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“In the 17th century came the crushing blow which destroyed the beauty of all Breviary hymns. Pope Urban VIII (d. 1644) was a Humanist. In a fatal moment he saw that the hymns do not all conform to the rules of classical prosody.”
— Fr. Adrian Fortescue (d. 1923)

1913 Gastoué Treatise on Gregorian Chant
published 19 March 2013 by Corpus Christi Watershed

km0_GCT-tome_1913_Gastoue_Treatise_on_Gregorian_Chant HE FOLLOWING BOOK has been made available for free download courtesy of the Jean de Lalande Library. If you appreciate these efforts, please consider making a donation by using the link at the top of the page.

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• Musique et liturgie. Le graduel et l’antiphonaire romains; histoire et description by Amédée Gastoué : : 302 pages & 7 facsims. • 1913 : : Lyon, Janin frères •