Jubilate Deo was commissioned by William and Elizabeth Bayne for the Friends of Cathedral Music, Cathedral of St John, Albuquerque New Mexico as part of the Cathedral Commissions series. First performed by the Cathedral Choir under the direction of Iain Quinn with Maxine Thevenot, organist.
"Tarik O’Regan’s setting in Latin was composed for the Cathedral of St John, Albuquerque, New Mexico. After a hushed, unaccompanied opening that builds to a climax, much of the choral writing is unison or homophonic, supported by energetic, syncopated organ accompaniment. This setting is the most contemporary sounding of those reviewed here, but still very singable"