Gregorian Chant for All Seasons


Gregorian Chants for all Seasons

Choir of the Vienna Hofburgkapelle

Josef Schabasser (Conductor)

For each individual selection, first click on the underlined words, then click on "play track."

Ad Te levavi (To you I lift up), introit in mode 8 for the 1st Sunday in Advent.

Rorate caeli desuper (Drop down dew, ye heavens), introit in mode 4 for the 4th Sunday in Advent.

Dicite: Pusillanimes confortamini (Say: Ye fainthearted, take courage), communion in mode 7 for the third Sunday in Advent.

Gaudete in Domino semper (Rejoice in the Lord Always), introit in mode 1 for the 3rd Sunday in Advent.

Ave Maria, gratia plena (Hail Mary, Full of Grace), offertory in mode 8 for the 4th Sunday in Advent.

Jesu redemptor omnium, (Jesus, Redeemer of the whole world), hymn in mode 1 for Christmas Vespers.

Alleluia, Alleluia. Dies sanctificatus illuxit nobis (Alleluia, Alleluia. A sanctified day has shone upon us), alleluia of the 3rd Christmas Mass, in mode 8.

Video caelos apertos (I See the Heavens Open),  communion for the Feast of the Holy Confessor, Mode 8.

Justus et palma florebit (The righteous man blossoms like a palmtree), gradual in mode 2 for the Feast of the Holy Confessor.

Jubilate Deo universa terra (Rejoice in God, all ye lands!), offertory for the 2nd Sunday after Epiphany, Mode 6.

Dicut Dominus; implete hydrias. . .(The Lord saith: Fill the water-pots with water), communion in mode 6 for the 2nd Sunday after Epiphany.

Exurge, quare obdormis Domine (Arise, why sleepest Thou, O Lord?), introit in mode 1 for Sexagesima Sunday.

Commovisti Domine, terram (Thou hast moved the earth, O Lord), tract of Sexagesima Sunday, Mode 8. 

Intellige clamoren meum (Understand my cry), communion in mode 5 for the 2nd Sunday in Lent.

Improperium exspectavit cor meum (My heart hath expected reproach), offertory in mode 8 for Palm Sunday.

Dextera Domini fecit virtutem (The right hand of the Lord hath wrought strength), offertory in mode 2 for Maundy Thursday.

Haec dies, quam fecit Dominus (This is the day which the Lord hath made), gradual in mode 2 for Easter Sunday.

Alleluia, alleluia, pascha nostrum immolatis est Christus (Alleluia, alleluia. Christ our Paschal lamb is immolated.), in mode 7, for Easter Sunday.

Terra tremuit (The earth trembled), offertory in mode 4 for Mass for Easter Sunday.

Pascha Nostrum (Christ our Paschal lamb), alleluia in mode 7  forMass for Easter Sunday.

Regina caeli laetare, allelluia (Queen of Heaven, rejoice, alleluia), antiphon in mode 6.

Viri Galilaei (Ye men of Galilee), introit for Ascension, Mode 7.

Ascendit Deus in jubilatione (God is ascended with a shout), offertory for Ascension, Mode 1.

Quotiescumque manducabitis panem hunc (As often as you shall eat this Bread).

Gaudens gaudebo in Domino (I will greatly rejoice in the Lord).

Dignus est agnus (The Lamb that was slain is worthy), introit in mode 3 for the Feast of Christ the King.

Sedebit Dominus rex in aeternum (The Lord shall sit as King for ever), communion in mode 6 for the Feast of Christ the King. 

Justorum animae in mano Dei sunt (The souls of the just are in the hand of God), offertory in mode 1 for All Saints Day.

Beati mundo corde (Blessed are the pure of heart), communion in mode 1 for All Saints Day.

Requiem aeternam dona eis Domine (Give them eternal life, O Lord), introit in mode 6 for All Souls Day.

In paradisum deducant te angeli (May the angels lead you into paradise).