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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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Ambrose and Prudentius took something classical and made it Christian; the revisers and their imitators took something Christian and tried to make it classical. The result may be pedantry, and sometimes perhaps poetry; but it is not piety. “Accessit Latinitas, discessit pietas.”
— Fr. Joseph Connelly (1954)

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1934 Footage • Gregorian Chant in Chicago
published 25 July 2018 by Jeff Ostrowski

AM NOT a huge Facebook fan, but cool stuff can be found there. The following was shared in a “closed group” dedicated to Gregorian Chant:


It was taken from a YouTube channel that contains tons of fascinating historical videos. For example, search for this on YouTube:

“ Jan 1929 – Children waiting to see cardinal in Rome, Italy (real sound) ”

For the record, here’s the source of the 1934 video: MIRC