Weekly update for 9th July 2020

We said goodbye to Rina this week, with a morning tea after Mass. She was very generous in leaving us a card, and a present of a batik wall hanging. She was always a happy and radiant presence in the choir. She went out in style as she, and all the choir, sang very wellContinue reading “Weekly update for 9th July 2020”

Music for 24th Sunday OT, 13th September 2020

Here’s the music for this week. Recordings of Dum clamarem: most available YouTube recordings are a tone lower than we will sing it. These are the best ones I could find at the correct pitch. Note that the first recording has a couple of minor notation differences: Dominum (first line), and humiliavit (third line). RecordingContinue reading “Music for 24th Sunday OT, 13th September 2020”

Weekly update 30th June 2020

The process to fill the role of music director is almost completed, with the second of the two candidates taking rehearsal on Thursday. The interview panel has given its report to Fr Mowbray, who expects to have a decision in the coming days. It’s very heartening to know that there are such talented people outContinue reading “Weekly update 30th June 2020”

Weekly update 24/6/20

This past week the first of the two candidates for the post of music director took the choir for practice on Thursday. The second candidate is taking practice this Thursday, 25th June. While it’s not appropriate, while the recruitment process is ongoing, to comment on how practice went, what can be said is that weContinue reading “Weekly update 24/6/20”

Weekly update – 17th June 2020

As the music we sing lends itself to great expressions of the highs and lows of human existence, it was perhaps fitting that choir returned this week with extremes of sadness and happiness: happiness at seeing each other and returning to the music we love, but sadness at mourning the loss of a much lovedContinue reading “Weekly update – 17th June 2020”

Music for Pentecost

Pentecost, 31st May 2020 Running order: Other sheet music files for today – generic: Opening motet: Veni Creator Spiritus 2. Introit: Spiritus Domini replevit 3. Kyrie Eleison: De Angelis 4. Gloria: De Angelis 5. Psalm 103 Benedic, anima mea 6. Alleluia: Veni Sancte Spiritus (and sequence following) Alleluia sequence: Veni Sancte Spiritus 7. Credo 8.Continue reading “Music for Pentecost”