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Notes on the use of the scores

Gospel Acclamations
Alleluia except in Lent when Praise to you, O Christ is sung.

Eucharistic Prayer
The Preface Dialogue, Doxology and Amen are usually sung to the tones from the Missal.
For the Memorial Acclamation, the celebrant intones The mystery of faith from the Missal tone. The congregation can respond with one of the four responses in the missal.

Ordinary of the Mass
Mass XVI is short and suitable for weekdays.
Mass XVIII is suitable for Advent or Lent.
Mass XI (Orbis Factor) is suitable for Ordinary Time.
Mass VIII (De Angelis) is often sung, and tends to be best known by older generations. It is considerably more complex however than many of the other chants.
Credo I is suggested instead of Credo III as it is far simpler musically.
Some English settings of the Mass are available, although there are few noteworthy examples. Caution needs to be further exercised as the text does not always conform to the approved translation. These vernacular settings must usually be purchased.

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Missa I
Missa IV
Missa VIII
Missa XI
Missa XVI
Missa XVIII
Gospel Acclamations
Magnificat tone I
Magnificat tone II
Magnificat tone III
Magnificat tone IV
Magnificat tone V
Magnificat tone VI
Magnificat tone VII
Magnificat tone VIII
Antiphons to the BVM

Energy to burn off? Silliness to use up? Go Bananas for 2 minutes! Happy Half-Term to our choir members, schools and families...enjoy the last week of Easter and we look forward to seeing you all before too long.
https://youtu.be/Yk_Wfx80zas

Some fantastic singing coming up in 5 minutes! A little introduction to the ORGAN, Christ be our light, and an amazing version of Alan Simmons' Pop Festival! All delivered by the fabulous Lucy A, our Choral Director for Huddersfield and Kirklees.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jADaB0Sykqk

We've had a whole month of our daily singing sessions! Tune in to Lucy A's session at 2pm - see her play the organ, sing a great warm-up, Christ be our light, School Dinners and an amazing version of Alan Simmons' Pop Festival!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jADaB0Sykqk

Today is the Solemnity of The Ascension of the Lord - learn and sing the psalm for today's feast on our YouTube channel. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=By6325hox7A&list=PL0w4ZePR30aIUTcn2FnAPm1U9F4aKDTs7&index=6&t=0s

Five minutes until our 22nd - TWENTY-SECOND! - virtual singing session starts over on YouTube...what a half-term we've had learning to do this...some very upskilled choral directors here! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2huudABB_mo

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My voice is changing right now so I’m in this range where I can sing quite high or low, so I can either sing treble or tenor right now! When I sing it gives me more confidence in school and everywhere. The whole choir feels like a community and you get to meet lots of new people as well. My favourite pieces are some of the Glorias, I also like singing in other languages. 13 years old, Leeds Cathedral Senior Boys Choir ... See MoreSee Less

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Today at Leeds Cathedral:

9.30 am Mass (Cantor)

11 am Solemn Mass (Boys)
Missa in Honorem SS Cordis, Andriessen
Hodie & This little babe, Britten
Deo gratias, Britten
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I feel happy because it just lets all your emotions out. I like singing. My favourite thing about choir is singing, and I’m really excited for the BBC broadcast. We’ve been rehearsing for it since September, since we came back from the holidays. If you feel nervous about singing imagine it’s only you in the room and you’re singing to yourself. When I joined I was really nervous, but my sister was in the choir (she’s in Seniors now) and she helped me to sing. 10 years old, Bradford Junior Choir ... See MoreSee Less

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An excellent BBC rehearsal this afternoon for Bradford Catholic Youth Choir...tune in tomorrow at 10am! ... See MoreSee Less

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