ANY TIMES have we mentioned “sneaking” polyphony into the Ordinary Form. Anyone who has attended the Sacred Music Symposium has heard so much, they probably got sick of hearing me talk about it! But it’s very important. If you want to learn more about “sneaking” polyphony into the Ordinary Form, click on the video contained in this article. The article speaks of a KYRIE, but the same thing can be done for the ALLELUIA. The following example by Father Cristóbal de Morales (d. 1553) was taken from one of his Magnificat settings. Use the 7th Mode (“Tone 7”) for the verses.
I want to thank the singers—Corrinne and Andrea—who recorded the tracks from Nevada and Singapore:
The PDF score and rehearsal videos for each individual voice await you at #78969.
This piece probably won’t “make sense” the first few times you hear it, but if you attend this year’s Sacred Music Symposium, you will understand why it was chosen and how amazing it is. That’s all I can tell you at this time.