Psallite Accompaniment/Vocal Edition: Year CThe Collegeville Composers Group (author)
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Psallite Accompaniment/Vocal Edition: Year A includes full accompaniments and vocal parts for all Sundays, solemnities, and major feast days of the liturgical year.Psallite is a new collection of entrance, responsorial, and communion songs inspired by the antiphons and psalms of the Roman Missal The songs are easy to use and learn with or without instruments The heart of Psallite comes from the new communion songs. The take their texts and themes from the Liturgy of the Word, especially from the gospel of the day, transformed into processional music.
The Collegeville Composers Group includes Carol Browning, Catherine Christmas, Cyprian Consiglio, OSB Cam, Paul F. Ford, PhD, and Paul Inwood.
Publisher: Liturgical Press
Number of pages: 350
Weight: 765 g
Dimensions: 276 x 216 x 17 mm
Edition: Vocal ed
Psallite has become an invaluable resource as I prepare various liturgies in the parish and diocese. I find the music accessible for groups of all ages, and our assemblies sing the refrains with ease after hearing them once or twice. For me, the outstanding aspect of Psallite is that our assemblies are singing the liturgy! This is what we should be doing, and Psallite provides the perfect way for us to introduce this practice. Sister Barbara Ann Long, OP, Director, Office of Divine Worship, Diocese of Monterey, California
It gives us a resource to reintegrate into our celebrations the ancient practice of singing the psalms at the entrance and communion processions. Such fine contemporary settings are a welcome addition to the repertoire of parish liturgical music.Celebrate!
This is an amazing project both in its scope and in its vision for congregational song! . . . Highly recommended!Judith Kubicki, Music Reviews, Worship, January, 2008
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