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Veronica Brandt holds a Bachelor Degree in Electrical Engineering. As editor, she has produced fine publications (as well as valuable reprints) dealing with Gregorian chant, hymnody, Latin, and other subjects. These publications are distinguished on account of their tastefulness. She lives in the Blue Mountains near Sydney, Australia, with her husband Peter and six children.
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“We being many are one bread and one body, All who share the one bread and one cup. Vs. Thou hast prepared of thy sweetness for the poor, O God, who makest us to dwell in one mind in thy house. All who share the one bread and one cup.”
— Responsory (Matins for Corpus Christi) transl. by Fortescue

Upgrading to a Missa Cantata for Singers
published 23 March 2019 by Veronica Brandt

XPLAINING PLANS BY EMAIL can be bewildering for both parties. You miss all the non-verbal cues that might give clues to exactly what information is missing, or what incorrect assumptions have been made. There’s terminology that might be technically correct and clear to one person, but completely new to the other.

In this video I take a Plan of the Mass designed for a Low Mass and then annotate it to show how a Sung Mass expands on that. The intended audience is familiar with a Low Mass, but quite new to a Sung Mass.