Please enjoy this new addition to the website which provides a useful list of manuscripts discussed on this blog, for easy access to the same sources used by the contributors!
Today we release an exceedingly rare 1661 edition of the Graduale Romanum, in high resolution and in full color!
REPERTORIUM has been awarded a large grant to scan and digitize over 400,000 ancient manuscript images from the Abbey of Saint-Pierre de Solesmes archive.
Sign up today to hear Band of Voices, led by Alfred Calabrese, sing eight Latin motets on EWTN on Saturday, March 11, 2023. Archbishop Cordileone will be offering commentary as a Lenten reflection.
Obedience to the Church, and respect for Tradition is paramount in Sacred Music, as well as subjugation to the Liturgy. Was GR (1974) “The” Critical Edition? An incessant or insatiable thirst for variety and novelty is a vicious symptom of our modern age.
The Vatican Edition, as well as St. Gregory’s work were both a Cento built on tradition to unify the Church. Semiological editions are archaic reversions. A close look at the Puer Natus Est in both forms is offered.
Fascinating details from never-before-seen letters recently discovered in southern France!
Why declare that rhythmic signs are permitted if alteration of any kind is unacceptable? It doesn’t make any sense…
In addition to being a husband and father of 12 children, Mr. Frederes is a software engineer, pilot, and served as an organist & choirmaster 33 years.