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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 lives with his wife and two children.
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“One would be straying from the straight path were he to wish the altar restored to its primitive table form; were he to want black excluded as a color for the liturgical vestments; were he to forbid the use of sacred images and statues in Churches; were he to order the crucifix so designed that the divine Redeemer's body shows no trace of His cruel sufferings; and lastly were he to disdain and reject polyphonic music or singing in parts, even where it conforms to regulations issued by the Holy See.”
— Ven. Pope Pius XII (20 November 1947)

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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.