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A theorist, organist, and conductor, Jeff Ostrowski holds his B.M. in Music Theory from the University of Kansas (2004), and did graduate work in Musicology. He serves as choirmaster for the new FSSP parish in Los Angeles, where he lives with his wife and two children.
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"In accord with no. 55 of the instruction of the Congregation of Rites on music in the liturgy (March 5, 1967), the Conference of Bishops has determined that vernacular texts set to music composed in earlier periods may be used in liturgical services even though they may not conform in all details with the legitimately approved versions of liturgical texts (November, 1967). This decision authorizes the use of choral and other music in English when the older text is not precisely the same as the official version."
— Catholic Bishops for the dioceses of the United States (November, 1969)
Free Responsorial Psalms
published 14 July 2010 by Jeff Ostrowski

This Psalm, (Video link) in honor of Venerable George Haydock (†1584), is an example of the type of score you can find at the Chabanel Psalms Site. • 17th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year CHere’s an audio example

VIDEOS for this Psalm, Audio Mp3 Recordings, Numerous Other Free Settings, Sheet Music Scores for Organist & Vocalist, Practice Mp3’s, & Congregational Inserts (Gregorian and Modern) for the 17th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C, can be found by clicking HERE.

VIDEO of this Responsorial Psalm: Vimeo Video

We currently offer more than 4,000 free Responsorial Psalm scores. The St. Noël Chabanel Responsorial Psalms site was produced by Corpus Christi Watershed, and many generous Chabanel guest composers have donated their fine works.

Ps. 138:1-2, 2-3, 6-7, 7-8
In quacúmque die invocávero te, exáudi me, Dómine.
R. Lord, on the day I called for help, you answered me.
I will give thanks to you, O LORD, with all my heart,
for you have heard the words of my mouth;
in the presence of the angels I will sing your praise;
I will worship at your holy temple
and give thanks to your name.
R. Lord, on the day I called for help, you answered me.
Because of your kindness and your truth;
for you have made great above all things
your name and your promise.
When I called you answered me;
you built up strength within me.
R. Lord, on the day I called for help, you answered me.
The LORD is exalted, yet the lowly he sees,
and the proud he knows from afar.
Though I walk amid distress, you preserve me;
against the anger of my enemies you raise your hand.
R. Lord, on the day I called for help, you answered me.
Your right hand saves me.
The LORD will complete what he has done for me;
your kindness, O LORD, endures forever;
forsake not the work of your hands.
R. Lord, on the day I called for help, you answered me.

Free Responsorial Psalms (A cappella scores & organ scores)