The BENESONARIUM SCORE STORE is where you can purchase the choral music of Chris Mueller. How does it work?

  • All scores are available as PDF files. With each transaction the not-for-profit purchaser is granted an unlimited license to photocopy the score for rehearsal and performance. (A for-profit ensemble, or someone who wishes to record a piece, should contact us for additional contractual arrangements.)
  • We email your scores to you upon completion of purchase; they are not automatically sent out. All sales are completed within 24 hours.

We thank you for your purchases, and we hope you enjoy the music!  

We welcome your questions and comments: info@benesonarium.com

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CONGREGATIONAL MASS SETTINGS

    Missa pro editione tertia
  • SATB • ENGLISH • Congregational Mass setting, accompanied by choir, organ, and/or cantor. Purchase of the score gives the user (most likely a parish) limited reproduction rights for the choral/organ score (for the organist and choir members) and unlimited reproduction rights for the congregational pewcard (a melody-only insert to leave in the pews or vestibule for the congregation). A beautiful setting for the newly translated, beautiful texts! • 2011
  • purchase$75

  • Missa adventus
  • SATB • LATIN • Congregational Mass setting, accompanied by choir, organ, and/or cantor. Purchase of the score gives the user (most likely a parish) limited reproduction rights for the choral/organ score (for the organist and choir members) • Kyrie, Gospel Acclamation, Sanctus, Memorial Acclamation, Great Amen, Agnus Dei • 2003
  • purchase$45

  • Lenten Mass
  • SATB • ENGLISH • Congregational Mass setting, accompanied by choir, organ, and/or cantor. Purchase of the score gives the user (most likely a parish) limited reproduction rights for the choral/organ score (for the organist and choir members) • Kyrie, Gospel Acclamation, Sanctus, Memorial Acclamation, Great Amen, Agnus Dei • 2004
  • purchase$45

FAVORITES

  • Ubi caritas
  • SSATBB • LATIN • motet, Offertory for Holy Thursday • 2000
  • purchase$10

  • Jesu dulcis memoria
  • SATB • LATIN • Gregorian hymn of St. Bernard of Clairvaux • 2000
  • purchase$10

  • My Shepherd is the Living Lord
  • SAATTB • ENGLISH • motet, Psalm 23 (complete) • 2004
  • purchase$10

  • Cry out with joy
  • SATB • ENGLISH • Offertory for V. Easter • 2013
  • purchase$10

  • Sanctus
  • SSATBB • LATIN • from the "Nuptial Mass", Revelation 4:8 et al. • 2003
  • purchase$10

  • The Magnificat
  • SSAATTBB • ENGLISH • Luke 1:39-56 (no Gloria Patri) • 2012
  • purchase$15

  • Communion: Ecce sic benedicetur
  • SSATTB • LATIN • from “Nuptial Propers”, Psalm 128:4, 6 • 2012
  • purchase$10

  • God goes up
  • SATB • ENGLISH • Offertory for VII. Easter • 2013
  • purchase$10

  • Rorate caeli
  • SATB • LATIN • Introit for IV. Advent • 2001
  • purchase$10

ENGLISH OFFERTORIES – a series of new compositions for the Offertory of the Mass, begun in 2013. [All liturgical designations refer to the Ordinary Form of the Latin Rite.]

  • The Lord will conceal you
  • SATB • ENGLISH • Offertory for I. Lent • 2013
  • purchase$10

  • I will ponder your statutes
  • SATB • ENGLISH • Offertory for II. Lent • 2013
  • purchase$10

  • The judgments of the Lord
  • SATB • ENGLISH • Offertory for III. Lent • 2013
  • purchase$10

  • Praise the Lord, for he is good
  • SATB • ENGLISH • Offertory for IV. Lent • 2013
  • purchase$10

  • I will praise you, O Lord
  • SATB • ENGLISH • Offertory for V. Lent • 2013
  • purchase$10

  • My heart has awaited reproach
  • SATB • ENGLISH • Offertory for Palm Sunday • 2013
  • purchase$10

  • The angel of the Lord descended
  • SATB • ENGLISH • Offertory for II. Easter • 2013
  • purchase$10

  • O God, my God
  • SATB • ENGLISH • Offertory for IV. Easter • 2013
  • purchase$10

  • Cry out with joy
  • SATB • ENGLISH • Offertory for V. Easter • 2013
  • purchase$10

  • O peoples, bless the Lord
  • SATB • ENGLISH • Offertory for VI. Easter • 2013
  • purchase$10

  • God goes up
  • SATB • ENGLISH • Offertory for VII. Easter • 2013
  • purchase$10

  • Confirm, O God
  • SATB • ENGLISH • Offertory for Pentecost • 2013
  • purchase$10

  • Blest be God the Father
  • SATB • ENGLISH • Offertory for Trinity Sunday • 2013
  • purchase$10

  • The Lord opened the gates of heaven
  • SATB • ENGLISH • Offertory for Corpus Christi • 2013
  • purchase$10

  • I will bless the Lord
  • SATB • ENGLISH • Offertory for XI. Ordinary • 2013
  • purchase$10

THREE GREGORIAN SEQUENCES

  • Victimae paschali laudes
  • SSATBB • LATIN • Easter sequence • 2000
  • purchase$15

  • Veni Sancte Spiritus
  • SSATBB • LATIN • Pentecost sequence • 2000
  • purchase$15

  • Lauda Sion (short form)
  • SSATBB • LATIN • Corpus Christi sequence • 2000
  • purchase$15

MOTETS FOR ADVENT AND CHRISTMAS (see also Introits)

  • Adam lay ybounden
  • SAATBB • ENGLISH • Advent motet, on a 15th-century text • 2004
  • purchase$10

  • Puer natus est
  • SSATB • LATIN • Christmas motet, Isaiah 9:5 • 2007
  • purchase$10

MOTETS FOR LENT AND EASTER (see also Introits & Offertories)

  • Hosanna to the Son of David
  • SATB • ENGLISH • Introit for Palm Sunday: Matthew 21:9b-10; cf. Mark 11:9b-10, Luke 19:38 • 2003
  • purchase$10

  • My Shepherd is the Living Lord
  • SAATTB • ENGLISH • motet, Psalm 23 (complete) • 2004
  • purchase$10

  • The Twenty-Third Psalm
  • SATB (B div. at end) • ENGLISH • motet, Psalm 23 (complete) • 2003
  • purchase$10

  • Ubi caritas
  • SSATBB • LATIN • motet, Offertory for Holy Thursday • 2000
  • purchase$10

  • See, my servant shall prosper
  • SSATTBB • ENGLISH • Motet for Tenebræ of Good Friday, Isaiah 52:13-15 • 2010
  • purchase$10

  • Psalm 95
  • SSATTBB • ENGLISH • Responsorial Psalm for the Liturgy of the Hours (including Tenebræ), Psalm 95 (complete) • 2010
  • purchase$10

  • The Reproaches
  • SATB • ENGLISH • motet for Good Friday's Veneration of the Cross • 2011
  • purchase$15

  • The Lord is the Vine
  • SATB • ENGLISH • motet, cf. John 15:1, 5 • 2004
  • purchase$5

  • Christus factus est (I)
  • SAT+SATB • LATIN • antiphon for Holy Week, Philippians 2:8 • 2000
  • purchase$5

  • Christus factus est (II)
  • SATB • LATIN • antiphon for Holy Week, Philippians 2:8-9 • 2000
  • purchase$5

  • Canticle of Moses
  • SATTBB • ENGLISH • Responsory III. for Mass of Easter Vigil, loosely based on the chant; Exodus 15: 1-6, 17-18 • 2003
  • purchase$10

GREGORIAN INTROITS – a series of compositions with the unaltered Gregorian chant in the soprano voice. [All liturgical designations refer to the Ordinary Form of the Latin Rite.]

  • Justus es
  • SATB • LATIN • Introit for XXIII. Ordinary • 2000
  • purchase$10

  • Da pacem
  • SATB • LATIN • Introit for XXIV. Ordinary • 2000
  • purchase$10

  • Salus populi
  • SATB • LATIN • Introit for XXV. Ordinary • 2000/2001
  • purchase$10

  • Omnia quae fecisti
  • SATB • LATIN • Introit for XXVI. Ordinary • 2000/2001
  • purchase$10

  • In voluntate tua
  • SATB • LATIN • Introit for XXVII. Ordinary • 2000
  • purchase$10

  • Si iniquitates
  • SATB • LATIN • Introit for XXVIII. Ordinary • 2000
  • purchase$10

  • Ego clamavi
  • SATB • LATIN • Introit for XXIX. Ordinary • 2000
  • purchase$10

  • Laetetur cor (I)
  • SATB • LATIN • Introit for XXX. Ordinary • 2001
  • purchase$10

  • Gaudeamus omnes
  • SATB • LATIN • Introit for the Solemnity of All Saints • 2000
  • purchase$10

  • Ne derelinquas me
  • SATB • LATIN • Introit for XXXI. Ordinary • 2000
  • purchase$10

  • Intret oratio mea
  • SATB • LATIN • Introit for XXXII. Ordinary • 2000
  • purchase$10

  • Dicit Dominus
  • SATB • LATIN • Introit for XXXIII. Ordinary • 2000
  • purchase$10

  • Dignus est Agnus
  • SATB • LATIN • Introit for the Solemnity of Christ the King • 2000
  • purchase$10

  • Ad te levavi
  • SATB • LATIN • Introit for I. Advent • 2000
  • purchase$10

  • Populus Sion
  • SAATBB • LATIN • Introit for II. Advent, Isaiah 30:19, 30 + Psalm 80:1 • 2003
  • purchase$10

  • Gaudete in Domino
  • SATB • LATIN • Introit for III. Advent • 2004
  • purchase$10

  • Rorate caeli
  • SATB • LATIN • Introit for IV. Advent • 2001
  • purchase$10

  • Ecce advenit
  • SATB • LATIN • Introit for the Solemnity of Epiphany • 2002
  • purchase$10

  • Dilexisti
  • SATB • LATIN • Introit for the Feast of the Baptism of the Lord • 2003
  • Buy Now$10

  • Omnis terra
  • SATB • LATIN • Introit for II. Ordinary • 2001/2003
  • purchase$10

  • Adorate Deum
  • SATB • LATIN • Introit for III. Ordinary • 2001/2003
  • purchase$10

  • Laetetur cor (II)
  • SATB • LATIN • Introit for IV. Ordinary • 2001
  • purchase$10

  • Venite adoremus
  • SATB • LATIN • Introit for V. Ordinary • 2001
  • purchase$10

  • Esto mihi
  • SATBB • LATIN • Introit for VI. Ordinary • 2000/2001
  • purchase$10

  • Domine in tua
  • SATBB • LATIN • Introit for VII. Ordinary • 2000
  • purchase$10

  • Factus est Dominus (I)
  • SATBB • LATIN • Introit for VIII. Ordinary • 2000/2001
  • purchase$10

  • Factus est Dominus (II)
  • STB • LATIN • Introit for VIII. Ordinary • 2011
  • purchase$10

  • Respice in me
  • SATB • LATIN • Introit for IX. Ordinary • 2011
  • purchase$10

  • Invocabit me
  • SATB • LATIN • Introit for I. Lent • 2002
  • purchase$10

  • Tibi dixit
  • SATBB • LATIN • Introit for II. Lent & the Transfiguration• 2002
  • purchase$10

  • Oculi mei
  • SATBB • LATIN • Introit for III. Lent • 2000
  • purchase$10

  • Laetare Jerusalem
  • SATB • LATIN • Introit for IV. Lent • 2001
  • purchase$10

  • Judica me Deus
  • SATB • LATIN • Introit for V. Lent • 2002
  • purchase$10

  • Nos autem
  • SATB • LATIN • Introit for Holy Thursday, Mass of the Lord's Supper • 2001
  • purchase$10

  • Quasi modo
  • SATB • LATIN • Introit for II. Easter • 2001
  • purchase$10

  • Jubilate Deo
  • SATB • LATIN • Introit for III. Easter • 2000
  • purchase$10

  • Misericordia Domini
  • SATB • LATIN • Introit for IV. Easter • 2000
  • purchase$10

  • Cantate Domino
  • SATB • LATIN • Introit for V. Easter • 2000
  • purchase$10

  • Vocem jucunditatis
  • SATB • LATIN • Introit for VI. Easter • 2000
  • purchase$10

  • Exaudi Domine
  • SATB • LATIN • Introit for VII. Easter • 2000
  • purchase$10

  • Spiritus Domini
  • SATB • LATIN • Introit for the Solemnity of Pentecost • 2000
  • purchase$10

  • Benedicta sit
  • SATB • LATIN • Introit for the Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity, Years A & B • 2000
  • purchase$10

  • Caritas Dei
  • SATBB • LATIN • Introit for the Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity, Year C • 2013
  • purchase$10

  • Cibavit eos
  • SATB • LATIN • Introit for the Solemnity of Corpus Christi • 2000
  • purchase$10

  • Nunc scio vere
  • SATB • LATIN • Introit for the Solemnity of Saints Peter and Paul (June 29), Mass during the day • 2003
  • purchase$10

POLYPHONIC MASS SETTING (for concert or liturgical use) written by the composer for his own wedding Mass

  • Nuptial Mass (compleat)
  • SSATBB(+organ) • LATIN & ENGLISH • complete Mass in seven movements (22 minutes of music) • 2003
  • purchase$65

  • Kyrie & Gloria
  • SSATBB • LATIN • from the "Nuptial Mass" • 2003
  • purchase$10

  • Psalm 148
  • SSATBB+organ • ENGLISH • Responsorial Psalm from the "Nuptial Mass", Psalm 148:1-4, 9-14 • 2003
  • purchase$10

  • Gospel Acclamation: Alleluia
  • SSATBB+organ • ENGLISH • from the "Nuptial Mass", 1 John 4:16 • 2003
  • purchase$10

  • Offertory: Deus Israel
  • SSATBB • LATIN • from the "Nuptial Mass", cf. Tobit 7-8 • 2003
  • purchase$10

  • Sanctus
  • SSATBB • LATIN • from the "Nuptial Mass", Revelation 4:8 et al. • 2003
  • purchase$10

  • Agnus Dei
  • SSATBB • LATIN • from the "Nuptial Mass", John 1:29 • 2003
  • purchase$10

  • Communion: Ave Maria sequence
  • SSATBB • LATIN • from the "Nuptial Mass", Marian sequence by Adam of St. Victor • 2003
  • purchase$10

POLYPHONIC WEDDING PROPERS (for concert or liturgical use) commissioned for the wedding of Matthew and Alyssa, June 2, 2012

  • Introit: Deus Israel
  • SSATTB • LATIN • from “Nuptial Propers”, Tobias 7:15, 8:19; Psalm 128:1 • 2012
  • purchase$10

  • Gradual: Uxor tua
  • SSATTBB • LATIN • from “Nuptial Propers”, Psalm 128:3 • 2012
  • purchase$10

  • Gospel Acclamation: Alleluia
  • SSATTB+organ • ENGLISH • from “Nuptial Propers”, 1 John 4:12 • 2012
  • purchase$10

  • Offertory: In te speravi
  • SSATTB • LATIN • from “Nuptial Propers”, Psalm 31:15a • 2012
  • purchase$10

  • Communion: Ecce sic benedicetur
  • SSATTB • LATIN • from “Nuptial Propers”, Psalm 128:4, 6 • 2012
  • purchase$10

CONCERT WORKS

  • The Magnificat
  • SSAATTBB • ENGLISH • Luke 1:39-56 (no Gloria Patri) • 2012
  • purchase$15

  • Caritas est
  • SSAATBB+SATB • ENGLISH (Latin chant at end) • 1 Corinthians 13:4-8a, 13 • 2011 performed by the Young New Yorkers’ Chorus at the 2011 National Convention of the American Choral Directors’ Association
  • purchase$10

  • For Now Is Born the King of Bliss
  • SATB (multiple divisi, 16vv. total) • ENGLISH • Christmas carol, text by James Ryman • 2010
  • purchase$10

  • All Creation, Praise the Name of the Lord
  • SSATBBB • ENGLISH • Responsorial Psalm from the "Nuptial Mass" [revised: unaccompanied version], Psalm 148:1-4, 9-14 • 2003/2009
  • purchase$10

  • Peace Prayer
  • SAATTBB • ENGLISH • motet, text wrongly attributed to St. Francis of Assisi • 2008 premiered in 2008 by the Young New Yorkers’ Chorus in Merkin Concert Hall, New York City
  • purchase$10

  • Wondrous Hope
  • SSAATTBB • ENGLISH • larger concert work on Lamentations 3:21-26 • 2004 premiered in 2004 by the Young New Yorkers’ Chorus in Merkin Concert Hall, New York City
  • purchase$15

  • Tyger, Tyger
  • SATB • ENGLISH • intense concert setting of William Blake's renowned poem • 2002
  • purchase$15