If there’s a more beautiful setting of this text, I don’t know what it could be.
Canon Jules Van Nuffel d 1953
The choir director’s vocation is chock-full of difficulties.
Readers already realize that seventeen (17) splendid organ accompaniments for the simple “Salve Regina” can be freely and conveniently downloaded here. But what about the solemn tone for the “Salve Regina”—has anyone composed an organ accompaniment for that? Yes, Canon Jules Van Nuffel has composed one for the solemn version.
Throughout my career, I have tried to follow the advice Cardinal Mercier gave the young Fulton J. Sheen.
Including an update on the Sacred Music Symposium.
Can Gregorian Chant be harmonized? Does it work? Monsignor Jules Vyverman demonstrates for us!
Including a video demonstration: “What makes polyphony so beautiful?”