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  • noel jones, aagonoel jones, aago
    Posts: 6,600
    The Simplex is the step that eases the transition to the Graduale Romanum...

    Here's proof:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ie7zFRfmTOU

    Once your singers are able to sing these with beauty and grace, they can easily move to the Romanum...having developed a musicianship that is needed to conquer the challenge of getting the ear away from major/minor and into the modes.