Many of our readers likely know that the Chant Café is one of three sister websites, including New Liturgical Movement and Musica Sacra. Musica Sacra has a substantial main site that offers vast resources and links, including this remarkable library, to help local musicians do their work well, and a thriving forum that is searchable, so that the answers to all sorts of interesting questions are “on file” and right at hand.
This week a very interesting question has arisen on the Musica Sacra Forum about breathing during chant. As often happens in these discussions, a single question quickly became a complex of related questions.
For anyone involved in singing chant–or singing at all–you might like to take a look.