Lent 5
Prelude: none,
Penitential Rite: Missa adventus & quadrisimae (salve), chant
Gloria: none,
Offertory: I heard a voice from heaven, Howells
Eucharistic Acclamations: Missa adventus & quadrisimae (salve), chant
Agnus Dei: Missa adventus & quadrisimae (salve), chant
Communion Motet: When David Heard, Weelkes
Second Communion Motet: Videns Dominus, chant
Postlude: none,

March 22, 2020, Lent 4, Laetare Sunday
Prelude: none,
Penitential Rite: Kyrie, Messe solennelle, Vierne
Gloria: none,
Offertory: The eys of all, Berger
Eucharistic Acclamations: Messe solennelle, Vierne
Agnus Dei: Messe solennelle, Vierne
Communion Motet: I will lift up mine eyes, Howells
Second Communion Motet: Lutum fecit, chant
Postlude: none,

March 15, 2020, Lent 3
Prelude: none,
Penitential Rite: Missa adventus & quadrisimae (salve), chant
Gloria: none,
Offertory: Sicut cervus, Palestrina
Eucharistic Acclamations: Missa adventus & quadrisimae (salve), chant
Agnus Dei: Missa adventus & quadrisimae (salve), chant
Communion Motet: Super flumina Babylonis, Palestrina
Second Communion Motet: Qui biberit aquam, chant
Postlude: none,

March 8, 2020, Lent 2
Prelude: none,
Penitential Rite: Missa adventus & quadrisimae (salve), chant
Gloria: none,
Offertory: Nolo mortem pecatoris , Morley
Eucharistic Acclamations: Missa adventus & quadrisimae (salve), chant
Agnus Dei: Missa adventus & quadrisimae (salve), chant
Communion Motet: The Lord is my shepherd , Howells
Second Communion Motet: Visionem, chant
Postlude: none,

March 1, 2020, Lent 1
Prelude: none,
Penitential Rite: Missa salve, chant
Gloria: none,
Offertory: Angelis suis mandavit, Cardoso
Eucharistic Acclamations: Missa salve, chant
Agnus Dei: Missa salve, chant
Communion Motet: Libera me, Sheppard
Second Communion Motet: Scapulis suis, chant

February 26, 2020, Ash Wednesday
Prelude: none, none
Penitential Rite: For the Ashing: Miserere , Allegri
Gloria: none, none
Offertory: Hear my prayer, Hogan
Eucharistic Acclamations: missa simplex, chant
Agnus Dei: missa simplex, chant
Communion Motet: Balm in Gilead, Washburn
Second Communion Motet: Call to remembrance, O Lord, Richard Farrant
Postlude: none, none

February 22, 2020, 7th Sunday in Ordinary Time
Prelude: Jesus keep me near the cross, Doane
Penitential Rite: form b, chant
Gloria: Missa quarti toni , Victoria
Offertory: By and By, arr. Chilcott
Eucharistic Acclamations: Missa quarti toni , Victoria
Agnus Dei: Missa quarti toni , Victoria
Communion Motet: Wade in the Water, arr. Adams
Postlude: Trumpet Tume, Stanley

February 16, 2020, 6th Sunday in Ordinary Time
Prelude: A little more faith in Jesus, J. W. Work
Penitential Rite: Missa quarti toni , Victoria
Gloria: De angelis, chant
Offertory: Hear my Prayer, Hogan
Eucharistic Acclamations: Missa quarti toni , Victoria
Agnus Dei: Missa quarti toni , Victoria
Communion Motet: Deep River, arr Hart
Postlude: Tuba Tune, Cocker

February 9, 2020, 5th Sunday in Ordinary Time
Prelude: Rosary recitation for Lourdes Novena,
Penitential Rite: form 3, chant
Gloria: Missa secunda, Hassler
Offertory: Jubilate deo, Britten
Eucharistic Acclamations: de angelis, chant
Agnus Dei: Missa secunda, Hassler
Communion Motet: Didn't it rain, arr. Chilcott
Postlude: Tuba Tune, C.S. Lang

February 2, 2020, Presentation of the Lord in the Temple (Candlemas)
Prelude: The Angels Song, Stanford
Penitential Rite: Missa secunda, Hassler
Gloria: de angelis, chant
Offertory: The Canticle of Zechariah, MacMillan
Eucharistic Acclamations: Missa secunda, Hassler
Agnus Dei: Missa secunda, Hassler
Communion Motet: When to the Temple Mary Went, Eccard
Postlude: Postlude in D, Henry Smart

January 26, 2020, 3rd Sunday in Ordinary Time
Prelude: Elegy, Parry
Penitential Rite: Missa secunda, Hassler
Gloria: Missa secunda, Hassler
Offertory: A New Song, MacMillan
Eucharistic Acclamations: Missa secunda, Hassler
Agnus Dei: Missa secunda, Hassler
Communion Motet: Cibavit eos, Byrd
Postlude: March from the Birds of Aristophanes, Parry

January 19, 2020, 2nd Sunday in Ordinary Time
Prelude: Air and Gavotte, C. Wesley
Penitential Rite: form b, Hassler
Gloria: de Angelis, chant
Offertory: Set me as a seal, William Walton
Eucharistic Acclamations: Missa secunda, Hassler
Agnus Dei: Missa secunda, Palestrina
Communion Motet: Behold the Lamb of God (Messiah), Handel
Postlude: Choral Song & Fugue, S.S. Wesley

January 5, 2020, The Solemnity of The Epiphany of the Lord
Prelude: O little town of Bethlehem , Gordon Phillips
Penitential Rite: Missa O magnum mysterium, Victoria
Gloria: Les anges, arr SCB
Offertory: The Three Kings, Healey Willan
Eucharistic Acclamations: Missa O magnum mysterium, Victoria
Agnus Dei: Missa O magnum mysterium, Victoria
Communion Motet: The Shepherd's Farewell, Berlioz
Postlude: Adeste Fideles , Page Long

December 29, 2019, The Solemnity of the Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph
Prelude: Noel Suisse , Daquin
Penitential Rite: Asperges, chant
Gloria: Christmas Gloria, Proulx
Offertory: There is no Rose, anon c 1420/descant Vulpius
Eucharistic Acclamations: Missa O magnum mysterium, Victoria
Agnus Dei: Missa O magnum mysterium, Victoria
Communion Motet: A Christmas Carol, Ives
Postlude: Noel X, Daquin
Mass msuic is sung byu the section leaders of the Schola cantorum today

December 25, 2019, Christmas Day, Solemn Mass 11:00 a.m. - not 11:30 am
Prelude: Cassation (for Toy Instruments), Haydn
Penitential Rite: Missa Brevis in F, Haydn
Gloria: Missa Brevis in F, Haydn
Offertory: Gloria (from Christmas Cantata), The Sussex Carol
Eucharistic Acclamations: Arr Philip Ledger, Haydn
Agnus Dei: Missa Brevis in F, Haydn
Communion Motet: O Magnum Mysterium & O Little Town, Lauridsen/Walford Davies
Second Communion Motet: Silent Night, arr SCB
Postlude: Toccata on Adeste Fideles, Page Long
The music will include strings, brass, timpani, organ and choir.

December 24, 2019, Midnight Mass of Christmas
Prelude: Cassation (for toy instruments), Haydn
Penitential Rite: Missa Brevis in F, Haydn
Gloria: Missa Brevis in F, Haydn
Offertory: The Sussex Carol & Ding Dong, Merrily on High, arr Philip Ledger & trad.
Eucharistic Acclamations: Missa Brevis in F, Haydn
Agnus Dei: Missa Brevis in F, Haydn
Communion Motet: O Magnum Mysterium & O Little Town, Lauridsen/Walford Davies
Second Communion Motet: Silent Night, arr SCB
Postlude: Tocata on Adeste Fideles, Page Long
A carol service starts at 11:15 p.m. and Mass at Midnight.The music will include music for strings, trumpets, timpani, organ and choir.

December 22, 2019, 4th Sunday of Advent
Prelude: In Dulci Jubilo, Buxtehude
Penitential Rite: Misssa Adventus et quadragesimae , Chant
Gloria: none,
Offertory: O Little Town of Bethlehem, H. Walford Davies
Eucharistic Acclamations: Misssa Adventus et quadragesimae , Chant
Agnus Dei: Misssa Adventus et quadragesimae , Chant
Communion Motet: No Small Wonder, Paul Edwards
Postlude: Magnificat, J.S. Bach

November 24, 2019, The Solemnity of Christ the King
Prelude: Psalm Prelude # 3 set 1, Herbert Howells
Penitential Rite: Asperges, Casciolini
Gloria: Missa brevis in F, Haydn
Offertory: Hosanna to the Son of David, Gibbons
Eucharistic Acclamations: Missa O Quam Gloriosum , Victoria
Agnus Dei: Missa O Quam Gloriosum , Victoria
Communion Motet: Sedebit DominusRex , James MacMillan
Postlude: Crown Imperial, William Walton

November 17, 2019, 33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time
Prelude: Adagio, Samuel Barber
Penitential Rite: Type 2, Guimant
Gloria: Misa O quam gloriosum, Victoria
Offertory: I Was Glad, Henry Purcell
Eucharistic Acclamations: Missa O quam gloriosum, Victoria
Agnus Dei: Missa O quam gloriosum, Victoria
Communion Motet: O God Thou art my God, Henry Purcell
Postlude: Grand March, Verdi

November 10, 2019, 32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time
Prelude: Psalm Prelude # 1 set 2, Herbert Howells
Penitential Rite: Missa O quam gloriosum, Victoria
Gloria: de angelis, chant
Offertory: Thou knowest Lord, Henry Purcell
Eucharistic Acclamations: de angelis, chant
Agnus Dei: Miisa O quam gloriosum, Victoria
Communion Motet: For Remembrance, Paul Drayton
Postlude: Fugue in b minor, J. S. Bach

November 3, 2019, 31st Sunday in Ordinary Time
Prelude: Nimrod, Edward Elgar
Penitential Rite: de angelis, chant
Gloria: de angelis, chant
Offertory: Lacrymosa, Mozart/Sussmayr
Eucharistic Acclamations: Sanctus, Mozart/Sussmayr
Agnus Dei: Agnus Dei, Mozart/Sussmayr
Communion Motet: Recordare, Mozart/Sussmayr
Postlude: Toccata and Fugue in D minor, J.S. Bach

October 27, 2019, 30th Sunday in Ordinary Time
Prelude: Recitation of the rosary,
Penitential Rite: Type 3, Guimant
Gloria: de angelis, chant
Offertory: Magnificat primi toni, David Bevan
Eucharistic Acclamations: Missa dixit Maria, Hassler
Agnus Dei: Missa dixit Maria, Hassler
Communion Motet: Ave verum, Mozart
Postlude: Toccata and Fugue in D minor, J.S. Bach

October 20, 2019, 29th Sunday in Ordinary Time
Prelude: Recitation of the Rosary,
Penitential Rite: Type 2, Guimant
Gloria: Missa dixit Maria, Hassler
Offertory: Magnificat octavi toni, David Bevan
Eucharistic Acclamations: Missa Dixit Maria, Hassler
Agnus Dei: Missa Dixiit Maria, Hassler
Communion Motet: Ave verum, Lassus
Postlude: God be praised, Healey Willan

October 13, 2019, 28th Sunday in Ordinary Time
Prelude: Voluntary VI, Op 6, John Stanley
Penitential Rite: Missa Dixit Maria, Hassler
Gloria: de angelis, chant
Offertory: Magnificat (short service), Gibbons
Eucharistic Acclamations: de angelis, chant
Agnus Dei: Missa Dixit Maria, Hassler
Communion Motet: Ave verum, Clemens
Postlude: Voluntary VII, Op 6, John Stanley

October 7, 2019, Rosary Sunday
Prelude: Priere a Notre Dame, Boellmann
Penitential Rite: type 3, guimant
Gloria: de angelis, chant
Offertory: Dixit Maria, Hassler
Eucharistic Acclamations: Missa Dixit Maria , Hassler
Agnus Dei: Missa Dixit Maria, Hassler
Communion Motet: Salve Regina, Refici
Postlude: Voluntary V, Op. 6, Sortie in E flat
Lefébure-Wély

September 29, 2019, 26th Sunday in Ordinary Time
Prelude: Voluntary I, op 6, John Stanley
Penitential Rite: type 2, Guimant
Gloria: Mass in five voices, byrd
Offertory: Almighty and everlasting God, Gibbons
Eucharistic Acclamations: Mass in five voices, Byrd
Agnus Dei: Mass in five voices, Byrd
Communion Motet: Ave verum, Robert Chastain
Postlude: Voluntary III, Op 6, John Stanley

September 22, 2019, 25th Sunday in Ordinary Time
Prelude: Aiur on a G string, Bach
Penitential Rite: Mass in five voices, Byrd
Gloria: de angelis, chant
Offertory: Exsultate jubilate, Viadana
Eucharistic Acclamations: de angelis, chant
Agnus Dei: Mass in five voices, Byrd
Communion Motet: O sacrum convivium, Viadana
Postlude: Fantasia in c minor, Bach

September 15, 2019, 24th Sunday in Ordinary Time
Prelude: Pieces for mechanical clock, Haydn
Penitential Rite: type 3, Guimant
Gloria: de angelis, chant
Offertory: Anima mea, Rivaflecha
Eucharistic Acclamations: Mass in five voices, Byrd
Agnus Dei: Mass in five voices, Byrd
Communion Motet: O sacrum convivium, Byrd
Postlude: Rigaudon, Campra

September 8, 2019, 23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time
Prelude: Air on a G String, J.S. Bach
Penitential Rite: type 2, Guimant
Gloria: de angelis, chant
Offertory: Simile et regnum, Morales
Eucharistic Acclamations: Mass in five voices, Byrd
Agnus Dei: Mass in five voices, Byrd
Communion Motet: O sacrum convivium, Palestrina
Postlude: Fantasia in C minor, J.S. Bach

September 1, 2019, 22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time
Prelude: Adagio in E, Bridge
Penitential Rite: Missa in honorem Sancti Dominici, Rubbra
Gloria: Newman Mass, MacMillan
Offertory: Teach me O Lord, Byrd
Eucharistic Acclamations: Missa in honorem Sancti Dominici, Rubbra
Agnus Dei: Missa in honorem Sancti Dominici, Rubbra
Communion Motet: O sacrum convivium, Croce
Postlude: Carillon, Murrill

August 25, 2019, 21st Sunday in Ordinary Time
Prelude: Schum,cke dich, Bach
Penitential Rite: type 3, Guimant
Gloria: Mass of JH Newman, MacMillan
Offertory: Maria mater gratia, Fauré
Eucharistic Acclamations: Messe Basse, Fauré
Agnus Dei: Messe Basse, Fauré
Communion Motet: Tantum ergo, Fauré
Postlude: Nun Danket, Johann Sebastian Bach

August 18, 2019, 20th Sunday in Ordinary Time
Prelude: Canzona, Karg Elert
Penitential Rite: type 2, Guimant
Gloria: Mass of Blessed JH Newman, MacMillan
Offertory: Total pulchra est Maria, Duruflé
Eucharistic Acclamations: Messe Basse, Fauré
Agnus Dei: Messe Basse, Fauré
Communion Motet: Os Muturum, Bruckner
Second Communion Motet: proper chant,
Postlude: Nun Danket, Karg Elert
The sopranos and altos of the schola cantorum sing this week and next.

August 11, 2019, 19th Sunday in Ordinary Time
Prelude: Voluntary on Old 100th, Purcell
Penitential Rite: Messe Basse, Fauré
Gloria: Blessed JH Newman Mass, MacMillan
Offertory: Ave Maria, Fauré
Eucharistic Acclamations: Messe Basse, Fauré
Agnus Dei: Messe Basse, Fauré
Communion Motet: Ave vereum, Fauré
Postlude: Chorale prelude on Old 100th , Pachelbel
The sopranos and altos of the schola cantorum sing today and for the next two Sundays.

August 4, 2019, Solemnity of Holy Father Dominic
Prelude: Schucke dich, Homilius/Bach
Penitential Rite: Missa in honorem Sancti Dominici, Rubbra
Gloria: Missa in honorem Sancti Dominici, Rubbra
Offertory: Glorisoe confessore, Guerrero
Eucharistic Acclamations: Missa in honorem Sancti Dominici, Rubbra
Agnus Dei: Missa in honorem Sancti Dominici, Rubbra
Communion Motet: Os justi, Bruckner
Postlude: Alleluia!, Slater
Today's music includes the chants (and Sequence Hymn) in the Dominican chant tradition.

July 28, 2019, Solemnity of the Dedication of the Church
Prelude: Sketch in C minor, Schumann
Penitential Rite: Asperges, chant
Gloria: Newman Mass, MacMillan
Offertory: Non Nobis Domine , Quilter
Eucharistic Acclamations: Messe cum jubilo, Duruflé
Agnus Dei: Messe cum jubilo, Duruflé
Communion Motet: Inveni David, Bruckner
Postlude: Sketch in C minor, Schumann

July 21, 2019, 16th Sunday in Ordinary Time
Prelude: Psalm Prelude, set I #2, Herbert Howells
Penitential Rite: Messe cum jubilo, Duruflé
Gloria: Newman Mass, MacMillan
Offertory: Seigneur, je vous en prie (from Quatre petites prières de Saint Francçois d’Assise) , Poulenc
Eucharistic Acclamations: Messe cum jubilo, Duruflé
Agnus Dei: Messe cum jubilo, Duruflé
Communion Motet: O mes très chers frères (from Quatre petites prières de Saint Francçois d’Assise) , Poulenc
Postlude: Toccata, micheelsen

June 30, 2019, 13th Sunday in Ordinary Time
Prelude: Toccatina, Yon
Penitential Rite: Lassus Missa super Bella Amfitrit’ altera, Lasso
Gloria: Messe en style ancien, Langlais
Offertory: O quam gloriosi, Victoria
Eucharistic Acclamations: Lassus Missa super Bella Amfitrit’ altera, Lasso
Agnus Dei: Lassus Missa super Bella Amfitrit’ altera, Lasso
Communion Motet: Tu es Petrus, Palestrina
Postlude: Now thank we all our God, J S Bach

June 16, 2019, The Most Holy Trinity
Prelude: Priere a Notre Dame , Boellmann
Penitential Rite: Missa Brevis in F, Haydn
Gloria: de angelis, chant
Offertory: Tibi Laus, Philips
Eucharistic Acclamations: Missa Brevis in f, Haydn
Agnus Dei: Missa Brevis in f, Haydn
Communion Motet: Libera nos, John Sheppard
Postlude: Toccata, Boellmann

June 9, 2019, Pentecost
Prelude: Nun Komm' der Heiden Heiland, J.S. Bach
Penitential Rite: Sprinkling Rite Vidi Aquam, chant
Gloria: Missa Brevis in f, Haydn
Offertory: O lux beatisima, Howard Helvey
Eucharistic Acclamations: Missa Brevis in F, Haydn
Agnus Dei: Missa Brevis in F, Haydn
Communion Motet: Factus est repente, James MacMillan
Postlude: Alleluias!, Simon Preston

June 2, 2019, Ascension Sunday
Prelude: Christ lag in Todesbanden BWV 625 , J S Bach
Penitential Rite: Messe solenelle, Vierne
Gloria: de angelis, chant
Offertory: I Gopd me Flowers, R Vaughan Williams
Eucharistic Acclamations: Messe Solenelle, Vierne
Agnus Dei: Messe solenelle, Vierne
Communion Motet: Easter, R Vaughan Williams
Postlude: Heut’ triomphiret Gottes Sohn BWV 630 , J S Bach

January 13, 2019, The Solemnity of The Baptism of The Lord
Prelude: Voluntary No. 2 in G , William Waland (c.1725-70)
Penitential Rite: Asperges, Casciolini/chant
Gloria: los Anges, arr SCB
Offertory: Of the Father's Heart begotten, arr Willcocks
Eucharistic Acclamations: Missa O magnum mysterium, Victoria
Agnus Dei: Missa O magnum mysterium, Victoria
Communion Motet: The Crown of Roses, Tchaikovsky
Postlude: Voluntary No. 5 in G , William Waland (c.1725-70)

June 23, 2018, Corpus Christi
Prelude: Le Banquet Celeste, Messaien
Penitential Rite: form 2, Guimant
Gloria: Missa Brevis in F, Haydn
Offertory: O sacrum convivium, Messaien
Eucharistic Acclamations: Missa Brevis in F, Haydn
Agnus Dei: Missa Brevis in F, Haydn
Communion Motet: Adorote, devote, Cecila McDowall
Postlude: Alleluia! Sing to Jesus + Tantum ergo (for Procession of the sacrament), Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament in the Lady Chapel following MAss