Church Music for Mass
Donum Maximus

Download free original church music "Donum Maximus" by Australian musician Sylvia Romer for the Mass.  

The entire Mass, Donum Maximus (Greatest Gift) is twenty-four pages of music.

Sylvia set:

  • the Kyrie, 
  • Gloria, 
  • Credo, 
  • Sanctus, 
  • Mysterium Fidei and 
  • Amen, 
  • the Lord's Prayer, 
  • Agnus Dei, 
  • One Family of Love, 
  • the Magnificat, 
  • a thirteenth-century prayer called Anima Christi, and last, 
  • a piece called "Those Last Words of Jesus."

See six sample pages below:

Donum Maximus, a Mass
Hymns for the Mass, Gloria
Credo from the Mass "Donum Maximus"
Sanctus from the Mass, by Sylvia Romer
One Family of Love hymn, by Sylvia Romer
Hymn: Those Last Words of Jesus, by Sylvia Romer

Sylvia's husband Ted says, "I am a fan of my wife's music and our choir sings it with great feeling and meaning.

"I just hope people enjoy using it as much as our choir...

"Some of the hymns attached to the mass are also very special as you will see. Her music is free and may be copied freely without charge and used.  The only stipulation is it is not for resale."


The link to download the free Mass and songs:


Download Sylvia's Mass, Donum Maximus



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Dana Thynes

Hi, I'm Dana!  (Say that like "Anna".)  I'm the owner of Music-for-Music-Teachers.com, and a newer site, SingTheBibleStory.com.

Like some of you, I've been playing the piano since early childhood, and have added a few other instruments along the way, plus an interest in arranging and composing music.

You can find out more about me and the reason for this website at my About Me page.