Titles of Mary
Welcome to "Titles of Mary," which is a compilation of instrumentals dedicated to the Mother of God. From the fi rst centuries Christians have been honoring Mary with devotion under certain titles approved by the Church. "Titles of Mary," makes a selection of six of these titles: Holy Mother of God,Morning Star, Theotokos, Virgin Most faithful, Queen of All Saints, and House of God, Gate of Heaven. [1.] Holy Mother of God- an instrumental based on Gregorian modes in fi ve parts. Instruments contain: Whistle, Lute, Gtr, Lyre. [2.] Morning Star-an instrumental which protrays Mary's pure presence before God. Instrumentals evoke her luminous holiness. [3.] THeotokos- originally based on the "salve Regina," evoking the title as Mother of God, which the Council of Chalcedon (431) proclaimed Mary as "God-Bearer" or Theotokos. Melody is composed for Organ and fl ute. [4.] Blessed Virgin MAry-a hymn using contemporary sounds which evoke her elevated stature in Heaven. [5.] Predestination of the Saints- [6.] Immaculate Conception- Mary's Yes whcih echoes thru the centuries in the faithful.