This is a large file (172 MB), but trust me! You will love it.
If you enjoy juicy dissonances and hearing the sun dart in and out of the clouds, you’ll love this modern setting of an ancient text.
The Fulton J. Sheen Missal (1961) does something rather puzzling…
This liturgical controversy lasted for fifty years!
Don’t ask me how this booklet works … but it does.
“Once there were lost islands, but most of them have been found…”
Ronald Reagan stopped being governor of California in 1975; then Jerry Brown was elected. Bizarrely, Brown ended his final term in 2019.
A perfect canon is the hardest thing to compose—and this is one!
We seldom post YouTube videos, and hope our readers will pardon this exception…
What exactly is “the presence” ??
…church musicians will be surprised by this!
Add variety to the singing, so choir members will “take delight” in what they are doing—and they should be “taking delight” in singing praises to God.
This *might* be the most beautiful 45 seconds in music—Father Guerrero’s compositions are truly awe-inspiring!
Here’s what I currently have…but several of these draft copies are pretty ugly!
I beg you on my hands and knees to read verses 12-20.
There is a great need for simple polyphonic pieces arranged for 2 voice and 3 voices.
“Man cannot understand this, cannot perceive it; but a lively faith affirms that the change—which is outside the natural course of things—takes place.” (Ladua Sion, v12)
Tournemire’s L’Orgue Mystique is an indispensable resource—especially for organists who are feeling “stuck” in their improvisation.
Including an update on the Sacred Music Symposium.
Hymns by Monsignor Knox often make reference to “the friendless”—have you ever been without a friend?
We’ve decided to try an experiment, with assistance from one of my favorite composers: Giovanni Maria Nanino (d. 1607).
How exactly does the “Choral Supplement” look in real life?
Announcing an opportunity for graduate-level summer study in sacred music.
Did you realize there are two versions of this famous hymn?
Now that choirs are beginning to come back…
What is the best way to get your choir singing when they first return? Here are some tips…
Paul Inwood has unwittingly committed a rookie’s error here…
“Custom preserves many things in liturgy after their first reason has ceased.” —Father Adrian Fortescue
What is a Catholic Hymnal? How old are these hymns?
There are so many wonderful Gregorian hymns, but the “HYMN TO SAINT JOSEPH” is my favorite.
Sophia Institute Press has authorized us to release marvelous secrets about the 3rd edition!