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VIDEO: A close look at the pipe organ and the Cathedral Basilica of St. Louis

The Second Vatican Council said that the pipe organ had pride of place among all the instruments used in church for sacred music.  The pipe organ is the “king of instruments”. Here is a super-geeky close examination of the massive … Read More

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“Gather Us In” made (almost) acceptable!

When life gives you challenges like lemons, make lemonade.  Right? When liturgists give you dreck like “Gather Us In”, make… toccatas. Remember: The Second Vatican Council gives pride of place to the pipe organ over all other instruments. Fr. Z … Read More

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Pipe Organs and a famous Chicago church

There is an interesting video on YouTube about the pipe organ project going on at St. John Cantius in Chicago. If you don’t know much about pipe organs, you could learn a few things from this 12 minute video. Remember: … Read More

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