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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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"Upon the road, René was always occupied with God. His words and the discourses he held were all expressive of submission to the commands of Divine Providence, and showed a willing acceptance of the death which God was sending him. He gave himself to God as a sacrifice, to be reduced to ashes by the fires of the Iroquois, which that good Father's hand would kindle. He sought the means to bless Him in all things and everywhere. Covered with wounds as he himself was, Goupil dressed the wounds of other persons, of the enemies who had received some blows in the fight as well as those of the prisoners. He opened the vein for a sick Iroquois. And he did it all with as much charity as if he had done it to persons who were his best friends."
— St. Isaac Jogues (writing in 1643)

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PDF Download • Organ Interludes for Manuals!
published 19 April 2019 by Jeff Ostrowski

84934 TELEMANN ERONICA BRANDT has done a marvelous job helping our readers discover free music on the IMSLP website. I recently discovered a marvelous collection of organ interludes for manuals only by Georg Philipp Telemann. We don’t hear much about Telemann, but in his day he was actually more highly sought after than J.S. Bach. The collection was shared on IMSLP, and the Creative Commons License allows the music to be freely shared, as long as any modifications are noted. What could be better than that? I am thrilled the Creative Commons License is finally catching on:

    * *  PDF Download • Organ Interludes for Manuals (Telemann)

Many of these pieces are based on hymn melodies found in the Brébeuf Hymnal, such as: Nun danket alle Gott; Erschienen ist der herrlich; Vater unser im himmelreich; and so forth.