Pentecost Vigil Solemn Vespers

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Dear friends,
We would like to invite you to an evening of Sacred Music and Solemn Vespers at the parish of Sts. Peter & Paul, Singapore.
Date: 19 May, 2018 (Saturday)
Addr: Church of Sts. Peter & Paul, 225A Queen Street
7:30pm Sacred Music by Orchestra & Choral
8:15pm Solemn Vespers
 
For the PDF download: Pentecost Solemn Vespers (PDF)
 
For the online booklet: Pentecost Solemn Vespers – eBooklet
The service is supported by the members of the following communities:

AGM 2018: Giving Thanks

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The choir just concluded the Annual General Meeting 2018 today, followed by dinner after the usual Saturday evening Mass.

One of the most striking thing that came up, was how much (and how fast) the choir had grown. At the end of 2016, we had only about 16 members. And now, in February 2018, we have about 40 choristers! Amazing! We are indeed grateful to God for his kind providence.

Already 2018 is looking to be another meaningfully occupied year. We already have a few performance engagements and collaborations, some key liturgies throughout the year, the annual choral workshop in May, plus a possible choral exchange! We’re looking forward! 🙂

Help Needed: Soprano & Alto

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We’re hoping to grow our Soprano & Alto sections… so Ladies, if you’re open to giving it a shot, feel free to let us know. Email us, or visit us after the Saturday 5:30pm Mass at the Church of Sts. Peter & Paul, 225A Queen Street, Singapore. We’d love to hear from you (pardon the pun!)

What Christmas Carolling Taught Us

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25 December, Christmas Day: SPP Choir @ Goodwood Park Hotel

It had been a hectic carolling schedule for the choir, and we loved it! The last time the choir had carolling engagements with commercial organisations was at least 20 years ago. And with the cycle of the life of choirs, changing music directors, the ups & downs of enthusiasm (or lack of)… the choir finally pulled together since 2016 and created the experience of sharing their repertoire with the public! Read More…

Merry Christmas!

Wishing all our friends out there a Merry Christmas… and wherever you may be, that you’ll be home for the holidays with your loved ones 🙂

 

O Come All Ye Faithful!

The choir would like to share something we recorded in preparation for the season of Christmas. Enjoy!

Singing about God

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Would any music that sings about God be always considered sacred? Perhaps not. There are songs composed that sing about the disappointment, anguish, and disregard for God. Those might not be immediately be recalled as “sacred” or “holy” or even deserving to be sung at the Mass. Read More…

Salve, Mater misericordiae

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As the Carmelite Solemnity of Our Lady of Mount Carmel approaches, here’s an ancient chant that was of the old monastic order of the Carmelites.

Salve Mater Misericordiae (Chant Notation)

Salve Mater Misericodiae (Modern Notation)

Translations in English are found in the music sheet for the Chant Notation.

Feast of Sts. Peter & Paul

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We’ve written the Responsorial Psalm for the Vigil Mass of Sts. Peter & Paul.

Feel free to use: Sts. Peter & Paul (Vigil) – Psalm 18

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