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Holy Week Music Programme

Post by HallamPhil » Mon Apr 14, 2014 9:33 pm

Palm Sunday
1030 - Cathedral Choir
Hosanna to the Son of David (Jakob) - The children of Jerusalem (Tune: Walk in the Light) - The children of Jerusalem + Psalm 46 (Jakob)
Psalm: My God, my God (Walker)
New Wine Gospel Greeting: Praise to you - Christ was humbler yet (Jakob)
God so loved the world (Stainer) - Praise to the holiest (Walker descants)
Eucharistic Acclamations & lamb of God (Missal tones)
Father if this cup (Dean) - Jesus remember me (Taize)

1830 - Music Group

Hosanna to the Son of David (Jakob) - The children of Jerusalem + Psalm 46 (Jakob)
Psalm: My God, my God (Walker)
New Wine Gospel Greeting: Praise to you - Christ was humbler yet (Jakob)
Were you there?
Eucharistic Acclamations & lamb of God (Missal tones)
We remember how you loved us (Haas) - Jesus remember me (Taize)
Always in your presence (Jakob)

Chrism Mass
1100 - Diocesan Choir
With all the Saints (Hurd)
New Wine Glory to God - Jakob
Psalm 88 (Jakob)
New Wine Gospel Greeting (Jakob)
Prayer response (Sosa)
O Redemptor (Jakob)
Eucharistic acclamations (Missal Tones)
New Wine Lamb of God (Jakob)
O Sacrum convivium (D'Evry) - O Sacrament of Love (Jakob) - Christ our peace (Haugen)
Renew me, Lord (Farrell)
Salve Regina - Send us out, O Lord (Walker)

Holy Thursday
2000 - Mass - Cathedral Choir
The glory of the cross
New Wine Glory to God (Jakob)
Our blessing cup (Hurd)
New Wine Gospel Greeting (Jakob)
Servant Song - Do you who follow understand?
Prayer response (Sosa)
No greater love (Joncas)
Eucharistic Acclamations and Lamb of God (Missal Tones)
O Sacrum convivium (D'Evry) - And did you know (Bell/Jakob)
Of the glorious body telling - Tantum ergo
Lay down your head (Bell)

Night Prayer
2300 - Cantor Philip Jakob

Good Friday

Office of Readings & Morning Prayer
1000 - Cantor Philip Jakob and organ

Passion
1500 - Cathedral Choir
Psalm: Father into your hands (Boulton Smith)
New Wine Gospel Greeting: Praise to you - Christ was humbler yet (Jakob)
Behold the wood of the Cross
We adore your cross (Jakob) - Reproaches (Jakob) - Faithful tree - God so loved the world (Stainer) - Stabat Mater
Psalm 21

Holy Saturday
Office of Readings & Morning Prayer & RCIA Rites
1000 - Cantor Philip Jakob and organ

Easter Vigil
2100 - Cathedral Choir
Lumen Christi - Exsultet
Ps 103 (Haugen) - Ps 15 (Walker) - Exodus Ps (Boulton Smith) - Ps 29 (Ridge) - Isaiah: God our fountain (Walker) - Ps 18 (Bevenot) - Ps 50 (Guimont)
New Wine Glory to God (Jakob)
Easter Alleluia (Plainsong) - Processional: Easter Alleluia (Hurd)
Litany of Saints (plainsong) - Springs of water (plainsong)
Pure water of creation's day
You have put on Christ (Walker) - We believe (Walker) - Springs of water (Haugen)
Celtic Alleluia (te Deum verses)
God be praised (smith) - Come holy Spirit (Bell) - God fill our lives (Bell)
Hallelujah Chorus (Handel)
Mass of Creation Eucharistic acclamations (Haugen)
New Wine Lamb of God (Jakob)
O death where is your power (Walker) - Thine be the glory
Christus vincit (arr Walker)

Easter Sunday
1030 - Cathedral Choir
Christ has risen (Bell)
New Wine Glory to God (Jakob)
This day (Walker)
Sequence: Christ the Lord
Easter Alleluia (Hurd)
Now the green blade riseth
Glastonbury Eucharistic Acclamations (Walker)
New Wine Lamb of God (Jakob)
Thine be the glory

1600 - Roast lamb and all trimmings and copious amounts of red wine etc

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Re: Holy Week Music Programme

Post by Gwyn » Tue Apr 15, 2014 8:21 am

That's a cracking line-up there Phil.

Stainer's "God so Loved the World" is delicious, I often think that while its bedding deep within Stainer's "The Crucifixion" implies that it ought solely during Holy Week, on its Jn 3:16-18 scriptural text merits it doesn't have to be limited to just then, but is appropriate for any time of the year.
:D

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Re: Holy Week Music Programme

Post by Southern Comfort » Tue Apr 15, 2014 8:33 am

Gwyn wrote:Stainer's "God so Loved the World" is delicious


Bob Chilcott's setting is even better!

And it's good to see d'Evry's O sacrum convivium in Phil's line-up.

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Post by Nick Baty » Tue Apr 15, 2014 8:37 am

Palm Sunday
11.45am – Our Lady Immaculate, Everton
Hosanna to the King – Nick Baty
Ps 21: My God, my God – Nick Baty
Praise to you, O Christ – James Walsh
My song is love unknown (Pt 1)
St Mungo Acclamations – Nick Baty
Lenten Lamb of God – Nick Baty
Jesus, remember me – Taizé
My song is love unknown (Pt 1)

Maundy Thursday
7pm – Our Lady Immaculate, Everton
Unless a grain of wheat – Bernadette Farrell
Ps 115: How can I thank him? – Nick Baty
Praise to you, O Christ – James Walsh
I, your Lord and master – Dan Schutte
Bakhita Acclamations – Nick Baty
Communion Song III – Paul Inwood
Eat this bread – Taizé
Hail our Saviour’s glorious body (Picardy)
Stay with me – Taizé

Good Friday
3pm – St Anthony, Scotland Road
Ps 30: Plainsong
Praise to you, O Christ – James Walsh
Passion Chorale – JS Bach
O Lord, hear us – Christopher Walker
Behold the wood of the Cross – Nick Baty
O, my people – Nick Baty
When I survey the wondrous Cross
Soul of my Saviour
Ave Verum – WA Mozart
My song is love unknown

Easter Vigil
8.30pm – Our Lady of Reconciliation, Eldon Street
Lumen Christi – Chant
Exsultet – Chant/McGuinness
Ps 32: O give thanks to the Lord – Nick Baty
Exodus 14: I will sing to the Lord – Nick Baty
Ps 60: My soul is thirsting – Bernadette Farrell
Psalm 117/Alleluia: Chant (Arr NB)
Litany of the Saints: Chant
Alleluia! Give thanks to the risen Lord – Donald Fishel
Christ be our light (Easter verses) – Bernadette Farrell
A New Celtic Liturgy – Christopher Walker
Communion Song III – Paul Inwood
Now the green blade riseth
Thine be the glory

Easter Day
11.45am – Our Lady Immaculate, Everton
He is risen, tell the story – William Jabusch
Warrington Gloria – Nick Baty
Ps 117: O give thanks to the Lord – Nick Baty
Easter Alleluia: Haugen/Medieval
Water of life – Stephen Dean
Christ be our light (Easter verses) – Bernadette Farrell
Warrington Acclamations – Nick Baty
Warrington Lamb of God – Nick Baty
Now the green blade riseth
Surrexit Christus – Taizé

Lunch: Like Phil, I’ll be tucking into lamb cooked, with molto garlic, by my lovely friend Irene. Alas, I will then be ferrying various 90-year-olds back home so will not be able to raise a glass until evening. Will make up for it then!

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Re: Holy Week Music Programme

Post by DoMPortsmouth » Tue Apr 15, 2014 2:08 pm

Portsmouth Cathedral

Palm Sunday

Procession: Sing hosanna (Christopher Walker)
All glory, laud and honour
Psalm 21 (PN)
Praise to you, O Christ (James Walsh)
My song is love unknown
Sanctus, Memorial Acclamation, Agnus Dei: Missal Tones
Father, if this cup (Stephen Dean)

Chrism Mass (Diocesan Choir)

My song is love unknown
Exsultate justi (Ludovico da Viadana)
Missal Tones Kyrie
Gloria - Pershore Mass (Alan Smith)
Ps: 88 (Andrew Moore)
Praise to you, O Christ (James Walsh)
Sunlight makes the olive fruitful
Ave verum corpus (Mozart)
Sanctus, Memorial Acclamation - Pershore Mass (Alan Smith)
Agnus Dei - Belmont Mass (Christopher Walker)
I am the bread of life
O bread of heaven
Ave Regina Cœlorum
Holy God, we praise thy name
Organ: Toccata (Marcel Lanquetuit)

Holy Thursday (Cathedral Choir)

Praise to the Holiest in the height
Missal Tones Kyrie
Gloria - Pershore Mass (Alan Smith)
Psalm 115 (PN)
Praise to you, O Christ (James Walsh)
Ubi caritas (Duruflé / PN)
Ubi caritas (Taizé)
God is love, and where true love is (Gregory Murray)
Sanctus, Memorial Acclamation, Agnus Dei: Missal Tones
This is my body, broken for you
Ave verum corpus (Camille Saint-Saëns)
Of the glorious body telling (Pange lingua)
Stay with me (Taizé)

Good Friday (Cathedral Choir)

Psalm 30 (PN)
Praise to you, O Christ (James Walsh)
Behold the wood of the Cross - Missal Tones
When I survey the wondrous cross
The Reproaches (PN)
Soul of my Saviour
God so loved the world (Stainer)
Jesus, remember me (Taizé)

Easter Vigil (Cathedral Choir)

Lumen Christi - Chant
Exsultet - Chant
Psalm 103 (Stephen Dean)
Exodus (Stephen Dean)
Isaiah (PN)
Gloria - Pershore Mass (Alan Smith)
Easter Alleluias
Litany of Saints - Chant
Asperges - Surrexit Christus (Taizé)
Christ be our light (Easter Verses)
Sanctus, Memorial Acclamation, Agnus Dei - New Celtic Liturgy (Christopher Walker)
He is risen, tell the story
Jesus Christ is risen again (Anthony Foster)
Thine be the glory

Easter Day (Cathedral Choir)

Jesus Christ is risen today
Missal Tones Kyrie
Gloria - Pershore Mass (Alan Smith)
Psalm 117 (PN)
Sequence: O flock of Christ
Plainsong Alleluia
Asperges: Surrexit Christus (Taizé)
Exsultate justi (Ludovico da Viadana)
Sanctus, Memorial Acclamation, Agnus Dei - New Celtic Liturgy (Christopher Walker)
Now the green blade riseth
He is risen, tell the story
Thine be the glory
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Re: Holy Week Music Programme

Post by JW » Tue Apr 15, 2014 5:28 pm

There's clearly going to be some marvellous celebrations in our cathedrals.
St Thomas of Canterbury, Rainham, Kent:

Holy Thursday:

Entrance: The Servant King, Graham Kendrick
Gloria: Mass of Christ the Saviour, Dan Schutte
Psalm: Ps. 115, Evelyn Lee Setting
Gospel Acclamation: Mass of St Rita, JW (Praise and honour to you Lord Jesus)
During Washing Of Feet: A new commandment, Psallite
Procession Of Gifts: Ubi Caritas – Taize
Eucharistic Acclamations: Mass of Christ the Saviour
Our Father: Glendalough Mass, Liam Lawton
Communion: One bread, one body, John Foley
Procession To Altar Of Repose (Organ): Of the glorious body telling (tune of 'St Thomas', S Webbe)
Stay With Me (Taize)

Good Friday:

Ps.30 John Columba McCann
Gospel Acclamation: Christopher Tambling / Andrew Moore
Reproaches: "I give you love": Michael Forster to 'Finlandia'
When I survey the wondrous Cross
Communion: Soul of my Saviour & This is my Body

Easter Vigil:
Exsultet: Missal tone
Psalm after Genesis reading: 'Send forth your Spirit', Margaret Rizza
Canticle after Exodus reading: Psallite setting
Ps. 41: Like as the deer, Abbey of Tamie
Gloria: Glendalough Mass, Liam Lawton
Solemn Alleluia & Responsorial Psalm: Christopher Walker's 'Celtic' setting with Easter verses.
During sprinkling: 'As earth that is dry', Anne Conway
Offertory Procession: 'Now the green blade riseth'
Eucharistic Acclamations and Our Father: Glendalough Mass
Communion Procession: Panis Angelicus, Franck
Communion Thanksgiving: Christ be our Light, Bernadette Farrell, Easter verison.
Recessional: Thine be the glory.
Voluntary: Trumpet Voluntary, John Stanley
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Post by Ephrem Feeley » Tue Apr 15, 2014 11:45 pm

Here in Ashbourne, Co. Meath, the programme for the Triduum is as follows:

Thursday 17 April
Thursday of the Lord’s Supper, at the Evening Mass

Entrance: Love is his Word
Gloria: Mass of Our Lady of Lourdes
Psalm: Our blessing cup (Hurd)
Gospel: Praise to You from John Carroll Mass (Joncas)
Washing of Feet: My New Commandment (Feeley)
Prep. of Gifts: Faith, hope and love (Walker)
Eucharistic Acclamations: Mass of St Columba (McCann)
Lamb of God: Agnus Dei XVIII
Communion: Draw Near in Faith (Walker)
Take and Eat (Joncas)
Procession to the Altar of Repose: Pange lingua


Friday 18 April
Friday of the Passion of the Lord

Psalm: Father, into your hands (Feeley)
Gospel: Praise to You from John Carroll Mass (Joncas)
Veneration of the Cross: O My People (Lundy, arr. Walker)
Adoramus Te, Christe (Dubois)
Anima Christi (Frisina)
Communion: O Sacred Head Surrounded
Stay with Me (Taizé)


Saturday 19 April
The Easter Vigil in the Holy Night

Easter Proclamation (Missal)
Psalm: Keep me safe, O God (Feeley)
Psalm: Canticle of Moses (Feeley)
Psalm: Like the deer that yearns for running streams (Walshe)
Gloria: Mass of Our Lady of Lourdes
Gospel Acclamation: Alleluia Psalm (Feeley)
Sprinkling Rite: I Saw the Living Water (Lecot)
Prep. of Gifts: Now the Green Blade Rises
Eucharistic Acclamations: Mass of Saint Paul (Feeley)
Lamb of God: Celtic Mass (Walker)
Communion: Song of the Resurrection (McDonagh)
Regina Caeli (Soriano)
Recessional: Christ is Alive

All in all, a busy few days lie ahead, with a nice mixture of new and old. What makes the Triduum this year more powerful than normal is that our baby Lucy is to be baptised during the Easter Vigil - requiring a quick sprint to the font by choir director and organist, and back again for the Sprinkling!

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Re: Holy Week Music Programme

Post by Ros Wood » Wed Apr 16, 2014 5:44 pm

At Christ the King, South Chingford, London E4

Palm Sunday 9am - choir
Hosanna (Wood)
Psalm: My God. My God(Walker)
Christ was humbler yet (Wood)
The Servant King
Father, if this cup (Dean)
Belmont (Holy, Holy. Save Us. Amen)
Belmont Lamb of God
Ours were the sins you bore
Jesus remember me
When I survey

Palm Sunday 11am - choir
Hosanna (Wood)
Psalm: My God. My God(Walker)
Christ was humbler yet (Wood)
O Sacred Head
Jesus remember me
Belmont (Holy, Holy. Save Us. Amen)
Belmont Lamb of God
Ours were the sins you bore
The Servant King
Father, if this cup (Dean)
When I survey

Palm Sunday Meditation 4pm
O Sacred Head
Ours were the sins
Jesus remember me
Were you there
When I survey


Holy Thursday 8pm
Praise to the holiest
Warrington Gloria (Baty)
Psalm: The blessing cup (O’Carroll)
A New Commandment
Mandatum (Wood)
Let there be love
God is love and where true love is
Belmont (Holy, Holy. When we eat. Amen)
Belmont Lamb of God
This is the body of Christ (Bell)
This is my body
Of the glorious body telling (v1-4)
Stay here (Taize)
Tantum Ergo


Good Friday 3pm
Father, into your hands (Dean)
Christ was humbler yet (Wood)
Behold the wood of the cross (Missal tone)
Answer me (Ward)
O Sacred Head
Adoramus te Christe (Taize)
When I survey
On a hill far away
Jesus remember me
My song is love unknown

Good Friday Stations 7pm (probably)
Were you there?
At the cross
When I survey



Easter Vigil 8.30pm
Lumen Christi (Missal tone)
Exultet (Missal tone)
The Lord fills the earth (Ward)
I will sing to the Lord (Wood)
A pure heart (AGM)
Lourdes Gloria
Alleluia Psalm (Inwood)
Litany (Missal tone)
Springs of water (Wood)
Water of life
Christ is alive
New Christ the King Acclamations (Wood)
Christ the King Lamb of God (Wood)
Now the green blade riseth
Confitemini Domino (Taize)
Be not afraid (Taize)


Easter Sunday 9am – music group
Christ is alive
Lourdes Gloria
Easter Sunday Psalm (Wood)
Easter Sunday Sequence and Alleluia
Water of life
Sing to the mountains
Halle, halle, halle
New Christ the King Acclamations (Wood)
Christ the King Lamb of God (Wood)
Now the green blade riseth
He is Lord
Surrexit Christus (Taize)

Easter Sunday 11am - choir
The day of Resurrection
Lourdes Gloria
Easter Sunday Psalm (Wood)
Easter Sunday Sequence and Alleluia
Water of life
Sing to the mountains
Halle, halle, halle
New Christ the King Acclamations (Wood)
Christ the King Lamb of God (Wood)
All Heaven declares
He is Lord
Jesus Christ is risen today

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Re: Holy Week Music Programme

Post by Alan » Thu Apr 17, 2014 8:52 am

At Holy Redeemer, Pershore:

Palm Sunday 10am
Entrance antiphon: Hosanna Son of David (Peter Jones)
Procession: All glory, laud and honour / Ride on! Ride on in majesty / Sing Hosanna
Psalm: My God, my God, why have you forsaken me (Alan Smith)
Gospel acclamation: Meditation on the Passion (Christopher Walker)
Preparation: The Servant King
Eucharistic acclamations: Parish Mass (Peter Jones)
Lamb of God: Aston Lamb of God (Peter Jones)
Communion procession: Meditation on the Passion (Christopher Walker)
Depart in silence

Maundy Thursday 7.30pm
Entrance: The glory of the cross we sing (to ROCKINGHAM)
Gloria: Gloria in excelsis Deo (David Saint)
Psalm: The blessing cup (Teresa Brown)
Gospel Acclamation: Praise and honour to you (Stephen Dean)
Preparation: God is love, and where true love is
Eucharistic acclamations: Parish Mass (Peter Jones)
Lamb of God: Aston Lamb of God (Peter Jones)
Communion procession: Eat this bread (Taizé)
Procession: Of the glorious body telling (chant)
Watching: Stay with me (Taizé)

Good Friday 3pm
Psalm: Father, into your hands (Geoffrey Boulton Smith)
Gospel acclamation: Meditation on the Passion (Christopher Walker)
Showing of the Cross: Missal chant
Adoration of the Cross: Sing, my tongue, the song of triumph (chant) / The Reproaches (Peter Jones) / O sacred head ill-usèd
Communion procession: Meditation on the Passion (Christopher Walker)

Easter Vigil 6.30
The light of Christ (Missal chant)
Exsultet (Peter Jones)
Preserve me, God (Christopher Walker)
I will sing to the Lord (Tony Barr)
You, Lord, have the message of eternal life (David Ogden)
Like as the deer (Charles Watson)
Gloria: Gloria in excelsis Deo (David Saint)
Easter Alleluia (Missal chant)
Psalm (Missal chant + Gregory Murray)
Litany (Missal chant)
Blessing of baptismal water: Water of life - refrain (Stephen Dean)
Renewal of baptismal promises: Water of life - complete (Stephen Dean)
Preparation: Surrexit Christus (Taizé)
Eucharistic acclamations: Parish Mass (Peter Jones)
Lamb of God: Aston Lamb of God (Peter Jones)
Communion procession: This is the night of new beginnings (Bernadette Farrell)
Recessional: Jesus Christ is risen today, alleluia!

Easter Day 10am
Entrance: Jesus Christ is risen today, alleluia!
Gloria: Gloria in excelsis Deo (David Saint)
Psalm: This day was made by the Lord (Christopher Walker)
Sequence: Lift your hearts this Easter morning (to STUTTGART)
Easter Alleluia (chant)
Gospel acclamation (Missal chant)
Preparation: Battle is o'er
Eucharistic acclamations: Parish Mass (Peter Jones)
Lamb of God: Aston Lamb of God (Peter Jones)
Communion processional: Take and eat (Michael Joncas)
Communion thanksgiving: At the Lamb's high feast we sing
Recessional: Thine be the glory

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Re: Holy Week Music Programme

Post by Southern Comfort » Thu Apr 17, 2014 9:40 am

JW wrote:Ps. 41: Like as the deer, Abbey of Tamie


Alan wrote:Like as the deer (Charles Watson)


For those looking in, this is in fact the same piece. The late Dom Charles Watson took the Tamié setting, adapted it and harmonised it, and provided an English text. It can be found in Music for the Mass, vol. 1.

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Re: Holy Week Music Programme

Post by MaryR » Thu Apr 17, 2014 1:43 pm

Triduum at Church of Our Lady, Lillington

Holy Thursday

Entrance antiphon: We should glory (Paul Wellicome)
Gloria: Mass of Blessed Pope John Paul II (Wellicome)
Psalm: We will drink from the Cup of Salvation (Wellicome)
Gosp Acc: Praise to you, O Christ our Saviour (Farrell)
Gifts: Ubi Caritas (Hurd, arr. C Kingsbury)
Sanctus: Psallite Mass (Collegeville Composers Group)
Memorial Acc: Psallite Mass
Lamb of God: Pershore Mass (Alan Smith)
Communion Procession: This is the Body of Christ (John Bell, WGRG)
Transfer of BS: Pange Lingua
Watching: Stay with me (Taizé)

Good Friday

Psalm: Father, into your hands (Wellicome)
Gosp Acc: Christ was humbler yet (Alan Smith)
Veneration: Reproaches (Peter Jones)
Communion Song: Behold the man (Jimmy Owens)

Easter Vigil - 9 pm

Exsultet: Missal Tone
(Readings 1, 2, 3, 4 and 7)
Psalms:
Send forth your Spirit (Wellicome)
Protect me God (Wellicome)
I will sing to the Lord (Gibbons)
I will praise you Lord (Inwood)
O God, for you I long (Farrell)
Gloria: Mass of BPJP II (Wellicome)
Alleluia Psalm: Alleluia, this is the day (Haugen)
Blessing of baptismal water: Springs of Water (David Kingsley)
Sprinkling: Vidi Aquam (plainchant)
Gifts: What wondrous love is this?
Sanctus: Psallite Mass
Memorial Acc: Psallite Mass
Lamb of God: Pershore Mass (Alan Smith)
Communion Procession: Surrexit Christus (Taizé)
Exit: Now the green blade riseth

From what’s been posted, it would seem that we do more of the readings during the liturgy of the Word at the Vigil than anyone else. We dropped from 7 to 5 a few years ago because our elderly priest (he’s 83) was struggling with such a long service. The rubrics says that the number of readings may be reduced “….where grave pastoral circumstances demand it”. I wonder what constitutes a grave pastoral circumstance?
Mary

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Re: Holy Week Music Programme

Post by HallamPhil » Thu Apr 17, 2014 2:59 pm

MaryR considered that her parish do more of the Word than anyone else. A cursory glance at Hallam's submission will reveal that all seven readings from the OT will be heard at its Cathedral Church of St Marie. In fact we've been doing all seven since I arrived at Hallam twenty years ago.

I hope this tradition continues long after I have left my post at Hallam on Easter Sunday. When I switched on the radio last Sunday I heard that a recent survey had revealed that the most enjoyable jobs were pub landlord and vicar. Well, I frequented many pubs but I've never been a vicar or ordained minister. But for over 40 years I have been a liturgical minister of music and I'd want to say that by and large it has been very enjoyable and indeed worthwhile so far. It has been my privilege to select the music for people to sing ... and often justice-infused music at that. This is who I am ... and to quote one of Bernadette Farrell's songs - 'God made me as I am, part of creation's plan. no one else can ever be the part of God's plan that's me' ... so I'm making no excuses!

PS When I was at St Ignatius Church in Stamford Hill in the early 90s we experimented with a conflation of the 7 readings into one! It was an idea the great Fr Kevin Donovan thought worth pursuing with so many of the large congregation being unfamiliar with English. To my knowledge we only did it once!

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Re: Holy Week Music Programme

Post by MaryR » Thu Apr 17, 2014 3:09 pm

HallamPhil wrote:
A cursory glance at Hallam's submission will reveal that all seven readings from the OT will be heard at its Cathedral Church of St Marie


Oops! Sorry Phil. I didn't spot that. Well done, you!

I'm sorry to hear that you're leaving your post at St. Marie's. I hope you soon find something that's equally rewarding.
Mary

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Re: Holy Week Music Programme

Post by keitha » Thu Apr 17, 2014 5:20 pm

May I also offer Phil all good wishes for the future!

I had all sorts of complaints the year I persuaded our PP to have all of the readings at the Vigil so the line of least resistance seems to be taken now, which I think (i) a huge pity and (ii) entirely wrong.

In case it may be of some interest (as I am finding it useful to see what others do), here's our menu:

Palm Sunday
Hosanna to the Son of David (Dean)
All glory, laud and honour
Come to Jerusalem
Ps23 and Missal antiphon (we have a long procession!)
Psalm - Anne Ward
Gospel Tract - my arrangement
Preparation - O Sacred Head ill-used
Sanctus - Orbis Factor
Acclamation and Amen - Missal Chant
Agnus - Orbis Factor
Communion Chant - Father, into your hands - Psallite
Recessional - My song is love unknown

Mass of the Last Supper
The Glory of the Cross
Penitential Act - Belmont Mass
Gloria - MacMillan - Mass of Bl J H Newman
Psalm - Stephen Dean
Acclamation - my arrangement
Jesus our teacher and Lord - mine again
A new commandment - Psallite
Preparation - God is love, and where true love is
Sanctus - Belmont Mass
Acclamation and Amen - Missal Chant
Agnus - MacMillan
Communion Chant - This is my body - Psallite
Procession - Pange lingua - Plainchant

Good Friday Morning - Sung Office of Readings and Morning Prayer

Liturgy of the Passion
Psalm - Gregory Murray
Gospel Tract - as per Palm Sunday
Procession of the Cross - Missal Chant
Reproaches - Lundy (arr Walker)
Ave Verum Corpus - Mozart
Jesus, remember me - Taize
God so loved the world - Stainer
When I surveyed the wondrous Cross (Rockingham)
Soul of my Saviour (very trad!)

Holy Saturday Morning - Sung Office of Readings and Morning Prayer

Easter Vigil
Missal Chant for procession into Church
Exsultet - Missal Chant (first time for our new deacon!)
Ps104 - Stephen Dean
Exodus - Anthony Milner
Ps 18 - Monaghan
Gloria - MacMillan (as Maundy Thursday)
Solemn Alleluia - Missal Tone
Psalm - O'Carroll/Walker
Litany - Missal Chant
Sprinkling Chant - my take on the Easter Alleluia
Offertory - Jesus Christ is risen again
Sanctus - Belmont Mass
Acclamation/Amen - Missal Chant
Agnus Dei - MacMillan
Communion Chant - Surrexit Christus - Taize
Recessional - Thine be the Glory

Easter Sunday Morning Mass
Jesus Christ is risen today
Penitential Act -Mass I – Lux et Origo
Gloria - Belmont Mass
Psalm - Monaghan
Sequence - Victimae Paschali Laudes (plainchant)
Gospel Acclamation - Salisbury Alleluia (Walker)
During sprinkling - as per Vigil
This joyful Eastertide
Sanctus - Belmont Mass
Acclamation/Amen - Missal Chant
Agnus Dei - Newman Mass
Communion Chant - as per Easter Vigil
Antiphon to Our Lady - Regina Caeli (Plainchant)
Christ is alive, let Christians sing.

Then I'm cooking lunch...with a bottle of Burgundy brought home from...Burgundy (I've no idea what the rest of them are drinking - the Burgundy's all mine!).

Good wishes to all of you for prayerful and successful liturgies, and for a happy Easter.
Keith Ainsworth

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