Liturgical Music

 

Mass Settings

When the new Missal was published parishes throughout Australia where encouraged to learn the Mass of St. Francis by Paul Taylor. Some parishes are looking for new Mass Settings to add variety to the liturgical year. There are many Mass settings available. Generally parishes are looking for a setting that is easy to play, has a good pitch, a simple key signature and basic choral parts. The following information may be of assistance.

 

At the time of the introduction of the revised Missal, the Liturgy Office in the Archdiocese of Hobart prepared a special edition of Rite Notes which reviewed some Australian Mass settings that were available. Much of the information in this resource is still very helpful.

 

Since then many settings have been published. Some being used in parishes in our diocese include the following: