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“We know that originally the offertories of the repertoire included a series of verses, just like the introit and the communion, but generally more ornate. Many of these are musical compositions of great beauty. They quickly fell into disuse, and we find them only in the most ancient manuscripts. The only remaining trace of this older arrangement in our present-day liturgy is that of the offertory of the Requiem Mass.”
— Dom Joseph Gajard (1956)

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1914 Organ Accompaniments for Benediction (Biton)
published 19 March 2013 by Corpus Christi Watershed

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• IV — Cantus ad Processiones et Benedictiones S. S. M. I. Sacramenti • Juxta Vaticanam Editionem — Aug. Le Guennant • Magister Capellae in Sti. Nicolai Nannetensis Basilica • Lemoine-Biton, éditeur •

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