An RC Mass Setting from Seal Church (Philip Le Bas)

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  • (Posted 2015-02-08)   CPDL #34513:  Network.png PDF, MP3, MXL, SIB and MIDI files available.
Editor: Philip Le Bas (submitted 2015-02-08).   Score information: A4, 12 pages, 675 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: An ecumenical offering from Seal Church using the English words of the 2010 Roman Missal. There are 2 pdf files, one with the full score and the other with the congregational part alone.
The revised setting now includes "Lord, have mercy", "Glory to God", "Holy, holy, holy", "We proclaim your death", "Great Amen" and "Lamb of God". The organ part in particular has been substantially updated.

General Information

Title: An RC Mass Setting from Seal Church - Revised 2017, with added "Great Amen"
Composer: Philip Le Bas

Number of voices: 1-4 vv   Voicing: SATB (flexible)
Genre: SacredVernacular Mass

Language: English
Instruments: Organ

Published: 2015/2017

Description: A setting of sung parts of the RC Mass. Words from the English translation of The Roman Missal (2010), International (RC) Commission on English in the Liturgy. Although several of these settings are scored for SATB choir and organ, the voicing is designed to be flexible. The congregation is encouraged to sing the main melody or soprano line, while a choir may join in with as many of the other lines as they feel able to provide!

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Original text and translations

English.png English text

1.
 Lord, have mercy. Lord, have mercy.
 Christ, have mercy. Christ, have mercy.
 Lord, have mercy. Lord, have mercy.

2.
Glory to God in the highest,
and on earth peace to people of good will.
We praise you,
we bless you,
we adore you,
we glorify you,
we give you thanks for your great glory,
Lord God, heavenly King,
O God, almighty Father.
Lord Jesus Christ, Only Begotten Son,
Lord God, Lamb of God, Son of the Father,
you take away the sins of the world, have mercy on us;
you take away the sins of the world, receive our prayer;
you are seated at the right hand of the Father, have mercy on us.
For you alone are the Holy One,
you alone are the Lord,
you alone are the Most High,
Jesus Christ,
with the Holy Spirit,
in the glory of God the Father.
Amen.

3.
Holy, Holy, Holy Lord God of hosts.
Heaven and earth are full of your glory.
Hosanna in the highest.
Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord.
Hosanna in the highest.

4.
We proclaim your Death, O Lord,
and profess your Resurrection
until you come again.

5.
Amen, amen, amen.

6.
Lamb of God, you take away the sins of the world, have mercy on us.
Lamb of God, you take away the sins of the world, have mercy on us.
Lamb of God, you take away the sins of the world, grant us peace.


For information, refer to the Mass page. For texts and translations, see the individual pages:

KyrieGloriaCredoSanctus & BenedictusAgnus Dei