Missa Brevis de Sancta Catharina (Thurlow Weed)

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Kyrie

  • CPDL #28906:     
Editor: Thurlow Weed (submitted 2013-04-27).   Score information: Letter, 3 pages, 41 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes:


Sanctus - Benedictus

  • CPDL #28907:     
Editor: Thurlow Weed (submitted 2013-04-27).   Score information: Letter, 3 pages, 38 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes:


Agnus Dei

  • CPDL #28908:     
Editor: Thurlow Weed (submitted 2013-04-27).   Score information: Letter, 4 pages, 37 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes:

General Information

Title: Missa Brevis de Sancta Catharina
Composer: Thurlow Weed

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredMass

Languages: Greek, English
Instruments: Organ

First published: 2008

Description: A short mass of three movements suitable for General use.

The nickname for this composition is "The Lacemaker's Mass." The key signature of A flat represents the two pairs of bobbins a lacemaker uses to make a stitch. The quarter note at the end of measure 16 in the Agnus Dei represents the pin a lacemaker inserts midway through the stitch to hold the work in place. St Catharine is considered the patron saint of lacemakers.

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Original text and translations

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

KyrieGloriaCredoSanctus & BenedictusAgnus Dei