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  • Modes

    Modes are a way of categorizing Gregorian chant according to the pitch the melody tends to orbit and where the melody finishes. The modes generally came after most of the chant, so sometimes some chant doesn’t totally fit a certain mode, or even seems to shift modality. This is more a thing with longer chant - like the Gradual at...

  • Video for Vespers

    While the Little Office videos were so popular I put together this one for Vespers.

  • Compline from Long Ago

    Back when I used a Wordpress blog, I uploaded some recordings of my family singing Compline from the Little Office of the Blessed Virgin Mary.