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Farewell Alleluia

Late last year I thought I’d make some resources for each Sunday’s Latin Gospel reading. It’s been fun. It does tend to make me confused though, as I am often thinking about the reading for the following Sunday.

Singing the Little Office of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Latin

TLDR: I made a course on Udemy about how to sing the Little Office of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Check it out! Here follows a meandering tale of how this course came to be.

Annunciation 2nd Vespers

After a few hours unsuccessfully trying to get Albert Bloomfield’s Vespers Book to compile, I gave in and am using his precompiled 1st Vespers handout, with my own ammendation for the Magnificat to make it into a 2nd Vespers plus the Commemoration of the Feria for 2020.

Epiphany Proclamation 2020

It’s that time of year again. Since 2003 every year someone has requested that I put together the Proclamation of Moveable Feasts for the feast of the Epiphany.

Podcast!

From the time I first started showing people A New Book of Old Hymns, people have been asking where they can get recordings. For a while I had made a CD of recordings from the monks of Sao Paolo from the now defunct Christus Rex website.

Liber Doona Cover

A crazy idea while doing the washing up: A photomosaic doona cover of a Latin Mass scene using pages from the Liber Usualis! I’ve installed metapixel.

Epiphany Proclamation 2015

It’s up and ready at Music > Epiphany Proclamation This year I had some feedback from Indonesia and had a look around for more about the proclamation of moveable feasts.

Online games to learn chant

Mix up educational programming software and teaching Gregorian chant: Learn more about this project It's a start. So I guess you start with punctums, moving up to a complete scale.

Hymn to St Mary of the Cross

Portrait of Mary of the Cross thanks to Papa Stronsay Pictures A hymn to the first saint of Australia in a simple traditional metrical style.

OpusTeX

Nota Bene: OpusTeX is unmaintained. This page remains in case it helps, but you are Strongly Recommended to use Gregorio instead. I have archived opustex files in the newbookoldhymns github repo An even older page: The Scriptorium

Pilgrims' Primer

This is possibly the oldest page here - it had been hidden for many years, only to come to light in the move from github to gitlab.

A New Book of Old Hymns

This page has grown into its own webpage: newbookoldhymns.brandt.id.au Now with glossed texts, youtube links, spotify playlists, crossword puzzles to help you learn the vocabulary and suggested weekly lesson plans.