An extremely rare Canadian hymnal produced by Rev. Aloysius Knauff.
Published by the Catholic Choirmasters’ Guild of Buffalo, New York.
Including an update on wonderful things happening for Sacred Music in Colorado!
Here’s a chart with rubrics from the 1974 “Graduale” translated into English.
A Collection of 115 Motets and Hymns, with an Easy Mass for Two Equal Voices.
All 255 pages of this famous hymn book can now be downloaded as a PDF.
Could this have something to do with how each line comes through “cleanly” in 3-part music?
A generous reader sent me copies of this extremely rare book.
Two free resources for the Pentecost Sequence, “Veni Sancte Spiritus”
If they were set upon avoiding the word “men,” I wish ICEL would have done something like “peace on earth to *those* of good will.”
“The origins of some are not known due to the long and nearly untraceable popular usage they have enjoyed.” —Gregorian Institute
“These samples from Connelly make less sense in English than the Latin originals would to a North Korean.” —Msgr. Francis P. Schmitt
I’d like to produce my own version, setting all six verses to different harmonizations.
A thing desired by many!
Uses Gregorian chant with polyphonic _Falsibordone_ by Caesare de Zachariis (†1594).
This free PDF was provided courtesy of the St. Jean de Lalande Library of Rare Books.
I cannot help but think of this hymn collection as his greatest masterpiece.
Many of these melodies cannot be easily found in any other book.
The book is 1,479 pages. The monastery of Solesmes certainly had a staggering output!
Your more advanced singers will love this piece by Palestrina!