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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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“In the 17th century came the crushing blow which destroyed the beauty of all Breviary hymns. Pope Urban VIII (d. 1644) was a Humanist. In a fatal moment he saw that the hymns do not all conform to the rules of classical prosody.”
— Fr. Adrian Fortescue (d. 1923)

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Can You Find The Error Here?
published 13 March 2016 by Jeff Ostrowski

This is from the 1962 Missale Romanum. Can you see the error?

676 Pius XII Psalter OOPS


For the record, neither one is a modern chant—they are both ancient.