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Veronica Brandt holds a Bachelor Degree in Electrical Engineering. As editor, she has produced fine publications (as well as valuable reprints) dealing with Gregorian chant, hymnody, Latin, and other subjects. These publications are distinguished on account of their tastefulness. She lives in the Blue Mountains near Sydney, Australia, with her husband Peter and five children.
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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

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Color by "Neum"ber
published 22 February 2014 by Veronica Brandt

Color by "Neum"ber ERE IS A FANTASTIC RESOURCE – a chant workbook for kids, shared via the Musica Sacra Forum. Twelve pages with copious illustrations, ready to support a lesson on pitch, rhythm and the basic chants for the Mass from Pope Paul VI’s little booklet Jubilate Deo. There are pictures to colour, words to trace and just a little bit of the story of why we sing Gregorian chant.

This children’s book was a follow up to another workbook Carl Neimeyer shared for an introductory workshop in Gregorian chant. 16 pages of handsome, simple info on Gregorian chant, reminiscent of A Gregorian Chant Masterclass by Dr. Marier.

So head over to the Musica Sacra Forum and have a look.