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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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"There is a lack of that kind of organization which favors mature judgment. Move on, move on, get it out. Schemata are multiplied without ever arriving at a considered form. The system of discussion is bad … Often the schemata arrive just before the discussions. Sometimes, and in important matters, such as the new anaphoras, the schema was distributed the evening before the discussion was to take place … Father Bugnini has only one interest: press ahead and finish."
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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.