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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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Ambrose and Prudentius took something classical and made it Christian; the revisers and their imitators took something Christian and tried to make it classical. The result may be pedantry, and sometimes perhaps poetry; but it is not piety. “Accessit Latinitas, discessit pietas.”
— Fr. Joseph Connelly (1954)

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“Polyphony For Dummies”
published 18 August 2016 by Jeff Ostrowski

I think my favorite part comes at the 3:35 mark—can you hear the overtone?

The audio samples were recorded by several members of our volunteer choir—which sings each week for the new FSSP Apostolate in Los Angeles—and I’m so proud of the job they did:


REHEARSAL VIDEOS :

EQUAL VOICES : YouTube   •   Mp3 Audio

SOPRANO : YouTube   •   Audio

ALTO : YouTube   •   Audio

TENOR : YouTube   •   Audio

BASS : YouTube   •   Audio


    * *  PDF Download • GUERRERO KYRIE “Part C”