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A theorist, organist, and conductor, Jeff Ostrowski holds his B.M. in Music Theory from the University of Kansas (2004), where he also did graduate work in Musicology. He serves as choirmaster for the new FSSP parish in Los Angeles, where he lives with his wife and two children.
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“As the subject of the language of worship was discussed in the Council hall over the course of several days, I followed the process with great attention, as well as later the various wordings of the Liturgy Constitution until the final vote. I still remember very well how after several radical proposals a Sicilian bishop rose and implored the fathers to allow caution and reason to reign on this point, because otherwise there would be the danger that the entire Mass might be held in the language of the people-whereupon the entire hall burst into uproarious laughter.”
— Alfons Cardinal Stickler, peritus of Vatican II

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Now Online! Fr. Josef Jungmann's Study of the Roman Rite "Missarum Sollemnia"
published 25 January 2014 by Jeff Ostrowski

843 Josef Jungmann SE THE LINKS below to download Fr. Joseph Andreas Jungmann’s masterpiece: The Mass of the Roman Rite: its origins and development. It is also called “Missarum Sollemnia.”

Both volumes are contained in this PDF:

      * *  6460 • Both Volumes by Fr. Jungmann

The following files can also be downloaded, but this is unnecessary if you’ve already downloaded #6460.

      * *  PARS I • Vol. 1, to p. 229

      * *  PARS II • Vol. 1, p. 230 to END

      * *  PARS III • Vol. 2, to p. 229

      * *  PARS IV • Vol. 2, p. 230 to END

      * *  PARS V • Complete Indices

The priest who translated both volumes into English was Fr. Francis Brunner, C.Ss.R. Years ago, he was a “major player” in the Sacred music movement. He wasn’t a huge fan of the Solesmes rhythmic signs, probably due to his German associations. When I posted Brunner’s gentle condemnation of the hymn “On This Day, Oh Beautiful Mother” it caused quite a uproar …

BEWARE! There’s a version of Jungmann’s Missarum Sollemnia being sold which combines Volume I and II … but all the footnotes are missing!