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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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That the Mass is the central feature of the Catholic religion hardly needs to be said. During the Reformation (and always) the Mass has been the test. The word of the Reformers—“It is the Mass that matters”—was true. The long persecution of Catholics in England took the practical form of laws chiefly against saying Mass; for centuries the occupant of the English throne was obliged to manifest his Protestantism, not by a general denial of the whole system of Catholic dogma, but by a formal repudiation of the doctrine of Transubstantiation and of the Mass.
— Fr. Adrian Fortescue (d. 1923)

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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.