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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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“More and more as we grow older, we find that the people we see most of are recent acquaintances; not (perhaps) very congenial to us, but chance has thrown them in our way. Meanwhile, the people we used to know so well—for whom we once entertained such warm feelings—are now remembered by a card at Christmas (if we can succeed in finding the address). How good we are at making friends, when we are young; how bad at keeping them! How eagerly, as we grow older, do we treasure up the friendships that are left to us, like beasts that creep together for warmth!”
— Msgr. Ronald Knox (1888-1957)

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PDF Download • “Antiphonale Romanum” (1949)
published 6 March 2017 by Jeff Ostrowski

327 CHRISTUS ID YOU REALIZE the CMAA has scanned and uploaded the Solesmes 1949 ANTIPHONALE ROMANUM? It appears to be an edition from 1960, because it contains—at the very back of the book—the feast of St. Joseph the Worker (©1960) and the Queenship of Mary (©1956):

    * *  ANTIPHONALE ROMANUM (100MB)

    * *  ANTIPHONALE ROMANUM (38MB)

This book is quite useful. For instance, I used a text found on page 366 to create this SATB Hymn for Lent:

    * *  SATB Hymn • “O Sol Salutis Inimis”

Notice how beautiful the typesetting is:

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For the record, Watershed in 2008 placed many versions of the Antiphonale online—but not the 1949 edition. Later on, we scanned and uploaded the 1934 Antiphonale Monasticum.