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Saints Peter and Paul, Apostles (EF)

Liturgical Music

Official texts

  • Introit:
    1. Nunc Scío Vere [Liber Usualis p.1518]
    2. Nunc Scío Vere [Graduale Romanum p.532-533]
    3. Nunc Scío Vere [Gregorian Missal p. 641-642]
    4. Nunc Scío Vere (chant)
    5. Nunc Scío Vere by William Byrd
  • Gradual:
    1. Constítues éos [Liber usualis, p.1519-1520]
    2. Constítues éos [Graduale Romanum p.533]
    3. Constítues éos [Gregorian Missal p. 642-643]
    4. Constítues éos (chant)
    5. Constítues éos by William Byrd and José Maurício Nunes Garcia
  • Alleluia:
    1. Tu Es Pétrus [Liber usualis, p.1520]
    2. Tu Es Pétrus [Graduale Romanum p.534]
    3. Tu Es Pétrus [Gregorian Missal p. 643-644]
    4. Tu Es Pétrus (chant)
  • Offertory:
    1. Constítues éos [Liber usualis, p.1520-1521]
    2. Constítues éos [Graduale Romanum p.534]
    3. Constítues éos [Gregorian Missal p.644]
    4. Constítues éos (chant)
    5. Constítues éos by various composers
  • Communion:
    1. Tu Es Pétrus [Liber usualis, p.1521]
    2. Tu Es Pétrus [Graduale Romanum p.534-535]
    3. Tu Es Pétrus [Gregorian Missal p.645]
    4. Tu Es Pétrus (chant)
  • Mass settings:
    1. Mass II "Kyrie fons bonitatis" [Liber usualis, p.19-22]
    2. Mass III "Kyrie Deus sempiterne" [Liber usualis, p.40-43]
    3. Mass XI "Orbis factor" [Liber usualis, p.46-48]
    4. Mass II "Kyrie fons bonitatis" [Graduale Romanum, p.8-11* in back of book]
    5. Mass III "Kyrie Deus sempiterne" [Graduale Romanum, p.11-14* in back of book]
    6. Mass XI "Orbis factor" [Graduale Romanum, p.38-41* in back of book]
    7. Mass II "Kyrie fons bonitatis"
    8. Mass III "Kyrie Deus sempiterne"
    9. Mass XI "Orbis factor"

Other liturgical music


  • By All Your Saints Still Striving (WIII #706, HH #284, SMH #247)
  • Christ Is the King (WIII #500, CH #540, HH #286, CBW #546, EH #543)
  • Christian, Do You Hear the Lord? (WIII #594, CH #448, SMH #262)
  • Faith of Our Fathers (WIII #571, ICEL #186, HPSC #152, CH #634, PMB #149, CBW #603, AH #603, CHB #183, SMH #294, EH #393, VII #208)
  • Father, We Thank Thee, Who Hast Planted (WIII #558, HPSC #156, CH #374, PMB #121, CBW #676, AH #515, CHB #116, SMH #295, EH #195, VII #322)
  • Fight the Good Fight (ICEL #187, EH #560)
  • From All Thy Saints in Warfare (AH #592, VII #262)
  • Give Me the Wings of Faith (CHB #167)
  • God, We Praise You (WIII #535, SMH #317)
  • Holy God, We Praise Thy Name (WIII #524, ICEL #134, HPSC #180, CBW #631, PMB #127, AH #461, CH #568, CHB #222, SMH #345, EH #273, VII #217)
  • Jesus Shall Reign (ICEL #101, WIII #492, HH #253, PMB #107, CH #508, CHB #231, SMH #381, EH #542)
  • Let All on Earth Their Voices Raise (WIII #716, CHB #168)
  • Let All the World with Songs Rejoice (CH #338, ICEL #195, HH #299, SMH #395)
  • O Christ, the World's Salvation (Dennis DiPaolo)
  • O Light of Lights (HH #266) Change vs. 3 to "This day made regal by their blood Adorns eternal Rome. Their death makes strong our will to live before God's holy throne..."
  • O Taste and See (HPSC #265, PMB #193)
  • Tell His Praise in Song and Story (HPSC #310)
  • The Beauteous Light of God's Eternal Majesty (CHB #172)
  • The Church Triumphant in Thy Love (HPSC #314)
  • The Eternal Gifts of Christ the King (HPSC #317, ICEL #203, HH #300, CH #343, SMH #556, EH #132)
  • The Father's Holy Ones, the Blest (HH #293)
  • The Son of Man Has Come to Save from Hymns for the Liturgical Year (Kathleen Pluth)
  • Two Noble Saints (WIII #699)
  • Wouldst Thou A Patron See? (CHB #173)
  • Ye Servants of God, Your Master Proclaim (CD #911, CH #519, HPSC #357)
  • Ye Watchers and Ye Holy Ones (HPSC #359, WIII #707, AH #416, HH #275, PMB #71, CH #578, CHB #275, SMH #617, EH #599)
AH = The Adoremus Hymnal, Ignatius Press
CBW = Catholic Book of Worship II / Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops
CD = Cantate Domino / Hymnal Supplement, GIA Publications, Inc.
CH = The Collegeville Hymnal, The Liturgical Press
CHB = The Catholic Hymn Book [London Oratory], Gracewing Publishers
EH = The Hymnal 1940 (Episcopal), used by many Anglican Use Roman Catholic parishes
HH = Hymnal of the Hours, GIA Publications, Inc.
HPSC = Hymns, Psalms & Spiritual Canticles, out of print but excellent
ICEL = ICEL Resource Collection, GIA Publications, Inc.
LCH = Lumen Christi Hymnal, Illuminare Publications
PMB = People's Mass Book, World Library Publications, Inc.
SEC = Saint Edmund Campion Missal & Hymnal, Corpus Christi Watershed
SMH = The Saint Michael Hymnal – 4th Edition 2011, Saint Boniface Church, Lafayette IN
WIII = Worship, 3rd Edition, GIA Publications, Inc.

Choral Music

  • Christus vincit (Gregorian chant) [see Catholic Hymn Book #298]
  • Estote fortes (Marenzio/Angelini)
  • Fight the Good Fight (Austin Lovelace) [GIA Publications]
  • Go Ye into All the World (Robert Wetzler) [Augsburg]
  • Gustate et videte (Heinrich Isaac) [Chester]
  • Hodie Simon Petrus (William Byrd)
  • O Taste and See (R. Evan Copley) [Augburg]
  • O Taste and See (Ralph Vaughan Williams) [Oxford]
  • Sancti Dei omnes (J.M. Haydn/Proulx) [GIA Publications]
  • Simon, Son of John (Michael Starke)
  • Te Deum laudamus (Charpentier, Haydn, Mozart, Langlais)
  • Te Deum laudamus (Calvert Shenk)
  • The Keys of the Kingdom (Clifford McCormick) [Shawnee]
  • Their Sound Is Gone Out from Messiah (G.F. Handel)
  • There Is A Balm in Gilead (Spiritual)
  • Thou Art Peter (Tony Hewitt-Jones) [RSCM]
  • Tu es Petrus (William Byrd, Jacobus Clemens non Papa, Maurice Duruflé, Gabriel Fauré, Hans Leo Hassler, Cristóbal de Morales, Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, Lorenzo Perosi, Peter Philips, Tomás Luis de Victoria )
  • Upon This Rock (John Ness Beck) [G. Schirmer]
  • You Are Peter (William Tambylyn) [Boosey & Hawkes]

Organ Music

  • Chorale Fantasie on Lasst uns erfreuen (Flor Peeters) [Novello]
  • Chorale Prelude on the Tune Saint Peter (T. Tertius Noble) [Arthur P. Schmidt Co]
  • Chorale Toccata on Lasst uns erfreuen (R. Evan Copley) [H.W. Gray]
  • Faith of Our Fathers (Jack C. Goode) [Organist's Companion, October 1983]
  • Faith of Our Fathers (Burton Isaac)
  • Festive Processionals for Brass and Organ (Calvert Shenk)
  • Grosser Gott wir loben dich (Max Reger) [Thirty Chorale Preludes - Peters 3980]
  • Holy God, We Praise Thy Name (Heinrich Fleischer) [Parish Organist, Part 1 - Concordia]
  • Holy God, We Praise Thy Name (Wilbur Held) [Hymn Preludes for the Pentecost Season - Concordia 97-5517]
  • Holy God, We Praise Thy Name (Paul Manz) [Improvisations for Pentecost & Trinity Sunday - Morning Star Music Publ 10-500]
  • How Sweet the Name of Jesus Sounds (Paul Bouman) [Parish Organist, Part 3 - Concordia]
  • Jesus Shall Reign (Burton Isaac)
  • Lasst uns erfreuen (Lois Hill) [Organist's Companion, May 2001]
  • Messa apostolorum (Andrea Gabrieli)
  • Messa degli apostoli (Girolamo Cavazzoni)
  • Music for a Festive Occasion (Tim Knight)
  • Postlude and Chorale on Grosser Gott (Michael Sullivan) [Organist's Companion, May 1991]
  • Prelude on Grosser Gott (Michael Sullivan)
  • Prelude on Saint Catherine (James F. Konkel) [Organist's Companion, September 1992]
  • Reflection on Saint Caherine (Alice Jordan) [Organist's Companion, October 1984]
  • Reverie on Saint Peter (Eric Thiman) [Preludes and Voluntaries - G. Schirmer]
  • Ricercare (Marcantonio Cavazzoni)
  • Saint Catherine (David S. Harris) [Ten Hymn Preludes in Trio Style - Belwin-Mills]
  • Sorite (Theodore Dubois)
  • Toccata in do (Michelangelo Rossi)
  • Toccata on Holy God, We Praise Thy Name (Kevin Norris) [H.W. Gray]
  • Tu es petra from Esquisses byzantines (Henri Mulet) [Durand]
  • Valet will ich dir geben (J.S. Bach) Orgelwerke VII [C.F. Peters #246]
  • Valet will ich dir geben (J.S. Bach) arr. from Christus der ist mein Leben Church Organist's Golden Treasury III [Oliver Ditson Co]

Psalm numbering is according to the Latin Vulgate Bible.

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