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Further research into the Little Office of Our Lady.

  • Little Office of the Immaculate Conception

    The Little Office of the Immaculate Conception is much shorter than the Little Office of the Blessed Virgin Mary. It has no Psalms, only hymns, which all share the same meter.

  • Book Reviews!

    I will be reviewing four copies of the Little Office which are currently in print:

  • Toni Capituli et Orationum

    I received a question on how to sing some of the Common parts of the Little Office. In particular, the Capitulum or Little Chapter and the Collect or Prayer.

  • Little Office vs Rosary

    Hello, today I’m looking at the difference between the Little Office of the Blessed Virgin Mary and the Holy Rosary.

  • Old Books

    A 1740 copy Latin with Italian rubrics. Includes the Office of the Dead and the Gradual Psalms and the Office of the Most Holy Sacrament. Lots of prayers in Italian at the end, spelling Jesus as Giesu instead of the standard Italian today using Gesu.

  • Missing Piece of Vespers

    Someone asked for updated straight through recordings now that Paschaltide is behind us. In the morning I set up in the living room and recorded Matins and Lauds, Prime, Terce and Sext. In the afternoon I set up in the spare room and made some more recordings using a different camera which I haven’t used much before, covering psalmtones for...