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The soul is distracted from that which is sung by a chant that is employed for the purpose of giving pleasure. But if the singer chant for the sake of devotion, he pays more attention to what he says, both because he lingers more thereon, and because, as Augustine remarks (Confess. x, 33), “each affection of our spirit, according to its variety, has its own appropriate measure in the voice, and singing, by some hidden correspondence wherewith it is stirred.” The same applies to the hearers, for even if some of them understand not what is sung, yet they understand why it is sung, namely, for God's glory: and this is enough to arouse their devotion.
— St. Thomas Aquinas

1936 Graduale (Dr. Franz Xavier Mathias)
published 19 March 2013 by Corpus Christi Watershed

1936 Dr. Franz Xavier Mathias Graduale (1 of 3) 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.

      * *  1936 Dr. Franz Xavier Mathias Graduale (1 of 3)

VOL (1) : : Adventus, nativitatis, Epiphaniae usque ad Dominicam vi. post Epiphaniam. • Pages 1-139 •

      * *  1936 Dr. Franz Xavier Mathias Graduale (2 of 3)

VOL (2) : : A septuagesima usque ad feriam VI. post octavam ascensionis. • Pages 141-355 •

      * *  1936 Dr. Franz Xavier Mathias Graduale (3 of 3)

VOL (3) : : A vigilia Pentecostes usque ad Dominicam ultimam post Pentecosten. • Pages 357-490 •
• Organum Comitans ad Proprium de Tempore • quod JUXTA EDITIONEM VATICANAM HARMONICE ORNAVIT Dr. Fr. X. Mathias, Regens seminarii et professor musicae sacrae in academia wilhelma argentinensi • Fr. Xavier Mathias • 1936 Editio Quarta • Ratisbonae : Sumptibus Friderici Pustet •