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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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Legitimate and necessary concern for current realities in the concrete lives of people cannot make us forget the true nature of the liturgical actions. It is clear that the Mass is not the time to “celebrate” human dignity or purely terrestrial claims or hopes. It is rather the sacrifice which renders Christ really present in the sacrament.
— Pope Saint John Paul II (20 March 1990)

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PDF Download • “Lauda Sion” Hymnal (1886)
published 19 September 2017 by Jeff Ostrowski

4411 LAUDA SION HYMNAL E ARE GRATEFUL to a reader who carefully scanned an 1886 collection published by J. Fischer & Brothers (a famous publishing house which seems to have printed a lot of Roman Catholic music 100+ years ago):

    * *  PDF Download • “Lauda Sion” (1886)

In my view, this book is not very useful—in terms of compositional quality—but is interesting to those of us who never stop learning about what actually happened “back in the day.”

From I can tell, very little information about J. FISCHER & BRO. is available online.