Holy Week/Triduum 2015 Debrief

Easter sun

So this year between Palm Sunday and Easter Sunday we sang:

4 hymns in Latin

5 hymns in English

11 pieces of chant in English

16 motets (one in 8 parts)

27 pieces of chant in Latin

And a lot of responses…

Thanks to Rachel, Yoo Jung, Julia, Helen, Sylvia, Ian, Dan, Jonathan, Denes, Simeon, Richard, and Reuben for making it happen and of course thanks to Fr Ray.

Music for the Triduum 2015

IMG_7443Holy Thursday – 8pm

Ubi Caritas – Duruflé
Ave Verum Corpus – Byrd

Gregorian Chant from Graduale Romanum- Nos Autem (introit), Oculi Omnium (Gradual) Mandatum (feet washing), Hoc Corpus (Communion), Pange Lingua (Transference of Blessed Sacrament) and Psalm 22 Deus, deus meus (stripping of the altars)

Compline will be sung afterwards in English & Latin


Good Friday – 3pm

Christus Factus Est – Anerio
Reproaches – Victoria
Crucifixus à 8 – Lotti
O vos omnes – Victoria

Chant from GR – Crucem tuam

outside 1Easter Vigil – 8pm

Sicut Cervus – Palestrina
Dextera Domini – Franck
Alleluia – Purcell
Regina Caeli – Palestrina

Chant from GR – Antiphons 1-6 between readings, Litany of the Saints, Vidi Aquam