A review of music written using Latin texts in service of the liturgy of the Catholic Church encompassing music written in all periods with a concentration on contemporary composers.

Saturday, January 29, 2011

Weekend Roundup

Sunday, 30th of January, 2011

At Leeds Cathedral (OF 1100) Colin Mawby's motet Ave Verum.

Saturday, January 22, 2011

Weekend Roundup

Sunday, 23rd of January, 2011.

At Leeds Cathedral (OF 0930) Langlais' Missa in simplicitate. At the Oxford Oratory (OF 1100) the Missa Brevis Capella Regalis of Anthony Caesar (b.1924), Dextera Domini fecit virtutem by William Sewell (1861-1945) and Jesu dulcis memoria of Richard Shephard (b.1942). At Southwark Cathedral (OF 1130) William Lloyd-Webber's Missa Princeps Pacis. At Spanish Place (OF 1030) the Missa Sancti Josephi by Flor Peeters.

Friday, January 14, 2011

Weekend Roundup

Sunday, 16th of January, 2011.

At Farm Street (OF 1100) Flor Peeter's Missa Laudis and his motet Ave verum corpus. At Leeds Cathedral (OF 0930) the  Messe d'Escalquens of Langlais and at 11.00am (OF) the Missa in honorem S. Dominici  of Edmund Rubbra and Simon Lindley's Ave Maria. At the Oxford Oratory (OF 1100) the motet Jubilate Deo omnis terra of Vincenz Goller (1873-1953). At Southwark Cathedral (OF 1130) Nicholas O'Neill's Missa Seria. At Westminster Cathedral (OF 1030) Jonathan Dove's Missa Brevis.

Organ Symposium

For those of you in Australia there will be a 4 day symposium on the use of the pipe organ in traditional Catholic worship held at the end of January. Further details are on the Facebook page of the sponsoring organisation, the Catholic Community of  Blessed John Henry Newman in Melbourne. This congregation, effectively a 'personal parish' for the traditional rites,  already have two choirs serving the liturgy and have recently installed an  historic organ to further enhance their worship.

Friday, January 7, 2011

Weekend Roundup

Sunday, 9th of January, 2011

At the Oxford Oratory (OF 1100) the Caecilien Messe of Josef von Woss (1863-1943) and the motet Sicut cervus desiderat of Josef Kromolicki (1882-1961). At the London Oratory (OF 1100) O Magnum Mysterium of Francis Poulenc.

Saturday, January 1, 2011

Weekend Roundup

Sunday 2nd of January, 2010.

Nothing noted from the new or recent Latin repertoire in ths weeks music lists.

Jubal's Review takes a rather strange turn at this time of the year as the editor goes 'down under' on a visit to Australia. The temptation has been a couple of recitals and a symposium on the use of the organ in Catholic Liturgy. Further details to come.