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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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Giovanni Doni is known for having changed the name of note “Ut,” renaming it “Do.” He convinced his contemporaries to make the change by arguing that 1) “Do” is easier to pronounce than “Ut,” and 2) “Do” is an abbreviation for “Dominus,” the Latin word for the Lord, Who is the tonic and root of the world. There is much academic speculation that Giovanni Doni also wanted to imprint himself into musical canon in perpetuity because “Do” is also ulteriorly an abbreviation for his family name.
— Giovanni Battista Doni died in 1647AD

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“Come Holy Ghost” • Improvisation
published 12 June 2018 by Jeff Ostrowski

88585 organ stops HE ORGANIST at the FSSP Apostolate in Los Angeles does the most amazing things. Sometimes he takes the hymn and improvises on it throughout Mass, in a billion different sumptuous styles.

Here’s something he did with “Come Holy Ghost” during the Offertory:

    * *  Mp3 Download • E. Haman improvises

Some of those sections—at the 1:00 marker, for example—are really gorgeous, don’t you agree?

Mr. Haman is an undergraduate student at the university here.