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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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“…it would be a very praiseworthy thing and the correction would be so easy to make that one could accommodate the chant by gradual changes; and through this it would not lose its original form, since it is only through the binding together of many notes put under short syllables that they become long without any good purpose when it would be sufficient to give one note only.”
— Zarlino (1558) anticipating the Medicæa

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Worst Typo Of All Time?
published 10 August 2016 by Jeff Ostrowski

HE FOLLOWING comes from the 1939 Westminster Hymnal, which CCW scanned and made available for all to enjoy. Surely they don’t want that E-natural against an E-flat in the bass, right?

222 typo


Or perhaps Dom Gregory Murray has a little Scriabin in him…