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Choir’s practice for the Holy Week

Please note the dates of our next choir’s practice (Update on Sunday 15th March):

I- Sunday 15th March, 12:30 pm

Program: Palm Sunday
• Hosanna Filio David (blessing of palms)
www.youtube.com/watch?v=AR_Oca6HIcs
• Pueri Haebreorum portantes (distribution of palms)
www.youtube.com/watch?v=HakrD83e9Ns
• During procession: antiphon Cum Angelis followed by Hymn “Ride on, Ride on in Majesty”
www.youtube.com/watch?v=g-qDQSjnzH8
• Gloria laus (outside the church door)
www.youtube.com/watch?v=r8oOj92rqxA
• Ingrediente (coming into the church)
www.youtube.com/watch?v=8l0lpFDJccA
• Introit Domine ne longe
• Communion Pater
(• Mass XVII and Credo I)

II- Friday 20th March, from 5pm to 6pm (last practice)

Program: Maundy Thursday
• Diviserunt sibi (during stripping of the altar)
Recto tono
• Introit Nos autem
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fMcwzU7oTTE
• Gradual Christus factus est
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gv0KTNxEuFE
• Ubi caritas (during the Offertory)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I8yKaKKoOtg
• Ecce Panis Angelorum (communion)
• Pange lingua (during procession)
www.youtube.com/watch?v=U-AsvDn87fo&list=RDq2JEjEo2NGI&index=8

III- After Passion Sunday’s Mass : Sunday 22nd March, 12:30 pm

(after the Mass, we take 15 minutes for thanksgiving and Tea&Coffee, and we practice afterwards)

Program: Good Friday
• Ecce lignum crucis; Popule meus; Crucem tuam
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y8tsnt_4BFY – start at 57:48, end at 1:11:55
• Vexilla Regis (during procession from Altar of Repose)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mm0ce0amh6s

IV- Friday 27th March, from 5pm to 6pm

Program: Holy Saturday
• Litany of the Saints
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KiM9uJIN64g
• Easter Alleluia
www.youtube.com/watch?v=q2JEjEo2NGI&list=RDq2JEjEo2NGI – except the   Alleluia is alternated between celebrant and choir 3 times, each time starting on a higher note. The verse Confitemini Domino is sung once afterwards.
• Mass I: Lux et origo (no Creed, no offertory verse, no Agnus Dei)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KnBzUj_K3Ic&list=PLBe9HnjOPmHPjwgiWU9uW2LKS4urRsrZ
• Lauds: Alleuia, Psalm Laudate Dominum in sanctis ejus; Et valde mane
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JxymeK_jONQ
• Recessional: The strife is o’er
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jGVazujx9Lc

V- After Palm Sunday’s Mass : Sunday 29th March, 12:30 pm

(after the Mass, we take 15 minutes for thanksgiving and Tea&Coffee, and we practice afterwards)

Program: Easter Sunday
• Entrance hymn: Christ the Lord is risen today.
www.youtube.com/watch?v=js8h3NC3b3Q
• Vidi aquam (in place of Asperges for all of Eastertide)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XImCWG8EYTI
• Mass I: Lux et origo and Credo III
• Sequence: Victimae Paschali Laudes
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aueJzA1uCj0 (the chant and the accompaniment are perfect!)
• Offertory: O filii et filiae
www.youtube.com/watch?v=wsjFezL5KdY
• Communion: Salve Festa Dies
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ye05nEkPrpY
• Last Gospel: Regina caeli
www.youtube.com/watch?v=6-EJiI_yAas&index=3&list=RDq2JEjEo2NGI
• Recessional: Thine be the glory
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lXzmjNE-yLA

Maybe we will organize some additional practices during the Holy Week. I will let you know it.

Could you please tell me if you will or not be present to every practice (abchaptal@gmail.com)

Thank you,

Ab Chaptal