Musicam Sacram

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Musicam Sacram is the title of an instruction on Roman Catholic Sacred Music issued by the Sacred Congregation for Divine Worship on March 5, 1967, in conjunction with the Second Vatican Council.[1][2]

The instruction deals with the form and nature of worship music within the framework of Sacrosanctum Concilium.

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  1. ^ Vatican website: Musicam Sacram
  2. ^ From sacred song to ritual music: twentieth-century understandings by Jan Michael Joncas 1997 ISBN 0-8146-2352-2 page 5