High Mass on Easter Sunday

Here is a complete recording the High Mass of Easter Sunday from March 27.

  1. Organ Prelude: Sarabande for the Morning of Easter – Herbert Howells
  2. The Procession: Hymn: 624 “Hail thee, Festival Day!” (Salve Festa Dies)
  3. Introit proper
  4. Gathering, Kyrie (Communion Service in F major - Herbert Sumsion (1899-1995)), and Gloria (Missa de Angelis)
  5. Lesson: Acts 10: 34-43
  6. Psalm: 118, vs. 1-2, 14-24
  7. Epistle: I Corinthians 15: 19-26
  8. Gradual Hymn: 133 “Jesus Christ is risen today” (Easter Hymn)
  9. Gradual proper and Sequence: Christians, to the Paschal Victim …
  10. Holy Gospel: Luke 24: 1-12
  11. Sermon: Fr Stewart Murray
  12. Creed, Prayers, Confession and Absolution
  13. Offertory Motet: Exsultate Deo - Alessandro Scarlatti (1660-1725)
  14. Offertory proper
  15. Offertory Hymn: 319 “Lord, enthroned in heavenly splendour”
  16. Prayer over the Gifts, Eucharistic Prayer
  17. Sanctus and Benedictus, (Communion Service in F major - Herbert Sumsion (1899-1995))
  18. Eucharistic Prayer, conclusion
  19. Agnus Dei, (Communion Service in F major - Herbert Sumsion (1899-1995))
  20. Communion proper
  21. Music at Communion: Rise up, my love, my fair one - Healey Willan
  22. Ablutions Motet: This joyful Eastertide - Dutch Carol, arr. W.H. Harris
  23. Prayer after Communion, Blessing and Dismissal
  24. Post-Communion Hymn: 134 “Jesus lives! Thy terrors now
  25. Regina Coeli
  26. Organ Postlude: Toccata (Symphonie No. 5 in F minor, Op. 42)