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world mass ideas

Hello: I am looking for some suggestions for a ‘world’ mass, something along the lines of Fanshawe’s African Sanctus or Winter’s Missa Gaia - but on a smaller scale.
Ideally, I am looking for something that could be used liturgically for World Wide Communion Sunday.
on April 29, 2014 4:00pm
Just found one:
Missa ad Gentes: Maryknoll Centennial Mass: by Jan Michael Joncas    GIA
Anyone used this?
on April 30, 2014 3:49am
I am currently working on updating and creating a couple of new movements for Mass For The Caribbean (Anglican/Episcopal/United...). Portions of it appear in the United Church Of Canada hymnal. It is presently performed at masses/communion services on the island of Carriacou (Grenada) where it was written and where it was first performed with sixteen steel drums, piano and flute. The mass is scored mainly for two voices (Women, Men) and at times with optional added voices to become SATB. Accompaniment is for piano with optional high steel drum (or flute), and there are several of the original movements for a full pan (steel drum) orchestra. There are some 'response' type movements (Sanctus for example), and a number of movements outside the Ordinary of the mass (Psalm 23, Lord's Prayer, Hymns...) The whole mass may be sung in Unison. While Mass For The Caribbean could be of interest in the context of a concert, it was written as a mass to be sung in a servivce of worship.
I will be work-shopping Mass For The Caribbean near Toronto this fall, so it should be ready by late August (2014). If this is of interest, please contact me.
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on April 30, 2014 9:29am
Hello All,
I love the idea of a world mass. Donald. your piece sounds really interesting. Keep up the great work. I do hope you find what you are looking for!
on April 30, 2014 10:41am
Bob Chilcott's "Peace Mass."
on May 1, 2014 5:49am
I have done the Kyrie by Glen McClure from Mass for the Americas.  If you can hire a Steel drum player it really makes the piece.  I have also done the Agnus Dei from Missa Kenya by Basler with french horn.
on May 1, 2014 6:17am
If a Latin American style would suit your purposes, you could consider Ariel Ramirez' Missa Criolla.
on May 1, 2014 9:56am
Check out Rupert Lang's Mass for Many Nations.  Each piece is set in the style of a different nation.  Three movements are published by Boosey & Hawkes (Agnus Dei, Sanctus, Yabban, Yamman) and can be seen on the Hal Leonard website.  For other movements not published, you would need to contact Rupert directly.  He can be reached at Christ Church Cathedral in Vancouver, BC, Canada.
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