Friday, December 12, 2008

Mount St. Mary's Seminary: Vespers Schola - CD Soon Available!!


A CD OF SACRED MUSIC PERFORMED BY THE SEMINARIANS OF MOUNT ST. MARY'S under the direction of Mr. Frederick Ziegler, Organist/Director of Liturgical Music

"It is with great joy that we present the Mount St. Mary's Seminary Vespers Schola's first CD recording of Sacred Music. Quality Sacred Music has always enhanced one's prayer life and worship. I pray that this recording will encourage you to meditate on the many glorious gifts that God bestows upon His people. Please enjoy this recording and remember the seminarians with your prayers and generosity as they prepare for the Holy Priesthood."
Msgr. Steven P. Rohlfs STD
Rector, Mount St. Mary's Seminary
  • Favorites such as "Panis Angelicus" and Franz Biebl's "Ave Maria."
  • Classic Hymn "Immaculate Mary" with the verses specially composed for the Biecentennial celebrations of Mount St. Mary's (1808-2008).
  • The only known recording of "Tu Es Sacerdos" by Italian composer Nicola Montani. (Recent research seems to indicate that several other tracks have not been recorded before.)
  • Solemn Vespers as prayed by the Mount Community every Sunday
How to order:
Release date: December 15, 2008.
Cost: $15/CD + $4 shipping/handling

Phone: 301-447-5295

Fax: 301-447-5895 (attn: Schola CD)

Mail: Send check or money order (payable to "Mount St. Mary's Seminary") to:

Attn: Schola CD
Mount St. Mary's Seminary
16300 Old Emmitsburg Rd.
Emmitsburg MD 21727

Credit Cards: Unfortunately, we are not set up for online ordering at this time. Credit card orders, however can be received over the phone, email or via fax. Please make sure to include the CVV no. (the 3-digit no. after your credit card number on the reverse of your card.)

Coming soon: The album should be available on iTunes, Amazon, Napster and other online sites!
Go here for more information and to hear sample tracks:
Proceeds from the sale of the CD will go towards the restoration of Immaculate Conception Chapel (above) and the restoration of the organ in St. Bernard's Chapel

Please pray for all the seminarians studying for the Holy Priesthood at Mount St. Mary's!


1. "Ave Maria" Franz Biebl
2. "O Sacrum Convivium" Roberto Remondi
3. "Panis Angelicus" Cesar Franck
4. "Ecce Sacerdos" Goller
5. "Tu es Sacerdos" Nicola Montani
6. "Hear, Lord" Peter Tschaikowsky
7. "Lord for Thy Tender Mercies Sake" Richard Farrant
8. "Psalm 62" Frederick Ziegler, Mr. Brian Baker, Tenor
9. "Te Joseph Celebrent" Oreste Ravanello
10. "Ave Maris Stella" Chant Mode I, Gregorian Chant Schola
11. "Adagio Cantabile" Giuseppe Tartini, Frederick Ziegler, Organist
12. "Magnificat" on Psalm Tone 8
13. "Immaculate Mary" Mount St. Mary Text by Irene Powell and Paula Smaldone
14. "Solemn Regina Caeli" Chant Mode VI, Gregorian Chant Schola

Sunday Vespers II, Week Two in Ordinary Time

15. Procession: "O Glorioso Virginum"
16. Introductory: "God, Come to My Assistance"
17. Hymn: "At the Name of Jesus"
18. Psalm 110
19. Pslam 115
20. Revelation Canticle
21. Reading
22. Responsory
23. Magnificat
24. Intercessions
25. Our Father
26. Prayer
27. Dismissal
28. Salve Regina

29. "Ave Maria" Oresto Ravanello
30. "O Gladsome Light" Anon
31. Concerto on "Thaxted" Gustav Holst/Richard Proulx
32. "Haec Dies" Oreste Ravanello
33. "Ultima" Anon
34. "To You Do We Come Seeking Mercy" Anon
35. "Locus Iste" Anton Bruckner
36. "Ave Maria" Franz Schubert, Mr. Thomas Crowe, Baritone

1 comment:

Deacon Jonathan Sawicki said...

One can contact your local transitional deacon (Jonathan Sawicki) if you would like to purchase a copy or copies!