AVING A CHORAL piece that’s appropriate during any time of the liturgical year is quite a useful thing. The following musical score is for the Most Holy Trinity—and would work well on Trinity Sunday—but need not be limited to that Sunday alone:
The polyphonic refrain—for 3 voices—is based on a work by Cristóbal de Morales (†1553). The hymn text is from the 13th century, with an English translation by Alan G. McDougall (†1965). The melody for the hymn is called ELY.
Rehearsal videos provided below.
Your organist should download the accompaniment for the verses.
Initially, I was worried about mixing a cappella polyphony with a hymn accompanied by organ. However, this has worked nicely at our parish. I’ve come to enjoy the contrast: