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mass of new beginnings

Mass of New Beginnings
W. Clifford Petty

The Mass of New Beginnings is W. Clifford Petty’s setting of the new English translation, for the Roman Catholic Mass. This mass is a rich collection of soulful melodies combined with the evocative sound of the gospel genre. The mass includes the revised setting of Petty’s popular Glory to God and includes a reoccurring motif throughout the entire work.       World Library Publications

 

lead me guide me

Lead Me, Guide Me – Second Edition

Eight years in the making, this second edition of GIA’s African American hymnal is an expanded and enhanced version of its predecessor:

  • The full breadth of African American church music that is suitable for Catholic worship, along with a broader mix of common Catholic repertoire
  • An extensive mix of music styles, including a representative selection of music from Africa and the Caribbean
  • Music notation that reflects the performance practices in African American church communities
  • A comprehensive array of ritual music
  • Lectionary psalms written by some of today’s finest African American composers

 

body of christ

Mass for the Body of Christ
Jalonda M. Robertson

The Mass for the Body of Christ is an assembly-friendly, easy to learn Mass setting that is accessible to every church music ministry. Scored for cantor, congregation, SATB choir and piano with optional flute, Mass the Body of Christ utilizes various musical genres in fresh, new ways. From the up-beat Gloria to the lyrical Kyrie to the smooth jazz sounds of the Lamb of God the styles work beautifully together to move the hearts of a diverse assembly. It can easily be performed with an ensemble of piano, guitars, organ, or full contemporary band. Brass and timpani will enhance the setting for more festive occasions.