For this coming Sunday (Passion Sunday), there’s only one “MMV” singers must observe—and I placed a little arrow above it.
These problematic assertions by Bishop Stowe will have to be withdrawn at some point.
The early history of Solesmes plainchant research provides a historical parallel for responding to current Vatican liturgical rules.
From one of my composition teachers…
The “Pre-NOH” editions have quite an idiosyncratic way of lengthening the neumes. • Fulsome illustrations are included examining and explaining the mora vocis of the Vatican edition; also mentioned is Dom André Mocquereau, Rafael Cardinal Merry del Val, and Pothier’s Liber Gradualis (1883)+
Sigh … another day, another invisible “white note” to ignore!
Organ Accompaniments for “Victimae Paschali Laudes” • Some people love it; others hate it. Regardless, Mocquereau never backed down, and we must admire his tenacity!