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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?”
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Musical Resources • Septuagesima Sunday
published 7 February 2017 by Jeff Ostrowski

These musical programs are for FSSP.la, the new FSSP Apostolate in Los Angeles.


PROCESSIONAL

The organist will play.


ASPERGES

PDF Score (Singer)   •   Practice Audio (Singer)   •   Organist

We also add a polyphonic section, which is #4550.


INTROIT   •   Sung by the men.

PDF Score (Singer)   •   Practice Audio (Singer)


KYRIE ELEISON

We will sing #6995 (hopefully with the Christe section added).

We also know a KYRIE with three sections: #3347, #3661, and #7332.


GLORIA IN EXCELSIS

The GLORIA is not said from Septuagesima Sunday until Easter,
except on Maundy Thursday, Holy Saturday, and Feast days.


GRADUAL & ALLELUIA

There is no Alleluia until Easter arrives.

As always, the verses are found in our Goupil Gradual books.


CREDO IV   •   Alternatim

We often sing this version: #3445.   But sometimes we sing in unison.


OFFERTORY ANTIPHON

PDF Score (Singer)


OFFERTORY OTHER

The organist will play.


SANCTUS & HOSANNA

Choir members should be learning #6962 and #6926.   Moreover, a false beginning can be used if the choir is ready for the Hosanna but not the Sanctus beginning.

We also know #3496.


AGNUS DEI

Here is the musical score. To learn this piece, visit this website and locate #2978.   The words are different, but the music is the same.


COMMUNION FIRST

Organist plays as choir receives Holy Communion.


COMMUNION ADDITIONAL

“Nunc Sancte Nobis” Hymn (Newman Translation) is #7128.


COMMUNION ANTIPHON   •   Sung by the ladies.

PDF Score (Singer)   •   Practice Audio (Singer)

Accompanied from these markings, which the organist should print using a color printer.


RECESSIONAL HYMN   •   #916 Prayer To The Mother Of Christ

From the Campion Hymnal.


CHOIR PRAYER (from CAMPION HYMNAL) happens after attendance is taken:

377 prex


Here’s the most common conclusion:

407 Christ Saves