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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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Ambrose and Prudentius took something classical and made it Christian; the revisers and their imitators took something Christian and tried to make it classical. The result may be pedantry, and sometimes perhaps poetry; but it is not piety. “Accessit Latinitas, discessit pietas.”
— Fr. Joseph Connelly (1954)

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Jaw-Dropping Kyrie (SATB) by Guerrero
published 19 June 2017 by Jeff Ostrowski

UERRERO’S SETTING of the Kyrie for Missa Iste Sanctus is absolutely gorgeous, and the contrapuntal feats he tosses in are stunning:

    * *  PDF Download • KYRIE (“Missa Iste Sanctus”)

I recorded all the voices, to demonstrate how it sounds—but remember it was written for a choir, not one individual voice:


REHEARSAL VIDEOS for each individual voice await you at #5294.


Don’t forget to explore the special practice videos for each voice!