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ST FRANCIS' CHOIR 326 Lonsdale Street MELBOURNE 3000 Tel./Fax: (03) 9639 4560 www.stfrancischoir.org.au MUSIC PROGRAM February – June 2009 The choir sings regularly at the 11.00am Sunday solemn Eucharist unless otherwise indicated. Occasionally, due to unforeseen circumstances, this program may be subject to change. February 8 Ordinary 5

R. Heagney L. Hoiby

A Festival Mass Hymn to the New Age

February 15 Ordinary 6

L. Vierne M. Dupré

Messe solenelle Ave verum corpus

February 22 Ordinary 7

A. Dvořák F. Mendelssohn

Mass in D major Grant us thy peace

March 1 Lent 1

W. Byrd R. Farrant

Mass for four voices Hide not thou thy face

March 8 Lent 2

T. L. da Victoria T. Tallis

Missa O quam gloriosum O nata lux

March 15 Lent 3

H. Schroeder H. Purcell

Missa Gregoriana Hear my prayer, O Lord

March 2 2 Lent 4

W. Byrd G. P. da Palestrina

Mass for four voices Super fluminis Babylonis

March 29

T. L. da Victoria F. Anerio

Missa O quam gloriosum Christus factus est

Lent 5

(with Canzona Brass)


HOLY WEEK & EASTER April 5 Passion/Palm

C. Willcock T. L. da Victoria J. Gallus

Trocaire Pueri Haebraeorum Beata Christi passio

April 9 Holy Thursday (6.00pm)

R. Heagney M. DuruflĂŠ T. L. da Victoria J. Kuhnau

Missa Castanea Ubi caritas et amor Tantum ergo Tristis est anima mea

April 10 Good Friday (3.00pm)

C. Mawby J. Gallus H. Purcell F. Anerio

The Reproaches Beata Christi passio Hear my prayer, O Lord Christus factus est

8.00pm

J. Haydn

Stabat Mater

April 11 Easter Vigil (8.00pm)

R. Heagney Dutch, arr. Wood J. Noyon (arr. Proulx)

Mass for a Jubilee This joyful Eastertide Cantate Domino

April 12 Easter Sunday

J. Haydn R. Proulx W. A. Mozart G. F. Handel

Little Organ Mass Easter Sequence Laudate Dominum Hallelujah!

(with the Symphonia of Melbourne)

(with Canzona Brass)

(with the Chamber Strings of Melbourne)


THE SEASON OF EASTER April 19 Easter 2

Guest choir - TBA

April 26 Easter 3

J. Byrne J. Byrne

Mass for New Norcia* Save your people*

(*First performances)

Vulpius arr. Ley

The strife is o’er

May 3 Easter 4

R. Proulx R. Heagney J. S. Bach

Mass for the City You will draw water joyfully Flocks in pastures green abiding

May 10 Easter 5

A. Dvořák D. Fellows L. King

Mass in D major Springs of water Let us love in deed and truth

May 17 Easter 6

A. Halliday T. L. da Victoria J. Ireland

Missa pro communitate Vidi aquam Greater love

May 24 Ascension

C. Saint-Saëns T. Savoy J. Gallus

Messe à quatre voix, Op. 4 Springs of water Ascendit Deus

May 31 Pentecost

J. Haydn R. Proulx J. Haydn

Harmoniemesse Veni, Sancte Spiritus Achieved is the glorious work

June 7 Trinity

N. Ancell F. Mendelssohn

Missa Trinitatis Above him stood the cherubim

June 14 Corpus Christi

J. Haydn J. Haydn

Creation Mass The heavens are telling

(with the Symphonia of Melbourne)

(St Francis’ Choir is joined by St Paul’s Choir, Geelong and the Symphonia of Melbourne.)


St Francis' Choir Music Program Feb - June 2009