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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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“You have thereby removed from the celebration of the Mass all superstitions, all greed for lucre, and all irreverence … removed its celebrations from private homes and profane places to holy and consecrated sanctuaries. You have banished from the temple of the Lord the more effeminate singing and musical compositions.”
— Bishop Racozonus, speaking at the last session of the Council of Trent (1563)

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The Most Sensitive Musical Instrument
published 6 July 2017 by Andrew Leung

ERE IS A VIDEO of Arvo Pärt’s commencement speech at St. Vladimir’s Seminary in 2014. This video shows how the composer is deeply rooted in the faith. He believes that one must prepare the soul before producing good music and the music will reflect how well one’s soul is. Human soul is the most sensitive musical instrument. This is definitely a video worth watching and reflecting on.