Mater Eucharistiae

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Mater Eucharistiae is a collection of 15 devotional hymns in honor of the Virgin Mary, sung by the Dominican Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Eucharist, whose name inspired the Latin title. Based in Ann Arbor, Michigan, the community responds to the call of Pope John Paul II for evangelization through their traditional vows of chastity, poverty, and obedience, but they also find a special purpose in performing sacred music. Their evenly blended voices are well suited to these quiet, contemplative selections, whether in a cappella Gregorian chants or in harmonized arrangements with organ accompaniment and trumpet obbligato. The vocals are quite transparent and bright, though the highly resonant acoustics in the church of...
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All Music Guide
Mater Eucharistiae is a collection of 15 devotional hymns in honor of the Virgin Mary, sung by the Dominican Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Eucharist, whose name inspired the Latin title. Based in Ann Arbor, Michigan, the community responds to the call of Pope John Paul II for evangelization through their traditional vows of chastity, poverty, and obedience, but they also find a special purpose in performing sacred music. Their evenly blended voices are well suited to these quiet, contemplative selections, whether in a cappella Gregorian chants or in harmonized arrangements with organ accompaniment and trumpet obbligato. The vocals are quite transparent and bright, though the highly resonant acoustics in the church of the order's mother house lend an ethereal quality to the singing. While this CD is of primary interest to Roman Catholic listeners, others may find its soothing tones appropriate for prayer and meditation.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 8/13/2013
  • Label: De Montfort Music
  • UPC: 028948103935
  • Catalog Number: 001869602
  • Sales rank: 11,240

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Dominican Sisters of Mary Primary Artist, Choir, Chorus
Maria Miguel Wright Trumpet
Sister Joseph Andrew Bogdanowicz Organ
Scott Piper Conductor
Technical Credits
Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina Composer
St. Thomas Aquinas Text
Blanton Alspaugh Producer
Christmas Traditional Composer
Gregorian Chant Composer
Oreste Ravanello Composer
John Newton Engineer
Dominican Sisters of Mary Arranger, Text Adaptation
Maria Miguel Wright Arranger, Composer
Michael Keating Composer
Sister Joseph Andrew Bogdanowicz Composer
Sister Peter Joseph Wardlaw Text Translation, Text Adaptation
Sister Athanasius Munroe Lyricist
P. Piel Original Material
Mary Gabriel Whitney Composer
Maria Veritas Marks Lyricist, Text Translation, Text Adaptation
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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 27, 2013

    A wonderful collection of Sacred Music sung by people who know &

    A wonderful collection of Sacred Music sung by people who know "sacred" as well as "music".

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