Chalice - Late 19th Century Design
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Traditional European chalice from the late nineteenth century, brass, gold-plated.

Chalice Case included.

Renaissance Chalice
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Chalice in the Renaissance style, brass, gold-plated.

Chalice Case included.

Contemporary Chalice
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24kt gold plated brass.

A Fugal Trilogy, Healey Willan
Music of Healey Willan
16 pgs., 8.5" x 11"
Product #: SY786
$4.95
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Healey Willan’s “A Fugal Trilogy” is a set of three works for organ that each end with a fugue:

1) Chorale and Fugue
2) Aria and Fugue
3) Elegy and Fugue

Healey Willan Society

To continue the work of promoting the music of Healey Willan, Mary Willan Mason, Healey Willan’s daughter, has bestowed upon Rev. Scott A. Haynes, SJC, a priest of the Canons Regular of St. John Cantius in Chicago, the responsibility of being the Trustee of the Estate of Healey Willan. To this end, the Healey Willan Society has been established to promote Willan’s music by bring back into print his musical compositions which have fallen out of print or which were never published.

With over 800 opus numbers, Willan was a highly active composer of sacred organ and choral music, orchestral and chamber music, operas and much more. In the field of sacred music, after Johann Sebastian Bach, Healey Willian is the most prolific composer.

www.HealeyWillan.com

DVD - Restoring the Sacred
The Story of the Resurrection of Chicago's St. John Cantius Parish
Product #: SY391
$15.00
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Special Offer - Order 2 or more DVDs for $10 each

Saint John Cantius, Restoring the Sacred, investigates how a decaying old church in Chicago became a thriving religious and cultural treasure. When a Catholic priest with no previous parish experience arrived, he faced a building in severe disrepair, but he realized that there was an even deeper need: to restore the faith and sacred culture of the parish community.

Enjoy the interview of Rev. C. Frank Phillips, CR, Pastor of St. John Cantius and Founder of the Canons Regular of St. John Cantius. You will also hear from various members of the Canons Regular, the priests and brothers who have had a hand in resurrecting the parish life of St. John Cantius.

Barcarolle for Organ, Healey Willan
Music of Healey Willan
8 pgs., 8.5" x 11"
Product #: SY785
$2.95
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Healey Willan’s “Barcarolle for Organ” is a delightful piece that audiences will enjoy in concert.

Healey Willan Society

To continue the work of promoting the music of Healey Willan, Mary Willan Mason, Healey Willan’s daughter, has bestowed upon Rev. Scott A. Haynes, SJC, a priest of the Canons Regular of St. John Cantius in Chicago, the responsibility of being the Trustee of the Estate of Healey Willan. To this end, the Healey Willan Society has been established to promote Willan’s music by bring back into print his musical compositions which have fallen out of print or which were never published.

With over 800 opus numbers, Willan was a highly active composer of sacred organ and choral music, orchestral and chamber music, operas and much more. In the field of sacred music, after Johann Sebastian Bach, Healey Willian is the most prolific composer.

www.HealeyWillan.com

Miniature Suite for Organ, Healey Willan
Music of Healey Willan
16 pgs., 8.5" x 11"
Product #: SY784
$6.95
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Healey Willan has gifted organists with six reputable organ works in his composition of his Miniature Suite for Organ. With good counterpoint, well-formed melodies, and superb harmonisations, Willan’s Miniature Suite for Organ provides organists repertoire which is always useful, beautiful, and never tires. The organist’s library is incomplete without Willan’s Miniature Suite for Organ.

1) Prelude, in E flat
2) Scherzo, in B minor
3) Communion, in C
4) Trio, in D minor
5) Intermezzo, in G
6) Finale, in E flat

Healey Willan Society

To continue the work of promoting the music of Healey Willan, Mary Willan Mason, Healey Willan’s daughter, has bestowed upon Rev. Scott A. Haynes, SJC, a priest of the Canons Regular of St. John Cantius in Chicago, the responsibility of being the Trustee of the Estate of Healey Willan. To this end, the Healey Willan Society has been established to promote Willan’s music by bring back into print his musical compositions which have fallen out of print or which were never published.

With over 800 opus numbers, Willan was a highly active composer of sacred organ and choral music, orchestral and chamber music, operas and much more. In the field of sacred music, after Johann Sebastian Bach, Healey Willian is the most prolific composer.

www.HealeyWillan.com

Alleluia! Puer Nobis Est Natus, Nicholas White
Music of Nicholas White
4 pgs., 8.5" x 11"
Product #: SY783
$1.50 (minimum order of 4)
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Alleluia! Puer Nobis Est Natus, by Nicholas White, is the first movement of a multi-movement Christmas choral work for a capella choir.

Employing the traditional Gregorian chant melody of the Puer Nobis Est Natus, this is a highly-effective choral setting of the Latin text from Isaiah.

TEXT TRANSLATION

Alleluia! A child is born to us
and a Son is given to us:
Whose government is upon
His shoulder. Alleluia!

Isaiah 9:6

SAMPLE SCORE

Click here to see this sample score.

ABOUT THE COMPOSER

Nicholas White is a Grammy nominated composer and conductor, as well as a versatile organist, pianist and singer with experience in many different styles of music. In 2011, Nicholas was appointed to the post of Director of Chapel Music & Organist at St. Paul’s School, Concord, New Hampshire. In 2012 he became Chair of the Arts at the school. In 2013 he was appointed Music Director of The Boston Cecilia, one of America’s oldest and finest performing arts organizations.

Nicholas was born in London, England, and received his early musical training as a treble chorister. He held his first organist and choirmaster position at the age of fifteen, going on to become Organ Scholar of Clare College, Cambridge.  Since moving to the United States in 1989, Nicholas has held various positions in churches, colleges and schools. These include Washington National Cathedral, Washington, DC and St. Michael’s Church, New York City.

In 2003 Nicholas founded Tiffany Consort, an ensemble of eight accomplished singers. The group’s first CD, “O Magnum Mysterium” was nominated for a Grammy, and the second CD, “In Sure and Certain Hope: Choral Music of Nicholas White”, was released in December 2006. Both recordings are available on the MSR Classics label.

Dumbarton Concerts in Washington, DC commissioned White’s setting of Poe’s “The Raven” which was performed to great critical acclaim by The Raven Consort in 2013. Additionally, Nicholas recently completed a dramatic song cycle, “On Dreams Alone”, which has been in preparation for the last two decades. Nicholas is in high demand as a composer, receiving numerous commissions from choirs across the country. Most recently these have included The Hanson Institute for American Music (Eastman School of Music, Rochester, NY), Lyric Fest (Philadelphia, PA), Christchurch Cathedral (Cincinnati, OH), The Commonwealth Youthchoirs (Philadelphia, PA), The Chancel Choir (Lubbock, TX), The Association of Anglican Musicians (Hartford, CT), St. John’s Cathedral (Albuquerque, NM), St. Mary’s Episcopal Church (Newton, MA), Dumbarton Concerts (Washington, DC), Granite State Choral Society (Rochester, NH), and Shadyside Presbyterian Church (Pittsburgh, PA.)

REVIEW

“Unashamedly beautiful, Nicholas White’s choral music makes you think about the function of music and how a composer decides on the rightness of its design. White’s music never cloys. It is beautifully crafted, the manner of word-setting stemming very much from the English choral tradition… music that soothes more often than it challenges, while still stimulating the imagination as it nourishes the spirit.”

International Record Review ~ June 2007

The Mystery of Bethlehem, Healey Willan
Healey Willan Society
45 pages, 8.5" x 11"
Product #: SY775
$8.95
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Scores Available


The Mystery of Bethlehem, Healey Willan (saddle-stitch binding)
The Mystery of Bethlehem, Healey Willan (comb binding - lays flat on music rack or music stand)

The Mystery of Bethlehem is a six movement Christmas Cantata by Healey Willan with liturgical texts translated by Athelstan Riley and John M. Neale.

The Mystery of Bethlehem is composed for soprano solo, baritone solo, SATB chorus (divisi), and organ. Supplementary parts are available for oboe, 2 trumpets, 4 horns, 3 trombones, drums, and harp or piano and glockenspiel.

The Prophecy



The Annunciation



The Manger



The Shepherds



The Magi



The Fulfilment

The Prophecy (movement No.1 from the Mystery of Bethlehem), Healey Willan
Music of Healey Willan
8 pgs., 8.5" x 11"
Product #: SY777
$1.85 (minimum order of 4)
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The Prophecy is Movement No. 1 of The Mystery of Bethlehem, a six movement Christmas Cantata by Healey Willan with liturgical texts translated by Athelstan Riley and John M. Neale.

The Mystery of Bethlehem is written for soprano solo, baritone solo, SATB chorus (divisi), and organ. Supplementary parts are available for oboe, 2 trumpets, 4 horns, 3 trombones, drums, and harp or piano and glockenspiel.



Order the complete score of the Mystery of Bethlehem here


The Mystery of Bethlehem, Healey Willan (saddle-stitch binding)
The Mystery of Bethlehem, Healey Willan (comb binding - lays flat on music rack or music stand)

Order the individual movements of the Mystery of Bethlehem here


The Prophecy
The Annunciation
The Manger
The Shepherds
The Magi
The Fulfilment

The Annunciation (movement No. 2 from the Mystery of Bethlehem), Healey Willan
Music of Healey Willan
12 pgs., 8.5" x 11"
Product #: SY778
$2.35 (minimum order of 4)
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The Annunciation is Movement No. 2 of The Mystery of Bethlehem, a six movement Christmas Cantata by Healey Willan with liturgical texts translated by Athelstan Riley and John M. Neale.

The Mystery of Bethlehem is written for soprano solo, baritone solo, SATB chorus (divisi), and organ. Supplementary parts are available for oboe, 2 trumpets, 4 horns, 3 trombones, drums, and harp or piano and glockenspiel.



Order the complete score of the Mystery of Bethlehem here


The Mystery of Bethlehem, Healey Willan (saddle-stitch binding)
The Mystery of Bethlehem, Healey Willan (comb binding - lays flat on music rack or music stand)

Order the individual movements of the Mystery of Bethlehem here


The Prophecy
The Annunciation
The Manger
The Shepherds
The Magi
The Fulfilment

The Manger (movement No. 3 from the Mystery of Bethlehem), Healey Willan
Music of Healey Willan
8 pgs., 8.5" x 11"
Product #: SY779
$1.85 (minimum order of 4)
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The Manger is Movement No. 3 of The Mystery of Bethlehem, a six movement Christmas Cantata by Healey Willan with liturgical texts translated by Athelstan Riley and John M. Neale.

The Mystery of Bethlehem is written for soprano solo, baritone solo, SATB chorus (divisi), and organ. Supplementary parts are available for oboe, 2 trumpets, 4 horns, 3 trombones, drums, and harp or piano and glockenspiel.



Order the complete score of the Mystery of Bethlehem here


The Mystery of Bethlehem, Healey Willan (saddle-stitch binding)
The Mystery of Bethlehem, Healey Willan (comb binding - lays flat on music rack or music stand)

Order the individual movements of the Mystery of Bethlehem here


The Prophecy
The Annunciation
The Manger
The Shepherds
The Magi
The Fulfilment

The Shepherds (movement No.4 from the Mystery of Bethlehem), Healey Willan
Music of Healey Willan
8 pgs., 8.5" x 11"
Product #: SY780
$1.85 (minimum order of 4)
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The Shepherds is Movement No. 4 of The Mystery of Bethlehem, a six movement Christmas Cantata by Healey Willan with liturgical texts translated by Athelstan Riley and John M. Neale.

The Mystery of Bethlehem is written for soprano solo, baritone solo, SATB chorus (divisi), and organ. Supplementary parts are available for oboe, 2 trumpets, 4 horns, 3 trombones, drums, and harp or piano and glockenspiel.



Order the complete score of the Mystery of Bethlehem here


The Mystery of Bethlehem, Healey Willan (saddle-stitch binding)
The Mystery of Bethlehem, Healey Willan (comb binding - lays flat on music rack or music stand)

Order the individual movements of the Mystery of Bethlehem here


The Prophecy
The Annunciation
The Manger
The Shepherds
The Magi
The Fulfilment

The Magi (movement No. 5 from the Mystery of Bethlehem), Healey Willan
Music of Healey Willan
8 pgs., 8.5" x 11"
Product #: SY781
$1.85 (minimum order of 4)
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The Magi is Movement No. 5 of The Mystery of Bethlehem, a six movement Christmas Cantata by Healey Willan with liturgical texts translated by Athelstan Riley and John M. Neale.

The Mystery of Bethlehem is written for soprano solo, baritone solo, SATB chorus (divisi), and organ. Supplementary parts are available for oboe, 2 trumpets, 4 horns, 3 trombones, drums, and harp or piano and glockenspiel.



Order the complete score of the Mystery of Bethlehem here


The Mystery of Bethlehem, Healey Willan (saddle-stitch binding)
The Mystery of Bethlehem, Healey Willan (comb binding - lays flat on music rack or music stand)

Order the individual movements of the Mystery of Bethlehem here


The Prophecy
The Annunciation
The Manger
The Shepherds
The Magi
The Fulfilment

The Fulfilment (movement No.6 from the Mystery of Bethlehem), Healey Willan
Music of Healey Willan
12 pgs., 8.5" x 11"
Product #: SY782
$2.35 (minimum order of 4)
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The Fulfilment is Movement No. 6 of The Mystery of Bethlehem, a six movement Christmas Cantata by Healey Willan with liturgical texts translated by Athelstan Riley and John M. Neale.

The Mystery of Bethlehem is written for soprano solo, baritone solo, SATB chorus (divisi), and organ. Supplementary parts are available for oboe, 2 trumpets, 4 horns, 3 trombones, drums, and harp or piano and glockenspiel.



Order the complete score of the Mystery of Bethlehem here


The Mystery of Bethlehem, Healey Willan (saddle-stitch binding)
The Mystery of Bethlehem, Healey Willan (comb binding - lays flat on music rack or music stand)

Order the individual movements of the Mystery of Bethlehem here


The Prophecy
The Annunciation
The Manger
The Shepherds
The Magi
The Fulfilment

Chants of the Church
From the Monks of Solesmes Abbey, France
Latin Chants with English Translations
183 pages, 6" x 9"
Product #: SY773
$14.95
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Chants of the Church is a fantastic little book of Gregorian chant! Published in 1953, it is a fine collection of the best of Gregorian chant from the Benedictine Monks of Solesmes Monastery in France.

The traditional square-note musical notation is used with the Latin text. There is a wonderful bonus in Chants of the Church—it has English translations underneath the Latin text.

Chants of the Church also includes an excellent primer at the front in how to sing chant and read the square-note musical notation.

Want to Learn Even More About Chant?

Get more out of your purchase of Chants of the Church by getting an accompanying 4 DVD, 13 episode series on Gregorian Chant called Treasury of the Church: Gregorian Chant. Biretta Books offers Treasury of the Church: Gregorian Chant to work in conjunction with Chants of the Church. The DVD series explains how to read and sing Gregorian chant by Fr. Eduard Perrone. Throughout the DVD series Fr. Perrone uses this little book, Chants of the Church.

Available Products

1) DVDs: Treasury of the Church: Gregorian Chant (DVD series)
2) Book: Chants of the Church (Book used in conjunction with the series)
3) DVDs & Book: Treasury of the Church & Chants of the Church (DVD series and Book combo offer)

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Praise to the Lord, Healey Willan
Healey Willan Society
8 pgs., 8.5" x 11"
Product #: SY771
$1.85 (minimum order of 4)
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Healey Willan’s setting of the hymn Praise to the Lord is arranged for SATB choir & organ.  This hymn is on the top ten list and this arrangement by Healey Willan is something your choir must have! Your congregation will love to sing along…


Healey Willan Society

To continue the work of promoting the music of Healey Willan, Mary Willan Mason, Healey Willan’s daughter, has bestowed upon Rev. Scott A. Haynes, SJC, a priest of the Canons Regular of St. John Cantius in Chicago, the responsibility of being the Trustee of the Estate of Healey Willan. To this end, the Healey Willan Society has been established to promote Willan’s music by bring back into print his musical compositions which have fallen out of print or which were never published.

With over 800 opus numbers, Willan was a highly active composer of sacred organ and choral music, orchestral and chamber music, operas and much more. In the field of sacred music, after Johann Sebastian Bach, Healey Willian is the most prolific composer.

www.HealeyWillan.com

O Sing Unto The Lord A New Song, Healey Willan
Healey Willan Society
SATB Choir, Organ, Brass Quartet
16 pgs., 8.5" x11"
Product #: SY769
$2.75 (minimum order of 4)
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Healey Willan’s festive anthem, O Sing Unto The Lord A New Song, for SATB choir, organ and brass quartet, is thrilling to sing, to play, and to hear!

Scores Available
Score for Choir/Organist/Conductor
Score for Brass Parts

Our Brass parts include parts for 2 C Trumpets and 2 Trombones. We also include parts for 2 Horns in F should trombones not be available.

Healey Willan Society

To continue the work of promoting the music of Healey Willan, Mary Willan Mason, Healey Willan’s daughter, has bestowed upon Rev. Scott A. Haynes, SJC, a priest of the Canons Regular of St. John Cantius in Chicago, the responsibility of being the Trustee of the Estate of Healey Willan. To this end, the Healey Willan Society has been established to promote Willan’s music by bring back into print his musical compositions which have fallen out of print or which were never published.

With over 800 opus numbers, Willan was a highly active composer of sacred organ and choral music, orchestral and chamber music, operas and much more. In the field of sacred music, after Johann Sebastian Bach, Healey Willian is the most prolific composer.

www.HealeyWillan.com

Now Thank We All Our God, Healey Willan
Healey Willan Society
SATB Choir and Organ
8 pgs., 8.5" x 11"
Product #: SY768
$1.85 (minimum order of 4)
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One of the greatest hymns is Now Thank We All Our God. Healey Willan’s arrangement of Now Thank We All Our God for SATB choir and organ is fantastic. Add this to your choir’s repertoire and your congregation will enjoy hearing it.

Healey Willan Society

To continue the work of promoting the music of Healey Willan, Mary Willan Mason, Healey Willan’s daughter, has bestowed upon Rev. Scott A. Haynes, SJC, a priest of the Canons Regular of St. John Cantius in Chicago, the responsibility of being the Trustee of the Estate of Healey Willan. To this end, the Healey Willan Society has been established to promote Willan’s music by bring back into print his musical compositions which have fallen out of print or which were never published.

With over 800 opus numbers, Willan was a highly active composer of sacred organ and choral music, orchestral and chamber music, operas and much more. In the field of sacred music, after Johann Sebastian Bach, Healey Willian is the most prolific composer.

www.HealeyWillan.com

Ye Shall Know That The Lord Will Come, Healey Willan
Healey Willan Society
SATB Choir with Organ and Optional Solos
16 pgs., 8.5" x 11"
Product #: SY772
$2.75 (minimum order of 4)
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Your choir needs new music for this Christmas!  Order the English anthem, Ye Shall Know That The Lord Will Come, by the Dean of Canadian Composers, Healey Willan. It is a marvelous Christmas gem for SATB Choir with organ.

Healey Willan Society

To continue the work of promoting the music of Healey Willan, Mary Willan Mason, Healey Willan’s daughter, has bestowed upon Rev. Scott A. Haynes, SJC, a priest of the Canons Regular of St. John Cantius in Chicago, the responsibility of being the Trustee of the Estate of Healey Willan. To this end, the Healey Willan Society has been established to promote Willan’s music by bring back into print his musical compositions which have fallen out of print or which were never published.

With over 800 opus numbers, Willan was a highly active composer of sacred organ and choral music, orchestral and chamber music, operas and much more. In the field of sacred music, after Johann Sebastian Bach, Healey Willian is the most prolific composer.

www.HealeyWillan.com

Mass Card - Father’s Day Triduum of Masses
Mass Card for Father’s Day
Canons Regular of St. John Cantius
Full Color Father's Day Mass Card
Product #: SY002
$3.00
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Each year, for Father’s Day, the Canons Regular of St. John Cantius in Chicago offer three Latin Masses (1962 Missale Romanum) for all those enrolled in our Father’s Day Triduum of Masses.

After purchasing this Mass Card for the Father’s Day Triduum you will be sent our Father’s Day card with a matching envelope.

You will also receive a Reply Envelope on which you will write down all of your intentions for these three Masses and in which you will send us your tax-deductible contribution for offering these three Masses. You must complete the reply envelope and return it to us

Lace Alb with Black Inserts
Classic Roman style alb
Seraphic Vestments
Lightweight and "breathable" blend of cotton (55%) and polyester (45%), easy to clean and iron
Product #: Click on "Available Sizes" below to order
$655.95
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This classic Roman style alb is finished around the neck with a white cotton ribbon to tie at the neckline. The lace on the sleeves is 25 cm (9.8 inches) wide. At the bottom of the alb the lace is 60 cm (23.6 inches).

Available Sizes

125 cm
130 cm
135 cm
140 cm
145 cm
150 cm
155 cm
160 cm
165 cm
170 cm
175 cm
180 cm

Laundering Your Alb


1) When you launder your alb, we suggest that you remove the fabric inserts which are underneath the lace.  Removing the fabric inserts is easy, as these are attached by snaps.
2) In washing the fabric inserts, we recommend you hand-wash these separately with a gentle detergent. Rinse well. All these to air-dry.
3) We recommend you hand-wash your alb (with the fabric inserts removed) with a gentle detergent. If you choose to wash your alb in a washing-machine, we suggest that you use the “gentle” or “delicate” cycle.
4) In washing your alb (with the colored fabric inserts removed), use a gentle detergent. If using bleach, we suggest that you use only a non-chlorine, color-safe bleach in the laundering process. Chlorine bleach may not be used.
5) In drying the alb, do not use a machine dryer. Rather, hang it up or lay it out horizontally to air-dry.
6) Before reinserting the colored fabric inserts you may iron the poly-cotton fabric of the alb (steam or dry) at a medium setting (150°C, 300°F). Spray-starch may be used if desired.
7) When you iron the lace portions of your alb, we recommend that you do not exceed a temperature of 40°C (100° F).
8) When you iron the colored fabric inserts, we recommend that you do not exceed a temperature of 40°C (100° F).
9) After washing and ironing, re-insert the colored fabric portions using the easy-to-use snaps.

Lace Alb with Purple Inserts
Classic Roman style alb
Seraphic Vestments
Lightweight and "breathable" blend of cotton (55%) and polyester (45%), easy to clean and iron
Product #: Click on "Available Sizes" below to order
$655.95
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This classic Roman style alb is finished around the neck with a white cotton ribbon to tie at the neckline. The lace on the sleeves is 25 cm (9.8 inches) wide. At the bottom of the alb the lace is 60 cm (23.6 inches).

Available Sizes

125 cm
130 cm
135 cm
140 cm
145 cm
150 cm
155 cm
160 cm
165 cm
170 cm
175 cm
180 cm

Laundering Your Alb


1) When you launder your alb, we suggest that you remove the fabric inserts which are underneath the lace.  Removing the fabric inserts is easy, as these are attached by snaps.
2) In washing the fabric inserts, we recommend you hand-wash these separately with a gentle detergent. Rinse well. All these to air-dry.
3) We recommend you hand-wash your alb (with the fabric inserts removed) with a gentle detergent. If you choose to wash your alb in a washing-machine, we suggest that you use the “gentle” or “delicate” cycle.
4) In washing your alb (with the colored fabric inserts removed), use a gentle detergent. If using bleach, we suggest that you use only a non-chlorine, color-safe bleach in the laundering process. Chlorine bleach may not be used.
5) In drying the alb, do not use a machine dryer. Rather, hang it up or lay it out horizontally to air-dry.
6) Before reinserting the colored fabric inserts you may iron the poly-cotton fabric of the alb (steam or dry) at a medium setting (150°C, 300°F). Spray-starch may be used if desired.
7) When you iron the lace portions of your alb, we recommend that you do not exceed a temperature of 40°C (100° F).
8) When you iron the colored fabric inserts, we recommend that you do not exceed a temperature of 40°C (100° F).
9) After washing and ironing, re-insert the colored fabric portions using the easy-to-use snaps.

Lace Alb with Red Inserts
Classic Roman style alb
Seraphic Vestments
Lightweight and "breathable" blend of cotton (55%) and polyester (45%), easy to clean and iron
Product #: Click on "Available Sizes" below to order
$655.95
Order Now
Lace Alb with Red Inserts View larger image

This classic Roman style alb is finished around the neck with a white cotton ribbon to tie at the neckline. The lace on the sleeves is 25 cm (9.8 inches) wide. At the bottom of the alb the lace is 60 cm (23.6 inches).

Available Sizes

125 cm
130 cm
135 cm
140 cm
145 cm
150 cm
155 cm
160 cm
165 cm
170 cm
175 cm
180 cm

Laundering Your Alb


1) When you launder your alb, we suggest that you remove the fabric inserts which are underneath the lace.  Removing the fabric inserts is easy, as these are attached by snaps.
2) In washing the fabric inserts, we recommend you hand-wash these separately with a gentle detergent. Rinse well. All these to air-dry.
3) We recommend you hand-wash your alb (with the fabric inserts removed) with a gentle detergent. If you choose to wash your alb in a washing-machine, we suggest that you use the “gentle” or “delicate” cycle.
4) In washing your alb (with the colored fabric inserts removed), use a gentle detergent. If using bleach, we suggest that you use only a non-chlorine, color-safe bleach in the laundering process. Chlorine bleach may not be used.
5) In drying the alb, do not use a machine dryer. Rather, hang it up or lay it out horizontally to air-dry.
6) Before reinserting the colored fabric inserts you may iron the poly-cotton fabric of the alb (steam or dry) at a medium setting (150°C, 300°F). Spray-starch may be used if desired.
7) When you iron the lace portions of your alb, we recommend that you do not exceed a temperature of 40°C (100° F).
8) When you iron the colored fabric inserts, we recommend that you do not exceed a temperature of 40°C (100° F).
9) After washing and ironing, re-insert the colored fabric portions using the easy-to-use snaps.

Hodie Christus Natus Est, Nicholas White
Music of Nicholas White
SATB Choir, Divisi, a capella
4 pgs., 8.5 " x 11"
Product #: SY726
$1.50 (minimum order of 4)
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Hodie Christus Natus Est is a traditional Latin text for Christmas. Nicholas White provides a memorable setting of Hodie Christus Natus Est  that your choir will enjoy singing.

TEXT TRANSLATION

Today Christ is born:
Today the Savior appears:
Today the angels sing on earth,
And the Archangels rejoice.
Today the just exult, saying:
A child is born for us and a Son is given to us:
Glory to God in the highest. Alleluia.

PREVIEW

This Christmas motet is a must for your choir this Christmastide! Get a sneak peak at the music here.

ABOUT THE COMPOSER

Nicholas White is a Grammy nominated composer and conductor, as well as a versatile organist, pianist and singer with experience in many different styles of music. In 2011, Nicholas was appointed to the post of Director of Chapel Music & Organist at St. Paul’s School, Concord, New Hampshire. In 2012 he became Chair of the Arts at the school. In 2013 he was appointed Music Director of The Boston Cecilia, one of America’s oldest and finest performing arts organizations.

Nicholas was born in London, England, and received his early musical training as a treble chorister. He held his first organist and choirmaster position at the age of fifteen, going on to become Organ Scholar of Clare College, Cambridge.  Since moving to the United States in 1989, Nicholas has held various positions in churches, colleges and schools. These include Washington National Cathedral, Washington, DC and St. Michael’s Church, New York City.

In 2003 Nicholas founded Tiffany Consort, an ensemble of eight accomplished singers. The group’s first CD, “O Magnum Mysterium” was nominated for a Grammy, and the second CD, “In Sure and Certain Hope: Choral Music of Nicholas White”, was released in December 2006. Both recordings are available on the MSR Classics label.

Dumbarton Concerts in Washington, DC commissioned White’s setting of Poe’s “The Raven” which was performed to great critical acclaim by The Raven Consort in 2013. Additionally, Nicholas recently completed a dramatic song cycle, “On Dreams Alone”, which has been in preparation for the last two decades. Nicholas is in high demand as a composer, receiving numerous commissions from choirs across the country. Most recently these have included The Hanson Institute for American Music (Eastman School of Music, Rochester, NY), Lyric Fest (Philadelphia, PA), Christchurch Cathedral (Cincinnati, OH), The Commonwealth Youthchoirs (Philadelphia, PA), The Chancel Choir (Lubbock, TX), The Association of Anglican Musicians (Hartford, CT), St. John’s Cathedral (Albuquerque, NM), St. Mary’s Episcopal Church (Newton, MA), Dumbarton Concerts (Washington, DC), Granite State Choral Society (Rochester, NH), and Shadyside Presbyterian Church (Pittsburgh, PA.)

REVIEW

“Unashamedly beautiful, Nicholas White’s choral music makes you think about the function of music and how a composer decides on the rightness of its design. White’s music never cloys. It is beautifully crafted, the manner of word-setting stemming very much from the English choral tradition… music that soothes more often than it challenges, while still stimulating the imagination as it nourishes the spirit.”

International Record Review ~ June 2007

Faith, Hope, Love, Nicholas White
Music of Nicholas White
SATB Choir, Divisi, with Organ
8 pgs., 8.5" x 11"
Product #: SY725
$1.90 (minimum order of 4)
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Nicholas White provides us a pensive and thought-provoking setting of this text from St. Paul about faith, hope, and love—the three theological virtues—which Christians receive through Baptism and which allow us to share in God’s nature.

By faith, we believe in God, in all that he has revealed, and in all that the Church proposes for our belief. Faith leads to a total committal. “The righteous shall live by faith” (Rom 1:17). By hope, we seek heaven, place our trust in Christ’s promises, and rely on the Holy Spirit. Through the Spirit, we have “become heirs in hope of eternal life” (Titus 3:6-7). Into everyone’s heart, God has placed a search for happiness. Hope responds to this desire. It sustains man, frees him from discouragement, preserves him from selfishness, and leads to happiness on earth and in heaven. Jesus loved us “to the end” (Jn 13:1). He told his disciples to “love one another as I have loved you” (Jn 15:9, 12). Love (caritas) keeps the commandments of God and of Christ, “If you keep my commandments, you will abide in my love” (Jn 15:9-10).

PREVIEW

Get a sneak peak at the music here.

ABOUT THE COMPOSER

Nicholas White is a Grammy nominated composer and conductor, as well as a versatile organist, pianist and singer with experience in many different styles of music. In 2011, Nicholas was appointed to the post of Director of Chapel Music & Organist at St. Paul’s School, Concord, New Hampshire. In 2012 he became Chair of the Arts at the school. In 2013 he was appointed Music Director of The Boston Cecilia, one of America’s oldest and finest performing arts organizations.

Nicholas was born in London, England, and received his early musical training as a treble chorister. He held his first organist and choirmaster position at the age of fifteen, going on to become Organ Scholar of Clare College, Cambridge.  Since moving to the United States in 1989, Nicholas has held various positions in churches, colleges and schools. These include Washington National Cathedral, Washington, DC and St. Michael’s Church, New York City.

In 2003 Nicholas founded Tiffany Consort, an ensemble of eight accomplished singers. The group’s first CD, “O Magnum Mysterium” was nominated for a Grammy, and the second CD, “In Sure and Certain Hope: Choral Music of Nicholas White”, was released in December 2006. Both recordings are available on the MSR Classics label.

Dumbarton Concerts in Washington, DC commissioned White’s setting of Poe’s “The Raven” which was performed to great critical acclaim by The Raven Consort in 2013. Additionally, Nicholas recently completed a dramatic song cycle, “On Dreams Alone”, which has been in preparation for the last two decades. Nicholas is in high demand as a composer, receiving numerous commissions from choirs across the country. Most recently these have included The Hanson Institute for American Music (Eastman School of Music, Rochester, NY), Lyric Fest (Philadelphia, PA), Christchurch Cathedral (Cincinnati, OH), The Commonwealth Youthchoirs (Philadelphia, PA), The Chancel Choir (Lubbock, TX), The Association of Anglican Musicians (Hartford, CT), St. John’s Cathedral (Albuquerque, NM), St. Mary’s Episcopal Church (Newton, MA), Dumbarton Concerts (Washington, DC), Granite State Choral Society (Rochester, NH), and Shadyside Presbyterian Church (Pittsburgh, PA.)

REVIEW

“Unashamedly beautiful, Nicholas White’s choral music makes you think about the function of music and how a composer decides on the rightness of its design. White’s music never cloys. It is beautifully crafted, the manner of word-setting stemming very much from the English choral tradition… music that soothes more often than it challenges, while still stimulating the imagination as it nourishes the spirit.”

International Record Review ~ June 2007

The Rainbow Rose, Nicholas White
Music of Nicholas White
8 pgs., 8.5" x 11"
Product #: SY717
$1.90 (minimum order of 4)
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Choirs will enjoy singing Nicholas White’s setting of Emily Dickinson’s famous poem, The Rainbow Rose, for SATB choir and keyboard.

TEXT

On this long storm the Rainbow rose
On this late Morn—the Sun
The clouds—like listless Elephants
Horizons—straggled down

The Birds rose smiling, in their nests
The gales—indeed—were done
Alas, how heedless were the eyes
On whom the summer shone!

The quiet nonchalance of death
No Daybreak—can bestir
The slow—Archangel’s syllables
Must awaken her!

-Emily Dickinson

UNDERSTANDING THE TEXT

Emily Dickinson’s poem recalls that emblem of God’s covenant with Noah after the flood—the rainbow (Genesis 9:13). In “The Rainbow Rose” the parting gesture of the storm, a lovely rainbow, welcomes the morning sun. The day promises to be peaceful, unlike the storm the night before. The world is bathed in sun, bird song is heard from the newly-wakened birds, and big puffy clouds are slowly disappearing down the horizon as the sky clears. But the poem describes a woman who has died, perhaps during the storm, who is “heedless” now to the beauties of this clear summer day. No “Daybreak” can rouse her from her grave. It will take the Archangel Saint Michael, the Archangel of Resurrection who weighs souls, to finally wake her up. The poet reminds us that for the Christian who dies in the grace of God, death is not a tragedy. Yes, it’s sad that the woman can’t see the new day and its beauties. But she is in a state of “quiet nonchalance” – as she awaits to see the face of God and her glorious resurrection day.

PREVIEW

Get a sneak peak at the music here.

ABOUT THE COMPOSER

Nicholas White is a Grammy nominated composer and conductor, as well as a versatile organist, pianist and singer with experience in many different styles of music. In 2011, Nicholas was appointed to the post of Director of Chapel Music & Organist at St. Paul’s School, Concord, New Hampshire. In 2012 he became Chair of the Arts at the school. In 2013 he was appointed Music Director of The Boston Cecilia, one of America’s oldest and finest performing arts organizations.

Nicholas was born in London, England, and received his early musical training as a treble chorister. He held his first organist and choirmaster position at the age of fifteen, going on to become Organ Scholar of Clare College, Cambridge.  Since moving to the United States in 1989, Nicholas has held various positions in churches, colleges and schools. These include Washington National Cathedral, Washington, DC and St. Michael’s Church, New York City.

In 2003 Nicholas founded Tiffany Consort, an ensemble of eight accomplished singers. The group’s first CD, “O Magnum Mysterium” was nominated for a Grammy, and the second CD, “In Sure and Certain Hope: Choral Music of Nicholas White”, was released in December 2006. Both recordings are available on the MSR Classics label.

Dumbarton Concerts in Washington, DC commissioned White’s setting of Poe’s “The Raven” which was performed to great critical acclaim by The Raven Consort in 2013. Additionally, Nicholas recently completed a dramatic song cycle, “On Dreams Alone”, which has been in preparation for the last two decades. Nicholas is in high demand as a composer, receiving numerous commissions from choirs across the country. Most recently these have included The Hanson Institute for American Music (Eastman School of Music, Rochester, NY), Lyric Fest (Philadelphia, PA), Christchurch Cathedral (Cincinnati, OH), The Commonwealth Youthchoirs (Philadelphia, PA), The Chancel Choir (Lubbock, TX), The Association of Anglican Musicians (Hartford, CT), St. John’s Cathedral (Albuquerque, NM), St. Mary’s Episcopal Church (Newton, MA), Dumbarton Concerts (Washington, DC), Granite State Choral Society (Rochester, NH), and Shadyside Presbyterian Church (Pittsburgh, PA.)

REVIEW

“Unashamedly beautiful, Nicholas White’s choral music makes you think about the function of music and how a composer decides on the rightness of its design. White’s music never cloys. It is beautifully crafted, the manner of word-setting stemming very much from the English choral tradition… music that soothes more often than it challenges, while still stimulating the imagination as it nourishes the spirit.”

International Record Review ~ June 2007

When the Saints Go Marchin’ In, Nicholas White
Music of Nicholas White
12 pgs., 8.5" x 11"
Product #: SY722
$2.35 (minimum order of 4)
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This arrangement of When the Saints Go Marchin’ In by Nicholas White is a crowd-pleaser and fun to sing for special concerts or choral programs. The arrangement can be performed using the choral score (with keyboard accompaniment). We also offer optional instrumental parts for clarinet, bass, and drums; these spice up the arrangement further. When using the instrumental parts with the choral score we offer a Conductor Score as well.

TEXT

When the Saints Go Marchin’ In is a song that speaks of redemption and salvation and recalls the joy of the saints as they enter the gates of the Holy City, the new and eternal Jerusalem. “Blessed are they that do His commandments, that they may have right to the tree of life and may enter in through the gates into the city.” - Revelation 22:14

SCORES AVAILABLE

Click here to order the Choral Score
Click here to order the Conductor Score
Click here to order the Instrumental Parts

TEXT

Seeing the star, the wise men were overwhelmed with great joy;
and entering the dwelling, they offered to the Lord gold, frankincense, and myrrh.

PREVIEW

Get a sneak peak at the music of the Choral Score of When the Saints Go Marchin’ In by clicking here.

ABOUT THE COMPOSER

Nicholas White is a Grammy nominated composer and conductor, as well as a versatile organist, pianist and singer with experience in many different styles of music. In 2011, Nicholas was appointed to the post of Director of Chapel Music & Organist at St. Paul’s School, Concord, New Hampshire. In 2012 he became Chair of the Arts at the school. In 2013 he was appointed Music Director of The Boston Cecilia, one of America’s oldest and finest performing arts organizations.

Nicholas was born in London, England, and received his early musical training as a treble chorister. He held his first organist and choirmaster position at the age of fifteen, going on to become Organ Scholar of Clare College, Cambridge.  Since moving to the United States in 1989, Nicholas has held various positions in churches, colleges and schools. These include Washington National Cathedral, Washington, DC and St. Michael’s Church, New York City.

In 2003 Nicholas founded Tiffany Consort, an ensemble of eight accomplished singers. The group’s first CD, “O Magnum Mysterium” was nominated for a Grammy, and the second CD, “In Sure and Certain Hope: Choral Music of Nicholas White”, was released in December 2006. Both recordings are available on the MSR Classics label.

Dumbarton Concerts in Washington, DC commissioned White’s setting of Poe’s “The Raven” which was performed to great critical acclaim by The Raven Consort in 2013. Additionally, Nicholas recently completed a dramatic song cycle, “On Dreams Alone”, which has been in preparation for the last two decades. Nicholas is in high demand as a composer, receiving numerous commissions from choirs across the country. Most recently these have included The Hanson Institute for American Music (Eastman School of Music, Rochester, NY), Lyric Fest (Philadelphia, PA), Christchurch Cathedral (Cincinnati, OH), The Commonwealth Youthchoirs (Philadelphia, PA), The Chancel Choir (Lubbock, TX), The Association of Anglican Musicians (Hartford, CT), St. John’s Cathedral (Albuquerque, NM), St. Mary’s Episcopal Church (Newton, MA), Dumbarton Concerts (Washington, DC), Granite State Choral Society (Rochester, NH), and Shadyside Presbyterian Church (Pittsburgh, PA.)

REVIEW

“Unashamedly beautiful, Nicholas White’s choral music makes you think about the function of music and how a composer decides on the rightness of its design. White’s music never cloys. It is beautifully crafted, the manner of word-setting stemming very much from the English choral tradition… music that soothes more often than it challenges, while still stimulating the imagination as it nourishes the spirit.”

International Record Review ~ June 2007

Videntes Stellam, Nicholas White
Music of Nicholas White
4 pgs., 8.5" x 11"
Product #: SY721
$1.25 (minimum order of 4)
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Nicholas White’s new motet, Videntes Stellam, for Christmas/Epiphany, is a warm, luscious, and evocative setting of this traditional Latin text.

TEXT

Seeing the star, the wise men were overwhelmed with great joy;
and entering the dwelling, they offered to the Lord gold, frankincense, and myrrh.

PREVIEW

Get a sneak peak at the music of the Choral Score of here.

ABOUT THE COMPOSER

Nicholas White is a Grammy nominated composer and conductor, as well as a versatile organist, pianist and singer with experience in many different styles of music. In 2011, Nicholas was appointed to the post of Director of Chapel Music & Organist at St. Paul’s School, Concord, New Hampshire. In 2012 he became Chair of the Arts at the school. In 2013 he was appointed Music Director of The Boston Cecilia, one of America’s oldest and finest performing arts organizations.

Nicholas was born in London, England, and received his early musical training as a treble chorister. He held his first organist and choirmaster position at the age of fifteen, going on to become Organ Scholar of Clare College, Cambridge.  Since moving to the United States in 1989, Nicholas has held various positions in churches, colleges and schools. These include Washington National Cathedral, Washington, DC and St. Michael’s Church, New York City.

In 2003 Nicholas founded Tiffany Consort, an ensemble of eight accomplished singers. The group’s first CD, “O Magnum Mysterium” was nominated for a Grammy, and the second CD, “In Sure and Certain Hope: Choral Music of Nicholas White”, was released in December 2006. Both recordings are available on the MSR Classics label.

Dumbarton Concerts in Washington, DC commissioned White’s setting of Poe’s “The Raven” which was performed to great critical acclaim by The Raven Consort in 2013. Additionally, Nicholas recently completed a dramatic song cycle, “On Dreams Alone”, which has been in preparation for the last two decades. Nicholas is in high demand as a composer, receiving numerous commissions from choirs across the country. Most recently these have included The Hanson Institute for American Music (Eastman School of Music, Rochester, NY), Lyric Fest (Philadelphia, PA), Christchurch Cathedral (Cincinnati, OH), The Commonwealth Youthchoirs (Philadelphia, PA), The Chancel Choir (Lubbock, TX), The Association of Anglican Musicians (Hartford, CT), St. John’s Cathedral (Albuquerque, NM), St. Mary’s Episcopal Church (Newton, MA), Dumbarton Concerts (Washington, DC), Granite State Choral Society (Rochester, NH), and Shadyside Presbyterian Church (Pittsburgh, PA.)

REVIEW

“Unashamedly beautiful, Nicholas White’s choral music makes you think about the function of music and how a composer decides on the rightness of its design. White’s music never cloys. It is beautifully crafted, the manner of word-setting stemming very much from the English choral tradition… music that soothes more often than it challenges, while still stimulating the imagination as it nourishes the spirit.”

International Record Review ~ June 2007

They Cast Their Nets, Nicholas White
Music of Nicholas White
8 pgs., 8.5" x 11" (choral score)
Product #: SY718
$1.90 (minimum order of 4)
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Nicholas White’s new anthem, They Cast Their Nets, is scored for SATB (with divisi), oboe, violin, viola, cello, and keyboard and features two short solos for Baritone and Soprano.

SCORES AVAILABLE
Click here to order the Choral Score
Click here to order the Conductor Score
Click here to order the Instrumental Parts

TEXT

This anthem is based on Ephesians 2:14, Philippians 4:6-7, and Colossians 3:15.

They cast their nets in Galilee
just off the hills of brown;
such happy, simple fisherfolk,
before the Lord came down.

Contented, peaceful fishermen,
before they ever knew
the peace of God that filled their hearts
brimful, and broke them too.

Young John who trimmed the flapping sail,
homeless in Patmos died,
Peter, who hauled the teeming net,
head-down was crucified.

The peace of God, it is no peace,
but strife closed in the sod,
Yet let us pray for but one thing—
the marvelous peace of God.

PREVIEW

Get a sneak peak at the music of the Choral Score of They Cast Their Nets here.

ABOUT THE COMPOSER

Nicholas White is a Grammy nominated composer and conductor, as well as a versatile organist, pianist and singer with experience in many different styles of music. In 2011, Nicholas was appointed to the post of Director of Chapel Music & Organist at St. Paul’s School, Concord, New Hampshire. In 2012 he became Chair of the Arts at the school. In 2013 he was appointed Music Director of The Boston Cecilia, one of America’s oldest and finest performing arts organizations.

Nicholas was born in London, England, and received his early musical training as a treble chorister. He held his first organist and choirmaster position at the age of fifteen, going on to become Organ Scholar of Clare College, Cambridge.  Since moving to the United States in 1989, Nicholas has held various positions in churches, colleges and schools. These include Washington National Cathedral, Washington, DC and St. Michael’s Church, New York City.

In 2003 Nicholas founded Tiffany Consort, an ensemble of eight accomplished singers. The group’s first CD, “O Magnum Mysterium” was nominated for a Grammy, and the second CD, “In Sure and Certain Hope: Choral Music of Nicholas White”, was released in December 2006. Both recordings are available on the MSR Classics label.

Dumbarton Concerts in Washington, DC commissioned White’s setting of Poe’s “The Raven” which was performed to great critical acclaim by The Raven Consort in 2013. Additionally, Nicholas recently completed a dramatic song cycle, “On Dreams Alone”, which has been in preparation for the last two decades. Nicholas is in high demand as a composer, receiving numerous commissions from choirs across the country. Most recently these have included The Hanson Institute for American Music (Eastman School of Music, Rochester, NY), Lyric Fest (Philadelphia, PA), Christchurch Cathedral (Cincinnati, OH), The Commonwealth Youthchoirs (Philadelphia, PA), The Chancel Choir (Lubbock, TX), The Association of Anglican Musicians (Hartford, CT), St. John’s Cathedral (Albuquerque, NM), St. Mary’s Episcopal Church (Newton, MA), Dumbarton Concerts (Washington, DC), Granite State Choral Society (Rochester, NH), and Shadyside Presbyterian Church (Pittsburgh, PA.)

REVIEW

“Unashamedly beautiful, Nicholas White’s choral music makes you think about the function of music and how a composer decides on the rightness of its design. White’s music never cloys. It is beautifully crafted, the manner of word-setting stemming very much from the English choral tradition… music that soothes more often than it challenges, while still stimulating the imagination as it nourishes the spirit.”

International Record Review ~ June 2007

Holy Spirit, Nicholas White
Organ and SATB Choir
Music of Nicholas White
8 pgs., 8.5" x 11"
Product #: SY712
$1.90 (minimum order of 4)
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Nicholas White’s new anthem for SATB choir and organ, Holy Spirit, is a compelling and energetic setting of the traditional Latin hymn Veni Creator Spiritus.

TEXT

This anthem is perfect for Pentecost (Whitsunday), Confirmation, Ordination, and other occasions when the Holy Spirit is invoked.

PREVIEW

Get a sneak peak at the music here.

ABOUT THE COMPOSER

Nicholas White is a Grammy nominated composer and conductor, as well as a versatile organist, pianist and singer with experience in many different styles of music. In 2011, Nicholas was appointed to the post of Director of Chapel Music & Organist at St. Paul’s School, Concord, New Hampshire. In 2012 he became Chair of the Arts at the school. In 2013 he was appointed Music Director of The Boston Cecilia, one of America’s oldest and finest performing arts organizations.

Nicholas was born in London, England, and received his early musical training as a treble chorister. He held his first organist and choirmaster position at the age of fifteen, going on to become Organ Scholar of Clare College, Cambridge.  Since moving to the United States in 1989, Nicholas has held various positions in churches, colleges and schools. These include Washington National Cathedral, Washington, DC and St. Michael’s Church, New York City.

In 2003 Nicholas founded Tiffany Consort, an ensemble of eight accomplished singers. The group’s first CD, “O Magnum Mysterium” was nominated for a Grammy, and the second CD, “In Sure and Certain Hope: Choral Music of Nicholas White”, was released in December 2006. Both recordings are available on the MSR Classics label.

Dumbarton Concerts in Washington, DC commissioned White’s setting of Poe’s “The Raven” which was performed to great critical acclaim by The Raven Consort in 2013. Additionally, Nicholas recently completed a dramatic song cycle, “On Dreams Alone”, which has been in preparation for the last two decades. Nicholas is in high demand as a composer, receiving numerous commissions from choirs across the country. Most recently these have included The Hanson Institute for American Music (Eastman School of Music, Rochester, NY), Lyric Fest (Philadelphia, PA), Christchurch Cathedral (Cincinnati, OH), The Commonwealth Youthchoirs (Philadelphia, PA), The Chancel Choir (Lubbock, TX), The Association of Anglican Musicians (Hartford, CT), St. John’s Cathedral (Albuquerque, NM), St. Mary’s Episcopal Church (Newton, MA), Dumbarton Concerts (Washington, DC), Granite State Choral Society (Rochester, NH), and Shadyside Presbyterian Church (Pittsburgh, PA.)

REVIEW

“Unashamedly beautiful, Nicholas White’s choral music makes you think about the function of music and how a composer decides on the rightness of its design. White’s music never cloys. It is beautifully crafted, the manner of word-setting stemming very much from the English choral tradition… music that soothes more often than it challenges, while still stimulating the imagination as it nourishes the spirit.”

International Record Review ~ June 2007

His Unresisting Love, Nicholas White
SATB Chorus with Divisi, a capella Soprano and Tenor Solos
Music of Nicholas White
8 pgs., 8.5" x 11"
Product #: SY711
$1.90 (minimum order of 4)
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Choirs will enjoy this new Christmas anthem from Nicholas White.

TEXT

Many of our favorite English Christmas carols (e.g., Angels We Have Heard On High) intermingle familiar Latin phrases with English text. His Unresisting Love,follows this same tradition.

PREVIEW

Get a sneak peak at the music here.

ABOUT THE COMPOSER

Nicholas White is a Grammy nominated composer and conductor, as well as a versatile organist, pianist and singer with experience in many different styles of music. In 2011, Nicholas was appointed to the post of Director of Chapel Music & Organist at St. Paul’s School, Concord, New Hampshire. In 2012 he became Chair of the Arts at the school. In 2013 he was appointed Music Director of The Boston Cecilia, one of America’s oldest and finest performing arts organizations.

Nicholas was born in London, England, and received his early musical training as a treble chorister. He held his first organist and choirmaster position at the age of fifteen, going on to become Organ Scholar of Clare College, Cambridge.  Since moving to the United States in 1989, Nicholas has held various positions in churches, colleges and schools. These include Washington National Cathedral, Washington, DC and St. Michael’s Church, New York City.

In 2003 Nicholas founded Tiffany Consort, an ensemble of eight accomplished singers. The group’s first CD, “O Magnum Mysterium” was nominated for a Grammy, and the second CD, “In Sure and Certain Hope: Choral Music of Nicholas White”, was released in December 2006. Both recordings are available on the MSR Classics label.

Dumbarton Concerts in Washington, DC commissioned White’s setting of Poe’s “The Raven” which was performed to great critical acclaim by The Raven Consort in 2013. Additionally, Nicholas recently completed a dramatic song cycle, “On Dreams Alone”, which has been in preparation for the last two decades. Nicholas is in high demand as a composer, receiving numerous commissions from choirs across the country. Most recently these have included The Hanson Institute for American Music (Eastman School of Music, Rochester, NY), Lyric Fest (Philadelphia, PA), Christchurch Cathedral (Cincinnati, OH), The Commonwealth Youthchoirs (Philadelphia, PA), The Chancel Choir (Lubbock, TX), The Association of Anglican Musicians (Hartford, CT), St. John’s Cathedral (Albuquerque, NM), St. Mary’s Episcopal Church (Newton, MA), Dumbarton Concerts (Washington, DC), Granite State Choral Society (Rochester, NH), and Shadyside Presbyterian Church (Pittsburgh, PA.)

REVIEW

“Unashamedly beautiful, Nicholas White’s choral music makes you think about the function of music and how a composer decides on the rightness of its design. White’s music never cloys. It is beautifully crafted, the manner of word-setting stemming very much from the English choral tradition… music that soothes more often than it challenges, while still stimulating the imagination as it nourishes the spirit.”

International Record Review ~ June 2007

God’s Dream, Nicholas White
SATB a capella with divisi
Music of Nicholas White
8 pgs., 8.5" x 11"
Product #: SY710
$1.90 (minimum order of 4)
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The serious choral scholar will enjoy the challenge of this new anthem of Nicholas White—God’s Dream.

PREVIEW

Get a sneak peak at the music here.

ABOUT THE COMPOSER

Nicholas White is a Grammy nominated composer and conductor, as well as a versatile organist, pianist and singer with experience in many different styles of music. In 2011, Nicholas was appointed to the post of Director of Chapel Music & Organist at St. Paul’s School, Concord, New Hampshire. In 2012 he became Chair of the Arts at the school. In 2013 he was appointed Music Director of The Boston Cecilia, one of America’s oldest and finest performing arts organizations.

Nicholas was born in London, England, and received his early musical training as a treble chorister. He held his first organist and choirmaster position at the age of fifteen, going on to become Organ Scholar of Clare College, Cambridge.  Since moving to the United States in 1989, Nicholas has held various positions in churches, colleges and schools. These include Washington National Cathedral, Washington, DC and St. Michael’s Church, New York City.

In 2003 Nicholas founded Tiffany Consort, an ensemble of eight accomplished singers. The group’s first CD, “O Magnum Mysterium” was nominated for a Grammy, and the second CD, “In Sure and Certain Hope: Choral Music of Nicholas White”, was released in December 2006. Both recordings are available on the MSR Classics label.

Dumbarton Concerts in Washington, DC commissioned White’s setting of Poe’s “The Raven” which was performed to great critical acclaim by The Raven Consort in 2013. Additionally, Nicholas recently completed a dramatic song cycle, “On Dreams Alone”, which has been in preparation for the last two decades. Nicholas is in high demand as a composer, receiving numerous commissions from choirs across the country. Most recently these have included The Hanson Institute for American Music (Eastman School of Music, Rochester, NY), Lyric Fest (Philadelphia, PA), Christchurch Cathedral (Cincinnati, OH), The Commonwealth Youthchoirs (Philadelphia, PA), The Chancel Choir (Lubbock, TX), The Association of Anglican Musicians (Hartford, CT), St. John’s Cathedral (Albuquerque, NM), St. Mary’s Episcopal Church (Newton, MA), Dumbarton Concerts (Washington, DC), Granite State Choral Society (Rochester, NH), and Shadyside Presbyterian Church (Pittsburgh, PA.)

REVIEW

“Unashamedly beautiful, Nicholas White’s choral music makes you think about the function of music and how a composer decides on the rightness of its design. White’s music never cloys. It is beautifully crafted, the manner of word-setting stemming very much from the English choral tradition… music that soothes more often than it challenges, while still stimulating the imagination as it nourishes the spirit.”

International Record Review ~ June 2007

May God Be Merciful To Us And Bless Us, Nicholas White
SATB Choir, Divisi, with Organ
Music of Nicholas White
8 pgs., 8.5" x 11"
Product #: SY716
$1.90 (minimum order of 4)
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Nicholas White sets this text from Psalm 67 for SATB (divisi) and Organ in a fresh and exciting way. This electrifying setting of May God be merciful to us and bless us is appropriate for any festival Sunday or occasion of praise! This Psalm text is also used frequently at weddings.

TEXT

May God be merciful to us and bless us,
show the light of his countenance and come to us.
Let your ways be known upon earth,
your saving health among the nations.
Let the peoples praise you, O God;
let all the peoples praise you.
Let the nations be glad and sing for joy,
for you judge the peoples with equity
and guide all the nations upon earth.
The earth has brought forth her increase;
may God, our own God, give us his blessing,
and may all the ends of the earth stand in awe of him.

-Psalm 67

PREVIEW

Get a sneak peak at the music here.

ABOUT THE COMPOSER

Nicholas White is a Grammy nominated composer and conductor, as well as a versatile organist, pianist and singer with experience in many different styles of music. In 2011, Nicholas was appointed to the post of Director of Chapel Music & Organist at St. Paul’s School, Concord, New Hampshire. In 2012 he became Chair of the Arts at the school. In 2013 he was appointed Music Director of The Boston Cecilia, one of America’s oldest and finest performing arts organizations.

Nicholas was born in London, England, and received his early musical training as a treble chorister. He held his first organist and choirmaster position at the age of fifteen, going on to become Organ Scholar of Clare College, Cambridge.  Since moving to the United States in 1989, Nicholas has held various positions in churches, colleges and schools. These include Washington National Cathedral, Washington, DC and St. Michael’s Church, New York City.

In 2003 Nicholas founded Tiffany Consort, an ensemble of eight accomplished singers. The group’s first CD, “O Magnum Mysterium” was nominated for a Grammy, and the second CD, “In Sure and Certain Hope: Choral Music of Nicholas White”, was released in December 2006. Both recordings are available on the MSR Classics label.

Dumbarton Concerts in Washington, DC commissioned White’s setting of Poe’s “The Raven” which was performed to great critical acclaim by The Raven Consort in 2013. Additionally, Nicholas recently completed a dramatic song cycle, “On Dreams Alone”, which has been in preparation for the last two decades. Nicholas is in high demand as a composer, receiving numerous commissions from choirs across the country. Most recently these have included The Hanson Institute for American Music (Eastman School of Music, Rochester, NY), Lyric Fest (Philadelphia, PA), Christchurch Cathedral (Cincinnati, OH), The Commonwealth Youthchoirs (Philadelphia, PA), The Chancel Choir (Lubbock, TX), The Association of Anglican Musicians (Hartford, CT), St. John’s Cathedral (Albuquerque, NM), St. Mary’s Episcopal Church (Newton, MA), Dumbarton Concerts (Washington, DC), Granite State Choral Society (Rochester, NH), and Shadyside Presbyterian Church (Pittsburgh, PA.)

REVIEW

“Unashamedly beautiful, Nicholas White’s choral music makes you think about the function of music and how a composer decides on the rightness of its design. White’s music never cloys. It is beautifully crafted, the manner of word-setting stemming very much from the English choral tradition… music that soothes more often than it challenges, while still stimulating the imagination as it nourishes the spirit.”

International Record Review ~ June 2007

Clap Your Hands, All Ye Peoples, Nicholas White
SATB Choir, Divisi, with Sop. Semichorus, and Organ
Music of Nicholas White
8 pgs., 8.5" x 11"
Product #: SY708
$1.90 (minimum order of 4)
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Clap Your Hands, All Ye Peoples, by composer Nicholas White, is a festive Psalm setting for choir and organ.

TEXT

The words of Psalm 47:1-6 come to life with the rhythmic drive of this musical setting.

PREVIEW

Get a sneak peak at the music here.

ABOUT THE COMPOSER

Nicholas White is a Grammy nominated composer and conductor, as well as a versatile organist, pianist and singer with experience in many different styles of music. In 2011, Nicholas was appointed to the post of Director of Chapel Music & Organist at St. Paul’s School, Concord, New Hampshire. In 2012 he became Chair of the Arts at the school. In 2013 he was appointed Music Director of The Boston Cecilia, one of America’s oldest and finest performing arts organizations.

Nicholas was born in London, England, and received his early musical training as a treble chorister. He held his first organist and choirmaster position at the age of fifteen, going on to become Organ Scholar of Clare College, Cambridge.  Since moving to the United States in 1989, Nicholas has held various positions in churches, colleges and schools. These include Washington National Cathedral, Washington, DC and St. Michael’s Church, New York City.

In 2003 Nicholas founded Tiffany Consort, an ensemble of eight accomplished singers. The group’s first CD, “O Magnum Mysterium” was nominated for a Grammy, and the second CD, “In Sure and Certain Hope: Choral Music of Nicholas White”, was released in December 2006. Both recordings are available on the MSR Classics label.

Dumbarton Concerts in Washington, DC commissioned White’s setting of Poe’s “The Raven” which was performed to great critical acclaim by The Raven Consort in 2013. Additionally, Nicholas recently completed a dramatic song cycle, “On Dreams Alone”, which has been in preparation for the last two decades. Nicholas is in high demand as a composer, receiving numerous commissions from choirs across the country. Most recently these have included The Hanson Institute for American Music (Eastman School of Music, Rochester, NY), Lyric Fest (Philadelphia, PA), Christchurch Cathedral (Cincinnati, OH), The Commonwealth Youthchoirs (Philadelphia, PA), The Chancel Choir (Lubbock, TX), The Association of Anglican Musicians (Hartford, CT), St. John’s Cathedral (Albuquerque, NM), St. Mary’s Episcopal Church (Newton, MA), Dumbarton Concerts (Washington, DC), Granite State Choral Society (Rochester, NH), and Shadyside Presbyterian Church (Pittsburgh, PA.)

REVIEW

“Unashamedly beautiful, Nicholas White’s choral music makes you think about the function of music and how a composer decides on the rightness of its design. White’s music never cloys. It is beautifully crafted, the manner of word-setting stemming very much from the English choral tradition… music that soothes more often than it challenges, while still stimulating the imagination as it nourishes the spirit.”

International Record Review ~ June 2007

For Every Storm a Rainbow, Nicholas White
SATB Choir, Divisi, Soloists, and Organ
Music of Nicholas White
8 pgs., 8.5" x 11"
Product #: SY709
$1.90 (minimum order of 4)
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Nicholas White reveals himself as the master of melody in this choral and organ setting of the traditional Irish prayer, For Every Storm a Rainbow. Choirs will enjoy adding this music to their repertoire.

TEXT

The text is a Traditional Irish Blessing.

For every storm, a rainbow,
For every tear, a smile,
For every care, a promise,
And a blessing in each trial.
For every problem life sends,
A faithful friend to share,
For every sigh, a sweet song,
And an answer for each prayer.

PREVIEW

Get a sneak peak at the music here.

ABOUT THE COMPOSER

Nicholas White is a Grammy nominated composer and conductor, as well as a versatile organist, pianist and singer with experience in many different styles of music. In 2011, Nicholas was appointed to the post of Director of Chapel Music & Organist at St. Paul’s School, Concord, New Hampshire. In 2012 he became Chair of the Arts at the school. In 2013 he was appointed Music Director of The Boston Cecilia, one of America’s oldest and finest performing arts organizations.

Nicholas was born in London, England, and received his early musical training as a treble chorister. He held his first organist and choirmaster position at the age of fifteen, going on to become Organ Scholar of Clare College, Cambridge.  Since moving to the United States in 1989, Nicholas has held various positions in churches, colleges and schools. These include Washington National Cathedral, Washington, DC and St. Michael’s Church, New York City.

In 2003 Nicholas founded Tiffany Consort, an ensemble of eight accomplished singers. The group’s first CD, “O Magnum Mysterium” was nominated for a Grammy, and the second CD, “In Sure and Certain Hope: Choral Music of Nicholas White”, was released in December 2006. Both recordings are available on the MSR Classics label.

Dumbarton Concerts in Washington, DC commissioned White’s setting of Poe’s “The Raven” which was performed to great critical acclaim by The Raven Consort in 2013. Additionally, Nicholas recently completed a dramatic song cycle, “On Dreams Alone”, which has been in preparation for the last two decades. Nicholas is in high demand as a composer, receiving numerous commissions from choirs across the country. Most recently these have included The Hanson Institute for American Music (Eastman School of Music, Rochester, NY), Lyric Fest (Philadelphia, PA), Christchurch Cathedral (Cincinnati, OH), The Commonwealth Youthchoirs (Philadelphia, PA), The Chancel Choir (Lubbock, TX), The Association of Anglican Musicians (Hartford, CT), St. John’s Cathedral (Albuquerque, NM), St. Mary’s Episcopal Church (Newton, MA), Dumbarton Concerts (Washington, DC), Granite State Choral Society (Rochester, NH), and Shadyside Presbyterian Church (Pittsburgh, PA.)

REVIEW

“Unashamedly beautiful, Nicholas White’s choral music makes you think about the function of music and how a composer decides on the rightness of its design. White’s music never cloys. It is beautifully crafted, the manner of word-setting stemming very much from the English choral tradition… music that soothes more often than it challenges, while still stimulating the imagination as it nourishes the spirit.”

International Record Review ~ June 2007

An Irish Blessing, Nicholas White
SATB Choir with keyboard
Music of Nicholas White
4 pgs., 8.5 " x 11"
Product #: SY707
$1.50 (minimum order of 4)
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Nicholas White sets this beloved prayer, a Traditional Irish Blessing, to music that will warm your soul.

TEXT

May the road rise up to meet you.
May the wind be always at your back.
May the sun shine warm upon your face,
and the rains fall soft upon your fields.
And until we meet again,
may God hold you in the palm of His hand.

PREVIEW

The music can be sung by SATB choir with keyboard, or it may be sung in unison. Get a sneak peak at the music here.

ABOUT THE COMPOSER

Nicholas White is a Grammy nominated composer and conductor, as well as a versatile organist, pianist and singer with experience in many different styles of music. In 2011, Nicholas was appointed to the post of Director of Chapel Music & Organist at St. Paul’s School, Concord, New Hampshire. In 2012 he became Chair of the Arts at the school. In 2013 he was appointed Music Director of The Boston Cecilia, one of America’s oldest and finest performing arts organizations.

Nicholas was born in London, England, and received his early musical training as a treble chorister. He held his first organist and choirmaster position at the age of fifteen, going on to become Organ Scholar of Clare College, Cambridge.  Since moving to the United States in 1989, Nicholas has held various positions in churches, colleges and schools. These include Washington National Cathedral, Washington, DC and St. Michael’s Church, New York City.

In 2003 Nicholas founded Tiffany Consort, an ensemble of eight accomplished singers. The group’s first CD, “O Magnum Mysterium” was nominated for a Grammy, and the second CD, “In Sure and Certain Hope: Choral Music of Nicholas White”, was released in December 2006. Both recordings are available on the MSR Classics label.

Dumbarton Concerts in Washington, DC commissioned White’s setting of Poe’s “The Raven” which was performed to great critical acclaim by The Raven Consort in 2013. Additionally, Nicholas recently completed a dramatic song cycle, “On Dreams Alone”, which has been in preparation for the last two decades. Nicholas is in high demand as a composer, receiving numerous commissions from choirs across the country. Most recently these have included The Hanson Institute for American Music (Eastman School of Music, Rochester, NY), Lyric Fest (Philadelphia, PA), Christchurch Cathedral (Cincinnati, OH), The Commonwealth Youthchoirs (Philadelphia, PA), The Chancel Choir (Lubbock, TX), The Association of Anglican Musicians (Hartford, CT), St. John’s Cathedral (Albuquerque, NM), St. Mary’s Episcopal Church (Newton, MA), Dumbarton Concerts (Washington, DC), Granite State Choral Society (Rochester, NH), and Shadyside Presbyterian Church (Pittsburgh, PA.)

REVIEW

“Unashamedly beautiful, Nicholas White’s choral music makes you think about the function of music and how a composer decides on the rightness of its design. White’s music never cloys. It is beautifully crafted, the manner of word-setting stemming very much from the English choral tradition… music that soothes more often than it challenges, while still stimulating the imagination as it nourishes the spirit.”

International Record Review ~ June 2007

Lent Prose, Nicholas White
Lenten Anthem
Music of Nicholas White
4 pgs., 8.5" x 11"
Product #: SY713
$1.50 (minimum order of 4)
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Nicholas White provides choirs elegant simplicity and meditative wonder with this English anthem for Lent based on the ancient Lenten chant Attende Domine et miserere.

PREVIEW

Get a sneak peak at the music here.

ABOUT THE COMPOSER

Nicholas White is a Grammy nominated composer and conductor, as well as a versatile organist, pianist and singer with experience in many different styles of music. In 2011, Nicholas was appointed to the post of Director of Chapel Music & Organist at St. Paul’s School, Concord, New Hampshire. In 2012 he became Chair of the Arts at the school. In 2013 he was appointed Music Director of The Boston Cecilia, one of America’s oldest and finest performing arts organizations.

Nicholas was born in London, England, and received his early musical training as a treble chorister. He held his first organist and choirmaster position at the age of fifteen, going on to become Organ Scholar of Clare College, Cambridge.  Since moving to the United States in 1989, Nicholas has held various positions in churches, colleges and schools. These include Washington National Cathedral, Washington, DC and St. Michael’s Church, New York City.

In 2003 Nicholas founded Tiffany Consort, an ensemble of eight accomplished singers. The group’s first CD, “O Magnum Mysterium” was nominated for a Grammy, and the second CD, “In Sure and Certain Hope: Choral Music of Nicholas White”, was released in December 2006. Both recordings are available on the MSR Classics label.

Dumbarton Concerts in Washington, DC commissioned White’s setting of Poe’s “The Raven” which was performed to great critical acclaim by The Raven Consort in 2013. Additionally, Nicholas recently completed a dramatic song cycle, “On Dreams Alone”, which has been in preparation for the last two decades. Nicholas is in high demand as a composer, receiving numerous commissions from choirs across the country. Most recently these have included The Hanson Institute for American Music (Eastman School of Music, Rochester, NY), Lyric Fest (Philadelphia, PA), Christchurch Cathedral (Cincinnati, OH), The Commonwealth Youthchoirs (Philadelphia, PA), The Chancel Choir (Lubbock, TX), The Association of Anglican Musicians (Hartford, CT), St. John’s Cathedral (Albuquerque, NM), St. Mary’s Episcopal Church (Newton, MA), Dumbarton Concerts (Washington, DC), Granite State Choral Society (Rochester, NH), and Shadyside Presbyterian Church (Pittsburgh, PA.)

REVIEW

“Unashamedly beautiful, Nicholas White’s choral music makes you think about the function of music and how a composer decides on the rightness of its design. White’s music never cloys. It is beautifully crafted, the manner of word-setting stemming very much from the English choral tradition… music that soothes more often than it challenges, while still stimulating the imagination as it nourishes the spirit.”

International Record Review ~ June 2007

Magnificat & Nunc Dimittis for Treble Voices
Canticle of Mary & Canticle of Simeon
Music of Nicholas White
12 pgs., 8.5" x 11"
Product #: SY714
$2.35 (minimum order of 4)
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Nicholas White knows how to write beautiful liturgical music. Here is the proof!

This setting of the Magnificat (Canticle of Mary) & Nunc Dimittis (Canticle of Simeon) is a favourite for treble choirs.

SCORES AVAILABLE


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DEDICATION

Dedicated to Dr. Douglas Major and the esteemed Boys Choir of Washington National Cathedral, this music was written when Dr. Major, Organist/Choirmaster and Mr. Nicholas White, Assistant Organist/Choirmaster, governed the prestigious choir of Washington National Cathedral.

LISTEN HERE

The melodies touch the heart and soar to heaven. Just listen…



Make sure you add this great composition to your choir’s repertoire.


PREVIEW

Get a sneak peak at the music here.

ABOUT THE COMPOSER

Nicholas White is a Grammy nominated composer and conductor, as well as a versatile organist, pianist and singer with experience in many different styles of music. In 2011, Nicholas was appointed to the post of Director of Chapel Music & Organist at St. Paul’s School, Concord, New Hampshire. In 2012 he became Chair of the Arts at the school. In 2013 he was appointed Music Director of The Boston Cecilia, one of America’s oldest and finest performing arts organizations.

Nicholas was born in London, England, and received his early musical training as a treble chorister. He held his first organist and choirmaster position at the age of fifteen, going on to become Organ Scholar of Clare College, Cambridge.  Since moving to the United States in 1989, Nicholas has held various positions in churches, colleges and schools. These include Washington National Cathedral, Washington, DC and St. Michael’s Church, New York City.

In 2003 Nicholas founded Tiffany Consort, an ensemble of eight accomplished singers. The group’s first CD, “O Magnum Mysterium” was nominated for a Grammy, and the second CD, “In Sure and Certain Hope: Choral Music of Nicholas White”, was released in December 2006. Both recordings are available on the MSR Classics label.

Dumbarton Concerts in Washington, DC commissioned White’s setting of Poe’s “The Raven” which was performed to great critical acclaim by The Raven Consort in 2013. Additionally, Nicholas recently completed a dramatic song cycle, “On Dreams Alone”, which has been in preparation for the last two decades. Nicholas is in high demand as a composer, receiving numerous commissions from choirs across the country. Most recently these have included The Hanson Institute for American Music (Eastman School of Music, Rochester, NY), Lyric Fest (Philadelphia, PA), Christchurch Cathedral (Cincinnati, OH), The Commonwealth Youthchoirs (Philadelphia, PA), The Chancel Choir (Lubbock, TX), The Association of Anglican Musicians (Hartford, CT), St. John’s Cathedral (Albuquerque, NM), St. Mary’s Episcopal Church (Newton, MA), Dumbarton Concerts (Washington, DC), Granite State Choral Society (Rochester, NH), and Shadyside Presbyterian Church (Pittsburgh, PA.)

REVIEW

“Unashamedly beautiful, Nicholas White’s choral music makes you think about the function of music and how a composer decides on the rightness of its design. White’s music never cloys. It is beautifully crafted, the manner of word-setting stemming very much from the English choral tradition… music that soothes more often than it challenges, while still stimulating the imagination as it nourishes the spirit.”

International Record Review ~ June 2007

Mass Card - Mother’s Day Triduum of Masses
Mass Card for Mother's Day
Canons Regular of St. John Cantius
Full Color
Product #: SY001
$3.00
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Each year, for Mother’s Day, the Canons Regular of St. John Cantius in Chicago offer three Latin Masses (1962 Missale Romanum) for all those enrolled in our Mother’s Day Triduum of Masses.

After purchasing this Mass Card for the Mother’s Day Triduum you will be sent our Mother’s Day card with a matching envelope.

You will also receive a Reply Envelope on which you will write down all of your intentions for these three Masses and in which you will send us your tax-deductible contribution for offering these three Masses. You must complete the reply envelope and return it to us

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Treasury of the Church: Gregorian Chant
4 DVD's. Now you can learn to read & sing Gregorian Chant.
Fr. Eduard Perrone
13 episodes on 4 DVDs.
Product #: SY706
$50.00
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Available Products

1) DVDs: Treasury of the Church: Gregorian Chant (DVD series)
2) Book: Chants of the Church (Book used in conjunction with the series)
3) DVDs & Book: Treasury of the Church & Chants of the Church (DVD series and Book combo offer)

The esteemed church musician, Fr. Eduard Perrone, Pastor of Detroit’s Assumption Grotto Parish, guides us through an introduction to Gregorian Chant. The 13 episode series is available to you in this 4 DVD set.

To get a taste of what you get in the 13 episodes, enjoy episode 1 here:


Fr. Perrone explains here the basics of Gregorian Chant:


EPISODES:
1. Chant Technique
2. Rhythm, Notes and Latin Pronunciation
3. Rhythm
4. The Authentic Modes
5. The Plagal Modes
6. Rhythm: Part II
7. Ictus Point and Counting
8. Proper Conducting
9. Notation and Rhythm
10. Chanting Basics
11. Syllabic Chant
12. Psalm Tones
13. Salve Regina

Fr. Eduard Perrone

Ordained a priest for the Archdiocese of Detroit in 1978, he is pastor of Assumption Grotto Church in Detroit, a parish which contains an outdoor grotto of our Lady of Lourdes. Father Perrone has a degree in music composition, and a master’s degree in Theology. He is considered a world-class pianist and expert on sacred music. Besides his pastoral work, he often gives talks to special groups and directs the parish choir in some of the great choral and orchestral Masses of the Church’s heritage. He is a founder and spiritual director of Call to Holiness, Inc., the Saint Joseph Secular Discalced Carmelite Community and the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Carmelite Community, in Detroit. He has been pastor of the Assumption Grotto Church since 1994.

Liber Brevior & Holy Week Gregorian Chant
Special Combo
Benedictine Monastery of Solesmes
Black hard-cover books, 7.5” x 4.87”, ribbon marker, rubrics in English
Product #: SY705
$42.50
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Get two great Gregorian Chant books with this special offer.  This combo offers you the Liber Brevior and Liber Hebdomadae Sanctae Cantus Gregoriani (Holy Week Gregorian Chant)

Liber Hebdomadae Sanctae Cantus Gregoriani




A companion to the Gregorian Chant book, the Liber Brevior, the Liber Hebdomadae Sanctae Cantus Gregoriani, is your companion for Holy Week. 

The most important week for any Catholic is Holy Week. During that time, the Church wants us to reflect upon one of the greatest mysteries of our faith: the passion and death of our Blessed Lord. The Church, over the centuries, has assembled some of the greatest prayers and ceremonies to commemorate this great act of love of Jesus. These prayers and ceremonies are all accompanied by beautiful psalm tones and sublime Gregorian chant that normally are only heard during that mournful week. The recently reprinted Liber Brevior was based on the original 1954 edition, and did not include the restored Pius XII Holy Week ceremonies and offices.

This Gregorian Chant Holy Week Book has been printed just for Holy Week, and includes all the chants and melodies for all the offices, ceremonies and Masses of that week. Indeed it can be argued it is difficult to restore the traditional sense of Holy Week on the parish level today, but this book will help bring back the sense of the sacred to that week, if properly implemented and used by those in charge conducting Holy Week services.

The new Gregorian Chant Holy Week Book was made by taking out those parts from the 1962 Liber Usualis that pertain to the entire week, beginning with the restored Palm Sunday ceremonies up to and including the Easter Vigil. Thus, parishes with those interested in doing the offices of the Sacred Triduum, for example, can find this book most valuable in singing those offices on the last 3 days of Holy Week. And all the other sung ceremonies can be found in this book as well. For choirs on the parish level, we believe this book of 251 pages is smaller, more useful and more affordable for Holy Week, than the larger and bulkier Liber Usualis.

Sewn bound hard cover makes this book durable for a long life. One ribbon marker was inserted in the book as a speedy reference locator. All the music is in Gregorian notation with the rubrics in English.

Liber Brevior




This beautiful edition of the 1954 Liber Brevior,includes the entireKyriale, all the liturgical chant propers for all Sundays, Commons and Feasts, plus Sunday Compline and Vespers as well as the Requiem and Burial liturgies.. Additional chants are included in honor of the Blessed Sacrament and the Virgin Mary and more. Special chants for the liturgical seasons are included as well. This excllent edition includes also a supplement with five Masses that were not included in the 1954 edition – St. Joseph the Worker, the Queenship of Mary, St. Pius X, the North American Martyrs & Our Lady of Guadalupe.  And we updated the moveable feast chart that goes up to the year 2041.

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(Sample page from the Liber Brevior)

This edition of the Liber Brevior works perfectly for the celebration of the Extraordinary Form (1962 Missal) and will only miss a few proper settings for saints canonized between 1954 and 1962, such as St. Martin de Porres. For those parishes who celebrate the Holy Week services according to the 1962 Missale Romanum, using the 1954 edition of the Liber Brevior will require careful consultation with the Missal as there were some liturgical modifications in those years.

Small choirs will be pleased to see that the Liber Brevior includes easier Psalm-tone settings for Graduals, Alleluias and Tracts in an appendix in the back of the book.

(Sample page of the simplified psalm-tone settings of the Graduals, Alleluias, etc. in the appendix.)

Unlike the Liber Usualis the Liber Brevior does not include the text of the Orations, Epistles and Gospels sung by the Priest at High Mass. Thus the Liber Brevior has fewer pages, a mere 800.

Liber Hebdomadae Sanctae Cantus Gregoriani
Holy Week Gregorian Chant
251 pages, 5 x 7 inches, Hardback Black Cover, Gold Embossed Title, Ribbon Marker, Rubrics in English
Product #: SY704
$15.95
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A companion to the Gregorian Chant book, the Liber Brevior, the Liber Hebdomadae Sanctae Cantus Gregoriani, is your companion for Holy Week.  When purchasing these items together, you may save by ordering our special combo offer.

The most important week for any Catholic is Holy Week. During that time, the Church wants us to reflect upon one of the greatest mysteries of our faith: the passion and death of our Blessed Lord. The Church, over the centuries, has assembled some of the greatest prayers and ceremonies to commemorate this great act of love of Jesus. These prayers and ceremonies are all accompanied by beautiful psalm tones and sublime Gregorian chant that normally are only heard during that mournful week. The recently reprinted Liber Brevior was based on the original 1954 edition, and did not include the restored Pius XII Holy Week ceremonies and offices.

This Gregorian Chant Holy Week Book has been printed just for Holy Week, and includes all the chants and melodies for all the offices, ceremonies and Masses of that week. Indeed it can be argued it is difficult to restore the traditional sense of Holy Week on the parish level today, but this book will help bring back the sense of the sacred to that week, if properly implemented and used by those in charge conducting Holy Week services.

The new Gregorian Chant Holy Week Book was made by taking out those parts from the 1962 Liber Usualis that pertain to the entire week, beginning with the restored Palm Sunday ceremonies up to and including the Easter Vigil. Thus, parishes with those interested in doing the offices of the Sacred Triduum, for example, can find this book most valuable in singing those offices on the last 3 days of Holy Week. And all the other sung ceremonies can be found in this book as well. For choirs on the parish level, we believe this book of 251 pages is smaller, more useful and more affordable for Holy Week, than the larger and bulkier Liber Usualis.

Sewn bound hard cover makes this book durable for a long life. One ribbon marker was inserted in the book as a speedy reference locator. All the music is in Gregorian notation with the rubrics in English.

The Traditional Rosary - 3 Audio CDs
15 Mysteries of the Rosary, popular devotions, prayers and music in honor of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Canons Regular of St. John Cantius
3 Audio CDs
Product #: SY380
$15.00
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Order 2 or more sets for $12.50 each…

1 O Queen of the Holy Rosary, Mainzer Gesangbuch, (c. 1833)
2 Introductory Rosary Prayers
3 1st Joyful Mystery - Annunciation
4 Alma Redemptoris Mater, Gregorian Chant
5 2nd Joyful Mystery - Visitation
6 Beatám me dicent - Magnificat, Gregorian Chant
7 3rd Joyful Mystery - Nativity
8 Ave Verum, Op. 15, Louis Vierne (1870-1937)
9 4th Joyful Mystery - Presentation
10 Ave Maria, J. S. Bach (1685-1750), Arr. Charles Gounod (1818-1893)
11 5th Joyful Mystery - Finding the Christ Child in the Temple
12 Maria Mater Gratiae, Op. 47, No. 2, Gabriel Faure (1845-1924)
13 Concluding Rosary Prayers
14 Memorare (“Remember, O most gracious Virgin Mary”)
15 Salutation to Our Lady of St. Francis of Assisi
16 Morning Offering to Our Lady of Mt. Carmel
17 Daily, daily, sing to Mary, Trier Gesangbuch (c. 1695)

1 Salve Regina, Gregorian Chant
2 Introductory Rosary Prayers
3 1st Sorrowful Mystery - Agony in the Garden
4 Stabat Mater, Gregorian Chant
5 2nd Sorrowful Mystery - Scourging at the Pillar
6 Ave Maris Stella, Op. 2, No. 3, Edward Elgar (1857-1934)
7 3rd Sorrowful Mystery - Crowning with Thorns
8 Ave Maria, Giulio Caccini (1551 –1618), Arr. Rev. S. Haynes, SJC (b. 1971)
9 4th Sorrowful Mystery - Carrying of the Cross
10 Salve Mater, Gregorian Chant
11 5th Sorrowful Mystery - Crucifixion and Death of Our Lord
12 Ave Maria, WoO 7 no. 1, Josef Rheinberger (1839-1901)
13 Concluding Rosary Prayers
14 Lovely Lady dressed in blue
15 Litany of Loreto
16 Marian Prayer for Conversion of America
17 Sub Tuum (“We fly to thy patronage, O Holy Mother of God”)
18 Dedication of the Family to Mary
19 O Sanctissima, Sicilian Melody (c. 1794)

1 Hail Holy Queen, Arr. Rev. Scott Haynes, SJC (b. 1971)
2 Introductory Rosary Prayers
3 1st Glorious Mystery - The Resurrection
4 Be joyful Mary, Heavenly Queen, Arr. Rev. Scott Haynes, SJC (b. 1971)
5 2nd Glorious Mystery - The Ascension
6 Ave Maria, Op. 2, No. 2, Edward Elgar (1857-1934)
7 3rd Glorious Mystery – Descent of the Holy Ghost
8 Regina Caeli, Gregorian Chant
9 4th Glorious Mystery - The Assumption of our Lady
10 Ave Regina Caelorum, Gregorian Chant
11 5th Glorious Mystery - The Coronation of our Lady
12 Ave Regina Caelorum, Op. 171, No. 6, Josef Rheinberger (1839-1901)
13 Concluding Rosary Prayers
14 Ave Maria, Luigi Cherubini (1760-1842)
15 Angelus (“The Angel of the Lord declared unto Mary”)
16 Regina Caeli (“Queen of Heaven Rejoice! Alleluia”)
17 Prayer to Our Lady of St. Germanus
18 Immaculate Mary, Arr. Rev. Scott Haynes, SJC (b. 1971)

Click here to download the texts and translations used on “The Traditional Rosary,” as well an instruction on how to pray the Rosary.

CD - Miserere
Music for Holy Week from Saint John Cantius
The Saint Cecilia Choir of St. John Cantius Church
Music CD with accompanying booklet (20 pp). Texts are given in both Latin and English. Commentary is also included.
Product #: SY400
$15.00
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This recording, which presents the emotional depth and variety of music for this important liturgical season, traces the six major services of Holy Week, from Palm Sunday to Easter Sunday.

We are happy to offer the music CD, MISERERE: Music for Holy Week from St. John Cantius, at the very low price of $15.00 (USD), plus shipping and handling charges.


  1. Ingrediente Domino - Malcolm (1:52)
  2. Lamentations of Jeremiah - Guerrero (8:30) Listen to Sample (mp3 - 511 kb)
  3. Amicis meus - Victoria (2:31)
  4. Lamentations of Jeremiah - Chant (4:13) Listen to Sample  (mp3 - 717 kb)
  5. Seniores populi - Victoria (3:53)
  6. Miserere - Allegri (9:16) Listen to Sample (mp3 - 540 kb)
  7. Ubi Caritas - Raminsh (5:52)
  8. St. John Passion - Chant/Lassus (15:37) Listen to Sample (mp3 - 753 kb)
  9. Timor et tremor - Lassus (3:39)
  10. Tenebrae Factae Sunt - Poulenc (4:28) Listen to Sample
  11. Dum Transisset Sabbatum - Taverner (6:33)
  12. Cantate Domino canticum novum - Shütz (3:10) Listen to Sample (mp3 - 506 kb)  »
  13. Ascendens Christus in altum - Victoria (6:05)

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Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis Set to Tones VIII & III, Healey Willan
SATB Choir, Organ
Healey Willan Society
12 pgs., letter booklet, 8.5" x 11"
Product #: SY703
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This is a fine liturgical setting of the Canticle of the Blessed Virgin Mary and of the Canticle of Simeon by the Dean of Canadian Composers, Healey Willan. Written for SATB Choir and organ, the composition has verses in chant and fauxbourdon verses for SATB Choir.


Healey Willan Society

To continue the work of promoting the music of Healey Willan, Mary Willan Mason, Healey Willan’s daughter, has bestowed upon Rev. Scott A. Haynes, SJC, a priest of the Canons Regular of St. John Cantius in Chicago, the responsibility of being the Trustee of the Estate of Healey Willan. To this end, the Healey Willan Society has been established to promote Willan’s music by bring back into print his musical compositions which have fallen out of print or which were never published.

With over 800 opus numbers, Willan was a highly active composer of sacred organ and choral music, orchestral and chamber music, operas and much more. In the field of sacred music, after Johann Sebastian Bach, Healey Willian is the most prolific composer.

http://www.HealeyWillan.com

King of Glory, Nicholas White
SATB Choir, Keyboard Accompaniment
Music of Nicholas White
12 pgs. 8.5" x 11"
Product #: SY696
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King of Glory, by Nicholas White, is a musical setting of a poetic text from The Temple (1633) by George Herbert. Replete with lovely melodies and lush harmonies, listeners are inspired by the beauty of this music.

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TEXT

King of glory, King of peace,
I will love thee;
and that love may never cease,
I will move thee.
Thou hast granted my request,
thou hast heard me;
thou didst note my working breast,
thou hast spared me.

Wherefore with my utmost art
I will sing thee,
and the cream of all my heart
I will bring thee.
Though my sins against me cried,
thou didst clear me;
and alone, when they replied,
thou didst hear me.

Seven whole days, not one in seven,
I will praise thee;
in my heart, though not in heaven,
I can raise thee.
Small it is, in this poor sort
to enroll thee:
e’en eternity’s too short
to extol thee.


UNDERSTANDING THE TEXT

“King of Glory, King of Peace” is a poem of contrasts, alternating in the first two verses between what “I”, the poet/singer, promises to do and what God has already done. Originally titled “Praise (II)”, the poem is taken from the posthumous collection of Herbert’s poetry, “The Temple”. It has been linked both to Psalm 116 and also to Psalm 70:4 – “Let all who seek you rejoice and be glad in you. Let those who love your salvation say evermore, ‘God is great!’”.

The humility that is evident in much of Herbert’s poetry is seen in the penultimate couplet of this hymn: “Small it is, in this poor sort / to enrol thee”, meaning “it is a small thing to celebrate you in such an inadequate way”.

Commenting on the collection of poems that form “The Temple”, George Herbert’s editor, Constantinos Patrides, says these poems remind us of the pilgrim’s progress under the care of the Church, our spiritual journey through this valley of tears, to the Heavenly Temple, where the Church, triumphant in glory, worships God eternally. At the heart of Herbert’s writing is his frequent focus on the Eucharist – “the marrow of Herbert’s sensibility”—as Patrides notes. This reveals his emphasis on the goodness of God’s grace in the spiritual life.

ABOUT THE COMPOSER

Nicholas White is a Grammy nominated composer and conductor, as well as a versatile organist, pianist and singer with experience in many different styles of music. In 2011, Nicholas was appointed to the post of Director of Chapel Music & Organist at St. Paul’s School, Concord, New Hampshire. In 2012 he became Chair of the Arts at the school. In 2013 he was appointed Music Director of The Boston Cecilia, one of America’s oldest and finest performing arts organizations.

Nicholas was born in London, England, and received his early musical training as a treble chorister. He held his first organist and choirmaster position at the age of fifteen, going on to become Organ Scholar of Clare College, Cambridge.  Since moving to the United States in 1989, Nicholas has held various positions in churches, colleges and schools. These include Washington National Cathedral, Washington, DC and St. Michael’s Church, New York City.

In 2003 Nicholas founded Tiffany Consort, an ensemble of eight accomplished singers. The group’s first CD, “O Magnum Mysterium” was nominated for a Grammy, and the second CD, “In Sure and Certain Hope: Choral Music of Nicholas White”, was released in December 2006. Both recordings are available on the MSR Classics label.

Dumbarton Concerts in Washington, DC commissioned White’s setting of Poe’s “The Raven” which was performed to great critical acclaim by The Raven Consort in 2013. Additionally, Nicholas recently completed a dramatic song cycle, “On Dreams Alone”, which has been in preparation for the last two decades. Nicholas is in high demand as a composer, receiving numerous commissions from choirs across the country. Most recently these have included The Hanson Institute for American Music (Eastman School of Music, Rochester, NY), Lyric Fest (Philadelphia, PA), Christchurch Cathedral (Cincinnati, OH), The Commonwealth Youthchoirs (Philadelphia, PA), The Chancel Choir (Lubbock, TX), The Association of Anglican Musicians (Hartford, CT), St. John’s Cathedral (Albuquerque, NM), St. Mary’s Episcopal Church (Newton, MA), Dumbarton Concerts (Washington, DC), Granite State Choral Society (Rochester, NH), and Shadyside Presbyterian Church (Pittsburgh, PA.)

REVIEW

“Unashamedly beautiful, Nicholas White’s choral music makes you think about the function of music and how a composer decides on the rightness of its design. White’s music never cloys. It is beautifully crafted, the manner of word-setting stemming very much from the English choral tradition… music that soothes more often than it challenges, while still stimulating the imagination as it nourishes the spirit.”

International Record Review ~ June 2007

Washington Mass, Nicholas White
SATB a capella with divisi
Music of Nicholas White
8 pgs., 8.5" x 11"
Product #: SY702
$2.15 (minimum order of 4)
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An exciting English a capella choral setting of the Mass, Nicholas White’s Washington Mass provides rhythmic, harmonic and melodic interest.

SAMPLE SCORE
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ABOUT THE COMPOSER

Nicholas White is a Grammy nominated composer and conductor, as well as a versatile organist, pianist and singer with experience in many different styles of music. In 2011, Nicholas was appointed to the post of Director of Chapel Music & Organist at St. Paul’s School, Concord, New Hampshire. In 2012 he became Chair of the Arts at the school. In 2013 he was appointed Music Director of The Boston Cecilia, one of America’s oldest and finest performing arts organizations.

Nicholas was born in London, England, and received his early musical training as a treble chorister. He held his first organist and choirmaster position at the age of fifteen, going on to become Organ Scholar of Clare College, Cambridge.  Since moving to the United States in 1989, Nicholas has held various positions in churches, colleges and schools. These include Washington National Cathedral, Washington, DC and St. Michael’s Church, New York City.

In 2003 Nicholas founded Tiffany Consort, an ensemble of eight accomplished singers. The group’s first CD, “O Magnum Mysterium” was nominated for a Grammy, and the second CD, “In Sure and Certain Hope: Choral Music of Nicholas White”, was released in December 2006. Both recordings are available on the MSR Classics label.

Dumbarton Concerts in Washington, DC commissioned White’s setting of Poe’s “The Raven” which was performed to great critical acclaim by The Raven Consort in 2013. Additionally, Nicholas recently completed a dramatic song cycle, “On Dreams Alone”, which has been in preparation for the last two decades. Nicholas is in high demand as a composer, receiving numerous commissions from choirs across the country. Most recently these have included The Hanson Institute for American Music (Eastman School of Music, Rochester, NY), Lyric Fest (Philadelphia, PA), Christchurch Cathedral (Cincinnati, OH), The Commonwealth Youthchoirs (Philadelphia, PA), The Chancel Choir (Lubbock, TX), The Association of Anglican Musicians (Hartford, CT), St. John’s Cathedral (Albuquerque, NM), St. Mary’s Episcopal Church (Newton, MA), Dumbarton Concerts (Washington, DC), Granite State Choral Society (Rochester, NH), and Shadyside Presbyterian Church (Pittsburgh, PA.)

REVIEW

“Unashamedly beautiful, Nicholas White’s choral music makes you think about the function of music and how a composer decides on the rightness of its design. White’s music never cloys. It is beautifully crafted, the manner of word-setting stemming very much from the English choral tradition… music that soothes more often than it challenges, while still stimulating the imagination as it nourishes the spirit.”

International Record Review ~ June 2007

The Cherry Tree Carol, Nicholas White
SATB Choir and Organ
A Christmas Carol setting by Nicholas White
The Cherry Tree Carol has been a popular Christmas Carol text since the 15th century. Choirs will love to sing Nicholas White's new setting of The Cherry Tree Carol, and organists will appreciate the vigorous style of the organ part.
Product #: SY693
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The Cherry Tree Carol has been a popular Christmas Carol text since the 15th century. Choirs will love to sing Nicholas White’s new setting of The Cherry Tree Carol, and organists will appreciate the vigorous style of the organ part.

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ABOUT THE TEXT

“The Cherry Tree Carol” tells a fanciful story of the Holy Family’s journey to Bethlehem. On the way they stop at a garden with a cherry orchard. This imagery calls to mind Adam and Eve in Eden’s Garden as mentioned in the Book of Genesis. The image of the orchard offering its fruit to Mary becomes even more fitting in light of evidence that the branch from which she plucks belongs to no ordinary tree. The cherry tree is a symbol for the “Tree of Life.” Mary, as the new and perfect “Eve,” is being shown as worthy to partake of the “Tree of Life.”

Mary asks Joseph to pick her cherries. The anger that the carol ascribes to Joseph indicates his inner frustration over his inability to provide Mary’s request. In the carol, the tree is far above him and he cannot get the cherries Mary wants. In a spiritual sense, Joseph knows that only Jesus, the new “Adam,” is worthy to gain the fruits of redemption, symbolized in the carol by the cherries.

It is true that Adam and Eve’s departure from the Garden of Eden barred them and their posterity from the “Tree of Life.” However, a rabbinic tradition has it that the last divine word that rang in the ears of Adam and Eve as they left the Garden of Eden was tashub (“You shall return!”). When Genesis 3:15, the Protoevangellium (“First Gospel”) promises the human race a Redeemer (the New Adam, Jesus Christ), Scripture paints an image of the head of the serpent (Satan) being crushed under heel. Just as an infant stands upon his mother’s foot held up by her hands, so Jesus stands upon the foot of Mary as His own footstool. With the mighty force of this Holy Child, Jesus crushes the serpent—the dragon with Mary’s delicate heel.

ABOUT THE COMPOSER

Nicholas White is a Grammy nominated composer and conductor, as well as a versatile organist, pianist and singer with experience in many different styles of music. In 2011, Nicholas was appointed to the post of Director of Chapel Music & Organist at St. Paul’s School, Concord, New Hampshire. In 2012 he became Chair of the Arts at the school. In 2013 he was appointed Music Director of The Boston Cecilia, one of America’s oldest and finest performing arts organizations.

Nicholas was born in London, England, and received his early musical training as a treble chorister. He held his first organist and choirmaster position at the age of fifteen, going on to become Organ Scholar of Clare College, Cambridge.  Since moving to the United States in 1989, Nicholas has held various positions in churches, colleges and schools. These include Washington National Cathedral, Washington, DC and St. Michael’s Church, New York City.

In 2003 Nicholas founded Tiffany Consort, an ensemble of eight accomplished singers. The group’s first CD, “O Magnum Mysterium” was nominated for a Grammy, and the second CD, “In Sure and Certain Hope: Choral Music of Nicholas White”, was released in December 2006. Both recordings are available on the MSR Classics label.

Dumbarton Concerts in Washington, DC commissioned White’s setting of Poe’s “The Raven” which was performed to great critical acclaim by The Raven Consort in 2013. Additionally, Nicholas recently completed a dramatic song cycle, “On Dreams Alone”, which has been in preparation for the last two decades. Nicholas is in high demand as a composer, receiving numerous commissions from choirs across the country. Most recently these have included The Hanson Institute for American Music (Eastman School of Music, Rochester, NY), Lyric Fest (Philadelphia, PA), Christchurch Cathedral (Cincinnati, OH), The Commonwealth Youthchoirs (Philadelphia, PA), The Chancel Choir (Lubbock, TX), The Association of Anglican Musicians (Hartford, CT), St. John’s Cathedral (Albuquerque, NM), St. Mary’s Episcopal Church (Newton, MA), Dumbarton Concerts (Washington, DC), Granite State Choral Society (Rochester, NH), and Shadyside Presbyterian Church (Pittsburgh, PA.)

REVIEW

“Unashamedly beautiful, Nicholas White’s choral music makes you think about the function of music and how a composer decides on the rightness of its design. White’s music never cloys. It is beautifully crafted, the manner of word-setting stemming very much from the English choral tradition… music that soothes more often than it challenges, while still stimulating the imagination as it nourishes the spirit.”

International Record Review ~ June 2007

A Prayer for Guidance, Nicholas White
Choir and Organ Edition
Music of Nicholas White
4 pages, 8.5" x 11"
Product #: SY680
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A Prayer for Guidanceby Nicholas White is a penetratingly beautiful anthem for choir. There are two versions are available: (1) Choir and Organ Edition and (2) Edition for Alto Solo, Choir and Strings.

OPTIONS FOR YOUR ORDER

A Prayer for Guidance, Nicholas White— Choir and Organ Edition
A Prayer for Guidance, Nicholas White— Edition for Alto Solo, Choir and Strings
A Prayer for Guidance, Nicholas White—String Parts

SAMPLE SCORE

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Listen to a recording of A Prayer for Guidance by Nicholas White (Edition for Alto Solo, Choir and Strings)



Text of A Prayer for Guidance

Direct us, O Lord, in all our doings with thy most gracious favor, and further us with thy continual help; that in all our works begun, continued, and ended in thee, we may glorify thy holy Name, and finally, by thy mercy, obtain everlasting life; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

About the Text

The original text is a Collect from the Sacramentarium Hadrianum (c. 786). Here is the original Latin text:

Actiones nostras, quaesumus, Domine, aspirando praeveni et adiuvando prosequere, ut cuncta nostra operatio a te semper incipiat, et per te coepta finiatur.


ABOUT THE COMPOSER

Nicholas White is a Grammy nominated composer and conductor, as well as a versatile organist, pianist and singer with experience in many different styles of music. In 2011, Nicholas was appointed to the post of Director of Chapel Music & Organist at St. Paul’s School, Concord, New Hampshire. In 2012 he became Chair of the Arts at the school. In 2013 he was appointed Music Director of The Boston Cecilia, one of America’s oldest and finest performing arts organizations.

Nicholas was born in London, England, and received his early musical training as a treble chorister. He held his first organist and choirmaster position at the age of fifteen, going on to become Organ Scholar of Clare College, Cambridge.  Since moving to the United States in 1989, Nicholas has held various positions in churches, colleges and schools. These include Washington National Cathedral, Washington, DC and St. Michael’s Church, New York City.

In 2003 Nicholas founded Tiffany Consort, an ensemble of eight accomplished singers. The group’s first CD, “O Magnum Mysterium” was nominated for a Grammy, and the second CD, “In Sure and Certain Hope: Choral Music of Nicholas White”, was released in December 2006. Both recordings are available on the MSR Classics label.

Dumbarton Concerts in Washington, DC commissioned White’s setting of Poe’s “The Raven” which was performed to great critical acclaim by The Raven Consort in 2013. Additionally, Nicholas recently completed a dramatic song cycle, “On Dreams Alone”, which has been in preparation for the last two decades. Nicholas is in high demand as a composer, receiving numerous commissions from choirs across the country. Most recently these have included The Hanson Institute for American Music (Eastman School of Music, Rochester, NY), Lyric Fest (Philadelphia, PA), Christchurch Cathedral (Cincinnati, OH), The Commonwealth Youthchoirs (Philadelphia, PA), The Chancel Choir (Lubbock, TX), The Association of Anglican Musicians (Hartford, CT), St. John’s Cathedral (Albuquerque, NM), St. Mary’s Episcopal Church (Newton, MA), Dumbarton Concerts (Washington, DC), Granite State Choral Society (Rochester, NH), and Shadyside Presbyterian Church (Pittsburgh, PA.)

REVIEW

“Unashamedly beautiful, Nicholas White’s choral music makes you think about the function of music and how a composer decides on the rightness of its design. White’s music never cloys. It is beautifully crafted, the manner of word-setting stemming very much from the English choral tradition… music that soothes more often than it challenges, while still stimulating the imagination as it nourishes the spirit.”

International Record Review ~ June 2007

Missa de Sancta Maria Magdalena
New ICEL English Version - for use with the 3rd Edition of the Roman Missal
Unison Voices and Organ
Minimum order is 8 copies
Product #: SY614
$3.50 (minimum order of 4)
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This is Healely Willan’s most popular congregational Mass.

Now Biretta Books has been licensed by Oxford University Press to present this Mass anew for use with the current ICEL English version of the Mass (i.e., 3rd Ed. of the Roman Missal).

Fr. Scott Haynes, SJC, President of the Healey Willan Society in Chicago, created this adaptation and arrangement of Willan’s Missa de Sancta Maria Magdalena in concert with Mary Willan Mason, Healey Willan’s daughter, to whom this arrangement has been dedicated.

If a church, publisher or some organization wishes to reprint this in a publication, program, etc. this is done by contacting:

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Anthems at the Mandatum, Nicholas White
Music for Maundy (Holy) Thursday
Music of Nicholas White
4 pgs., 8.5" x 11"
Product #: SY684
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Nicholas White’s Anthems at the Mandatum is a fine liturgical composition designed for use at the foot-washing on Maundy (Holy) Thursday.

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SAMPLE SCORE

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ABOUT THE COMPOSER

Nicholas White is a Grammy nominated composer and conductor, as well as a versatile organist, pianist and singer with experience in many different styles of music. In 2011, Nicholas was appointed to the post of Director of Chapel Music & Organist at St. Paul’s School, Concord, New Hampshire. In 2012 he became Chair of the Arts at the school. In 2013 he was appointed Music Director of The Boston Cecilia, one of America’s oldest and finest performing arts organizations.

Nicholas was born in London, England, and received his early musical training as a treble chorister. He held his first organist and choirmaster position at the age of fifteen, going on to become Organ Scholar of Clare College, Cambridge.  Since moving to the United States in 1989, Nicholas has held various positions in churches, colleges and schools. These include Washington National Cathedral, Washington, DC and St. Michael’s Church, New York City.

In 2003 Nicholas founded Tiffany Consort, an ensemble of eight accomplished singers. The group’s first CD, “O Magnum Mysterium” was nominated for a Grammy, and the second CD, “In Sure and Certain Hope: Choral Music of Nicholas White”, was released in December 2006. Both recordings are available on the MSR Classics label.

Dumbarton Concerts in Washington, DC commissioned White’s setting of Poe’s “The Raven” which was performed to great critical acclaim by The Raven Consort in 2013. Additionally, Nicholas recently completed a dramatic song cycle, “On Dreams Alone”, which has been in preparation for the last two decades. Nicholas is in high demand as a composer, receiving numerous commissions from choirs across the country. Most recently these have included The Hanson Institute for American Music (Eastman School of Music, Rochester, NY), Lyric Fest (Philadelphia, PA), Christchurch Cathedral (Cincinnati, OH), The Commonwealth Youthchoirs (Philadelphia, PA), The Chancel Choir (Lubbock, TX), The Association of Anglican Musicians (Hartford, CT), St. John’s Cathedral (Albuquerque, NM), St. Mary’s Episcopal Church (Newton, MA), Dumbarton Concerts (Washington, DC), Granite State Choral Society (Rochester, NH), and Shadyside Presbyterian Church (Pittsburgh, PA.)

REVIEW

“Unashamedly beautiful, Nicholas White’s choral music makes you think about the function of music and how a composer decides on the rightness of its design. White’s music never cloys. It is beautifully crafted, the manner of word-setting stemming very much from the English choral tradition… music that soothes more often than it challenges, while still stimulating the imagination as it nourishes the spirit.”

International Record Review ~ June 2007

Out of the Depths, Nicholas White
SATB Choir, S. Solo, Organ
Music of Nicholas White - Lenten Music
8 pgs., 8.5" x 11"
Product #: SY699
$1.85 (minimum order of 4)
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Psalm 130 (Out of the Depths) is a profound Psalm of repentance. Nicholas White’s setting of Psalm 130 remind us that the soul buried in the depths of distress can find the pearl of great price, which is “plenteous redemption” (Ps 130:7). Perhaps the singer would never have found that precious pearl of God’s grace had he not been cast into the depths.

PREVIEW THE SCORE
Nicholas White’s “Out of the Depths” was written for the Philadelphia Cathedral Singers, Riyehee Hong, Director, for their Psalm Festival (September 29, 2006). Click here to get a sneak peek at the score…

ABOUT THE COMPOSER

Nicholas White is a Grammy nominated composer and conductor, as well as a versatile organist, pianist and singer with experience in many different styles of music. In 2011, Nicholas was appointed to the post of Director of Chapel Music & Organist at St. Paul’s School, Concord, New Hampshire. In 2012 he became Chair of the Arts at the school. In 2013 he was appointed Music Director of The Boston Cecilia, one of America’s oldest and finest performing arts organizations.

Nicholas was born in London, England, and received his early musical training as a treble chorister. He held his first organist and choirmaster position at the age of fifteen, going on to become Organ Scholar of Clare College, Cambridge.  Since moving to the United States in 1989, Nicholas has held various positions in churches, colleges and schools. These include Washington National Cathedral, Washington, DC and St. Michael’s Church, New York City.

In 2003 Nicholas founded Tiffany Consort, an ensemble of eight accomplished singers. The group’s first CD, “O Magnum Mysterium” was nominated for a Grammy, and the second CD, “In Sure and Certain Hope: Choral Music of Nicholas White”, was released in December 2006. Both recordings are available on the MSR Classics label.

Dumbarton Concerts in Washington, DC commissioned White’s setting of Poe’s “The Raven” which was performed to great critical acclaim by The Raven Consort in 2013. Additionally, Nicholas recently completed a dramatic song cycle, “On Dreams Alone”, which has been in preparation for the last two decades. Nicholas is in high demand as a composer, receiving numerous commissions from choirs across the country. Most recently these have included The Hanson Institute for American Music (Eastman School of Music, Rochester, NY), Lyric Fest (Philadelphia, PA), Christchurch Cathedral (Cincinnati, OH), The Commonwealth Youthchoirs (Philadelphia, PA), The Chancel Choir (Lubbock, TX), The Association of Anglican Musicians (Hartford, CT), St. John’s Cathedral (Albuquerque, NM), St. Mary’s Episcopal Church (Newton, MA), Dumbarton Concerts (Washington, DC), Granite State Choral Society (Rochester, NH), and Shadyside Presbyterian Church (Pittsburgh, PA.)

REVIEW

“Unashamedly beautiful, Nicholas White’s choral music makes you think about the function of music and how a composer decides on the rightness of its design. White’s music never cloys. It is beautifully crafted, the manner of word-setting stemming very much from the English choral tradition… music that soothes more often than it challenges, while still stimulating the imagination as it nourishes the spirit.”

International Record Review ~ June 2007

Treasure and Tradition
The Ultimate Guide to the Latin Mass
Lisa Bergman
8.5" x 11" Hardcover, 120 pages
Product #: SY673
$24.99
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Have you ever:
1) Considered attending a Latin Mass, but found it too intimidating?
2) Struggled to jump back and forth between the pages of a Latin-English Missal?
3) Wondered what all those people are doing at the altar during High Mass?
4) Wished for an effective way to help children to understand and follow along with the Mass?
5) Wanted to know more about the history of the Mass and how it came to be the way it is?
6) Been puzzled by things like Septuagesima, Rogation Days, and other unfamiliar terms, feasts and practices?

This Guide is just what you’ve been waiting for!



Whether you’ve been attending the Extraordinary Form of the Mass for years, or are merely curious about it, this guide is designed to open up the riches contained within the Mass to all.  Inside, you will find a word-for-word English translation of the Latin text of the Mass, together with photos, diagrams, notes and explanations that will help you not only to follow along, but also to understand the history and significance of the ceremonies in which you are taking part. 

In addition, you will find sections explaining the main differences between the Ordinary and Extraordinary Forms, a discussion comparing the development of the Mass with that of its sister liturgy, the Divine Office, an exploration of the English translations of the Bible, a full glossary, and finally, recommended prayers intended to help you prepare when receiving the sacraments of Penance and the Holy Eucharist.

REVIEWS

His Eminence Raymond Leo Cardinal Burke:

“My heartfelt congratulations to you on the beautiful presentation, in images and words, of the reality of the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass!...the book is most informative and educational, and the content is presented in a most beautiful and attractive manner.”

The Most Reverend Fabian W. Bruskewitz, Bishop Emeritus of Lincoln:

“Congratulations on this accomplishment.  The purpose of this book which you stated as a way to help your children understand about the Extraordinary Form of the Mass seems well met in this book.  In my view, I would say this is a very good book.”

Dr. Peter Kwasniewski, on the New Liturgical Movement website:

“Without exaggeration, I can say that this is one of the most stunningly beautiful and most informative introductions to the traditional Latin Mass that I have ever seen. For anyone who needs or wants a crash-course in the theology and spirituality of the classical Roman Rite, and a tour of just about everything connected with it, this is your book at last. If I could wave a magic wand, I’d have copies of Treasure and Tradition suddenly appear in every church, chapel, and Catholic family in the English-speaking world.”

LEARNING THE FAITH THROUGH THE MASS

While this book is manifestly ideal for children and young adults, it would function no less well as a text for a Catholic of any age who is getting to know the old Mass for the first time or who, being somewhat familiar with it, seeks more knowledge about it.

It would serve well for parish catechesis or a discussion group. Homeschooling families could build a whole semester’s introduction to the sacred liturgy upon and around this resource. There is a palpable spirit of faith and love in these pages that makes the reading of the book more than an academic exercise; it serves as a prayerful catechesis of the Mass from which I was able to think about many familiar things from a new angle or with a new appreciation.

2015 Liturgical Calendar (Ordinary & Extraordinary Form)
Calendar of the Canons Regular of St. John Cantius
Product #: SY664
$13.00
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2015 Ordo
2015 Ordo for the 1962 Missale Romanum

2015 Calendar Options
2015 Liturgical Wall Calendar (Canons Regular of St.John Cantius)
2015 Liturgical Wall Calendar (Mary & Saints)

2015 Calendar & Ordo Combination Options

2015 Ordo for the 1962 Missale Romanum & 2015 Liturgical Wall Calendar (Mary & Saints)
2015 Ordo for the 1962 Missale Romanum & 2015 Liturgical Wall Calendar (Canons Regular of St. John Cantius)

Our 2015 Liturgical Calendar provides the feasts of both the 1962 Missale Romanum (Extraordinary Form) and the modern Roman Missal (Ordinary Form).

The new 12” x 12” size allows you more space for personal notes, appointments, and special occasions. The calendar provides the rules for fasting and abstinence from the current Code of Canon Law (1983), but it also provides the traditional rules for fasting and abstinence practiced by centuries of saints.

DVD Special for Latin Mass Lovers
Traditional Latin Mass, Extraordinary Form
4 DVD's
Product #: SY676
$39.95
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Enjoy four DVD’s of the Traditional Latin Mass (Extraordinary Form), celebrated with the 1962 Missale Romanum.

1) 1 of DVD: Pipe Organ Blessing of Casavant Organ Opus 1130 & Pontifical Mass from the Faldstool at St. John Cantius of Chicago
2) 1 of DVD: Low Mass for Trinity Sunday at St. John Cantius of Chicago
3) 1 of DVD: High Mass (Missa Cantata with Incense) and Benediction for Christmas Day at St. John Cantius of Chicago
4) 1 of DVD: Pontifical High Mass from the Throne from the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception

This offer is valued at $90.00, but is made available for your today for $39.95

A Christmas Fit for a King
Choirs of St. John Cantius
3 audio CD's in jewel cases
Product #: SY675
$29.99
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Jesus is the King of of Kings. He is the Infant King of Bethlehem. In these three CD’s consider the majesty of the Infant King.

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MUSICAL SAMPLES

From Coronation Mass CD



From the Messiah



From Ecce Rex

Christmas Stocking Stuffers (5 CD’s)
CD's from St. John Cantius, Chicago
Enjoy a musical Merry Christmas
5 audio cd's, jewel cases
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In this special offer you get 5 CD’s:

1 of Messiah CD
1 of Nutcracker CD
1 of O Holy Night CD
1 of Twas the Night CD
1 of Carols by Candlelight CD

If you ordered each of these separately it would cost $75, so by chosing this special offer - available for only $44.95 - you save $30.05!

AUDIO SAMPLE

From Messiah




From Twas the Night




From Carols by Candlelight




From Nutcracker




From O Holy Night

Messiah & Nutcracker
Enjoy two famous Christmas Classics - Handel's Messiah and Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker.
Music from St. John Cantius, Chicago
2 audio CD's in jewel cases
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HANDEL’S MESSIAH FOR CHRISTMAS

MUSICIANS



CHORUS & ORCHESTRA
Ensemble Cor et Vox

CONDUCTOR
Rev. Scott A. Haynes, SJC

CONCERTMASTER
Phil Kleven

SOLOISTS
Soprano: Amy Conn, Stephanie Sheffield Culica, Jenny Haworth
Countertenor: Roger Pines
Tenor: Trevór L. Mitchell
Bass: Bill McMurray

THE NUTCRACKER


TRACK LISTSING



Christmas Carols Arrangements for Organ

1.    Introduction et Variations sur un Ancien Noël Polonais, (W żłobie leży)
      Félix-Alexandre Guilmant (1837-1911), 3:59
2.    Carol Prelude on “Greensleeves,” Searle Wright (1918-2004), 2:01
3.    Choral Prelude on “Greensleeves,” Richard Purvis (1913-1994), 4:04
4.    Weihnachten 1914, Op. 145, No. 3, Max Reger (1873-1916), 7:40
5.    In Dulci Jubilo, Op. 28, No. 51, Arr. Marcel Dupré (1886-1971), 2:06
6.    Chorale Improvisation: “In Dulci Jubilo,” Op. 9, Arr. Paul Manz (1919-2009), 2:19
7.    Variations on “Greensleeves,” David Briggs (b. 1962), 7:44
8.    Christe, Redemptor omnium, Arr. Healey Willan (1880-1968), 2:51
9.    All My Heart This Night Rejoices, Arr. Paul Bunjes (1914-1998), 2:23

Nutcracker Suite, Opus 71a
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893)
Transcribed for Organ by Frederick Hohman

10.  Overture Miniature, 3:49
11.  March Characteristique, 2:49
12.  Dance of the Sugar-Plum Fairy, 1:57
13.  Russian Dance, 1:25
14.  Arabian Dance, 2:54
15.  Chinese Dance, 1:10
16.  Dance o f the Reed-Flutes, 2:53
17.  Waltz of the Flowers, 7:53

Biretta Books supports the Canons Regular of St. John Cantius and the A.M.D.G. Foundation as they help restore the sense of the sacred through the gift of music.

Jubilate Deo, Healey Willan
Biblical Canticle in English
Healey Willan Society
8.5 x 11, 12 pages
Product #: SY679
$2.95 (minimum order of 5)
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Among the “morning canticles” of the Church, the Jubilate Deo is among the most festive of the texts. This musical setting of the Jubilate Deo in B flat major by Healey Willan was written in honor of the great organist of St. Thomas Church, New York City, T. Tertius Noble.

The text is entirely in English.

Healey Willan Society

To continue the work of promoting the music of Healey Willan, Mary Willan Mason, Healey Willan’s daughter, has bestowed upon Rev. Scott A. Haynes, SJC, a priest of the Canons Regular of St. John Cantius in Chicago, the responsibility of being the Trustee of the Estate of Healey Willan. To this end, the Healey Willan Society has been established to promote Willan’s music by bring back into print his musical compositions which have fallen out of print or which were never published.

With over 800 opus numbers, Willan was a highly active composer of sacred organ and choral music, orchestral and chamber music, operas and much more. In the field of sacred music, after Johann Sebastian Bach, Healey Willian is the most prolific composer.

http://www.HealeyWillan.com

Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis in A Major, Healey Willan
Healey Willan Society
16 pages, 6.75 x 10.5 (octavo)
Product #: SY677
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This is a fantastic English text setting of the Canticle of the Blessed Virgin Mary and the Canticle of Simeon by Healey Willan is for SATB choir and organ. Accomplished composers throughout the centuries have set these deep texts for use in liturgical services and to celebrate Christ’s birth. Among Willan’s settings of these texts for Vespers (“Evensong”), this setting is one choirs enjoy singing again and again.

Healey Willan Society

To continue the work of promoting the music of Healey Willan, Mary Willan Mason, Healey Willan’s daughter, has bestowed upon Rev. Scott A. Haynes, SJC, a priest of the Canons Regular of St. John Cantius in Chicago, the responsibility of being the Trustee of the Estate of Healey Willan. To this end, the Healey Willan Society has been established to promote Willan’s music by bring back into print his musical compositions which have fallen out of print or which were never published.

With over 800 opus numbers, Willan was a highly active composer of sacred organ and choral music, orchestral and chamber music, operas and much more. In the field of sacred music, after Johann Sebastian Bach, Healey Willian is the most prolific composer.

http://www.HealeyWillan.com

Angels at Manger Holy Water Font
Three Angels adoring the Baby Jesus with the Virgin Mary
7 1/2", resin
Product #: SY672
$13.50
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Holy water fonts are both a practical and aesthetically attractive way of storing holy water. Use this holy water font for your home. As you bless yourself and your family with holy water, this is a wonderful way to renew your baptismal promises.

Question: Do you reject Satan?
Response: I do.

Question: And all his works?
Response: I do.

Question: And all his empty promises?
Response: I do.

Question: Do you believe in God, the Father almighty, Creator of heaven and earth?
Response: I do.

Question: Do you believe in Jesus Christ, His only Son, our Lord, Who was born of the Virgin Mary, was crucified, died, and was buried, rose from the dead, and is now seated at the right hand of the Father?
Response: I do.

Question: Do you believe in the Holy Spirit, the holy catholic Church, the communion of saints, the forgiveness of sins, the resurrection of the body, and life everlasting?
Response: I do.

Catholics dip their fingers in the holy water and make the sign of the cross when entering the church. The liturgy may begin on Sundays with the Rite of Blessing and Sprinkling Holy Water, in which holy water is sprinkled upon the congregation; this is called aspersion, from the Latin, aspergere, to sprinkle. This ceremony dates back to the ninth century.

This use of holy water and making a sign of the cross when entering a church reflects a renewal of baptism, a cleansing of venial sin, as well as providing protection against evil. It is sometimes accompanied by the following prayer:

“By this Holy water and by your Precious Blood, wash away all my sins O Lord”.

Benedictus es Domine, Healey Willan
Festive Motet for Organ and Choir
Healey Willan Society
8 pages, 8.5" x 11"
Product #: SY671
$1.90 (minimum order of 5)
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Benedictus es Domine by the Dean of Canadian Composers, Healey Willan, is a festive motet for SATB Choir with organ accompaniment. The text, entirely in English, is taken from Sacred Scripture. The text from the Old Testament comes from the Canticle of the Three Young Men in the fiery furnace.

English-born and -trained Healey Willan is considered Canada’s most important church composer, among many other accomplishments. Choirs love to sing this extraordinary text setting from the Canticle of the Three Young Men.


Healey Willan Society

To continue the work of promoting the music of Healey Willan, Mary Willan Mason, Healey Willan’s daughter, has bestowed upon Rev. Scott A. Haynes, SJC, a priest of the Canons Regular of St. John Cantius in Chicago, the responsibility of being the Trustee of the Estate of Healey Willan. To this end, the Healey Willan Society has been established by the Canons Regular of St. John Cantius to promote Willan’s music by bring back into print his musical compositions which have fallen out of print or which were never published.

With over 800 opus numbers, Willan was a highly active composer of sacred organ and choral music, orchestral and chamber music, operas and much more. In the field of sacred music, after Johann Sebastian Bach, Healey Willian is the most prolific composer.

http://www.HealeyWillan.com

Handel’s Messiah for Christmas
Christmas Music for Choir & Orchestra
Ensemble Cor et Vox
CD jewel case, 4 pg. insert
Product #: SY669
$15.00
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2 copies $12.50 each
3 or more copies $10.00 each

MUSICIANS



CHORUS & ORCHESTRA
Ensemble Cor et Vox

CONDUCTOR
Rev. Scott A. Haynes, SJC

CONCERTMASTER
Phil Kleven

SOLOISTS
Soprano: Amy Conn, Stephanie Sheffield Culica, Jenny Haworth
Countertenor: Roger Pines
Tenor: Trevór L. Mitchell
Bass: Bill McMurray

THE STORY OF HANDEL’S MESSIAH



Handel’s Messiah is a tradition at Christmastime. Just as children love decorating trees and hanging stockings, choirs around the world love singing Handel’s Messiah for Christmas, the most famous piece of sacred music in the English language. In his book, Spiritual Lives of the Great Composers, Patrick Kavanaugh tells how Handel barely ate during the 24 days he wrote Messiah. Just after composing the famous Hallelujah Chorus the composer had tears in his eyes and cried out to his servant, “I did think I did see all Heaven before me, and the great God Himself.” When you consider record time in which Handel wrote Messiah, you understand the laud of Ludwig van Beethoven, who said of Handel: “He is the greatest composer that ever lived. I would uncover my head and kneel before his tomb.”

King George II was present at the first performance of Messiah in London, and while he did not “stand” in awe of Handel’s music the way Beethoven did, the King did introduce a unique custom of standing during the Hallelujah Chorus. It is said that the monarch fell asleep, and at the opening of the Hallelujah Chorus, he rose to his feet, thinking it was his cue. Whatever the reason, he stood, and that has been the custom ever since—to stand during the Hallelujah Chorus. About 100 years later, even the aged Queen Victoria, who sat in her wheelchair as the chorus began, struggled to her feet as the choir sang, “King of kings and Lord of lords.” She said, “No way will I sit in the presence of the King of kings.” It inspires us to learn that Handel wrote Messiah during a low point in his life and just after suffering a stroke. Out of his suffering arose this work of beauty that continues to uplift millions of souls. Kavanaugh notes the secret of Handel’s success, “He was a relentless optimist whose faith in God sustained him through every difficulty.”

Biretta Books supports the Canons Regular of St. John Cantius and the A.M.D.G. Foundation as they help restore the sense of the sacred through the gift of music.

CD: The Nutcracker
Christmas Music for Organ from Chicago's Historic St. John Cantius Church
Andrew Schaeffer, Concert Organist performs on the Casavant Organ (op. 1130)
Cd jewel case, 4 pg. color insert
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TRACK LISTSING



Christmas Carols Arrangements for Organ

1.    Introduction et Variations sur un Ancien Noël Polonais, (W żłobie leży)
      Félix-Alexandre Guilmant (1837-1911), 3:59
2.    Carol Prelude on “Greensleeves,” Searle Wright (1918-2004), 2:01
3.    Choral Prelude on “Greensleeves,” Richard Purvis (1913-1994), 4:04
4.    Weihnachten 1914, Op. 145, No. 3, Max Reger (1873-1916), 7:40
5.    In Dulci Jubilo, Op. 28, No. 51, Arr. Marcel Dupré (1886-1971), 2:06
6.    Chorale Improvisation: “In Dulci Jubilo,” Op. 9, Arr. Paul Manz (1919-2009), 2:19
7.    Variations on “Greensleeves,” David Briggs (b. 1962), 7:44
8.    Christe, Redemptor omnium, Arr. Healey Willan (1880-1968), 2:51
9.    All My Heart This Night Rejoices, Arr. Paul Bunjes (1914-1998), 2:23

Nutcracker Suite, Opus 71a
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893)
Transcribed for Organ by Frederick Hohman

10.  Overture Miniature, 3:49
11.  March Characteristique, 2:49
12.  Dance of the Sugar-Plum Fairy, 1:57
13.  Russian Dance, 1:25
14.  Arabian Dance, 2:54
15.  Chinese Dance, 1:10
16.  Dance o f the Reed-Flutes, 2:53
17.  Waltz of the Flowers, 7:53

ANDREW SCHAEFFER - CONCERT ORGANIST

Andrew Schaeffer is completing his Doctor of Musical Arts Degree in Organ Performance at the American Organ Institute at the University of Oklahoma. He holds the Master of Music degree in organ performance from the Yale School of Music through the Institute of Sacred Music where he studied organ with Thomas Murray and organ improvisation with Jeffrey Brillhart, and he also holds the Bachelor of Music degree with distinction from St. Olaf College in Northfield, MN where he studied organ with John Ferguson as well as Choral Conducting with Anton Armstrong.

Licensing, Copyrights & Permissions
Christmas Carols Arrangements for Organ
1.  Introduction et Variations sur un Ancien Noël Polonais, (W żłobie leży), Félix-Alexandre Guilmant (1837-1911), 3:59, Public Domain
2.  Carol Prelude on “Greensleeves,” Searle Wright (1918-2004), 2:01, GREENSLEEVES By SEARLE WRIGHT © 1954 (Renewed) by H.W. GRAY PUBLICATIONS All Rights Assigned to and Controlled by ALFRED MUSIC All Rights Reserved.
3.  Choral Prelude on “Greensleeves,” Richard Purvis (1913-1994), 4:04, Music by Richard Purvis, edited by Donna Parker. Copyright © 2004 by Gentry Publications (a div. of Fred Bock Music Company). All Rights Reserved. Used by Permission.
4.  Weihnachten 1914, Op. 145, No. 3, Max Reger (1873-1916), 7:40, Public Domain.
5.  In Dulci Jubilo, Op. 28, No. 51, Arr. Marcel Dupré (1886-1971), 2:06. IN DULCI JUBILO By MARCEL DUPRE. © 1932 (Renewed 1960) by H.W. GRAY PUBLICATIONS. All Rights Assigned to and Controlled by ALFRED MUSIC. All Rights Reserved.
6.  Chorale Improvisation: “In Dulci Jubilo,” Op. 9, Arr. Paul Manz (1919-2009), 2:19, Now Sing We, Now Rejoice from Ten Chorale Improvisations, Set 3, Copyright © 1970,1987, and 2011 Birnamwood Publications (ASCAP) A division of MorningStar Music Publishers, Inc., St. Louis, MO. All rights reserved. Used by permission.
7.  Variations on “Greensleeves,” David Briggs (b. 1962), 7:44
Used with Permission of the Composer.
8.  Christe, Redemptor omnium, Arr. Healey Willan (1880-1968), 2:51, Used with Permission of the Estate of Healey Willan and the Healey Willan Society.
9.  All My Heart This Night Rejoices, Arr. Paul Bunjes (1914-1998), 2:23, Copyright © 1950, 1978 CPH. Used with Permission. http://www.cph.org.
Nutcracker Suite, Opus 71a, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893), Transcribed for Organ by Frederick Hohman
10.  Overture Miniature, 3:49
11.  March Characteristique, 2:49
12.  Dance of the Sugar-Plum Fairy, 1:57
13.  Russian Dance, 1:25
14.  Arabian Dance, 2:54
15.  Chinese Dance, 1:10
16.  Dance of the Reed-Flutes, 2:53
17.  Waltz of the Flowers, 7:53
Copyright © 1993. Wayne Leupold Editions, Inc. Used by permission.

Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis (The Lower Falls Service), Nicholas White
SATB Choir, Oboe, Organ
Music of Nicholas White
20 pgs., 8.5" x 11"
Product #: SY689
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This meditative setting of the “Canticle of the Virgin Mary” and the “Canticle of Simeon,” entitled, Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis (The Lower Falls Service), by Nicholas White, perfectly sets the atmosphere of liturgical prayer.

PREVIEW THE SCORE

Click here to get a peek at this wonderful music that your choir will love to sing…

ABOUT THE COMPOSER

Nicholas White is a Grammy nominated composer and conductor, as well as a versatile organist, pianist and singer with experience in many different styles of music. In 2011, Nicholas was appointed to the post of Director of Chapel Music & Organist at St. Paul’s School, Concord, New Hampshire. In 2012 he became Chair of the Arts at the school. In 2013 he was appointed Music Director of The Boston Cecilia, one of America’s oldest and finest performing arts organizations.

Nicholas was born in London, England, and received his early musical training as a treble chorister. He held his first organist and choirmaster position at the age of fifteen, going on to become Organ Scholar of Clare College, Cambridge.  Since moving to the United States in 1989, Nicholas has held various positions in churches, colleges and schools. These include Washington National Cathedral, Washington, DC and St. Michael’s Church, New York City.

In 2003 Nicholas founded Tiffany Consort, an ensemble of eight accomplished singers. The group’s first CD, “O Magnum Mysterium” was nominated for a Grammy, and the second CD, “In Sure and Certain Hope: Choral Music of Nicholas White”, was released in December 2006. Both recordings are available on the MSR Classics label.

Dumbarton Concerts in Washington, DC commissioned White’s setting of Poe’s “The Raven” which was performed to great critical acclaim by The Raven Consort in 2013. Additionally, Nicholas recently completed a dramatic song cycle, “On Dreams Alone”, which has been in preparation for the last two decades. Nicholas is in high demand as a composer, receiving numerous commissions from choirs across the country. Most recently these have included The Hanson Institute for American Music (Eastman School of Music, Rochester, NY), Lyric Fest (Philadelphia, PA), Christchurch Cathedral (Cincinnati, OH), The Commonwealth Youthchoirs (Philadelphia, PA), The Chancel Choir (Lubbock, TX), The Association of Anglican Musicians (Hartford, CT), St. John’s Cathedral (Albuquerque, NM), St. Mary’s Episcopal Church (Newton, MA), Dumbarton Concerts (Washington, DC), Granite State Choral Society (Rochester, NH), and Shadyside Presbyterian Church (Pittsburgh, PA.)

REVIEW

“Unashamedly beautiful, Nicholas White’s choral music makes you think about the function of music and how a composer decides on the rightness of its design. White’s music never cloys. It is beautifully crafted, the manner of word-setting stemming very much from the English choral tradition… music that soothes more often than it challenges, while still stimulating the imagination as it nourishes the spirit.”

International Record Review ~ June 2007

The Spirit of the Liturgy
Pope Benedict XVI's favorite liturgical book
Rev. Romano Guardini
6 wide x 9 tall, Perfect-bound Paperback, 61 pages
Product #: SY668
$12.50
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Biretta Books is proud to present Rev. Romano Guardini’s profound reflection, The Spirit of the Liturgy, which discusses the nature of liturgical worship still stands as a guiding light for today’s renewal of worship and prayer.

In poetic terms, The Spirit of the Liturgy clarifies the underlying principles and existential implications of the belief that when Christians join in the Eucharist and other liturgical celebrations, they do so not as discrete individuals but as interconnected members of the one Mystical Body of Christ.

Rev. Romano Guardini (17 February 1885, Verona – 1 October 1968, Munich) was a Catholic priest, author, and academic. He was one of the most important figures in Catholic intellectual life in the 20th century.

Pontifical Low Mass (DVD & Booklet)
According to the 1962 Pontificale Romanum
Canons Regular of St. John Cantius
Product #: SY667
$30.00
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This DVD & Booklet from the Canons Regular of St. John Cantius provides instruction on the Pontifical Low Mass as it is celebrated in accord with the 1962 Pontificale Romanum.




The DVD video demonstrates how to serve the Bishop’s Low Mass (both for clergy and altar boys).  The booklet corresponds to the DVD and will assist in training clergy and servers in how to properly serve Pontifical Low Mass.

PONTIFICAL LOW MASS
filmed at
ST. JOHN CANTIUS CHURCH - CHICAGO
with
THE CANONS REGULAR OF ST. JOHN CANTIUS
on
SEPTUAGESIMA SUNDAY - FEBRUARY 23, 2014

CELEBRANT
The Most Reverend Eduardo José Castillo Pino
Auxiliary Bishop of Portoviejo, Ecuador

ASSISTANT PRIESTS-CAPELLANI
Fr. Scott Haynes, S.J.C.
Fr. Robin Kwan, S.J. C.

BOOK BEARER
Br. Juan Garcia, S.J. C.

BUGIA BEARER
Br. Mark Visconti, S.J.C.

ACOLYTES
Br. Nathan Ford, S.J.C.
Br. Andrew Panzer, S.J.C.

Copyright. © 2014. Biretta Books. Chicago. All Rights Reserved.

Additional Resources
Dress of a Bishop
Father Fortescue’s “Ceremonies of the Roman Rite Described” (pg. 72-75)

2015 Ordo for the 1962 Missale Romanum
From Sancta Missa & The Canons Regular of St. John Cantius
90 pages, 5.5" x 8.5", spiral binding
Product #: SY661
$13.00
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- 1-4 copies, $13 each
- 5-9 copies, $11 each
- 10 or more copies, $10 each

To order both the 2015 Ordo (for the Extraordinary Form) and the 2015 “Mary and the Saints” Liturgical Wall Calendar (with both the Ordinary and Extraordinary Forms) click here.

The 2015 ORDO covers from Advent 2014, through the entire calendar year 2015, and into mid-January 2016.

Biretta Books and Sancta Missa now offer this beautifully designed 2015 ORDO to be used in conjunction with the 1962 Missale Romanum for the Extraordinary Form.

The 2015 ORDO covers the complete Liturgical Calendar of the Church according to the 1962 Missale Romanum & 1962 Brevarium Romanum. This edition of the Ordo for the Traditional Latin Mass is the easiest to use - it is very “user-friendly”!


For any given day, the 2015 ORDO contains a clear and simple listing of the feast to be celebrated with its liturgical rank (1, 2, 3, or 4) and color (Green, White, Red, Rose, White, Black, Violet), together with the liturgical rubrics to be observed.

Beautiful artwork is used throughout the 2015 ORDO to remind us of the beauty of the Sacred Liturgy.


An excellent feature of the 2015 ORDO is the inclusion of the special plenary indulgences and prayers that come from the 1962 Indulgentiarum Doctrina, as well as important documents from Rome pertaining to the celebration of the Traditional Latin Mass (Extraordinary Form).

The 2015 ORDO is a must-have for each sacristy and for every priest celebrating the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite according to the Liturgical Books of 1962 promulgated by Saint John XXIII .

The 2015 ORDO explains the use of the Divine Office in the Extraordinary Form and is very helpful to anyone wanting to understand the usus antiquior.

CD - O Holy Night
Christmas Carols - Sacred & Secular
Choirs of St. John Cantius, Chicago with Symphony Orchestra
CD Jewel Case
Product #: SY406
$15.00
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TRACK LISTING

1 hour and 20 minutes of fantastic Christmas music!

1. JINGLE BELLS (1:48) Arr. Rev. Scott A. Haynes, S.J.C. (b. 1971)
2. DECK THE HALLS (1:33) Arr. Sir David Willcocks (b. 1919)
3. HARK THE HERALD ANGEL SINGS (2:50)  Arr. Sir David Willcocks (b. 1919)
4. SILENT NIGHT (8:41) Arr. Rev. Scott A. Haynes, S.J.C. (b. 1971)
5. DING DONG MERRILY ON HIGH (2:11) Arr. Charles Wood (1866 - 1926)
6. O COME ALL YE FAITHFUL (4:01) Arr. Sir David Willcocks (b. 1919)
7. O CHRISTMAS TREE (2:17) Arr. Rev. Scott A. Haynes, S.J.C. (b. 1971)
8. PERSONET HODIE (2:09) Arr. John Rutter (b. 1945)
9. LET ALL MORTAL FLESH KEEP SILENCE (4:10) 18th Century French Carol, Arr. Gustav Holst
10. O HOLY NIGHT (3:51) Arr. Rene Clausen (b. 1953)
11. HERE WE COME A-WASSALING (2:03)  Arr. Rev. Scott A. Haynes, S.J.C. (b. 1971)
12. GOD REST YE MERRY GENTLEMEN (3:40) Arr. Sir David Willcocks (b. 1919)
13. THE BOAR’S HEAD CAROL (1:32) Arr. Rev. Scott A. Haynes, S.J.C. (b. 1971)
14. JOY TO THE WORLD (4:03) Arr. Rev. Scott A. Haynes, S.J.C. (b. 1971)
15. PUERI CONCINITE (4:15) Johann von Herbeck (1831-1877)
16. THE FIRST NOWELL (3:26) Arr. Sir David Willcocks (b. 1919)
17. LUX ARUMQUE (3:42)  Eric Whitacre (b. 1970)
18. DOWN IN YON FOREST (3:38) Arr. Ralph Vaughn Williams (1872-1958)
19. CПАСЕНИЕ COДEЛAЛ/SALVATION IS CREATED (Sung in Russian) (3:19) Paul Tschesnokoff (1877-1944)
20. WHAT IS THIS LOVELY FRAGRANCE? (3:13) Arr. Healey Willan (1880-1968)
21. LET ALL MORTAL FLESH KEEP SILENCE (3:32) Sir Edward Bairstow (1874-1946)
22. GESU BAMBINO (4:26) Pietro Alessandro Yon (1886-1943)
23. GOOD KING WENCESLAS (2:45) Arr. Reginald Jacques (1894-1969)
24. WE WISH YOU A MERRY CHRISTMAS (1:32) Arr. Arthur Warrell (1900-1970)

Director: Rev. Scott A. Haynes, S.J.C.
Concert Master: Henry Criz
Organist: Walter Whitehouse

Soloists: Trevór Mitchell (7, 10, 11, 15, 18, 22), Christine Kelner (2, 13) Carol Loverde (4, 11, 20), Michelle Mitsui (4), Gerald Virgil (4, 21), Eric Wallbruch (4), Stephanie Sheffield (9, 13, 17), Bill McMurray (22), Laura Lynch (13, 23), David Dubois (21, 23).

Handbook of Christian Feasts and Customs
Rev. Francis X. Weiser, S.J.
384 pages, 5.5" x 8.5", softcover
Product #: SY660
$17.95
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Receive more graces from the liturgical year, the year of God’s grace, as you learn the importance of the Church’s rich history.

As you re-introduce in your own home the traditional Christian customs known by Catholics throughout the ages, your family will live the faith in a more integrated way, and come to love the liturgy
that is our heritage and tradition.

CONTENTS
Preface
Foreword
List of Abbreviations

PART I
1. Sundays
2. Weekdays
3. Ember Days
4. Rogation Days

PART II
5. Advent
6. Feast of the Nativity
7. Christmas Hymns and Carols
8. Christmas Symbols and Customs
9. Christmas Foods
10. Christmas Week
11. Feast of Circumcision
12. Feast of the Epiphany
13. Pre-Lent
14. Lent
15. Holy Week
16. Easter
17. Easter Songs and Customs
18. Feast of the Ascension
19. Feast of the Pentecost
20. Feast of the Holy Trinity
21. Feast of Corpus Christi
22. Thanksgiving

PART III
23. Veneration of Saints
24. Main Feasts of Mary
25. Other Feasts of Mary
26. All Saints and All Souls
27. Saints’ Days I
28. Saints’ Days II

Dictionary of Terms
Index

Explanation of the The Holy Sacrifice of the Mass
Rev. Martin of Cochem
448 pages, 6" x 9" softcover
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Rev. Father Martin von Cochem, of the Capuchin Order, wrote many erudite and edifying spiritual treatises. None of these, however, is equal in learning and in practical usefulness to his Explanation of the The Holy Sacrifice of the Mass, which is compiled from the teaching of the holy Catholic Church, of the early fathers, of contemporary theologians and spiritual writers.

It is, moreover, written in an agreeable and impressive manner, and the perusal of it cannot fail to give the reader a better acquaintance with the nature of the Mass, to inflame him with devotion for it, and greatly to increase his desire to lose no opportunity of celebrating the Holy Sacrifice or assisting at it, as the case may be. 

Father Martin von Cochem was born at Cochem, on the Moselle, in the year 1625, and died at Waghausel in 1712. Over two hundred years have now elapsed since his Explanation of the Holy Mass was first published.

God alone knows how much good it has done to countless numbers of the faithful. Now, if at that time a book of this description was greatly wanted to bring Christians back to the true well-spring of grace, the right form of divine worship, the need for it is even more urgent in the present day, since, under existing circumstances, Catholics are exposed to still greater dangers than they then were, both in regard to faith and practice.

The Holy Sacrifice of the Mass is, as Father von Cochem rightly says, an inexhaustible treasury, whence we all, sinners as well as just, may draw the riches we stand in want of. It is the fount of which we all must drink if we would remain steadfast in the practice of virtue or be purged from our sins. But who can appreciate aright, or make any use of, that of which he knows nothing?

Wherefore it is to be desired above all things in our own day to make the inestimable treasures that lie hidden in the holy Mass more widely known; and no better means of doing this can be found than by placing within the reach of all this Explanation of the Holy Mass, by Father Martin von Cochem. 

Sacred Treasures of the Mass
To help you pray the Mass with faith and reverence
St. Leonard of Port Maurice
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The Altar of the Mass is the holy house of Nazareth, the crib of Bethlehem, the Egyptian place of exile, the hill of Calvary, the garden-tomb in which Our Saviour’s corpse reposed, and the Mount of Olives from which He ascended. The Passion, it is true, is that which is primarily represented and continued in the Holy Mass; yet the prayers and rites of the sacrifice refer, at times, to other mysteries. Thus the dropping of a part of the Sacred Host into the chalice, before the Agnus Dei, represents the reunion of Christ’s soul with His Body and Blood on the morning of the Resurrection. For a description of the many and beautiful analogies between the Eucharistic life of Our Lord and His sacred Infancy.

The Mass is truly a “Sacred Treasure,” and, alas, our cold, dead faith allows it to remain so. If we valued it as we ought, we would hurry every morning to the church, careless of the snows of winter and the heats of summer, in order to get a share of the riches of this treasure. The Saints knew the value of one Mass: that was a dark day in their calendar on which they were deprived of the happy privilige of saying or hearing Mass.

For example, although St. Francis de Sales was overburdened with apostolic work on the Mission of the Chablais, he made it a point never to miss his daily Mass. In order to keep his holy resolution, he had frequently to cross the river Drance, to the village of Marin, in which there was a Catholic church. It happened, in the winter of 1596, that a great freshet carried away a portion of the bridge over the stream, and the passengers were, in consequence, compelled to cross on a plank laid over those arches of the broken structure that had withstood the waters. Heavy falls of snow, followed by severe frosts, made this board very slippery, so that it became dangerous to attempt passing on it; but St. Francis was not to be deterred, for, despite the remonstrances of his friends, he made the perilous journey every morning, creeping over the icy plank on his hands and feet, thus daily risking his life rather than lose Mass. 

Sacred Treasures of the Mass by St. Leonard of Port Maurice will stir the soul to practice the Catholic faith with zeal and ardour.  This saintly writer truly inspires the Christian soul to strive for perfection through deep and devout devotion to the Mass.

These are the Sacraments
A Book to Strengthen your Catholic Faith
Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen
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Biretta Books is proud to present this masterwork of the great Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen! These Are the Sacraments is a lucidly written presentation of the seven Sacraments of the Catholic Church.

Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen is responsible for this memorable and dramatic book which defines the meanings of the Sacraments to man, their power, and their application.

Bishop Sheen first analyzes the necessity for the Sacraments and gives an explanation of their origin. Then he delves into each, beginning with the rebirth of the Christian at Baptism, continuing on with the strength received at Confirmation, the reception of the Body and Blood of Christ in Holy Communion, the forgiveness of sins in Penance, the anointing of the body in the Last Sacrament, the power of Consecration granted the men receiving Holy Orders, and the nuptial blessing obtained by those who receive Matrimony.

In his text, Bishop Sheen skillfully describes the elements particular to each Sacrament, defining the matter and form necessary for valid administration.

The Divine Romance
Falling in Love with God
Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen
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Biretta Books is proud to present this masterwork of the great Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen!

In The Divine Romance, Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen delves into love and life with all its pain, sorrow, loneliness and human failures from the perspective of our human quest for God, the inner life of the Trinity, the outpouring of the Spirit and most of all the Lord of Calvary and Easter.

The Divine Romance touches on perennial themes and is a classic that has a power to heal, help and inspire the reader.

In his crisp pastoral style, Sheen describes the believer’s spiritual journey back to the Father with all of its ecclesial dimensions.

Christ guides our mystical journey and forms us into his very Body on Earth. 

‘Twas the Night Before Christmas CD
Christmas music for choir & orchestra as well as the classic Stories of Christmas
Christmas Festival Choir of St. John Cantius and Chamber String Orchestra
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‘Twas the Night Before Christmas presents Christmas music (choir & orchestra) as well as the classic Stories of Christmas. 

Get 2 copies for only $25.00 (save $5.00)
Get 4 copies for $40 (save $20)

Pre-order now. CD’s should be in stock by November 3 at the latest.

Sample Tracks





Track Listings




CD Length: 1 hour and 20 minutes
Musicians: Christmas Festival Choir of St. John Cantius & Chamber String Orchestra
Director: Fr. Scott A. Haynes, SJC
Musical Assistant: Terry Sullivan
Graphic Design: Julie Streeter
Recording: Rudy Geter and Br. Andrew Panzer, SJC
Readers: Anthony Mockus, Actor, & Fr. C. Frank Phillips, CR, Pastor of St. John Cantius, Chicago

SACRED CHRISTMAS MOTETS & CAROLS



1.  Hodie Christus (1:48) Healey Willan
2.  Away in a Manger (2:04) Arr. Rev. Scott A. Haynes, S.J.C.
3.  Noël Nouvelet (2:43) Arr. Michael McGlynn
4.  The Three Kings (3:18) Healey Willan
5.  Here are we in Bethlehem (2:19) Healey Willan
6.  What Child is This (4:35) Arr. Rev. Scott A. Haynes, S.J.C.
7.  O Magnum Mysterium (2:54) Nicholas White
8.  O Come, O Come, Emmanuel (4:12) Arr. Rev. Scott A. Haynes, S.J.C.
9.  Lully, Lulla, thou Little Tiny Child (3:21) Kenneth Leighton  

CHRISTMAS MUSIC FOR CHAMBER STRING ORCHESTRA



10. Sleeper’s Wake (3:34) Johann Sebastian Bach
11. Jesu Joy of Man’s Desiring (3:37) Johann Sebastian Bach
12. Pastores a Belen (2:05) Leroy Anderson
13. It Came Upon the Midnight Clear (2:58) Leroy Anderson
14. O Little Town of Bethlehem (3:01) Leroy Anderson
15. Bring a Torch Jeanette, Isabella (1:35) Leroy Anderson
16. Away in a Manger (2:29) Leroy Anderson
17. Wassail Song (2:08) Leroy Anderson  

THE STORY OF CHRISTMAS



18. The Nativity Story (2:18) Gospel of St. Luke
19. The Night the Animals Talked (4:21) Fr. C. Frank Phillips, C.R.
20. A Christmas Carol (5:58) Charles Dickens
21. Christmas in the Trenches (4:07) John McCutcheon
22. ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas (3:48) Clement Clarke Moore

FAVOURITE CHRISTMAS SONGS



23. The Little Drummer Boy (2:56) Arr. Davis, Onorati and Simeone
24. Fum, Fum, Fum (1:17) Arr. Rev. Scott A. Haynes, S.J.C.
25. Tomorrow shall be my Dancing Day (1:36) Arr. Rev. Scott A. Haynes, S.J.C.
26. Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas (2:44) Arr. Ryan Brandau            
                                                                       

Who is She that Ascendeth, Healey Willan
Motet for the Assumption of Mary
Healey Willan Society
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Who is She that Ascendeth by the Dean of Canadian Composers, Healey Willan, is a festive motet for SATB Choir (a capella) with divisi.

Healey Willan is considered Canada’s most important composer. Among his amazing repertoire of opera, chamber music, symphonic literature and more, his sacred music for worship is of the highest quality.

This extraordinary setting of a text for the Assumption of the Virgin Mary was dedicated to John Finley Williamson and the famed Westminster Choir of Princeton, New Jersey. It has strikingly original harmonies which create a mood of mysticism rather than modernism. It rapidly and aptly shifts to adapt itself to the fast-changing changing imagery of the text. An outstanding brief choral work that is very singable, but will provide your singers a worthy challenge!

Healey Willan Society

To continue the work of promoting the music of Healey Willan, Mary Willan Mason, Healey Willan’s daughter, has bestowed upon Rev. Scott A. Haynes, SJC, a priest of the Canons Regular of St. John Cantius in Chicago, the responsibility of being the Trustee of the Estate of Healey Willan. To this end, the Healey Willan Society has been established to promote Willan’s music by bring back into print his musical compositions which have fallen out of print or which were never published.

With over 800 opus numbers, Willan was a highly active composer of sacred organ and choral music, orchestral and chamber music, operas and much more. In the field of sacred music, after Johann Sebastian Bach, Healey Willian is the most prolific composer.

www.HealeyWillan.com

The Choir Invisible, Nicholas White
SATB Choir, Divisi, with Organ
Music of Nicholas White
16 pgs., 8.5" x 11"
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The Choir Invisible, an anthem by Nicholas White, for SATB Choir (Divisi) and organ, is an invigorating musical setting of an inspiring poem by George Eliot (1819-1880).

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

George Eliot (1819-1880), the pseudonym of Mary Ann Evans, is widely recognized as one of the most important writers of the nineteenth century; yet her two volumes of poetry are often ignored in modern critical assessments. Like so many of her contemporaries, Eliot tried to make significant literary contributions in more than one genre; her poems—both narrative and lyric—deal, however, with some of the same themes which inform her novels and short stories. Her poems are less accomplished than her prose fiction—only one poem, “O May I Join the Choir Invisible,” has achieved any lasting fame—but they do stand as an informative window on to her life as a writer.


TEXT

O May I join the choir invisible
Of those immortal dead who live again
In minds made better by their presence: live
In pulses stirr’d to generosity, 
In deeds of daring rectitude, in scorn
For miserable aims that end with self, 
In thoughts sublime that pierce the night like stars, 
And with their mild persistence urge man’s search
To vaster issues. 
      So to live is heaven: 
To make undying music in the world, 
Breathing as beauteous order that controls
With growing sway the growing life of man. 
So we inherit that sweet purity
For which we struggled, fail’d, and agoniz’d
With widening retrospect that bred despair. 
Rebellious flesh that would not be subdued, 
A vicious parent shaming still its child, 
Poor anxious penitence, is quick dissolv’d; 
Its discords, quench’d by meeting harmonies, 
Die in the large and charitable air. 
And all our rarer, better, truer self, 
That sobb’d religiously in yearning song, 
That watch’d to ease the burthen of the world, 
Laboriously tracing what must be,   
And what may yet be better,—saw within
A worthier image for the sanctuary, 
And shap’d it forth before the multitude, 
Divinely human, raising worship so
To higher reverence more mix’d with love,— 
That better self shall live till human Time
Shall fold its eyelids, and the human sky
Be gather’d like a scroll within the tomb Unread forever. 
      This is life to come, 
Which martyr’d men have made more glorious    
For us who strive to follow. May I reach
That purest heaven, be to other souls
The cup of strength in some great agony, 
Enkindle generous ardor, feed pure love, 
Beget the smiles that have no cruelty,
Be the sweet presence of a good diffus’d, 
And in diffusion ever more intense! 
So shall I join the choir invisible
Whose music is the gladness of the world.

ABOUT THE COMPOSER

Nicholas White is a Grammy nominated composer and conductor, as well as a versatile organist, pianist and singer with experience in many different styles of music. In 2011, Nicholas was appointed to the post of Director of Chapel Music & Organist at St. Paul’s School, Concord, New Hampshire. In 2012 he became Chair of the Arts at the school. In 2013 he was appointed Music Director of The Boston Cecilia, one of America’s oldest and finest performing arts organizations.

Nicholas was born in London, England, and received his early musical training as a treble chorister. He held his first organist and choirmaster position at the age of fifteen, going on to become Organ Scholar of Clare College, Cambridge.  Since moving to the United States in 1989, Nicholas has held various positions in churches, colleges and schools. These include Washington National Cathedral, Washington, DC and St. Michael’s Church, New York City.

In 2003 Nicholas founded Tiffany Consort, an ensemble of eight accomplished singers. The group’s first CD, “O Magnum Mysterium” was nominated for a Grammy, and the second CD, “In Sure and Certain Hope: Choral Music of Nicholas White”, was released in December 2006. Both recordings are available on the MSR Classics label.

Dumbarton Concerts in Washington, DC commissioned White’s setting of Poe’s “The Raven” which was performed to great critical acclaim by The Raven Consort in 2013. Additionally, Nicholas recently completed a dramatic song cycle, “On Dreams Alone”, which has been in preparation for the last two decades. Nicholas is in high demand as a composer, receiving numerous commissions from choirs across the country. Most recently these have included The Hanson Institute for American Music (Eastman School of Music, Rochester, NY), Lyric Fest (Philadelphia, PA), Christchurch Cathedral (Cincinnati, OH), The Commonwealth Youthchoirs (Philadelphia, PA), The Chancel Choir (Lubbock, TX), The Association of Anglican Musicians (Hartford, CT), St. John’s Cathedral (Albuquerque, NM), St. Mary’s Episcopal Church (Newton, MA), Dumbarton Concerts (Washington, DC), Granite State Choral Society (Rochester, NH), and Shadyside Presbyterian Church (Pittsburgh, PA.)

REVIEW

“Unashamedly beautiful, Nicholas White’s choral music makes you think about the function of music and how a composer decides on the rightness of its design. White’s music never cloys. It is beautifully crafted, the manner of word-setting stemming very much from the English choral tradition… music that soothes more often than it challenges, while still stimulating the imagination as it nourishes the spirit.”

International Record Review ~ June 2007

Missa ‘Dona Nobis Pacem,’ Jean Langlais
Unison Chorus and Organ
Latin Edition edited by Rev. Scott A. Haynes, S.J.C. with Marie-Louise Langlais
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Lovers of choral and organ music will rejoice to find this work of Jean Langlais, the great French organist and composer—the Missa ‘Dona Nobis Pacem.’

Editions of Missa ‘Dona Nobis Pacem’

New Latin Edition
New English Edition

The New Latin Edition is available now, but the New English Edition will be available by the end of summer.

About Missa ‘Dona Nobis Pacem’

One year before the promulgation Pope Paul VI’s constitution De Sacra Liturgia, Jean Langlais prepared music for the celebration of the liturgy in the vernacular. He wrote some music for the Mass in French, but also, in English. Thus, Missa ‘Dona Nobis Pacem,’ composed between April and July 1962, was originally written in English and for use with the vernacular liturgy.

In composing this Missa ‘Dona Nobis Pacem,’ Langlais intended a simple musical form, composing a Mass for unison voices.  The Mass, accompanied by organ, may also “be sung throughout by Women alone or Men alone,” as Langlais indicated in the musical score published first in 1963 by The H.W.Gray Company, Inc.

The original English text was approved by the Diocesan Music Commission, but with the change of English translation in 1970, this original edition published by H.W. Gray in 1963 became obsolete for liturgical use.

Rev. Scott A. Haynes, S.J.C., working with Marie-Louise Langlais, has now prepared a new English edition of Missa ‘Dona Nobis Pacem’ that may be used in conjunction with the third edition of the Roman Missal currently in use in the English-speaking world. Father Haynes and Mme. Langlais have also prepared a Latin edition of the Langlais Missa ‘Dona Nobis Pacem, making the Mass more universally available for liturgical use. Both the new English edition and the new Latin edition of the Missa ‘Dona Nobis Pacem’ are available through Biretta Books.

About Jean Langlais

Born on February 15, 1907, in La Fontenelle, Brittany, France, a small village near by the Mont Saint-Michel, Jean Langlais became blind from the age of two. Sent to the Paris National Institute for the Young Blind in 1918, he studied piano, violon, harmony and organ with great blind teachers among other Albert Mahaut and Andre Marchal.

Later, he entered the Paris National Conservatory of Music in Marcel Dupre organ class, obtaining a First Prize in 1930. In 1931, he received the “Grand Prix d’Execution et Improvisation des Amis de l’Orgue”, after having studied improvisation with Charles Tournemire. He ended his studies with a Composition Prize in Paul Dukas class at the Paris Conservatory in 1934.

Professor for forty years at the National Institute for the Young Blind, he also taught at the Paris Schola Cantorum where, between 1961 and 1976, he influenced both french and foreign students.
In 1945, he became the successor to Cesar Franck and Charles Tournemire at the prestigious organ tribune of Sainte-Clotilde in Paris. He left that position in 1987 at the age of 80, having been titular for 42 years.

A great recitalist, he played more than 300 concerts in North America. A prolific composer, his catalog of works comprises 254 opus numbers (organ, vocal and instrumental music).
Jean Langlais died in Paris, on May 8, 1991, at the age of 84.

While All Things Were in Quiet Silence, Healey Willan
Christmas Anthem for SATB Choir and Organ
Healey Willan Society
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Your choir needs new music for this Christmas!  Order the English anthem, While All Things Were in Quiet Silence, by the Dean of Canadian Composers, Healey Willan. It is a marvelous Christmas gem for SATB Choir with organ.

Healey Willan Society

To continue the work of promoting the music of Healey Willan, Mary Willan Mason, Healey Willan’s daughter, has bestowed upon Rev. Scott A. Haynes, SJC, a priest of the Canons Regular of St. John Cantius in Chicago, the responsibility of being the Trustee of the Estate of Healey Willan. To this end, the Healey Willan Society has been established to promote Willan’s music by bring back into print his musical compositions which have fallen out of print or which were never published.

With over 800 opus numbers, Willan was a highly active composer of sacred organ and choral music, orchestral and chamber music, operas and much more. In the field of sacred music, after Johann Sebastian Bach, Healey Willian is the most prolific composer.

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Very Bread, Good Shepherd, Tend Us, Healey Willan
Six Motets: No. 3
Healey Willan Society
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Your choir will love this Eucharistic splendid motet, Very Bread, Good Shepherd, Tend Us by the Dean of Canadian Composers, Healey Willan. It is a marvelous choral motet for SATB Choir a capella.  Add this to your choir’s repertoire and they will love you for it!

Healey Willan Society

To continue the work of promoting the music of Healey Willan, Mary Willan Mason, Healey Willan’s daughter, has bestowed upon Rev. Scott A. Haynes, SJC, a priest of the Canons Regular of St. John Cantius in Chicago, the responsibility of being the Trustee of the Estate of Healey Willan. To this end, the Healey Willan Society has been established to promote Willan’s music by bring back into print his musical compositions which have fallen out of print or which were never published.

With over 800 opus numbers, Willan was a highly active composer of sacred organ and choral music, orchestral and chamber music, operas and much more. In the field of sacred music, after Johann Sebastian Bach, Healey Willian is the most prolific composer.

www.HealeyWillan.com

There were shepherds abiding in the field, Healey Willan
Christmas Anthem for SATB Choir (divisi) and Organ
Healey Willan Society
8 pages, Letter Booklet, Newly Typeset
Product #: SY651
$2.95 (minimum order of 5)
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Available Fall 2014

Perfect for Christmas, There were shepherds abiding in the field, a Christmas anthem by the Dean of Canadian Composers, Healey Willan, takes its text from the Gospel of St. Luke, and is a choral motet for SATB Choir (with some divisi), accompanied by organ. It will be an exciting, a dramatic, and a favorite addition to your choir’s Christmas repertoire.

Healey Willan Society

To continue the work of promoting the music of Healey Willan, Mary Willan Mason, Healey Willan’s daughter, has bestowed upon Rev. Scott A. Haynes, SJC, a priest of the Canons Regular of St. John Cantius in Chicago, the responsibility of being the Trustee of the Estate of Healey Willan. To this end, the Healey Willan Society has been established to promote Willan’s music by bring back into print his musical compositions which have fallen out of print or which were never published.

With over 800 opus numbers, Willan was a highly active composer of sacred organ and choral music, orchestral and chamber music, operas and much more. In the field of sacred music, after Johann Sebastian Bach, Healey Willian is the most prolific composer.

www.HealeyWillan.com

The Reproaches, Healey Willan
For Holy Week
Healey Willan Society
8 pages, Newly Typeset, Letter Booklet
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Available Fall 2014

Need something new for Holy Week? Try The Reproaches by the Dean of Canadian Composers, Healey Willan. It is a marvelous choral work for double SATB Choir. Written in English, it is a powerful setting for the Good Friday Liturgy.

Healey Willan Society

To continue the work of promoting the music of Healey Willan, Mary Willan Mason, Healey Willan’s daughter, has bestowed upon Rev. Scott A. Haynes, SJC, a priest of the Canons Regular of St. John Cantius in Chicago, the responsibility of being the Trustee of the Estate of Healey Willan. To this end, the Healey Willan Society has been established to promote Willan’s music by bring back into print his musical compositions which have fallen out of print or which were never published.

With over 800 opus numbers, Willan was a highly active composer of sacred organ and choral music, orchestral and chamber music, operas and much more. In the field of sacred music, after Johann Sebastian Bach, Healey Willian is the most prolific composer.

www.HealeyWillan.com

Missa SS. Phillipi et Jacobi, Healey Willan
Mass for a capella choir, English or Latin
Healey Willan Society
24 pages, Newly Typeset, Letter Booklet
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Missa SS. Phillipi et Jacobi, by the Dean of Canadian Composers, Healey Willan, is a glorious Missa Brevis setting every choir should know.  Written for a capella choir, Healey Willan knows how to move the soul.  His liturgical musical works, like the Missa SS. Phillipi et Jacobi, genuinely inspire souls to ascend to God. The music reveals a deep reverence and inspires the attitude of prayer.

In this special edition we have provided Willan’s original version in English, as well as a version that can be sung in Latin, making the Missa SS. Phillipi et Jacobi highly versatile for liturgical use. This new edition of Missa SS. Phillipi et Jacobi by Healey Willan, thus, includes:

1. Kyrie (Greek)
2. Lord, have mercy (English)
3. Responses to the Commandments (English)
4. Sanctus (English)
5. Sanctus (Latin)
6. Benedictus (English)
7. Benedictus (Latin)
8. Agnus Dei (English)
9. Agnus Dei (Latin)

This edition of Missa SS. Phillipi et Jacobi is versatile.

Healey Willan Society

To continue the work of promoting the music of Healey Willan, Mary Willan Mason, Healey Willan’s daughter, has bestowed upon Rev. Scott A. Haynes, SJC, a priest of the Canons Regular of St. John Cantius in Chicago, the responsibility of being the Trustee of the Estate of Healey Willan. To this end, the Healey Willan Society has been established to promote Willan’s music by bring back into print his musical compositions which have fallen out of print or which were never published.

With over 800 opus numbers, Willan was a highly active composer of sacred organ and choral music, orchestral and chamber music, operas and much more. In the field of sacred music, after Johann Sebastian Bach, Healey Willian is the most prolific composer.

www.HealeyWillan.com

O Saving Victim and Look Down O Lord, Healey Willan
SSA Motet, a capella
Healey Willan Society
4 pages, Newly Typeset, Letter Booklet
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Your SSA choir will love these two short choral gems from Healey Willan.  These two a capella motets, O Saving Victim & Look Down, O Lord, by the Dean of Canadian Composers, Healey Willan, are two motets every SSA choir should include in its repertoire. In addition to these great choral miniatures, we have appointed Willan’s O Saving Victim with the original Latin text, O Salutaris, including it in this edition as well.


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Healey Willan Society

To continue the work of promoting the music of Healey Willan, Mary Willan Mason, Healey Willan’s daughter, has bestowed upon Rev. Scott A. Haynes, SJC, a priest of the Canons Regular of St. John Cantius in Chicago, the responsibility of being the Trustee of the Estate of Healey Willan. To this end, the Healey Willan Society has been established to promote Willan’s music by bring back into print his musical compositions which have fallen out of print or which were never published.

With over 800 opus numbers, Willan was a highly active composer of sacred organ and choral music, orchestral and chamber music, operas and much more. In the field of sacred music, after Johann Sebastian Bach, Healey Willian is the most prolific composer.

www.HealeyWillan.com

Missa Sancti Michaelis, Healey Willan
Missa Brevis No. IX
Healey Willan Society
20 pages, Letter Booklet, Newly Typeset
Product #: SY645
$3.45 (minimum order of 4)
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Your choir will love Missa Sancti Michaelis, composed by the Dean of Canadian Composers, Healey Willan. It is a marvelous a capella Mass for SATB Choir.

In this special edition we have provided Willan’s original version in English, as well as a version that can be sung in Latin, making the Missa Sancti Michaelis highly versatile for liturgical use. This new edition of Missa Sancti Michaelis by Healey Willan, thus, includes:

1. Kyrie (Greek)
2. Sanctus (English)
3. Sanctus (Latin)
4. Benedictus (English)
5. Benedictus (Latin)
6. Agnus Dei (English)
7. Agnus Dei (Latin)

Healey Willan Society

To continue the work of promoting the music of Healey Willan, Mary Willan Mason, Healey Willan’s daughter, has bestowed upon Rev. Scott A. Haynes, SJC, a priest of the Canons Regular of St. John Cantius in Chicago, the responsibility of being the Trustee of the Estate of Healey Willan. To this end, the Healey Willan Society has been established to promote Willan’s music by bring back into print his musical compositions which have fallen out of print or which were never published.

With over 800 opus numbers, Willan was a highly active composer of sacred organ and choral music, orchestral and chamber music, operas and much more. In the field of sacred music, after Johann Sebastian Bach, Healey Willian is the most prolific composer.

www.HealeyWillan.com

Missa Brevis in G for Male Voices, Healey Willan
Mass for TTBB Choir, a capella
Healey Willan Society
28 pages, Letter Booklet, newly typeset
Product #: SY648
$4.10 (minimum order of 4)
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Men’s choirs will love this splendid a capella Mass for TTBB Choir. The Healey Willan Society is proud to offer the original version of Missa Brevis in G for Male Voices, composed in English by the Dean of Canadian Composers, Healey Willan, as well as a new edition in Latin.

Healey Willan Society

To continue the work of promoting the music of Healey Willan, Mary Willan Mason, Healey Willan’s daughter, has bestowed upon Rev. Scott A. Haynes, SJC, a priest of the Canons Regular of St. John Cantius in Chicago, the responsibility of being the Trustee of the Estate of Healey Willan. To this end, the Healey Willan Society has been established to promote Willan’s music by bring back into print his musical compositions which have fallen out of print or which were never published.

With over 800 opus numbers, Willan was a highly active composer of sacred organ and choral music, orchestral and chamber music, operas and much more. In the field of sacred music, after Johann Sebastian Bach, Healey Willian is the most prolific composer.

www.HealeyWillan.com

Introduction, Passacaglia and Fugue for Organ, Healey Willan
Organ Masterwork of Healey Willan
Healey Willan Society
28 pages, full size score, newly typeset
Product #: SY649
$7.65
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Organists rejoice in the fantastic organ works of Healey Willan. But, Introduction, Passacaglia and Fugue is arguably the quintessential and irresistible master organ work of the Dean of Canadian Composers, Healey Willan. Students of organ music and of composition will marvel in the complexity of this fine music.  It is a must-have for every organist!

Introduction, Passacaglia and Fugue has been described by the late Joseph Bonnet, the eminent French organist-composer, as “one of the greatest organ works since Bach.”


Healey Willan Society

To continue the work of promoting the music of Healey Willan, Mary Willan Mason, Healey Willan’s daughter, has bestowed upon Rev. Scott A. Haynes, SJC, a priest of the Canons Regular of St. John Cantius in Chicago, the responsibility of being the Trustee of the Estate of Healey Willan. To this end, the Healey Willan Society has been established to promote Willan’s music by bring back into print his musical compositions which have fallen out of print or which were never published.

With over 800 opus numbers, Willan was a highly active composer of sacred organ and choral music, orchestral and chamber music, operas and much more. In the field of sacred music, after Johann Sebastian Bach, Healey Willian is the most prolific composer.

www.HealeyWillan.com

 

Crux Fidelis/Faithful Cross, John IV of Portugal, ed. by Healey Willan
Perfect for Holy Week
Healey Willan Society
Newly typeset, Letter Booklet, 4 pages
Product #: SY646
$1.50 (minimum order of 4)
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Enjoy this splendid edition of a choral classic—Crux Fidelix/Faithful Cross—by King John IV of Portugal, and edited by the Dean of Canadian Composers, Healey Willan. It is a marvelous choral motet for SATB Choir in honor of the Cross.  This newly typeset edition provides both the original Latin text as well as an English text in good translation, making this a highly versatile edition of a choral gem.

Copyright 2014. Biretta Books. Chicago. All Rights Reserved.

Healey Willan Society

To continue the work of promoting the music of Healey Willan, Mary Willan Mason, Healey Willan’s daughter, has bestowed upon Rev. Scott A. Haynes, SJC, a priest of the Canons Regular of St. John Cantius in Chicago, the responsibility of being the Trustee of the Estate of Healey Willan. To this end, the Healey Willan Society has been established to promote Willan’s music by bring back into print his musical compositions which have fallen out of print or which were never published.

With over 800 opus numbers, Willan was a highly active composer of sacred organ and choral music, orchestral and chamber music, operas and much more. In the field of sacred music, after Johann Sebastian Bach, Healey Willian is the most prolific composer.

www.HealeyWillan.com

Missa Brevis No. X, Healey Willan
Written for the Dedication of St. Mary Magdalene
Healey Willan Society
24 pages, letter booklet, newly typeset
Product #: SY644
$3.45 (minimum order of 4)
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Missa Brevis No. X, by the Dean of Canadian Composers, Healey Willan, is a marvelous short choral Mass for SATB Choir (with some divisi).

The Mass was composed with a Kyrie in Greek, and with the Sanctus, Benedictus and Agnus Dei in English.  In this beautifully new typeset score of the Willan Missa Brevis No. X from the Healey Willan Society and Biretta Books, we provide you not only the original version of the Mass, but also versions of the Sanctus, Benedictus and Agnus Dei in Latin, adapted by Rev. Scott A. Haynes, SJC, making the Mass more universally available for liturgical use.

1. Kyrie (Greek)
2. Sanctus (English)
3. Sanctus (Latin)
4. Benedictus (English)
5. Benedictus (Latin)
6. Agnus Dei (English)
7. Agnus Dei (Latin)

Healey Willan Society

To continue the work of promoting the music of Healey Willan, Mary Willan Mason, Healey Willan’s daughter, has bestowed upon Rev. Scott A. Haynes, SJC, a priest of the Canons Regular of St. John Cantius in Chicago, the responsibility of being the Trustee of the Estate of Healey Willan. To this end, the Healey Willan Society has been established to promote Willan’s music by bring back into print his musical compositions which have fallen out of print or which were never published.

With over 800 opus numbers, Willan was a highly active composer of sacred organ and choral music, orchestral and chamber music, operas and much more. In the field of sacred music, after Johann Sebastian Bach, Healey Willian is the most prolific composer.

www.HealeyWillan.com

Prelude and Fugue in B Minor (Organ), Healey Willan
Organ Music of Healey Willan
Healey Willan Society
8 pages, letter booklet, newly typeset
Product #: SY650
$4.25
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Organists simply must have Prelude and Fugue in B Minor by the Dean of Canadian Composers, Healey Willan. It is a marvelous work for organ appropriate not only for organ recitals but also for use as a postlude at church services.

Healey Willan Society

To continue the work of promoting the music of Healey Willan, Mary Willan Mason, Healey Willan’s daughter, has bestowed upon Rev. Scott A. Haynes, SJC, a priest of the Canons Regular of St. John Cantius in Chicago, the responsibility of being the Trustee of the Estate of Healey Willan. To this end, the Healey Willan Society has been established to promote Willan’s music by bring back into print his musical compositions which have fallen out of print or which were never published.

With over 800 opus numbers, Willan was a highly active composer of sacred organ and choral music, orchestral and chamber music, operas and much more. In the field of sacred music, after Johann Sebastian Bach, Healey Willian is the most prolific composer.

www.HealeyWillan.com

O Lord, Our Governor, Healey Willan
Festive Motet - Texts from the Psalms
Healey Willan Society
8 pages, letter booklet, newly typeset
Product #: SY638
$2.15 (minimum order of 4)
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A great festive motet for choir (with divisi) and organ, O Lord, Our Governor, by the Dean of Canadian Composers, Healey Willan, features beautiful texts from the Book of Psalms.



The motet was composed for the Coronation of Elizabeth II in Westminster Abbey (2 June, 1953). An alternate text has been provided in this newly typeset edition that makes it possible to sing for other festive occasions.

This great motet was laid aside for decades, but is now available for choirs and organists to once again enjoy singing and playing.

Healey Willan Society

To continue the work of promoting the music of Healey Willan, Mary Willan Mason, Healey Willan’s daughter, has bestowed upon Rev. Scott A. Haynes, SJC, a priest of the Canons Regular of St. John Cantius in Chicago, the responsibility of being the Trustee of the Estate of Healey Willan. To this end, the Healey Willan Society has been established to promote Willan’s music by bring back into print his musical compositions which have fallen out of print or which were never published.

With over 800 opus numbers, Willan was a highly active composer of sacred organ and choral music, orchestral and chamber music, operas and much more. In the field of sacred music, after Johann Sebastian Bach, Healey Willian is the most prolific composer.

Historical Note

Mary Willan Mason, Healey Willan’s daughter, was pleased to accompany Rev. Scott Haynes, S.J.C. to St. Peter’s Basilica in Vatican City on November 17, 2013, when, at the invitation of Rev. Pierre Paul, O.M.V., Director of the Vatican’s choir, Cappella Giulia, Father Haynes conducted a choir of over 100 voices in singing Healey Willan’s O Lord, Our Governor upon the occasion of the 500th Anniversary of the choir. Upon this event the choral festival celebrating the 500th Anniversary of Cappella Giulia was concluded on the Vigil of the Solemnity of the Dedication of Churches of Sts. Peter and Paul in the Vatican.

www.HealeyWillan.com

Let Us Worship and Fall Down, Healey Willan
Six Motets: No. 6
Healey Willan Society
4 pages, letter booklet, newly typeset
Product #: SY640
$1.85 (minimum order of 4)
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Let Us Worship and Fall Down, by the Dean of Canadian Composers, Healey Willan, is a festive motet for SATB Choir. The text is from Psalm 95:6.

Healey Willan Society

To continue the work of promoting the music of Healey Willan, Mary Willan Mason, Healey Willan’s daughter, has bestowed upon Rev. Scott A. Haynes, SJC, a priest of the Canons Regular of St. John Cantius in Chicago, the responsibility of being the Trustee of the Estate of Healey Willan. To this end, the Healey Willan Society has been established to promote Willan’s music by bring back into print his musical compositions which have fallen out of print or which were never published.

With over 800 opus numbers, Willan was a highly active composer of sacred organ and choral music, orchestral and chamber music, operas and much more. In the field of sacred music, after Johann Sebastian Bach, Healey Willian is the most prolific composer.

www.HealeyWillan.com

O How Sweet, O Lord, Healey Willan
Six Motets: No. 5
Healey Willan Society
4 pages, letter booklet, newly typeset
Product #: SY637
$1.85 (minimum order of 4)
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Your choir will love this splendid motet, O, How Sweet, O Lord by the Dean of Canadian Composers, Healey Willan. It is a marvelous choral motet for SATB Choir in honor of the Holy Eucharist.

Healey Willan Society
To continue the work of promoting the music of Healey Willan, Mary Willan Mason, Healey Willan’s daughter, has bestowed upon Rev. Scott A. Haynes, SJC, a priest of the Canons Regular of St. John Cantius in Chicago, the responsibility of being the Trustee of the Estate of Healey Willan. To this end, the Healey Willan Society has been established to promote Willan’s music by bring back into print his musical compositions which have fallen out of print or which were never published.

With over 800 opus numbers, Willan was a highly active composer of sacred organ and choral music, orchestral and chamber music, operas and much more. In the field of sacred music, after Johann Sebastian Bach, Healey Willian is the most prolific composer.

www.HealeyWillan.com

The Ceremonies of the Roman Rite Described
"A truly sumptuous edition of this classic work." —Michael Davies
Adrian Fortescue and J.B. O'Connell, Edited by Dom Alcuin Reid, O.S.B.
Hard to find, newly revised, essential aid!
Product #: SY302
$55.75
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On July 7, 2007, Pope Benedict XVI issued Summorum Pontificum, making the Tridentine Latin Mass of 1962 available to all the priests of the Latin Roman Rite. The Ceremonies of the Roman Rite Described is an invaluable resource for Roman Catholic priests wanting to learn to celebrate the Latin Mass according to the 1962 Missale Romanum.

This superb newly revised 1962 edition of The Ceremonies of the Roman Rite Described by Fortescue/O’Connell incorporates the current 1983 Code of Canon Law, as well as recent rulings of Ecclesia Dei.  It explains in vivid detail the intricate ceremonies of the “Mass of all Ages,” as well as the Divine Office, Benediction, Holy Week, and the complete liturgical year.

We are happy to offer The Ceremonies of the Roman Rite Described at the low price of $75.00 (USD), plus shipping and handling charges.

“A truly sumptuous edition of this classic work.” —Michael Davies

From the Preface of The Ceremonies of the Roman Rite Described

It is my pleasure to present this fourteenth edition of The Ceremonies of the Roman Rite Described, a work originally written by the noted scholar, the Reverend Doctor Adrian Fortescue, and subsequently revised many times by Canon J.B. O’Connell… The permission for the reintroduction into public worship of the Roman Missal according to the typical edition of 1962 dates from the issuance of the Letter Quattuor abhinc annos of 3 October 1984… The use of this missal was further encouraged by His Holiness Pope John Paul II in his Apostolic Letter Ecclesia Dei of 2 July 1988. Particularly since then there has been a growing desire for the celebration of the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass in this venerable form of the Roman Rite on the part of a good number of the faithful… This development has rendered Dom Alcuin’s most recent revision of this manual on ceremonies a particularly felicitous one. May the publication of this new edition of a classic work contribute to “that blended ‘harmony’ which the earthly Church raises up to Heaven under the impulse of the Holy Spirit” (Ecclesia Dei 5, a)!

—Dario Cardinal Castrillon Hoyos, President, Pontifical Commission Ecclesia Dei, 17 June 2003.

Semi-Gothic Style Low Mass Set - Gold Brocade Fabric
Seraphic Vestments
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Semi-Gothic style Low Mass Set

-Set Contains: Semi-Gothic style Chasuble, Stole, Maniple, Chalice Veil & Burse.
-Front and back decorated with machine embroidered Y-shaped orphreys and a machine embroidered IHS emblem on the back.
-Stoles finished with soft gold fringes and decorated with embroidered orphreys.
-All pieces fully lined.

Available Brocade Colors:

Dark Gold Brocade with Red Orphreys (See Accompanying Pieces)
White Gold Brocade with Red Orphreys

Measurement:

Length - 110 cm / 43.3”
Width at the widest point - 122 cm / 48”

Marian Children’s Missal
The large print, sturdy SEWN construction, and color illustrations make it a great missal for children.
Sr. Mary Theola, S.S.N.D
156 pp, 4" x 5", sewn, gold-embossed burgundy lexotone cover
Product #: SY624
$14.00
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If you have a child aged 4-8 and are looking for a Missal suited to their capabilities, look no further. We consider this the best missal for children in this age bracket.

Originally published in 1958, we, at one point, acquired and sold thousands of originals. After those supplies were exhausted, we decided to reprint this classic in full color.

It includes:

-The Ordinary of the Mass in large print English (with thirty-five color photos)
-The readings for all Sundays and major holy days (with thirteen color illustrations)
-Instructions on when to sit, stand, and kneel
-Prayers for before and after Holy Communion
-The indulgenced prayer before a crucifix
-A child’s preparation for Confession
-The prayers of the priest and responses of the laity for the Missa Recitiva (in Latin and English)

MARIAN Design - SEMIGOTHIC LOW MASS SET
Seraphic Vestments
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Semi-Gothic style Low Mass Set - Marian Design

-Set Comprises: Semi-Gothic style Chasuble, Stole, Maniple, Chalice Veil & Burse.
-Front and back decorated with machine embroidered Y-shaped orphreys with a machine embroidered emblem on the back.
-Fabric:  simple damask with machine embroidered orphreys.
-Stoles finished with soft gold fringes and decorated with embroidered orphreys.
-All pieces fully lined.

Click here to order a matching Marian Design Semigothic Dalmatic with Deacon Stole and Maniple

CD: Carols by Candlelight: Lessons & Carols from St. John Cantius, Chicago
The Christmas Story told through the Traditional Nine Lessons from the Bible with Christmas Carols and Motets
Christmas Festival Choir & Magnificat Choir of St. John Cantius, Chicago
CD Jewel Case
Product #: SY619
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SPECIAL DISCOUNTS
- 2-3 copies, $12.50 each
- 4+ copies, $10.00 each


TRACKS
1 hour and 20 minutes of Christmas Joy!

1 Once in Royal David’s City, Arr. Rev. Scott A. Haynes, SJC (4:50)
2 Bidding Prayer, Rev. C. Frank Phillips, C.R. (2:14)
3 Lesson 1: Richard Czajka III (2:20)
4 O Come, O Come Emmanuel, Arr. Rev. Scott A. Haynes, SJC (4:17)
5 Jesus Christ the Apple Tree, Stanford Scriven (3:02)
6 Lesson 2: Erik Gershfeld (0:38)
7 Angels from the Realms of Glory, Arr. Charles H. Giffen (2:10)
8 Quem Pastores Laudavere, Arr. John Rutter (1:30)
9 Lesson 3: Frank Williams (0:59)
10 Away in a Manger, Arr. Rev. Scott A. Haynes, S.J.C. (1:29) 
11 Wexford Carol, Arr. David Mooney (5:10)
12 Lesson 4:  Richard Ryan (1:19)
13 Huron Carol, Arr. Br. Chad McCoy, SJC (5:00)
14 O Little Town of Bethlehem, Lewis H. Redner (2:26)
15 Lesson 5:  John Macfarlane (1:57)
16 Ave Maria, Anton Bruckner (3:27)
17 Bethlehem Down, Peter Warlock (3:36)
18 Lesson 6:  Rudy Geter (0:57)
19 Angels We Have Heard on High, Traditional Carol (2:14)
20 Lesson 7: Craig Johnson (1:37)
21 It Came Upon A Midnight Clear, Richard S. Willis (3:09)
22 Cherry Tree Carol, Arr. Sir David Willcocks (1:59)
23 Lesson 8: Tony Mockus (2:26)
24 We Three Kings, John Henry Hopkins, Jr. (3:34)
25 Crown of Roses, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (2:47)
26 Lesson 9: Fr. C. Frank Phillips C.R. (1:37)
27 Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Silence, Sir Edward Bairstow (3:34)
28 Cпасение coдeлaл (“Salvation is Created”) Paul Tschesnokoff (3:19)
29 Good Christian men rejoice, arr. Sir John Stainer (2:00)
30 Collect and Blessing, Fr. C. Frank Phillips, C.R. (1:11)
31 Hark! The Herald Angel Sings, Arr. Charles H. Giffen (3:00)

 


The Scriptural Story of Lessons and Carols—the Coming of the Messiah
1st Lesson: Genesis 3: 8–15; 17–19
God tells sinful Adam that he has lost the life of Paradise and that his seed will bruise the serpent’s head.
2nd Lesson: Genesis 22: 15–18
God promises to faithful Abraham that in his seed shall all the nations of the earth be blessed.
3rd Lesson: Isaiah 9: 2; 6–7
The prophet foretells the coming of the Saviour.
4th Lesson: Isaiah 11: 1–3a; 4a; 6–9
The peace that Christ will bring is foreshown.
5th Lesson: Luke 1: 26–35; 38
The angel Gabriel salutes the Blessed Virgin Mary.
6th Lesson: Luke 2: 1; 3–7
St. Luke tells of the birth of Jesus.
7th Lesson: Luke 2: 8–16
The shepherds go to the manger.
8th Lesson: Matthew 2: 1–12
The wise men are led by the star to Jesus.
9th Lesson: John 1: 1–14
St. John unfolds the great mystery of the Incarnation.


In these Carols we enjoy these soloists:

 Away in a Manger, Arr. Rev. Scott A. Haynes, S.J.C.

Trevor Mitchell

 We Three Kings, John Henry Hopkins, Jr.

David Dubois, Bass
Trevor Mitchell, Tenor
Eric Lewis, Tenor

 O Little Town of Bethlehem, Lewis H. Redner

Eric Lewis, Tenor

In these Christmas Motets, we enjoy these soloists:

 Wexford Carol, Arr. David Mooney

Jenny Hayworth, Soprano

 The Cherry Tree Carol, Arr. Sir David Willcocks

Jenny Haworth, Soprano
David Dubois, Bass

Copyright © 2013. Biretta Books. Chicago. All Rights Reserved.

 

Jesus Christ is Risen Today
Easter Hymn Setting for Congregation, Choir, Organ and Orchestra
Arr. Rev. Scott A. Haynes, S.J.C.
Product #: SY636
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This is great setting of the classic Easter hymn, Jesus Christ is Risen Today for congregation, choir, organ, and orchestra which includes a festive fanfare and interludes between verses.

Orchestra:
Strings (Violin I, Violin II, Cello, Bass)
Brass (Trumpet I in C, Trumpet II in C)
Timpani
Woodwinds (Oboe I, Oboe II, Bassoon I, Bassoon II)

It is possible to perform this arrangement without the woodwinds.

With your purchase, you will emailed a “Print License” and PDF score allowing you to print the number of scores indicated on your purchase receipt.

JESUS CHRIST IS RISEN TODAY—SCORES
You will need to order these scores to perform this arrangement:

Conductor Score ($8.00 each)
Choral and Organ Score ($3.00 each, minimum order of 5)
Orchestra Parts for Brass, Timpani and Woodwinds ($8.00 per set of parts)
Orchestra Parts for Strings ($8.00 per set of parts)