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by gascoynep
Mon Apr 01, 2013 6:43 pm
Forum: Liturgy Matters
Topic: Exultet
Replies: 32
Views: 17608

Re: Exultet

We used the Martin Foster Exsultet setting from the Resurrexit supplement on Saturday as suggested earlier on this thread (thanks Kerrezza ). It went most satisfactorily - we omitted the refrains as they did not make it to the order of service(!) and used guitar, piano and mandolin accompaniment. Th...
by gascoynep
Sun Feb 17, 2013 9:17 pm
Forum: Liturgy Matters
Topic: Making time for prayer before Mass
Replies: 25
Views: 10492

Re: Making time for prayer before Mass

I've found that one way to get a prayerful quiet before mass starts is to play something very softly - almost too quiet to hear (on mandolin or guitar in this case) . This seems to discourage the causal chatting that we get otherwise. As regards a practise with the people before mass - I find as a p...
by gascoynep
Fri Feb 01, 2013 6:26 pm
Forum: Liturgy Matters
Topic: Exultet
Replies: 32
Views: 17608

Re: Exultet

Thanks all for that, - I'll be off to Decani's website then!
by gascoynep
Thu Jan 31, 2013 12:35 pm
Forum: Liturgy Matters
Topic: Exultet
Replies: 32
Views: 17608

Exultet

Hi All,

Has anyone come across (or written) an alternative setting for the new exultet text? I'm looking for something suitable for piano or guitar?

thanks
by gascoynep
Fri Jan 11, 2013 7:28 pm
Forum: Liturgy Matters
Topic: Is there a place for dance within Catholic Liturgy
Replies: 17
Views: 6379

Re: Is there a place for dance within Catholic Liturgy

I was recently privileged to be invited to play at the mass for the baptism of a colleague's son. My colleague is from Cameroon and the majority of guests were also from Cameroon. Their tradition seems to include dance as an integral part of music, I was especially struck by the "offertory proc...