Parish organist, choir master, music aficionado and overall decent fellow, Michael Semaan, has provided the blog with the music selections for this years Christmas Tridentine Mass at midnight at St. Joseph.
Excerpts from Messiah with orchestra – G. F. Handel
(11:10 PM Featured Prelude)
Missa Sancti Nicolai with orchestra– Franz Joseph Haydn
Dominus dixit – Gregorian chant
Laetentur caeli – Gregorian chant
O Magnum Mysterium – Tomas Luis de Victoria
In splendoribus – Gregorian chant
Ave Verum – Edward Elgar
If you cannot make this Mass, the music program will be repeated on the Feast of the Epiphany January 8, 2012 with the prelude starting at 9:10 a.m.