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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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“…it would be a very praiseworthy thing and the correction would be so easy to make that one could accommodate the chant by gradual changes; and through this it would not lose its original form, since it is only through the binding together of many notes put under short syllables that they become long without any good purpose when it would be sufficient to give one note only.”
— Zarlino (1558) anticipating the Medicæa

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PDF Download • All Souls Day
published 2 November 2017 by Jeff Ostrowski

ERE IS THE BOOKLET we used for All Souls Day (2 November). I was going to use a different Communion piece, but I ran out of time:

    * *  PDF Download • All Souls Booklet (29 pages)

Please note • If you’re singing a funeral, you must download the “Subveníte Sancti Dei,” which can be obtained from the St. René Goupil website.

I’ve done two posts about the Requiem Mass over the last few weeks:   01   02

P.S.

You can listen to helpful Mp3 rehearsal files for the entire Requiem—after you scroll down to NOVEMBER 2ND—by visiting the Goupil website.