This can seem like a dry topic, but it actually often deals with practical issues faced by every choirmaster who wants to promote plainchant.
Solesmes Abbey Rhythm
This summer, there are several interesting graduate-level courses on offer at St. Joseph’s Seminary in New York.
Occasionally the Solesmes rhythmic markings are surprising, as in one of tomorrow’s alleluias. Can we make sense of this?
The early history of Solesmes plainchant research provides a historical parallel for responding to current Vatican liturgical rules.
Sigh … another day, another invisible “white note” to ignore!