“If you knew how quickly people would forget you after your death, you would not seek to please anyone but God during your life.” —Saint John Chrysostom
A congregational booklet requested by Mr. Seth Bauer.
They have embraced a certain opinion about matters and will never change—not even on their deathbed.
My Mass setting for the Ordinary Form involves your Congregation, your Cantrix, and your Choir.
“Please don’t get cocky and think of your methods as somehow innately superior or universally and inarguably superior in their benefits.” —Email from a Reader
My setting begins with the entire congregation singing—but the middle section is SATB polyphony.
Including a tip on preventing choirs from ‘sinking’ the pitch lower and lower.
Using a favorite melody of Dr. Theodore Marier.
Perhaps you’re saying to yourself: “Jeff comes across as super ungrateful.”
Including a Eucharistic Hymn (#142) every Catholic should know!
“Momentous Release!” • Freakishly Rare Gradual & Vesperal Published by Pothier’s Protégé (1,638 pages!)
He screamed into the telephone: “There’s no such thing as Gregorian Chant!”
Instead, Saint Francis knelt down and kissed the priest’s hands…
We must remember the lesson of the rock.
Today, I release another movement of the “Saint Noël Chabanel Mass Setting” (for use in the Ordinary Form).
As if the canonic sections were insufficiently stupendous, the composer works in stepwise ascending lines juxtaposed with lines in augmentation.