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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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Let us ponder the incontrovertible fact that Eucharistic Adoration in the Ordinary Form (“Novus Ordo”) is always and everywhere celebrated “ad orientem.” Why, then, is there such opposition to Mass being celebrated in that way, which is actually stipulated by the 1970 Missal rubrics?
— A Benedictine Monk (2013)

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“O Sacred Head Surrounded”
published 26 March 2015 by Jeff Ostrowski

ORGANISTS WILL APPRECIATE this easier harmonization for “O Sacred Head Surrounded” by Hassler, courtesy of Roger Wagner’s teacher, Dr. Eugène Lapierre:

    * *  PDF Download • O Sacred Head — Simpler Organ Accompaniment

I guess this is a pretty short blog entry, so here’s a stunning image from a 10th century Missal to make it longer:

109 Canon Missae