Catholic Music Throughout the Ages by Edward Schaefer

Anyone looking for an apologia for the use (in the author’s ideal world, the use exclusively) of Gregorian chant in the Roman Catholic liturgy today will welcome this book, which contains a historical survey of the growth and development of music in the Church, a critique of the current situation, and proposals for the future of liturgical music.

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Mandatum novum: Holy Thursday at St Augustine’s in Gainesville, Florida

What makes the Triduum there exceptional is not performance quality, but participation quality: there is wonderful attendance at the Triduum, the assembly recognizes the candidates and catechumens, and they know and sing the music, including such subtleties as dynamics and assembly parts.

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