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Dominican Priest Calls Gregorian Chant “Infantile”
2019 November 14 by Jeff Ostrowski

Fr. Gerard Lessard is upset that millennials “seem to be mainly interested in returning to Gregorian chant and organ music of the distant past.”


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Video • What Are Common Hymn Melodies?
2019 November 11 by Jeff Ostrowski

Short demonstrations by a volunteer parish choir!


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PDF Download • A Eucharistic Piece My Choir Loves
2019 November 08 by Jeff Ostrowski

Including a “preview” of the forthcoming Brébeuf Hymnal SATB Choral Supplement.


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What Choirmasters Do.
2019 October 28 by Jeff Ostrowski

In case you’re wondering: the photo on the upper right is me—taken on Saturday night.


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In this riveting document, Archbishop Weakland forbids one’s child from attending a Low Mass—wicked beyond a doubt!


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New Typesetting! • “Kyriale Supplement” (1934)
2019 October 21 by Jeff Ostrowski

Mr. Andrew Hinkley has done something marvelous…again!


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PDF Download • Palestrina Kyrie (2 of 3)
2019 October 19 by Jeff Ostrowski

“Dazzlingly luscious” is probably best way to describe this Mass.


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“Hidden” Hymns by Cardinal Newman
2019 October 16 by Jeff Ostrowski

Fr. Nicholls points out that Saint Newman was an admirer of Beethoven at a time when Beethoven was still living.


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Incredible!!! • Ancient Kyriale MSS for Download
2019 October 10 by Jeff Ostrowski

Through the centuries, we observe a remarkable stability—in spite of variants, which will always exist.


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We have completed part 1. When part 2 is finished, we’ll release that, as well.


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Pope Francis said (28 September 2019) that liturgical music must be Holy, Artistic, and Universal.


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Brave Schola Director Posts iPhone Recording
2019 September 30 by Jeff Ostrowski

Sometimes the obstacles faced by choirmasters seem completely overwhelming.


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“The editors of the Brébeuf Hymnal have done a great service to the profession.” —Aaron James, Ph.D.


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PDF Download • Palestrina Kyrie “Fons Bonitatis”
2019 September 20 by Jeff Ostrowski

This is part 1 of 3 — and the other parts will be released soon.


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“Dies Irae” • Why Does It Appear In So Many Movies?
2019 September 16 by Jeff Ostrowski

Veronica Brandt wrote about this in 2014. This morning, VOX made her article into a YouTube.


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($54,000 per year) • FSSP San Diego Seeks Choirmaster
2019 September 13 by Jeff Ostrowski

It seems Fr. Lyons offered the position to a candidate who later decided not to accept.


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Photographs • Père Daniel Kyriale (126 pages)
2019 September 11 by Jeff Ostrowski

The beauty of the Gregorian Kyriale cannot be stopped—and Saint Antoine Daniel is the perfect patron for this!


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“How To Begin Choir Practice” • (A Suggestion)
2019 September 11 by Jeff Ostrowski

How one begins a rehearsal is crucial.


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This may look simple on paper, but it sounds incredible when sung by a full choir. Guerrero rocks!


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When People Lie About Hymns Unwittingly
2019 September 09 by Jeff Ostrowski

As a young man, I came into contact with an organist who claimed there was no such thing as a “Recessional,” insisting that I was wrong and foolish to use that term.


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