The Music of the Catholic Church - 

Catholic Church Music Through the Ages

Edward Schaefer

Second Printing ... and now available in ebook format!

Catholic Music Through the Ages is published by Hillenbrand Books.  It is available at and

It was originally commissioned for use as a textbook for seminaries, but its final design makes it useful for anyone who has an interest in the history, formative powers, and liturgical use of the Church's music.

The text is designed to be accompanied by approximately 50 recordings.  Links to these recordings are available on the recordings page of this site.

This site also offers teaching aids and updates to accompany the text.

This is a book like none other on the Church's music.  Put it on your "must buy" list today.