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Brébeuf Hymn #156 • “Christe Redemptor”
2019 July 20 by Jeff Ostrowski

The Soprano line was sung by a young lady in the 8th grade—and she did very well.

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Can Girls In The 2nd Grade Sing SATB Hymns?
2019 July 18 by Jeff Ostrowski

If a girl in the 2nd grade can learn it after hearing it only a few times, I believe everyone is capable of learning it.

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“For of all sad words of tongue or pen…”
2019 July 16 by Jeff Ostrowski

…the saddest are these: “It might have been!”

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During the Symposium, a wonderful young lady from Las Vegas taught students how to create multi-track recordings.

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Hymn Harmony: Fifty Examples—Good and Bad!
2019 July 09 by Jeff Ostrowski

We will not be considering musically absurd examples from the past.

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Do you hear the little counter-melody added by the organist to several verses?

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(Live Recording) • Hymn by Richard J. Clark
2019 July 03 by Jeff Ostrowski

Recordings from Symposium 2019 are beginning to appear!

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Symposium Booklets Have Arrived!
2019 June 19 by Jeff Ostrowski

Anyone can write articles saying: “Church music must improve”—but actually getting one’s hands dirty? That’s different…

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PDF Download • Symposium Booklet (159 pages)
2019 June 12 by Jeff Ostrowski

…probably unlike any musical booklet you’ve come across!

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Secrets Revealed
2019 June 11 by Jeff Ostrowski

…perhaps more slowly than one would prefer, but finally the secret is beginning to leak!

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PDF Download • Vespers Organ Accompaniments
2019 June 10 by Jeff Ostrowski

Do you understand why some of the harmonies are blank?

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Where Did “Do-Re-Mi” Come From?
2019 June 07 by Jeff Ostrowski

A concise and clear explanation from a 1957 book…

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“You think I’m kidding, but I’m not. I know of no greater piece than this.” —Jeff Ostrowski

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Learn To Sing SATB • “A New Approach!”
2019 May 30 by Jeff Ostrowski

Twelve (12) hymns are already available, with tons more on the way!

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What Makes A “Catholic” Hymnal?
2019 May 29 by Jeff Ostrowski

I find the following pairings reprehensible…

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Careful: the Alto line is surprisingly difficult!

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PDF Download • Franz Liszt and Gregorian Chant
2019 May 17 by Jeff Ostrowski

Many would ask: “What is the purpose of posting such books? Are we supposed to sing from them?”

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How Do You Mark Starting Pitches?
2019 May 16 by Jeff Ostrowski

Some might ask: “Why not just write the name of the note?”

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1941 Mass (Chicago) mixed with 2017 Mass (FSSP)
2019 May 08 by Jeff Ostrowski

I can’t remember if I ever released this “comparison” video…

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“Common” Hymn Melodies • What are they?
2019 May 06 by Jeff Ostrowski

Choirmasters and organists understand how crucial flexibility is.

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