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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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“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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The Traditional Way Of Having "Asperges Me"
published 21 November 2014 by Jeff Ostrowski

646 Asperges Me Traditional ERE IS THE TRADITIONAL WAY of doing the Asperges Me for the EF. The priest enters from the sacristy with the M.C. before Mass, intoning “Asperges Me.”

After the sprinkling and concluding prayers, the priest goes back to the sacristy, changes his cope for the chasuble while thurifer, crucifer, acolythi, and so forth are lining up at the back of church. During this time, the organist improvises on the Introit. As the priest enters—this time from the back of church—the Introit is sung.

Here’s a special ASPERGES ME score you’ll want to download immediately:

      * *  PDF Download: Asperges Me

Also, download audio recordings and organ accompaniments at the Saint Antoine Daniel Kyriale.