2017 Music Program

The choir sings regularly at the 11.00am Sunday solemn Eucharist unless otherwise indicated.

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Occasionally, due to unforeseen circumstances, this program may be subject to change.


     
February 12
Ordinary 6
A. Gabrieli arr. Heagney
C. Willcock
 
Missa brevis
Come, you blessed
(With Canzona Brass)
 
February 19
Ordinary 7
 
L. Vierne
L. Vierne
  
Messe solennelle
Tantum ergo
February 26
Ordinary 8
Z. Kodaly
W. Lloyd Webber 
Missa brevis
Love divine
  
March 5
Lent 1
W. Byrd
W. Farrant
  
Mass for five voices
Hide not thou thy face
March 12
Lent 2
G. P. da Palestrina
T. L. de Victoria
Missa Aeterna Christi munera
Resplenduit facies
 
   
March 19
Lent 3
Plainsong
H. Purcell
 
Missa XI 'Orbis factor'
Thou knowest, Lord
March 26
Lent 4
 
W. Byrd
W. Byrd
Mass for five voices
Miserere
April 2
Lent 5
G. P. da Palestrina
A. Lotti
Missa Aeterna Christi munera
Adoramus te, Christe (No. 2)
 

     

Holy Week & Easter
 

April 9
Passion / 
Palm Sunday
 
C. Willcock
T. Weelkes
C. Gesualdo
Trocaire
Hosanna to the Son of David
O vos omnes
 
April 13
Holy Thursday
(6.00pm)
 
R. Heagney
O. Gjeilo
J. Kuhnau
M. Durufle
Missa Castanea
Ubi caritas
Tristis est anima mea
Tantum ergo
 
April 14
Good Friday
(3.00pm)
 
C. Gesualdo
A. Lotti
O. Gibbons
J. S. Bach
 
O vos omnes
Adoramus te, Christe (No. 2)
Drop, drop, slow tears
Crucifixus
 
8.00pm C. Franck
 
Seven Last Words of Christ
April 15
Easter Vigi
l
(8.00pm)
R. Proulx
H. L. Hassler
Mass for the City
Laudate Dominum
(with Canzona Brass)
 
April 16
Easter Sunday
F. Schubert
Chant arr. J. Revert
W. A. Mozart
G. F. Handel
Mass in C
Victimae paschali laudes
Laudate Dominum
Hallelujah!
 
(with the Chamber Strings of Melbourne)
 

     

The Season Of Easter
 

April 23
Easter 2
B. Chilcott
 
A Little Jazz Mass
 
(St Francis' Youth Choir directed by Rhys Arvidson)
 
April 30
Easter 3
 
A. Dvorak
W. Lloyd Webber
French arr. S. Lindley
 
Mass in D
Fontes et omnia
Now the green blade riseth
 
May 7
Easter 4
 
A. Gretchaninov
D. Fellows
J. Rutter
 
Missa festiva
Springs of water
Psalm 23
 
May 14
Easter 5
 
A. Gabrieli arr. Heagney
T. L. de Victoria
L. Viadana
R. Proulx
  
Missa brevis
Vidi aquam
Exultate justi
He is the way
 
May 21
Easter 6
 
C. Bowman
C. Willcock
Missa Bachiensis*
Prayer of Saint Francis
 
* First performance.
* Commissioned by the Province of the Holy Spirit, Congregation of the Blessed Sacrament.
(175th anniversary of the first Mass celebrated at St Francis' Church)
(With the Symphonia of Melbourne)
 
May 28
Ascension
 
C. Saint-Saens
T. Savoy
P. Phillips
 
Messe a quatre voix, Op. 4
Springs of water
Ascendit Deus 
 
June 4
Pentecost
 
C. Willcock
R. Heagney

G. Aichinger
 
Missa Magis
You will draw water joyfully
Factus est repente  
(With Canzona Brass)
 

     
June 11
Trinity
J. Byrne
W. Mathias
    
Mass in honour of St Mary MacKillop
As truly as God is our Father
June 18
Corpus Christi
J. Haydn
C. Mawby
 
Theresienmesse
Ave verum corpus
(with the Symphonia of Melbourne)
 
June 25
Ordinary 12
R. R. Terry
G. P. da Palestrina
Mass in C (Mass of St Dominic)
Tu es Petrus

 


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