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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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“From six in the evening, his martyrdom had continued through the ghastly night until nine o'clock in the morning. After fifteen hours of torture rarely if ever surpassed in the bloody annals of the Iroquois, the soul of Gabriel Lalemant was freed from its charred and mutilated prison and summoned to join his comrade Jean de Brébeuf in the radiant splendor of God. March 17th, 1649, was the date; for Brébeuf it had been the sixteenth.”
— Fr. John A. O'Brien, speaking of St. Gabriel Lalemant

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Rough PDF • Rubrics & Music, Holy Saturday (1962)
published 4 April 2015 by Jeff Ostrowski

E DON’T USUALLY release “rough cut” PDF files—especially when they’re ugly cut & paste—but this one is so valuable I can’t resist. Think of this as a 61-page “cheat sheet” for the Pius XII (Revised) Easter Vigil mandatory in 1955:

    * *  PDF SOLESMES “Rubrics & Music for Holy Saturday” (1957)

And here’s this written out:

    * *  PDF Download • First “Lauds” chant with Alleluia

As time goes on, we will release the complete Holy Saturday with organ accompaniments—along with splendidly re-typeset English interlinear translations as we’ve been doing on the Goupil Chant Website—but this will come later.

If you want a version of the Easter Vigil with fantastic typesetting & English translations, try the Campion Hymnal; but that’s a book for the congregation—not the choir.