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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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“Today the Church has made a big mistake, turning the clock back 500 years with guitars and popular songs. I don't like it at all. Gregorian Chant is a vital and important tradition of the Church and to waste this—by having guys mix religious words with profane, Western songs—is hugely grave, hugely grave.”
— Maestro Ennio Morricone (10 Sept 2009)

Did You Forget This Fabulous Lenten Hymn?
published 4 March 2017 by Jeff Ostrowski

ERE’S A STUNNING piece for Lent. My mother sang this while a student at Loyola University in Chicago. The Campion Hymnal has an English version. I added a few (optional) psalm verses which can be used to “perfectly correspond” to the length of the liturgical action:

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We do have a policy against posting previously-released material—and our readers appreciate this policy. I hope you will forgive today’s exception.