The Restoration of Gregorian Chant: Solesmes and the Vatican Edition

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CUA Press, 2008 - 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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Dom Pierre Combe, O.S.B., (1913-1993) was a monk and archivist at the Abbey of Solesmes. Theodore Marier, world renowned scholar and composer, was Justine Bayard Ward Professor and Director of the Center for Ward Studies at the Catholic University of America. William Skinner, a former student of Dr. Marier's, is a professional translator and interpreter.

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