In asking the most relevant questions about the offertories
, her thoroughness and precision allow her to posit answers that reach beyond offertories
to address some of the most fundamental questions about medieval liturgical song in general.
At the request of many pianists, Cindy Berry, prolific composer/arranger, provides 15 concise arrangements in her volume, Two-Minute Offertories
The need for supportive materials would be endless: composing music for the psalm antiphons, choral settings for verses and offertories
, organ pieces based on the new hymnic and liturgical music, and music for the Easter Vigil.
The longer graduals and offertories
were significantly compromised (e.
Gail Smith, who has been active in church music, has assembled a useful group of pieces suitable for church or Sunday school preludes, offertories
Let the Vineyards" and "What Shall I Render"--real offertories
, as opposed to "Create in Me"--are retained, as is "Thank the Lord" as a post-communion canticle.