2nd Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year C, 2016)

Sunday, 17 January 2016

 
Entrance Praise to the Lord, the almighty
Kyrie Kyrie II from Paschal Mass(Alan Rees)
Gloria Mass of the Most Sacred Heart (Jacob Bancks)
Psalm Ps 95 (Monaghan/Murray)
Gospel Acclamation Alleluia Mode 2 (Plainchant)
Preparation of the Gifts Shout to the Lord (Darlene Zsech)
Sanctus, Acclamation A, Amen Simple Sanctus (mcb)
Agnus Dei Paschal Mass (Alan Rees)
Communion Spirit of the living God
Postcommunion Venite Comedite (William Byrd, 1540-1623)
Recessional O praise ye the Lord

Simple Sanctus is my adaptation of the chant Sanctus from the 2010 English Missal (itself adapted from the 13th century Mass XVIII, Deus Genitor Alme). I added choral and keyboard harmonies, a regular pulse (first 3/2 and then 2/2), and the piece’s musical signature, recurring in the Memorial Acclamations and Amen, of an Fadd9 to harmonise the final supertonic (to be anachronistic about things) against a tonic chord. The end result aims to occupy a similar space to the Sanctus from Bob Hurd’s Missa Ubi Caritas. We’ll give it a go for the next few weeks of Ordinary Time, to see if it works.

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