…with English Translation by Rt. Rev. Msgr. Charles E. Spence.
Archives for December 2017
A plenary indulgence can be gained by singing the “Veni Creator Spiritus” publicly on New Year’s Day.
Seven Observations on Liturgical Translation and the Recent Motu Proprio
A major shortcut to preparing Gregorian chant propers and ordinaries.
Some day I wouldn’t mind cooking up a good ol’ fashioned Christmas Ball, but ’til then have to content myself with adding a few pounds (or more than a few) in honor of our Lord’s birth.
We met our fundraising goal, so you get these items!
“O God, Who hath brightened this most holy night with the shining of the true light…”
New recording by the Schola Cantorum of St. Mary’s Church in Norwalk, CT
Fifteen years typing up the Proclamation of Moveable Feasts!
If this is accurate, it’s marvelous news.
Courtesy of John Sonnen.
A reflection and meditation on choral singing.
Unless I am mistaken, John David Chambers stole Neale’s rhymes without attribution.
…produced in association with Saint John the Beloved (McLean, Virginia)
No man can deliver his brother, no make agreement unto God for him.
This morning, I recorded the voice parts—but please pardon my screechy soprano notes!
Hermann Finck (d. 1558) wrote about choral sound and performance in 1556.
How will the “confirmatio” and “regonitio” processes unfold in light of “Magnum principium”?
A simple misunderstanding that arises with new choir members who are aware of the Christmas Carol called Gaudete and that the Third Sunday of Advent is known as Gaudete Sunday.
Despite such a bleak picture, so many musicians remain faithful and loyal servants of the Church. This is hope.
John answered them, saying, “I baptize with water; but there hath stood one in the midst of you, Whom you know not…”
My new choir singing a Chinese offertory hymn…
“Let us not be cast into the darkness to burn in flames, but may we share the joy of heaven, seeing the face of God.”
“I am a firm believer that anyone can learn to sing, even tiny children.” —Andrea Leal
Multi-Track recording created by a high school sophomore.