Officium Majoris Hebdomadae

Officium Majoris Hebdomadae

Chant book which we mentioned in the last post, is already available online on the webpage of CMAA.

It contains chants for celebrations of Holy Week starting with Palm Sunday (including earlier supplied Passion Narratives)through Easter Triduum and Easter Sunday, Monday and Tuesday. From the whole interresting content we pick out:

  • Lamentations of Jeremiah with simple tones,
  • famous Hymns like Vexilla regis, Pange lingua, Crux fidelis
  • Celebration of Mass of the Chrism (Missa Chrismatis)
  • Exsultet

In appendix there are chants for feasts of few saints, common tunes for psalmody, lectures, prayers and others. PDF file has 553 pages and it takes about 18.5 MB on your harddisk.
The whole name of the book:

et Octavæ Paschæ
cum canto

juxta ordinem
Breviarii, Missalis et Pontificalis Romani
editio compendiosa i juxta typicam
sumptibus et typis Friderici Pustet
S. Sedis Apost. et S. Rituum Congregationis typographi

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