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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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How Medieval Books Were Made
published 9 February 2018 by Jeff Ostrowski

I seldom watch internet videos, but this one is a glorious exception:

An illuminated manuscript is a book written and decorated completely by hand. Illuminated manuscripts were among the most precious objects produced in the Middle Ages and the early Renaissance, primarily in monasteries and courts. Society’s rulers—emperors, kings, dukes, cardinals, and bishops—commissioned the most splendid manuscripts.

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