St. Gregory and the Gregorian Music

Author: E. G. P. Wyatt
Published: 1904
Language: English
Wordcount: 11,401 / 42 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 63.6
LoC Category: ML
Downloads: 502
Added to site: 2010.03.10
mnybks.net#: 26946
Genre: Music
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rouse and touch them; and in fact the sound of his sweet melodies has gathered in the Churches not merely spiritual men, but also those who are less cultivated and sensitive.

"I pray you not to allow yourself to remain in disagreement either with this Church, which is the chief head of religion, and from which no one wishes to stray, or with all those Churches of which we have spoken, if you love to live in complete peace and concord with the Universal Church. For if--which we do not believe--your aversion for our instruction and for the tradition of our holy Pontiff is such that you are not willing to conform in every point to our rite, both in chants and lessons, know that we will repel you from our communion; for it is fitting and healthful for you to follow the usages for which the Roman Church, mother of all and mistress of you, shows such great love and invincible attachment. For this reason we order you, under pain of excommunication, to conform in the Churches both in singing and reading exclus

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