Catholic musicians gathered to blog about liturgy and life.
Monday, October 1, 2012
What is the Ictus, anyway?
by Arlene Oost-Zinner
It isn't a word accent. It isn't a downbeat. Why is it so controversial? Some claim it is the tool that has kept the chant moving forward for over one hundred years. Others shudder at the thought. Learn more about it in Dom Mocquereau's A Study of Gregorian Musical Rhythm, available now on Amazon.