February 2nd – Presentation of the Lord

Simple English Proper (Lumen Christi Gradual and Modal Responsorial Psalms). The Roman Missal gives us these Bible verses to be sung per the examples recorded: the congregation joins the cantor for the antiphon (printed), then the cantor sing the Psalm alone, then the congregation and cantor repeat the antiphon.

1974 Roman Gradual – Ordinary Form of the Roman Rite

Download pages of the Gregorian Missal: GM OT Presentation Lord

Download proper in English (same Gregorian mode): OT Presentation ENG PW

Click to hear Introit (English antiphon – English verseLatin antiphon)

Responsorial : OT PL respons ENG (cantor sings once, schola repeats, cantor sings verses, schola leads assembly in response between verses).

Click to hear Responsorial (English)

Alleluia (cantor intones first Alleluia, schola repeats and finish the acclamation. Cantor sings verse. Schola repeats acclamation)

Click to hear Alleluia

Click to hear Offertory (English antiphon – English verseLatin antiphon)

Click to hear Communion (English antiphon – English verseLatin antiphon+verses)

Download Communion verses: OT PL Comm verses GM  (to better understand the way these verses are constructed in a Mode-VIII-tone, read Learn to chant the Mass in 3 easy steps… , and Mode VIII )

 1962 Roman Gradual – Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite – Purification of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Professional recordings:


Lumen ad revelationem
Procedamus in pace
Ecce dominus noster
Adorna Thalamum






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