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“Our Christian people regard with great joy everything that contributes to the splendor of the ceremonies. Jesus—who was poor in His private life—received ointment on His feet. See Thomas Aquinas (Prima Secundae, q. 102, art. 5, ad 10) and the holy Curé of Ars. The Church has always loved beautiful churches, and so forth. We must preserve our sacred patrimony and make sure sacred objects do not become secular possessions.”
— Abbot & Council Father denouncing “noble simplicity” during Vatican II

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Musical Resources • Holy Thursday (FSSP, 2018)
published 26 March 2018 by Jeff Ostrowski

These musical programs are for FSSP.la, the new FSSP Apostolate in Los Angeles. Bring your family to the High Mass (SAINT VICTOR, 8634 Holloway Dr, West Hollywood, CA 90069) at 7:00pm every Sunday.


INTROIT   •   Sung by the Ladies during the procession

PDF Score (Singer)   •   Practice Audio (Singer)


KYRIE ELEISON

We will sing Kyrie #3595 .

We also know #5294 (KYRIE “Iste Sanctus” by Guerrero)


GLORIA IN EXCELSIS

The bells ring as we sing: #5612.


GRADUAL   •   Sung by the men

PDF Score (Singer)   •   Practice Audio (Singer)

When Easter arrives, we’ll once more use ALLELUIA by Fr. Cristóbal de Morales: #3982.


CREDO IV   •   When we sing Plainsong Credo IV, we use alternatim

#5984 • CREDO after Guillaume de Machaut (Chaumonot)


OFFERTORY ANTIPHON

PDF Score (Singer)


OFFERTORY OTHER

Vexilla Regis by Palestrina.


SANCTUS & HOSANNA

#3496 • Guerrero SANCTUS (“Beata Mater”)

#2999 • BENEDICTUS (Francisco Guerrero)


AGNUS DEI

Today, the response each time is: miserere nobis.

We will sing #90719 by Giovanni Gabrieli.


COMMUNION ANTIPHON

This will be sung by chosen soloists.

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