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Textbook of Gregorian Chant, According to the Solesmes Method By Dom Gregory Sunol, G.M. Durnford
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by Dom Gregory Sunol In 1930, Dom Sunol published the book that became the standard textbook for understanding how to sing Gregorian chant. It remains today the most thorough explanation of... More > tonality, rhythm, and, especially, the Psalm tones, to appear yet in print. It is both pedagogically effective and theoretically definitive. Herein you find the most thorough explanation of how it is that Solesmes came to set the standard for chant for the entire world. This softcover book is 240 pages.< Less
The Technique of Gregorian Chironomy By Joseph Robert Carroll
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The Technique of Gregorian Chironomy by Joseph Robert Carroll is an excellent book for anyone looking to learn more about conducting and directing gregorian chant, or even perfecting his own chant... More > skills. Reprint of the 1955 edition.< Less
Music Fourth Year: Gregorian Chant By Justine Ward
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by Justine Ward This is the first edition of Justine Ward's classic instructional text on Gregorian Chant. Appearing in 1923, it taught generations how to sing chant according to the methods and... More > principles developed by Dom Andre Mocquereau at the Solesmes Monastery in France. It was Ward's pedagogy and systemization of the method that brought the beautiful sound of this chant into the American Catholic life. All these years later, this book still holds up as one of the great chant method books ever published.< Less
The Technique of Gregorian Chironomy By Joseph Robert Carroll
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Joseph Robert Carroll has written the best, perhaps even the only, complete tutorial in conducting chant according to the Solesmes method, which is known as chironomy. This guide was first published... More > in 1955 by the Gregorian Institute of America, and is republished in 2009 by the Church Music Association of America. It is no substitute for a live lesson but it is the best tutorial in print.< Less
The Spirit of Gregorian Chant By Marie Pierik
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By Marie Pierik Marie Pierik devoted her scholarly life to the explanation, defense, and promotion of Gregorian chant in line with the method and practice of the Solesmes tradition. In this learned... More > and erudite work, she provides a complete overview of its history, theological meaning, and practice in the framework of Catholic liturgy. At once deeply informative and startlingly poetic, this book is a an expression of intellectual accomplishment and deep faith. There is so much that our current generation can learn from her research and enthusiasm. This 200-page paperback was first published in 1939.< Less
The Rhythm of Gregorian Chant By Joseph Gajard
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By Dom Joseph Gajard The Solesmes method has lacked a defense in our times, so the discovery of this fascinating and thrilling study from 1943 is a moment of great excitement. Dom Gajard, the leading... More > disciple of Dom Mocquereau, explains that "Gregorian rhythm is a true musical rhythm; it has a character all its own, but it is as definite as the rhythm of modern music. Every kind of piece, be it a small syllabic antiphon or a long elaborate Alleluia, possesses its precise rhythm, clear and fixed, which must be discovered at all costs, otherwise the melody will be robbed of all its beauty and all its raison d'etre." < Less
Tonorum Communium Regulae By Iuxta Ritum Ordinis Praedicatorum
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This set of "Rules for the Common Chants" was published in 1965 for the Dominican Rite. It gives the eight psalm tones, the chants for readings at Mass and Office, and some music for... More > Compline according to the traditional melodies, but using the so-called "Solesmes" notation and method. It is a useful book for learning to sing the psalm tones and the readings, and for those trained in the Benedictine notation who have trouble interpreting the older Dominican neumes. This reprint is made from PDF scans of the original: you should check the preview to decided if it is of SUFFICIENT QUALITY for your use.< Less