Thoughts on Benedict
2017 June 04 by Fr. David Friel

St. Benedict, Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, and “Ars Celebrandi”


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This is the sort of setting that could only have derived from faith and grown out of the experience of praying these words repeatedly and fervently.


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In Defense of the Organ Postlude
2017 January 30 by Fr. David Friel

Newly-published reflections from Professor Kwasniewski.


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Motet for Three Voices: “O Crux Ave”
2017 January 22 by Fr. David Friel

This piece is ideal for use as a motet during the veneration of the Holy Cross at the Good Friday liturgy.


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New Sacred Music Magazine — “Altare Dei”
2016 October 27 by Fr. David Friel

Announcing the first issue of a brand new publication focusing on liturgy and sacred music.


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Motet for Three Voices: “O Crux Ave”
2016 January 24 by Fr. David Friel

This piece is ideal for use as a motet during the veneration of the Holy Cross at the Good Friday liturgy.


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Motets and Midi practice tracks
2015 February 07 by Veronica Brandt

The search for practice tracks for Jesu Rex Admirabilis yielded a treasure trove of choir resources.


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Easy Organ Hymns for Catholics
2015 January 03 by Veronica Brandt

There is a built in tendency for nervous musicians to rush things – I think as your heart beats faster, your perception of time is dilated. As you build more confidence your sense of timing improves too.


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Important Resources for Liturgical Reform (3 of 7)
2014 August 10 by Fr. David Friel

Public Domain Scores & Published Resources


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Introducing polyphony in a round about way
2014 January 18 by Veronica Brandt

Canons are a handy way to introduce singing in harmony. Here are some picks from the Choral Public Domain Library.


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Holy Michael Archangel
2013 September 28 by Veronica Brandt

Not one, but two hymns that the omniscient Google didn’t know about, in honour of St Michael the Archangel, with sheet music.


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A hymn for St Mary of the Cross
2013 August 17 by Veronica Brandt

A beautiful hymn from Rev Fr Popplewell FSSP from Canberra, Australia.


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