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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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“The sun’s disc did not remain immobile. This was not the sparkling of a heavenly body, for it spun round on itself in a mad whirl, when suddenly a clamor was heard from all the people. The sun, whirling, seemed to loosen itself from the firmament and advance threateningly upon the earth as if to crush us with its huge fiery weight. The sensation during those moments was terrible.”
— Dr. Almeida Garrett, professor of natural sciences at the University of Coimbra (1917)

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PDF Download: Organ Accompaniment to “Et Valde Mane” • 1955 Easter Vigil
published 4 April 2015 by Jeff Ostrowski

HEN POPE PIUS XII revised Holy Week, the Antiphon for Communion on Holy Saturday was changed. Here’s an organ accompaniment for the Antiphon (“Et Valde Mane”) and the entire Benedictus (“Canticle of Zachary”):

    * *  PDF Download • Organ Accompaniment “Et Valde Mane”

BUT WATCH OUT!   It uses the version from the Pius XII Psalter (which is a valid option for Holy Week).

I apologize this is such a short blog entry!