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Cynthia Ostrowski holds a bachelor's degree in Geographic Information Science and a minor in Computer Science from Texas A&M University Corpus Christi (2005). She is currently a stay-at-home mother of two children. A former GIS analyst, Cynthia's interests include photography, french horn, and singing polyphony.
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The soul is distracted from that which is sung by a chant that is employed for the purpose of giving pleasure. But if the singer chant for the sake of devotion, he pays more attention to what he says, both because he lingers more thereon, and because, as Augustine remarks (Confess. x, 33), “each affection of our spirit, according to its variety, has its own appropriate measure in the voice, and singing, by some hidden correspondence wherewith it is stirred.” The same applies to the hearers, for even if some of them understand not what is sung, yet they understand why it is sung, namely, for God's glory: and this is enough to arouse their devotion.
— St. Thomas Aquinas

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New Release • Contemporary Motets for SAB
published 14 September 2016 by Cynthia Ostrowski

148 Matri Divinae Gratiae, Opus Mariae Dedicatum EVIN ALLEN today released a fantastic choral collection choirs everywhere will welcome. Click here to download a sample page. If your choir has more females than males, this collection will thrill you—because all the pieces are written for SAB!

This 42-page collection contains:

1. QUAM DILECTA |+ Psalm verses
2. JUSTORUM ANIMAE |+ Psalm verses
3. ERIPE ME |+ Psalm verses
4. SI AMBULAVERO |+ Psalm verses
5. MEMENTO VERBI |+ Psalm verses
6. AUFER A ME + Psalm verses

Depending on how the psalm verses are sung—a decision left to each choirmaster—these pieces can be as long or short as necessary to match the liturgical action.

Save money with this Lulu Couponbut notice the expiration date.

 |  * *  MATRI DIVINAE GRATIAE Purchase a single copy (42 pages)

The back of the book contains instructions on how to purchase multiple copies at a special rate of $12.00 per book. Single copies are $35.95, but much less when you use the coupon.

This example gives you a taste:


REHEARSAL VIDEOS :

EQUAL VOICES : YouTube   •   Mp3 Audio

SOPRANO : YouTube   •   Audio

ALTO : YouTube   •   Audio

BASS : YouTube   •   Audio

THIS COLLECTION was commissioned by CORPUS CHRISTI WATERSHED and published in September of 2016. In accordance with our customs, all proceeds which exceed production costs (printing, shipping, and so forth) go directly to the Catholic artist, who maintains copyright. Therefore, when you purchase these books, you are directly supporting Roman Catholic artists who produce works for the Church. We are a 100% volunteer organization.


Complete Title:   Matri Divinae Gratiae, Opus Mariae Dedicatum