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Veronica Brandt holds a Bachelor Degree in Electrical Engineering. As editor, she has produced fine publications (as well as valuable reprints) dealing with Gregorian chant, hymnody, Latin, and other subjects. These publications are distinguished on account of their tastefulness. She lives in the Blue Mountains near Sydney, Australia, with her husband Peter and five children.
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"The local church should be conscious that church worship is not really the same as what we sing in a bar, or what we sing in a convention for youth."
— Francis Cardinal Arinze (2005)

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published 16 June 2013 by Veronica Brandt

BSOLUTE beginners guide to punching out some Gregorian notation. Here we have a quick demonstration of how easy it is to type up music in Gregorian chant notation with Illuminare Score Editor

To the right there is a little diagram showing how the different positions on the four line staff are referred to by letters. Most chant is written with the do clef on the top line, so c corresponds to where the do usually rests. The letter names stay in the same place regardless of which clef is used – it does work out simpler that way.

Someone quipped that even though it was easy to use with a baby, what about all those without? Here is video evidence that it can be done.

For more details there is the Gregorio home page and the new gregowiki. The latter does not have a security certificate so may bring up a warning, but this is a known issue and should be safe to ignore.