Simple English Propers

This is the home of Simple English Propers, a project and book by Adam Bartlett. This extraordinary work provides complete entrance, offertory, and communion propers in English with psalms in modal chant, with four-line notation, for Sundays and solemnities. They can be sung by a single cantor or a full choir. The modes from the Gregorian original are wholly preserved to capture the sound and feel of the Graduale Romanum proper chants. They follow a total of 24 chant formulas to make singing easy for any choir in any parish. 

The Simple English Propers is available in hardcover in the CMAA catalog, and as free PDF documents.

Compiled Booklets

Advent Season

Christmas Season

Lenten Season


Easter Season

Ordinary Time

Feasts and Solemnities

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Simple English Propers

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