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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 resides with his wife and children.
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“The Catholic Church has a dignity far surpassing that of every merely human society, for it was founded by Christ the Lord. It is altogether fitting, therefore, that the language it uses should be noble, majestic, and non-vernacular.”
— Blessed John XXIII (22 February 1962)
A Chabanel Psalm sung A Cappella
published 14 November 2010 by Jeff Ostrowski

A cappella means “in the style of the chapel.” Today, it has come to mean “without accompaniment.” It may not be the best term, however, because sometimes instruments were used in church right along with the voices (in certain countries in certain chapels during certain time periods).

In any event, here is what a Chabanel Psalm sounds like a cappella