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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 lives with his wife and two children.
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A lot of the favoured new settings are musically illiterate, almost is if they were written by semi-trained teenagers, getting to grips with musical rudiments. The style is stodgy and sentimental, tonally and rhythmically stilted, melodically inane and adored by Catholic clergy “of a certain age.” Some Catholic dioceses run courses for wannabe composers to perpetuate this style. It is a scandal. People with hardly any training and experience of even the basic building blocks of music have been convinced that there is a place for their puerile stumblings and fumblings in the modern Catholic Church because real musicians are elitist and off-putting.
— James MacMillan (20 November 2013)

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Free Musical Scores For Catholic Weddings
published 3 June 2013 by Jeff Ostrowski

ANY PEOPLE have been requesting free musical scores for the Catholic wedding Mass. Below you will find several organ and vocalist scores for use at marriages in the Ordinary Form.

1. Organ Processional [PDF]This simple arrangement of Pachelbel’s Canon in D allows the organist to watch and time the procession for the bride’s entrance.

2. Introit (“Entrance Chant”) • “Deus Israel”
          Vocalist Score:  [PDF]
          Practice Video:  [Version 1]  •  [Version 2]
          Practice Audio:  [Mp3]
          Organ Accompaniment:  [PDF]

Deus Israel conjungat vos, et ipse sit vobiscum, qui misertus est duobus unicis: et nunc, Domine, fac eos plenius benedicere te.  Ps. Beati omnes qui timent Dominum: qui ambulant in viis ejus.
(Tobias 7:15 and 8:19) May the God of Israel join you together; and may he be with you, who took pity upon two only children: and now, O Lord, make them bless thee more fully.  (Ps. 127:1) Blessed are all they that fear the Lord; that walk in his ways.

3. Responsorial Psalm • “Taste and see the goodness of the Lord.”   [MORE VERSIONS]
          Organist Score:  [PDF]
          Vocalist Score:  [PDF]
          Practice Video:  [YouTube]
          Congregational Insert:  [Modern]  •  [Gregorian]

R. Taste and see the goodness of the Lord.   (With Psalm 34:2-3, 4-5, 6-7, 8-9.)
1. I will bless the LORD at all times; / his praise shall be ever in my mouth.
     Let my soul glory in the LORD; / the lowly will hear me and be glad.
2. Glorify the LORD with me, / Let us together extol his name.
     I sought the LORD, and he answered me / And delivered me from all my fears.
3. Look to him that you may be radiant with joy. / And your faces may not blush with shame.
     When the afflicted man called out, the LORD heard, / And from all his distress he saved him.
4. The angel of the LORD encamps / around those who fear him and delivers them.
     Taste and see how good the LORD is; / blessed the man who takes refuge in him.

4. Gospel Acclamation • “Alleluia before the Gospel”          [AN EASIER VERSION]
          Organist Score:  [PDF]
          Congregational Insert:  [Gregorian]
          Recording for Rehearsal:  [Video]

If we love one another, God remains in us / and his love is brought to perfection in us.

5. Offertory Antiphon • “In Te Speravi”
          Vocalist Score:  [PDF]
          Recording for Rehearsal:  [Video]
          Organ Accompaniment:  [PDF]

“In thee, O Lord, have I hoped: I said, thou art my God, my times are in thy hands.” (Psalm 30:15-16)

6. Offertory Interlude for Organ [PDF]This gorgeous Adagio by John Bennett (1735-1784) is relatively simple to play.

7. Our Father • “Pater Noster” in English & Latin
          Vocalist Score in Latin:  [PDF]
          Organ Accompaniments for English Version & Latin Version:  [PDF]

8. Communion Antiphon • “Ecce Sic Benedicetur”
          Vocalist score:  [PDF]
          Practice file:  [Mp3]
          Rehearsal Videos:  [Version 1]  •  [Version 2]
          Organ Accompaniment:  [PDF]

Ecce sic benedicetur omnis homo, qui timet Dominum: et videas filios filiorum tuorum: pax super Israel.
Behold, thus shall every man be blessed that feareth the Lord: and mayest thou see thy children’s children: peace upon Israel. (Ps. 127: 4 and 6)

9. Organ Recessional [PDF] • This piece, named in honor of Benedict XVI’s “Spe Salvi” encyclical, is able to be played well by even the most unskilled organist.

The Ordinary Form Nuptial Mass allows for the use of many different options (in terms of the texts). As time goes on, we hope to add resources for these options.