OWARD THE END OF FEBRUARY, I promised a professional recording of this SATB Salve Festa Dies (a modern setting of the sixth-century hymn by Fortunatus). Tons of information—organ accompaniments, multiple English translations, and so forth—can be found at the original post. The piece is remarkable because the bass motion is almost entirely stepwise.
Thanks to Matthew J. Curtis, here’s what I promised (also available as an Mp3):
Scroll to the bottom for numerous practice recordings. Before you do, please view the following video, which illustrates the “hidden beauty” of 20th century harmonies:
PRACTICE VIDEOS and RECORDINGS :