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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 Orthodox Churches they have kept that pristine liturgy, so beautiful. We have lost a bit the sense of adoration. They keep, they praise God, they adore God, they sing, time doesn’t count. God is the center, and this is a richness …"
— Pope Francis (8/2/2013)

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Quickest Psalm Tone Ever Created
published 6 December 2017 by Jeff Ostrowski

Sometimes you need something quickly…

Here’s the INTROIT for the 2nd Sunday of Advent: 1

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A nicely done Psalm Tone is preferred to a poorly sung authentic version.

(We talk about this concept a whole lot at the Sacred Music Symposium.)



NOTES FROM THIS ARTICLE:

1   I mix the solemn and simple tones—which is not fantastic—but if you can do better, please email your version to me!