What can medieval and renaissance music pedagogy offer to us now?
This short piece shimmers with beauty. The arrangement is by Monsignor René Moissenet.
“I ended up spending hours, transcribing each and every word from Father Fryar’s Symposium lecture. Although it took many hours, I relished the process.” —Corrinne May
Lyrics in English, with an (optional) version in Latin.
Your singers might enjoy this vocal warm-up exercise I composed for a volunteer choir.
Father Ould and William Sewell (organist at the Birmingham Oratory of Saint Philip Neri) produced an impressive collection.
I consider this my best organ accompaniment … I hope you like it!
Today’s release will go down in history!
A terrific collection of organ interludes (manuals only) for free PDF download.
A look at Dom Pothier’s performance instructions for a communion antiphon reveals a great deal of complexity in this pre-Mocquereau interpretive approach.
This is the “pure” Vatican Edition—technically the only version of the rhythm allowed by Church documents!
In spite of its imperfections, creating this (draft) booklet required much more effort than I had anticipated.
This melody won’t leave your head—it keeps playing “on repeat.”
A french version (1,798 pages) is also available for free PDF download.
You will notice Father Guerrero takes the chant melody (“Beata Mater”) and creates a perfect canon between Soprano and Alto.
If you spot typos, please let us know!
Corpus Christi Watershed has provided rehearsal videos to assist choir members who do not read music well.
Is it “traditional” to receive Holy Communion on Good Friday?
I never shared this before because pride and perfectionism held me back.
Including a remarkable musical setting by Father Adrian Fortescue (d. 1923).