Friday, February 22, 2013

Music for the Papal Transition

Gary Penkala of CanticaNova Publications has put together a fantastic resources for music for the Papal transition, a list that actually reflects liturgical priorities.

Musical Resources for Masses during
the Papal Transition

[For Pope
Benedict, for the Conclave, for the next Holy Father]


Dicit Dominus Petro, Graduale Romanum (chant) p.573
Dicit Dominus Petro, Gregorian Missal (chant) p.636
Misit Dominus Angelum suum, Graduale simplex (chant)
Now I know that the Lord, Simple English Propers
(Bartlett) p.378
Nunc scio vere, Graduale Romanum (chant) p.575
Nunc scio vere, Gregorian Missal (chant) p.641
Nunc scio vere, Liber usualis (chant) p.1518
Peter the Apostle, Lumen Christi Missal (Bartlett) p.964
The Lord Declared, Introit Hymns (Tietze) #79
The Lord said unto Peter, Simple English Propers
(Bartlett) p.373
The love of God has been poured out, Lumen Christi Missal
(Bartlett) p.985
These men, conquering all human frailty, Simple Choral
Gradual (Rice) p.278

Gradual / Responsorial Psalm

Constitues eos principes, Graduale Romanum (chant) p.576
Constitues eos principes, Graduale simplex (chant) p.283
Constitues eos principes, Gregorian Missal (chant) p.642
Constitues eos principes, Liber usualis (chant) p.1519
In omnem terram, Graduale Romanum (chant) p.427
In omnem terram, Gregorian Missal (chant) p.637
Lord, send out your Spirit, Lumen Christi Missal
(Bartlett) p.985
The angel of the Lord will rescue, Chabanel Psalmody
The angel of the Lord will rescue, Lumen Christi Missal
(Bartlett) p.757
The angel of the Lord will rescue, Parish Book of Psalms
The angel of the Lord will rescue, Vatican II Hymnal
(Ostrowski) p.692
Their message goes out, Vatican II Hymnal (Ostrowski)


But in my eyes your friends, Simple English Propers
(Bartlett) p.374
Confirm, O God, Lumen Christi Missal (Bartlett) p.985
Constitues eos principes, Graduale Romanum (chant) p.434
Constitues eos principes, Graduale simplex (chant) p.285
Constitues eos principes, Gregorian Missal (chant) p.644
Constitues eos principes, Liber usualis (chant) p.1520
Mihi autem nimis, Graduale Romanum (chant) p.435
Mihi autem nimis, Gregorian Missal (chant) p.639
You will make them princes, Lumen Christi Missal
(Bartlett) p.964
You will make them princes, Simple Choral Gradual (Rice)
You will make them princes, Simple English Propers
(Bartlett) p.379

Peter said: You are the Christ, Simple Choral Gradual
(Rice) p.280
Simon Ioannis, Graduale Romanum (chant) p.574
Simon Ioannis, Gregorian Missal (chant) p.640
Simon Joannis, Communio (Rice) p.250
Simon, son of John, Choral Communio (Rice) p.205
Simon, son of John, Simple English Propers (Bartlett)
The Spirit, whom I will send, Lumen Christi Missal
(Bartlett) p.986
Tu es Petrus, Communio (Rice) p.267
Tu es Petrus, Graduale Romanum (chant) p.577
Tu es Petrus, Graduale simplex (chant) p.286
Tu es Petrus, Gregorian Missal (chant) p.645
Tu es Petrus, Liber usualis (chant) p.1521
You are Peter, Choral Communio (Rice) p.207
You are Peter and upon this rock, Lumen Christi Missal
(Bartlett) p.965
You are Peter and upon this rock, Simple English Propers
(Bartlett, p.380

antiphons & hymns:
      Argentum et auram, Liber usualis (chant),
      Beate Pastor
Petre, Liber usualis (chant), p.1516
eos principes, Liber usualis (chant) p.1521
      Decora lux, Liber
usualis (chant) p.1522/1523
      Dixit angelus ad
Petrum, Liber usualis (chant), p.1515
      Hodie Simon
Petrus, Liber usualis (chant) p.1525
      In omnem terram,
Liber usualis (chant), p.1518
      Misit Dominus
angelum suum, Liber usualis (chant), p.1515
      Nimis honorati
sunt, Liber usualis (chanåt) p.1522
      Petrus et Joannes, Liber usualis (chant),
ligaveris, Liber usualis (chant), p.1517
      Tu es pastor
ovium, Liber usualis (chant), p.1516
      Tu es Petrus, Liber
usualis (chant), p.1515


  • By All Your Saints Still Striving (WIII #706, HH #284, SMH #247)
  • Christ Is the King (WIII #500, CH #540, HH #286, CBW #546, EH #543)
  • Christian, Do You Hear the Lord? (WIII #594, CH #448, SMH #262)
  • Faith of Our Fathers (WIII #571, ICEL #186, HPSC #152, CH #634, PMB #149, 
         CBW #603, AH #603, CHB #183, SMH #294, EH #393)
  • Father, We Thank Thee, Who Hast Planted (WIII #558, HPSC #156, CH #374,
         PMB #121, CBW #676, AH #515, CHB #116, SMH #295, EH #195)
  • Fight the Good Fight (ICEL #187, EH #560)
  • From All Thy Saints in Warfare (AH #592)
  • Give Me the Wings of Faith (CHB #167)
  • God, We Praise You (WIII #535, SMH #317)
  • Holy God, We Praise Thy Name (WIII #524, ICEL #134, HPSC #180, CBW
         #631, PMB #127, AH #461, CH #568, CHB #222, SMH #345, EH #273)
  • Jesus Shall Reign (ICEL #101, WIII #492, HH #253, PMB #107, CH #508, CHB
         #231, SMH #381, EH #542)
  • Let All on Earth Their Voices Raise (WIII #716, CHB #168)
  • Let All the World with Songs Rejoice (CH #338, ICEL #195, HH #299, SMH
  • O Christ, the World's Salvation (Dennis DiPaolo) [CanticaNOVA]
  • O Taste and See (HPSC #265, PMB #193)
  • Tell His Praise in Song and Story (HPSC #310)
  • The Beauteous Light of God's Eternal Majesty (CHB #172)
  • The Church Triumphant in Thy Love (HPSC #314)
  • The Eternal Gifts of Christ the King (HPSC #317, ICEL #203, HH #300, CH
         #343, SMH #556, EH #132)
  • The Father's Holy Ones, the Blest (HH #293)
  • The Son of Man Has Come to Save from Hymns for the Liturgical Year (Kathleen Pluth)  [CanticaNOVA]
     Two Noble Saints (WIII #699)
  • Wouldst Thou A Patron See? (CHB #173)
  • Ye Servants of God, Your Master Proclaim (CD #911, CH #519, HPSC #357)
  • Ye Watchers and Ye Holy Ones (HPSC #359, WIII #707, AH #416, HH #275,
          PMB #71, CH #578, CHB #275, SMH #617, EH #599)
AH = The Adoremus Hymnal, Ignatius
CBW = Catholic Book of Worship II /
Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops
CD = Cantate Domino / Hymnal
Supplement, GIA Publications, Inc.
CH = The Collegeville Hymnal, The
Liturgical Press
CHB = The Catholic Hymn Book [London
Oratory], Gracewing Publishers
EH = The Hymnal 1940 (Episcopal),
used by many Anglican Use Roman Catholic parishes
HH = Hymnal of the Hours, GIA
Publications, Inc.
HPSC = Hymns, Psalms &
Spiritual Canticles, out of print but excellent
ICEL = ICEL Resource Collection,
GIA Publications, Inc.
PMB = People's Mass Book, World
Library Publications, Inc.
SMH = The Saint Michael Hymnal, 3rd
Edition, Saint Boniface Church, Lafayette IN
WIII = Worship, 3rd Edition, GIA
Publications, Inc.


·  Christus vinvit (chant) [St. Gregory Hymnal]
·  Constitues eos principes (Jean de Bonmarché,
William Byrd, José Maurício Nunes
·  Feed My Lambs (Natalie Sleeth) [Carl Fischer]
·  Fight the Good Fight (Austin Lovelace) [GIA
·  From All That
(Colin Brumby) [CanticaNOVA]

·  Mihi autem nimis honorati (Giovanni Pierluigi
da Palestrina, Thomas Tallis)
·  Nunc scio vere (William Byrd)
·  Quodcunque ligaveris (William Byrd)
·  Sancti Dei omnes (J.M. Haydn/Proulx) [GIA
·  Simon, Son of
(Michael Starke) [CanticaNOVA]

·  Te Deum laudamus (Haydn, Mozart, Langlais)
·  Te Deum laudamus
(Calvert Shenk) [CanticaNOVA]
·  The Heavens Are Telling from The
(F.J. Haydn)
·  The Heavens Declare (William Billings)
·  The Heavens Declare the Glory of God (Thomas
Tomkins) [Concordia]
·  Their Sound Is Gone Out from Messiah
(G.F. Handel)
·  Their Sound Is Gone Out (Arthur Wills)
·  Tu es Petrus (William Byrd, Jacobus Clemens
non Papa, Gabriel Fauré, Hans Leo
      Hassler, Cristóbal de Morales,
Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, Lorenzo Perosi, Peter
      Philips. Tomás Luis de Victoria )


  • Cantilene from Symphonie romane (Charles-Marie Widor)
  • Festive Processionals for Brass and Organ (Calvert Shenk) [CanticaNOVA]
  • Messa apostolorum (Andrea Gabrieli)
  • Messa degli apostoli (Girolamo Cavazzoni)
  • Music for a Festive Occasion (Tim Knight) [CanticaNOVA]
  • Prelude to Te Deum (Marc-Antoine Charpentier)
  • Psalm XIX (Benedetto Marcello)
  • Ricercare (Fabrizio Fontana)
  • Toccata II tono (Bernardo Pasquini)
  • Tu es petra from Esquisses byzantines (Henri Mulet) [Durand]

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