Tag Archives: music

GUEST POST: “The Holy Sacrifice of the Mass” became the “liturgy” – POLL

I was sent some text from “From the Pastor’s Desk” column of the 9 November Bulletin of Our Lady of Grace Church. I share it here below with my emphases and comments:
The Pastor’s Message
“Laudetur Jesus Christus!” (Praised be Jesus Christ!)
I … Continue reading

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GUEST POST: Sacred Heart of Jesus parish in Grand Rapids, MI

From a reader:
Thank you for your blog, your collect translations, and your devotion to the Tridentine Rite. I pray for you every night before bed, please pray for me.
I wanted to pass along some information about this wonderful bunch of young … Continue reading

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UPDATE – REVIEW: CD – “Mater Eucharistiae” – Sacred Music from the Dominican Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Eucharist

UPDATE 13 August:
Today is the release date of the disc!
 
ORIGINAL POSTING 31 July 2013
In the past I have brought to your gracious attention the music CDs of the wonderful Benedictines of Mary, Queen of Apostles. They have had a couple … Continue reading

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ACTION ITEM! New music CD from Benedictines of Mary, Queen of Apostles! 1 WEEK COUNTDOWN

It is now one week until the release of this great new disk from the sisters.  (Audio sample below.)
REPOSTED FROM 15 April:
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On a day when the Catholic news is filled with the CDF smackdown of the LCWR, and on a … Continue reading

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The Feeder Feed: Museum Song Bird Edition

Here is an Allegory of Music by Laurent de la Hyre (+1656).

The figure is playing a theorbo, or chitarrone, probably a symbol of musica “artificiale“. They had drone strings and produced a rather symphonic effect. On the other … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Advent Music from the Benedictines of Mary, Queen of Apostles – WINNER

UPDATE 30 Nov 18:07 GMT:
Since the beginning of November, through this, from what I can tell we have sold on Amazon:
mp3 downloads – 28
CDs – 177
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ORIGINAL POST:
Orant et laborant!
I was sent a photo of the nuns unloading the boxes of … Continue reading

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Cantare amantis est

Just because it’s nice:
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And…
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By the way, Rome Reports really needs a new voice-over person.   Perhaps someone who knows how to pronounce names.

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QUAERITUR: Music during the consecration

From a reader:
Lately, the music director at our church has been “tickling the ivories” during the Consecration. While at the piano, in the front of church (naturally), he has been playing tunes, based on hymms for sure, on the piano … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: Mixing Latin and English in the Ordinary Form

From a reader:
Last Sunday I attended a Mass where the priest used one Latin phrase during an English-language Novus Ordo: he sang “Mysterium Fidei” after the Consecration. Is this permitted?
Would that he had used more!
Latin is the true language of … Continue reading

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The music you listen to can rot your brain, make you stupider and kill your soul.

One of my philosophy profs, a former Marine DI, told us that if everything that goes into our brains has no or little relation to reality, then we can’t expect to produce good and rational results.  We will be, in … Continue reading

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