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Rangsit Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities

ISSN 2286-976X (Print)

ISSN 2539-5513 (Online)

Doctoral Creative Research Music: Siamese Mass of The Roman Catholic Liturgy

  • Sirarat Sukchai, Faculty of Fine and Applied Arts, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand, Corresponding author, Email: bsukchai@gmail.com
  • Weerachat Premananda, Faculty of Fine and Applied Arts, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand


The Ordinary Mass is a choral composition popular around the world, which reflects the beliefs and faith of Christianity and is an important element of sacred rituals. In addition, famous composers have written a large number of Mass compositions. In Thailand, there are few Thai composers who have composed an ordinary mass. As a result, the researcher was inspired to create the Siamese Mass of the Roman Catholic Liturgy. The objectives are to 1) create a contemporary Mass for the Roman Catholic Liturgy; 2) disseminate the Siamese Mass of The Roman Catholic Liturgy, and knowledge of the composition to the public. The researcher studied the context of religion and music, analyzed and interpreted numerous chants, and composed the Siamese Mass for a mixed choir and solo in Latin, with a total of 8 sections, namely Kyrie, Gloria, Credo I - IV, Sanctus, and Agnus Dei, with the complete musical piece being 30 minutes long.

Keywords: Mass, Liturgical Music, Sacred Music, Choral Music

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DOI: 10.14456/rjsh.2021.11


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