Search Results: 'gregorian chant'

Search

×
×
×
×
146 results for "gregorian chant"
Gregorian Chant: A Guide By Dom Daniel Saulnier
Paperback: $12.00
Ships in 3-5 business days
Dom Daniel Saulnier is the masters of Gregorian chant at the Solesmes monastery in France, and this is his book of historical, musicological, and spiritual reflections on the science, art, and prayer... More > of the sung prayer of the Roman Rite of Catholic liturgy. His text incorporates the latest scholarship on this ancient tradition of music. This edition was translated by Edward Schaefer, published by Solesmes in 2003 and then again in 2010 by the Church Music Association of America.< Less
An Applied Course in Gregorian Chant By Church Music Association of America
Paperback: $18.00
Ships in 3-5 business days
(1 Ratings)
Many generations of experience after the chant revival went into producing this 157-page book. The idea of the author, Joseph Robert Carroll, is to provide just what the singer needs to know to sing... More > the entire corpus of chant within the context of a parish. It also helps prepare a person to lead chant. The tutorial is so much more clear than any of the guides that were previously produced before this book made its appearance in 1957. It avoids arcane issues and gets right to the subject of how to sing and sing beautifully.< Less
The Rhythm of Gregorian Chant By Joseph Gajard
Paperback: $13.97
Ships in 3-5 business days
(1 Ratings)
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
Advanced Studies in Gregorian Chant By Justine Ward
Paperback: $22.01
Ships in 3-5 business days
This masterful guide by Justine Ward, enormously rare, is now in print again for the first time since 1949. It is her most advanced guide to understanding and singing Gregorian chant. It covers the... More > management of dynamics, the singing of the Psalms including intonations and rules for adapting syllables to melodic formula, the three styles of chant, the treatment of accents, varieties of notation, forms of composition, the diagramming of chants, centonization, interpretation, chironomy and conducting, expression and accompaniment, as well as the origin, evolution, mutilation, and regeneration of the chant. If you have only thought of Mrs. Ward in connection with children's pedagogy, this book will amaze you. It is probably the most advanced guide to the practical singing and understanding of the details of Gregorian chant ever written. It certainly embodies the height of classical Solesmes styling. It is a must for anyone who aspires to mastery. The book is softcover, 208 pages.< Less
Gregorian Chant for Church and School By Sr. Mary Antonine Goodchild
Paperback: $12.97
Ships in 3-5 business days
By Sister Mary Antonine Goodchild What a wonderful find this is: an ideal textbook on chant for junior high, high school, or really any age. It is mercifully free of verbiage or exaggerated detail.... More > It is short and super clear on all aspects of learning to chant (notes, rhythm, Latin, style), and it contains a vast amount of the basic repertoire, in neumes and with English translations. It even has study questions! Many of us have wish that such a book would be written. It took Fr. Samuel Weber to point out that such a book already exists, and now, praise be to God, it is in print again. As the title says, it is the perfect text for Church and school. It came out in 1944 but it isn't in the slightest bit dated. This is price for mass distribution.< Less
A New School of Gregorian Chant By Dom Dominic Johner
Paperback: $21.97
Ships in 3-5 business days
(1 Ratings)
Dom Dominic JohnerThis is Dom Johner's practical guide to chant, a classic since it was first published in 1912 with the English translation appearing in 1925. It is meant not as an academic treatise... More > (though the research here is extraordinary) but as a training manual for a higher level of singing. The goal of the book is to help the singer render Gregorian chants worthily, and in true artistic style, especially in the Liturgy, and to kindle enthusiasm for this glorious music.< Less
The Spirit of Gregorian Chant By Marie Pierik
Paperback: $19.97
Ships in 3-5 business days
(1 Ratings)
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
Music Fourth Year: Gregorian Chant By Justine Ward
Paperback: $24.56
Ships in 3-5 business days
(2 Ratings)
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
Textbook of Gregorian Chant, According to the Solesmes Method By Dom Gregory Sunol, G.M. Durnford
Paperback: $24.17
Ships in 3-5 business days
(1 Ratings)
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
Paperback: $18.00
Ships in 3-5 business days
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