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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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“Sacred music, being a complementary part of the solemn liturgy, participates in the general scope of the liturgy, which is the glory of God and the sanctification and edification of the faithful. It contributes to the decorum and the splendor of the ecclesiastical ceremonies, and since its principal office is to clothe with suitable melody the liturgical text proposed for the understanding of the faithful, its proper aim is to add greater efficacy to the text, in order that through it the faithful may be the more easily moved to devotion and better disposed for the reception of the fruits of grace belonging to the celebration of the most holy mysteries.”
— Pope Saint Pius X
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