Music in the Liturgy

Easter Sunday
Sunday 27 March 2016 - 11:00

Mass: Missa l'hora passa (Viadana)

Motets: Regina cæli (Soriano); Exsultate justi (Viadana)

Hymns: Jesus Christ is risen today; Thine be the glory

Postlude: Toccata, from Symphony V (Widor)

Holy Saturday: Easter Vigil
Saturday 26 March 2016 - 21:00

Exsultet: Roman Missal

Liturgy of baptism: Sicut cervus (Palestrina); Jubilate Deo (Lassus)

Offertory: Regina cæli (Soriano)

Mass: Missa l'hora passa (Viadana)

Communion: Exsultate justi (Viadana)

Postlude: Toccata, from Symphony V (Widor)

Good Friday: Celebration of the Lord's Passion
Friday 25 March 2016 - 15:00

Veneration of the cross: Popule meus (Victoria); O vos omnes (Victoria); When I behold the wondrous cross

Preparation for communion: Christus factus est (Anerio)

Communion: Salvum fac populum tuum (Bruckner); Ecce quomodo (Handl); Deus meus adiuva me

Conclusion: O sacred head (Bach)

Holy Thursday: Mass of the Lord's Supper
Thursday 24 March 2016 - 20:00

Mass: Missa de angelis (plainchant)

Motets: Peccantem me quotidie (Morales); Verily I say unto you (Tallis); Ecce quomodo (Handl)

Washing of the feet: Ubi caritas (plainchant) with Faith, hope and love (McDonagh)

Procession to the Altar of Repose: Pange lingua (plainchant); Tantum ergo (Bruckner)

Passion Sunday
Sunday 20 March 2016 - 11:00

Mass: Mass for three voices (Byrd)

Motets: Pueri Hebræorum (Victoria); Christus factus est (Anerio)

Hymns: All glory, praise and honour; O sacred head

Postlude: Valet will ich dir geben, BWV 736 (Bach)

Fifth Sunday of Lent
Sunday 13 March 2016 - 11:00

Mass: Mass for three voices (Byrd)

Motets: Ecce quomodo moritur justus (Handl); Peccantem me quotidie (Morales)

Hymns: God of mercy and compassion; Jesu, saviour (Sei gegrüßet Jesu gütig)

Postlude: Partita on Sei gegrüßet Jesu gütig, BWV 768 (Bach)

Fourth Sunday of Lent
Sunday 6 March 2016 - 11:00

Mass: Mass for three voices (Byrd)

Motets: O bone Jesu (Palestrina); Tantum ergo (Bruckner)

Hymns: Dear Lord and father of mankind; O sacred head

Postlude: Toccata & fugue in D minor, BWV 532 (Bach)

Third Sunday of Lent
Sunday 28 February 2016 - 11:00

Mass: Missa dominator Deus (plainchant XV)

Motets: Peccantem me quotidie (Morales)

Hymns: The Lord's my shepherd; Love divine, all loves excelling; The mass is ended

Postlude: Nun komm der Heiden Heiland, BWV 659 (Bach)

Second Sunday of Lent
Sunday 21 February 2016 - 11:00

The Cathedral Choir does not sing today, due to the Solemn Novena.

First Sunday of Lent
Sunday 14 February 2016 - 11:00

Mass: Missa dominator Deus (plainchant XV)

Motets: Verily, verily I say unto you (Tallis); Salvum fac populum tuum (Bruckner)

Hymns: Dear Lord and father of mankind; The mass is ended

Postlude: Herzlich tut mich verlangen (Brahms)

Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time
Sunday 7 February 2016 - 11:00

Mass: Missa dominator Deus (plainchant XV)

Motets: O bone Jesu (Palestrina); Ave verum corpus (Elgar)

Hymns: Holy God, we praise thy name; Lord of all hopefulness

Postlude: Prelude in E flat, BWV 552 (Bach)