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It is Finished
2017 April 06 by Andrew Leung

What can a musician learn from the last words of our crucified King?


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Strong Vibrato • What Do You Think?
2017 April 05 by Jeff Ostrowski

In my view, a “tight” vibrato can be quite a beautiful thing.


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Family Life and the Sacred Liturgy
2017 April 04 by Lucas Tappan

I can’t imagine my family playing such an intimate role in the ceremonies of Holy Week, but it surely made an awesome impression on the von Trapps.


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Mesmerizing Credo Setting (SATB) • After Machaut
2017 April 03 by Jeff Ostrowski

Two young ladies helped record these 14th-century harmonies.


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Two Articles Worth Reading
2017 April 02 by Fr. David Friel

On “Liturgiam authenticam” and the Crisis in Art


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Two Popes Singing “Our Father” in Latin
2017 April 02 by Jeff Ostrowski

Listen to the instructions John Paul II gives the Chicago congregation.


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The Jews therefore said to Him, “Thou art not yet fifty years old and hast Thou seen Abraham?”


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Liturgical Language Barriers
2017 April 01 by Veronica Brandt

Learning enough to use Latin liturgically is important and easy if you have the information. Including a short video giving tips to cover most Church Latin pronunciation.


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“Adoro te devote” (SATB) • Rehearsal Videos
2017 March 31 by Jeff Ostrowski

…with English translation by Fr. Adrian Fortescue.


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Reconstructed 16th-Century Mass
2017 March 30 by Andrew Leung

An interesting project to reconstruct a 16th century Mass as Henry VIII would have heard it.


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Commercial Pop Culture + Church Music?
2017 March 29 by Jeff Ostrowski

This brief video—filmed at an Episcopal church in 2013—may offend you.


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Why I Never Repeat Pieces With My Choir
2017 March 29 by Jeff Ostrowski

“Sometimes when you are confusing, you are mistaken for being learned.” —Fulton J. Sheen


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“The World” • What is the world?
2017 March 29 by Jeff Ostrowski

Golden Jubilee Homily by Bishop René H. Gracida.


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The polyphonic imitative style of the Renaissance is a reflection of the rational mind and the music of heaven.


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The Fully Sung Mass
2017 March 28 by Lucas Tappan

if St. Augustine was right and “singing belongs to the one who loves,” then it behooves us to once again learn to love and thereby take up the Church’s eternal hymn of praise.


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Professional Video • Real, Live, Irish Monks!
2017 March 28 by Corpus Christi Watershed

Silverstream Priory is a house of monks living under the Rule of Saint Benedict.


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World’s Easiest Organ Processional (PDF)
2017 March 27 by Jeff Ostrowski

I have a confession to make: I can’t stand hearing wrong notes.


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The Joy of Penance
2017 March 25 by Fr. David Friel

The celebration of Laetare Sunday reveals a deeper truth.


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Pope Francis decreed Romero was martyred “in odium fidei” (“in hatred of the faith”). He was beatified in El Salvador on May 23, 2015.


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Easter Hymn • Contemporary (SATB)
2017 March 21 by Jeff Ostrowski

Pardon my squeaky Soprano notes, but I wanted to demonstrate how it sounds.


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