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Pope Pius X Motu proprio on Sacred Music Tra le Sollecitudini promulgated on November 22, 1903 http://www.adoremus.org/MotuProprio.html

Abbey of Saint-Pierre de Solesmes  The institution which Pope Saint Pius X in 1903 entrusted with the mission of restoring the editions of Gregorian Chant for the Roman liturgy.  http://www.solesmes.com

The Order of Saint Benedict   Gregorian Chant Select Bibliography and Web sites.  http://www.osb.org/gen/topics/chantbib2.html#sites

Monastery of Santo Domingo de Silos (Spain)   This site offers, in 12 chapters, a very complete History of Gregorian Chant; in addition the visitor can find Gregorian scores and audio samples.  http://www.abadiadesilos.es/canto.htm   The following authorization is given:  "The use of the content of these pages with cultural or documentary aims is authorized".  [Text in spanish]

Diocese of Ponce, Puerto Rico   Scores of Gregorian Chants and of Classic and Popular songs for the Liturgy.  http://www.pucpr.edu/diocesis/cantoral/14cantoral.html

Liber Usualis   The ultimate chant book containing Gregorian pieces for the entire liturgical year essential for any choir serious about interpreting Gregorian Chant.  It is available from St. Bonaventure Publications.  http://www.libers.com

PDF files of Liber Usualis in square notation can be found at http://www.sanctamissa.org/en/music/gregorian-chant/choir/liber-usualis-1961.html

PDF files of Liber Usualis in modern notation can be found at http://quilisma-publications.info

Text Book of Gregorian Chant according to the Solesmes Method by Dom Gregory Sunol and G.M. Durnford. http://books.google.com.co/books?id=eg3HCEqhV-8C&pg=PA141&lpg=PA141&dq=lesson+gregorian+chant&source=bl&ots=yjeNkruvYA&sig=

Grégoire. Sheet music editing software for Gregorian chant. http://gregoire.tele.free.fr/

Gregedit is a software for editing and hearing gregorian chant.
The software is adapted to Macintosh™. It can work on the PC platform. You can ask the Association "Petrus a stella" for a CD with GregEdit™ installed with all the necessaries in order to emulate a Macintosh™. For any information consult the site: http://gregorian.soft.free.fr/

EarlyMusicNews.Org: Your Link to the International World of Early Music News. http://www.earlymusicnews.org/

Chant Links   Page with numerous links to web pages related to Gregorian Chant.   http://comp.uark.edu/~rlee/otherchant.html

Liturgical workship and music from the Judaism to Christianity. http://www.liturgica.com/html/lit.jsp?hostname=null

Introduction to Medieval Music by Cynthia J. Cyrus     Introduction to Medieval Music from Vanderbilt University's Online Encyclopedia.  http://the-orb.net/encyclop/culture/music/orbmusic.html

Thesaurus Musicarum Latinarum:  The Thesaurus Musicarum Latinarum (TML) is an evolving Latin database of the entire corpus of music theory written during the Middle Ages and the Renaissance, housed at Indiana University (Bloomington, Indiana, USA).  http://www.music.indiana.edu/tml/start.html

Learn Byzantine music: a great site with scores and sound of byzantine chants. http://chant.hchc.edu/

Medieval Byzantine Music and links:   This page attempts to track all Byzantine material on the Internet.  http://www.netserf.org/Music/Gregorian_Chant/

Monumenta Musicae Byzantinae   From the University of Copenhagen.  The site contains an inventory of microfilms. There is a list of the standard abridged version of the sticherarion.  http://www.igl.ku.dk/MMB/Welcome.html

CANTICA NOVA PUBLICATIONS: Traditional music... for the contemporary Church. http://www.canticanova.com/

Liturgica.com: Liturgical worship and music from Judaism to Christianity  http://www.liturgica.com/html/lit.jsp?hostname=liturgica

Manuscripts, Paleography, Codicology - Manuscript images and projects in digitized images of manuscripts. http://labyrinth.georgetown.edu/display.cfm?Action=View&Category=Music

Musique des premieres chrétiens  Essay on the music of the first Christians [French text]  http://apemutam.free.fr/musichretiens.htm.

Hildegard von Bingen a pious woman, artist, who composed music to honor God.  It contains her biography and history, the art, her writings. Reproductions of her manuscripts are included. http://www.healingchants.com/hvb_links.html

Gregorian Chants by Kenneth L. Sublett:   Thesis on Gregorian chants origins among Egyptian monks   http://www.piney.com/MuChants.html

Cantus:   A Gregorian Chant data base.  Indexes of Chants in selected manuscripts and early printed sources of the Divine Office.   http://publish.uwo.ca/~cantus/

Do you love Sacred Renaissance Polyphony  sung as it should be sung?  Do you love Gregorian Chant?  There is a new CD available that will satisfy you to your heart's content!  Go to http://jeff.ostrowski.cc/CD.htm to learn details about a significant sacred music projects in the United States! 

The Catholic Encyclopedia.   Gregorian Chant. http://www.knight.org/advent/cathen/06779a.htm

Daughters of Mary. Nuns who sing Gregorian Chant.  You can listen to a sample of their music here  http://www.daughtersofmary.net/music.php?album=AngelicVoices#AlbumMusic.

Luís Henrique Camargo Quiroz (Brazil)Page with recordings of Gregorian Chant.

Coral Gregoriano de Belo Horizonte. http://www.gregoriano.org.br/gregoriano/index3.htm

SACRED BIBLE  - BIBLE Vulgatae Editionis.  The complete Bible in Latin Vulgate version.  http://speedbible.com/vulgate/

Musicae Sacrae    PIUS XII's instruction on sacred music (December 25, 1955)   http://www.vatican.va/holy_father/pius_xii/encyclicals/documents/hf_p-xii_enc_25121955_musicae-sacrae_en.html

"Sacrosanctum Concilium"  Vatican II Constitution on the Sacred Liturgy  http://www.ewtn.com/library/councils/v2litur.htm

NOTE: This page has been kindly reworked by Gary Penkala, CanticaNOVA Publications. www.canticanova.com

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