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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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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)

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Backyard Studies In Proportion
published 13 December 2013 by Jeff Ostrowski

Gwyneth Holston has been talking about wonderful things like “silhouette” and “proportion.” We went into the backyard with some relatives and did our own “take” on proportion:

Proportion 1 Proportion 2