A first Mass from today
  • chonakchonak
    Posts: 7,764
    Newly ordained priest Fr. Corey Bassett-Tirrell served as organist at St. Adelaide Parish in Peabody, MA before entering seminary, and returned there today for his first Mass. Here is a list of the music, with a few approximate times indicated:

    Bach: Prelude in E-flat major (BWV 522)
    Gabrieli: Canzona Personare no. 2
    Karg-Elert: Praise the Lord with drums and cymbals
    Entrance Hymn: "For All The Saints", SINE NOMINE, 8 verses (13:00)
    Kyrie: Palestrina: Missa aeterna Christi munera
    Gloria: Palestrina: Missa aeterna Christi munera
    Responsorial Psalm: plainchant, harmonization by Samuel A. Schmitt
    Choral Alleluia: arr. Mawby
    Offertory Anthem: Parry, "I was glad" (1:03:00)
    Offertory Hymn: "The Church's One Foundation", AURELIA
    Sanctus: Olbash: Mass of St Mary Star of the Sea (1:19:45)
    During Communion:
    Palestrina: Ego sum panis vivus (1:32:40)
    Byrd: Ave verum (1:41:00)
    Hymn: Parry: Jerusalem (1:49:50)
    Recessional Hymn: "Guide Me, O Thou Great Redeemer", CWM RHONDDA
    Postlude: Gigout: Grand Choeur Dialogué (1:57:00)

    Conducting: Michael Olbash
    Organist: John Robinson

    The Mass was celebrated in English, ad orientem, as is done for most Masses at the parish; the ceremony was streamed live on the Facebook, and here is the recording:
  • irishtenoririshtenor
    Posts: 1,063
    I played for a first Mass on Saturday, May 18 at 4:00pm. The newly-ordained is a *seventh* generation dairy farmer, and the Mass was in his native, lovely, country parish. He chanted the Mass beautifully, including the Roman Canon, according to the solemn tone.

    Preludes based on various Gregorian themes (Rossini/improvisation)
    Introit: Simple English Propers
    Kyrie: Chanted by deacon and congregation
    Gloria: Missa de Angelis
    Responsorial Psalm: Jeff Ostrowski
    Alleluia: O FILII ET FILIAE
    Creed: Credo III in English (ICEL)
    Offertory Hymn: Jesus, My Lord, My God, My All (SWEET SACRAMENT)
    Offertory Antiphon: Simple English Propers
    Sanctus: Missa de Angelis
    Memorial Acclamation: Mortem tuam...
    Lord's Prayer: Snow Chant
    Agnus Dei: Jubilate Deo
    Communion Antiphon: Simple English Propers
    Communion Hymn 1: Godhead Here in Hiding (ADORO TE DEVOTE)
    Communion Hymn 2: Draw Near (NEALE/Janco)
    Recessional: Praise, My Soul, the King of Heaven (LAUDA ANIMA)
    Postlude: I honestly can't remember the title, but it was written by Robert Lau
  • Joseph Michael
    Posts: 162
    Regarding the OP: Olbash AND Robinson. Wow!