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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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“More and more as we grow older, we find that the people we see most of are recent acquaintances; not (perhaps) very congenial to us, but chance has thrown them in our way. Meanwhile, the people we used to know so well—for whom we once entertained such warm feelings—are now remembered by a card at Christmas (if we can succeed in finding the address). How good we are at making friends, when we are young; how bad at keeping them! How eagerly, as we grow older, do we treasure up the friendships that are left to us, like beasts that creep together for warmth!”
— Msgr. Ronald Knox (1888-1957)

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“Veni Creator Spiritus” • with Fortescue’s English Translation
published 31 December 2017 by Jeff Ostrowski

FROM TODAY’S BULLETIN created by the Priestly Fraternity of Saint Peter in Los Angeles:

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Download this special musical score PDF, which includes an excellent (literal) English translation by Fr. Adrian Fortescue (d. 1923):

    * *  PDF Download • VENI CREATOR SPIRITUS

To accompany, feel free to use the organ accompaniment I composed in 2015. 1

I created this practice recording to help choirs learn:


You can download it as an Mp3 file or view it on YouTube.



NOTES FROM THIS ARTICLE:

1   Or you can use the NOH version, also available on one page.