Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Solemn Pontifical Mass in Dublin Features Missa Papae Marcelli of Palestrina

As previously announced, yesterday, Monday, June 11th 2012, a Solemn Pontifical Mass was offered by the Archbishop of Ottawa, the Most Rev. Terrence Prendergast, in St Kevin's Church, Dublin as part of the 50th International Eucharistic Congress events taking place in that city.

The setting used for this Mass was the famed Missa Papae Marcelli of Palestrina. It was sung by the Lassus Scholars under the direction of Ite O'Donovan.

One of the most glorious pieces of that setting -- in my own estimation -- is the Kyrie. Here it is. (Unfortunately you will only get a very brief views of the liturgy itself at the beginning.)

Here, also, is the Gloria:

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