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Vespers and Benediction Chants

The choir Cantica has sung the Vespers and Benediction several times already:

  • September 8, 2002 at Houthulst
  • May 25, 2003 in Saint Nicholas Church at Diksmuide
  • February 29, 2004 in Saint Nicholas Church at Diksmuide, placed in the general Lent event of the Diksmuide deanery
  • September 6, 2009 at Houthulst, on the occasion of the ten years jubilee of the choir Cantica
  • September 12, 2010 at Lo

On these occasions Cantica has sung the following chants:

Deus in adiutorium
Antiphon Nativitas gloriosae (8) + Psalm Ps. CIX Dixit Dominus (8G)
Antiphon Nativitas est hodie (7) + Psalm Ps. CXII Laudate pueri (7C)
Antiphon Regali ex progenie (6) + Psalm Ps. CXXI Laetatus sum (6F)
Antiphon Cum iucunditate (7) + Psalm Ps. CXLVII Lauda Ierusalem Dominum (7C)
Ave maris stella
Antiphon Nativitas tua + Canticle Magnificat (8G)
Adoro te devote (5)
Tantum ergo (3)

Gregorian chant and Liturgy

 “Ego, Conradus Kesteloot, saluto vos, lectores et hospites carissimi, praeses Canticae, novo situ interretiali Cantica, choro gregoriano foederationis Houthulst, genito anno domini MIM, pulchritudine...”   Lege cetera - Continue reading Translatio - Translation

Dr. Koen Kesteloot, praeses Canticae

 “Gregorian music is a universal chant, unique of its kind, that we all want to foster because of its historical significance. It is a musical style that provides a refuge from the strong influence of metrical rhythms of contemporary music. The latter is...”   Continue reading

Mr. Johan Tyberghien, former choirmaster

 “Moments of Gregorian music cause a break and provide a piece of balance between our spiritual part and the busy routine of every day. I would even dare to say, balance between the inner and outer side of ourselves. The unity of word, text, music and liturgy appeals to...”   Continue reading

Mrs. Myriam Van Lerberghe-Thibaut

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