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  • A Guided Listening Tour of Bernstein's Mass, with Thomas Cabaniss: XIV. Sanctus; XV. Agnus Dei; XVI. Fraction “Things Get Broken”

    The voices of the youth choir appear, giving the possibility of hope once again. The street chorus interrupts the mass and demands to know, "If there's a God, why doesn't he just fix the problems in the world?" The celebrant loses his temper, breaking and smashing sacramental vessels, and finally collapses.