Various Catholic LPs

By | April 19, 2010

Vinyl Records in our collection, and how obscure they are:

Gregorian Chant Masses sung by the Benedictine Monks of St. John’s Abbey, Gerard Farrell, O.S.B., director
Liturgical Press, Collegeville, MN EMC-63-1520/1521
found in 30 libraries on WorldCat
1 used for sale at Amazon

St. Norbert Abbey Choir
Canons Regular of Premontre
De Pere, Wisconsin
Rev. Robert W. Olson, O. Praem, cantor
LP XTV-85098/9
1 reference on the Internet
found in no libraries on WorldCat
(very obscure)
This includes recording of works by Fr. Robert Sromovsky, O.Praem.

Hail Holy Queen: Selections from the Liturgy of Our Lady
sung by The Trappist Monks of Gethsemani
Columbia ML 5205
found in 35 libraries on WorldCat
I found no copies currently for sale online, but some clips of songs on Youtube.

Hymns to the Blessed Virgin Mary – James Swittel
(10 inch version – DL 5420)
I found one copy for sale at GEMM.
Found in no libraries on WorldCat
(The 12″ LP is in the Marian Library at Dayton, OH, however but not cataloged. There is also a very rare set of 78s of this.)

Hymns to the Sacred Heart of Jesus – James Swittel
(10 inch – DL 5476)
Found for sale on Ebay.
Found in 2 libraries on WorldCat

The Holy Saturday Exultet and Sacred Polyphony
Immaculate Conception Seminary Schola
Gregorian Institute of America DS-1
Found in 2 libraries on WorldCat
No copies found for sale anywhere.

Priest Chants at the Altar
Rev. John Selner and Joseph Brennan
Gregorian Institute of America ACLP-1
Found in 1 library on WorldCat (in Los Angeles)

Sing to Mary: Selected Hymns in Honor of Mary
Catholic University of America Chorus
under the direction of John Paul
Catholic Recordings – Catholic Distributors, Inc.
CD-CH-1048A/B
Found in no libraries on WorldCat
(There is a copy in the Marian Library in Dayton, OH)

Ave Maria – Jessica Dragonette, Soprano
LP 2357 – St. Anthony’s Guild
Found in 7 libraries on WorldCat
One copy for sale on GEMM.

The Blessed Virgin Mary
St. Meinrad Chancel Choir
St. Meinrad Recordings HO8L-1380/1
Found in 4 libraries on WorldCat
Found for sale.

I’ll post more of these soon.

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