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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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“I vividly remember going to church with him in Bournemouth. He was a devout Roman Catholic and it was soon after the Church had changed the liturgy (from Latin to English). My grandfather obviously didn't agree with this and made all the responses very loudly in Latin while the rest of the congregation answered in English. I found the whole experience quite excruciating, but my grandfather was oblivious. He simply had to do what he believed to be right.”
— Simon Tolkien (2003)

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(Individual Parts) • New Hymn by Richard J. Clark
published 13 July 2019 by Jeff Ostrowski

AST WEEK, I posted a live recording of a beautiful hymn by Richard J. Clark which sung during Sacred Music Symposium 2019. However, during the Symposium, a wonderful young lady from Las Vegas taught students—as a “breakout session”—how to create multi-track recordings. The hymn by Maestro Clark was chosen, to see whether the students could record it. (If you’ve never attempted something like this, you have no idea how difficult it is, and you’d be amazed at the amount of “moving parts” required.)

What they produced—in my humble opinion—is marvelous:


You can hear the individual tracks if you visit the Brébeuf website and scroll to #84.