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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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When you consider that the greatest hymns ever written—the plainchant hymns—are pushing the age of eight hundred and that the noble chorale hymn tunes of Bach date from the early eighteenth century, then what is the significance of the word “old” applied to “Mother at Thy Feet Is Kneeling”? Most of the old St. Basil hymns date from the Victorian era, particularly the 1870s and 1880s.
— Paul Hume (1956)
Foreword by Dr. William Mahrt
published 25 January 2012 by Jeff Ostrowski

Dr. William Mahrt of Stanford has written a beautiful Foreword to Kevin Allen’s Cantiones Sacrae Simplices (twelve simple SATB Motets).

Dr. William Mahrt of Stanford Foreword Kevin Allen’s Cantiones Sacrae Simplices (twelve simple SATB Motets)