Gregorian Chant for Today's Choirs
by Anthony Ruff OSB
© 2012 by GIA Publications, Inc.; English psalm verses are the Revised Grail Psalms, © 2010, Conception Abbey and The Grail, admin. by GIA Publications, Inc.; English canticle verses © 2008, Conception Abbey, admin. by GIA Publications, Inc.; passages from the New American Bible, © 1970 Confraternity of Christian Doctrine; passages from the New Revised Standard Version Bible © 1989, Division of Christian Education of the National Council of Churches of Christ in the United States of America;Tones for the English Psalms are © St. Meinrad Archabbey.
From renowned chant expert and scholar Anthony Ruff, OSB, comes an incredible collection of Gregorian chant for choirs. The book contains 100 hymns and antiphons with psalm verses for every season and occasion. Word-by-word English translations of the Latin responses are provided to aid the singers’ understanding. The psalm verses are in Latin and English on facing pages with easy-to-follow pointing to match the psalm tones. The English psalm verses are from the Revised Grail Psalms. A demonstration recording of chants from Canticum novum is also available. This disc provides a very helpful model of singing these chants, while representing the broad range of chants in the
complete collection. This groundbreaking work is sure to become a foremost resource for teaching and learning chant.
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