Re: [liturgy-l] Re: Introduction
- At 08:45 PM 6/8/02 -0400, you wrote:
>Thanks for the clarification.I wonder if this is any different from the "polyphonic" era. Not everybody
>In answer to the effect of Vatican-2 on liturgical settings of the Mass
>in the classical polyphonic sense: profound and largely negative.
>In their place are a lot of Mass Ordinaries for the assembly to sing, often
>written to be embellished by a choir, and unfortunately many of them
>are not of high quality.
was a Palestrina or Ockeghem or Victoria, or even a Vivaldi! There was a
lot of poor utilitarian polyphonic choral "ordinary" mass music written
before Vatican II. I know - I've experienced some of it in perusing past
choral libraries, and even accompanied some in kind of a sentimental
anniversary concert I helped out with in a parish.
- Welcome, Emil!
You might also peruse the Yahoo Occidentalis list, which is somewhat dedicated to the Sarum rite.
Rdr. James Morgan
--- In email@example.com, Emil Salim <pilsup@...> wrote:
> I'm a member of Episcopal church in Tucson, AZ. I'm interested in learning
> more about high mass, Gregorian chants, and the Sarum Rite, and just about
> anything that is related to monastic liturgy. I would also love to discuss
> the history, theology, and philosophy of liturgy. Furthermore, I just
> started learning to typeset chant notations using LaTeX and GregorioTex.
> These are open source softwares/packages and can surely produce beautiful
> liturgy sheets and music notations.
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