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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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Ambrose and Prudentius took something classical and made it Christian; the revisers and their imitators took something Christian and tried to make it classical. The result may be pedantry, and sometimes perhaps poetry; but it is not piety. “Accessit Latinitas, discessit pietas.”
— Fr. Joseph Connelly (1954)

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Do You Know Credo VII ??
published 4 September 2019 by Jeff Ostrowski

OR MANY YEARS, my parish has sung Credo IV and Credo I. When we do Credo IV, we use the NOH organ accompaniment, sometimes adding a counter-melody in the Bass. When we sing Credo I, we mix polyphonic snippets by Father Machaut. But we have so many Solemn Masses—a minimum two each Sunday—that we sometimes need another Credo to sing. Over the years, I have sung Credo III, Credo V, Credo VI, and (very rarely) Credo II. One Credo which I like very much is Credo VII, from the 13th century:


Credo VII can be printed from this file:

    * *  PDF Download • #82879

The only booklet I know which offers a clean, crisp printing of Credo VII is the Saint Antoine Daniel Kyriale, which costs $5.99 and contains the complete KYRIALE, as well as the “Cantus ad libitum” (1908 printing):

    * *  Saint Antoine Daniel Kyriale (126 pages)

Over the last 120 years, many printers have started to “mix and match” the KYRIALE, which I find confusing. That’s one reason I like the Saint Antoine Daniel Kyriale.