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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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“Unfortunately, on the one hand a deadly error in judgment placed the official leadership of this committee into the hands of a man who—though generous and brave—was not very knowledgeable: Cardinal Lercaro. He was utterly incapable of resisting the maneuvers of the mealy-mouthed scoundrel that the Neapolitan Vincentian, Bugnini, a man as bereft of culture as he was of basic honesty, soon revealed himself to be.”
— Fr. Louis Bouyer, an important member of the Consilium

PDF Download • “Mount Mary Hymnal” (1937)
published 17 August 2015 by Jeff Ostrowski

400 Mount Mary Hymnal 1937 OUNT MARY HYMNAL, produced in 1937 by Sister Mary Gisela, was published in Milwaukee. This was quite a famous hymnal, although in my opinion the poetry of several hymns is a little too emotional & simplistic. You can download all 255 pages:

    * *  PDF MOUNT MARY HYMNAL (255 pages)

Those who know the history of Wisconsin Catholics—especially the influence of Singenberger—will not be surprised to discover a preponderance of German & Latin hymns. Many of them, such as this one from the Strassburg Hymnal (1850), I had never heard before.

Like all hymnals, it is not without typos. For instance, if you look at hymn #44 (measure 6) you’ll see an error in the organ accompaniment. If you have any doubt, compare that same measure to hymn #117.