These new resources from James Jordan and James Whitbourn are intended to encourage music educators to incorporate plainchant as an essential tool for teaching intonation, phrasing, and musical line while also building community within an ensemble.


Discovering Chant
James Jordan, James Whitbourn, Dominic Gregorio, Steve Pilkington, Isabella Burns

Teaching Musicianship and Human Sensibilites through Chant

This revolutionary pedagogical application uses chant for teaching aural awareness and a natural and intuitive understanding of musical line. The pedagogy was borne out of the Westminster Choral Institute at Oxford, where chant has become a part of the daily regimen of the Grammy-nominated Westminster Williamson Voices. James Jordan incorporates this pedagogy into the daily warmups of his choirs.

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Title Composer Edition # Price Qty  
Discovering Chant CD
James Jordan / James Whitbourn X-881200 $5.00
Discovering Chant
Teaching Musicianship and Human Sensibilites through Chant
James Jordan / James Whitbourn / Dominic Gregorio / Steve Pilkington / Isabella Burns G-8812 $32.95
Laudate
Essential Chants for All Musicians (A Discovering Chant Supplement)
James Whitbourn G-8812A $8.95



Salve Regina from Discovering Chant / Laudate GIAPublications

The Westminster Williamson Voices sing chants from Discovering Chant / Laudate. This project is designed to develop musicianship through chant. Make note! This choir of 50 is singing without a conductor!

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