In my workshop Beyond Square Notes: chant and the Graduale Novum, I make frequent use of transcriptions in order to help facilite reading of the ancient note shapes.  However, the modern notation of these transcriptions will tempt the singer to sing what it looks like the notation says, rather than the sound that it intends to represent.  Those interested in attending the workshop will find it helpful, therefore, to become familiar with the sound of the chant examples in advance, so that the first taste of these chants will be with the ear and not with the eye.  I am posting those examples here without the accompanying commentary.

 

Communion: Lutum fecit (Graduale Novum, 87).

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