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Music Notes | Fourth Sunday in Lent

Many Sundays of the year are traditionally known by the first word(s) of the Introit (Entrance) chant assigned to them: the Fourth Sunday in Lent is thus known as Laetare Sunday, after its Introit, which begins ‘Laetare Jerusalem’ (Rejoice, O … Continue reading

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Music Notes | Third Sunday of Advent

On both the Second and Third Sundays of Advent the appointed Gospels focus upon the proclamation of John the Baptist: ‘Prepare / make straight the way of the Lord’. Several of our Advent hymns naturally take up this theme. ‘On … Continue reading

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Music Notes | Sixth Sunday After Pentecost

The Biblical Canticles – Psalm-like texts from books other than the Book of Psalms – have long formed a part of Morning and Evening Prayer. At the Reformation the Church of England eliminated a series of canticles used in rotation … Continue reading

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