Languages

Ask IPA Source: “The Requiem Mass – Complete Text” and “The Ordinary of the Mass – Complete Text compared

An IPA Source customer asks: What is the difference between “The Requiem Mass – Complete Text” and “The Ordinary of the Mass – Complete Text“? Is one of them more extensive than the other? Bard answers: The Ordinary is the invariable part of the Mass such as the Kyrie, Sanctus, and Agnus Dei are part… Read More

Which Latin?

This post by Bruce Tammen originally appeared on the Chicago Chorale blog here and is republished with the author’s permission. The “which Latin?” issue rears its head, relative to the Mahler 8 first movement (Veni, Creator Spiritus). When I was in college, this issue did not exist, at least in Iowa: we pronounced the language… Read More