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with a special emphasis on Gregorian chant

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Catholic Music through the Ages is now available with special pricing.

Evangélia Cantáta: A Notated Book of Gospels and Missa Cantata are now available only through the Liturgical Press. It's full description is at the bottom of this page, but to order it, follow this link.

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Catholic Music through the Ages

  • A study of how the Church has employed music in the service of the Liturgy throughout her history.
  • Special emphasis on six periods of reform:
    • Development of Gregorian chant
    • Reforms of the Pope John XXII
    • Reforms of the Council of Trent
    • Reforms of Pope Benedict XIV
    • Reforms of Pope Pius X and his successors
    • Reforms of the Second Vatican Council
  • Special chapter on the role of music in faith formation.
  • Written with a companion website with recordings and teaching/learning aids.

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Table of Contents

$20 - paper cover

        
 
Missa Cantata cover

Missa Cantata
Notated Sacramentary for Sundays and Holydays  

  • Fully notated English texts, using Gregorian formulas

  • Everything in one place, in standard Sacramentary format

  • No need to use several books or search through several appendices

  • 391 pages, red leather cover suitable for liturgical use, easy-to-read layout

  • Fully notated collects (Vatican notation) for all Sundays, holydays and principal feasts (Triduum not included)

  • 25 prefaces, 4 eucharistic prayers, including the Roman Canon

  • Tones drawn from the Sacramentary, Ordo Missae in Cantu, and other sources that reflect the Gregorian tradition

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Introduction   Order of Mass   Prayers

 

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   Order of Mass   Prayer

 

Missa Cantata is now available only through

Liturgical Press.  To order follow this link.

 

$250

 

 

 

 

 

Congregational Participation Booklets - Custom designed

- Congregational companions to the Missa Cantata 

- also available for the Extraordinary (Tridentine) form.

  • Contain notated responses for the congregation

  • We provide a camera-ready masters for you to reproduce, adding your personalized cover.

  • Designed for 8.5 x 5.5" booklets

  • Approximately 20 pages in each booklet

  • We will provide a master booklet for any set of responses and Ordinary chants in either the Ordinary or Extraordinary form of the Mass, and tailor the booklets to specific congregational practices/needs.

  • Some quickly available Masses include:

  • Missa Simplex

    • Contains all the congregational responses as found in Missa Cantata (above) or as found in the 1962 Missale Romanum and the simplest Ordinary chants:  Kyrie from Mass XVI, Gloria from Mass VIII, Credo III, Sanctus from Mass XVIII, and Agnus Dei from Mass XVIII

  • Sundays of the Year/Sundays after Pentecost - Mass XI

    • Contains all the congregational responses as found in Missa Cantata (above) or as found in the 1962 Missale Romanum and the Ordinary Chants from Mass XI and Credo III 

  • Sundays of Advent and Lent - Mass XVII

    • Contains all the congregational responses as found in Missa Cantata (above) or as found in the 1962 Missale Romanum and the Ordinary Chants from Mass XVII and Credo III.

 

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Sample Master - Ordinary Form

Sample Master - Extraordinary Form

 

$15.00 minimum price per Mass.  Actual priced determined by the amount of typesetting needed to customize the booklet.  Contact us for details.

 

Files will be delivered electronically as PDF files.

 

 

 

 

Singing the Prayers and Readings at Mass       

Concise guidelines for singing the Prayers of the Mass and the three Readings in English using Gregorian formulas.  

  • Examples are given to illustrate the guidelines

  • Paperbound, 34 pages

 

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   Singing the Prayers

          
$14.00 - paper cover

        
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Diaconale: Chants for the Deacon at Mass
Notated music for the deacon at Mass and guidelines for singing the Gospel  (English texts using Gregorian formulas)

  • Compiled from Missa Cantata, Guidelines for Singing the Prayers and Readings at Mass, and Guidelines for Singing the General Intercessions

  • Designed essentially for practice

  • Paperbound, 29 pages guidelines and examples

 

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   Diaconale

 

$14.00 - paper cover

         

 

Evangélia Cantáta: a Notated Book of Gospels
Notated Gospels for Sundays, Solemnities, and selected feasts of the Lord and of the Saints (English texts using the Gregorian formula for the solemn tone.)

  • Available in full color printing or black and white only 

  • Vivid original artwork on the cover depicting the four evangelists (same artwork on color or black and white editions) 

  • Hardbound; 770 pages

 

 

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   Evangélia Cantáta

 

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   Evangélia Cantáta

 

Evangélia Cantata is now available only through

Liturgical Press.  To order follow this link.

 

Black and White edition - currently unavailable.

 

Color edition - $400.00

 

 

 

 

Coming Publications

  • Book of Lessons (fully notated)
  • Gregorian Chant: A Guide by Dom Daniel Saulnier, OSB
  • The Gregorian Modes by Dom Daniel Saulnier, OSB

 

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