Second Vatican Council
- Twenty-first Ecumenical Council of the Roman Catholic Church (11 October 1962–8 December 1965, Rome) whose Constitution on the Sacred Liturgy (Sacrosanctum Concilium) became the basis for changes in the liturgy and in the practice of liturgical music from the late 1960s until the present.
Historical dictionary of sacred music. Joseph P. Swain. 2006.
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