Category Archives: gregorian

Conditor Alme Siderum

The lovely Advent vespers hymn, Conditor Alme Siderum, is the topic of a wonderful article/podcast by Fr Zuhlsdorf. Here’s an English translation, Creator of the stars of night, by John M Neale [This is the first hymn in the New … Continue reading

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Sacred, Beautiful & Universal

SACRED, BEAUTIFUL, & UNIVERSAL: Colloquium XIX

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Cathedral of the Madeleine

The Cathedral of the Madeleine in Salt Lake City has beautiful mosaics and excellent music. Service Times Monday through Friday 7:30 AM Lauds 8:00 AM Mass 5:15 PM Mass 6:00 PM Vespers Saturday 7:30 AM Lauds 8:00 AM Mass 5:00 … Continue reading

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HomeScholing Kyriale

A Basic Kyriale – CD tracklist Sundays of Advent & Lent: 01 Kyrie XVII 02 Sanctus XVII 03 Agnus Dei XVII 04 Credo IV Sundays of Christmas: 05 Kyrie IX 06 Gloria IX 07 Sanctus IX 08 Agnus Dei IX … Continue reading

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Vatican Singing Norms

From an article at the New Liturgical Movement on Vatican Singing Norms: “The liturgy is celebrated in the Latin language, according to the Roman Rite. Gregorian chant has first place. The guest choir is expected to chant the Ordinary of … Continue reading

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Sung Mass at the Vatican

From an article by Jeffrey Tucker on music for Mass at the Vatican: For Easter, he chooses Mass I (Lux et Origo), along with Mass IV (Cunctipotens Genior Deus) for the Feast of the Apostles. He also uses Credo I, … Continue reading

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Gregorian Missal

The Novum Flumen schola uses The Parish Book of Chant and is just getting started. However, we look forward to being able to sight-read the propers of the Mass and will then start to also use the: Gregorian Missal – … Continue reading

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Sanctus XVII

The setting for the Sanctus XVII dates back to the eleventh century, according to the Gregorian Missal. It is in mode V, the medieval Lydian mode, with its dominant on DO and its final on FA (see page 176 in … Continue reading

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