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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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“We must say it plainly: the Roman rite as we knew it exists no more. It has gone. Some walls of the structure have fallen, others have been altered—we can look at it as a ruin or as the partial foundation of a new building. Think back, if you remember it, to the Latin sung High Mass with Gregorian chant. Compare it with the modern post-Vatican II Mass. It is not only the words, but also the tunes and even certain actions that are different. In fact it is a different liturgy of the Mass.”
— Fr. Joseph Gelineau (1978)

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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.