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Musical Resources • Holy Thursday (EF)
published 12 April 2017 by Jeff Ostrowski

These musical programs are for FSSP.la, the new FSSP Apostolate in Los Angeles.

Everything must be done according to the RUBRICS of Pius XII 1955 Holy Week.


INTROIT   •   Sung during the procession by the men

PDF Score (Singer)   •   Practice Audio (Singer)


KYRIE ELEISON

We will sing #6995.

We also know a KYRIE with three sections: #3347, #3661, and #7332.


GLORIA IN EXCELSIS

We will sing Viadana #7709 “Falsobordone Gloria.”


GRADUAL   •   Sung by the men

PDF Score (Singer)   •   Practice Audio (Singer)


CREDO

No Credo on Holy Thursday.


WASHING OF THE FEET

Antiphon III

PDF Score (Singer)   •   Video


CONCLUSION • WASHING OF THE FEET

PDF for Singers & Celebrant


OFFERTORY ANTIPHON

PDF Score (Singer)


OFFERTORY HYMN

#3316 • Lenten Hymn “Herzliebster Jesu”


SANCTUS & HOSANNA

Choir members should be learning #6962 and #6926.

We also know #3496.


AGNUS DEI

Today, the response each time is: miserere nobis.

We will sing #4347 by Du Fay.


COMMUNION ANTIPHON   •   Sung by the ladies

PDF Score (Singer)   •   Practice Audio (Singer)

Extra Verses for soloist


COMMUNION POLYPHONY

Since it’s Holy Thursday, we’ll sing “Whitehall” Verbum Supernum (SATB).

To learn the notes you can use #7128 in spite of the fact that words are different.


PROCESSIONAL HYMN — Pange Lingua   •   starting pitch = E

#178 in Campion Missal

PDF Score (Singer)   •   YouTube



PRAYER WITH THE CHOIR (taken from the CAMPION HYMNAL) :

240 Simonem