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Our Winter/Spring 2024 Catalog is Now Available!

Welcome to our latest catalog of Traditional Music for the Contemporary Church!

This, our 52nd catalog, contains a nicely balanced selection of new liturgical, choral, and organ works.

The Paschal Triduum requires so much music, and it can be hard to find a setting that is both manageable and effective for any given liturgical moment. Our new three-part Antiphons for the Washing of Feet, by new CNP composer Rives Cassel meets those criteria well and is a perfect addition to the Holy Thursday repertiore. Next Gary Penkala provides us with a lovely Responsorial Psalm setting for a Mass of the Blessed Mother (Fatima Magnificat), which can be done with few or many resources, depending on what you have available. A flexible 2-part choral setting of Psalm 84 by Joseph Knapicius and Colin Brumby's three new musical settings of three ancient Eucharistic texts (Eucharistic Triptych) round out our vocal offerings. If you're an organist and looking for a new prelude for Eastertide, you will definitely want to check out Harold Owen's Meditation on 'O filii et filiæ'. Finally, solid Baroque choral preludes are always good for an organist to have on hand, making Four Chorale Trios, Volume 2 another "must-have" item.

We hope you find in these new works an opportunity to bring additional beauty and variety to your liturgical celebrations!


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New Liturgical Settings


Antiphons for the Washing of Feet

- K. Rives Cassel

Extremely versatile SAB, a cappella settings of six of the antiphons found in the Roman Missal for the Washing of the Feet on Holy Thursday. The perfect addition to your choir repertiore for the Triduum!

Fatima Magnificat 

Fatima Magnificat

- Gary D. Penkala

A setting of one of the options for Responsorial Psalms found in the Collection of Masses of the Blessed Virgin Mary. The refrain and five verses can be sung simply with cantor, choir and organ arrangement, or enhanced with instrumental descant and SATB harmonies on the refrain and some verses.

New Vocal Works

Psalm 84 

Psalm 84

- Joseph Knapicius

A flexible setting of verses two to five of Psalm 84, in which two voice lines are sung over a Tudor ground in d minor. Both SA and AT options are provided, and the ground can be beautifully rendered on cello, if desired.


Eucharistic Triptych

- Colin Brumby

Three well-known Eucharistic texts from the 13th and 14th centuries set to solid, SATB, a cappella music. These are great pieces for Communion time, for Benediction, and certainly for any Eucharistic feast!

New Organ Works


Meditation on 'O filii et filiæ'

- Harold Owen

This meditation presents an iconic Easter melody (often sung with the text, "Ye Sons and Daughters,") four times as a cantus firmus, with appropriate transitional material between each. A perfect Eastertide prelude or communion piece!


Four Chorale Trios, Vol. 2

- Friedrich Wilhelm Marpurg

These four delightfully elegant and beautifully crafted organ trios of Baroque composer Friedrich Marpurg are based on popular German chorales.

Seminarian Discount!

Seminarians have it rough. On one hand, the number of new things they are required to purchase for their studies is extensive, and the cost of the education itself is not cheap. At the same time, they are full-time students, most with no steady income, and they're not looking at a financially lucrative salary post-graduation to help pay their school debts.

As a very small way to assist with this problem, CNP now offers a 25% discount on all orders made by U.S. Roman Catholic seminarians. To qualify for this discount:

  1. On the order form or checkout page, check the box marked "Seminarian".
  2. Have your order shipped to a U.S. Roman Catholic seminary (including PNAC).

That's it! Once we have verified the address, we will send you a bill (either by US mail or email via Paypal - you choose) with the discount applied.

Limited PDF samples available

At your request, we are adding PDF samples for the pieces in our catalog. Currently, all of our pieces from the Fall 2009 and later catalogs include PDF samples, as well as several others. Enjoy!

Limited audio samples now available

You asked for it, you got least a little. We now have a very limited selection of audio samples available for pieces in our catalog. We will add new ones as we are able.

Standing Order Service

Check out our Standing Order Service. With it, you get all the new CNP music, hot off the press, at a 10-15% discount!!

Shopping Online - Fast and Easy!!

To make ordering as fast and easy as possible we provide shopping cart technology in our online catalog. When you see a piece you like, add it to your shopping cart and when you're ready to order, just check out. Everything else is done for you.

If you have any problems using the shopping cart, online help is provided. Any questions not addressed there may be sent to

As always, if you prefer you can use our Online Order Form, or make your order via e-mail, telephone, or US mail.

Enjoy shopping!!!

Using Our Indices

Four primary indices are provided, each giving access to a list of secondary indices grouped according to category. The four primary indices are available via buttons on the left column of every page and include:
Liturgical Index
This index includes the categories found in our printed catalog and in the previous version of the online catalog, including Choral Music, Hymns and Carols, Liturgical Settings, and more!
Seasonal/Ritual Index
All our music is grouped here by Liturgical season (e.g. Advent, Christmas, Lent, etc.) and Church rituals (e.g. Marian, Eucharist, RCIA, etc.)
Resource Index
Looking for pieces for your 2-part choir? Or those with chant? Or...? This index conveniently groups our catalog items according to the resources needed to perform each piece.
Alphabetic Index
If you already know the name of the piece you want, this is where you want to look - all our music grouped alphabetically.

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