The word “Alleluia” changes to: “Praise be to Thee, O Lord, King of eternal glory.”
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Those who so desire may now download this organ accompaniment booklet (25 pages) for the 4th Sunday of Advent, including the “O ANTIPHON” for 18 December 2022.
Were Pothier and Mocquereau homeless? The answer might surprise you.
In spite of its imperfections, creating this (draft) booklet required much more effort than I had anticipated.
Feel free to download this Organ Accompaniment Booklet for Trinity Sunday (Second Vespers). Notice how the modes progress by number. Psalm 1 is mode 1; Psalm 2 is mode 2; Psalm 3 is mode 3; Psalm 4 is mode 4; Psalm 5 is mode 5. I am told by an expert that other feasts (such […]
I created this organ accompaniment booklet for organists who will accompany Vespers on Pentecost Sunday. Feel free to download it; it might give you some ideas or inspiration. Be warned: It looks pretty sloppy. (The organist is the only one who sees it.)
If you spot typos, please let us know!
For those who have never experienced Vespers, an answer like that comes across as “gobbledygook.”
Vatican II said: “Pastors must see to it that Vespers is celebrated in parishes on Sundays and the more solemn feasts” (SC §100).
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Also included, an organ accompaniment (23 pages) for this booklet.
After more than a year of Vespers having been forbidden (due to Covid-19) we’re back!
The following is what I will use to accompany the congregation tomorrow.
Starting pitches are included!