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1923 Gastoué Treatise on Gregorian Accompaniment
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• Traité d’Harmonisation du Chant Grégorien sur un plan nouveau • Author: Amédée Gastoué, Commandeur de St-Grégoire-le-Grand, Consulteur de la Commission Pontificale Grégorienne, Professeur de Chant liturgique à la Schola Cantorum et à l’Institut Catholique de Paris • 1923? : : Copyright 1910 : : Letter of Recommendation 1923 • 125+ pages • Publication: JANIN FRÈRES, Éditeurs • Lyon, 10, Rue Président-Carnot • Déposé selon les traités internationaux. • Propriété pour tous pays. • Tous droits d’exécution, de traduction, de reproduction et d’arrangements réservés. • Copyright by Janin Frères, 1910. • Gastoué has a 1923 letter from the Vatican commending his work, and claims to draw on the help of people like “Al. Guilmant, MM. V. d’Indy, Th. Dubois, Eug. Gigout, de La Tombelle, Maurice Emmanuel, etc.” •