Music for High Masses

Mater Misericordiae and

St. Edward the Confessor

Monday, January 1, 2024, Octave of Christmas

organ: Komm Gott Schöpfer, Heiliger Geist - Pachelbel

Veni Creator Spiritus - chant

Proper of the Mass - chant

Ordinary: Mass VIII - chant

Credo III - chant

organ: Der Tag, der ist so freudenreich - Drischner

organ: Das alte Jahr vergangen ist - Bach

organ: Das alte Jahr vergangen ist - Distler

Alma Redemptoris Mater (simple tone) - chant

organ: In dir ist Freude - Drischner


Friday, January 5, 2024, Votive Mass of the Sacred Heart of Jesus

Proper of the Mass - chant

Ordinary: Mass III - chant

Auctor beate saeculi - chant

organ: Herzlich tut mich verlangen - Brahms

En ut superba - chant

Alma Redemptoris Mater (simple tone) - chant

organ: Psalm 124 (123) - Mulder


Saturday, January 6, 2024, Epiphany

Proper of the Mass - chant

Ordinary: Mass VIII - chant

Credo III - chant

Reges de Saba (from Puer natus in Bethlehem) - chant

organ: Wie schön leuchtet der Morgenstern - Distler

organ: Der Tag, der ist so freudenreich - Bach

Alma Redemptoris Mater (simple tone) - chant

organ: March of the Kings - arr. Simone/Clément


Sunday, January 7, 2024, Holy Family

What Child Is This? (greensleeves)
Asperges - chant

Proper of the Mass - chant

Ordinary: Mass VIII - chant

Credo III - chant

Te Joseph celebrent - chant

organ: O laufet, ihr Hirten - Drischner

Jesu, dulcis memoria - chant

Alma Redemptoris Mater (simple tone) - chant

organ: In dir ist Freude - Bach


January 14, 2024, Second Sunday after Epiphany

Songs of Thankfulness and Praise (st. george's windsor)

Asperges - chant

Proper of the Mass - chant

Ordinary: Missa brevis (“Trinitatis”) in F - Rheinberger (KSBA)

Gloria: Mass XI - chant

Credo I - chant

Operatus est salutem - Tschesnokoff

organ: Liebster Jesu, wir sind hier - Bach

Ave verum corpus - Bach

Alma Redemptoris Mater (simple tone) - chant

organ: The Prince of Denmark’s March - Clarke


January 21, 2024, Third Sunday after Epiphany

All Creatures of Our God and King (lasst uns erfreuen/vigiles et sancti)

Asperges - chant

Proper of the Mass - chant

Ordinary: Mass XI - chant

Credo I - chant

Offertory with verses - chant (proportional rhythm)

organ: Voluntary in G - Purcell

Alma Redemptoris Mater (simple tone) - chant

organ: Fugue sur les jeux d’anches (Kyrie from Messe solemnelle à l’usage des paroisses) - Couperin


January 28, 2024, Septuagesima Sunday

O God, Our Help in Ages Past (st. anne)

Asperges - chant

Proper of the Mass - chant

Ordinary: Missa brevis (“Trinitatis”) in F - Rheinberger (KSBA)

Credo I - chant

Media vita in morte sumus - Rheinberger

organ: Alle Menschen müssen sterben - Bach

organ: Wenn wir in höchsten Nöten sein (Orgelbüchlein) - Bach

Ave verum corpus - Byrd

Alma Redemptoris Mater (simple tone) - chant

organ: Ach Gott und Herr - attrib. Bach


Friday, February 2, 2024, Candlemas

Lauda Jerusalem - Darros

Blessing of Candles, Procession, and Proper of the Mass - chant

Ordinary: Missa brevis - Casciolini

Gloria from Mass IX - chant

Credo III - chant

Offertory with verses - chant (proportional rhythm)

organ: Sortie sur l’antienne “Lumen ad revelationem gentium” - Guilmant

organ: The Canticle of Simeon - Bourgeouis

organ: Offertoire sur l’antienne “Lumen ad revelationem gentium” - Guilmant

Alma Redemptoris Mater (simple tone) - chant

organ: Lobe den Herren - Drischner


February 4 2024, Sexagesima Sunday

O Jesus, We Adore Thee (fulda melody)

Asperges - chant

Proper of the Mass - chant

Ordinary: Mass XI - chant

Credo I - chant

organ: Wo soll ich fliehen hin - Bach

organ: Andante from Sonata No. 4 in E Minor - Bach

Ave Regina caelorum (simple tone) - chant

organ: Prelude in A Minor - Bach


February 11, 2024, Quinquagesima Sunday

O God of Loveliness (st. elizabeth)

Asperges - chant

Proper of the Mass - chant

Ordinary: Missa brevis (“Trinitatis”) in F - Rheinberger (KSBA)

Credo I - chant

Ubi caritas from Quatre Motets - Duruflé

organ: O Mensch, bewein dein’ Sünde groß - Bach

Laudate Dominum - Croft

Ave Regina caelorum (simple tone) - chant

organ: Grand jeu (Dialogue) - Du Mage


February 14, 2024, Ash Wednesday

Immutemur habitu - Nunes Garcia

Proper of the Mass - chant

Ordinary: Missa brevis - Anerio (adaptation of Missa pro defunctis)

Offertory with verses - chant (proportional rhythm)

Civitas sancti tui - Byrd

Ave Regina caelorum (simple tone) - chant


February 18, 2024, First Sunday in Lent

Parce Domine

Asperges (ad libitum tone) - chant

Proper of the Mass - chant

Ordinary: Mass XVII - chant

Credo IV - chant

Offertory with verses - chant (proportional rhythm)

Ave Regina caelorum (simple tone) - chant


February 25, 2024, Second Sunday in Lent

Forty Days and Forty Nights (heinlein)

Asperges (ad libitum tone) - chant

Proper of the Mass - chant

Ordinary: Missa brevis - Anerio (adaptation of Missa pro defunctis)

Credo IV - chant

Offertory with verses - chant (proportional rhythm)

O Jesu Christe - Jacquet

Ave Regina caelorum (simple tone) - chant


Friday, March 1, 2024, Votive Mass of the Sacred Heart of Jesus

Proper of the Mass - chant

Ordinary: Mass III - chant

Auctor beate saeculi - chant

En ut superba - chant

Ave Regina caelorum (simple tone) - chant


March 3, 2024, Third Sunday in Lent

Lord, Who throughout These Forty Days (st. flavian)

Asperges (ad libitum tone) - chant

Proper of the Mass - chant

Ordinary: Mass XVII

Credo IV - chant

Offertory with verses - chant (proportional rhythm)

Attende Domine - chant

Ave Regina caelorum (simple tone) - chant


March 10, 2024, Fourth Sunday in Lent (Laetare)

The Glory of These Forty Days (erhalt uns, herr)

Asperges (ad libitum tone) - chant

Proper of the Mass - chant

Ordinary: Missa brevis - Anerio (adaptation of Missa pro defunctis)

Credo IV - chant

Stabat Mater (Mainz)

organ: Tierce en taille - Du Mage

Spem in alium - Jacquet

Ave Regina caelorum (simple tone) - chant

organ: Adagio-Vivace from Sonata No. 4 in E Minor - Bach


March 17, 2024, Passion Sunday

O Sacred Head, Surrounded (passion chorale)

Asperges (ad libitum tone) - chant

Proper of the Mass - chant

Ordinary: Missa brevis - Anerio (adaptation of Missa pro defunctis)

Credo IV - chant

Offertory with verses - chant (proportional rhythm)

Vexilla regis prodeunt - chant

O crux ave - Palestrina

Ave Regina caelorum (simple tone) - chant


Tuesday, March 19, 2024, St. Joseph

Proper of the Mass - chant

Ordinary: Missa brevis (“Trinitatis”) in F - Rheinberger (KSBA)

Gloria from Mass VIII - chant

Credo III - chant

Exsultate justi - Viadana

organ: Plein jeu (Sanctus) from Messe pour les couvents - Couperin

organ: Tierce en taille (Elévation) from Messe pour les couvents - Couperin

Te Joseph celebrent - chant

Ave Regina caelorum (simple tone) - chant

organ: Dialogue sur les grands jeux (Dona nobis pacem) from Messe pour les couvents - Couperin


March 24, 2024, Palm Sunday

Proper of the Mass - chant

Ordinary: Mass XVII - chant

Credo IV - chant

Offertory with verse - chant (proportional rhythm)

Ave Regina caelorum (simple tone) - chant


March 28, 2024, Holy Thursday

Proper of the Mass - chant

Ordinary: Missa “O quam gloriosum” - Victoria

Ubi caritas from Quatre Motets - Duruflé

Offertory with verses - chant (proportional rhythm)

Tantum ergo from Quatre Motets - Duruflé

Adoramus te, Christe from Les sept paroles du Christ - Dubois


March 29, 2024, Good Friday

Proper of the Liturgical Action - chant


March 30, 2024, Holy Saturday

Tenebrae Matins and Lauds - chant

Proper of the Easter Vigil - chant

Ordinary: Mass I - chant

organ: Variations sur le thème “O filii et filiae” (Offertoire sur les grands jeux pour la fête de Pâques) - Dandrieu

organ: Psalm XVIII - Marcello

organ: Little Preludes and Fugues in G, B-Flat, and F - attrib. Bach

Regina caeli (simple tone) - chant

organ: Incantation pour un jour saint - Langlais


March 31, 2024, Easter Sunday

Christ the Lord Is Risen Today (victimae paschali)

Vidi aquam - chant

Proper of the Mass - chant

Ordinary: Missa brevis - Palestrina

Alleluja from Messias - Handel

organ: Prelude on easter hymn - Held

organ: Prelude on the Easter Sequence - Held

Sicut cervus - Palestrina

Regina caeli (simple tone) - chant

organ: Finale from Symphony No. 1 in D Minor - Vierne


April 5, 2024, Easter Friday

Proper of the Mass - chant

Ordinary: Mass I - chant

Auctor beate saeculi - chant

organ: Elevation (Benedictus) from Mass in D - Dvořák

En ut superba - chant

Regina caeli (simple tone) - chant

organ: Little Prelude and Fugue in C - attrib. Bach


April 7, 2024, Low Sunday

Ye Sons and Daughters (o fiilii et filiae)

Vidi aquam - chant

Proper of the Mass - chant

Ordinary: Mass I

Credo III - chant

O filii et filiae - chant

organ: Variations sur le thème “O filii et filiae” (Offertoire sur les grands jeux pour la fête de Pâques) - Dandrieu

Regina caeli (simple tone) - chant

organ: Toccata on “O filii et filiae” - Farnam


Monday, April 8, 2024, Annunciation (transferred)

Proper of the Mass - chant

Ordinary: Mass IX - chant

Credo de Archangelis - Tomaszycki 

organ: Sortie sur l’hymne “Quid nunc in tenebris tristis aberras” - Guilmant

organ: Deux strophes sur l’hymne “Ave maris stella” - Guilmant

Regina caeli (simple tone) - chant

organ: Prelude in A - Bach


April 14, 2024, Second Sunday after Easter

The King of Love My Shepherd Is (st. columba)

Vidi aquam - chant

Proper of the Mass - chant

Ordinary: Missa brevis - Palestrina (KSBA1)

Gloria from Mass I - chant

Credo III - chant

Bone pastor (contrafactum of If Ye Love Me) - Tallis

organ: Preludes on st. columba and dominus regit me - Lang

organ: Adagio e dolce from Sonata No. 3 - Bach

Ecce panis angelorum - chant

Regina caeli (simple tone) - chant

organ: Toccata in F - Buxtehude


April 21, 2024, Third Sunday after Easter

At the Lamb’s High Feast We Sing (salzburg)

Vidi aquam - chant

Proper of the Mass - chant

Ordinary: Mass I

Credo III - chant

Ad coenam Agni providi - chant (proportional rhythm)

organ: Christ lag in Todesbanden - Bach

organ: Nun bitten wir den Heiligen Geist - Buxtehude

organ: Schmücke dich, o liebe Seele - Brahms

Regina caeli (simple tone) - chant

organ: Christ lag in Todesbanden - Held


April 28, 2024, Fourth Sunday after Easter

Come, Ye Faithful, Raise the Strain (gaudeamus pariter)

Vidi aquam - chant

Proper of the Mass - chant

Ordinary: Missa brevis - Palestrina (KSBA1)

Gloria from Mass I - chant

Credo III - chant

Regina caeli - Lotti

organ: Lento from Sonata No. 6 in G - Bach

Cantate Domino - Hassler

Regina caeli (simple tone) - chant

organ: Prelude on gaudeamus pariter - Held


Wednesday, May 1, 2024, St. Joseph the Workman

Proper of the Mass - chant

Ordinary: Missa brevis - Casciolini

Gloria: Mass VIII - chant

Credo III - chant

Te Joseph celebrent - chant

organ: Prelude on the Welsh Hymn Tune rhosymedre - Vaughan Williams

Regina caeli (simple tone) - chant

organ: Basse et dessus de trompette ou de cornet separé, en dialogue (Suite du premier ton) - Clérambault


Friday, May 3, 2024, Votive Mass of the Sacred Heart of Jesus

Proper of the Mass - chant

Ordinary: Mass III - chant

Auctor beate saeculi - chant

organ: Herzlich tut mich verlangen - Brahms

En ut superba - chant

Regina caeli (simple tone) - chant

organ: Psalm 124 (123) - Mulder


May 5, 2024, Fifth Sunday after Easter

Be Joyful, Mary (regina caeli, jubila)

Vidi aquam - chant

Proper of the Mass - chant

Ordinary: Mass I

Credo III - chant

organ: Regina caeli - Callahan

organ: Prière à Notre-Dame (from Suite gothique) - Boëllmann

organ: Voluntary in C - Purcell

Regina caeli (simple tone) - chant

organ: Menuet gothique (from Suite gothique) - Boëllmann


Thursday, May 9, 2024, Ascension of Our Lord

Proper of the Mass - chant

Ordinary: Missa “O quam gloriosum” - Victoria

Ascendit Deus - Schaller

Regina caeli (solemn tone) - chant

organ: O Welt, ich muss dich lassen - Brahms

O esca viatorum - Isaac

Regina caeli (simple tone) - chant

organ: Allegro assai vivace from Sonata No. 1 - Mendelssohn


May 12, 2024, Sunday after Ascension

Crown Him with Many Crowns (diademata)

Vidi aquam - chant

Proper of the Mass - chant

Ordinary: Missa “O quam gloriosum” - Victoria (KSBA)

Gloria from Mass I - chant

Credo III - chant

Exsultate Deo - Palestrina

organ: Adagio from Sonata No. 1 - Mendelssohn

Operatus est salutem - Tschesnokoff

Regina caeli (simple tone) - chant

organ: Fugue in A - Bach


Saturday, May 18, 2024, Confirmation & First Communion Mass

Ecce sacerdos - chant

Veni Creator Spiritus - chant

Veni Sancte Spiritus - chant (proportional rhythm)

organ music during Confirmation, as needed:

   Nun bitten wir den Heiligen Geist - Buxtehude

   Komm Gott Schöpfer, Heiliger Geist - Dupré

   Komm heiliger Geist, Herre Gott - Dupré

   Komm heiliger Geist, Herre Gott - Pachelbel

   movements from Messe pour les couvents - Couperin

   movements from Deutsche Messe - Schubert

Confirma hoc - chant

Holy God, We Praise Thy Name (grosser gott)

Komm Gott Schöpfer, Heiliger Geist - Pachelbel

Proper of the Mass - chant

Ordinary: Mass I

Offertory with verses - chant (proportional rhythm)

Panis angelicus - Franck

organ: Tierce en taille (Elévation) from Messe pour les couvents - Couperin

Regina caeli (simple tone) - chant

Veni Creator “en taille” - de Grigny


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