The early history of Solesmes plainchant research provides a historical parallel for responding to current Vatican liturgical rules.
Three (3) bullet points, written on a single sheet of paper.
CUA is pleased to announce that this week-long intensive course will be offered in person this summer.
What if we take medieval music pedagogy seriously? Do its methods have anything to offer us today?
Facilitating the chanting of the seven prefaces permitted by “Quo magis”
Reflections on the communion chant for the Second Sunday after Epiphany
If you attend the Extraordinary Form, the Alleluia for the Octave of the Nativity will enable you to start the New Year with a bang.
The communion chant for the Second Sunday of Advent, together with the introit and offertory, invite us to reflect on the Holy City, Jerusalem.
“Variae Preces” (1892) — “Cantus Varii” (1902) — “Cantus Varii” (1928) — “Cantus Selecti” (1957)
The Dies Irae is part of why my choir prefers singing Requiems to Nuptial Masses. Here’s why you should spend a few minutes with this Sequence on All Souls Day.
Three days of practical chant instruction and immersion in the treasury of Catholic sacred music
This 2020 chant edition makes possible the chanting of Lauds according to the Liturgy of the Hours.
These intuitive manuscripts give singers the information they need to bring out the oft-ignored nuances of chant rhythm.
(Keven Smith) • Now is the perfect time for us all to stop and reflect on where we came from as church musicians. What was it that first made you interested in singing, directing, or playing the organ?+
We come now to the final installment in my series on our music program at St. Stephen the First Martyr Catholic Church in Sacramento, California.
In a time of contagion and social unrest, we need plainchant more than ever, even when we stay home.
This 130-page book can be downloaded for free.
From what I can tell, the website has been around since 2012.
Yes, children as young as seven or eight will focus and listen as you’re teaching them solfege scales, rhythm patterns, beautiful Latin vowels, and more!
To sing at Mass though, you need more than just being able to finish together.