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1st Vespers at San Pietro

I clicked on my Centro Televisivo Vaticano player for 1st Vespers from St. Peter’s Basilica.  The Holy Father presides.

The chant by the schola is improving.  They are singing alternately with the congregation.  From what I can tell, quite a few of … Continue reading

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London Sunday

After resolving the necessary prayers this morning, I helped with Communion at Mass (no EMHCs here!), said Mass, had lunch with the parish priest, sang Vespers in choro at the Brompton Oratory, and am now at the Globe Theatre waiting … Continue reading

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Vespers, with a twist

Via the estimable Laudator comes this nice Chinese poem, which touches on themes of fishing, quiet, moonlight, common to many of the verses of the Tang dynasty scholars.
Wang Wei (699-759), To Subprefect Chang (tr. Irving Y. Lo):
In late years, I love … Continue reading

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1st Vespers in Latin from the Breviarium Romanum with a single frill

Since it is the 1st Vespers of the 1st Sunday Lent I sing the famous hymn.
I made a PODCAzT about the hymn.  Didn’t I?  No?  Hmmm… I guess I may have to make one.

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1st Vespers for Holy Family (BrevRom): “ineffable” sighting

For my weary brethren, 1st Vespers for Holy Family from the Breviarium Romanum.  I sing the hymn and recite the rest.  FOLLOW ALONG.
There is a prime use of “ineffable”.
The hymn is beautiful in both words and melody.  Here is a … Continue reading

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PODCAzT 124: Advent Vespers hymn in the Ordinary and Extraordinary Forms compared

In this rapid PODCAzT I return to a hymn I dissected a few years ago in another of these audio projects, the hymn for Vespers during Advent, Conditor or Creator alme siderum, in the Ordinary and Extraordinary Forms of the … Continue reading

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No frills Easter Wednesday vespers from the older book, Brevarium Romanum

For the weary brethren.

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NYC, Manhattan: EASTER SUNDAY at Holy Innocents

If you are in or around NYC, consider coming to Holy Innocents on 37th (btwn Broadway and 7th) for Triduum ceremonies in the Extraordinary Form.
Sunday
Fr. Zuhlsdorf – Celebrant
Missa cantata 10 AM
Chant Propers
Plainsong Mass I: Lux et origo
Sunday Vespers 3 PM
Fr. … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Vesting priests for Vespers

From a priest reader:
At my parish we celebrate solemn sung Vespers during Lent with the congregation. The pastor has asked that the priest celebrant vest in alb and stole using at the basis of his request that the Holy Father … Continue reading

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PRAYERCAzT: Sunday Vespers, with lots of frills (Liber Usualis) – 3rd Sunday after Epiphany – Fr. Z rants a little.

Lots of frills this time, for the tired brethren.
However, I did something different time. I sang the whole thing from beginning to end using the Liber Usualis.
NOTE: Most of the year people will sing the Salve Regina rather than … Continue reading

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