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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 main place should be given, all things being equal, to gregorian chant, as being proper to the roman Liturgy. Other kinds of sacred music, in particular polyphony, are in no way excluded, provided that they correspond to the spirit of the liturgical action and that they foster the participation of all the faithful.”
— 2011 GIRM, §41 (Roman Missal, 3rd Edition)

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Why are the Psalms numbered differently?
published 9 July 2013 by Jeff Ostrowski

AYBE IT’S JUST ME. Maybe I’m the only one who struggles with the different Psalm numbering systems (“Greek” vs. “Hebrew”). Well, from now on, I will simply use this handy, easy, printable, single-page PDF Psalter Numbering chart:

      * *  1-Page Printable Chart [pdf]

Believe it or not, I often feel like I suffer from dyslexia, because I simple cannot “convert” the different Psalm numbers in my head. This chart will help me out big time! Please let me know in the combox if you find it useful.