This morning I sat down and arranged what—in my view—is one of the beautiful Christmas carols.
A mother describes her son’s love for the Mass. He memorizes and recruits friends to “play Mass.” We are a people of hope.
I didn’t have the heart to tell this fellow that the same melody occurs at other times of the liturgical year.
Those who so desire may now download this organ accompaniment booklet (25 pages) for the 4th Sunday of Advent, including the “O ANTIPHON” for 18 December 2022.
In my humble opinion, that ‘explanation’ is sheer, unadulterated gobbledygook.
Their spelling of French names could have used some proofreading!
I don’t know a more powerful exposition on the Holy Eucharist than this striking hymn by Archbishop Pecham!
… including a deliciously dazzling discovery you won’t want to miss!
Were Pothier and Mocquereau homeless? The answer might surprise you.
The incomparable Andrew Hinkley kindly set it to plainchant notation.
Dom Gajard said to Jean Langlais: “Hear the blackbird! It doesn’t know what an ‘ictus’ is, yet it sings better than we.”
I’m not embarrassed, because these practice videos save us time during rehearsals.
This book makes it easy for singers who only know Treble Clef.
Including three (3) professionally-scanned versions of the Kyriale, released here for the 1st time!
Including a few brief responses to Professor Charles Weaver.