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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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“I grew up listening to Lessons & Carols from Cambridge and that was Advent-Christmas for me. Then I moved to Rome and discovered Rorate Masses, the Novena of the Immaculate Conception with the Tota Pulchra, the Christmas Novena, the O Antiphons, the Aspiciens, the Rorate Coeli, the Alma Redemptoris Mater: that's Advent for me now. I am glad to see seminarians all over the United States doing Lessons & Carols, but are they learning our ancient Roman traditions alongside a 20th-century Anglican one?”
— Rev. Christopher Smith

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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.