Merbecke & Mount Calvary

[Copied from Mount Calvary’s Facebook Page.] One Syllable, One Note At Mount Calvary we have been using John Merbecke’s setting of the ordinary of the mass: the Kyrie, Gloria, Sanctus, and Agnus Dei. In the sixteenth century both Catholics and Reformers disliked church music that obscured the text. The chief offender in chant was theContinue reading “Merbecke & Mount Calvary”

[As reported at Ordinariate Expats:] We recently reported the appointment of a new Choral Director at Most Precious Blood, The Borough, London. Churchwarden Christopher Smith has now written to us about last Thursday’s feast of St. Agnes. He writes: MPB’s regular weekday offering has been greatly enhanced musically by Miles Ashdown, their new Choral Director,Continue reading

St. Osmund’s Music List – Jan. 24-31

The Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham at St Osmund’s Catholic Church, Gainford.  MUSIC LIST 24th January 2016 to 31st January 2016  Sunday 24th January                     3rd SUNDAY OF THE YEAR – Solemn Mass at 11.30 am Hymns:                                 436, 302, 357 & 377. Setting:                                 Communion Service (Collegium Regale) by Herbert Howells Anthem:                                Ave verum corpus byContinue reading “St. Osmund’s Music List – Jan. 24-31”

Anglican-Patrimonial Repertoire & Prayer for Christian Unity

Fr. James Bradley, via the Ordinariate Expats site, reports that as part of the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity at the Parish of Saint Vincent Ferrer and Saint Catherine of Siena in New York City, NY, a Solemn Mass according to Divine Worship, the new missal of the personal ordinariates, will be celebrated at SaintContinue reading “Anglican-Patrimonial Repertoire & Prayer for Christian Unity”

Catholic Service to be Celebrated at Hampton Court

The Archbishop of Westminster will celebrate Vespers, and the Bishop of London, Dean of the Chapel Royal, will preach. “The music will be performed by Harry Christophers and his ensembles The Sixteen and Genesis Sixteen and will include Thomas Tallis’ Magnificat, William Cornysh’s Salve Regina and John Taverner’s “Leroy” Kyrie.”