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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 prefer to say nothing, or very little, about the new calendar, the handiwork of a trio of maniacs who suppressed—with no good reason—Septuagesima and the Octave of Pentecost and who scattered three quarters of the Saints higgledy-piddledy, all based on notions of their own devising!”
— Fr. Bouyer, Consilium member appointed by Pope Paul VI

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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.