HOIRMASTERS ARE ALWAYS in need of exquisite music that can be sung well by amateur choirs. Therefore, you’ll want to immediately download this “Sanctus” by Cristóbal de Morales (†1553), one of the greatest composers of the Renaissance.
In an emergency—when your skilled singers are absent—you can always sing the whole thing in plainsong (see below). The Solfège has been added to assist during rehearsal:
What does it sound like? Here’s the polyphony sung by Matthew J. Curtis:
To help your choir learn, practice videos & audio files are available:
(If your singers don’t know Mass XVII, send them here.)