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Two exciting new volumes in the field of sung propers.
What would the Simple English Propers sound like harmonized as if they were Chabanel Psalms? That is, according to the principles of the Nova Organi Harmonia?
Free polyphonic offertories for the Simple English Propers.
Here’s a comparison of several complete musical settings of the Mass Propers by Fr. Guy Nicholls, Fr. Paul Arbogast, and others.
In 1947, this book was given a double “Imprimatur” by Cardinal Spellman, Archbishop of New York.
This is perhaps the single most significant liturgical document CCWatershed has ever unearthed—and translated to English! • Explains the origin of “Gradual Antiphons” vs. “Missal Antiphons” (a.k.a. “Sacramentary Antiphons”)+
Indispensable and accessible: these antiphons possess sublime elegance that grace the Novus Ordo Mass with simple, yet proper reverence and solemnity.
Lies containing a little truth are the most difficult to quash • Here is the definitive, final exposé on why the “Spoken Propers” don’t match the “Sung Propers.” • In October of 1972, the Bishops’ Committee on the Liturgy falsely equated the “Spoken Propers” with the “Sung Propers” and proclaimed: “These antiphons are too abrupt for communal recitation” • Several official English translations of the Roman Gradual have received the imprimatur multiple times+
Overkill: “ too much of something; the amount by which destruction exceeds what is necessary.”
I know how difficult it can be to introduce chant to a Novus Ordo parish.
The growing market for Mass propers is a sign of promise.
“The singing of the Communion Antiphon alone, which sufficed at sung Mass when Holy Communion was not given, is insufficient under the new conditions…” —Solesmes (1957)
Editors of “The Tablet” felt these essays were horrendous!