Music for the 19th Sunday in Ordinary Time

This weekend’s Mass setting is the Missa Caca by Cristóbal de Morales. Morales was born in Seville and, after an exceptional early education there which included a rigorous training in the classics as well as musical study with some of the foremost composers, he...

Music for Sunday 26 July

Mass Setting: Missa Prima Sexti Toni by G. Croce Offertory Motet: Ave Maris Stella by Sir James MacMillan Communion Motet: O Sacrum Convivium by G. Croce  ...

Music for Sung Mass of Pentecost

This Sunday as we celebrate the Feast of Pentecost, our Sung Mass has some of the most beautiful Pentecost music on offer. The Mass setting will be Mozart’s Missa Brevis in D Minor (KV 65), with the Offertory and Communion Motets taken from texts of the Divine...

Music for Lent 3

This weekend’s music features some extremely beautiful polyphony from Lassus and Scarlatti. Here’s a sneak peak of Missa Puisque j’ay perdu by Lassus:   The Motets for the Mass are by Scarlatti, both focus on the rightness of God’s...

Music for the Feast of the Baptism of the Lord

This Sunday’s Feast of the Baptism of the Lord celebrates the final of the Christmas theophonies, or manifestations of God. In the later Christmas season beginning with the Epiphany, we celebrate the three great manifestations of Christ – the Adoration of...

Music for the Solemnity of the Epiphany

Ave Maria by G. Caccini 1551-1618 The Three Kings by Peter Cornelius (1824-174) arr. Ivor Atkins This weekend we celebrate the Solemnity of the Epiphany, and the Communion Motet is The Three Kings by Peter Cornelius. His most famous work is lieder, but amongst British...