Music

  • Analecta hymnica medii aevi, volume 1, edited by Guido Maria Dreves (Leipzig: Fues’s Verlag (R. Reisland), 1886). Available at Internet Archive and Open Library.
  • Analecta hymnica medii aevi, volume 2, edited by Guido Maria Dreves (Leipzig : Fues’s Verlag (R. Reisland), 1886). Available at Internet Archive
  • Antiphonarium Romanum juxta ritum sacrosanctæ Romanæ Ecclesiæ [possibly: The Roman Antiphonary according to the rite of the most holy Roman Church] (1864). From microfilm. Available at Internet Archive.
  • Arundel Hymns, chosen and edited by Henry Fitzalan-Howard, 15th Duke of Norfolk and Charles T. Gatty (London : Boosey & Co., 1905?). Available at Open Library and Internet Archive. [N.B., The title page is missing. It has no Imprimatur, but has a letter from Pope Leo XIII dated June 8, 1898 praising the work, which ah do duhclare is rather sufficient proof of fidelity.]
  • Cantiques à St. Joseph dédiés à la jeunesse canadienne. Suivis de pieux exercices en l’honneur du même saint et des saints anges [Songs to St. Joseph dedicated to Canadian youth. Followed by devotions in honor of that saint and the holy angels] (Montreal: J. Lovell, 1862). With approbation of the bishop of Montreal. Available at Open Library and Internet Archive (Digitizing sponsor: University of Ottawa, Book contributor: Faculty of Music, University of Toronto)
  • Cathedral chants of the XVI, XVII & XVIII centuries, edited by Edward F. Rimbault (London: D’Almaine, 1844). Available at Internet Archive.
  • Catholic Church Hymnal: With Music (New York: J. Fischer & Bro., 1905). With Imprimatur. Available at Internet Archive, with a second copy here, and a third copy here.
  • Catholic church music, by Richard R. Terry (London: Greening 1907). With Imprimatur. Available at Internet Archive with a second copy here.
  • A complete and practical method of the Solesmes plain chant. From the German of the Rev. P. Suitbertus Birkle, O. S. B., adapted and ed. by A. Lemaistre with the authorization of the author (New York: Joseph F. Wagner, 1904). With Imprimatur. Available at Open Library and Internet Archive.
  • Complete Vespers for the Feasts of the B. V. M. [Blessed Virgin Mary], by Rev. Edward J. Murphy (1912). With Imprimatur. [N.B. This appears to be a guide for vocalizing in Latin following the Roman-Italian pronunciation.]. Available at Open Library and Internet Archive.
  • The fundamentals of Gregorian chant: a simple exposition of the Solesmes principles founded mainly on Le nombre musical grégorien of André Mocquereau, Lura F. Heckenlively (Tournai: Society of St. John Evangelist, Desclée & Co., 1900). Available at Open Library and Internet Archive.
  • Geschichte des katholischen Kirchenliedes: von seinen ersten Anfängen bis auf die Gegenwart, by Karl August Beck (Cologne: M. DuMont-Schauberg, 1878). From microfilm. Available at Open Library and Internet Archive
  • A Grammar of Plainsong: in two parts, by the Benedictines of Stanbrook [Abbey] (London: Burns & Oates, Art & Book Co.; New York, Cincinnati, Chicago: Benziger Brothers, 1905). With Imprimatur. Available at Open Library and Internet Archive.
  • Gregorian music: an outline of musical palæography illustrated by fac-similes of ancient manuscripts, by the Benedictines of Stanbrook [Abbey] (London; Leamington: Art and Book Company; New York: Benziger Brothers 1897). Available at Internet Archive and Open Library.
  • A Handbook of Church Music: a practical guide for all those having the charge of schools and choirs, and others who desire to restore plainsong to its proper place in the services of the Church, by F. Clement C. Egerton, with a preface by H.G. Worth (London: R. & T. Washbourne, c1909). With Imprimatur. Available on Internet Archive (Digitizing sponsor: MSN; Book contributor: Faculty of Music Library, University of Toronto).
  • Liber usualis, Missae et officii pro Dominicis et festis duplicibus: cum cantu Gregoriano, editio Solemensis  (Rome, Tournai: Society of Saint John the Evangelist/Descleé, Lefebvre & Co., Publishers to the Holy See and Printers to the Sacred Congregation of Rites, 1903). With Imprimatur, and with letter of approbation from Pope Leo XIII addressed to Paul Delatte, O. S. B., Abbot of Solesmes. Available at Internet Archive. The 1924 edition (with modern notation with a five line staff, publisher number 780c) is available in PDF format at Quilisma Publications. [Written in Latin. The title translates in English as Liber usualis, of Mass and the office for Sundays and double feasts, with Gregorian chant, edition of the Benedictine Monastery Solesmes]
  • The Liber Usualis, with Introduction and Rubrics in English, edited by the Benedictines of Solesmes (Tournai, Belgium; New York: Desclee Company, Printers to the Holy See and the Sacred Congregation of Rites, 1961) May be downloaded in PDF format at Musica Sacra and at Sancta Missa (online publication provided by the Church Music Association of America). Sancta Missa describes the Liber Usualis thus: “Gregorian Chant for Every Mass of the Year: The Liber Usualis contains the complete Latin settings of Gregorian Chant for every Mass of the year (Sundays, Solemnities, Commons and Feasts) as well as for Nuptial Masses, Requiem Masses, Holy Week, and Ordination. Additionally it provides much of the Gregorian Chant to be sung in Latin for the Divine Office (Vespers, Compline, etc.), as well as many other traditional Latin chants and hymns (Litanies, Benediction, etc.).”
  • List of approved church music for the archdiocese of Westminister (London: Burns & Oates 1907). Available at Open Library and Internet Archive.
  • Magister choralis. A theoretical and practical manual of Gregorian chant for the use of the clergy, seminarists, organists, choir-masters, choristers, &c., by Rev. Franz Xaver Haberl, second English edition, translated from the ninth German edition by Most Rev. Dr. [Nicholas] Donnelly, Bishop of Canea and Vicar-General of Dublin (Ratisbon, New York, Cincinnati: F. Pustet; London: Burns & Oates; London: R. Washbourne; Dublin: M.W. Gill & Son, 1892). Available at Internet Archive and Open Library.
  • A manual of Gregorian chant compiled from the Solesmes books and from ancient manuscripts, (Rome, Tournai (Belgium): Society of Saint John the Evangelist/Desclee, Lefebvre & Co., Publishers to the Holy See and Printers to the Sacred Congregation of Rites, 1903). With Imprimatur. Also with approbation from Pope Leo XIII addressed to Abbot Paul Delatte, O. S. B., of Solesmes. Available at Internet Archive and Open Library (which reports: “Includes the Ordinary of the Mass in Latin with an English paraphrase by Dom Gueranger, and a commentary in English on the religious service.”)
  • Mémoire sur la nouvelle édition du Graduel el de l’Antiphonaire romains, publiée par ordre de Nosseigneurs les Archevêques de Reims et de Cambrai [possibly: Treatise on the new edition of the Roman Gradual and Antiphon, published by order of the Lord Archbishops of Reims and Cambrai] (Paris: J. Lecoffre, 1852). Available at Open Library and Internet Archive.
  • A new school of Gregorian chant, by the Rev. Dom. Dominic Johner. O.S.B. 2d English edition, translated from the 3d rewritten & enlarged German edition by Rev. W. A. Hofler. (Ratisbon, Rome, New York, Cincinnati: F. Pustet, 1914). With Imprimatur. Available at Internet Archive and Open Library, which notes: “Music in plainchant and white notation. Translation of Neue Schule des gregorianischen Choralgesanges.”
  • Recent research in plainsong: a paper read to the members of the Plainsong and Mediæval Music Society, by Henry Bremridge Briggs (London: Vincent, 1898). Available at Open Library and Internet Archive. (N.B., The book has no Imprimatur, but the work has no apparent heterodoxy and the topic relates to the Church. The author is possibly a High Church Anglican and cites the musical research of the Benedictines of Solesmes.)
  • St. Basil’s Hymnal: containing music for vespers of all the Sundays and festivals of the year, three masses and over two hundred hymns together with litanies, daily prayers, prayers at mass, preparations and prayers for confession and communion, and the office and rules for sodalities of the Blessed Virgin Mary, compiled from approved sources [by the Basilian Fathers], 2nd edition (Toronto: St. Michael’s College, ca. 1891). With permission of superiors and approbation from various bishops. Available at Internet Archive and Open Library. The fourteenth edition (Toronto: St. Michael’s College; Medina, N.Y.: J. Brennan, ca. 1906) with Imprimatur and commendation from James Cardinal Gibbons is available in multiple formats at Internet Archive and Open Library. A microform of the 15th edition  is available in multiple formats at Internet Archive and Open Library.
  • The St. Gregory hymnal and Catholic choir book—singer’s edition, melody edition, compiled, edited, and arranged by Nicola A. Montani (Philadelphia : St. Gregory Guild, 1920). With Imprimatur. Available at Internet Archive.
  • A Treasury of Catholic Song, comprising some two hundred hymns from Catholic sources old and new, gathered, edited and allotted to fitting tunes for congregational use by Sindey S. Hurlbut (New York : J. Fischer & Bro., 1915). Available at Internet Archive.
  • The Winchester Troper, from MSS of the Xth and XIth Centuries, with other documents illustrating the history of tropes in England and France, edited by Walter Howard Frere (London: [Harrison and sons, printers], 1894). Available at Open Library and Internet Archive.
  • The work of the Benedictines of Solesmes in the plainsong revival, by Henry Bremridge Briggs (London: Harrison and Sons, 1899). Available at Open Library and Internet Archive.  (N.B., The book has no Imprimatur, but the work has no apparent heterodoxy and the topic relates to the Church, specifically the musical research of the Benedictines of Solesmes. The author is possibly a High Church Anglican.)
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