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Dum Medium Silentium

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The Spirit of Silence



Who then tells a finer tale than any of us? Silence does.

Karen Blixen (Isak Dinesen), Last Tales (1957)



I am going to heed the words of Isak Dinesen this morning and let silence tell its tales. It will certainly tell a better one than I this morning.

Here’s a piece of music from Lithuanian composer Vytautas Mi┼íkinis performed by the Atlanta Master Chorale. It is titled Dum Medium Silentium which is derived from a 12th century Gregorian chant whose first line translates as While all things were in quiet silence.

Enough said…



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