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
These historic volumes, one of the modern treasures of sacred music, are finally in print again, completed with volumes 3 and 4, which cover the proper of saints and votive chants for the Church... More > year, set to English with traditional Gregorian melodies and notation. They are useful for modern Catholic parishes and Anglican/Episcopal congregations that use propers of the Church year. They are set by G.H. Palmer and Francis Burgess, and are time tested through many decades of use. The CMAA has cooperated with the Community of St. Mary in Wantage in the republication of these books.< Less
This exceedingly rare book appeared in 1935 to provide the complete offertory verses for the Offertory chant in the Roman Rite of Mass. These are not Psalm tones but thoroughly composed chants that... More > add a beautiful dimension to the chant at this point in Mass. It is a much-valued addition to the CMAA's liturgical library, applicable to the ordinary and extraordinary forms.< Less
Latin Communion antiphons with English Psalm verses for Sundays and feast days as recommended by the General Instruction on the Roman Missal.
Since its publication in 2007, Communio has been... More > welcomed and well used by scholas and cantors. Clearly, a collection of its kind, dedicated to a single, relatively accessible genre of the Gregorian repertoire, was needed to inspire more than a few nascent forays into Latin chant, and, one hopes, to begin the restoration of the
Church’s glorious treasure of plainsong to the regular liturgical life of our parishes.
This alternative version of Communio provides the authentic Communion chants, as in the original, but accompanied by Psalm verses in English.< Less