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, December 24, 2011

Weekend Roundup

'Midnight' Mass
At Brentwood Cathedral (OF 2200) George Malcolm's Missa ad Praesepe and Francis Poulenc's O Magnum Mysterium. At Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral (OF 0000) Whitacre's Lux aurumque. At Westminster Cathedral (OF 2315) Lauridsen's O Magnum Mysterium. At St George's Cathedral Southwark (OF broadcast commences 2345) Nicholas O'Neill's Missa Sancti Nicolai and James MacMillan's In Splendoribus.

'Day' Mass

At Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral (OF 1100) George Malcolm's Missa ad Praesepe and Lauridsen's O Magnum Mysterium. At Westminster Cathedral Vespers (1530) Whitacre's Lux aurumque.

Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Christmas at Southwark

Nick Gale has posted details of the BBC broadcast of Midnight Mass from St George's Cathdral, Southwark on The Chant Cafe.

Saturday, December 17, 2011

Weekend Roundup

At Brentwood Cathedral (OF 1130) the Agnus Dei from Perosi's Missa Benedicamus Domino.
At the Oxford Oratory (OF 1100) Messe en l’honneur l’Emmanuel by Abbe Georges Crettol (1893-1991). At St George's Cathedral, Southwark (OF 1130) Flor Peeters Missa in honorem Sancti Iosephi.

Saturday, December 10, 2011

Short notice

With apologies for the break in music lists. Technical difficulties have made it difficult to access the source material for the Weekend Roundup. Normal service should resume after the 16th of December.