Month: September 2012

Archdiocese of Glasgow Music in the Liturgy Questionnaire Septembver 2012

Glasgow Archdiocesan Music Committee To update our insight to current use of liturgical music in your parishes and to enable us to offer help and support where it would be welcomed, we would be delighted if you would take a few minutes to complete and return this informal survey. *Please circle response. We would like to find out how parishes are getting on with the new Missal translation. Has the new Missal encouraged more musical participation? Yes No* Comment:   Have you been able to use adapted settings of existing music to accommodate the new text? Yes No* Detail:   Are you now comfortable using the new music settings of the Mass text? Yes No* Comment:   What settings are you using? Detail:   What is working well for you? Detail:   Do you use any Latin or Plainsong? Yes No* Detail:   We would like to know if we can help you in any way. If your parish would like support in planning or preparing music please let us know. What practical help and/or resources would be useful to you? Detail:   Do you make use of the St Mungo Music website? stmungomusic.org.uk or its linked site The Roman Missal? Yes No* Comment:   If so, have you found the new “search” facility useful? Yes No* Comment:   What additional facilities would be helpful for you? Detail:  ...

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Cantata The Legend of St Mungo

          graphic (c) Netta Ewing   This Cantata was written by David Morris and Gerry Fitzpatrick for Glasgow’s Year of Culture, 1990, performed in Glasgow Cathedral, St Mungo’s Church, and in the Kelvin Hall. In 2003 it was performed in Our Lady and St George’s Church in Penilee. Now in 2012 it will be sung by children, from some 20 schools, in Glasgow Cathedral on the 13th November marking the 14th centenary of St Mungo.   To access the score please click on the file below:...

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Poetry and Music Cafe 28th September 2012

Poetry and Music Cafe Friday 28th September 2012 7.30 – 9.45 in Blessed John Duns Scotus Parish Hall Local Poets: MARY HANRAHAN & STEPHEN ERIC SMYTH International Visitor: JAMES J. LAFFERTY Musical interludes: NOEL DONNELLY on Clarsach To access the details please click on the file below: Cafe    ...

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A Cantata: ‘Julie’ at St Michael’s Primary, Dumbarton September 5th 2012

Children getting ready for the Cantata         In thanksgiving for the the presence of the Sisters of Notre Dame in Dumbarton, and to mark their leaving the town, there are several celebrations including a Mass on September 15th, a Vespers of Our Lady on September 14th, and today, 5th September, a performance of the Cantata ‘Julie’ by St Michael’s Primary School. ‘Julie’ was written to mark the 250th anniversary of the founder of the Sisters of Notre Dame. Here are the score, the index page and some of the recordings made to enable the schools to prepare for the celebration in 2002. And here also is a report of the Cantata celebrated in September 2012. Report Score Index Julie The Smiling Saint 1 Come and meet 3 audio 2 Julie was born at Cavilly 5 audio 3 Then aged sixteen 8 audio 4 Oh the Good God 11 4 At twenty three 12 5 The Revolution 18 6 Aged forty eight 20 7 Amiens 23 It’s in the Eucharist 24 8 The first Sisters 26 Home 28 It’s in the Eucharist 30 9 Epilogue 31 Written and composed by Stephen Eric Smyth and Gerry Fitzpatrick for the Sisters of Notre Dame on the 250th anniversary of the birth of St Julie...

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