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Mary Star Elementary – 10/26 Mass

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How do I start chanting?

Good news: you are already “wired” to chant. You have it in you. To give yourself the gift you already have, three basic steps:

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Next Missa Cantata (Extraordinary Form) JPII center in Yorba Linda: 10/28

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Proper of the Mass (Ordinary form) – Translations

5:15 PM Mass at Mary Star of the Sea (Sundays): the proper of the Graduale Romanum are sung, in latin.

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Need help with latin and square notes?..

Need help with latin? Our advice is: pick a short phrase (ex: an Introit antiphon) and translate it word by word. How? There’s an app for that :  S.P.Q.R. (click on link)

Also, to sight-read and sing Gregorian Notation: app called iChant (for Android)

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.bengeorge.ichant

If you know nothing about chant and want to learn, this is a great app to help you get started.

We also came across this new app, which sounds great, but we have not tried it yet: Square Notes