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Learning Latin and Gregorian Chant to Save the World! Each episode features underorganized attempts to address the amazing Gregorian chant deficiencies prevalent in the world today. Do you suffer from Eucharistic Cardio Insufficiency? Try kick-starting your prayer-life with the secret weapon of the … read more

188 Episodes | 2019 - 2022

There is no rose of such virtue

November 24th, 2022

2:38

Quick video of a piece. Someone asked which tune we knew, so here it is.

Astra quae terram - Gregorian chant hymn to St Philomena in Latin

August 15th, 2022

3:00

It was St Philomena's feast day 12 August. Someone requested me to sing a hymn to St Philomena in Latin. Sure enough there was a thread on the Musica Sacra forum about chant hymns for St Philomena and you can read the …

Corda Pia Inflammantur - Hymn for St Francis - Gregorian chant

August 12th, 2022

5:00

This is the leftover recording from my #100daysofchant challenge. You see, there's just too much Gregorian chant out there.

Ave Maria - Gregorian Chant mode 1

August 11th, 2022

1:40

Day 100 of #100daysofchant 

Well, this is the final installment. I hope you enjoyed the ride.

https://newbookoldhymns.brandt.id.au/hymns/avemaria.html

Da pacem Domine - grant peace, O Lord - short antiphon for Peace in our days

August 10th, 2022

0:50

Day 99 of #100daysofchant 

Da pacem Domine, in diebus nostris. Quia non est aliud qui pugnet pro nobis nisi tu Deus noster.

Give peace, O Lord, in our days because there is no one else who will fight for us if not you, …

Virgo Dei Genitrix - the short hymn to Our Lady with the most elisions

August 9th, 2022

1:20

Day 98 of #100daysofchant

1. Virgo Dei Genitrix, quem totus non capit orbis:

In tua se clausit viscera factus homo.

1. O Virgin Mother of God, He …

Adoremus in Aeternum - responsary-ish hymn for the end of Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament.

August 8th, 2022

1:30

Day 97 of #100daysofchant 

Adoremus in aeternum, sanctissimum sacramentum.

Let us adore forever the most Holy Sacrament (Jesus truly present under …

O Salutaris Hostia - O saving Victim - penultimate verse of Verbum Supernum

August 6th, 2022

1:57

Day 95 of #100daysofchant

Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament is one of those old devotions that sometimes gets taken for granted, but seems to be a …

Little Office BVM Compline in Gregorian Chant with updated Psalm Tone

August 5th, 2022

10:07

Day 94 of #100daysofchant 

So close to finishing!

For anyone new, I have been working on a course teaching people how to Sing the Little Office of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Latin since 2020. Recently someone asked …

Illuxerunt coruscationes - Introit for the Transfiguration - Lightning!

August 4th, 2022

1:49

Day 93 of #100daysofchant 

The Introit for the feast of the Transfiguration of Our Lord (6 August)

ILLUXÉRUNT coruscatiónes, tuæ orbi terræ: commota …

Visionem quam vidistis - Communion antiphon for the Transfiguration

August 3rd, 2022

0:55

Day 92 of #100daysofchant 

Visionem quam vidistis, nemini dixeritis, donec a mortuis resurgat Filius hominis.

Tell the vision which you have seen to no man until the Son of Man is risen from the dead.

or Television to …

Another Quae est ista + Magnificat for the Catena Legionis Mariae - from Lauds of the Assumption

August 2nd, 2022

3:39

Day 91 of #100daysofchant 

The visuals are pages 207 and 1600^4 from the Liber Usualis 1961.

Here's my earlier version using a Communion Antiphon:

https://youtu.be/XpEtkYi8vI0


Vexilla Regis - Abroad the regal banners fly - Gregorian chant - sonorous Passiontide meditation

August 1st, 2022

3:23

Day 90 of #100daysofchant 

We sang this as an intermission procession for a production of The Man Born to Be King at the Great Hall in Sydney …

Sacris Solemniis - cool hymn to Jesus in the Blessed Sacrament

July 31st, 2022

3:41

Day 89 of #100daysofchant
This hymn is more famous for the last two verses: Panis Angelicus.

More info

Salve Festa Dies - Cool chorus, tricky verses - Easter procession hymn - Hail festival day!

July 30th, 2022

4:09

Day 88 of #100daysofchant 

You guys probably all go to the Easter Vigil and sleep in on Easter Sunday, don't you? Well, some really cool stuff …

Ubi Caritas est vera (with one slip into "et amor") Gregorian Chant

July 29th, 2022

2:45

Day 87 of #100daysofchant 

I went with the "est vera" version thinking that it would be the better version as the new books were using it - like the …

Stabat Mater - the easy hymn version - Our Lady of Sorrows by the Cross

July 28th, 2022

4:22

Day 86 of #100daysofchant

This one's a classic hymn to accompany the Stations of the Cross. The Latin is so brief and concise and beautiful. There's …

Crux Fidelis - Faithful Cross - the 1962 Liber Usualis version

July 27th, 2022

8:38

Day 85 of #100daysofchant  

I love how the chorus repeats in two parts. Keeps you awake figuring out which chorus comes next. Also makes it a bit …

Pange Lingua - sing my tongue - Benediction Hymn by Thomas Aquinas

July 26th, 2022

3:01

Day 84 of #100daysofchant  

You know this one, don't you? 

There's a bit more information here (along with a crossword puzzle to test your vocabulary …

Adoro Te Devote - Thomas Aquinas' really cool hymn to Jesus in the Blessed Sacrament

July 25th, 2022

3:14

Day 83 of #100daysofchant  

Everyone should know this one. I keep assuming everyone does, and that's probably why I haven't recorded it already. This …

Haec Dies - This is the day that the Lord hath made - Melismatic Easter Chant

July 24th, 2022

1:18

Day 82 of #100daysofchant

This is the day that the Lord hath made. Let us rejoice and be glad in it.

Haec dies quam fecit Dominus: exsultemus et …

Inclina aurem tuam - Communion antiphon for 7th Sunday after Pentecost

July 23rd, 2022

1:51

Day 81 of #100daysofchant 

This is the Communion Antiphon for this Sunday. I've sung it with the extra verses as found in the Goupil Gradual from Corpus Christi Watershed.

INCLÍNA aurem tuam, accélera ut erípias me.

Bow …

Sicut in holocaustis - Offertory 7th Sunday post Pentecost

July 22nd, 2022

1:46

Day 80 of #100daysofchant

This is the offertory antiphon for Mass this Sunday 

SICUT in holocáustis aríetum et taurórum, et sicut in míllibus agnórum …

Omnes gentes plaudite manibus - clap your hands! Introit 7th Sunday after Pentecost

July 21st, 2022

1:45

Day 79 of #100daysofchant 

This is the Introit for Mass this Sunday

OMNES gentes, pláudite manibús: jubiláte Deo in voce exsultatiónis. 

Ps. 46. 3. …

Compline: Chant Little Office of the Immaculate Conception

July 19th, 2022

3:38

Day 77 of #100daysofchant

The final installment in the simple sing-through the Little Office of the Immaculate Conception.

More info :

Vespers: Chant Little Office of the Immaculate Conception

July 18th, 2022

3:15

Day 76 of #100daysofchant

The penultimate installment in the simple sing-through the Little Office of the Immaculate Conception.

More info :

None: Chant Little Office of the Immaculate Conception

July 17th, 2022

2:57

Day 75 of #100daysofchant

The fifth installment in the simple sing-through the Little Office of the Immaculate Conception.

More info :

Sext: Chant Little Office of the Immaculate Conception

July 16th, 2022

3:01

Day 74 of #100daysofchant

The fourth installment in the simple sing-through the Little Office of the Immaculate Conception.

More info :

Terce: Chant Little Office of the Immaculate Conception

July 15th, 2022

2:57

Day 73 of #100daysofchant

The third installment in the simple sing-through the Little Office of the Immaculate Conception.

More info :

Prime: Chant Little Office of the Immaculate Conception

July 14th, 2022

2:57

Day 72 of #100daysofchant

The second installment in the simple sing-through the Little Office of the Immaculate Conception.

More info :

Matins: Chant Little Office of the Immaculate Conception

July 13th, 2022

3:36

Day 71 of #100daysofchant

The first installment in the simple sing-through the Little Office of the Immaculate Conception.

More info :

Taking an Antiphon from the Little Office and adding a matching Alleluia

July 11th, 2022

0:41

Day 69 of #100daysofchant

Let's pray for children making their first Holy Communion.

More info here:

https://www.brandt.id.au/post/alleluia-match/

Flos Carmeli - ready for 16 July - remember to kiss your scapular

July 10th, 2022

2:33

Day 68 of #100daysofchant

The Carmelite sequence for 16 July. Two of my children help me out here.

Salve Mater misericordiae - Hail, Mother of mercy (have mercy on this recording!)

July 9th, 2022

4:59

Day 66 of #100daysofchant

I didn't do a great job here - I missed a verse accidentally and went flat, but hoping that on the balance, it may illuminate another corner of the treasure trove of the Church's patrimony of …

Regina Mundi - Queen of the World and Lady of Mt Carmel

July 9th, 2022

0:59

Day 67 of #100daysofchant 

Regina Mundi - the communion antiphon for the feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel coming up on the 16th July

REGÍNA mundi …

Stella caeli - hymn to Our Lady against plague

July 7th, 2022

2:13

Day 65 of #100daysofchant

https://www.ccwatershed.org/2020/03/13/stella-caeli-a-hymn-against-pestilence/

The Star of Heaven that nourished the Lord drove away the plague of death which the first parents of man brought …

Maria Mater Gratiae - quick 2 verse hymn to Our Lady, Mother of Grace

July 6th, 2022

0:57

Day 64 of #100daysofchant 

Wikipedia interleaves the text with the English translation:

Maria, mater gratiae,

Mary, gracious mother,

Dulcis parens …

Exaudi, Domine, vocem meam - 5th Sunday after Pentecost

July 4th, 2022

2:20

Day 62 of #100daysofchant

The Introit for the 5th Sunday after Pentecost (that's next Sunday, so get practising!)

EXAUDI, Dómine, vocem meam, qua clamávi ad te: adjútor meus esto, ne derelínquas me, neque despícias me, …

Unam petii - One thing have I asked - Communio 5th Sunday after Pentecost

July 3rd, 2022

1:08

Day 61 of #100daysofchant

UNAM pétii a Dómino, hanc requíram: ut inhábitem in domo Dòmini ómnibus diébus vitæ meæ.

One thing I have asked of the Lord, this will I seek after: that I may dwell in the house of the Lord …

Dominus firmamentum meum - Communion 4th Sunday after Pentecost

July 2nd, 2022

0:45

Day 60 of #100daysofchant 

DÓMINUS firmaméntum meum, et refúgium meum, et liberátor meus: Deus meus adjútor meus. 

The Lord is my firmament, and my refuge, and my deliverer, my God is my helper.

Calix benedictionis - Offertory for the Most Precious Blood

July 1st, 2022

1:11

Day 59 of #100daysofchant 

The feast of the Most Precious Blood is on 1st July. This is the Offertory Antiphon:

CALIX benedictiónis, cui benedícimus, …

Christus semel - Communion for the Most Precious Blood

June 30th, 2022

0:37

Day 58 of #100daysofchant 

The feast of the Most Precious Blood is on 1st July. This is the Communion Antiphon:

CHRISTUS semel oblátus est ad …

Redemisti nos - Introit for the Most Precious Blood

June 29th, 2022

2:31

Day 57 of #100daysofchant 

The feast of the Most Precious Blood is on 1st July. This is the Introit or Entrance Antiphon:

REDEMISTI nos, Dómine, in …

Jesu Rex Admirabilis - Palestrina Plus Plainchant

June 28th, 2022

3:33

Day 56 of #100daysofchant 

Jesu Rex Admirabilis is one part of St Bernard of Clairvaux's Really Long Poem. The other popular part is Jesu Dulcis …

Chant Antiphons for the Joyful Mysteries of the Rosary - Mysteria Gaudi

June 27th, 2022

4:41

Day 55 of #100daysofchant 

Here are the five antiphons for the five joyful mysteries of the Rosary as in Cantus Selecti from Solesmes.


Support this …

Dico vobis: Joy over 1 sinner who repents - Communion antiphon for 3rd Sunday after Pentecost

June 26th, 2022

0:24

Day 54 of #100daysofchant

The Communion Antiphon for last Sunday, the Third Sunday after Pentecost. I brought my microphone to choir practice so you hear three of us singing today.

DICO vobis: gáudium est Angelis Dei …

Alleluia - assumpta est Maria in caelum

June 25th, 2022

1:45

Day 53 of #100daysofchant

Alleluia! Assumpta est Maria in Caelum - Mary is assumed into heaven. 

The Alleluia for the feast of the Annunciation


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Chant Antiphons for the Sorrowful Mysteries of the Rosary - Mysteria Doloris

June 24th, 2022

3:25

Day 52 of #100daysofchant

Here are the five antiphons for the five sorrowful mysteries of the Rosary as in Cantus Selecti from Solesmes.

Imitatores mei estote - communion for St Anthony Mary Zaccaria

June 23rd, 2022

6:54

Day 51 of #100daysofchant 

IMITATÓRES mei estóte, fratres, et observáte eos, qui ita ámbulant, sicut habétis formam nostram. 

Be followers of Me, …

In conspectu Angelorum - Offertory for St Anthony Mary Zaccaria

June 22nd, 2022

3:46

Day 50 of #100daysofchant 

IN conspéctu Angelórum psallam tibi: adorábo ad templum sanctum tuum, et confitébor nómini tuo. 

I will sing praise to …

Alleluia - Repleti fructu - St Anthony Mary Zaccaria

June 21st, 2022

6:41

Day 49 of #100daysofchant 

A priest requested recordings of the propers for 5th July for a Missa Cantata celebrating his 20th anniversary of priestly …

Testis mihi est - Gradual for St Anthony Mary Zaccaria

June 20th, 2022

8:00

Day 48 of #100daysofchant

A priest requested recordings of the propers for 5th July for a Missa Cantata celebrating his 20th anniversary of priestly …

Sermo meus - Introit for St Anthony Mary Zaccaria

June 19th, 2022

6:05

Day 47 of #100daysofchant

A priest requested recordings of the propers for 5th July for a Missa Cantata celebrating his 20th anniversary of priestly …

Gustate et videte - Taste and See!

June 18th, 2022

0:38

Day 46 of #100daysofchant

Gustate et videte, quoniam suavis est Dominus; beatus vir qui sperat in eo.

Taste and see that the Lord is sweet; blessed is the man who trusts in him.

Tantum Ergo - Mozarabic or Spanish tune

June 17th, 2022

1:02

Day 45 of #100daysofchant

Tantum ergo Sacramentum
Veneremur cernui:
Et antiquum documentum
Novo cedat ritui:
Praestet fides supplementum
Sensuum defectui.

Genitori, Genitoque
Laus et jubilatio,
Salus, honor, virtus …

Tantum Ergo - oddly familiar tune - Samuel Webbe?

June 16th, 2022

1:12

Day 44 of #100daysofchant

Tantum ergo Sacramentum
Veneremur cernui:
Et antiquum documentum
Novo cedat ritui:
Praestet fides supplementum
Sensuum defectui.

Genitori, Genitoque
Laus et jubilatio,
Salus, honor, virtus …

Tantum Ergo for a Plenary Indulgence for Corpus Christi

June 15th, 2022

1:45

Day 43 of #100daysofchant

Tantum ergo Sacramentum
Veneremur cernui:
Et antiquum documentum
Novo cedat ritui:
Praestet fides supplementum
Sensuum defectui.

Genitori, Genitoque
Laus et jubilatio,
Salus, honor, virtus …

Te Laudamus - cool Benediction hymn

June 14th, 2022

1:13

Day 42 of #100daysofchant

The sound of this one strikes me as very cool, laid back, then the really funky downward scale. It's almost like a profound …

O salutaris #5 from the Ward Hymnal on the Kalimba

June 13th, 2022

0:37

Chant on the Kalimba from the Ward Method Hymnal

Day 41 of #100daysofchant 

This is the tune for the Passiontide hymn, Vexilla Regis, set to the words for the Benediction hymn O Salutaris Hostia.

You can find a link to …

O salutaris #3 from the Ward Hymnal on the Kalimba

June 12th, 2022

0:38

Chant on the Kalimba from the Ward Method Hymnal

Day 40 of #100daysofchant 

This is the tune for the Pentecost hymn, Veni Creator Spiritus, set to the words for the Benediction hymn O Salutaris Hostia.

You can find a …

O salutaris #2 from the Ward Hymnal on the Kalimba

June 11th, 2022

0:34

Chant on the Kalimba from the Ward Method Hymnal

Day 39 of #100daysofchant

This is the tune for the Advent hymn, Creator Alme Siderum, set to the words for the Benediction hymn O Salutaris Hostia.

You can find a link to …

Benedicimus Deum - communion for Trinity Sunday

June 10th, 2022

0:51

Day 38 of #100daysofchant

BENEDÍCIMUS Deum Cœli, et coram ómnibus vivéntibus confitébimur ei: quia fecit nobíscum misericórdiam suam.

We bless the God of heaven, and before all living we will praise Him; because He has …

Benedictus sit - Introit for Trinity Sunday

June 9th, 2022

2:15

Day 37 of #100daysofchant

BENEDÍCTA sit sancta Trínitas, atque, indivisa únitas: confitébimur ei, qua fecit nobíscum misericórdiam suam. (Ps. 8. 2). Dómine Dóminus noster, quam admirábile est nomen tuum in univérsa …

Jam sol recedit - vespers hymn for Trinity Sunday

June 8th, 2022

1:09

Day 36 of #100daysofchant 

I love how this hymn for Trinity Sunday has 3 verses. Plus it's almost exactly the same as the regular Vespers hymn for …

Sight singing Gregorian Chant - Simile est regnum caelorum

June 7th, 2022

2:20

Day 35 of #100daysofchant 

Using my random chant script which you can find in this blog post:

https://www.brandt.id.au/post/hundreddaysofchant/

I randomly selected this piece:

Sight singing Gregorian Chant - Tôi tin Chúa Giêsu đã sinh hườn.

June 6th, 2022

4:35

Day 34 of #100daysofchant 

Using my random chant script which you can find in this blog post:

https://www.brandt.id.au/post/hundreddaysofchant/

I randomly selected this piece:

Sight singing Gregorian Chant - Pange Lingua

June 5th, 2022

3:02

Day 33 of #100daysofchant 

Using my random chant script which you can find in this blog post:

https://www.brandt.id.au/post/hundreddaysofchant/

I randomly selected this piece:

Sight singing Gregorian Chant - Laudate Dominum

June 4th, 2022

4:05

Day 31 of #100daysofchant  

Using my random chant script which you can find in this blog post: 

https://www.brandt.id.au/post/hundreddaysofchant/

I randomly selected this piece:

Sight singing Gregorian Chant - Inveni David

June 3rd, 2022

5:21

Day 32 of #100daysofchant  

Using my random chant script which you can find in this blog post: 

https://www.brandt.id.au/post/hundreddaysofchant/ 

I randomly selected this piece: 

Veni Creator - chant plus polyphony - Couturier

June 2nd, 2022

3:26

Day 30 of #100daysofchant 

Because we had the four voices to give this a go. 

It's a bit rough. 

There are lots of better recordings available on the interwebs.

But this may give someone the courage to give this a go.

Beata nobis gaudia - Hymn for Pentecost with the "Gaudeamus" pattern

June 1st, 2022

3:00

Day 29 of #100daysofchant

Beata nobis gaudia
Anni reduxit orbita,
Cum Spiritus paraclitus
Illapsus est Apostolis.

Ignis vibrante lumine
Linguæ …

Veni Sancte Spiritus - Come Holy Spirit, fill the hearts of thy faithful

May 31st, 2022

1:17

Day 28 of #100daysofchant

Here's that well known prayer:

Veni, Sancte Spiritus, reple tuorum corda fidelium et tui amoris in eis ignem accende.

Come, …

Factus est repente - Sound of a big wind at Pentecost

May 30th, 2022

1:01

Day 27 of #100daysofchant

I might say this a lot, but I really love this one. It's the Communion Antiphon for Pentecost Sunday.

Factus est repénte de cœlo sonus, tamquam adveniéntis spíritus veheméntis, ubi erant …

Confirma hoc - Offertory for Pentecost

May 29th, 2022

1:17

Day 26 of #100daysofchant

Back on day 24 I mentioned this piece. Look back to that one if you find this one a tad tricky to sing for Pentecost Sunday Mass. You need to add in a few words to match up.

Confirma hoc Deus, …

Emitte Spiritus - Send forth Thy Spirit - Pentecost is coming!

May 28th, 2022

0:22

Day 25 of #100daysofchant

Emitte spiritum tuum et creabuntur et renovabis faciem terrae. Alleluia.

Send forth Thy Spirit, and they shall be created, and Thou shalt renew the face of the earth. Alleluia.

Confirma hoc - the short antiphon for Confirmations and Pentecost

May 27th, 2022

0:25

Day 24 of #100daysofchant

This antiphon is handy for when the Offertory of Pentecost seems too hard. Or for Confirmations.

Confirma hoc Deus, quod operatus es in nobis; A templo tuo quod est in Jerusalem, tibi offerent …

O Rex Gloriae - a little like an O Antiphon

May 26th, 2022

0:52

Day 23 of #100daysofchant

A Magnificat antiphon for the Ascension.

O rex Gloriae, Domine virtutum, qui triumphator hodie super omnes coelos ascendisti, ne derelinquas nos orphanos, sed mitte promissum Patris in nos …

Psallite Domino - Communion antiphon for Ascension

May 25th, 2022

0:46

Day 22 of #100daysofchant

Communion antiphon for the win.

Happy Feast of the Ascension!

PSÁLLITE Dómino, qui ascéndit super cælos cælórum ad Oriéntem, allelúia. 

Sing ye to the Lord, who mounteth above the heaven of …

Psalm toned Introit for Sunday in Ascension - Exaudi Domine

May 24th, 2022

1:40

Day 21 of #100daysofchant

This one is a little different. I take a shortcut and psalm tone the introit.

Exaudi Dómine, vocem meam, qua clamávi ad te, …

Memento salutis auctor - the pre-Urbanite Hymn for the Little Office

May 23rd, 2022

1:03

Day 20 of #100daysofchant

Today is the feast of Mary Help of Christians, so here's another Marian Hymn.

Pope Urban VIII, way back in the 15th century, decided to fix all the hymns. ALL THE HYMNS. This is generally …

Te Lucis: Compline Hymn for Ascensiontide

May 22nd, 2022

1:08

Day 19 of #100daysofchant

We sing Compline each night as a family. I made booklets and put them on the internet:

https://compline.brandt.id.au

Great one to ask God to keep away nightmares.

The tune changes for each …

Benedicite gentes - Offertory antiphon for 5th Sunday after Easter

May 21st, 2022

1:44

Day 18 of #100daysofchant

This Sunday we have a sung Mass, so this is a good chance to get more practice with the propers. The Communion antiphon appeared on Day 13 (17 May 2022). The Introit on Day 16 (20 May).

Te Lucis: Compline Hymn for for Easter (Paschaltide)

May 20th, 2022

0:54

Day 17 of #100daysofchant

We sing Compline each night as a family. I made booklets and put them on the internet:

https://compline.brandt.id.au

Great one to ask God to keep away nightmares.

The tune changes for each …

Vocem Jucunditatis - Introit for 5th Sunday after Easter

May 19th, 2022

3:15

Day 16 of #100daysofchant

This Sunday we have a sung Mass, so this is a good chance to get more practice with the propers. The Communion antiphon appeared on Day 13 (17 May 2022). The Offertory is in the pipeline - …

Memento Rerum Conditor

May 18th, 2022

1:07

Day 15 of #100daysofchant

This is the most common hymn in the Little Office of the Blessed Virgin Mary. My kids know this one off by heart from …

Christus Resurrexit, boppy medieval Easter chant

May 17th, 2022

1:10

Day 14 of #100daysofchant

This is a hymn my mother typed up from some scattered sources.

https://www.repleatur.net/pdf/chant/christus-resurrexit.pdf

It's not very well known, so it's a bit hard to find a translation, …

Cantate Domino - communion antiphon for the 5th Sunday post Pascha

May 16th, 2022

1:09

Day 13 of #100daysofchant

I love this one. Very upbeat and joyful.

Cantate Domino, alleluia. Cantate Domino, benedicte nomen ejus: bene nuntiate de …

Vado ad eum + Magnificat for 4th Sunday after Easter

May 15th, 2022

2:24

Day 12 of #100daysofchant

This one is new to me. See if you can hear my hesitation.

Vado ad eum qui misit me: sed quia haec locutus sum vobis, tristitia implevit cor vestrum, alleluia.

I go to him who sent me, but …

Dum venerit Paraclitus - Communio 4th Sunday after Easter

May 14th, 2022

1:04

Day 11 / 100 day Gregorian chant challenge

Back to Communion verses as an easy option, though this one has an accidental, so maybe not the easiest one this Sunday.

CUM vénerit Paráclitus Spíritus veritátis, ille árguet …

Quae est ista - Magnificat - Catena Legionis Mariae

May 13th, 2022

3:14

Day 10 / #100daysofchant

The Legion of Mary enjoins its members to pray the rosary and the Catena each day. Some parts really lend themselves to chanting. I've taken the Antiphon from a Communion Antiphon from the Mass …

Cor Jesu, Caritatis Victima - Sacred Heart Responsory

May 12th, 2022

1:43

Day 9 / 100 Day Gregorian Chant Challenge

A few years ago we had a priest keen to promote First Friday devotions. Now, the devotion to the Sacred Heart is fairly recent compared to most Gregorian chant. We can find …

Ego sum resurrectio et vita - burial Gregorian chant

May 11th, 2022

3:07

Day 8 of 100 day Gregorian chant challenge.

I had the honour to sing at two funerals recently. The music for the Requiem Mass and burial and everything is so right. This chant is sung after Mass, either at the burial or …

Sub tuum praesidium - monastic tone

May 10th, 2022

0:44

Day 7 / 100 day Gregorian Chant Challenge

This the oldest known hymn to Mary.

There is a slightly different Roman version, but we picked up the …

Deus in adjutorium - the beginning of an hour

May 9th, 2022

0:48

Day 6 / 100 day Gregorian chant challenge

I'm already running short of time to prepare these short clips, so I'm taking this from a project to make …

Ave Maria - responsorium brevis, Tempore Paschali

May 8th, 2022

2:51

5 / 100 days of Gregorian Chant

I've included an audio description on the end of the recording, where I describe the Brief Responsory or Responsorium …

Modicum et non videbitis me - communion antiphon 3rd Sunday after Easter

May 7th, 2022

0:38

A little while and you will not see me, yet another while and you will see me, because I go to the Father. Alleluia.

The Communion antiphon for the 3rd Sunday after Easter.

And day 4/100 - 100 day chant challenge.

Dixit Jesus matri suae - Communion for Immaculate Heart

May 6th, 2022

0:51

Today is the First Saturday of May. Some places will celebrate a Votive Mass of the Immaculate Heart of Mary today in accordance with Our Lady's …

Si quis sitit - communion antiphon for Sacred Heart in Paschaltide

May 5th, 2022

0:20

Today is the First Friday of May. Jesus asked St Margaret Mary Alacoque for reparation to the Sacred Heart on the first Friday of each month.

This short chant is the Communion Antiphon for Votive Masses of the Sacred …

Tu Es Petrus - Communion Antiphon for Holy Popes

May 4th, 2022

0:35

Today is the feast of Pope St Pius V, the Dominican Pope who started the tradition of Popes wearing white.

The Latin translates as:

Thou art Peter, and upon this rock I will build my church. Alleluia.

Also, I had an …

Credo 1

April 25th, 2022

4:23

Recordings from the Homeschoolers Retreat 2022.

This is a choir for anyone who wanted to join in. We had very limited rehearsal time and very …

Offertory Antiphon for Friday

April 25th, 2022

0:46

Recordings from the Homeschoolers Retreat 2022.

This is a choir for anyone who wanted to join in. We had very limited rehearsal time and very …

Agnus Dei

April 25th, 2022

1:12

Recordings from the Homeschoolers Retreat 2022.

This is a choir for anyone who wanted to join in. We had very limited rehearsal time and very …

Sanctus

April 25th, 2022

1:13

Recordings from the Homeschoolers Retreat 2022.

This is a choir for anyone who wanted to join in. We had very limited rehearsal time and very …

O Sanctissima

April 25th, 2022

2:35

Recordings from the Homeschoolers Retreat 2022.

This is a choir for anyone who wanted to join in. We had very limited rehearsal time and very …

Gloria in Excelsis Deo - Missa Lux et Origo

April 25th, 2022

3:30

Recordings from the Homeschoolers Retreat 2022.

This is a choir for anyone who wanted to join in. We had very limited rehearsal time and very …

Haec Dies and Alleluia for Thursday

April 25th, 2022

2:33

Recordings from the Homeschoolers Retreat 2022.

This is a choir for anyone who wanted to join in. We had very limited rehearsal time and very …

Introit for Easter Thursday

April 25th, 2022

3:35

Recordings from the Homeschoolers Retreat 2022.

This is a choir for anyone who wanted to join in. We had very limited rehearsal time and very …

Kyrie - Missa Lux et Origo

April 25th, 2022

1:53

Recordings from the Homeschoolers Retreat 2022.

This is a choir for anyone who wanted to join in. We had very limited rehearsal time and very …

Panis Angelicus, Casciolini

April 25th, 2022

2:52

Recordings from the Homeschoolers Retreat 2022.

This is a choir for anyone who wanted to join in. We had very limited rehearsal time and very …

Victimae Paschali Laudes

April 25th, 2022

1:58

Recordings from the Homeschoolers Retreat 2022.

This is a choir for anyone who wanted to join in. We had very limited rehearsal time and very …

Lapis Revolutus Est

April 25th, 2022

1:26

Recordings from the Homeschoolers Retreat 2022.

This is a choir for anyone who wanted to join in. We had very limited rehearsal time and very …

Hail Redeemer

April 25th, 2022

1:52

Recordings from the Homeschoolers Retreat 2022.

This is a choir for anyone who wanted to join in. We had very limited rehearsal time and very …

Jesus Christ is Risen Today

April 25th, 2022

3:39

Recordings from the Homeschoolers Retreat 2022.

This is a choir for anyone who wanted to join in. We had very limited rehearsal time and very …

Now Thank We All Our God

April 25th, 2022

3:50

Recordings from the Homeschoolers Retreat 2022.

This is a choir for anyone who wanted to join in. We had very limited rehearsal time and very …

Regina Caeli - Aichinger

April 25th, 2022

2:21

Recordings from the Homeschoolers Retreat 2022.

This is a choir for anyone who wanted to join in. We had very limited rehearsal time and very …

Adoro Te - Dom Esteban Moreno OSB

April 25th, 2022

2:45

Recordings from the Homeschoolers Retreat 2022.

This is a choir for anyone who wanted to join in. We had very limited rehearsal time and very …

Sicut Cervus

April 25th, 2022

3:16

Recordings from the Homeschoolers Retreat 2022.

This is a choir for anyone who wanted to join in. We had very limited rehearsal time and very …

Sub Tuum Praesidium

April 25th, 2022

0:52

Recordings from the Homeschoolers Retreat 2022.

This is a choir for anyone who wanted to join in. We had very limited rehearsal time and very …

Adoro Te - Moreno and chant interleaved

April 25th, 2022

3:49

Recordings from the Homeschoolers Retreat 2022.

This is a choir for anyone who wanted to join in. We had very limited rehearsal time and very …

Jesu Rex Admirabilis

April 25th, 2022

3:44

Recordings from the Homeschoolers Retreat 2022.

This is a choir for anyone who wanted to join in. We had very limited rehearsal time and very …

Ave Verum - chant

April 25th, 2022

1:27

Recordings from the Homeschoolers Retreat 2022.

This is a choir for anyone who wanted to join in. We had very limited rehearsal time and very …

Communion Antiphon - Easter Saturday

April 24th, 2022

0:24

Recordings from the Homeschoolers Retreat 2022.

This is a choir for anyone who wanted to join in. We had very limited rehearsal time and very …

The Invitatory from Matins of the Office of the Dead

October 19th, 2021

4:43

I stayed up late recording Matins, all three nocturns, nearly two hours of audio. Here's the first part - the Invitatory - Psalm 94.

My impression is …

Officium Defunctorum Ad Sextam

September 28th, 2021

9:29

The Midday Hour from the Office of the Dead.

Off topic, but you may have come across mention of the noon-day devil in the Psalm for Sunday Compline - which has been linked with Acedia which is maybe something like …

Office of the Dead: Vespers

September 15th, 2021

15:30

Continuing with the Office of the Dead.

I'm collecting all the supporting material at my website:

https://dead.brandt.id.au

The video is available on

Office of the Dead: Lauds

September 15th, 2021

22:09

Continuing with the Office of the Dead.

I'm collecting all the supporting material at my website:

https://dead.brandt.id.au

Video version available …

Lauds from the Little Office of the Blessed Virgin Mary sung in Latin

September 7th, 2021

23:06

Oops, I meant to upload this one to my other podcast: https://anchor.fm/littleoffice

The video is on YouTube and Rumble.

More information on my work on the Little Office at littleoffice.brandt.id.au

Office of the Dead: Compline

September 3rd, 2021

9:19

Just Compline - or Completorium if you like everything in Latin, which I do.

This is the Night Prayer for All Souls Day, which can also be prayed any …

Office of the Dead: Prime

September 3rd, 2021

15:21

Prime - Prima means the first, so this is the first hour of the day from sunrise.

This includes the Martyrology for Saturday 4th September 2021, …

Two chants from 8th Sunday after Pentecost

July 17th, 2021

3:55

You might watch the corresponding Mass on a Livestream Mass this Sunday. I can recommend Parramatta FSSP on YouTube or Maternal Heart of Mary on Facebook.

Flos Carmeli - St Simon's hymn to Our Lady

July 16th, 2021

2:42

Here's the link I mentioned: https://www.ccwatershed.org/2018/07/07/flos-carmeli-carmelite-novena/

This piece didn't make it into A New Book of Old Hymns because I hadn't heard of it back then.

I recorded this on my …

Litany of Our Lady - Gregorian chant - 2nd tune from the Liber Usualis

July 10th, 2021

6:08

From the frustrating end of a frustrating day in Greater Sydney's second lockdown.

Continuing this struggle to upload a new recording for A New Book …

Te Deum - simple tone - with preschool assistance

July 9th, 2021

4:54

So, I didn't quite keep up my effort to make a new recording from A New Book of Old Hymns everyday. Here's an old recording which I haven't added to …

Conditor Alme Siderum

July 8th, 2021

2:19

Conditor Alme Siderum - the older cousin of Creator Alme Siderum.

Vespers Hymn for the season of Advent.

Second installment of my challenge to record …

Oremus pro Pontifice nostro Francisco

July 7th, 2021

0:40

The first piece in my hymnbook A New Book of Old Hymns

Oremus pro Pontifice nostro Francisco.
Dominus conservet eum, et vivificet eum,  et beatam …

Little Office BVM - Matins & Lauds - Monday outside any seasons

July 6th, 2021

46:36

Matins and Lauds from the Little Office of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Latin.

My pdf booklets and more info at littleoffice.brandt.id.au

Puer Natus: Hymn of the Week

December 4th, 2020

6:52

1. Puer natus in Bethlehem,
Unde gaudet Jerusalem, Alleluia.

In cordis jubilo Christum natum adoremus cum novo cantico.

2. Assumpsit carnem Filius
Dei Patris altissimi, Alleluia.

3. Per Gabrielem nuntium
Virgo …

Adeste Fideles: Hymn of the Week from A New Book of Old Hymns

November 26th, 2020

5:33

Here is the hymn's page.

Adeste Fideles could be the most widely recorded piece from the Liber Usualis.

Here I sing the chant version from the 1956 …

Gaudete - Hymn of the Week from A New Book of Old Hymns

November 19th, 2020

7:44

A favourite Medieval Christmas Carol which you can install in your own family with our step by step guide!

Alma Redemptoris: Hymn of the Week, A New Book of Old Hymns

November 12th, 2020

6:06

Sing something especially beautiful for Mary this Advent/Christmas! 

Alma Redemptóris Mater, quæ pérvia cæli Porta manes, et stella maris, succúrre …

Rorate Caeli : Hymn of the Week

November 8th, 2020

11:20

Rorate coeli desuper et nubes pluant justum.
Drop down, ye heavens, from above, and let the skies pour down righteousness. 

A hymn for Advent, not from the Roman Breviary.  

It makes a good piece for embellishing any …

Hymn of the Week: Dies Irae - Day of Wrath - Sequence for All Souls' Day

October 18th, 2020

11:53

I am joined in this episode with my youngest son. Sequences are designed to be sung between two people or two choirs, or a leader and choir, alternating the parts for variety and help the singers last the distance.

The …

Hymn of the Week: Requiem Aeternam

October 13th, 2020

5:18

Singing through another snippet from A New Book of Old Hymns

https://newbookoldhymns.brandt.id.au/hymns/requiem.html

Requiem Aeternam, dona eis …

Hymn of the Week: Christus Vincit

October 7th, 2020

9:30

Back into the swing of the weekly peek into A New Book of Old Hymns

Christus Vincit aka Laudes Regiae from Percy Jones's Pius X Hymn Book, updated to include Pope Francis.  

Christus vincit! Christus regnat! Christus …

Hymn of the Week: Ave Verum Corpus

September 22nd, 2020

8:28

This is the audio from a video which should be available on youtube here.

Hi, I'm Veronica! I put together a hymnbook called A New Book of Old Hymns …

Hymn of the Week: Corda Pia for the Stigmata of St Francis

September 17th, 2020

9:45

Today is the feast day of St Francis receiving the Stigmata (miraculous wounds like Jesus crucified) on Mount Alvernia.

And we sang Corda Pia.

And it …

Hymn of the Week: Litany of Loreto for the Blessed Virgin Mary

July 26th, 2020

6:23

Here is the Litany of our Lady or Litaniae Lauretanae sung to the second tune given in the Liber Usualis.

Hymn of the Week: Salve Regina

July 18th, 2020

4:20

A hymn of the week! 

Starting with Salve Regina - maybe the best known piece in A New Book of Old Hymns.

Plan for term 3

July 17th, 2020

1:26

Seeing how the anchor app makes podcasts. Looking forward to getting going again.

Compline: Saturday in Paschaltide

May 2nd, 2020

16:49

Yesterday I was excited to make a video of Compline - taking the previous recording and putting all the pages from the booklet on the screen.

In my enthusiasm and conceited checking of stats, I forgot to post this …

Compline for a 1st Class Feast in Paschaltide with late night over-tired teenagers

May 1st, 2020

17:36

Happy Feast day of St Joseph the Worker!

We had a great day today, but exhausting, and our usual bringer of calm and gravity went to bed early. Our most junior member also went to bed early, but the influence of the two …

Compline: Wednesday in Paschaltide

April 29th, 2020

14:59

Tonight's recording is one of the clearest so far - no coughs or hiccups as far as I can tell. Our youngest singer was being a bit cheeky at times, but she is much quieter on the recording than she seems during the …

Compline: Tuesday in Paschaltide with a Visitor via the Internet

April 28th, 2020

16:21

Tonight we had a call from my mother, Teresa. Instead of calling back later, I thought we may as well have her join in. She's fairly quiet on the recording and there's a bit of a lag - I think it was more distracting …

Sunday in Paschaltide: Good Shepherd Sunday

April 26th, 2020

15:01

Tonight our toddler was wide awake (and still is while I type) so you can probably hear her chattering away in places in the recording. It doesn't seem nearly as distracting playing it back as it was while recording. …

Requiem Compline for ANZAC Day

April 25th, 2020

10:09

In Australia and New Zealand we commemorate our fallen soldiers on the 25th April, the anniversary of the Gallipoli landing in World War II. While …

Compline: Friday in Paschaltide with polyphony attempt

April 24th, 2020

19:38

Tonight we bravely or foolishly attempted to sing a 16th century four part Regina Caeli by Gregor Aichinger. See what you think.

Friday psalms …

Compline: St George on a Thursday in Paschaltide with Hiccups

April 23rd, 2020

15:22

Today is the feast of St George, patron saint of England. Those in England have a First Class Feast, so would sing Compline with the Sunday Psalms as …

Compline: Wednesday in Paschaltide

April 22nd, 2020

14:34

Tonight's recording is pretty straightforward. The Psalm is the regular Wednesday psalm, but as the Antiphon is the Paschal Alleluia, then the mode …

Compline: Tuesday in Paschaltide

April 21st, 2020

15:48

This episode opens with our toddler talking about starting a band. I thought I'd include it for some variety.

Remembering to sing the Alleluias is getting easier.

compline.brandt.id.au

Compline: Monday in Paschaltide

April 20th, 2020

14:40

I asked my daughter what I should write about tonight and she declared that she lost a tooth. So there you go.

In other news, today is a Monday in …

Compline: Divine Mercy Sunday

April 19th, 2020

16:44

This evening Compline gets a bit more normal. The hymn and the short responsory return. The antiphons are more normal, in a Paschal way.

But, after a few evenings without recording, I forgot to set up the microphone …

New Book of Old Hymns: Easter #2

April 18th, 2020

20:38

Sing All the Easter Music!

We start with a relatively modern piece, only a couple of hundred years old, then a medieval sequence and finish with a …

New Book of Old Hymns: Easter part 1 (plus Compline)

April 15th, 2020

22:14

Happy Easter!

Here we run through 

  • Haec Dies
  • Jubilate Deo
  • Regina Caeli

and then finish up with Compline for the Easter Octave - which is the …

Compline After Too Much Chocolate (Easter Sunday)

April 12th, 2020

14:40

Tonight we are all tired. Some of us stayed up late watching the Easter Vigil last night. Some of us sustained minor burns with experiments with …

Family Compline: Good Friday

April 10th, 2020

7:14

Well, that was an enormous day! We improvised a home Stations of the Cross with little numbered crosses drawn on small cards tacked around the house. The booklets were from a little book from 1859 on the Internet Archive

Family Compline: Holy Thursday

April 9th, 2020

8:23

Tonight Compline is usually said right after Mass with the Blessed Sacrament in the Altar of Repose. Tonight we are stuck at home watching Mass over the internet, but we still managed Compline.

You're link for a booklet …

Family Compline: Spy Wednesday

April 8th, 2020

15:22

See compline.brandt.id.au for a handy booklet with all the translations and tunes.

Spy Wednesday gets it's name from the tradition that Judas made his arrangements to betray Jesus the day before the Last Supper.

Tonight …

Family Compline : Holy Tuesday

April 7th, 2020

14:48

Today is a great day.

Tonight I’ll just upload the prayer part - Booklet still at compline.brandt.id.au

God bless you!

Family Compline: Holy Monday

April 6th, 2020

17:26

So, tonight we got the giggles. It sometimes happens. The pause for the examination of conscience sobered us up though and the rest went smoothly.

We don't mean to judge people who pray seated in a bean bag. There's a …

Compline: Palm Sunday

April 5th, 2020

15:21

Happy Palm Sunday!

Holy Week is here!

We watched Mass at Maternal Heart Church this morning and can thoroughly recommend Viewing the recording on …

Compline: Passion Saturday

April 4th, 2020

17:18

Daylight Savings ends tomorrow and we ended up staying up a little later than usual planning strategies for Holy Week observance from home, so this …

Compline: Thursday in Passion Week

April 2nd, 2020

16:03

We recorded three nights then skipped three nights and now another recording makes it this far.

Tonight's recording features a clinking spoon from one child who is not quite up to reading along yet and was enjoying a …

Family Compline Passion Sunday

March 29th, 2020

15:02

Print yourself a copy of our Compline booklet from compline.brandt.id.au and join us!

Tonight we have Passion Sunday, sometimes known as First Passion Sunday to distinguish it from Palm Sunday, which is sometimes called …

Family Compline Saturday before Passion Sunday

March 28th, 2020

17:23

Print yourself a copy of our Compline booklet from compline.brandt.id.au and join us!

This is the beginning of Passiontide, so there are some little changes. This time is really interesting with all the different things …

Family Compline Friday in Lent

March 27th, 2020

18:39

We sing Compline most nights. We picked it up from Maternal Heart, Lewisham, way back when they sang Roman Compline on Thursday nights after Mass. With kids, things got submerged for a while, but we picked it up again, …

Little Office 1 - Matins - Sunday, Monday, Thursday

February 7th, 2020

35:00

Someone asked for a recording of Matins from the Little Office of the Blessed Virgin Mary. I'm pretty sure practically nobody sings Matins. Except for Tenebrae, and then you're not singing the Little Office Matins. So …

New Book Old Hymns #2 - Christmas

December 17th, 2019

9:53

The second instalment in our journey through A New Book of Old Hymns!

This episode covers:

  • Gaudete
  • Adeste Fideles
  • Puer Natus

You can find out …

Little Office - 2 - Prime

December 6th, 2019

9:56

Second installment of the grand plan to record the entire Little Office of the Blessed Virgin Mary! In no particular order.

Here's a …

Little Office - 1 - Lauds

December 5th, 2019

25:28

My most popular videos on youtube are the ones on how to sing the Little Office of the Blessed Virgin Mary. So many people want to sing this popular …

New Book Old Hymns #1 - Pope and Advent

November 20th, 2019

20:29

Long, long ago, I put together a little hymnbook with all the Gregorian Chant I was hearing at Mass along with English translations. It would bug me …

Lectio Secunda

September 17th, 2019

10:47

The Second Lesson from Latin by the Natural Method by Fr William Most. Plus we sing Stella Splendens.

Print these pdfs:

Cercle Latin

Something we're …

Lectio Prima

September 12th, 2019

13:01

An experiment in helping my kids revise this course, plus help out  anyone who would like to hear the Latin in this course spoken by Latin  Mass …

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