LOSE to 90% of what we church musicians do happens “behind the scenes.” Nobody appreciates or understands how hard we work … except our fellow choirmasters. For instance, when we create booklets for our congregation (or for the choir), it’s absolutely crucial to avoid page turns—but this takes many hours of hard work. Only God knows how hard we work to make everything perfect; and that’s why we must never fail to make the morning offering, by which we offer up each day to Jesus Christ.
Here’s a booklet I prepared for my congregation for the feast of Our Lady’s Assumption:
* PDF Download • “VESPERS” (15 August)
—Print it “double-sided” and the booklet will come out flawless.
Not Pretty: You can also download the organ accompaniment (23 pages), but it’s not very pretty. Indeed, the congregational booklet is not perfect: I could have included rubrics, English translations, and so forth. Nevertheless, I hope you find it useful.