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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 Consilium is merely an assembly of people, many of them incompetent, and others well advanced on the road to novelty. The discussions are extremely hurried. Discussions are based on impressions and the voting is chaotic. […] Many of those who have influenced the reform […] have no love, and no veneration of that which has been handed down to us. They begin by despising everything that is actually there. This negative mentality is unjust and pernicious, and unfortunately, Paul VI tends a little to this side. They have all the best intentions, but with this mentality they have only been able to demolish and not to restore."
— Contemporary account of the Consilium by Cardinal Antonelli
Treatment of Mass VIII in 1933 Caecilia
published 28 November 2010 by Jeff Ostrowski

It would seem that Mass VIII was as popular in the 1930’s as it is now.

Below is an article by Professor Amédée Gastoué, the famous enemy of Mocquereau and creator of bizarre recordings with his mixed Schola during the 1930’s. (For more on that, please see my presentation on the Editio Vaticana.)

He talks about the “Mass of the Angels” (which some call the “Mass from the angels”). For those who may have forgotten, Corpus Christi Watershed is offering twelve free organ accompaniments to Mass VIII, by folks like Bragers, Potiron, Flor Peeters, and many others.

Here is Gastoué's article, which was made available by the Church Music Association of America:

caecilia Mass VIII