A downloadable PDF version of the Passion Gospels for the Revised Common Lectionary, with texts from the New Revised Standard Version of the Bible, set to traditional chant:
- PDF files may be printed out for soloists, choir, or even entire congregation
- Notated on a modern 5-line staff using note heads (no stems)
- May be sung by a deacon or cantor alone, but are marked for three singers and choir or congregation, as well
- Includes an introduction with performance practice and liturgical instructions.
The Passion Gospels are appointed for use on Palm Sunday and Good Friday. Prepared by Ormonde Plater, a deacon in the Episcopal Church, The Passion Gospels adhere to the ancient practice of chanting the texts appointed on Palm Sunday and Good Friday, a practice dating from fourth-century Jerusalem.
This product works on both Macintosh and Windows computers; it requires only Adobe Reader, a free application available for download from Adobe.