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iPhone Clip • From Sacred Music Symposium 2018
2018 June 19 by Jeff Ostrowski

This year’s Symposium has begun…with a bang!


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“Come Holy Ghost” • Improvisation
2018 June 12 by Jeff Ostrowski

Can you improvise?


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“No, I was taught that in school…”
2018 June 08 by Jeff Ostrowski

The famous wit of William F. Buckley Jr. is quite conspicuous in this clip.


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We’ve released rehearsal videos for the Kyrie—today, we release the Sanctus & Benedictus!


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CCW Receives Praise … on Television!
2018 June 04 by Jeff Ostrowski

An excellent series on Church music


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Is The Brébeuf Hymnal Too Scrupulous?
2018 May 31 by Jeff Ostrowski

Why so much deliberation over every choice? Why so much discussion about a single stanza, or even a single word?


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I included several nasty “Medicæa” harmonizations from the 19th century…


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How Serious Are They About The Accent?
2018 May 28 by Jeff Ostrowski

Mode 7 is one of the “tricky” psalm tones.


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The Alto line goes down low a few times—but in those days, men might have sung this.


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“And as we float along through outer space, Toward other worlds where brothers may await…” (Imprimatur 1966)


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Los Angeles • Audio Excerpts from Solemn Mass
2018 May 09 by Jeff Ostrowski

Posting choral singing captured by a pocket recorder is always risky…


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“Pater Noster” by Monsignor Jules Van Nuffel
2018 May 08 by Jeff Ostrowski

A “contemporary” composer who’s inspired me since 1998.


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PDF Download • A “Bright” Eucharistic Hymn
2018 May 01 by Jeff Ostrowski

Could there be a nicer hymn than this? It is fresh and glorious.


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Fifth Sunday After Easter (Extraordinary Form)
2018 April 30 by Jeff Ostrowski

“…inspire us with determination to do what is right, and with steadfastness to carry out, guided by Thee, our good resolutions…”


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Yesterday’s Solemn Mass Was An Inflection Point
2018 April 29 by Jeff Ostrowski

Consider three (3) clerics who took part in this Solemn Mass at the National Shrine


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Directing A Choir: Are You Tough Enough?
2018 April 24 by Jeff Ostrowski

Your sense of humor says it all…


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Opportunity to study Polyphony in San Francisco
2018 April 23 by Corpus Christi Watershed

Dr. Michael Alan Anderson is a superb director.


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“ Dissonance? ” • Gregorian Accompaniment
2018 April 05 by Jeff Ostrowski

Nothing could be further from the truth!


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“Crotalus” • How Does It Sound?
2018 April 02 by Jeff Ostrowski

Holy Thursday pew version from a pocket recorder.


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I Was Wrong to Dread the “Pre-1955” Holy Week
2018 April 02 by Jeff Ostrowski

Five (5) differences between the ancient rites of Holy Week (“Pre-1955”) and the Pius XII version.


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