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“I desire, in accordance with the request advanced by the Synod Fathers, that Gregorian chant be suitably esteemed and employed as the chant proper to the Roman liturgy.” — Pope Benedict XVI (2/22/2007)
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"What earlier generations held as sacred, remains sacred and great for us too, and it cannot be all of a sudden entirely forbidden or even considered harmful."
— His Holiness, Pope Benedict XVI (7 July 2007)
Music For The Liturgy
published 14 February 2014 by Corpus Christi Watershed


+ NOËL CHABANEL PSALMS • Free Responsorial Psalm scores (organist & vocalist) for all Sundays and Holy Days — Liturgical Years A, B, C, and ABC.

+ CHARLES GARNIER ALLELUIAS • Free Gospel Acclamation scores (organist & vocalist) for all Sundays and Holy Days — Liturgical Years A, B, C, and ABC.

+ RENÉ GOUPIL GREGORIAN CHANT • Complete videos, PDF scores, audio recordings, and organ accompaniments for all major feasts of the Extraordinary Form.

+ ANTOINE DANIEL KYRIALE • Complete videos, PDF scores, audio recordings, and organ accompaniments for all eighteen Gregorian Mass settings.



And here are some more liturgical projects:

+ COMPOSER KEVIN ALLEN • Numerous scores by Kevin Allen, leading composer of sacred choral music, including compositions for SATB, organ/voice, and equal voices.

+ LALANDE LIBRARY OF RARE BOOKS • Freely download more than 25,000 pages of incredibly rare books dealing with Gregorian chant in PDF format.

+ ROMAN MISSAL, THIRD EDITION • Free musical settings of the New Translation, including composers Esguerra, Rice, Allen, Weber, Ford, Ostrowski, and many more.

+ LAUDATE COMMUNION ANTIPHONS • A full set of free English settings of the Communion antiphons for cantor, organ, and congregation — Andrew Motyka, Composer.

+ SIMPLE ENGLISH PROPERS VIDEOS • This page will soon be complete. It contains links to all the SEP practice videos. which were commissioned by the CMAA.

+ LALEMANT MASS PROPERS • The Graduale Romanum in English set to psalm tones for all Sundays and Solemnities, including 45 fully pointed Psalms for Singers.

+ WATERSHED MEDIA STORE • The Media Store has our books, DVDs, and CDs. Also included are rare gems things like Henri Potiron’s Organ Accompaniments to the Kyriale.

+ THOUGHTS ON ENGLISHING THE GRADUAL • Quite an interesting article on the challenges of composing Gregorian chant in English.

+ RELIGIOUS CLIPART FOR BULLETINS • We are releasing hundreds of these stunningly beautiful drawings for free and instant download each week.

+ CHURCH MUSIC ASSOCIATION VIDEOS • If you love Sacred music, you won’t want to miss these marvelous videos, produced by Corpus Christi Watershed.

+ CARDINAL NEWMAN SHORT FILMS • Watershed assisted the Birmingham Oratory with media work leading up to the Papal Visit and Beatification of Cardinal Newman.

+ SUNG VS. SPOKEN PROPERS • Why aren’t the Propers from the Roman Gradual identical to the Mass Propers printed in the Roman Missal?

+ A POLYPHONIC LENTEN KYRIE • Why not consider using Machaut, Trent Codex 90, or Brudieu during Lent? These videos will assist your choir.

+ HOW TO SING GREGORIAN CHANT • These tutorials include practice videos, PDFs, and more. Also included is basic information about clefs and sight reading.

+ RHYTHM OF THE VATICAN EDITION • Seven (7) in-depth video presentations regarding the secret rhythm of the Editio Vaticana and the Gregorian mora vocis.

+ ICEL CHANT TUTORIAL VIDEOS • Free practice videos for the new translation of the Roman Missal courtesy of the Church Music Association of America.

+ MISSA DE ANGELIS ORGAN SCORES • More than eighteen (18) different organ accompaniments to Mass VIII (“Mass of the Angels”).

“Completed Feasts” have an incomplete project with Ordinary Form Gregorian chant.

Here are a few samples of our video projects:

+  Contemporary Sacred Music: Does It Exist?

+  Can You Tell The Difference?

+  Cantiones Sacrae Simplices

+  Sacred Music Colloquium XXI

+  St. Noël Chabanel Psalms

+  In Splendor And Magnificence!

+  Ordinary Form Missal With Color Pictures Of The Priest

+  Summorum Pontificum Missal & Hymnal