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  • A Guided Listening Tour of Bernstein's Mass, with Thomas Cabaniss: VI. Gloria

    A moment of fun, youthful energy, connecting the celebrant and the youth chorus, leads into the most direct assault on church doctrine. The street chorus proclaims direct assault on belief, with a quatrain by Paul Simon: “Half the people are stoned and the other half are waiting for the next election / Half the people are drowning and the other half are swimming in the wrong direction.”