Words make you think. Music makes you feel. A song makes you feel a thought.
E.Y. Harburg

Music Is Something You DO

Music Is Something You DO

Jan 18, 2015-- Let me tell about an experience with Gregorian chant. It's just a few notes and we were doing it in English so we would understand the words. The group as a whole would try to find that moment when the silence ended and then come in together. After doing that for several days, at one point, the words really came in. I heard the words of this psalm in a way I've never heard before. If you read the early fathers of the church, the purpose of the music is to bring the word in, into the heart. (25454 reads)


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