No Greater Love

by J. Michael Joncas

© 1988 GIA. Individual copyrights may apply.

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Vocal Forces: SATB, Cantor, Priest, Assembly

Accompaniment: Organ

Separate Instruments: Flute, Oboe, Clarinet in B-flat, Bassoon, Violin I, Violin II, Viola, Cello, Bass, Harp, Timpani, Percussion

Series: Mass

Difficulty Level: E/M

Description:

Recorded in 1988 and still considered one of the most beautiful mass settings ever written, Michael Joncas's No Greater Love offers cathedral-style music that invites congregational participation. Multiple arrangements allow for flexibility in format and variety of instrumentation.

Perfectly suited for Lenten liturgies, No Greater Love uses the Eucharistic Prayer for Reconciliation II, which has as its theme the mystery of reconciliation.

The setting includes the beloved song "No Greater Love," which has become a popular "classic" and is used regularly at Catholic Masses year after year.

Percussion part is for Glockenspiel.

Categories: Choral Vocal

Rites: Eucharistic Prayer for Reconciliation 2, Preparation of the Gifts / Offertory

Bible Reference: Psalm 19:8-11, Psalm 42, Psalm 43, John 15:9-17

Scored for: Harp, Mixed Ensemble, Percussion, Strings, Woodwinds

Ensemble/Orchestration: Quintet

Number of Pages: 96

Format: Softcover

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