The chants found below are from the first section of The Roman Missal, the Proper of Time. Please note that these chants are provided for study purposes only, and are not authorized for liturgical use in the United States before November 27, 2011.
Most of the chants found here are Prefaces for specific Sundays and solemnities during the seasons of the year. The prefaces for the seasons themselves are found in the Order of Mass, just before the Eucharistic Prayers. Other chants found in this section are for sung texts that are proper to specific days during the Christmas Season, Holy Week and the Paschal Triduum.
You will find the text and musical notation for each item in PDF format and for most items there are also MP3 recordings. Recordings of the remaining items will be made available soon.
Excerpts from the English translation and chants of The Roman Missal © 2010, International Commission on English in the Liturgy Corporation. All rights reserved.
Recordings of chants from The Roman Missal © 2010, National Association of Pastoral Musicians (NPM). All rights reserved.
Nativity of the Lord: The Mass during the Night
Epiphany of the Lord
The Baptism of the Lord
The First Sunday of Lent
The Second Sunday of Lent
The Third Sunday of Lent
The Fourth Sunday of Lent
The Fifth Sunday of Lent
Palm Sunday of the Passion of the Lord
Preface: Passion Sunday (Audio File)
The Chrism Mass
Mass of the Lord’s Supper
Friday of the Passion of the Lord
Solemn Intercessions (Audio File)
I. For Holy Church
II. For the Pope
III. For all orders and degrees of the faithful
IV. For catechumens
V. For the unity of Christians
VI. For the Jewish People
VII. For those who do not believe in Christ
VIII. For those who do not believe in God
IX. For those in public office
X. For those in tribulation
English Form 1 (Audio File)
English Form 2 (Audio File)
The Easter Vigil in the Holy Night
The Blessing of Water (Audio File)
Antiphon: I Saw Water (Audio File)
Antiphon: I Saw Water (high key) (Audio File)
High Key (Audio File)
Low Key (Audio File)
The Most Holy Trinity
The Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ
The Most Sacred Heart of Jesus
Our Lord Jesus Christ King of the Universe