LITURGICAL BOOKS

Liber Usualis - 1961

This book contains the chants for every Mass of the year along with chants for the Divine Office for Sundays and Feast Days, all according to the Extraordinary Form..  It contains much of the same material as the Graduale Romanum.  In this edition, the rubrics and instructions are in English.

Liber Brevior - 1954

The 1954 Liber Brevior includes the entire Kyriale, all the liturgical chant propers for all Sundays, Commons and Feasts, plus Sunday Compline and Vespers as well as the Requiem and Burial liturgies.

The Liber Brevior includes easier Psalm-tone settings for Graduals, Alleluias and Tracts in an appendix in the back of the book.

Unlike the Liber Usualis the Liber Brevior does not include the text of the Orations, Epistles and Gospels sung by the Priest at High Mass.

Versus Psalmorum et Canticorum - 1962

This book contains psalm verses to be added to the Introit and Communion antiphons for Masses throughout the year.  It also contains psalm 33 in various tones, which can be added to the Communion chant of any Mass.

Offertoriale - 1935

This book contains the Offertory antiphons for Masses throughout the year with the addition of psalm verses to be sung in between repetitions of the antiphon.  These are elaborate chant verses, not simply psalm toned.

Communio

This book contains the Communion chants for the Sundays, 1st Class Feasts and Feasts of Our Lord, along with proper psalm verses for each antiphon which can be sung in between repetitions of the antiphon.  It also contains English translations.  This book is also compatible with the Ordinary Form of the Mass.

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