Short Mass in C

music by Richard Runciman Terry
arranged for 2 voices by Jeremy de Satgé
(Catalogue C003)


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As part of our ongoing mission to help improve the state of Catholic parish music and in addition to our own catalogue of new and original publications, we are pleased to introduce our Christian Choral Classics Series, which contain new editions of older pieces of music that we consider of merit and suitable for parish choir performance.

Sir Richard Runciman Terry was the first Organist and Master of Music at Westminster Cathedral in London and was clearly interested in encouraging amateur parish choirs to sing (which is very much in keeping with our own aims).  Written in 1904, this is a useful setting of the Mass, still liturgically appropriate and which demonstrates how effective relatively simple music can be.  It is quite grand in style as well.  Originally intended to be sung in unison (which it may still may be) we have arranged it for Upper and Lower voices to give greater flexibility.  This is ideally sung with Female and Male Voices taking the upper and lower lines of music.  However, it may just as easily be sung by Sopranos and Altos or by Tenors and Basses.

The Cantor parts are optional but may be sung by soloists or semi-chorus as deemed appropriate.

We have deliberately kept dynamic and tempo markings to a minimum and these should be used as a guideline only.