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Andrew Leung is a seminarian for the Roman Catholic Diocese of Steubenville, Ohio. He has served as Director of Music at St. Pius X Church (Atlanta) and taught Gregorian chant at the Cistercian Monastery of the Holy Spirit (Georgia). For two years, he will be studying in Macau, China.
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“We must say it plainly: the Roman rite as we knew it exists no more. It has gone. Some walls of the structure have fallen, others have been altered—we can look at it as a ruin or as the partial foundation of a new building. Think back, if you remember it, to the Latin sung High Mass with Gregorian chant. Compare it with the modern post-Vatican II Mass. It is not only the words, but also the tunes and even certain actions that are different. In fact it is a different liturgy of the Mass.”
— Fr. Joseph Gelineau (1978)

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The New Feature on the Organ of King's College
published 13 October 2016 by Andrew Leung

HE PIPE ORGAN in the chapel of King’s College, Cambridge, was recently restored. Most of the pipes were removed from the organ to be repaired and cleaned. The organ builders also reconstructed part of the organ case. Pictures were taken during the restoration process and can be found on the Facebook page of the Choir of King’s College.

A new feature has been added to the chapel organ. This cool “Pedal Divide” feature allows the organist to play the bass line and a solo line on the pedals at the same time, which means splitting the pedalboard into half with two different registrations. This feature can also be found on the organ in Notre Dame de France. Here is one of King’s College’s organ scholars introducing the “Pedal Divide” feature: