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A theorist, organist, and conductor, Jeff Ostrowski holds his B.M. in Music Theory from the University of Kansas (2004), and did graduate work in Musicology. He serves as choirmaster for the new FSSP parish in Los Angeles, where he resides with his wife and children.
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“…it would be a very praiseworthy thing and the correction would be so easy to make that one could accommodate the chant by gradual changes; and through this it would not lose its original form, since it is only through the binding together of many notes put under short syllables that they become long without any good purpose when it would be sufficient to give one note only.”
— Zarlino (1558) anticipating the Medicæa

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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!