The “Blue Laws” were a series of fanatical laws enacted by the Puritans of the colony of Connecticut…
“Variae Preces” (1892) — “Cantus Varii” (1902) — “Cantus Varii” (1928) — “Cantus Selecti” (1957)
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”)+
“Every diocese, almost every church, had its own customs. Our present rule dates from the revived missal of 1570.”
These rehearsal videos were recorded by one person, and he apologizes for the poor singing quality…
Useful links as a “follow-up” to Mæstro Clark’s article about Fr. Weber’s plainsong settings.
Including a written tutorial on how to perform Chabanel Psalms correctly.
To give you an idea how this sounds, I recorded the piece on my toy organ.
Do you recognize where these pages were stolen from in 1966, when they hoped nobody would notice?
The “invitatory” occurs at the beginning of Matins and therefore introduces the daily divine Office.
An exciting new project gives me great hope for the “musical future” of the Catholic Church!
Accompaniment to the hymn “Veni Creator Spiritus” with all the verses written out (composed by Jeff Ostrowski).
Blessed Alfredo Ildefonso Cardinal Schuster was a Benedictine monk who became the Archbishop of Milan.
I would give anything to know how these girls created this recording—because it’s free rhythm!
Supremely rare Belgian book with Gregorian Chant!
The fourth installment—“Mass settings that work well, even with a single cantor + organist.”
Today comes the third setting. A total of five Masses will be released.
I will release five (5) Mass settings which come off well with a single cantor & organist; today is the 2nd installment.
Over the next few weeks, I will release five (5) different Mass settings which can be sung with a single cantor & organist.
Potiron, Ostrowski, Bragers, Marier, Desrocquettes, Murray, and more!