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“We must say it plainly: the Roman rite as we knew it exists no more. It has gone. Some walls of the structure have fallen, others have been altered—we can look at it as a ruin or as the partial foundation of a new building. Think back, if you remember it, to the Latin sung High Mass with Gregorian chant. Compare it with the modern post-Vatican II Mass. It is not only the words, but also the tunes and even certain actions that are different. In fact it is a different liturgy of the Mass.”
— Fr. Joseph Gelineau (1978)
Ravanello Polyphonic Motets
published 19 March 2013 by Corpus Christi Watershed

km0_misc-tome_1919_Ravanello_Polyphonic_Motets 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.

      * *  Three-part Polyphonic Motets by Oreste Ravanello (PDF)

• Secunda anthologia vocalis (liturgica) • Oreste Ravanello (1871-1938) •

On 8/12/2007, we made the CMAA aware of this book, and a few years later they provided a much higher quality scan:

      * *  3-voice Motets by Oreste Ravanello

HERE IS A SAMPLE piece from the collection by Ravanello (Ave Maria):

LOW KEY   •   HIGH KEY   •   Mp3 Audio File