part of our ongoing mission to help improve the state of Catholic parish
music and in addition to our catalogue of new and original publications,
we are delighted to re-introduce into the choral repertoire new editions
of older pieces of music that we consider of merit and suitable for parish
These works form our Christian
Choral Classics series.
in A Minor is a simple but delightful polyphonic setting of the Mass
which has a bright and airy feel to it – and very positive and uplifting
for a Sunday Mass.
It is highly suitable for the Ordinary form of Mass, despite its
fairly long Agnus Dei.
It would make a useful addition to the repertoire of many amateur
parish choirs in that the vocal range is moderate for all voices.
the Mass should be performed unaccompanied.
However, if this is not practicable, then the organ part may be
have deliberately kept dynamic and tempo markings to a minimum and these
should be used as a guideline only.