Did You Forget This Fabulous Lenten Hymn?
2017 March 04 by Jeff Ostrowski

The psalm verses are optional—making this piece as long or short as you desire.

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“Sometimes a certain mediocrity, superficiality and banality have prevailed, to the detriment of the beauty and intensity of liturgical celebrations.”

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O Crux Ave, partial recording
2017 March 04 by Veronica Brandt

A stepping stone towards singing this motet with a small choir – a recording for the middle voice of Fr Friel’s 3 part motet.

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Choirmasters, Your Job Is Hard Beyond A Doubt
2017 March 03 by Jeff Ostrowski

What does sacred music have to do with the O. J. Simpson murder trial?

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Giacomo Cardinal Lercaro (1891-1976)
2017 February 28 by Jeff Ostrowski

“There remains throughout the presence of Bugnini—his bias, his anger, and his prejudice—making one continuously ask the unanswerable question: why?” ~ Msgr. Richard J. Schuler

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“At the crowing of the cock, hope returns…”

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The Purpose of Art
2017 February 26 by Fr. David Friel

Considerations from Tolstoy

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Making rehearsal CDs and finding mp3s
2017 February 25 by Veronica Brandt

Burning CDs may seem old-fashioned, but many people still rely on their CD players. All the shortcuts, plus a free recording of Audi Benigne Conditor.

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Four Real Reasons for Roman Catholic Funerals
2017 February 24 by Richard J. Clark

The real purpose of a Roman Catholic funeral is not what most people think.

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7 Points • “The Joy of Lent”
2017 February 23 by Dr. Alfred Calabrese

Does Lent really put people in a bad mood?

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“Morae Vocis” acc. to the Vatican Edition
2017 February 22 by Jeff Ostrowski

The «Kyriale» contains very few melismatic morae.

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PDF Download • “Cantus Varii” (469 Pages)
2017 February 21 by Jeff Ostrowski

The revolution continues!

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Music and the Imagination
2017 February 21 by Lucas Tappan

Along the “via pulchritudinis” (the way of beauty) they will come to know Him Who is Beauty itself.

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2-1 Suspension in Guerrero Motet
2017 February 20 by Jeff Ostrowski

“Now this is eternal life: That they may know thee, the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom thou hast sent.”

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Will All Men Be Saved?
2017 February 19 by Fr. David Friel

Hope vs. Certainty

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Musical Resources • Sexagesima Sunday
2017 February 18 by Jeff Ostrowski

“O God, who seest that we put no trust in ourselves…”

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The Pedagogy of the School Mass Liturgy
2017 February 16 by Dr. Alfred Calabrese

The weekly school Mass may be the only Mass some students ever attend.

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Feature Video • London Oratory Schola
2017 February 14 by Andrew Leung

A very cool promotion video of the Schola Cantorum of the London Oratory School

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Singing for Cardinal Burke's Pontifical Low Mass
2017 February 14 by Lucas Tappan

I told Cardinal Burke that is was a blessing for us to sing for the Mass and assured him of our prayers.

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Refutations • “Can the Latin Mass be enriched?”
2017 February 13 by Jeff Ostrowski

The OF can enrich the EF, but not the way Fr. Stravinskas describes.

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