About this title: When these recordings were made at Solesmes Abbey in 1930, Dom Joseph Gajard had just begun his long tenure as leader of the Solesmes monks; it would last until 1971. He had just taken over leadership of the already world-famous choir from Dom André Mocquereau, a quarrelsome character whose opinions on chant singing ran so deeply he sought to create his own retread of Liber Usualis only three years after it appeared in print in 1903. This edition has been long discredited, as Mocquereau made some errors in terms of his ...
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