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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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Using the shoddiest, sleaziest material we have for the purpose of glorifying God is not very sound theology or even very good common sense. […] (In general, when you see a diminished seventh chord in a hymn, run.) And these chords are usually used in bad hymns in precisely the same order in which they occur in “Sweet Adeline.”
— Paul Hume (1956)
Advent Alleluias for Gospel Acclamation
published 24 November 2010 by Jeff Ostrowski

The Alleluia has always been a very special part of the Mass. I’m pleased to announce that garnieralleluias.org continues to grow and expand. For the Gospel Acclamation at Mass (usually an “Alleluia”), we already offer hundreds of PDF scores, training videos, Mp3 audio recordings, and congregational inserts. (Click Here) to visit the St. Charles Garnier Gospel Acclamations Website

Here’s an example of how Medieval manuscripts indicated how to sing a tone:

And here’s how Solesmes indicates such things:


(Click Here) And here’s Corpus Christi Watershed’s version