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1906 Burkard Manual of Plain Chant
published 19 March 2013 by Corpus Christi Watershed

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      * *  1906 Burkard Manual of Plain Chant (PDF)

• Manual of Plain Chant : : A Text-Book for the Singer and Organist • Rev. Sisbert Burkard, Ph.D. : : Benedictines of Conception Abbey, Mo., U.S.A. • 48+ pages • Publishing Information: Copyright 1906 : : Fischer’s Edition No. 2892 : : J. Fischer & Bro., New York, The Vincent Music Co., Ltd., LONDON • This book deals with compound neums in Liber Gradualis and the Liber Usualis (around page 29) •