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various works on LITURGY, HYMNODY, LANGUAGE and HISTORY
offered here (free of charge) for choir, reference, and instruction


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LATIN

Classical Latin grammar, Latin reference, Romance linguistics

Latin through the Liturgy [Jensen] 1.1

Introduction to Liturgical Latin through the Ordinary of the Mass.
Useful for study of Classical Latin as well. 9 pp.


The Pronunciation of Ecclesiastical Latin [Jensen] 1.1

Roman pronunciation of Ecclesiastical Latin,
customary since the Nineteenth Century. 1 page.

An Outline of Latin Grammar [Jensen] 1.0

Classical Latin, useful for Liturgy as well. Reveals cogent
structure of grammar. Useful rules, rhymes etc. assist memory.
Mastery of this outline ensures fluency in language. 5 pp.

Roman Catholic Chuch Latin Vulgar Latin Missal Latin Mass Latin Breviary Latin Bible Liber Usualis Graduale Romanum Antiphonale Monasticum

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LITURGY

Roman Catholic Latin Mass Holy Liturgy Divine Liturgy Divine Office Liber Usulais

An Outline of the Traditional Mass [Jensen] 1.0

Outline of the traditional (Tridentine) Mass. Includes
rubrics (directions) for both choir and congregation. 2 pp.

Graduale Facilius [Jensen] 2.0

Friendly arrangement of the Graduále Románum
(1961), set to Gregorian Psalm Tones. Instructions
and rubrics are provided in English. 197 pp.

Credo I [Jensen] 1.0

Traditional and most beautiful setting of the Latin Credo. 2 pp.

Credo Ambrosiano [Jensen] 1.0

Ambrosian Chant. Simple and lovely setting of the Latin Credo. 2 pp.

Gregorian Compline [Jensen] 1.0

Latin Compline (concluding prayers of day) set to
plainsong of the Graduále Románum (1961). 15 pp.

Kyriale Simplex with Drones and Descants [Jensen] 1.0

Simple Gregorian Ordinary in square notation with optional parts.
Thorough notes and instructions. 14 pp.
Audio Realization

TANTUM ERGO [Jensen] 1.0

Oral tradition part-setting of liturgical hymn,
preserved on island of Corsica. Choral use. 1 page.

A Traditional Anglican Gradual [Jensen] 1.0

Minor propers set to Gregorian Psalm Tones.
Conforms with 1928 BCP (USA). 172 pp.

Traditional Anglican Evensong [Jensen] 1.0

A complete setting of Anglican Evensong to the traditional Gregorian Chants.
Includes the proper psalms for all Sundays of the liturgical year. 87 pp.


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GREGORIAN CHANT (PLAINSONG)

Anglican Anglo-Catholic High Mass Sung Mass Vespers Evening Prayer

How to Read Gregorian Chant [Jensen] 1.0

Concise and thorough guide to reading
Gregorian Chant. Includes neums. 5 pp.

Gregorian Modes [Jensen] 1.0

Guide to the modal system of Gregorian Chant. 1 page.

How to Sing Gregorian Chant [Jensen] 1.0

Concise and thorough summary of the proper
technique for singing Gregorian Chant. 1 page.

How to Chant the Psalms [Jensen] 1.0

Concise and thorough directions for the the proper
chanting of psalms to the Gregorian Tones. 1 page.

Plainsong is Plain Speech [Jensen] 1.0

Concise and thorough guide to expression
of texts in singing Gregorian Chant. 2 pp.

Plainsong, not Performance [Jensen] 1.0

Essay on the history, character and spirituality of Gregorian Chant. Suggestions
for introducing plainsong to parish. Both Novus Ordo and Traditional Rite. 11 pp.

Gapped Scales and Variant Melodies in
the 1979 Graduale Romanum [Jensen] 1.0

Data regarding Gregorian Chant which are often
overlooked. Some not available elsewhere. 4 pp.

Musical Modes Modality Church Modes Musical Major Minor Scales Gapped Scales Mmusical Interval Pitch Key

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FASOLA HYMNODY

Shape-Notes Gapped Scales Quartal Pentatonic Hexatonic Heptatonic Folk-Hymn George Pullen Jackson Dorothy Horn

The Acoustic Basis of the Diatonic Scale [Jensen] 1.1

Thorough examination of the acoustic (natural) generation of the do-re-mi scale.
Musical background or advanced mathematics unnecessary. Discusses tuning
methods, including equal temperament. 10 pp.

A Modal Study of The Sacred Harp (1991) [Jensen] 2.1

Modal index of The Sacred Harp (current edition, 1991), 86 pp.
Classification statistically based, does not rely on preconceptions.

These two Modal Studies provide a structural explanation for the raised 6th in certain minor tunes.

A Modal Study of Seven Shape-Note Hymnals [Jensen] 2.1

Modal index of seven shape-note hymnals from Early American fasola tradition.
Classification statistically based, does not rely on preconceptions. 141 pp.

A Dispersed Harmony [Jensen] 1.0

Set of 40 hymns, set pieces and anthems from Early American hymnals.
Standard notation (round notes). Original settings, barring edited to reflect traditional
practice. (The Introduction provides a structural explanation for the distinctive rhythm.)
Many new texts, from traditional sources. Annotated. 76 pp.

An Account of my Meeting with Raymond Hamrick in 1983 [Jensen] 1.0

Summary of interview (1983) with Raymond C. Hamrick (1915-2014), noted authority
on Early American hymnody. Composer in The Original Sacred Harp (1991 ed.). 4 pp.

PSALM 137 [Jensen] 1.0

New metrical translation of Psalm 137. Set in standard
notation to the American folk-hymn Meditation. 1 page.

SHILOH {Jensen] 1.0

Metrical set piece from English West Gallery
period. Not published since 1834. 1 page.


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ENGLISH

grammar dialect linguistics ESL didactic poetry good manners poem

An Extensive Outline of English Grammar [Jensen] 1.1

Regards grammatical relations as roles rather than rules. Format is appropriate for
reference and instruction. Will assist confident and expressive use of English, including
acquisition as a second language. 34 pp. [not earlier draft; thoroughly revised and corrected]

Sound Recognition for New Readers [Jensen] 1.0

Phonetic guide to teach reading. Uses sample words rather than unfamiliar symbols.
Actual sounds of the English language and the letter(s) which represent them. 1 page.

A Little Book of Admonitory Verse [Jensen] 1.0

Small set of light verse for all ages. Title is self-explanatory. 8 pp.


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BIOGRAPHY/HISTORY


Gertrude Glutsch Jensen (1903–1986), Oregon Conservationist [Jensen] 1.1

Chair of the Oregon Columbia River Gorge Commission from 1953 until 1969. Pioneer in other areas,
including professional rights of women, and deaf education. Her work preserved the Gorge. 24 pp.

Military History of Portland, Oregon during
the Civil War and Reconstruction [Jensen] 1.0

The military data recorded in the City Directories of Portland, Oregon from 1863 to 1880. 18 pp.

Mieczysław Józef Poniatowski, Son of Poland [Jensen] 1.0

Biographical sketch of Col. M. J. Poniatowski, hero in the Polish Resistance during World War II.
Prepared from original research, mainly of his personal papers. Much not available elsewhe
re. 13 pp.


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