The Restoration of Gregorian Chant: Solesmes and the Vatican Edition

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Catholic University of America Press, 2003 - Music - 451 pages
This book presents for the first time in English the fully documented history of the Gregorian chant restoration which culminated in the publication of the Vatican Edition ordered by Pope Pius X at the dawn of the twentieth century. It is based upon archival documents in the Abbey of St. Pierre de Solesmes.

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Problems in Restoring the Melodies 1862

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