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Solemn High Mass - Advent III “Gaudete Sunday”

Colour: Rose

Propers: p. 270, 2nd Collect p. 268
Isaiah 35:1-10
Psalm 146:4-9
James 5:7-10
Matthew 11:2-11

Music of the Mass:

  • Short Communion Service - Adrian Batten (c. 1591 - c. 1637)    (Creed - Merbecke)
  • Music at Communion:    "O wisdom" - Plainsong
  • Ablutions Motet:    Adam lay ybounden - Boris Ord (1897-1961)
  • Organ Music:    Chorale Prelude on "Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme" (BWV 645) - J.S. Bach

Solemn High Mass - Advent II

Colour: Violet

Propers: p. 269, 2 nd Collect p. 268
Isaiah 11:1-10
Psalm 72: 1-7, 18-19
Romans 15:4=13
Matthew 3:1-12

Music of the Mass:

  • Prelude: “Nun komm der Heiden Heiland" (BWV 659) - D. Buxtehude
  • Service of Holy Communion - John Merbecke (c. 1505 - c. 1585)
  • Music at Communion:    Lo, how a rose e'er blooming - Michael Praetorius (1571-1621
  • Postlude: Prelude and Fugue in e minor, BWV 533, J.S. Bach