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Is This Any Way to Pray at Mass?
2017 April 27 by Dr. Alfred Calabrese

My daughter freaked out when I told her this.


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2nd Macau International Choir Festival
2017 April 27 by Andrew Leung

Register before August 20 to participate in the 2nd Macau International Choir Festival


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Take 2 Voice Lessons and Call Me in the Morning
2017 April 26 by Lucas Tappan

I watched in fascination as one of the tenors strained to reach notes obviously out of his range. I had never heard the chest voice forced so high in the male register.


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There’s something remarkable about instances where the people involved don’t realize a recording is being made.


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PDF Download • “Compline for Sunday”
2017 April 23 by Jeff Ostrowski

My ignorance vis–à–vis the 1962 Breviary will astound you…


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When I first attended the Traditional Mass, I hated it.


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The Dedication of a Church is a rare event in anyone’s lifetime.


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Musical Resources • “Quasimodo Sunday”
2017 April 21 by Jeff Ostrowski

“Receive ye the Holy Ghost; whose sins you shall forgive, they are forgiven them, and whose sins you shall retain, they are retained.”


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Patterns in the Easter Sequence
2017 April 20 by Veronica Brandt

I had a go at finding the structure of the melody…


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Here we see the result of so much hard work, one of the great Cathedral Choirs of the world!


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The polyphonic imitative style of the Renaissance is a refection of the rational mind and the music of heaven.


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PDF Download • Last Minute Holy Saturday File
2017 April 17 by Jeff Ostrowski

“The use of Psalm 150 is a change from the experimental Easter Vigil (1951-1955) in which Psalm 116 was used for Lauds.” —Msgr. McManus


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A new chant workshop in upstate New York in June 2017.


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“Reproaches” for Good Friday (Recording)
2017 April 15 by Jeff Ostrowski

The indispensable “Musician’s Guide to Good Friday,” including a 50-page PDF and rehearsal videos!


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Descent into Hell and The Greatest Act of Love
2017 April 14 by Richard J. Clark

Read the words of John 3:16 again.


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Do these Holy Thursday rubrics strike you as odd?
2017 April 13 by Jeff Ostrowski

I haven’t studied the situation enough to know with certainty.


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Today we announce a special guest who will be present at the Sacred Music Symposium!


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Musical Resources • Holy Thursday (EF)
2017 April 12 by Jeff Ostrowski

“O God, from Whom Judas received the punishment of his crime, and the thief the reward of his confession…”


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Accompaniment: “Credo III” (Parochial Hymnal)
2017 April 10 by Jeff Ostrowski

Easiest organ accompaniment to Credo III ever penned.


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PDF Download • Booklet for Congregation
2017 April 10 by Jeff Ostrowski

May I share a secret?


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