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Aristotle A. Esguerra has served in the Diocese of Madison since 2009 as music director at the churches of St. Mary, Pine Bluff and St. Ignatius, Mount Horeb, and as the chant instructor to the Cistercian Nuns of Valley of Our Lady Monastery, Prairie du Sac.
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"In accord with no. 55 of the instruction of the Congregation of Rites on music in the liturgy (March 5, 1967), the Conference of Bishops has determined that vernacular texts set to music composed in earlier periods may be used in liturgical services even though they may not conform in all details with the legitimately approved versions of liturgical texts (November, 1967). This decision authorizes the use of choral and other music in English when the older text is not precisely the same as the official version."
— Catholic Bishops for the dioceses of the United States (November, 1969)

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A preview of Modal Responsorial Psalms and Gospel Acclamations: Round-note SATB Edition
published 29 April 2013 by Aristotle A. Esguerra

In the near future Corpus Christi Watershed will be releasing the round-note SATB edition of Modal Responsorial Psalms and Gospel Acclamations. (Many of these psalm antiphons have been included in The Vatican II Hymnal.) This edition will contain all of the settings of the square-note edition in easily-learned SATB harmonies.

The preview below contains all of the Responsorial Psalms that are sung during the Simple and Extended Vigils of Pentecost. It serves as an example of both the stepwise-dominant style of the ATB lines (a practical consideration for choirs new to part-singing) and the typesetting used for this edition. Download the PDF.