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Veronica Brandt holds a Bachelor Degree in Electrical Engineering. As editor, she has produced fine publications (as well as valuable reprints) dealing with Gregorian chant, hymnody, Latin, and other subjects. These publications are distinguished on account of their tastefulness. She lives in the Blue Mountains near Sydney, Australia, with her husband Peter and five children.
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“The Humanists abominated the rhythmical poetry of the Middle Ages from an exaggerated enthusiasm for ancient classical forms and meters. Hymnody then received its death blow as, on the revision of the Breviary under Pope Urban VIII, the medieval rhythmical hymns were forced into more classical forms by means of so-called corrections.”
— Father Clemens Blume, S.J.

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Patterns in the Easter Sequence
published 20 April 2017 by Veronica Brandt

HILE TEACHING HOW TO SING the Easter Sequence, “Victimae Paschali Laudes,” I had a go at finding the structure of the melody.

Easter Sequence coloured


More about Sequences from the Catholic Encyclopedia