Tenebrae, Spy Wednesday

Tenebrae on the evening of Spy Wednesday is the anticipated Matins and Lauds of Holy Thursday. A perfect way to take advantage of a lockdown Holy Week.

Or live-stream at 7.30pm here

Booklet available here

The music may not be the same as the recording but you can follow the text if you wish.

The following notes are those of preeminent liturgist, Fr Adrian Fortescue.

The story behind Allegri’s ‘Miserere’

One of the most iconic pieces of sacred music, the following short film tell the story of how Allegri’s Miserere went from being a top secret jewel of the Vatican’s celebration of Tenebrae to being one of the most well known liturgical compositions in the world.

And for the musicians among out there…