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San Diego Cathedral • (TLM) Solemn High Mass!
2019 September 23 by Corpus Christi Watershed

Someone took a YouTube recording, and the singing is quite good.


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PDF Download • Palestrina Kyrie “Fons Bonitatis”
2019 September 20 by Jeff Ostrowski

This is part 1 of 3 — and the other parts will be released soon.


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Sense and Sensibility
2019 September 19 by Lucas Tappan

This lesson is no less true in the realm of sacred music than it is in the realm of lovers.


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Catholics Get The “Chants” of a Lifetime…
2019 September 18 by Guest Author

“I was expecting a lot, and it was more than I expected,” Sutherland said.


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“Dies Irae” • Why Does It Appear In So Many Movies?
2019 September 16 by Jeff Ostrowski

Veronica Brandt wrote about this in 2014. This morning, VOX made her article into a YouTube.


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This Is a Cathedral, Not Disneyland
2019 September 15 by Fr. David Friel

Several English cathedrals hosted peculiar amusements this summer.


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($54,000 per year) • FSSP San Diego Seeks Choirmaster
2019 September 13 by Jeff Ostrowski

It seems Fr. Lyons offered the position to a candidate who later decided not to accept.


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Photographs • Père Daniel Kyriale (126 pages)
2019 September 11 by Jeff Ostrowski

The beauty of the Gregorian Kyriale cannot be stopped—and Saint Antoine Daniel is the perfect patron for this!


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“How To Begin Choir Practice” • (A Suggestion)
2019 September 11 by Jeff Ostrowski

How one begins a rehearsal is crucial.


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This may look simple on paper, but it sounds incredible when sung by a full choir. Guerrero rocks!


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When People Lie About Hymns Unwittingly
2019 September 09 by Jeff Ostrowski

As a young man, I came into contact with an organist who claimed there was no such thing as a “Recessional,” insisting that I was wrong and foolish to use that term.


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PDF Download • Chant Notation—Nuptial Blessing (EF)
2019 September 08 by Fr. David Friel

With permission from the CDF, the nuptial blessing at a sung EF Mass may be chanted according to this melody.


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Revealed! • A Fascinating Mass Rubric Very Few Know
2019 September 07 by Jeff Ostrowski

“How surprised people would be next Sunday to see the direction being carried out!” —1943 article


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This pipe organ will be heard as it has never been in our lifetimes.


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Do You Know Credo VII ??
2019 September 04 by Jeff Ostrowski

A wonderful medieval Credo, published with “Imprimatur” from 1924.


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Brébeuf #654 • “On Jordan’s Bank The Baptist’s Cry”
2019 September 03 by Corpus Christi Watershed

Sung to the wonderful tune of “Winchester New.”


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The 1961 Code of Rubrics • Pope St. John XXIII
2019 September 03 by Jeff Ostrowski

I would not argue with someone who called this document curious, or even bizarre. It was only in effect for a few years.


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Let the Fun Begin
2019 September 03 by Lucas Tappan

I have been searching for ways to bring more choristers into the choir…


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Brébeuf #655 • “Hark! A Voice” (Advent Hymn)
2019 September 02 by Corpus Christi Watershed

A beautiful English translation of “En Clara Vox Redarguit” by Fr. Fitzpatrick.


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Brébeuf #657 • “O Come, Divine Messiah” (Advent)
2019 September 02 by Corpus Christi Watershed

You can hear the individual tracks if you visit the source website.


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