“Reproaches” for Good Friday (Recording)
2017 April 15 by Jeff Ostrowski

The indispensable “Musician’s Guide to Good Friday,” including a 50-page PDF and rehearsal videos!

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Descent into Hell and The Greatest Act of Love
2017 April 14 by Richard J. Clark

Read the words of John 3:16 again.

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Do these Holy Thursday rubrics strike you as odd?
2017 April 13 by Jeff Ostrowski

I haven’t studied the situation enough to know with certainty.

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Today we announce a special guest who will be present at the Sacred Music Symposium!

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Musical Resources • Holy Thursday (EF)
2017 April 12 by Jeff Ostrowski

“O God, from Whom Judas received the punishment of his crime, and the thief the reward of his confession…”

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Accompaniment: “Credo III” (Parochial Hymnal)
2017 April 10 by Jeff Ostrowski

Easiest organ accompaniment to Credo III ever penned.

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PDF Download • Booklet for Congregation
2017 April 10 by Jeff Ostrowski

May I share a secret?

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Square Note App
2017 April 09 by Fr. David Friel

Bring your “Graduale Digitalum” wherever you go.

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33 Days to Marian Consecration
2017 April 08 by Veronica Brandt

There are 33 days to prepare for the feast of Our Lady of Fatima this centenary year, starting Monday April 10.

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I’ve never seen a more beautiful promo video.

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Music has a way of describing the indescribable, of bringing to speech the ineffable. That is what our choirs must do this Holy Week.

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Musical Resources • Palm Sunday (1962)
2017 April 07 by Jeff Ostrowski

“The multitude goeth forth to meet our Redeemer with flowers and palms, and payeth the homage due to a triumphant conqueror.”

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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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